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Mike

Mike is an Android man, researcher of all things good and bad, likes all wheeled sports, loves gadgets, enjoys all music, into home automation, likes Samsung, voted Brexit, enjoys talk radio, has a Brompton electric bike, drives a Tesla Model 3, is a hard worker, a passionate self-educator, crazy about drones, a gambler, blogger for over 20 years, enjoys gardening, Microsoft over Apple, an investor in stocks and cryptocurrency, a homeowner, a futurist, married for life, has family all over the world, a cat man do, loves beer, travel & life.

5 Responses

  1. blank Dave S says:

    Hi Mike, great write up!
    One minor thing I noticed;
    The Modbus address shown in the GModbus example is different than the one in the modpoll example. (237 vs 247).
    Not sure what your inverter is but mine is at the default 247. Not a biggy but someone may get confused/stuck if they are trying to use both.
    Cheers

  2. blank Mike says:

    Hi Dave,
    Thanks. A lot of work, but worth it.

    Thanks for spotting the error. I have changed the Modbus Address in the post to 247 and redone the screenshot to reflect this. I went back and tested it, and it connected successfully.
    Mike

  3. blank David says:

    I’ve tried this and got it installed but the integration caused my inverter to restart every 5-10 mins. Anyone else seen this?

  4. blank Mike says:

    Hi David,
    From what I understand, this solution should not affect your inverter in any shape or form. The direction is from the Inverter to Home Assistant, not the other way around. Something else is causing your inverter to restart every 5-10 minutes.
    Mike

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