Solar Gateway

Ports

Solar Gateway Ports

Ethernet Port – This Ethernet port is used to connect the Solar Gateway to your LAN.

Reset Button – This button resets the Solar Gateway back to factory defaults. Press and hold the Reset button for more than 10 seconds while the Gateway is powered on.

LEDs and Connectors

Solar Gateway LEDs and Connectors

LEDs

Power – The Power LED will light steady green when the device is connected to a power source. The LED may change color during general system activity.

Network Activity The Network Activity LED will light steady green when the network and cloud are connected. It will light red if a network connection cannot be established

Inverter Activity – The Inverter Activity LED will light steady green when all Microinverters are detected. It will light yellow if one or more of the Microinverters are missing and light red if errors are detected.

Connectors

The Solar Gateway has two external connectors.

Input – Connects the Gateway to the Microinverter.

Output – Connects the AC cable to the Gateway.

Installation

WARNING: Before installing this product, disconnect the solar system from the grid or any source of power to prevent shock or damage.

    • Tilt the Gateway forward and hook it underneath the upper edge of the solar module railing. Rotate it down until it stops and rests along the side of the AC Module.

Tilt the Solar Gateway forward and hook it underneath the upper edge of the solar module railing

    • Use the AC Disconnect Tool to disconnect the AC trunk cable from the Microinverter.

Use the AC Disconnect Tool to disconnect the AC trunk cable from the Microinverter.

    • Connect the AC trunk cable to the Output connector on the Solar Gateway.

Connect the AC trunk cable to the Output connector on the Solar Gateway.

    • Connect the Input cable on the Solar Gateway to the four-prong connector on the Microinverter.

Connect the Input cable on the Solar Gateway to the four-prong connector on the Microinverter.

Solar Gateway Setup

The sunMAX Install app allows you to set up the Solar Gateway on your network to communicate with the Ubiquiti cloud management software. Download the sunMAX Install app on your mobile device from the App Store (iOS) or Google Play™ (Android).

    • Launch the app once your download is complete.
    • Type your username and password into their corresponding fields.

Note: The username and password are created when you register online at https:// account.ubnt.com/login

    • Tap Sign In to sign into the app and proceed.

Tap Sign In to sign into the sunMAX Install app and proceed

    • Tap Install to select a customer site to view or install.

Tap Install to select a customer site to view or install.

    • Tap Gateway from the Site Dashboard screen.

ap Gateway from the Site Dashboard screen

    • When prompted for a connection type to your local network, tap Ethernet.

When prompted for a connection type to your local network, tap Ethernet.

    • Connect an Ethernet cable to your Solar Gateway by performing steps a-c and tap Next when finished.

Connect an Ethernet cable to your Solar Gateway by performing steps a-c and tap Next when finished.

 

    • Remove the Port Cover from the Solar Gateway and remove the Cable Feed Plug from the Port Cover.

Remove the Port Cover from the Solar Gateway and remove the Cable Feed Plug from the Port Cover.

 

  • Connect an Ethernet cable from your home network to the Ethernet Port on the Solar Gateway.

Connect an Ethernet cable from your home network to the Ethernet Port on the Solar Gateway.

 

  • Replace the Port Cover

Replace the Port Cover

 

  • Tap Scan QR to pair the Solar Gateway with the current customer site information

Tap Scan QR to pair the Gateway with the current customer site information

 

  • Scan the QR code to complete the pairing process.

Scan the QR code to complete the pairing process.

 

 

    • The MAC address and serial number should appear. Tap Next to continue or Redo Scan if necessary.

The MAC address and serial number should appear. Tap Next to continue or Redo Scan if necessary.

 

  • The following screen appears while the Gateway is connecting to your LAN and being configured.

The following screen appears while the Gateway is connecting to your LAN and being configured.

 

  • Tap Done to complete the installation.

Tap Done to complete the installation.