7 of 20 - Complete Menu Overview - Selecting Grid Standard

On the main screen there are several icons denoting the different components of the entire system. From left to right, here are what the icons represent:

  1. PV Module icon (top left):  PV arrays connected to the inverter
  2. Battery icon (top right):  high-voltage energy storage system connected to the inverter
  3. Inverter icon (middle):  Solis Energy Storage Inverter
  4. House icon (middle-top-right):  home or building that consumes power
  5. Meter icon (top-right):  meter connected to the inverter via RS-485 that is gathering net consumption data 
  6. Grid icon: (bottom-right): the grid (or utility) providing power to the home
  7. Light bulb icon: (middle-bottom-right):  backup power being consumed by the backup loads panel

There are four buttons beneath the screen that can be pressed:

  1. ESC - This is essentially a "back" button allowing you to return to the previous screen
  2. UP - Use this button to scroll up within the menus
  3. DOWN - Use this button to scroll down within the menus
  4. ENTER - This is the "select" button which lets you choose and save settings within the interface


LED Indicator Lights


Note: Pressing Enter brings you to the main menu where there are four different options: (1) Information (2) Settings (3) Advanced Information (4) Advanced Settings


  1. Information
    1. General Information
      1. Inverter SN (serial number)
      2. Device Status
      3. Battery Status
      4. Backup Status
      5. Grid Status
      6. Wakeup Status
      7. DRM NO (number)
      8. Model No (number)
      9. Software Ver (version)
    2. System Information
      1. Solar Power (W)
      2. Solar (MPPT) Voltage 1 (V)
      3. Solar (MPPT) Voltage 2 (V)
      4. Solar (MPPT) Current 1 (A)
      5. Solar (MPPT) Current 2 (A)
      6. Grid Power (W)
      7. Grid Voltage (V)
      8. Grid Frequency (Hz)
      9. Battery Voltage (V)
      10. Backup Voltage (V)
      11. Discharge Power (kWh)
    3. Energy Records
      1. Total Energy (kWh)
      2. Today (kWh)
      3. Yesterday (kWh)
      4. This Month (kWh)
      5. Last Month (kWh)
      6. This Year (kWh)
      7. Last Year (kWh)
    4. BMS Information (battery management system) 
      1. Battery Voltage (V)
      2. Battery Current (A)
      3. Charge Limit (A)
      4. SOC Value (state of charge)
      5. SOH Value 
      6. BMS Status
    5. Meter Information
      1. Internal
        1. Meter Voltage (V)
        2. Meter Current (A)
        3. Meter Power (W)
        4. Meter Energy (kWh)
        5. Input Energy (kWh)
        6. Output Energy (kWh)
      2. External
        1. Meter Voltage L1 (V)
        2. Meter Current L1 (A)
        3. Meter Voltage L2 (V)
        4. Meter Current L2 (A)
        5. Meter Power (W)
        6. Meter Energy (kWh)
        7. Input Energy (kWh)
        8. Output Energy (kWh)
  2. Settings
    1. Set Time/Date
      1. The date is in Year-Month-Day format
      2. Use the UP/DOWN buttons to change the values
      3. Use the Enter button to select the value
      4. The time is in 24-hour format
      5. Press ESC and then Enter when "Save & Send" is highlighted
    2. Set Address
      1. Select "01" if there is just one inverter on site - then press ESC
      2. Select a different value if there is more than one inverter on site
      3. Press ESC and then Enter when "Save & Send" is highlighted
    3. Set Language
      1. There are two language options: English and Mandarin
      2. Highlight the preferred choice and then press ENTER
  3. Advanced Information (note: password is 0010 - Press DOWN, DOWN, UP, ENTER)
    1. Alarm Message
      1. This is a history/log of past alarm messages
      2. The date/time and message are all saved here
    2. Warning Message
      1. This is a history/log of past warning messages
      2. The date/time and message are all saved here
    3. Running Status
      1. General Status
        1. DC Bus Voltage (V)
        2. Power Factor
        3. Power Limit
        4. Inverter Temperature
        5. Grid Standard
      2. Advanced Status
        1. Grid Filter NO (number)
        2. Ground Voltage (V)
        3. Relay-Fault Func (Run/Stop)
        4. ILeak-Fault Func (Run/Stop)
        5. AFCI-Fault Func (Run/Stop)
        6. PV-G-Fault Func (Run/Stop)
        7. OV-F-Load Func (Run/Stop)
        8. GRID-INTF.02 Func (Run/Stop)
    4. Communication Data
      1. This will look like a bunch of letters and numbers constantly changing
    5. Yield Profile(production history shown in bar graphs)
      1. Monthly Energy
      2. Yearly Energy
      3. Total Energy
  4. Advanced Settings (note: password is 0010 - Press Down, Down, Up, Enter)
    1. Select Standard
      1. For the US: UL-240V
    2. Switches
      1. ON will turn the system on
      2. OFF will turn the system off
      3. Stop is like a standby mode
    3. Battery Control
      1. Battery Select
        1. B-Box HV (BYD B-Box Series)
        2. Lg_HV (LG Chem RESU10H)
      2. Battery Wakeup
    4. Backup Control
      1. Backup ON/OFF
        1. Turns the backup loads (critical loads) panel on and off
      2. Backup Settings
        1. Backup Voltage (V)
          1. Set to 240.0V for US
        2. Backup Frequency (Hz)
          1. Set to 60.00Hz for US
        3. Voltage Droop
    5. Storage Energy Set
      1. Meter Select
        1. There are two options but for residential systems select 1Ph meter
          1. 1Ph meter (single-phase meter)
          2. 3Ph meter (three-phase meter)
      2. Storage Mode Select
        1. Time Charging
          1. Optimal Income (Run/Stop)
          2. Charge Limit (A)
          3. Discharge Limit (A)
          4. Charge Time
            1. The time range in which the battery will accept a charge from the PV
            2. HH is the hour and MM is the minute
          5. Discharge time
            1. The time range in which the battery is able to export it's power to the home
            2. Total time is displayed on the right in hour-minute format
        2. Off-Grid Mode
          1. This mode is used when there is no grid power
          2. ON and OFF options 
    6. STD. Mode Settings
      1. Working Mode Set
        1. There are multiple different options
        2. Select NULL for no working mode
      2. Ramp Rate Limit
        1. Power Rate
        2. RateP_Sts-US
        3. Ramp_up-US
        4. Reconnect-US
      3. Freq. Derate Set (frequency)
        1. Freq Derate Mode
          1. Select NULL for no derate mode
      4. 10mins Voltage Set
        1. 10mins Voltage (V)
      5. Voltage PCC Set
        1. VRefPCC (V)
        2. VRefOfs (V)
      6. Initial Settings
        1. Work Mode Default
        2. Ramp Rate Default
        3. Fre Derate Default
        4. 10mVoltage Default
        5. DRM ON/OFF
    7. Software Update
      1. HMI Update 
        1. HMI stands for "human-machine-interface"
        2. The HMI is the display screen
        3. The current firmware version can be found here
      2. DSP Update
        1. DSP stands for "digital signal processor"
        2. The current firmware version can be found here
    8. Export Power Set
      1. Backflow Power
        1. This is the amount of power that the inverter will allow to be exported to the grid
        2. Change this value with the UP and DOWN buttons
      2. ON/OFF
      3. FailSafe ON/OFF
    9. Calibrate
      1. Total Energy
      2. Power Parameter
    10. Reset Password
    11. Restart HMI
      1. HMI stands for human-machine-interface and is the inverter display screen



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Michael is the author of this solution article.

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