[Linux-aus] Photovoltaic inverter monitoring or logging software

Adam Nielsen a.nielsen at shikadi.net
Sun Feb 2 00:43:24 EST 2014

> I am seeking software that will interface with Rewatt inverters,
> which apparently have an RS232 interface socket. The inverters come
> with a software disk, the supplied software apparently being for only
> MS Windows.

A quick Google suggests at least some of these are rebranded models
from a company called JFY.  There's a thread on Whirlpool where people
were able to get data out of JFY inverters using Python scripts:


Either way it seems like it'd be a pretty straightforward protocol to
reverse engineer, assuming you've tried to contact the manufacturer and
they were unwilling to provide any info on the communication protocol.


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