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SWCA Serial Communications Adapter

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Quick Overview

The
SWCA serial communications adapter allows for remote set-up, adjustment,
troubleshooting and monitoring of up to eight SW or PS series inverters
from a personal computer.


The package
includes the SWCA adapter, DOS based software, 25' (7.6 m) of cable
and a DB9 connector. Connection to the SWCA can be via 4 conductor
phone type cable or with standard PC modems over telephone line.

Features

System Includes
  • SW Communications Adapter with LED on-line indicator.
  • Serial port adapter (RJ11 phone jack to DB9 connector) for connection of the phone type cable to the PC.
  • 25 foot, 4 connector phone type cable (with RJ11 jacks on both ends).
  • 3.5" floppy disk with DOS SineWave control panel software (SWCPS.EXE)
  • Detailed instruction manual including installment, software installation and suggested PC modem information.

SWCA Serial Communications Adapter

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Details

The package includes the SWCA adapter, DOS based software, 25' (7.6 m) of cable and a DB9 connector. Connection to the SWCA can be via 4 conductor phone type cable or with standard PC modems over telephone line.

SWCA Includes:

SW Communications Adapter with LED on-line indicator.
Serial port adapter (RJ11 phone jack to DB9 connector) for connection of the phone type cable to the PC.
25 foot, 4 connector phone type cable (with RJ11 jacks on both ends).
3.5" floppy disk with DOS SineWave control panel software (SWCPS.EXE)
Detailed instruction manual including installment, software installation and suggested PC modem information.

Control your SW series inverter from your PC:
The SWCA allows control and monitoring of your SW series inverter from your PC computer. All menu settings and LED indicators are displayed on the PC computer screen. The included PC / DOS software allows local connection to the inverter (up to 1000 feet) using a PC computer serial port and standard phone type cable. You can also use any terminal emulation software (such as HYPER-TERMINAL) with any PC or MAC computer to connect and adjust the settings instead of the using the DOS software.

Remote Modem Connection:
The SWCA makes remote set-up simple and easy for end users, dealers, distributors or anyone familiar with SW series inverters. Know what is going on, change menu setting and optimize system performance without a site visit! The SWCA can even be used to do simple troubleshooting by accessing meters and error conditions from your home or office. This feature is great for new users and allows dealers to guide their customers through simple set-up and adjustment problems that would usually require on-site assistance. An ideal service option for authorized Xantrex installers, distributors and dealers.

Remote connection requires a telephone line and a PC modem for connection to the inverter. The computer you use to call the inverter also requires a modem and a terminal emulation program such as HYPER-TERMINAL or similar. Suggested Modem: US Robotics external 33.6 PC modem or equivalent.

Data Logging and Site History Information:
Software developed by third party vendors will allow collection and manipulation of the data transmitted by the SWCA from the SW Series inverter.

Benefits:

By accessing your SW Series inverter from the office or home, you can reduce site visits and lower system operation and maintenance costs.
Optimize system performance and do remote troubleshooting and adjust up to 8 inverters with a single PC and/or modem.
Can be used to control all operating modes, including; generator, energy management, utility
interactive, and utility back-up mode.
Connect an SW inverter/charger to existing home automation and control networks.
Know what is happening with the energy system at your summerhouse without a mid-winter visit.

Minimum System Requirements:
IBM compatible computer with at least a 386 processor and 8 meg RAM and DOS or Windows software. Modem access is provided on a dial in basis only and requires a modem capable of operation at 9600 baud with auto answer capability. Connection of a PC or modem to the SWCA may require additional cables and adapters. A terminal emulation program is also required for use with modems (included with most modern versions of Windows).