Updating the Firmware


Qualified person

If no automatic update is set in the communication product (e.g. SMA Data Manager or Sunny Home Manager) or in Sunny Portal, you have the option of carrying out a manual firmware update.

You have the following options to update the firmware:

  • Update the firmware with the existing update file via the user interface of the inverter.

  • Search and install the firmware via the user interface of the inverter.

Update the firmware with the existing update file via the user interface of the inverter.

Requirements:

  • An update file with the desired inverter firmware must be available. The update file is, for example, available for download on the product page of the inverter at www.SMA-Solar.com. To download the update file, it is necessary to enter the serial number of the inverter.

Procedure:

  1. Open the user interface Establishing a connection to the user interface).
  2. Log into the user interface as an Installer Logging In and Out of the User Interface).
  3. Select the menu Device Configuration.
  4. In the inverter row, click on the gear icon and select Update firmware.
  5. Select [Browse] and select the update file for the inverter.
  6. Select Update firmware.
  7. Follow the instructions in the dialog.

Search and install the firmware via the user interface of the inverter.

Requirements:

  • The inverter must be connected to the Internet.

Procedure:

  1. Open the user interface Establishing a connection to the user interface).
  2. Log into the user interface as an Installer Logging In and Out of the User Interface).
  3. Click on [Edit parameters].
  4. Go to Device > Update.
  5. Select the parameter Check for update and install it and set it to Execute.
  6. Click on [Save all].
  • The firmware is updated in the background.