I have a Fronius IG Plus inverter and I'm considering adding the web datalogger. I've not been able to find much information about it and very few reviews. Given its ridiculous price, I feel like I need more info before spending $1K+ to add web access and data logging to my inverter.
Do you like it? Is it worth it? Have you worked through all the glitches now? Or is the unit still unreliable?
It looks like it is a small box that connects to the addon comm card. Is the box designed to fit into the inverter case somewhere? Or is it expected that the inverter has a wire running out to the web datalogger box that is mounted somewhere else?
I was originally planning to mount the datalogger inside or near the inverter but it sounds like it isn't very happy in hot locations. I have a cat5 UTP cable run from my computer closet down to the inverter already which I was planning to use as an ethernet interface between a switch and the datalogger. But maybe I could use it to connect the datalogger to the inverter and keep the datalogger inside my computer closet next to the switch?
Could someone please write a review including the pros and cons of this unit?