How do I turn my system on/off?

Find the system description that best describes your system and follow the instructions:

IF YOUR SOLAR BREAKER IS IN THE MAIN SERVICE PANEL, PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING STEPS 

Turning the system on:

1. Locate the SOLAR breaker in the Main Service Panel (MSP) – usually at the meter 

a. Flip the breaker to the “on” position

(Image 1a)

2. Locate the BLACK dial on the front of the inverter

a. Turn the lever to the “on” position   

(Image 1b)                                    

3. Locate the RED toggle switch (near the black dial or on the left side of the inverter)

a. Flip the switch to the “on” position 

(Image 1c)

b. The inverter will now be activated but takes about 5 minutes to turn on. The display will alert you to its activity

Turning the system off:

1. Reverse steps from above startng at the inverter then ending at the MSP

a. However, AFTER flipping the RED toggle switch to the “off” position, wait 30 seconds BEFORE turning the BLACK dial to the off position

 

IF YOUR SOLAR BREAKER IS IN A SUB-PANEL, PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING STEPS:

Turning the system on:

1. Locate the SOLAR breaker in the subpanel – might be near the MSP or inverter or in the garage or in the laundry room

a. Flip the breaker to the “on” position (SEE IMAGE 1A)

2. Locate the BLACK dial on the front of the inverter

a. Turn the lever to the “on” position (SEE IMAGE 1B)

3. Locate the RED toggle switch (near the black dial or on the left side of the inverter)

a. Flip the switch to the “on” position (SEE IMAGE 1C)

b. The inverter will now be activated but takes about 5 minutes to turn on. The display will alert you to its activity

Turning the system off:

1. Reverse steps from above starting at the inverter then ending at the subpanel

a. However, AFTER flipping the RED toggle switch to the “off” position, wait 30 seconds BEFORE turning the BLACK dial to the off position


 

IF YOUR SYSTEM HAS A SEPARATE AC DISCONNECT, PLEASE NOTE THE STEPS BELOW IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE:

Turning the system on:

1. Locate the SOLAR breaker in the MSP or subpanel – If it is a subpanel, it might be near the MSP or inverter or in the garage or in the laundry room

a. Flip the breaker to the “on” position (SEE IMAGE 1A)

2. Locate the AC Disconnect – it might be near the inverter or MSP

a. Flip the lever to the on position

3. Locate the BLACK dial on the front of the inverter

a. Turn the lever to the “on” position (SEE IMAGE 1B)

4. Locate the RED toggle switch (near the black dial or on the left side of the inverter)

a. Flip the switch to the “on” position (SEE IMAGE 1C)

b. The inverter will now be activated but takes about 5 minutes to turn on. The display will alert you to its activity

 

Turning the system off:

1. Reverse steps from above starting at the inverter then ending at the MSP or subpanel

a. However, AFTER flipping the RED toggle switch to the “off” position, wait 30 seconds BEFORE turning the BLACK dial to the off position