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moggy1968

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I have recommended to a few customers that they download SMAs software for monitoring their systems. Unfortunately one customer has a Mac (silly person!) does anyone know if a download is available for the Mac?
 
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MACs are the only one to have! its unbelievable this day and age all these software packages are in windows format only. i HATE windows non stop crashing and viruses, no such thing on a MAC!
 
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moggy1968

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MACs are the only one to have! its unbelievable this day and age all these software packages are in windows format only. i HATE windows non stop crashing and viruses, no such thing on a MAC!
as long as you don't mind having to pay for regular updates or have your equipment rendered obsolete, and not have access to third party apps because the main company wants to keep all the money to themselves!

Wouldn't touch one with a barge pole!
 
as long as you don't mind having to pay for regular updates or have your equipment rendered obsolete, and not have access to third party apps because the main company wants to keep all the money to themselves!

Wouldn't touch one with a barge pole!
Had mine 2 years not had to buy any updates? and its as good and fast as day i brought it, not crashed once. Not sure what third party apps your referring too?

Once you had MAC you never go back ;)
 
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moggy1968

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you'll find out!
apps was more Iphone than Mac to be fair.
I really object to the way Apple do business, so would never get any of their products, be it Iphone, mac or IPOD
 
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Paolo Tedone

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No cloud solution for SMA? the sunnywebportal?
 
To use the sunnywebportal you need to get a Sunny Webbox. Whilst this is a reasonable piece of kit it typically costs about 300-400 pounds which makes it twice the price of the Sunny Beam - I'm assuming the O/P was looking for a cheap/free solution!
 
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finchy

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Sma are not the best for monitoring (domestic)even the sunny beam is out of date. And they have delayed the new sunny view for over a year. Solar edge offer a free app and web base monitoring the kit is part of the standard inverter. Really can't believe how manufacturers haven't realised that monitoring is a key feature of inverters. With most inverters in lofts etc customers need the visual aid, after all after paying out that sort of money a nice monitor is all they have as proof of existence.
 

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The Sunny Home Manger is a Sunny Web Box for less money (got that from the insuide track at SMA !!!) So buy that instead. Webboxes' are generally pretty reliable.
 
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