The free PC software solution

Switch on your PC, activate Bluetooth and start Sunny Explorer. That’s all that’s needed to give operators and installers an overview of their PV plant. The free software is the optimum addition to inverters with Bluetooth. Key plant data can be visualized on a PC. Sunny Explorer also provides support during inverter parameterization. PV plant maintenance is convenient and fast thanks to quick access to measured values and the event memory.

Easy to use

  • Free PC software for monitoring the PV plant via Bluetooth
  • Quick overview of yields and plant status


  • Intuitive operation
  • Graphic display of key PV plant data


  • Long-term archiving via data export in CSV format
  • Rapid diagnosis via access to measured values and event memory

You can download this version directly from the download area.

Sunny Explorer Version 1.07.20.R (Updated December 2014)

  • Update of the device support
  • Compatible with new national standards (EN50438_2013, NEN-EN50438_13, PEA2013, MEA2013, SI4777_HS131_Pf, RD1699/413)
  • Compatible with new parameters for grid monitoring as well as system and device control
  • General bug fixing

Sunny Explorer Version 1.07.17.R (Updated June 2014)

  • Supports the following SMA devices:

    • Sunny Island 6.0H (SI6.0H-11)
    • Sunny Island 8.0H (SI8.0H-11)

  • Support of Japanese language
  • General Bugfix

Sunny Explorer Version 1.07.11.R (Updated March 2014)

  • Supports the following SMA devices:

    • SB6000TL-US-22
    • SB5000 TL-US22

  • Supports the country data set:

    • G59/3

Sunny Explorer Version 1.07 (Updated January 2014)

  • Update of the device support
  • Better performance for Speedwire connections
  • Bug fixes

Sunny Explorer Version 1.06 (Updated November 2013)

  • Update of the device support
  • Support of new country codes with the country-specific application guidelines

Sunny Explorer Version 1.06 (Updated August 2013)

  • Update of the device support (SMA Energy Meter)
  • Support of new country codes
  • Bug fixes

Sunny Explorer Version 1.06 (Updated May 2013)

  • Update of the device support (STP inverters)
  • Compatible with new national standards

Sunny Explorer Version 1.06 (Updated March 2013)

  • Update to the device support (inverter, Sunny Island 6.0H, Power Control Module, SMA Grid Gate (GRIDGATE-20), Speedwire/Webconnect Piggy-Back)
  • Multicast support for special routers, switches and powerline adapters
  • Retrieval of all of the events of an inverter for the Installer user group
  • Visualization of the inverter status "No feed-in"
  • Various bug fixes and improvements

Sunny Explorer Version 1.05 (Updated October 2012)

  • Troubleshooting for devices communicating via Speedwire

Sunny Explorer 1.03 (last updated: October 2011)

  • Parameters of the VDE application guide (VDE-AR-N 4105) can be adjusted (only for Germany)
  • Whether it is necessary to enter the GridGuard password is - as of now - checked on the basis of the country set in the device.
  • Internal improvements by inverter update

Sunny Explorer 1.02 (August 2010)

  • Graphical display of daily, monthly and yearly yield summed up for the whole plant
  • Faster display of each chart
  • General improvements and debugging

Technical Description

SMA Safety and Password Concept for Passwordprotected PV Plants with Bluetooth® Wireless Technology - Technical Description Sicherheit-eng-TUS113310.pdf
  • Type: Technical Description
  • Language: English (US)
  • Number: Sicherheit-eng-TUS113310
  • Version: 1.0

PC Software

SUNNY EXPLORER Setup 1.07.20 SunnyExplorerSetup-v10720R.exe
  • Type: PC Software
  • Language: International
  • Number: SunnyExplorerSetup-v10720R
  • Version: 1.07.20

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