In combination with the new Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS, the Data Manager M optimizes communication, monitoring and control of PV systems with up to 50 SMA devices. Based on the new IoT platform for energy management, ennexOS from SMA, the Data Manager M not only replaces the SMA Cluster Controller, but its expandability also means that it is already well-equipped to handle the new business models of the energy market of the future. For example, it is the ideal professional system interface for electric utility companies, service technicians and PV system operators.
Particularly impressive is its innovative and highly efficient user interface, which has been standardized for both Data Manager M and the new Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS. A range of intuitive assistance functions for the Data Manager M, inverters and Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS significantly reduce the amount of time involved in commissioning and parameterization.
The basic scope of functions and interfaces offered by the new Data Manager M is coordinated with the associated functions in Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS and adapts to future requirements incrementally. Thanks to its modular design and systematic support of industrial standards such as Modbus/TCP, systems can be expanded to include additional components such as I/O systems or energy meters, from either SMA or other suppliers.
Fast and simple
Future-proof and flexible
Reliable and convenient
Lowest risk solution
The Data Manager M and the new Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS are perfectly coordinated with each other. This not only makes it easier to monitor, analyze, parameterize and manage PV systems, but also helps save time and money.
Standard pages for monitoring, analysis and parameterization allow you to work efficiently and help you save time managing your systems.
The preconfigured MOXA and Wago I/O systems available from SMA are perfectly coordinated with the new IoT energy management platform ennexOS and can be easily integrated into a system. Thanks to its high level of flexibility, the system can meet changing customer requirements at any time, for example, if there are any changes in legal or normative requirements.
SMA Data Manager M + Sunny Portal powered by ennex OS
How you benefit:
Expandable thanks to modular design - additional functions will be available since May 2018
|Number of supported devices||25||50|
|Number of logged data points per subdevice||30||Data points vary depending on the connected device|
|Local admin account and access via Sunny Portal accounts||x|
|RS485||-||x||For meters and sensors|
|Inverter field bus||Fast Ethernet (Speedwire)
|Network (LAN)||Fast Ethernet
|WLAN||-||x||WPA2, peer-2-peer connection for commissioning & service purpose|
|Live data in Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS||-||x|
|SMA Data 2+ - Speedwire||x|
|SMA Data 1 - RS485||x||Support of SMA Data 1 through Data Manager in 2019|
|SMA Energy Meter protocol||x|
|DHCP server for field bus||-||x||Separation of SMA plant network from LAN|
|Modbus server SMA profile support (plant level)||x||Modbus-Profil on Unit ID 1 and 2 compatible with CLCON|
|Modbus server SMA profile support (subdevices)||-||x||Sudevices can be addressed directly (no separated networks)|
|Modbus server Sunspec support||-||x|
|FTP Push client||-||x
(once per day)
(15 min interval)
|XML export identical to CLCON format|
|Modbus/RTU (for sensors and meter via RS485)||-||x|
|Remote device parameterization (all SMA components)||x||Via Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS|
|Assistant for plant wide parameterization & parameter comparison (local & remote)||-||x||Via Data Manager M and Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS|
|Parameterization via Modbus (all SMA components)||-||x|
|Update via update portal & USB (Data Manager M)||x|
|Update update portal & USB (SMA equipment)||-||x||SMA inverters (e.g. CORE1) receive their updates directly from SMA update portal|
|Multible meter support||x|
|Custom Modbus/TCP meter support||-||x||Registration with individual Modbus/TCP register|
|Visualization of systems with batteries||x||x||Aggregated view with august 2018 release|
|Diesel genset visualization||-||x|
|Direct seller Modbus interface||x||mit with external VPN router|
|Integrated direct seller interface (SMA SPOT)||-||x|
|Peak load shaving with STPS60||-||x||In combination with SMA Inverter Manager|
|Simple closed-loop control for increased self-consumption with battery systems (STPS60)||-||x||In combination with SMA Inverter Manager|
|Simple closed-loop time-of-use tariff based battery system optimization (STPS60)||-||x|
|EEBus - HVAC support||-||x|
|EEBus - E-mobility support||-||x|
|Setup assistant for grid management services||x|
|Fast stop via digital signal||x||5 digital inputs integrated in EDMM integriert - one reserved for fast stop|
|Active power targets via digital signal||x||5 digital inputs integrated in EDMM integriert - 4 for active power targets|
|Active/reactive power targets via Modbus||x||Via SMA Modbus profile|
|Measured values via Janitza UMG 604||x|
|Measured values via SMA Energy Meter||x|
|Measured values via Elkor WattsOn Mark II||-||x|
|Active/reactive power targets via IEC 61850||-||x||In Combination with Wago PFC200 (IEC61850<->Modbus)|
|Active/reactive power targets via IEC 60870-5-104||-||x||In Combination with Wago PFC200 (IEC60870<->Modbus)|
|Active/reactive power targets via digital or analog signals (8xDI, 3xDO, 2xAI, 2xAO)||-||x||In Combination with MOXA ioLogik E1242 or WAGO 750|
|Active power closed-loop control (including Zero feed-in)||x||In Combination with SMA Energy Meter or Janitza UMG 604 (from August 2018 with any Modbus/TCP meter)|
|Adjustable fallback behavior for missing setpoints/measured values||x|
|Adjustable active power ramp rate||identical ramps (up & down)||different ramps|
|Adjustable P(V) curve||-||x|
|Adjustable P(f) curve||-||x|
|Constant power factor mode||Configuration for every inverter||Central parametrization with assistant|
|Reactive power control as a function of voltage Q(V)||-||x|
|Reactive power control as a function of active power (Q(P))||-||x|
|Power factor as a function of active power (cosPhi(P))||-||x|
|Reactive power closed loop control||-||x|
|Custom Modbus meter registration with user-defined Modbus/TCP registers||-||x|
Check in the settings of the router whether DHCP is enabled. If DHCP cannot be enabled, a static IP address must be assigned to the Data Manager. To do this, connect the Data Manager to a DHCP-capable router outside the PV system and carry out the commissioning. Assign a correct static IP address to the Data Manager (ask your grid administrator). Then connect the Data Manager to the router in the PV system. Now the Data Manager can be reached via the static IP address. Follow the installation assistant steps and make the settings appropriate for your system.
Depending on the web browser, the entry may be interpreted as a search entry. Enter "https://" before the access address of the Data Manager in the address bar of the web browser.
In order to save the self-signed certificate of the Data Manager in the web browser, it must initially be accepted as trustworthy in the web browser. After the Data Manager has been reset to the default settings, the web browser interprets this certificate as outdated or invalid. Delete the old certificate in the security settings of your web browser. Reconnect to the Data Manager and accept the newly offered certificate.
It is possible that the IP address of the I/O system cannot be determined. Check in the router's settings whether DHCP is enabled and, if necessary, enable DHCP. Ensure that the I/O system is set to DHCP. For this, all DIP switches on the I/O system must be set to ON (see the manufacturer's manual).
In order to use the I/O system with the Data Manager, the I/O system with its IP address must be disclosed in the Data Manager. To determine the IP address of the I/O system, proceed as follows:
1. Open the command line interpreter on a suitable end device and enter the command "arp-a".
2. The physical address indicates the associated IP address.
The buffer capacitor of the Data Manager's real-time clock might have discharged due to being without voltage supply for a longer time period. Make sure that the Data Manager has access to a time server on the internet to obtain a current time.
No. Assign the user name and password and then stop the installation assistant. The original PV system data are still there and are adopted automatically.
This is not possible. However, system sections can be created and visualized in Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS.
Yes. To adjust the data transfer rate of the SMA Energy Meter, you have to log on to the user interface of the SMA Energy Meter with the user group Installer (see the SMA Energy Meter manual). The remote configuration of the SMA Energy Meter is not possible for safety reasons.
A few RS485 devices are currently not yet supported by the Data Manager:
This is possible in Sunny Portal powered by ennexOS. System sections and system groups can be created and visualized there.
Both the SMA Cluster Controller and Data Manager are data loggers. Parallel operation of both products is not advisable.
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Some Modbus devices may have been restarted due to a voltage drop. In the process, the Modbus devices received new, modified IP addresses from the DHCP router. This can happen if a MAC address has not been assigned in the DHCP router. The Modbus devices do not necessarily receive the same IP address.
Set up the MAC address connection in your DHCP router or extend the lease time.
If the IP address of a Modbus device had been changed, it must be recorded in the Installation Assistant of the Data Manager.
Ensure that the I/O system is set to DHCP or a valid IP address (see manual from manufacturer).
The I/O system must be configured as follows (from left to right):
The WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM 750 is suitable for connecting Pt100 temperature sensors with two, three or four wires. SMA recommends connecting Pt100 temperature sensors with two wires since the corresponding bus terminal 750-464 is preset to 2-channel measuring technology.
Ensure that for both I/O systems DHCP has been set or a valid IP address. Ensure that the mode of the analog inputs is adjusted for the ioLogik E1242 (see manufacturer manual).
The IP addresses of the I/O systems from Moxa can be adjusted via the user interface or via the ioSearch program from Moxa.
Analog inputs ioLogik E1242:
The analog inputs of the ioLogik E1242 from Moxa are preset to 0 V to 10 V.
To be able to use the analog inputs of the ioLogik E1242 with the Data Manager, the analog inputs of the ioLogik E1242 must be set to 4 mA to 20 mA (see manufacturer manual).
The ioLogik E1260 from Moxa is suitable for the connection of Pt100 temperature sensors with two or three wires.
Compact system MOXA E1200 series for price-sensitive applications
Modular WAGO I/O system 750 series for more flexibility
Additional devices and protocols will be integrated on an ongoing basis via Modbus/TCP (e.g., Janitza Power Analyser UMG 604).