Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor User Guide

Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor

Wi‐Fi Module and  SolarPower App    User’s Manual 

Introduction 

Wi‐Fi module can enable wireless communication between hybrid inverters and monitoring platforms. Simply put this module is connected to an inverter with a communication cable and installs the APP from Google Play or Apple stores,  it can not only monitor the inverters’ operation status but also set up parameters of the inverters through your mobile phone.

The major functions of this APP:

  • Delivers device status during normal operation.
  • Allows configuring device settings after installation.
  • Notifies users when a warning or alarm occurs.
  • Allows users to query inverter history data.

Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video MonitorUnpack and Overview 

Packing list
Before installation, please inspect the unit. Be sure that nothing inside the package is damaged. You should have received the following items inside of the package:

Product overview

Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - icon3  Wi‐Fi Module x 1

User’s Manual x 1

  1.  Antenna 
  2. Inverter connection status LED
    OFF: Inverter does not power to Wi‐Fi module.
    ON: Inverter powered to Wi‐Fi module successfully.
  3. PWR: To indicate if the power is on.
    COM: To indicate if communication between the Wi‐Fi module and the Inverter is normal.
    NET: To indicate if the Wi‐Fi module is connected to the router.
    SRV: To indicate if the Wi‐Fi module is connected to the internet.

Wi‐Fi Module Installation 

Please follow the below steps to install the Wi‐Fi module:
Step  1:  The module contains four strong magnetic backings and can be easily be placed on the side of the inverter.
Step 2: Please use one RJ45 to RS‐232 communication cable to connect an inverter and Wi‐Fi module as below chart. Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - fig

SolarPower App Installation 

 Download and install APP
Operating system requirement for your smartphone: 
iOS system supports iOS 9.0 and above
Android system supports Android 5.0 and above
Please scan the following QR code with your smartphone and download SolarPower App.Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - qr codehttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=wifiapp.volfw.solarpower
Android system  Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - qr code1https://apps.apple.com/us/app/id1491698936

iOS system
Or you may find the “SolarPower  Wi‐Fi”  app from the  Apple®  Store or  “SolarPower” in Google® Play Store.
Initial Setup
Step 1: Registration at the first time

After the installation, please tap the shortcut icon to access the APP on your mobile screen. On the screen, tap “Register” to access the “User     Registration” page. Fill out all required information accordingly. You can scan the Wi-Fi Module PN by tapping the iconVtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - icon Tap “Register” after you have completed the registration.

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Then, a “Registration success” window will pop up. Tap “Go now” to continue setting local Wi‐Fi network connection. Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - fig2Step 2Local Wi‐Fi Network Configuration
Now, you are on the “Wi‐Fi Config” page. There are detailed setup procedures listed in the “How to connect?” section and you may follow it to connect Wi-Fi. Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - fig3

Enter the “Settings Wi‐Fi” and select the connected Wi‐Fi name. The connected Wi‐Fi name is the same as your Wi-Fi PN number and enters the default password “12345678”. Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - fig4

Then, return to SolarPower APP and tap the “ ” button when Wi‐Fi Model is connected successfully.
Step 3: Wi‐Fi Network settings
Tap Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - icon1the icon to select your local Wi‐Fi router name (to access the  internet) and enter a password

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Step 4: Tap “Confirm” to complete the Wi‐Fi configuration between the  Wi‐Fi Module and the Internet.

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If the connection fails, please repeat Steps 2 and 3.

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Step 5: Diagnose Function 
If the module is not monitoring properly, please tap “ ” on the top right corner of the screen for further details. It will show repair suggestions.  Please follow it to fix the problem. Then, repeat the steps in chapter 4.2  to re-set the network setting. After all settings, tap “Rediagnosis” to re‐connect again.

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 Login and APP Main Function 
After finishing the registration and local  Wi‐Fi configuration,  enter the registered name and password to log in Note: Tick “Remember Me” for your login convenience afterward.

SolarPower APP Operation 
 Overview 
After the login is successful,  you can access the “Overview”  page to have an overview of your monitoring devices, including operation status (normal,  offline, alarm, and fault) as below diagram.

 Devices 
Tap the icon, you can enter the Device List page. You can review all of the devices in “Device List”. You also can add or delete Wi‐Fi Module on this page.

Add device      Delete device  

Tap the Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - icon5icon on the top right corner and enter a part number by scanning the bar code to add the Wi‐Fi module.  This part number is printed on the  Wi‐Fi module’s surface or manually enter. Tap “Confirm” to add the Wi‐Fi module to the Device List. Time zone and Wi‐Fi module PN are required information.  Tap “Confirm” to complete and the added Wi‐Fi module can be reviewed in the Device list.

5‐3. ME
On the ME page, users can modify “My information”, including【User’s Photo】, 【Account security】,  【About】,【Clear cache】 and【Log‐out】, shown as below diagrams.

 Device List 

On the Device List page, you can pull down to refresh the device information and then tap any device you want to check up for its real‐time status and related information as well as to change parameter settings. Please refer to

Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - parameter

 Monitoring Information and Parameter Setting

Device Mode 

On the top of the screen, there is a dynamic power flow chart to show live operation. It contains five icons to present PV power, inverter, load, utility, and battery. Based on your inverter status, there will be【Standby Mode】, 【Line Mode】, and 【Battery Mode】.  【Standby Mode】Inverter will not power the load until the “ON” switch is pressed. Qualified utility or PV power can charge the battery in standby mode.

Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - Standby Mode

【Line Mode】  Inverter will power the load from the utility with or without PV power. Qualified utility or PV power can charge the battery

Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - Line Mode

【Battery Mode】Inverter will power the load from the battery with or without PV power. Only PV power can charge the battery at this mode.

Device Alarm and Name Modification 

On this page, tap the Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - icon6icon on the top right corner to enter the device alarm page. Then, you can review the alarm history and detailed information.
After tapping theVtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - icon7 icon on the top right corner, a blank input column will pop up. Then, you can edit the name for your device and tap “Confirm”  to complete the name modification.

Device Information Data 
Users can check up  【Basic Information】,【Product Information】,【Rated information】,【History】 and【Wi‐ Fi Module Information】by swiping left.

Basic Information】displays basic information about the inverter, including  AC  voltage,  AC  frequency,  PV  input voltage,  Battery voltage,  Battery capacity,  Charging current, Discharge current,  Output voltage,  Output frequency, Output apparent power, Output active power, and Load percent.  Please slide up to see more basic information.
【Production Information】displays Model type (Inverter type), Main   CPU version, Bluetooth CPU version, and secondary CPU version.
Rated  Information 】   displays information on Nominal AC voltage,  Nominal  AC  current,  Rated battery voltage,  Nominal output voltage,  Nominal output frequency,  Nominal output current,  Nominal output apparent power, and Nominal output active power. Please slide up to see more rated information.
History】displays the records of unit information and setting.
Wi‐Fi Module Information】displays of Wi‐Fi Module PN, status, and firmware version.

Parameter Setting 

This page is to activate some features and set up parameters for inverters.  Please be noted that the listing in the “Parameter  Setting”  page in the below diagram may differ from the models of monitored inverters. Here is briefly illustrate partial setting:【Output Setting】,【Battery Parameter Setting】, 【Enable/ Disable items】,【Others Settings】, 【Restore to the defaults 】 Please refer to the product manual when necessary.

Vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor - Parameter SettingThere are three ways to modify settings and they vary according to each parameter.
a) Listing options to change values by tapping one of them.
b) Activate/Shut down functions by clicking the “Enable” or “Disable”  button.
c) Changing values by clicking arrows or entering the numbers directly in the column.
Each function setting is saved by clicking the “Set” button.
Please refer to below parameter setting list for an overall description and be noted that the available parameters may vary depending on different models. Please always see the original product manual for detailed setting instructions.

Parameter setting list: 

Item

Description

 Output Setting Output Source Priority Output source priority selection
Input Voltage Range Input voltage range selection
AC Output Rating Voltage To set output rating voltage
AC Output Rating Frequency To set output rating frequency

Item

Description

 

Battery Parameters Setting

Battery Type Select connected battery type
Battery Cut‐off Voltage Set battery cut‐off voltage
Bulk Charging Voltage Set battery bulk charging voltage
Battery Float Voltage Set battery floating charging voltage
Max Charging Current To configure total charging current for solar and utility chargers.
Max AC Charging Current Set maximum utility charging current
Charging Source Priority To configure charger source priority
Back To Grid Voltage Set battery voltage to stop discharging when the grid is available
Back To Discharge Voltage Set battery voltage to stop charging when the grid is available
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enable/Disable Items

Overload Auto Restart If disabled, the unit won’t be restarted after overload occurs.
Overload Temperature Auto Restart If disabled, the unit won’t be restarted after the over‐temperature fault is solved.
Overload Bypass If enabled, the unit will enter bypass mode when an overload occurs.
Beeps While Primary Source Interrupt If enabled, the buzzer will alarm when the primary source is abnormal.
Buzzer If disabled, the buzzer won’t be on when the alarm/fault occurred.
Backlight If disabled, the LCD backlight will be off when the panel button is not operated for 1 minute.
LCD Screen Return To Default Display If selected, no matter how users switch display screen, it will automatically return to the default display screen (Input voltage /output voltage) after no button is pressed for 1 minute.
Fault Code Record If enabled, fault code will be recorded in the inverter when any fault happens.

Item

Description

 

 

Others Settings

Solar Supply Priority Set solar power as a priority to charge the battery or to power the load.
Reset PV Energy Storage If clicked, PV energy storage data will be reset.
Start Time For Enable AC Charge Working The setting range of start charging time for AC chargers is from 00:00 to 23:00. The increment of each click is 1 hour.
Ending Time For Enable AC Charge Working The setting range of stop charging time for AC chargers is from 00:00 to 23:00. The increment of each click is 1 hour.
Scheduled Time For AC Output On The setting range of scheduled time for AC output is from 00:00 to 23:00. The increment of each click is 1 hour.
Scheduled Time For AC Output Off The setting range of scheduled time for AC output off is from 00:00 to 23:00. The increment of each click is 1 hour.
Country Customized Regulations Select inverter installed area to meet

local regulations.

Set Date Time Set date time.
Restore to the defaults This function is to restore all settings back to default settings.

 

Documents / Resources

vtech Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor [pdf] User Guide
Wi-Fi 1080p Pan and Tilt Video Monitor, RM5762

References

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