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SMA Sunny Sensor Box

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  • Wide range of inverters available for grid-tie and off-grid
  • Over 30 years industry experience
  • Some of the lowest failure rates in the PV inverter industry

Product Information

Model Part No. Description Price
SMA Sunny Sensor Box2958342SMA Sunny Sensor Box, includes irradiance and module temp


This Sensor Box measures module temperature, solar irradiation, ambient temperatures and wind speed. This box also allows a continuous target/current comparison of power. This allows the detection of shading, dirt and enables the detection of declining array performance. This helps to maximize the monitoring of your wattage yield.Back to Top

Features & Attributes

  • Rapid error detection via continuous target-actual comparison of plant performance
  • Precise measurement of irradiation intensity, module temperature, ambient temperature and wind speed
  • Easy integration in existing PV plants per RS485 or Bluetooth (via SMA Power Injector with Bluetooth)
  • Data analysis via Sunny WebBox or Sunny Portal
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SMA Sunny Sensor Box

Spec. Sheet
Installation Manual
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About SMA

Key Points:

  • Offers a wide range of inverters to suit most any solar panel or system.
  • Forefront of Inverter technology.

Founded in 1981, SMA Solar Technologies is headquartered in Niestetal, Germany, and has a worldwide presence in 15 different countries including the United States and Canada.

SMA touts themselves as the world's largest producer of solar inverters and monitoring systems for photovoltaic applications. With a wide range of inverters, they have one for every module type and power class including grid-tied, offgrid, or backup applications. Wholesale Solar designs their UL listed Solar Sky Gridtie Systems with SMA SunnyBoy inverters.

While SMA inverters are designed in Germany, the Sunny Central, the Sunny Island, and SMA SunnyBoy inverters in the 3 kW to 7 kW range are assembled in their new plant in Denver, Colorado. These inverters qualify for the ARRA recovery act and are UL and cUL listed.

Continually pushing the envelope when it comes to technology, SMA launched its own SMA solar academy in Rocklin, California, in April 2011. Their Solar Academy is equipped with the latest high-tech teaching tools and demonstration inverters to complement its comprehensive range of courses on photovoltaics and SMA products.

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