Provided by: aurora_1.7.3-0ubuntu1_amd64
aurora - communicate with an Magnetek Aurora Photovoltaic (solar) Power Inverter
aurora [Options] -a InverterAddress Device
-a, --address=num Inverter address. 1-31 on older inverters, 1-63 on newer inverters. Device Serial Device. Example, /dev/ttyUSB0 or /dev/ttyS0.
-A, --last-alarms Get last four alarms (once displayed FIFO queue is cleared) -b, --verbose Verbose mode. For maximum effectiveness should be the first option on the command line -C, --calc-value=<num[:$]> Calculate monetary value using <num> * kWh. ":$" is optional and if included the character(s) represented by the "$" will be used to denote monetary type in the output. Defaults to "$" -c, --columnize Output data in columns --> for -d, -e, -D, -E, -t options only, will disable all other options -- if value ends with an "*" reporting of that item may not be in inverters firmware -d <num>, --get-dsp=<num> Get DSP data. <num> indicates string to get data for. 0 indicates both, 1 for only string 1, 2 for only string 2. <num> is required for short option and <num> is optional for long option and if omitted for long option then data for both input strings will be retrieved. -D, --get-dsp-extended Get more DSP data -e, --get-energy Get Cumulated Energy readings -E, --get-dsp-3phase Get 3-Phase DSP data -f, --firmware-ver Query for Firmware Version string -g, --mfg-date Query for Inverter Manufacturing Date -h, --help This text -i, --get-count Display Inverter Time Counters -j, --get-joules Display Energy accumulated in the last 10 seconds -k, --daily-kwh=<num> ** Experimental ** Get past daily KWH for <num> days (1-366) <num> is optional for long option and if omitted all 366 days or as many that are found will be displayed. It is suggested that the -Y option be used with this due to the extensive length of time it takes to get all the data from the inverter -L, --adjust-time=<num> Automatically adjust the inverter time if it differs from the computer time. If <num> is 0 (zero) do a Daylight Savings Time check. If <num> is >= 1 change the inverter time if it differs by <num> or more seconds. See the README for more information and the constraints this option uses to the determine if the time should be changed due to Daylight Savings Time -l, --delay=<num> Serial port timeout in for read. <num> in 1/10ths seconds. Default is 1 (0.1 sec) -m, --get-conf Query for Inverter System Configuration -n, --serial-number Query for Inverter Serial Number -o, --output-file=<filename> Append data to file (Created if nonexistant) -p, --part-number Query for Inverter Part Number -P, --comm-pause=<num> Wait <num> uS between sending commands to inverter (1-1000000) -q <num>, --energy-sent=<num> ** Experimental ** Get past energy delivered to the grid in 10 second intervals for <num> minutes (1-1440) starting with the oldest data available. <num> is optional for long option and if omitted all data, ~24 hours worth will be reported. It is suggested that the -Y option be used with this due to the extensive length of time it takes to get all the data from the inverter. See the README file for important information on this option -R, --read-timeout=<num> Timeout value when reading data from the Inverter (mS) -r, --calc-grid-power Calc Grid power using Grid Voltage * Grid Current, instead of reporting the Inverter's value. --> for -d option only, ignored when used with -c option. (Inverter typically reports a lower value. This affects Inverter conversion efficiency value.) -S, --set-time Set Inverter Date/Time to system time -s, --get-state Get Inverter State -T, --get-loctime Display computer Date/Time -t, --get-invtime Display Inverter Date/Time -U, --read-pause=<num> Pause <num> milli-seconds after sending command to inverter before reading response from inverter (1-10000) -u, --rpt-read-pause Report when/that pausing before read -V, --version Aurora communications program version -v, --inv-version Query for Version string -w, --lock-wait Seconds to wait to lock serial port. (1-30) -X, --rts-cts Enable RTS/CTS on the serial port. -x, --xon-xoff Enable XON/XOFF on the serial port. -Y, --retries=<num> Retry failed communications with inverter up to <num> times (1-100) -y, --rpt-retries Report the number of retires done
aurora is a program that communicates with Aurora Magnetek Photovoltaic (solar) Power Inverters written by Curt Blank. It can retrieve data and statistics from a variety of Aurora Inverters through either USB or Serial interfaces.
aurora -T -c -e -d -a 2 -w 15 /dev/ttyS0 aurora -Y 100 -T -a 2 -w 10 -e /dev/ttyUSB0
This manpage was written by Dustin Kirkland <firstname.lastname@example.org> and updated by Curt Blank <email@example.com> for Ubuntu systems (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 published by the Free Software Foundation. On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.