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SolarEdge Key

The SolarEdge Key is a service tool that enables SolarEdge power optimizers with independent optimization technology (IndOP™) to work with third-party inverters without installation of an additional interface.
To ensure safe voltage during installation, all power optimizers are provided with the SafeDC™ feature enabled. When connected to a PV module, these power optimizers output a safe voltage of 1VDC until they are paired either with a SolarEdge inverter, or with the SolarEdge Safety & Monitoring Interface, and until power production has started.

When connecting PV strings with power optimizers directly to a third-party inverter without a Safety and Monitoring Interface, SafeDC must be disabled by the SolarEdge Key before connecting the string to the inverter.

SolarEdge Key Scenarios

Key Benefits:

  • Fast, one time commissioning per string
  • Can be used to enable safety voltage for the power optimizers during maintenance or other instances when DC safety on the roof is desired
  • A portable and rugged handheld tool
  • Can be used in multiple installations


SolarEdge Key