The LoadShedder (Certified)
The Load Shedder, a smart power detector, automatically shuts off appliances like geysers and pool pumps when load shedding starts.
Furthermore, reduce the load on your battery to extend battery uptime. The Load Shedder consists of a Sonoff unit that gets powered by your inverter and monitors Eskom power. It automatically runs automation triggers with your preset choices
- Extend battery time during load shedding
- Automatically reduce battery load during LoadShedding.
- Extend battery lifetime by reducing battery cycles.
- Automatically reduce power consumption and demand based on your requirement.
- Automatically recover load when power is restored with delayed start and peak reduction.
- Trigger simple scenes for LoadShedding Day time and Night time configurations.
- Eliminate outages caused by inverter flat batteries.
- Furthermore save money on battery replacement by reducing cycles with lower loads.
- Load management as well as monitoring.
- Simple integration into other smart home platforms.
- Integration into most big brand aircon such as Samsung and LG via Broadlink and IFTTT.
- Google and Alexa compatible.
- The final piece of the smart home system that monitors Eskom power feed as well as manages your inverter load all in eWelink.
- Simple yet so effective that the kids can’t even run your batteries flat with the microwave or kettle.
- Even the hairdryer won’t be able to draw power during load shedding unless you so chose
For a visual representation of whether there is currently LoadShedding or not, you can make use of the Sonoff Smart Colour Bulb and set it to RED for load shedding and GREEN for No LoadShedding.
Alternatively, for a more decorative look, you can use the L3 Pro LED Strip
What’s in the Box
– Sonoff Mini – x1
– Finder Monitoring Relay – x1
– Finder Din Base Holder – x1
– LoadShedder Pilot Light – x1
– Communication cable identifiers – x4
– Wiring Diagram with instructions – x1
– Digitally provide installation videos – x2
– Full support for installers only.
We have field-tested this unit for over a year now across multiple sites, and we are very pleased with its success and reliability. Assembled and installed correctly the LoadShedder compliments any and all inverter systems.
It will automatically shut down pool pumps, geysers, dishwashers, and any home automation devices that you deem non-critical in order to preserve battery power.
No additional re-wiring of the DB board is required. All appliances that need to be controlled require smart devices like Sonoff Basic or any other Sonoff products.
We fully designed the integration into other smart home platforms like Smart Life, Samsung Smart Things, and Top 20 brands to be cross-platform.
This product is designed for certified installers, electricians, and solar installers.
Should you be interested in the LoadShedder please feel free to contact us.
** Assembly and installation require a qualified electrician or solar installer only.
* Good Wi-Fi 2.4Ghz and Internet required.
** Uses eWeLink app
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