Delta solar inverters reviews

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About Delta, Solar Inverters

Delta solar inverters review

Delta Customer Service: 1300 335 823

Delta Energy Systems is a a subsiduary of multi-billion dollar global company Delta Electronics Group. It makes all sorts of industrial, medical and consumer electronics as well as solar inverters.

The company commenced operation in 1971 and has been producing solar inverters since 1999. For the residential market, Delta's H series (Home Series) is the current line, available in capacities from 2.5kW to 5kW. The company also offers the E5 that can be paired with its Bx6.0 battery.

Back in the day, when I worked as a control engineer in a nuclear power station, we used Delta power supplies for reactor control systems. In my experience, they know how to make reliable electronics!

One of the strengths of Delta inverters is that they can get jolly hot (65 degrees celsius) without derating. So they are a good pick in the hotter parts of Australia.

Delta Inverter Warranty Notes

A 5 year warranty is offered on Delta Home Series solar inverters (and its Hybrid E5).

The company's Australian office is located in Notting Hill, Victoria, so local warranty support should not be a problem. However, the first point of contact for warranty issues should be the business that installed your Delta solar inverter, as they bear the responsibility for warranty work.

In the scenario the installer/company is no longer around or otherwise uncontactable, Delta advise that Australian should contact their warranty department on the number listed above.

Delta will then email the customer a warranty claim form, which needs to be filled in and returned. Delta will then arrange for the repair/replacement of the inverter.

Delta Solar Inverter Reviews

I have had excellent results with my Delta inverter. It has made a huge difference to my electricity bills and I couldn't be happier with its performance.
Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)
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The inverter itself is fantastic. The cloud based monitoring system is pretty poor unfortunately.
It gives basic details but as much info as I would like.
Bought From: Advanced Energy Management VIC

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Lachlan,

We are finding that the new APP may not be making it to the end user such as yourself. The previous APP is known as My Delta Solar but the NEW app is known as "Delta Solar" which is currently running at 5 stars compared to the old app with 2.8 stars. You can use your normal log-in details for this . Also there is a web based portal with very in depth data available at https://mydeltasolar.deltaww.com/ you simply use your usual login to gain access.

Hopefully this will warrant an update from 4 stars to 5 stars.

Shane, Delta Electronics AU/NZ


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Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

Manufacturer Reply

Thank you for your updated review. Its great to see over time that the product has increased its performance enough to gain more stars. Advanced Solar Technology are a great partner of our products and appreciate your support. Shane, Delta Australia / New Zealand

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NF Bought From: Global Solar Solutions

Manufacturer Reply

Thanks for the 5 Star review Tony. We appreciate that you have taken the time to rate us and your kind words about Global Solar tell us you are in good hands. Shane

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Bought From: Natural Solar

Manufacturer Reply

Thanks for the 5 Stars Chris, We appreciate you taking the time to compliment us and please know if there is any need for support or general questions you can contact us on 1300 335 823 where our Australian based support team can assist. Shane, Delta Australia / New Zealand

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Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Anne, Thank you for taking the time to review the Delta inverter installed. May I ask why the Delta didn't rate 5 Stars? We have five stars from many others so it would be good to know what we can do to improve the product worthy of 5 stars. In any case we appreciate the 4 stars and hope in time it will show itself worthy of 5 stars. Shane, Delta Electronics Australia / New Zealand

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Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

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Thanks for the 5 stars Malcolm, We are glad to see you have installed Delta and its performance is worthy of five stars. Alex and Michelle from Advanced Solar are a great partner of Delta and have been for the longest time of any partner in Australia, Should you need any assistance or guidance of the use of your inverter our Australian based support team are avaialble on 1300 335 823. Shane, Delta Australia / New Zealand

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The Delta inverter has no fan and is silent. A salesman from a different company which sold fronius inverters (which have fans) reckon that’s a problem. But Delta is a massive company with a solid reputation and a 10 year warranty and if there was an issue then SolarQuotes would not recommend them. Plus, it’s silent!
Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Bill, Thanks for the positive and thorough review. Sounds like you really investigate the products you purchase and have chosen correctly on great advice from Alex at Advanced Solar Technology. Fun fact, I understand that Advanced Solar Technology is the longest consistent seller of the Delta inverters than any other solar company globally. Never since Delta arrived in Australia has Advanced Solar Technology stopped offering Delta. If you have any queries or needs, please be assured that Alex has the full support of Delta Electronics Australia

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clunky app interface
Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Brent, Thanks for the information and are concerned that you may be using the old app. We do have a new app which has been released and would be great if you can confirm that you are not using the old version. The new app is simply called "Delta Solar" as opposed to the old app "My Delta Solar". Also if you want to view on the PC we have a web version viewable at https://mydeltasolar.deltaww.com/

Use your normal login credentials to gain access. Hopefully this is enough for you to raise the review to five stars.

Shane Arnold, Delta AU/NZ PVI Manager


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The Delta inverter is still excellent.
Bought From: Specialized Solar

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Lorna,

Thanks for the great review and update. I have forwarded this to our R&D team and staff of Delta Global. Thank you again for your kind words and support. Shane, Delta


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The associated app is not easy to use without some initial help to setup. Once that’s done it’s great!

Follow up after 8-9months: the inverter seems to be working just fine. After initially checking the ap multiple times a day to see how much power is being generated, now I check periodically as I’m satisfied it’s just doing its thing in the background. The ap is ok, provides the necessary data to review, but could probably be more user friendly in its overall design
Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Brad, Thanks for the review and returning to provide moreinfo. There is a new APP you may or may not be using. It is simply "Delta Solar" in the relevant store.

We are continuing to improve the APP all the time to meet the various regional requirements.


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Bought From: Primero Electric and Solar

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Rachelle, Would be great to hear any feedback that would have the review at five stars as opposed to four. We are open to making changes to exceed expectations.

Shane, Delta Electronics Australia


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Bought From: Limitless Energy Group Pty Ltd

Manufacturer Reply

Thanks for the great review Graeme! If there are any questions be confident that Delta Tech support happily engage end users such as yourself.

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Not as straight forward with connecting it to the cloud.
Bought From: Advanced Energy Management VIC

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Wilson, Just making contact here to let you know that a brand new version of the app for Delta inverters has been released and is available on the iOS APP store and Android Play store. The title is simply "Delta Solar" which is in line with our new simplistic approach. Shane. Delta Electronics Australia

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The inverter activates early in the morning. Sunrise 5:12am and can see rise in kW immediately. 0.5kW by 6:35am. 1kW by 7am. 3kW by 8:20am. 4.9kW by 9:50am.
Once at ~5kW (4.8-4.9kW) there seems to be an early drop off post 12noon, which is unexplained at present (don't think shading/clouds have been the cause).
Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Andrew, Sad to see that our product isnt delivering a 5 star performance for you. However you may find that the Var and Volt/Watt settings required by Western Power are causing this to occur and out of our control. If you like we are happy to investigate the drop-offs and see if we can deliver an answer. We are always aiming for five stars at Solar Quotes and hope we can offer the investigative service to pick up an extra star from you. Email your details [email protected] and mention you are doing so as per the discussion with Shane Arnold, AU/NZ Solar manager.

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Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

Manufacturer Reply

Thanks for the 5 Stars Michael,

Alex from Advanced Solar Technology is one of the longest consistent retailer of Delta inverters and we even understand that title to be globally.

The Delta product is a great performer in WA and if there are any technical queries you have please call us on 1300 335 823

Shane


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Bought From: Advanced Energy Management VIC

Manufacturer Reply

Thanks for the 5-Star review Alkesh,

Great to see that you will be achieving many years of renewable energy production supplied by the great team at Advanced Energy Management.

Shane


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Bought From: I Want Energy

Manufacturer Reply

Thanks for the five stars Rob!

We work hard at Delta to deliver quality products that meet the requirements of all regions. To see another Delta achieve 5 Stars in Tasmania is exciting.

We welcome you to the team of people using Delta to generate their renewable energy.

Shane


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Bought From: Advanced Energy Management VIC

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Keith,

Thanks for the great review! The Team at Advanced Energy Management are top quality. if you have any questions regarding the features please don't hesitate to call our team on 1300 335 823.

Shane


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Bought From: Ever Power Solar

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Victoria, Thanks for the five stars!

Delta prides itself on achieving five stars and if you were to have any questions on using the inverter at all please call our tech team on 1300 335 823.

Thanks Again,

Shane


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No problems with the inverter itself - been 'purring like a kitten'. The app is generally slow and a bit dated looking.
Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Kym, Thanks for the review.

There are two versions of the app available and you may want to search DELTA SOLAR as opposed to MyDeltaSolar.

Alex from Advanced Solar Technology is considered the longest consistent retailer of Delta inverters globally and a good friend of Delta Australia. Congrats on your system.


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Would not touch these inverters with a 10-foot pole. Mine died after 7 years and only had a 5 year warranty. Supposedly i was buying a German "quality" inverter. My suggestion is to buy a Chinese brand like Goodwe and save yourself some money. Price these days clearly doesn't buy any kind of quality. I also called Delta hoping they would at least offer me a discount on a new inverter and they could not give a rats.
Bought From: Phazer

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Ben,

Looking at the details of your system it was originally sold with a Delta Solivia which came with a ten year warranty but it seems it was changed out to an RPI model (written in pen) at time of installation which had a 5 year warranty.

The inverter lasted two year beyond the warranty period. You would have received an email where I actually addressed this particular case with my team and agreed to a price for a replacement unit as a act of good faith. Unfortunately this was not passed onto you due to this being a very busy time in the Australian Solar industry.

So to summarise:
1) Inverter was two years out of warranty. Many consumer products would stick strong to this and deny any possible discussion.
2) You did the right thing and contacted Delta to see what was possible and approached it in a fair and reasonable way.
3) Delta did evaluate and produce a fair and reasonable solution.
4) This fair and reasonable solution didn't make it to you prior to your review due to a busy time of year.

You may choose to leave this review at one star as that is your prerogative but I did wonder, what was your original review star at time of installation? I couldn't find that review.

I am available on 03 8546 3031 if you wish to discuss.

Shane Arnold
Delta AU/NZ Inverter and Battery Manager


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Bought From: Energy Buster

Manufacturer Reply

Thanks for the five star review Richard. Glad to see the team at Energy Buster have you converting those green electrons with the Delta

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Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

Manufacturer Reply

Thanks for the 4 Stars Doug, I am interested to know what didn't make the Delta 5 Stars? Any input is actually forwarded tot he R&D team and taken seriously to improve the product.

It could be something that would be able to be improved via over the air updates in the future.

Shane Arnold


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Nice and small, the app is a bit laggy but very informative.
Bought From: Capacity Electrical

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Julian, thanks for the five stars. APPs can be kind of clunky and we do have perhaps a different app for you to try "Delta Solar" as opposed to MyDeltaSolar" which is our old app. Also check out the web portal at https://mydeltasolar.deltaww.com/

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Bought From: Capacity Electrical

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Julian, thanks for the five stars. Glad Capacity Electrical have you using our key product.

Shane, Delta Australia


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Monitor system is a bit slow but does the job. Generating 4.8kw on a sunny day.
Bought From: Venergy SA Metro

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Max, thanks for the five stars. APPs can be kind of clunky and we do have perhaps a different app for you to try "Delta Solar" as opposed to MyDeltaSolar" which is our old app. Also check out the web portal at https://mydeltasolar.deltaww.com/

Glad the team at Venergy have you onboard with Delta.

Shane


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Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Lolita, thanks for the five stars. Alex at Advanced Solar Technology is one of our Premium Partners and you are in great hands with our longest consistent retailers of our premium products.

Shane, Delta Electronics


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Had a Delta H5A_222 inverter installed nearly 3 weeks ago to replace my Sungrow SG5K-D (which constantly tripped my RCD, warranty replacement).

So far, so good. Power generation is nice and early (30V DC on compared to 70V or so for other brands) and no fans=no noise. Nice compact unit, but:

1. As others have said, please improve your monitoring app. It is buggy, crashes out mostly when in P2P mode.
2. Include more data that is being presented. For example, I have no idea what the grid voltage is.
3. Status of inverter. Operating normal, derating, etc......
4. Using the DSS software (dowload from Delta for Windows), I can see derating events. Doesn't tell me WHY the inverter derated. I can't get this info in the Android app.
5. No way to generate reports (Sungrow did this well).

On average, the unit works well, but you need to do better with how app reports status and other events.


Also, my inverter is topping out on days at 4.5kW and not 5kW. Without knowing grid voltage and if the inverter is derating due to high voltages, I have no clue as to why it tops out at 4.5kW. Unit is rated for 4.99 kW.
Bought From: Unified Energy Services

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Fabio, We do have a new app out that will show you all the info you need to know and what you raise in your query.

Use DELTA SOLAR as opposed to MyDeltaSolar APP. Also there is a web portal version https://mydeltasolar.deltaww.com/index.php#body_main

Our team actually takes calls from end users and we would like to discuss this further with you so you can obtain what you need.

Our team on 1300 335 823 can help with what you need to understand this further.

If you are using the MyDeltasolar app you can view a full walkthrough which will show you grid voltage data et https://youtu.be/iz1Kn1cn-3g

WE will build a new video for the new app shortly.

Shane Arnold


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The inverter appears to be performing really well. The usage tracking app is terrible though!
Bought From: Venergy Pakenham

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Phil,

The APP was an early iteration and we have since released a new version.

Please search for DELTA SOLAR (not MyDeltaSolar) and use your same login details.

These apps are used globally from 2.5kw to Multiple MW solar farms. Unfortunately we need to satisfy the engineers on solar farms and residential. The new app seems to be receiving much better reviews and replies from the residential base.

Shane


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Delta inverter seems to work fine and converts whatever sunshine to usable power efficiently.

However the software and app leaves a lot to be desired!
It took three additional trips by the installer, including:
- setup of the inverter to properly communicate over Wifi
- fixing the correct type of plug for consumption monitoring
- setup of the inverter to report consumption monitoring
- plus two phonecalls from myself to Delta's rep in Australia to set the inverter up the right way to read consumption data correctly.
Bought From: Primero Electric and Solar

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Yih,

Unfortunate to hear of the long process you experienced. There is a new app "Delta Solar" which was recently released that uses the same log in details as original app. This presents data much nicer and allows P2P connection in a streamline manner. Shane, Delta Electronics Australia


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Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

Manufacturer Reply

Hi David, thanks for the five stars. Check out the the web portal at https://mydeltasolar.deltaww.com/ if you want further monitoring features if your inverter is online.

Shane, Delta Electronics


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And they followed up after three bills to ensure everything was good!
Thanks, Alex & Advanced Solar Technology !
Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Ian, thanks for the positive comments about Alex and the team at Advanced Solar Technology. Alex is a valued partner of Delta and has been consistently selling Delta inverters longer than any other partner we can recall.

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The monitoring app is buggy and hard to read.

It shows you power, purchased, feed in and consumption

But it doesn't explain what they all mean.

It stopped working for two months without any kind of notification or error code, I logged into the app one day to see that I haven't produced any power luckily a quick power cycle fixed it.

It isn't a bad inverter, but you get what you pay for.
Bought From: Solargain Perth

Manufacturer Reply

Hi Craig, i acknowledge that the app has been difficult to interpret and it has lead us to create a new version which was recently released. There have been some great firmware updates that our team can walk you through too if you like but in the interim you can try the new app called "Delta Solar" available in the apple and android app stores.

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Really happy with my Delta inverter and PV installation. Has drastically reduced the cost of delivering electricity to my house. Very stable, fairly basic reporting but, get me the information I need
Bought From: Simply Solar
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Data app is fun and helpful in planning use of some energy using machines
Bought From: Sunwise Energy PV
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Bought From: Sky Solar Energy

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Hi Danny, Concerned to see your one star review of the Delta product. We are here to help should you need any assistance. Shane, Delta Electronics Australia

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made in Australia
Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)
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Had small issue about a month in, where the wifi wasnt connecting to the inverter so I couldnt see my production in the Delta App, contacted Delta and they promptly got me back up and running on the Delta app after a quick talk through of rebooting.
Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)
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wish they would improve their app, but not really a big deal as we use PowerPal
Bought From: Advanced Solar Technology (North)
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Delta 5kw 222 inverter seems good so far, but to early to tell.
Bought From: Limitless Energy Group Pty Ltd
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