Assistant Software PV (Software version 5.0)

Assistant Software PV (Software version 5.0)
Assistant Software PV (Software version 5.0)

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SOTASSISTANT-PV Solar Pathfinder Assistant Software PV

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Solar Pathfinder
Pathfinder Assistant Software
Version 5.0

Solar Pathfinder Assistant Software (Version 5.0) used in conjunction with a Solar Pathfinder unit generates monthly sunpaths for each specific site latitude (instead of relying on the stock latitude band diagrams as in previous versions). Includes weather data for North America (Canada & USA), Central America, Europe, Southwest Pacific. All other sites will receive % of solar radiation only.

Create professional looking and accurate site reports easily with the Solar Pathfinder Assistant!

NOTE: Each copy of the software will come with a serial number. The serial number is then input into the software to unlock the full functionality. Lost serial numbers can be found at


  • Stand-alone software (no internet connection necessary)
  • Create customizable reports by putting in your company's name and logo
  • Automatically adjusts for magnetic declination, latitude, etc.
  • Allows for changes in azimuth (degree east/west of true south)
  • Allows for changes in tilt angle & mode (fixed, 1-axis, 2-axis)
  • Automatically does computations (using NREL data) for:
    • Percentage of sunlight
    • Azimuth/altitude measurements
    • Solar Radiation (kWhr/m^2/day)
    • AC power (kWhr)
  • Can show "before/after" results of taking trees or obstructions out of site area
  • Lists makes/models of PV panels & inverters (automatically giving DC rate/derate factors)
  • Averages multiple analysis (4 corners of an array, etc.)
  • CSI-EPBB compliant
  • MS Vista-ready
  • Manual on disc/download
  • Exports in PDF, CSV, XML
  • Uses PVWatts algorithms for calculating

System Requirements:

  • Solar Pathfinder unit Solar Pathfinder with Case & Tripod (SOLD SEPARATELY)
  • Digital Camera
  • Windows XP (except Media Center Edition), Windows Vista, or Windows 7/Windows 8
  • Net Framework 4.0 (included in Windows 7 and installed automatically the others)
  • Minimum Processor Speed: 1 GHz
  • Recommended RAM: 512MB
  • Disk space used at install: 30 - 175MB (depending on weather data installed)

Sample Report

Solar Pathfinder Assistant


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