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Reset WiFi / Solar Setup
Reset WiFi / Solar Setup
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Written by Kevin Wanek
Updated over a week ago

When resetting your Emporia Vue: Gen 3 device via the Emporia Energy app, the process includes an important step that determines whether a recalibration of the device's sensors will occur. This decision point is crucial for ensuring your device measures energy consumption and production with utmost accuracy. Here’s what you need to know:

Step-by-Step Choices and Their Impacts

Choosing to Skip Recalibration: At a certain juncture in the app’s setup/reset process, you will encounter an option that says, "Skip this step, I'm just resetting my device." Selecting this option will bypass the recalibration process, focusing solely on re-establishing the network connection. This choice might be suitable if you are confident in the current calibration of your device and merely need to address WiFi connectivity issues.

Indicating Solar/Generation Presence: If you select the option "I have Solar/Generation," the Vue: Gen 3 adapts to monitor bidirectional power flow. This setting is essential for homes with solar panels or other generation systems, as it enables the device to accurately track both energy production and consumption. During this process, the device also recalibrates its sensors to ensure precise measurements, taking into account the unique energy flows in your home.

No Solar/Generation Setup: By selecting "I have no Solar/Generation," you inform the device that it should expect energy consumption to come solely from the grid, without any bidirectional current flow from generation systems. This configuration is tailored for homes without solar panels or similar setups, allowing the Vue: Gen 3 to focus on accurately measuring incoming grid power consumption.

The Impact on Performance

The choice you make at this critical step in the setup/reset process directly influences the Vue: Gen 3’s performance:

  • Skipping Recalibration might be a time-saver but could potentially compromise the accuracy of your device's readings if its calibration has shifted over time.

  • Opting for Solar/Generation Tracking ensures your device is finely tuned to the complexities of monitoring both energy production and consumption, providing a comprehensive view of your home's energy dynamics.

  • Selecting the No Solar/Generation Option aligns the device’s focus on consumption alone, optimizing its performance for straightforward energy monitoring.

Making the appropriate selection based on your home's energy setup is crucial for the Vue: Gen 3 to function at its best, offering you precise and valuable insights into your energy usage.

Your Feedback Makes Us Better

We are here to support your journey toward efficient energy management. If you have questions about the reset and recalibration process or wish to share feedback about this guide, please reach out to our customer support team. Your feedback is instrumental in refining our support materials and enhancing the Emporia experience for all users.

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