How does it work?
The Network OWL gateway automatically logs all of your consumption and generation data securely within the Intelligent Cloud software platform. You can then login to view your live and historic data, from any Internet connected computer, anywhere! Or if you wish, access OWL Intuition-pv on your smartphone using a dedicated iPhone or Android app - both available for free download . Network OWL gateway simply plugs into your existing broadband router and wirelessly links with the transmitter and two sensors.
OWL Intuition-pv is part of a an expanding family of intelligent, cloud based energy monitoring and control solutions for domestic and commercial premises.
OWL Intuition-pv allows you to monitor how much Solar PV power is being generated, the energy your home is currently consuming and hence how much power is being imported from or exported to the grid. Two separate Sensor clamps need to be fitted as shown in the Type One diagram opposite.
NOTE: For Type Two installations, where the Solar PV power is fed directly into the consumer unit you will need an Owl Y Cable pack. The purchase this option, please make your selection above.
Energy data is automatically and continuously collected and stored within the Intelligent Cloud via a Network OWL connected to your existing broadband Internet connection
Real time and accumulated data can be viewed via:
Web browsers (including iPad)
iPhone and Android smartphones
Clear summary information with trend indicators and “hover over” analysis
Easy to read graphs with hover over detail values
Print or download graphs
Supports block tariff based on usage
Supports Economy 7 and other common timed tariffs
Configurable real time consumption EcoNudge™ messages
Download CSV data file for your own analysis
Optional data push via Multicast or UDP protocols
Software is upgradable to provide access to future new features and services
No Subscription charges for 2 years (After 2 years a small subscription is payable (£19.95 for a further 2 years as at 31/12/2017) to provide unlimited online support, all software and firmware updates and 24/7 access to data, alongside any general improvements to the services provided by Owl)
What's In The Box
Network OWL Gateway with external antenna,
3 channel Transmitter unit,
2 x standard Sensor clamp (10mm cable, 71A)
2 x AA alkaline battery,
Installation /User Manual
Power Supply – UK / EU plugs (TSE000-004)
The Owl intuition-PV is suitable for both the UK and international operation
|Manufacturer Warranty:||2 years|
|Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price||£86.95|
recommended for anyone with solar pv Review by Ian - Woking
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Works very well and I would recommend it for anyone with a Solar PV installation who wants to see what your generating in realtime , and what electricity your consuming and exporting in realtime. (Posted on 18/08/2015)
Very impressive product and service Review by whiteflower
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The best value product on the market in my opinion that is able to tell me how much electricity my solar panels are producing. I now know how much electric I am exporting back to the grid and how much I am consuming .Really useful bit of kit! Customer service great also. (Posted on 18/07/2013)
Amazing Value For Money Review by J Patel
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This system is great. When looking at how easy it is to set up, and access the date, the system is great. The accuracy is very good with the sensor recording the generation and consumption accurately. We testes the generation side of the senor by manually noting down the figures each day and seeing if they matches what the OWL system would say we have generated, and they did.
The data is taken at very detailed intervals and the ability to download the raw data as CSV is a good feature. The graphs are a nice feature and hopefully they improve the different graphs which can be produce on the site. The settings for inputting your energy tariffs, feed in tariff sand economy 7 are very detailed and help to create a great portal which shows you electricity consumption vs generation.
The online system is simple and easy to use. With update coming as OWl increase their range of products, it can only be a good thing for the products future.
When comparing to alternatives in the market, Geo Chorus PV (double the price with a subscription after the 1st year, but has a color touch screen), The Wattson Solar Plus (very odd design and not sure about the cost of the online account). The Owl Intuition-PV wins hands down.
The only issue I would like to make people aware of this that the generation sensors (sensors placed on the generation line) need to be placed on the brown live wire. This is unusual as most wires are within the grey plastic casing combined with the other two wires. So just make sure when asking your PV is installed, that they properly leave a section of the brown cable uncovered for the sensors. (Posted on 31/05/2013)
Great product Review by P Monty
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Great product!! Very helpful vendor, quick delivery to W Australia well packed (Posted on 06/05/2013)
Amazing intuitionPV Review by Roy - Lincoln
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A brilliant easy to use product. I have only just set this up on my PV system. Previously I used three Owl monitors to display PV generation and use of electricity. This worked very well. But after a few hours spent playing with the new Intuition-PV I can see the potential of this system. It is truly intuitive. It displays all the info that you desire and a lot more. The graphs are impressive. As soon as the system is hooked into your internet hub, the data starts to accumulate on the free OWL website in a secure account. The data starts to load as soon as you plug in... even before you set up your account. (how user friendly is that?) I have the confidence that the system is future-proof because the software is kept up to date on the Owl website. I have been impressed with the sophistication of this product related to the Owl website at a very reasonable one off price included in the price of the product. Although I have only had this installed for half a day I can see that as the data builds up it will be presented to me in as many different ways as I could desire. Whilst being easy to get started, there is the promise that the data can be accessed and displayed in whole variety of ways as you experiment with the options. Many internet based products are quite complicated, but I found this one very stress free. You only have to be careful to select the right model of Intuition in the account set up process. You must choose Intuition-PV version in the menu choice.
How refreshing to have a very easy to read manual that only runs to a few pages that is more than adequate for any user.
I must admit that I wondered what cloud based means and I now understand that this refers to the concept of having your data processed on a remote server over the internet. (No worries about losing data then! ) (Posted on 25/09/2012)