Yes, the internet connection of the EP Cube is essential to allow monitoring with APP, to receive software automatic update and to maximize the accumulation of solar energy and make its consumption more efficient.
The Smart Gateway of EP Cube works as “head” of home energy management network, to monitor, communicate and control all generation source and appliances usage. All generation source will be managed to run stably and orderly based on home appliances power demand.
The Hybrid has good overload capacity and allows max. 22kVA power output last for 10s to support heavy appliances like HVAC starting up in grid outage, the circuit breaker allows the peak power flow to home appliances shortly during the starting up process.
The EP Cube supports 100% imbalance for the split-phase loads, so it is OK to run with imbalance load in the short or long term.