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How do I install the Orison home battery system?

  June 4, 2020   |   Category: Self-Install

The Orison Panel is the world’s first self-installable home battery. To self-install the Orison home battery system, customers start by downloading the Orison App. You can then start the installation of the Orison Energy Monitor, following the Orison App tutorial. Next step is to mount the Orison Panel on a wall or place it on the ground with the included stand in your desired location. Follow the instructions to plug in your storage unit into any standard wall receptacle and slide in the two batteries. The Orison App interfaces with the Orison Cloud network to let you control and monitor your storage.

What is the required hardware?
One Orison Energy Monitor is required per household to support the operational safety of your Orison Panel and Orison Panel+ storage units.  The Orison Energy Monitor consists of self-installable sensor strip(s) that are mounted next to the breaker row(s) on your switchboard / circuit breaker panel using self-adhesive strips; and a communications head unit to be placed next to the switchboard also using self-adhesive strips. The strip(s) and head unit are connected using the supplied cable(s). A charger with a microUSB plug is also included.


The Orison Energy Monitor’s head unit consists of a battery part and processing part. If you have a receptacle right by your switchboard / circuit breaker panel, you can plug the charger into the head unit and it will be consistently powered. If you do not have it plugged in, you will need to remove the battery part and plug it into its charger, or any microUSB charger, for approximately 12 hours every 45 to 90 days. The Orison App will notify you when it’s time