This is a guide that shows how to install Monta on your charge point. If you want to connect your charge point to your Monta account, please follow the steps in the end of the guide.

Please note that when you connect your charge point to Monta, we become the operator of the charge point. This means that you need to use Monta to control the charging process.

Overview

  1. Connect to the charge point’s WiFi network

  2. Access the charge point via WebUI

  3. User Configuration settings

  4. Server Configuration settings

  5. OCPP connection

  6. Connecting the charge point to your Monta account

Enter the Configuration mode:

  1. Simultaneously, press the DC Leakage Button and Emergency Stop Button while the charge point is powered OFF.

  2. Power ON the charge point.

  3. Release the buttons after you hear the beep.

1. Connect to the charge point’s WiFi network

On your laptop or mobile phone, search for the EVSE Network under your Wi-Fi settings.

Wi-Fi name: EVSE XXXXXXXXXXXX

Wi-Fi password: 12345678

2. Access the charge point via WebUI

Open a browser and enter 192.168.1.1

Google Chrome is recommended for better compatibility.

Now go to the configuration page to see available settings.

3. User Configuration settings

In user configuration settings there are two ways of setting up the WiFi connection.

Wi-Fi WPS method:

1. Enter the WEB configuration mode and set the Wi-Fi WPS connection.
2. Exit WEB configuration mode.
3. Press and hold the leakage test button for 5S until you hear a beep from the EV charger.
4. Start the WPS function of the router within 120 seconds. The green indicator at the top flashes quickly during the WPS pairing process.
5. WPS pairing is successful, and the green indicator at the top of the LED light bar is always on.
6. WPS pairing times out, the green indicator at the top of the LED light bar flashes slowly, you need to perform steps 3-4 again to pair.

Wi-Fi Custom:

Enter the WiFi SSID (name) and WiFi password manually and click "Submit".

4. Server Configuration settings

Fill in the boxes below with the correct information for the OCPP platform.

Select "SSL Unable"

Central System Hostname: ocpp.monta.app

Central System Port: 443

Charge Point Identity: Use the serial number of the charge point.

Charge Point Path: leave this field blank

Select "HTTP Basic Authentication Unable"

Charge Point Model: Amstel

Charge Point Vendor: BadgerEV

Click on "Submit".

5. OCPP connection

In the main configuration screen select option 5. Exit the Wi-Fi AP mode.

The EV charge point will start to connect with the OCPP server after all the steps above are complete.

If the connection is successful, you will hear one beep sound.

If the connection is unsuccessful, you will hear two beeps. In this case, please go back and check above steps or settings.

6. Connecting the charge point to your Monta account

Now you need to add and connect your charge point to your Monta account.

You can do this through either the Monta app or Monta Portal.

Here is a guide for the Monta app.

Here is guide for Monta Portal.

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