Device replacement to ensure the highest yield

Where necessary, our device replacement service will help minimise downtime. For requests submitted before 2pm, we will dispatch the replacement inverter on the same day under normal circumstances. As a replacement for the faulty inverter, you will receive a comparable state-of-the-art device, including all the required updates and modifications.

Warranty extension included

If a device is exchanged within the warranty period, the remaining warranty period is transferred to the replacement device. In any event, we provide one year full warranty on all replacement parts.

How do I get a device replacement?

It is required that you first request the advice of one of our Service Engineers before proceeding. They will then be able to help you to fully establish the fault. If a replacement is then required, we will be able to provide you with the Return Authorisation (RA) number necessary for the exchange.

Download the warranty exchange procedure here

SMA Service Rebate

The service rebate is our remuneration for installers who replace inverters for us at customer’s site. The principle behind it is that you support us and we compensate you by paying a rebate for your services. Our key requirement: It must be a warranty case.

Further information: SMA Service Rebate

Device Replacement Service

The device replacement service is available for all Sunny Boy, Sunny Boy Storage, Windy Boy, Sunny Mini Central and Sunny Tripower inverters. Please ensure that the replacement is performed by a qualified electrician.

The exchange unit will have a transport cover that needs to be swapped across, along with all communication and earthing components from the original device.

After you have received the replacement device, you are required to return the faulty device to us using the packaging provided with the exchange unit. Charges will be incurred if the device is not returned within 45 days.

To ship back the faulty device, please email SMA Logistics at More information can be found in the ‘Return Letter of Instruction’ sent with the replacement device. Shipping costs in both directions within Australia are covered under SMA warranty.

Please submit your warranty exchange and/or rebate claims via our Online Service Centre.

Download the Return letter of Instruction here (PDF)