This is all the highest end equipment, offering you the best possible solution for your off grid set-up. With 6 Inverters you can have 3 phase 6Kw constant or a constant single phase 18Kw output, and you can add more outback inverters if you need higher usage. (Or you can run as 3 phase if you use 3 or 6 of them.) 24Kw of panels will give you huge charging capacity during the day. This is suitable for a large off grid house, farm or workshop. If you are a long way from a grid connection this is probablly much cheaper than getting connected to the grid, and then you will have no bills to pay for using it!
Patent protected Q.Antum passivated emitter rear contact (PERC) technology, 132 (half) cell format with zero gap cell layout, boosts module efficiency up to 20.8%
Optimal yields, whatever the weather with excellent low-light and temperature behaviour.
Long-term yield security with Anti LID Technology, Anti PID Technology1, Hot-Spot Protect and Traceable Quality Tra.Q™.
Extreme weather rating. High-tech aluminium alloy frame, certified for high snow (6000Pa) and wind loads (4000Pa).
Includes 12-year product warranty and 25-year linear performance warranty
Q.ANTUM DUO combines cutting edge cell separation and innovative wiring with Q.ANTUM technology
Please Note: Q Cells do not recommend their modules to be fitted on In-Roof mounting systems like the GSE In-Roof system
NEW 1000ah c20 (840 ah c5)
2 VOLT, DEEP CYCLE WITH TUBULAR POSITIVE PLATE, 1500 CYCLE LIFE EXPECTANCY TO 80% d.o.d
198mm x 119mm x 694.5mm height, 47.6kg wet
Charge Voltage Settings
Bulk/Absorb 2.40v per cell
Float 2.23v per cell
EQ 2.47v per cell
THE NEW VFXR-SERIES
7 Features In One Device
GENERATOR MODE - CONNECT THE VFXR TO ANY GENERATOR:
1. Cover current consumption
2. Charge batteries
SUPPORT MODE- CONNECT THE VFXR TO ANY INVERTER TO EXPAND THE OUTPUT POWER:
1. Cover consumption with your inverter (any brand)
2. Cover your additional consumption with the VFXR (in cooperation with any brand)
GRID TIED MODE - INJECT EXCESSIVE POWER TO THE GRID:
3. Charge your batteries
4. Sell not consumed power to the grid
UPS MODE - USE THE BATTERIES IF THE GRID FAILS:
5. Cover consumption with the grid
6. In case of grid failure, switch to batteries without interruption
GRIDZERO MODE - USE THE GRID IF SOLAR POWER IS NOT AVAILABLE AND COVER HIGHER LOADS WITH SMALL INVERTERS:
7. Cover consumption with solar power (even with small inverters)
8. Take additional power from the grid to double the output of your inverter
MINI GRID MODE - USE THE GRID WHEN BATTERIES ARE LOW:
9. Cover consumption with solar power
10. Connect to the grid when batteries are low
BACKUP MODE - COVER GRID FAILURES WITH YOUR SOLAR SYSTEM:
11. Cover consumption with the grid
12. In grid failure, switch to solar system
The latest, most advanced features on the industry’s most trusted and proven platform—that’s the essence of OutBack’s new FXR Series of Grid/Hybrid inverter/chargers. Capable of off-grid or grid-connected operation in a single model, the FXR Grid/Hybrid inverter/chargers provide system designers with unprecedented flexibility and compatibility for nearly
any power conversion scenario.
The new FXR features and technologies on the acclaimed FX platform include:
FXR inverter/chargers can be paired with a MATE3 to add OPTICS RE to monitor and control system performance from any location. Available in power ranges from 2000W-3000W, multiple units may be stacked and connected with other OutBack Power electronics for more seamless system integration and the ability to function in a wide variety of applications, and system sizes. Up to nine inverters can be combined in a 3-phase system with the 12V, 24V or 48V models, and up to 30kW in a grid-tied 24V or 48V system. The exclusive modular system architecture means that increased power output is just an additional FXR inverter/charger away.
Available in sealed or vented units with NEMA type 1 die-cast aluminum chassis designed to operate in the harshest environmental conditions such as high temperatures, humidity or corrosive salt air, the FXR’s continue in OutBack’s tradition of absolute dependability in mission critical installations no matter how harsh or challenging the conditions.
Please Note: The new VFXR range only work with a Mate 3 (the standard Mate or Mate B will not work with them)
These are the best charge controllers on the market, they are solid, reliable and what we use for The Bimble Inn.
The FLEXmax family of charge controllers is the latest innovation in Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) charge controllers from OutBack Power Technologies. The innovative FLEXmax MPPT software algorithm is both continuous and active, increasing your photovoltaic array power yield up to 30% compared to non-MPPT controllers. Thanks to active cooling and intelligent thermal management cooling, both FLEXmax charge controllers can operate at their full maximum current rating, 60 Amps or 80 Amps respectively, in ambient temperatures as high as 104°F (40°C).
Included in all of the FLEXmax Charge Controllers are the revolutionary features first developed by OutBack Power, including support for a wide range of nominal battery voltages and the ability to step-down a higher voltage solar array to recharge a lower voltage battery bank. A built-in, backlit 80 character display shows the current status and logged system performance data for the last 128 days at the touch of a button. The integrated OutBack network communications allows FLEXmax series Charge Controllers to be remotely programmed and monitored via a MATE system display and provides unrivaled system integration.
FLEXmax MPPT Charge Controllers are the only choice when you demand a high performance, efficient and versatile charge controller for your advanced power system.
|Voltage||Recommended PV Max||Absolute Max|
|FLEXmax 80 Specifications|
|Nominal Battery Voltages||12, 24, 36, 48, or 60 VDC (Single model - selectable via field programming at start-up)|
|Maximum Output Current||80 amps @ 104° F (40°C) with adjustable current limit|
|Maximum Solar Array STC Nameplate||12 VDC systems 1250 Watts / 24 VDC systems 2500 Watts / 48 VDC systems 5000 Watts / 60 VDC systems 6250 Watts|
|NEC Recommended Solar Array STC Nameplate||12 VDC systems 1000 Watts / 24 VDC systems 2000 Watts / 48 VDC systems 4000 Watts / 60 VDC Systems 5000 Watts|
|PV Open Circuit Voltage (VOC)||150 VDC absolute maximum coldest conditions / 145 VDC start-up and operating maximum|
|Standby Power Consumption||Less than 1 Watt typical|
|Power Conversion Efficiency||97.5% @ 80 Amps in a 48 VDC System - Typical|
|Charging Regulation||Five Stages: Bulk, Absorption, Float, Silent and Equalization|
|Voltage Regulation Set points||10 to 80 VDC user adjustable with password protection|
|Equalization Charging||Programmable Voltage Setpoint and Duration - Automatic Termination when completed|
|Battery Temperature Compensation||Automatic with optional RTS installed / 5.0 mV per °C per 2V battery cell|
|Voltage Step-Down Capability||Can charge a lower voltage battery from a higher voltage PV array - Max 150 VDC input|
|Programmable Auxilary Control Output||12 VDC output signal which can be programmed for different control applications
(Maximum of 0.2 amps DC)
|Status Display||3.1" (8 cm) backlit LCD screen - 4 lines with 80 alphanumeric characters total|
|Remote Display and Controller||Optional Mate or Mate2 with RS232 Serial Communications Port|
|Network Cabeling||Proprietary network system using RJ 45 Modular Connectors with CAT 5e Cable (8 wires)|
|Data Logging||Last 128 days of Operation - Amp Hours, Watt Hours, Time in Float , Peak Watts, Amps, Solar Array Voltage, Max Battery Voltage Min Battery Voltage and Absorb for each day along with total Accumulated Amp Hours, and kW Hours of production|
|Hydro Turbine Applications||Consult factory for approved Turbines|
|Positive Ground Applications||Requires two Pole Breakers for switching both positive and Negative Conductors on both Solar Array and Battery Connections (HUB-4 and HUB-10 can not be used for use in positive ground applications)|
|Operating Temperature Range||Minimum -40° to maximum 60° C
(Power capacity of the controller is automatically derated when operated above 40° C)
|Environmental Rating||Indoor Type 1|
|Conduit Knockouts||One 1" (35mm)on the back; One 1" (35mm) on the left side; Two 1" (35mm) on the bottom|
|Warranty||Standard 5 year / Available 10 Year|
|Weight - Unit||12.20 lbs (5.56 kg)|
|- Shipping||15.75 lbs (7.10 kg)|
|Dimensions - Unit||16.25" x 5.75" x 4" (41.3 x 14 x 10 cm) -
(H x W x D)
|- Shipping||21" x 10.5" x 9.75" (53 x 27 x 25 cm)|
|Options||Remote Temperature Sensor (RTS), HUB 4,
HUB 10, MATE, MATE 2
|Menu Languages||English & Spanish|
The new MATE3 System Display and Controller makes it easy to program and monitor a OutBack Power System. An intuitive and integrated system configuration wizard makes system setup and programming quick and seamless.
The ability to set unique multi-level user passwords allows the user to secure critical system settings from unintended changes, while still allowing open access to necessary functions.
The MATE3 is packed full of features to make system management simple. The easy-to-read graphical LCD display is backlit for dark operating conditions. Improved tactile buttons and a user programmable “favorite” key give you immediate access to the features you want, while an intuitive scroll wheel interface allows for easy adjustment of system setpoints. Expandable SD card memory allows you to increase data logging capacity as well as upgrade units in the field.
A built-in clock and calendar function enables timer-based programming of inverter and charger operation. All of your settings are stored in permanent memory to eliminate the need to reprogram in the event of a system shutdown or battery replacement. The MATE3 is an Internet enabled device – simply connecting to the Internet will allow full remote system.
By adding the Mate Controller you can also use the outback inverters as a off grid/grid hybrid system allowing you to use the power from your batteries primarily and switching to use the grid when your batteries are low, thus minimising your use of the grid and ensuring you get the best use of your renewable power set-up, and yet never run out of power. Or you can configure an automatic generator start from them if needed.
300A Battery isolator switch, 900A for 30 secs, up to 48 Volt, M10 connection. Can be use on 12, 24 or 48 Volt system as long as switch current rating is not exceeded.
M-SERIES BATTERY SWITCHES
300 Ampere continuous rating.
The HUB-10 communication manager allows the MATE to control and monitor a maximum of ten OutBack products. The inverter/chargers can be operated in a stacked or independent configuration, and OutBack MPPT charge controllers can also be used on any of the ten available ports of the HUB-10. Future OutBack products will also be compatible with the HUB-10. The HUB-10 manages both the inter-inverter communications and the MATE-inverter communication. The HUB-10 also can be used with the X-240 autotransformer when series stacked to allow full surge and continuous AC load capacity of each FX to be available on either of the 120 VAC output circuits. When two or more FX inverters are stacked in a parallel or series configuration, the system automatically turns off any excess slave inverters to save power and maximize conversion efficiency. This power save system is fully automatic and works with or without the MATE connected to the system One or two MATE system controllers and displays can be connected to the HUB. One Mate is allowed to program the systems while the other MATE is able to only control and display the system operation. When using a single MATE with a HUB-10, programming can be locked out by moving the MATE from the 1st MATE port to the 2nd MATE port once programming has been completed. The maximum distance from the HUB-10 to the power conversion product should be under 10 feet. OutBack includes two 3 foot long and two 6 foot long CAT5 cables standard with the HUB-10. Check with your OutBack dealer for additional cables.
OutBack Power's FLEXnet DC is the ultimate DC system monitoring device. Our integrated networked communications make valuable, usable data available from your system and viewable on an OutBack MATE communications device, providing you with the critical answers about your system's health, performance and efficiency.
Battery Status Screen - Easily see your system's current condition with this at-a-glance display. This screen shows an easy to interpret "fuel gauge" style status bar, current state-of-charge and whether you are currently charging or discharging your batteries. This is useful for those system owners who want a way to quickly understand the current state of their battery bank.
Now Summary Screen - Monitor the amount of power your system is currently producing and consuming as well as the amount of power going IN and OUT of your battery bank. This screen also displays your battery bank's voltage and current state-of-charge, providing you with real-time production monitoring of DC sources, such as a solar array or small wind turbine, as well as consumption by loads.
Today Summary Screen - Monitor the cumulative energy your system has produced and consumed as well as the total amount of energy that has gone to charging your batteries today. This screen also displays today's lowest state-of-charge and allows you to see how your overall system production compares to system consumption.
History Summary Screen - Review historical energy production/consumption data for the most recent 128 days, including the minimum battery state-of-charge reached for each day. This screen can be used to watch power system production and consumption trends.
You will also want the 500A shunts. You will need 2 or 3 depending on how many things you want to monitor.
We have the Shunts here:
6mm² Solar Cable - Price is per meter, simply select the quantity as the number of meters you want.
Double Insulated UV protected solar cable
Max load: 70A in air
Our solar cable is ozone resistant according to BS EN 50396
UV resistant according to HD 605 S2 and is tested for durability according to EN 60216
Flexible tinned copper conductor
Class 5 flexible tinned copper conductor
Halogen-free cross-linked compound
Halogen-free cross-linked, flame retardant compound
STÄUBLI MC4 Solar PV connectors - Pair
Connect your solar modules together with ease using these safe and durable genuine Staubli MC4 connectors. Snap-in lock. MC4 crimp tool required to make onto cable ends. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjIdrBsim5s
Suitable for 4mm² and 6mm² solar cable with an outside diameter of 5.9 - 8.8mm, Part number: 32.0017P2000-UR & 32.0016P2000-UR
|Connector system||Ø 4 mm|
|Rated voltage||1500 V DC (UL) 1000V DC (IEC)|
|Rated current||39 A 4/6mm cable|
|Rated impulse voltage||12 kV|
|Ambient temperature range||-40 °C...+85 °C (TUV)|
|Upper limiting temperature||105 °C (TUV)|
|Degree of protection, mated unmated||IP65 1hr IP68 1min|
|Overvoltage category/Pollution degree||CATIII / 3|
|Contact resistance of plug connectors||≤0.25 mΩ|
|Safety class||1000 V DC: II|
|Contact material||Copper, tin plated|
|Locking system (UL)||Locking type|
|UL recognized component, in accordance with UL 6703||
*Please note male and female refers ot the metal conductor and not the plastic insulator*
16mm cable - for Large Charge Controller to Batteries - 2 Meter length with M8 Lug.
You will need 2 cables per charge controler (Pos & Neg). The Lugs are on 1 end only as the charge controllers have bare wire connectors.
If you need longer lengths please let us know
35mm Cable - Use for connecting Batteries to Inverter
You will need 2 cables, 1 for Positive and 1 for Negative
If you need a longer cable please let us know.
Outback FW-Shunt500 DC Current Shunt
DC Current Shunts - Mounting screws included. Two 3/8" bolt terminals
500 amp 50 mVDC current shunt with attached terminal bus bar and one white insulator.
Battery Inter-connecting Cable - 35mm cable with M10 - M10 Lugs (M10 on both ends)
Made up to size for you for connecting your batteries together.
The OutBack Remote Temperature Sensor (RTS) is essential for proper battery charging. All OutBack Power products with integrated battery charging have temperature compensation systems built in which benefit from the installation of the RTS (included with inverter/chargers). With the RTS you can make sure that your OutBack Power System knows the precise battery temperature, so it can recharge your batteries safely and efficiently. If your system has multiple OutBack products connected to one HUB4 or HUB10, only a single RTS needs to be installed.
A small, low cost multimeter supplied with test leads and holster.
DMM Functions: DC Current, AC/DC Voltage, Continuity, Diode, Resistance, Transistor
No. of Digits: 3.5
DMM Response Type: Average
Display Count: 1999
Range Selection: Manual
Voltage Measure DC Max: 500V
Voltage Measure AC Max: 500V
Current Measure DC Max: 5A
Resistance Measure Max: 2Mohm