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by Jorge Guzman
Fri May 04, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: FLEXnet DC
Topic: Flexnet battery drain
Replies: 30
Views: 12972

Re: Flexnet battery drain

It maybe something to do with wiring.
Both of your charge controllers were producing about 12~Adc at that time I took a look however, non of your shunts were reporting anything near that.
Do you have a picture of how your shunts are wired?
by Jorge Guzman
Fri May 04, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: RADIAN Series
Topic: Parallel Inverters Not Inverting When Grid Connected
Replies: 1
Views: 1619

Re: Parallel Inverters Not Inverting When Grid Connected

You mind verifying your Optics site name? I get no results when i search "LostPuppy"
by Jorge Guzman
Fri May 04, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Off Grid Applications
Topic: AC Input relay problem?
Replies: 6
Views: 2292

Re: AC Input relay problem?

Flexpower One assembly flashed amber and the system would "click" and the house lights momentarily cut out. These may be early signs of a sticky relay. The flashing Amber LED indicates the inverter is sensing AC Input voltage when in reality there isn't any connected to it. You (or electrician) can...
by Jorge Guzman
Fri May 04, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: FLEXnet DC
Topic: Flexnet battery drain
Replies: 30
Views: 12972

Re: Flexnet battery drain

Hi Gary,

You mind enabling Shunt C?
From your FLEXnet DC device click on the "Shunt C" tab then enable.
At the time of the image capture, you were producing 3.3kW of solar but the shunt was not reporting any current. Your CC's may be wired into Shunt C instead of shunt B.
by Jorge Guzman
Thu May 03, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: FLEXnet DC
Topic: Flexnet battery drain
Replies: 30
Views: 12972

Re: Flexnet battery drain

Could you enable Shunt C?
Shunt B is not reporting any solar production so good chance you have the CC's wired into shunt C instead.

You can also add your optics site name to your profile for future reference O:)
by Jorge Guzman
Wed May 02, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: FLEXnet DC
Topic: Flexnet battery drain
Replies: 30
Views: 12972

Re: Flexnet battery drain

Hi Gary, You mind sharing your optics site name so i can take a look?
by Jorge Guzman
Wed May 02, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: FLEXnet DC
Topic: Flexnet battery drain
Replies: 30
Views: 12972

Re: Flexnet battery drain

Hi,
Is your system on OpticsRE? if not, can you provide a picture of your shunt status screen from your MATE3? Press the battery icon button then press next/shunt.
Preferably while you are selling back to the grid.

-Jorge
by Jorge Guzman
Tue May 01, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: RADIAN Series
Topic: AC short current from Radian 8048A-01
Replies: 2
Views: 1668

Re: AC short current from Radian 8048A-01

According to the operators manual on page 57:

AC Maximum Output Fault Current and Duration: 109 Aac for 0.364 seconds.

Thanks,
Jorge
by Jorge Guzman
Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: FLEXmax Charge Controllers
Topic: Need help installing Temp Sensor on FM80
Replies: 3
Views: 1564

Re: Need help installing Temp Sensor on FM80

The devices will automatically sense the RTS and begin compensating. You can confirm by going to the MISC menu then pressing NEXT twice. The Btmp number should be other than 255 or 0. This is your battery temperature reading. Note that this is not a Celsius or Fahrenheit number but rather a resistiv...
by Jorge Guzman
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: FLEXmax Charge Controllers
Topic: Need help installing Temp Sensor on FM80
Replies: 3
Views: 1564

Re: Need help installing Temp Sensor on FM80

Hello Roger,

Here is an instructional video on the RTS and how to install it:
https://youtu.be/O2rz4D_TQ_w

But you don't need to shut down the equipment.
by Jorge Guzman
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: OutBack
Topic: Viewing Flexmate 80 and VFXR details through Mate 3
Replies: 1
Views: 1184

Re: Viewing Flexmate 80 and VFXR details through Mate 3

Hi,

Yes, with an OutBack HUB you can monitor all OB devices with one MATE3.

More info in the link below:
http://outbackpower.com/products/system-management/hub
by Jorge Guzman
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Off Grid Applications
Topic: AGS load start per leg?
Replies: 4
Views: 1532

Re: AGS load start per leg?

cflocker wrote:I'm also a little bit space constrained to add another 4048 + GSLC in parallel
I agree, by the time you add another Load center plus an additional 4048A you might as well go with an 8048A. Keeping it simple!
You could always keep the 4048A as redundancy or sell it.
by Jorge Guzman
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: FLEXmax Charge Controllers
Topic: FM80 Smell Melting or Burning
Replies: 3
Views: 1588

Re: FM80 Smell Melting or Burning

cracked glass and burn marks showing Have you checked for any voltage 'leakage' between your DC Negative and Equipment Ground? Having a faulty module might create a ground fault which could affect the charge controller. I've seen scrambled characters occur when there is ground faults or static disc...
by Jorge Guzman
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: OpticsRE
Topic: Alerts for grid down, etc.
Replies: 12
Views: 3826

Re: Alerts for grid down, etc.

Mike Curran wrote:grid dropped - load grid transfer
This is a specific MATE3 function to automatically drop and use the grid based on load kW similar to HBX so this will not work.

I don't believe there is such event but I will double check with our software team.
by Jorge Guzman
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Off Grid Applications
Topic: AGS load start per leg?
Replies: 4
Views: 1532

Re: AGS load start per leg?

1. Is there a feature that could be added so that AGS kicks on if either inverter leg goes to max capacity? 2. Is the Radian GS4048A robust enough that I should just not worry about some amount of overload ie: 2.5-3kw/ leg? Hello, Unfortunately AGS cannot detect individual leg draw only at 240Vac. ...
by Jorge Guzman
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Off Grid Applications
Topic: What to look for in a generator for AGS compatibility
Replies: 12
Views: 3355

Re: What to look for in a generator for AGS compatibility

HI There, Congratulations on your new solar system! Here are a few things to look for: Generator output should be single-phase 120Vac @ 60Hz - variance is 6Hz +/- based on your inverter model (FXR2524A) Capable of auto start with 2-wire (compatible with AGS) Other things to consider would be sizing,...
by Jorge Guzman
Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Off Grid Applications
Topic: FXR inverter - fault
Replies: 2
Views: 1468

Re: FXR inverter - fault

Hello Dan,

What was the battery voltage reading from the Inverter DC terminals?
If you have a good reading ie. above 48Vdc, I suspect the control board needs to be replaced.
by Jorge Guzman
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: OutBack
Topic: FX2524T - appropriate batteries?
Replies: 3
Views: 1802

Re: FX2524T - appropriate batteries?

if the charging from this Outback unit is sufficient/efficient This model can continuously charge at a rate of 55-Amps DC in a 3-stage algorithm. Bulk, Absorb & Float designed for Led-acid type batteries so these are compatible. Here is a link to our GH batteries: http://outbackpower.com/products/e...
by Jorge Guzman
Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: OutBack
Topic: FX2524T - appropriate batteries?
Replies: 3
Views: 1802

Re: FX2524T - appropriate batteries?

These batteries are design for minimal cycling but provide a long standby life. OutBack carries a similar battery called the GH series.
The Ideal application would be grid-tie battery backup. The issue would be if used for off-grid. It's life expectancy will be reduced.
by Jorge Guzman
Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: FLEXmax Charge Controllers
Topic: Do Flexmax Settings Need to be Changed if Grid Goes Down
Replies: 2
Views: 1582

Re: Do Flexmax Settings Need to be Changed if Grid Goes Down

It's common to reduce the Inverter/charger's absorb timer so it can start selling back to the grid quicker without the need to go through a entire charge cycle first. For the charge controllers you do want to have the proper absorb time per your battery capacity in an event of a power outage, your b...
by Jorge Guzman
Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Off Grid Applications
Topic: Reliability/Updates to 2007 Off-Grid System
Replies: 5
Views: 2446

Re: Reliability/Updates to 2007 Off-Grid System

Hello Norm, Since you are planning on connecting your system to OpticsRE, your firmware version will need to be at least: For FX Inverters: 061 MX60 Controllers: 5.11 To check the firmware version from your MX60, press the far left soft key once then press and hold. To check your FW for the inverter...
by Jorge Guzman
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: My OutBack Power System
Topic: flexmax60 new
Replies: 3
Views: 2752

Re: flexmax60 new

Great!
Best of Luck

Jorge
by Jorge Guzman
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: My OutBack Power System
Topic: flexmax60 new
Replies: 3
Views: 2752

Re: flexmax60 new

Hello,

The latest revision is 003.003.000 released back in Q1 of 2014. So the model you are looking at (Q1 2017) should be up to date. Our charge controllers models are not year specific.

Hope this helps.

Cheers,
Jorge
by Jorge Guzman
Tue Mar 06, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Website & Forum
Topic: Instructional Videos!
Replies: 5
Views: 19815

Re: Instructional Videos!

The link has been updated here:
http://outbackpower.com/outback-support/videos

Also check out these newer tutorial videos on youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW0SzM ... bFg/videos

Jorge
by Jorge Guzman
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: RV Applications
Topic: Shunt, do I need one ?
Replies: 3
Views: 3827

Re: Shunt, do I need one ?

Hello, Shunts are typically used to measure current flow from dc sources / loads or used a common point of connection for multiple DC sources. Here is a video that explains the use of shunts: https://youtu.be/U-pFi-CnNMY I know that they get connected on the negative side but where on the controller...