Any Off-Grid VFX3524 and (old) Mate systems?

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Any Off-Grid VFX3524 and (old) Mate systems?

Postby JeffinthePeace on Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:58 am

Hi All -
I’m looking to connect (group?) with folks that have a system similar to mine, to compare system performance, and in particular battery charging/equalizing performance.
Anyone?
Please reach out!
Thanks
Jeff
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Re: Any Off-Grid VFX3524 and (old) Mate systems?

Postby SandyP on Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:27 pm

Hi Jeff,
We have a VFX3024E and an FM60 on a 620ah GEL 24V battery bank (12x2V).
Not sure if we can provide assistance with FLA systems.
Cheers,
Sandy
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Re: Any Off-Grid VFX3524 and (old) Mate systems?

Postby JeffinthePeace on Sun Dec 30, 2018 5:14 pm

Thanks Sandy! I’ll add you as a ‘Friend’ in that case.
Cheers
J
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Re: Any Off-Grid VFX3524 and (old) Mate systems?

Postby JeffinthePeace on Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:58 pm

A pic of my humble system.
We’re hoping to add another charger and more PV this spring.
J
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Re: Any Off-Grid VFX3524 and (old) Mate systems?

Postby YBSean on Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:09 am

I have stacked inverters (VFXR3524A) as our well pump is 240v, and a Mate 3. About twice per year the slave inverter goes down on a firmware mismatch error. Ironically it seems to happen around 6 - 7 am. The only way to get the system back to producing 240v power is to reload the firmware on the Mate 3 and then to both inverters. Nothing obviously wrong with any components, wiring etc. Do you think replacing with a Mate 3S is the answer?
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