Adding second controller

Discussion about the FM Extreme, FM60 and FM80 Charge Controllers

Moderators: OutBack Moderator Team, OutBack

Adding second controller

Postby brettb69 on Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:14 pm

Hello ,Im adding an extra 3kw of panels to my system but don,t know how to or where to wire the second controller into my existing system, which is VFX 3648 prewired complete .Existing 3 kw of panels.Could somebody explain and put up a simlpe diagram please.
brettb69
Forum Junior Member
 
Posts: 4
Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:06 pm
My RE system: VFX3648,Flex max 80, 24 x2v 900amphr fusion AGM batteries,3kw 250 volt PV

Re: Adding second controller

Postby Greg T Fordan on Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:54 am

Here is your guide. The blue part is your existing installation. The red part is your additional PV and additional charge controller.
Attachments
additional.JPG
Greg T Fordan
EngTech
Outback Power Technologies
User avatar
Greg T Fordan
OutBack Technical Service
 
Posts: 19
Joined: Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:56 pm
My RE system: Radian, FM80, FNDC, 48V batt bank

Re: Adding second controller

Postby brettb69 on Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:59 am

Thanks for that.
brettb69
Forum Junior Member
 
Posts: 4
Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:06 pm
My RE system: VFX3648,Flex max 80, 24 x2v 900amphr fusion AGM batteries,3kw 250 volt PV

Re: Adding second controller

Postby brettb69 on Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:04 pm

Actually will I have to change any configurations in the mate3 after its done and will the one BTS do the job.
brettb69
Forum Junior Member
 
Posts: 4
Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:06 pm
My RE system: VFX3648,Flex max 80, 24 x2v 900amphr fusion AGM batteries,3kw 250 volt PV

Re: Adding second controller

Postby Greg T Fordan on Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:08 pm

One BTS is all you need. Once you plug in the new CC's ethernet cable to the hub's available port, it will automatically be detected by the MATE3.
Greg T Fordan
EngTech
Outback Power Technologies
User avatar
Greg T Fordan
OutBack Technical Service
 
Posts: 19
Joined: Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:56 pm
My RE system: Radian, FM80, FNDC, 48V batt bank

Re: Adding second controller

Postby brettb69 on Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:22 pm

Cheers,too easy thanks again
brettb69
Forum Junior Member
 
Posts: 4
Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:06 pm
My RE system: VFX3648,Flex max 80, 24 x2v 900amphr fusion AGM batteries,3kw 250 volt PV


Return to FLEXmax Charge Controllers

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 4 guests