Programming Mate 3S USE AC INPUT or DROP AC INPUT

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Programming Mate 3S USE AC INPUT or DROP AC INPUT

Postby pss on Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:22 pm

I sort of asked this earlier in a more convoluted way. So simply, in the Mate 3S ACINPUT tab, is there a flextime or other configuration setting to program "DROP AC INPUT" in the daytime and "USE AC INPUT" at nighttime? In the Minigrid mode.
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Re: Programming Mate 3S USE AC INPUT or DROP AC INPUT

Postby Mike Curran on Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:27 pm

Per the Radian manual, mini grid mode is incompatible with the grid use time function. The excerpt below references the Mate3 but these functions are more related to the inverter's capabilities than the Mate model so I suspect it still applies for your Mate3s.
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Re: Programming Mate 3S USE AC INPUT or DROP AC INPUT

Postby Gwendoly Espe on Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:04 am

This question comes up a lot. We'll be covering that in the webinar next week!

Radian and FXR AC Input Modes / Operating Modes

Date: Wednesday November 14, 2018
Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM PST

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Class Description:
OutBack’s grid connected inverters have a unique collection of operating modes designed to optimize utility power usage for the OutBack customer. These different operating modes offered in the Radian and FXR series inverters are how the system interacts with the grid or AC source; each mode has different rules on how or when they connect to the grid. These modes include: Grid Tie, GridZero, Mini Grid, Support, Backup and more. This webinar is for installers or end users who are comfortable with OutBack Products, the profile wizard and want to learn more about programming.
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