FLEXMax60 Charge Controller makes click noise when waking up

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FLEXMax60 Charge Controller makes click noise when waking up

Postby arktikgal on Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:20 am

Hi there.

Hoping someone can help us. We recently installed a FLEXMax 60 Controller. It is working well however it makes a series if annoying clicks when it is first waking up.... usually lasts about 30 min or so. Once it is fully awake it is silent.

Any suggestions on how to stop the clicks?.... or did we just get a controller that doesn't like mornings?

txs!
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Re: FLEXMax60 Charge Controller makes click noise when wakin

Postby Kurt Lundquist on Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:14 am

Welcome to the OutBack forum.

Have you tried increasing the Wake Up mode time in the Advanced menu?

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Re: FLEXMax60 Charge Controller makes click noise when wakin

Postby arktikgal on Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:25 am

txs Kurt... will try that. It is unfortunate if we have to change the setting all the time as we live in the Arctic and get huge swings in time/light. In the winter our shortest day is about 4 to 5 hours of daylight vs summer 23 hours... and it never gets dark! c
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Re: FLEXMax60 Charge Controller makes click noise when wakin

Postby petertearai on Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:55 pm

page 47 i think of the manual . You can set to a longer time between wake up testing its self ... i think out to 15 minuets .
You will then only have the click every 15 minuets until it compleatly wakes up .
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Re: FLEXMax60 Charge Controller makes click noise when wakin

Postby jbakker on Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:29 am

Mine does the same thing early in the morning when the sun first hits the panels. Does it 2 times and its awake then.
I usualy nver hear it unless im in the shed.
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