PWM Charge Controller
  • Part Number: Model: SCCP05-050
  • Product Line: Controllers
  • Related Categories: SmartHarvest
SCCP05-050 Charge Controller

Product Highlights

  • 5A/50V Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) charge controller for specific charging applications
  • PWM technology for the right balance between economy and performance
  • Integrated LED display
  • Backed by OutBack Power's global sales and support network


  • Description

    The right charge controller for small or singel-purpose Photvoltaic (PV) systems.

    PWM charge controllers are an elegant, proven system solutions.  SmartHarvest's SCCP05-050 scales this economical solution for use in small PV systems dedicated to specific applications, such as powering a light, an appliance or charging a back-up battery system connected to a smart phone, PC, wireless network adapter or other critical electronic device.

    PWM charge controllers use advanced digital signal processing to anticipate battery charging needs and affect the right amount of control.  They are an excellent choice for smaller systems operating under consistent solar conditions where utilizing economical PWM technology helps allocate more of the system budget to other areas such as energy storage.  The SCCP05-050 is the perfect charging solution when performance and economics are of equal priority.

    Please note SmartHarvest by OutBack products are not designed for connection with OutBack communication devices. For more information on product capability, please contact sales or technical support.


    Technical Specifications


    •  SmartHarvest SCCP05-050 Specifications
      Maximum Output Current (I) 5
      Nominal Battery Voltages 12/24
      Input Panel Power (Wp) 60/120
      Panel Intelligence PWM
      Maximum Input Voltage (Voc) 25/50
      Charging Regulation Four stages: bulk, absorb, float and equalization
      Bulk Voltage (VDC) Flooded: 14.8/29.6 VRLA: 14.6/29.2 
      Absorb Voltage (VDC) Flooded: 14.8/29.6 VRLA: 14.4/28.8 
      Absorb Time 2 hours 
      Float Voltage (VDC) Flooded: 13.2/26.4 VRLA: 13.5/27.0 

      Equalization Voltage (VDC)
      (Flooded Batteries Only)

      Flooded: 15.5/31.0 

      Equlaization Time

      1 hour 

      State of Charge Low Voltage
      Disconnect (V)

      11.4/22.8V

      Low Battery Load Reconnect (VDC)

      12.4/28.4 

      High Battery Load Disconnect (VDC)

      15.0/30.0
      Temperature Compensation -5mV/°C
      Battery Type Selection
      VRLA/Flooded—selectable via jumper.  Factory default VRLA (jumper inserted)
      Data Logging Available with monitoring software.
      Standby Current (mA) 6.8
      Display 3 LEDs
      IP Class IP20
      Operating Temperature Range -40° to 60° C
      Humidity 0-95% RH non-condensing
      Dimensions HxWxD (in/cm) 2.6x6.3x1.0 / 6.8x15.9x2.5
      Weight (lb/kg) .39 / .18 
      Certifications CE, IEC/EN 62109-1
      Warranty Standard 2 year