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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Morningstar Solar Controller and Inverter Overview Morningstar </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Morningstar is the worlds leading supplier of Solar Controllers. In 2010 we sold over 250,000 controllers through 164 distributors in 73 countries throughout the world. Our goal is to continue to lead the controller market in terms of quality, reliability and customer service as well as expand our products in the PV inverter market. Morningstars Mission </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Morningstars Company Advantages Reliability - our failure rates are less then 2 units per 1000 sold. 100% in-house design we only put our name on a product that weve built from scratch, one resistor at a time. Morningstar sells only through the worlds PV distribution channels. Supporting our distribution network is our #1 priority. We send sales leads directly through our distribution network and do not sell directly to OEMs, dealers or end-users. </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Morningstar Product Advantages Highest Quality Manufactured in a fully automated ISO 9001 factory. Quality control using the latest computerized test equipment. Every unit is digitally calibrated, tested and logged. Superior Lightning Protection Use of large transient voltage suppressors provide faster response to transients and do not degrade over time. No need to De-rate Designed with a 25% safety margin, controllers may be used up to their full nameplate ratings. Expected 15 Year Life Controllers carry a full 5-year warranty, with an expected operating life of 15 years or more. Easy to Use Detailed manuals, technical support by phone or internet, large clearly-marked wire terminals, electronic protections and good front panel indicators. Controllers are easily utilized at multiple experience levels. </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Morningstar Product Advantages Tropicalization is the process by which we condition our hardware for use in extreme environmental conditions. Conformal Coating Dupont Humiseal a UL listed protective spray that will seal out moisture and prevent corrosion from the effects of salt air and high humidity. Epoxy Encapsulation a 2-part epoxy resin that protects the board as well as acts to conduct heat away from the power carrying components on the circuit board. It acts like a liquid heat sink. Terminal plating - to resist corrosion. </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Technical Support Fast Response Same day response on emails. Live people answering the phone. Fast tracking to our engineering office for high level assistance. Searchable tech support library. Applications Knowledge We can interpret specifications, certifications, sizing and other requirements for your projects to give you a quick review of the controller options that are right for you. Industry Leading Warranty Support We work to provide quick warranty replacement. Morningstar doesnt require complicated approvals, so we are able to provide warranty service easily through our distribution network, or directly if necessary. </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> ProStar Rating: 15A or 30A at 12/24V or 15A at 48V Negative or Positive Ground Applications: Mid-Range professional or consumer systems. Extensive Protections: Electronic short-circuit, overload and reverse polarity protected with automatic recovery. More Information: LEDs indicate various battery and system status while digital meter (optional) displays 9 different controller status parameters. Major Benefits </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> ProStar Rating: 15A or 30A at 12/24V or 15A at 48V Negative or Positive Ground Self-Test: Digital meter displays any detected faults, making it very easy to troubleshoot the PV system. Tropicalization: For protection against corrosion and nesting insects. Includes conformal coating on circuit boards, stainless-steel screws and anodized aluminum heat sink. Low Telecom Noise: PWM has been modified to reduce interference and any noise may be easily eliminated in the field. </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> SunSaver Rating: 6.5A,10A or 20A at 12V or 24V Applications: Small professional or consumer systems. Oil/Gas projects located in hazardous locations. Tropicalization: Epoxy encapsulation, marine rated terminal block and Anodized aluminum enclosure. Hazardous Locations: Approved for use in Class 1, Division 2 Groups A,B,C,D Major Benefits </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> SunSaver Rating: 6.5A,10A or 20A at 12V or 24V Temperature Extremes: Rated for operating temperatures of -40C to +60 C up to full nameplate current ratings. Series PWM Design: Less heating and longer life compared to shunt controllers. </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> SunGuard Rating: 4.5A at 12V Applications: single module professional or consumer systems. Charging: Circuitry is the same as SunSaver (series PWM). Tropicalization: Epoxy encapsulation, ABS plastic case and outdoor rated wires. Economics: Low cost controller. Power Usage: Minimal self-consumption (6 mA). Major Benefits </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> SunLight Rating: 10A or 20A at 12V 10A at 24V Applications: Solar lighting controller used for street lighting, bus stations, telephone booths, billboards, signs and parking lots. Combines the SunSaver charging circuit and case with a micro controller for automatic lighting control functions. Major Benefits </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> SunLight Rating: 10A or 20A at 12V or 24V Functionality: Choice of 10 different lighting control options including ON-OFF-ON options. Test button to check light during installation and confirm correct lighting option selection. </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> TriStar Solar Charge Controller </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> TriStar Solar Charge Controller 3 Operating modes Solar charging, load control or diversion control for wind/hydro 45A or 60A versions, both with automatic detection of 12/24/48V system modes Optional front panel and remote meters display system information Conduit ready enclosure designed for installation onto a Power Panel </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> Main Features Optional remote sensor provides temperature compensation Battery sense connection for accurate voltage readings Self test algorithm runs continuously to locate faults All electronic protections Reverse polarity and short circuit on all connections All faults have auto reset Lightning surge protection with 4500W TVSs PWM current limiting for high temp and over current states Reliability by Design 100% solid state power electronics All functions microprocessor controlled with non-volatile Flash-RAM Conformally coated circuit board Robust Heatsink </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> Morningstar SunKeeper 12V Controller available in 6A and 12A versions. 12V Controller available in 6A and 12A versions. Conduit gasket connection mounts directly to the PV module junction box to form a weather-proof seal Conduit gasket connection mounts directly to the PV module junction box to form a weather-proof seal Bulk, PWM absorption and float stages Bulk, PWM absorption and float stages Full electronic protections from wiring errors Full electronic protections from wiring errors </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> Morningstar SunKeeper Bi-Color LED confirms proper installation and shows the charging state as well as any fault info or evidence of damage. The SunKeeper has the ability to restart from zero voltage to recover the system in the case of a fully depleted battery.The SunKeeper has the ability to restart from zero voltage to recover the system in the case of a fully depleted battery. Epoxy potting and very low resistance power MOSFET's allow for extremely high temp operation to 70C. Epoxy potting and very low resistance power MOSFET's allow for extremely high temp operation to 70C. </li> <li> Slide 20 </li> <li> SunSaver / SunKeeper Hazardous Location Rating UL 1604 - UL Standard for Safety Electrical Equipment for Use in Class I and II, Division 2, and Class III Hazardous (Classified) Locations CSA C22.2 NO 213-M1987 - Non-Incendive Electrical Equipment for Use in Class I, Division 2 Hazardous Locations </li> <li> Slide 21 </li> <li> Morningstar SunKeeper Fits PG 13.5, M20, Inch conduit knockout </li> <li> Slide 22 </li> <li> SureSine Inverter Rating: 300W Continuous, 600W Surge 12VDC Input 115V/220V versions available Listed to UL 458 Applications: Rural electrification, telecom, mobile/marine markets. Extensive Protections: Electronic short-circuit, overload and reverse polarity protection. High Power Surge: 200% surge allows a 600W output for up to 15 minutes. Rugged Chassis Design: Cast aluminum heat sink, epoxy encapsulated transformer, fanless convection cooling. </li> <li> Slide 23 </li> <li> SureSine Inverter Rating: 300W Continuous, 600W Surge 12VDC Input 115V/220V versions available Listed to UL 458 Low Power Consumption: Peak efficiency of 91.5% makes more solar energy available for the loads. Search mode turns the inverter off when no AC load is present to further reduce power draw. More Information: LEDs indicate various battery, system and AC output status. Interpretation is easy. Green LEDs show operational status while Red LEDs indicate a fault. Remote Power Switch: Remote power terminal allows an external switch or another device (like a solar controller) to turn on the inverter. </li> <li> Slide 24 </li> <li> Popular Uses for the SureSine 300 Sine wave power for AV equipment (mobile market) Rural electrification and remote cabins Networking and Security equipment AC lighting systems (the remote on/off terminal may be used with the SunLight to provide automatic control) Adds sine wave capability to a larger wattage modified square-wave system. </li> <li> Slide 25 </li> <li> Combination Product - charge controller and remote meter package. - Designed For Easy Installation - Controller mounts near battery. Meter display mounts up to 30ft. away. - Robust Design - Builds on the proven design of the SunSaver. Cast aluminum case, heat sink and epoxy encapsulation provide efficient and cool operation. Dual Battery Charging - splits solar current between house and cabin batteries. SunSaver Duo Rating: 25A total charging current 12VDC System Voltage Isolated Charging for 2 Batteries </li> <li> Slide 26 </li> <li> SunSaver Duo Meter Display Meter mounts on surface with included frame or can be inset into the vehicle wall Voltage and Current information shown separately for each battery without the need for external shunts Min/Max voltage Instantaneous Amps from solar and each batterys Ah shown separately Room temperature and battery temperature display Automatic backlight settings </li> <li> Slide 27 </li> <li> SunSaver MPPT Provides an estimated 5-25% boost of amps from the PV array into the battery. Actual boost depends on PV cell temperature and battery state-of-charge. Enables the use of high voltage PV modules (designed for on-grid applications) for off-grid 12V or 24V battery charging. Provides a means to use a 12-36V nominal PV array to charge a 12V battery, reducing power losses in systems with a long wire run between the PV array and the battery. System Voltage: 12/24V Max. Battery Current: 15A Max. Voc: 75V Max. PV Input: 200Wp (12V Battery) 400Wp (24V Battery) </li> <li> Slide 28 </li> <li> RM-1 Remote Meter (New) -Array Voltage/Vmp -Solar Charge Amps -Load Amps -Battery Voltage with Max/Min -Solar/Load Ah accumulation -Temperature -Faults and Alarms -Displays daily logging information on supported products. Compatible with: SunSaver MPPTSureSine SunSaver Duo </li> <li> Slide 29 </li> <li> MSC MeterBus Adapter (New) Allows any meter port enabled Morningstar product to be given RS-232 serial port data communications. Includes DB-9 Serial cable and RJ11 cable. List price of $39 </li> <li> Slide 30 </li> <li> TriStar Firmware Upgrade (coming soon) Firmware update to support Hub functions on previously produced TS units. To enable 30 day data logging feature on TS-M. </li> <li> Slide 31 </li> <li> Morningstar TriStar MPPT Morningstar </li> <li> Slide 32 </li> <li> TriStar MPPT Ratings Two Models 45A Battery Charge Current. 60A Battery Charge Current. 8-68V battery range (12/24/48V or Auto) Rated -40 to +45C at 100% continuous power. 150V maximum open circuit PV voltage. Peak efficiency of 99% Options: TriStar Meter 2 (TS-M-2) TriStar Remote Meter 2 (TS-RM-2) Relay Driver (RD-1) Meter Hub (HUB-1) Remote Temp Sense (RTS) </li> <li> Slide 33 </li> <li> TriStar MPPT Mechanicals Extruded aluminum heatsink for efficient cooling Tri-Phase DC-DC design. 3 x 20A MPPT Fanless uses less power, more reliable and runs without drawing in dust and dirt. Solid state controls no relays Enclosure allows the use of - 4 standard 1 or 1.25 conduit knockouts - 8 metric knockouts (M20) for Europe All circuit boards are conformally coated to prevent corrosion. All inductors are potted for cool operation and environmental protection. </li> <li> Slide 34 </li> <li> TriStar MPPT Protections Electronic Protections PV Short circuit protection (solid state) Automatic current limiting to max rating High temperature protection Lightning protection (fast acting Transient Voltage Suppressors) High Voltage PV Voc Backoff </li> <li> Slide 35 </li> <li> TriStar MPPT Certifications UL 1741 - Pending cUL (CSA-C22.2 No. 107.1-95) Pending FCC Class B Part 15 Compliant CE Compliant RoHS Compliant ISO 9001 Certified production </li> <li> Slide 36 </li> <li> TriStar MPPT Setup Same established simple and quick setup as the original TriStar DIP switch configuration gives you 7 preset battery profiles One DIP preset is reserved for complete customization using MS View. Controller automatically determines System Voltage Array configuration Sense Voltage presence RTS presence </li> <li> Slide 37 </li> <li> TriStar MPPT Setup Common battery profiles are available as presets. Values are for all charging values, float/absorption times and equalization schedule. </li> <li> Slide 38 </li> <li> TriStar MPPT Sizing BatteryTS MPPT-45TS MPPT-60 12 Volt600 Watts 800 Watts 24 Volt1200 Watts1600 Watts 48 Volt2400 Watts3200 Watts With the MPPT controller, you can size in pure watts since the controller provides the maximum current available from the system. Wattages in excess of those below will be held to controller current limit. </li> <li> Slide 39 </li> <li> Maximum Power Point Tracking The Technology behind maximum energy harvest. 1. The controller needs to keep the module operating at the Vmp to ensure rated output in watts of the PV module. 2. Accounts for changes in temperature and irradiance through the day. 3. Ensures grid-tie modules (i.e. 54 and 72 cell) are optimized in voltage for effective battery charging regardless of their nominal voltage. Even the largest and most efficient controller can give up crucial power if not tracking the power point of the module correctly. Speed and logic in the tracking algorithm yield gains that pure size and efficiency cannot make on their own. </li> <li> Slide 40 </li> <li> Maximum Power Point Tracking The...</li></ul>


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