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Conext XW MPPT 60A Solar Charge Controller, XW-MPPT60-150

Conext XW MPPT 60A Solar Charge Controller, XW-MPPT60-150
Conext XW MPPT 60A Solar Charge Controller, XW-MPPT60-150
Item code Model number Amps
XANXWMPPT60-150 RNW86510301 60A

Please see the important Technical Note (XW MPPT Charge Controller: Ground Fault Protection) in the product documentation section above.

Schneider Electric
Conext MPPT 60 150
Solar Charge Controller

 

Conext XW Charge ControllerThe Conext MPPT 60 150 is a photovoltaic (PV) charge controller that tracks the maximum power point of a PV array to deliver the maximum available current for charging batteries. When charging, the MPPT 60 150 regulates battery voltage and output current based on the amount of energy available from the PV array and state-of-charge of the battery.

The Conext MPPT 60 150 can be used with 12, 24, 36, 48, and 60-volt DC battery systems and is able to charge a lower nominal-voltage battery from a higher nominal-voltage array. For example, it can charge a 12-volt battery from a 36-volt array. This provides flexibility for installers to use longer wiring runs without compromising efficiency. The Conext Solar Charge Controller can be installed (in single or multi-unit configurations) with Conext XW Plus Inverter/Charger(s) or can be used in other solar energy systems where a solar charge controller is needed.

The Conext MPPT 60 150 incorporates a dynamic Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) algorithm designed to maximize energy harvest from the PV array. The MPPT constantly adjusts the operating points of the array to ensure it stays on the maximum power point. It does not stop energy harvest to sweep the array like some other competing products. This feature is beneficial all sunlight conditions, especially in areas with fast moving cloud cover and quickly changing solar conditions.

 

Features:

  • Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) delivers maximum available power from PV array to battery bank
  • Integrated PV ground-fault protection
  • Ultra-reliable, convection-cooled design does not require a cooling fan − large, aluminum, die-cast heat-sink allows full output current up to 45°C without thermal derating
  • Selectable two or three-stage charging algorithms with manual equalization to maximize system performance and improve battery life
  • Configurable auxiliary output
  • Two-line, 16-character liquid crystal display (LCD) and four buttons for configuration and system monitoring
  • Input over-voltage and under-voltage protection, output over-current protection, and backfeed (reverse current) protection (warning and fault messages appear on LCD when unit shuts down as a protective measure)
  • Over-temperature protection and power derating when output power and ambient temperature are high
  • Battery Temperature Sensor (BTS) included − automatically provides temperaturecompensated battery charging
  • Xanbus™-enabled network communications protocol (developed by Xantrex)
  • Communicates settings and activity to other Xanbus™-enabled devices, such as the XW Hybrid Inverter/Charger, the XW System Control Panel (XW SCP), XW Automatic Generator Start (XW AGS), and other XW Solar Charge Controllers.
  • Five-year warranty

Specifications

Electrical Specifications
Nominal battery voltage  12, 24, 36, 48, 60 Vdc
Maximum PV array voltage (operating)  140 Vdc
Maximum PV array open circuit voltage  150 Vdc
Array short-circuit current  60 Adc maximum
Maximum and minimum wire size in conduit  #6 AWG to #14 AWG
Total power consumption while operating 2.5 W (tare)
Charger regulation method: Three-stage (bulk, absorption, float)
  Two-stage (bulk, absorption)
Mechanical Specifications 
Dimensions (H × W × D)  14 ½ × 5 ¾ × 5 ½” (368 × 146 × 138 mm)
Weight (Controller only) 10.75 lb (4.8 kg)
Weight (shipping)  17.6 lb (8 kg)
Shipping dimensions (H × W × D) 19 × 9 × 9 ¾” (483 × 229 × 350 mm)
Mounting  Vertical wall mount
Standard warranty Five years
Part number 865-1030
Environmental Specifications
Enclosure type  Indoor, ventilated, sheet metal chassis with 7/8”and 1” 
  (22.22 mm and 27.76 mm) knockouts and aluminum heat-sink
Operating temperature range (full power)  -4 to 113 °F (-20 to +45 °C)
Storage temperature  -40 to 185 °F (-40 to +85 °C)
Altitude limit (operating)  Sea level to 15,000 feet (4572 m) @ 15 °C
Optional Accessories
XW System Control Panel 865-1050
XW Automatic Generator Start 865-1060
Network cables:  
3 feet (0.9 m) 809-0935
10 feet (3.0 m)  809-0938
Network terminators: Male (two per pack): 809-0901 
  Female (two per pack): 809-0905
Regulatory Approvals

Certified to UL 1741 1st Edition and to CSA 107.1-01 and carries the c(CSA)us mark

Specifications subject to change without notice.


Malfunctioned but good support

Mine began malfunctioning after less than a year of use in my jungle location, but Xantrex (Shneider) replaced it under warranty. I really like the charge controller, and the menus and manual were helpful and not too difficult to figure out. Getting
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Lots of information

Works like a charm,very little baby sitting.rnOnce set up ,Provides massive ammounts of data via front screen and over xanbuss network
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XW MPPT60

Great charge controller, has built in MPPT technology and data logging capabilities. Nice upgrade from a PWM charge controller with a 10-15% increase in power harvested, especially in winter months.
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