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Outback Power MATE3s System Display and Controller

Outback Power MATE3s System Display and Controller
Outback Power MATE3s System Display and Controller
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Outback Power Systems Outback Power Systems Mate 3s

Outback Power
Advanced System Display and Controller

The new MATE 3s System Display and Controller has the same advanced functionality and interface found in MATE3, but now makes it easier than ever to program and monitor a complete Outback Power system. System setup and programming is quick and easy.

Improvements Include:

  • Updated design with dark grey color to fit within OutBack design standards
  • Improved OPTICS RE connectivity
  • Support for UL1741 SA compliant inverters
  • Features:

  • Program, manage and monitor entire system from any internet-connected device with OPTICS RE (firmware comes pre-loaded*)
  • Intuitive menu structure and easy-to-read graphical display
  • System configuration wizard
  • Built-in clock and calendar function
  • FLEXtime setting enables working with time-of-day power rates
  • Field-upgradeable to accomodate new features
  • Up to 1-year of data logging
  • SD memory card slot
  • Surface mount (see Mounting Bracket options in Addons below)
  • 5 Year Warranty
  • *NOTE: The MATE3s can be updated to the latest revision by installing the latest firmware. Firmware can be updated by ordering an SD card, or by downloading here.


    Display 4.0 x 1.2" full graphical display
    Quick System Access 5 system operation hot keys, 1 user programmable hot key
    Status Indicators Nine LED Status Indicators
    Navigational Controls 5 navigational keys
    Setpoint Adjustment Touch sensitive scroll wheel
    Communication Protocol Proprietary OutBack Communications Protocol and SunSpec Modbus
    Interconnection Cabling Standard CAT 5 network cable with RJ45 modular jack - 6' (2 m) included
    PC Computer Interface HTML system status dashboard over local intranet connection
    Microprocessor 80 MHz 32 bit processor
    Setpoint and Data Memory 8Mb RAM/ 64Mb of flash RAM
    Clock/Calendar On-board real time clock with battery backup
    Environmental Rating Indoor Type 1 (IP 30)
    Maximum Cable Length 300 feet (100 m)
    Weight and Dimensions 1.4 lbs/ 7.1 x 7.5 x 1.6 in
    Compatible Devices All FXR/VFXR Inverters and Radian Inverter/Chargers.  FM60, FM80, and FM100 Charge Controllers (**Required for the FM100 controller)

    With OPTICS RE, you have the ability to see the electricity you produce and consume. From anywhere in the world, you get real-time status:

    Outback Power OPTICS RE

    Outback Power Systems

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    Mate3,3s and Optics

    I have 23 systems that I monitor with Optics and have found that most of the issues with connection are poor wifi connections. If they can be hard wired to a router, there are no issues. I have some that use wifi extenders and many work fine but ultimately when they fail, it is the wifi extend...
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    Great control over the old Mate. A must have for contractors with off grid systems not easily accessible to monitor whats going on and make setting changes remotely.


    Not sure why people leave such angry reviews when it is obvious they don't follow instructions. You MUST update the firmware before you do ANYTHING. Load the latest firmware onto a SD card from the Outback website. Put the SD card in the MATE3S, follow the instructions to update the firmwa...
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    Buggy, Complete waste of money. Terrible customer support

    Just don't waste your money. This product is riddled with bugs ranging from internet connectivity issues to inaccurate data reporting.

    When I contacted their tech support they simply refused to offer any level of support (even though all the components other than the batteries are...
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    Christopher Warfel

    We have had two Mate3 fail totally on firmware updates. There is no workaround unless you scour various listservs. Even then the workaround hasn't worked. The final stick in the eye is that Outback will not take any responsibility and offers, what has become recently, extremely bad Technical...
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