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    TM TM Freedom SW Sine W ave Inverter/Charg ers Owner’ s Guide FREEDOM SW 3012 FREEDOM SW 3012 FREEDOM SW 3012 FREEDOM SW 3012 CLEAR FAULT RESET INVERTER ENABLE INVERTER ENABLED AC IN FAULT GEN SUPPORT CHARGING WARNING CLEAR FAULT RESET INVERTER ENABLE INVERTER ENABLED AC IN FAULT GEN SUPPORT CHARGING WARNING Freedom SW 3012 shown. Model Numbers 8[...]

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    Freedom SW 3K2K InvChg Owners Guid e.book Pa ge ii Wednesday, October 9, 2013 1:3 4 PM[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 i Copyright © 2013 Schneider Electric. All Rights Reserved. All trademarks are owned by Schneider Electric Industries SAS or its affiliated companies. Exclusion fo r Documentati on U NLESS SPECIFICALLY AGREED TO IN WRITING , SELLER ( A ) MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACC URACY , SUF FICIENCY OR SUITABILITY OF ANY TECHNICAL OR OTHER INF[...]

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    ii F reedom SW Owner’s Guide About This Guide Purpose The purpose of this Owner ’ s Guide is to provide explanations and procedures for operating, troubleshoot ing, and maintaining the Freedom SW Inverter/Charger. Scope The Guide provides safety and operati ng guidelines as we ll as information on configuring the inverter/charger . It also prov[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 iii Related Inform ation Y ou can find more information a bout Xantrex-branded products and services at www .xantrex.com . NO TE : The Installation Guide (Documen t Part Number: 97-0020-01-01) is primarily intended for qualified installers who need to install and configure the Freedom SW Inverter/Char ger. Th e installer should have k[...]

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    iv F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Important Safety Instructions IMPOR T ANT : R EAD AND SAVE THIS O WNER ’ S G UIDE FOR FUT URE REFERENCE . This chapter contains important safety a nd installation i nstructions for the Freedom SW Inverter/Charger (Freedom SW). Each time, before using the Freedom SW, READ ALL instructions and cautionary markings on o[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 v NO TES: 1. Follow these instructions a nd those published by the battery manufacturer and the manufacturer of any equipment you intend to use in the vicinity of the battery . Re view cautionary markings on these products and on the engine. 2. This inverter/charger contains co mponents which tend to prod uce arcs or sparks. 3. Locati[...]

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    vi F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Precautions W hen W orking With Batteries NO TES: 1. Mount and place the Freedom SW Inverter/Charger un it away from batteries in a we ll ventilated compartment. 2. Always have someone within range of your voice or close enough to come to your aid when you wo rk near a lead-acid battery . 3. Always have plenty of fres[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 vii Precautions W hen Preparing to Charge NO TES: • Study and follow all of the battery manufacturer's specific precautions, such as removing or not removing cell caps while char ging, whether equalization is acceptable for your battery , and recommended rates of charge. • For flooded non-sealed batteries, add distilled water[...]

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    viii F reedom SW Owner’s Guide FCC Information to the User This equipment has been tested and f ound to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pur suant t o part 15 of the FCC Rules. These li mits are designed to provide reasonable pr otection against ha rmful interference in a residential insta llation. This equi pment generates, u[...]

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    Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iv Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [...]

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    SCP Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Startup Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[...]

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    ACIn Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Gen Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[...]

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    Freedom SW 3K2K InvChg Owners Guid e.book Pa ge iv Wednesday, October 9, 2013 1:34 PM[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 1 Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of the Freedom SW Inverter/Charger (Freedom SW). The Freedom SW has been designed to give you premium power , ease of use, an d outstanding reliability . Please read this chapter to famili arize yourself with the main performance and protection features of the Freedom SW. Materials Li st[...]

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    2 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Introduction K ey F e atures The Freedom SW Inverter/Charger is a tr u e sine wave inverter/charger that can be used for mobile, marine and commercial applications. The Freedom SW Inverter/Chargers are designed to operate with a wide variety of generators and are capable of operating in parallel with a generator for sh[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 3 Introduction Manual Equalization Over a period of time, the cells in a flooded battery can develop uneven chemical st ates. This can result in a weak (underchar ged) cell which, in turn, ca n reduce the overall capacity of the battery . T o improve the life and performance of a non-sealed, flooded battery , the Freedom SW’ s multi[...]

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    4 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Introduction Stack Charging Multiple Free dom SWs synchronize chargin g stages to ensure ef ficient charging of th e battery bank. When a single unit transitions from bulk to absorption so do all other units. In abso rpti on, all units m ust complete the absorption stage before transitioning to the next stage. Note tha[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 5 Introduction Basic Protection F eatures The Freedom SW has the foll owing protectio n features: • over temperatu re shutdown for critical components such as th e transformer and the power board • battery temperature sensor (BTS) failure/battery temperature out-of- range fault protection • DC output over voltage protection duri[...]

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    6 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide System Components The Freedom SW uses Xanbus, a ne twork communications protocol developed to communicate the Freedom SW’ s settings and activity to other Xanbus-enabled devices. Y ou can configure and monitor the Fr eedom SW and every Xanbus-enabled device in the system using an opti onal Xanbus System Control Panel[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 7 System Components The Xanbus-enabled designation (see be low) means that this product works on a Xanbus network. Xa nbus-enabled products are: • Simple to opera te and routine tasks are automa ted. • Controlled by software that eli minates analog signalling err ors. • Less susceptible to interference and line loss. • Upgrada[...]

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    8 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide F reedom SW Inverter/Charg er Mechanical Features Freedom SW Inverter/Char ger Mechanical Featur es Figure 2 F reedom SW F ront and Side P anels (F reedom SW 3012 shown) FREEDOM SW 3012 FREEDOM SW 3012 FREEDOM SW 3012 FREEDOM SW 3012 CLEAR FAULT RESET INVERTER ENABLE INVERTER ENABLED AC IN FAULT GEN SUPPORT CHARGING WA[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 9 F reedom SW Inverter/Char ger Mechanical Features Freedom SW Front and Side P anels Before you begin to operate the Fr eedom SW, review the front panel features shown in Figure 3 and described in the next table. A detailed view of the lights and buttons on the front panel is shown in Figure 4 and described in the table next to it. F[...]

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    10 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide F reedom SW Inverter/Charg er Mechanical Features Figure 4 Isometric V iew of the Fr ont P anel and AC/D C Side P anel XANBUS INTERFACE STACKING FREEDOM SW INVERTER/CHARGER CLEAR FAUL T RESET INVERTER ENABLE INVERTER ENABLED AC IN FAULT GEN SUPPORT CHARGING WARNING FREEDOM SW 3012 FREEDOM SW 3012 CLEAR FAULT RESET INV[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 11 Freedom Inverter/Char ger Operation Start Up Behavior When the Freedom SW is powered up or has been reset, all of the front panel lights illuminate and remain on for a minimum of five seconds. During this interval, t he fans are also turned on as the unit execut es internal diagnostics. The Freedom SW inverter is disabl ed every ti[...]

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    12 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide F reedom Inverter/ Charger Operation Inverter Operation Using the Front P anel Once the inverter/charger is installe d, you can operate it in inver t mode. T o operate in invert mode from the fr ont panel: 1. Press the INVER TER ENABLE button on the Freedom SW on the front panel. The INVERTER ENABLED LED illuminates a[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 13 F reedom Inverter/Charger Operation Faults and W arnings A fault affects the operati on of the unit. A manual fault requires user intervention by cl earing the condition and then pressing the CLEAR F AUL T RESET button on the inverter/char g er ’ s front panel. See the Xanbus System Contr ol Panel Owner ’ s Guide for informatio[...]

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    14 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide F reedom Inverter/ Charger Operation Operating Limits for Charger Oper ation By default, the maximum charger output current is the rated charger output current for the particular model. Us ing the SCP , you can reduce the total output if you change the maximum charge rate ( Max Chg Rate ) on the Freedom SW Basic Sett [...]

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    97-0019-01-01 15 Operating the Fr eedom SW with the SCP This section contains de tailed information and pr ocedures for using your Freedom SW in conj unction with the SCP . If you’re using the SCP to operate or m onitor the status of the unit, you may also refer to the Xan bus System Contr o l Panel Owner ’ s Guide . The SCP provides operating,[...]

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    16 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Operating the F reedom SW with the SCP Using the Xanbus SCP As shown in Figure 5, the SCP has these important features: Display screen System information is shown on the display screen with an adjustable b a cklight. Indicator ligh ts Four indicator lights on th e front panel indicate the operating status of the Xanbu[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 17 Operating the F reedom SW with the SCP Item Descri ption 1 AC In/Cha rge light indicates that qua lified AC is present at the input of an inverter/c har ger . When the Freedom SW is connected to a qualified AC source like the utility grid or a generator, this light on the SCP illuminates. 2 Inverter On light illumin ates when the F[...]

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    18 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Operating the F reedom SW with the SCP SCP Navigation Startup Screen This screen is shown when the Xanbus SCP first receives power from the Xanbus network. Viewing the SCP Home Scr eens The top level screens on the Xanbus SCP are the startup screen, the System St atus screen (Figure 7) and the device Home screen. Afte[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 19 Operating the F reedom SW with the SCP Select Device Screen As mentioned, this screen appears when the Enter button is pressed from the System Status screen. It lists all Xanbus-enabled devices including options to se lect System Se ttings and Clock. T o display the Select Device menu: ◆ While viewing the System Status sc reen, p[...]

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    20 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Operating the F reedom SW with the SCP Soft K ey Navigation Soft keys are the objects on the fifth line of the System S tatus screen. The soft keys have arrows that point to a corresponding physical button such as the Enter , Up arrow , Down arrow , and Func buttons. They are called as such because they perform functi[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 21 Operating the F reedom SW with the SCP Figure 11 F reedom SW System Status Screen - Soft K ey Navigation System Status Battery BatLev Load AC In 12.1V -257A 84 ” F Invert 120V 12A 0V 0A menu EnInv EnChg Shr Enter Fun c menu DsInv DsChg Shr Enter Fun c System Status Battery BatLev Load AC In 12.1V -257A 84 ” F Invert 120V 12A 0V[...]

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    22 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Operating the F reedom SW with the SCP V iewing the Firmware Revision Number Y ou may need to view the fir mware revision number ( F/W Rev. ) of the Freedom SW when troubleshooting th e unit with authorized service personnel. T o view the firmware r evision number: 1. From the Sys tem Status scre en, press the Enter b[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 23 Operating the F reedom SW with the SCP Setting the Time and Date Freedom SW advanced features such as ti me-stamped events (faults , warnings, and logged historical data ) require that the system be set to the correct time. The Xanbus SCP has an in ternal clock that controls th e time for all Xanbus-enabled devices in the system. Y[...]

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    24 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Operating the F reedom SW with the SCP Reading the System Status Screen The System Status screen displays: • Battery-related inform ation (see Line 2) • Battery level and inverter/charg er operating state (see Line 3) • Load information (see Line 4) • AC Input information (see Line 5) System Status menu EnInv [...]

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    97-0019-01-01 25 Operating the F reedom SW with the SCP Reading the Freedom SW Device Setup Screen The Freedom SW Device Setup menu screen displays real-time operational data (status information) specifi c to the Freedom SW . The Freedom SW status changes according to the states described in T able 4, “Freedom SW Device Setup Screen Operating Sta[...]

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    26 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Operating the F reedom SW with the SCP T able 3 Device Setup Screen Status Inf ormation Line 1 Label : “ FSW3012 00: Setup ” Line 2 Label : Mode Field 1 : Freedom SW operati ng mode or “operating state” (see T able 4 on page 27). Line 3 Label : Battery Field 2 : T otal batte ry current. Nega tive value if the [...]

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    97-0019-01-01 27 Operating the F reedom SW with the SCP T able 4 F reedom SW Device Setup Screen Operating Stat es (Modes) State (Mode) Displayed When... Invert The Freedom SW is s upplying power to loads by inverti ng power from the batteries. AC input from the utility or generator is absent or out of nominal range. Qualifying AC The Freedom SW is[...]

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    28 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the Freedom SW using the SCP This section contains in formation about all conf igurable settings and procedures for the Freedom SW. It provides information on using th e SCP to configure the Freedom SW settings for optimal perform ance. Please refer to th e Xanbus System Control Panel Owner ’ s Guide for[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 29 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP System Menu Map Figure 13 provides a map of how the SC P screens and menus are or ganized. The order of devices appearing on the SCP will vary , depending on the order in which they’ve been connected to the network. Figure 13 SCP System Menu Map System Status Battery BatLev Load AC In 12.[...]

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    30 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP Viewing the System Status Scr een The System S tatus screen displays system activity . T he information appearing on the System screen varies with the status of the inverter/ char ger . See “Reading t he System S tat us Screen” on page 24. Go back to “Reading the Freedo[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 31 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP Selecting the Freedom SW from the Select Device Menu T o view the Freedom SW Se tup menu screen: ◆ Follow the procedures on page 25. Y ou can view and change Freedom SW settings from the Setup menu screen. Th e Basic Settings and Adv anced Settings bring up their menu screens for which ot[...]

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    32 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP Changing Configurable Settings Fr om The Device Setup Menu Screen The Freedom SW can only be configured usin g the Xanbus SCP. Follow the procedure in “T o view the Freedom SW Set up menu screen:” on page 25 to bring up the device setup screen fo r the Freedom SW inv e rt[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 33 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP T o select and change a configurable setting: 1. On the setup menu, press the down arrow (or up arrow) button to highlight the setting you want to change. 2. Press Enter to highlig ht the current v alue of the setting. 3. Press the up arrow or the down arrow button to change the value. Hold[...]

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    34 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP Follow procedures on “T o select and change a configurable setting:” on page 33 to cha nge the settings. Using Search Mode Why use Sear ch mode? Search mode allows the inverter to se lectively power only items that draw more than a certain amou nt of power , which can res[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 35 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP When to set up Search mode The search mode feature is only valuable if the inverter can spend a fair am ount of time “sleeping” each day . Therefore, if search mode is to be us ed it must be adjusted properly . The initial adjustment should be made so that the inverter comes on only whe[...]

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    36 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP Equalization Procedure T o start equalizing the batter ies, do one of the following: • Apply AC voltage and ensure that the inverter/charg er transfers AC and starts charging. • On the Xanbus Setup menu, highlight E qualize and select Enable . The unit will proceed and ex[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 37 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP Changing Freedom SW Basic Settings Basic Settings menu The Freedom SW configur ation settings can be viewed in basi c format (see “Selecting Basic Settings From t he Device Setup Screen” on page 37). The basic settings include c onfiguration items you may have to adjust routinely , or a[...]

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    38 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP An overview of the Freedom SW menu structure is shown below . The SCP displays the Freedom SW basic settings menu. Figure 20 Menu Map of the F reedom SW Basic Settings FSW3012 00: Setup Mode Battery Load AC In Inverter Search Mode Charger Force Chg State Equalize Desired Mode[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 39 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP T able 6 Setting Defaults and Ranges Model Freedom SW 2012 / 3012 Freedom SW 20 24 / 3024 Item Default Min Max Default Mi n Max Batt Type Flooded Flooded, Gel, AGM, Custom Flooded Flooded, Gel, AGM, Custom Batt Capacity 2000-watt models 250Ah 50Ah 2000Ah 250Ah 50Ah 1000Ah Batt Capacity 3000[...]

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    40 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP Charger settings in a Dual Freedom SW con- figuration The Freedom SW2012 inclu des a 100 A charger . When using two stacked Freedom SW2012 inverter/chargers connected to the same battery bank, a total of 200 A of bulk char ging is po ssible into that single common battery ban[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 41 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP by setting each charger’ s “Max Charge Rate”% se tting to deliver ½ of the desired total batter y bank char ge rate of 100 A , i.e. In this exam ple, each charger “Max Char ge Rate” should be set to at most “50%” therefore 50% x (charger max capacity of 100 A ) = 50 Amps actu[...]

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    42 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP the Xanbus SCP displays the basic settings by default. T o view the advanced settings, you must perform a s pecial keypress (s ee “Selecting Advanced Settings From the Devi ce Setup Screen” on page 43). The Freedom SW advanced settings include menus for configuring: • I[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 43 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP 3. Then, press En ter to display the FSW3012 00: Adv screen which is the a dvanced settings menu screen. 4. Press the Up and Down arrow buttons to move between selectable fields. Figure 21 Selecting Adv anced Settings F rom the Device Setup Screen IMPORT ANT : The Basic Settings and Advanc [...]

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    44 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP An overview of the Freedom SW adva nced settings me nu structure is shown below and the next page. Figure 22 Menu Map of the F reedom SW Adv anced Settings 1 FSW3012 00: Chg Settings Batt Type Custom Settings Batt Capacity Max Chg Rate Charge Cycle ReCharge Volts Absorb Time [...]

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    97-0019-01-01 45 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP Figure 23 Menu Map of the F reedom SW Adv anced Settings 2 FSW3012 00: Setup Mode Battery Load AC In Advanced Settings Inverter Search Mode Charger Force Chg State Equalize Desired Mode Clear Faults Warnings View Device Info Invert 11.8V -88.0A N/A 915W 120V 7A 0V 0A 0Hz [Enabled] [Disabled[...]

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    46 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP Inverter Settings Menu The Inverter S ettings menu contains settings tha t control when the Freedom SW starts and st ops pro ducing AC output. Figure 24 Inv erter Settings Menu Screen T able 8 Setting Defaults and Ranges Model Freedom SW 2012 / 3012 Freedom SW 20 24 / 3024 It[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 47 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP Using the Low Battery Cut Out and LBCO Delay Settings The Low Batt Cut Out setting is the lowest battery voltage level acceptable for use by the inverter . Wh en the batteries discha rge to the Low Batt Cut Out setting, and are held at or below this level for the LB CO Delay time, the inver[...]

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    48 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP Charger Settings Menu The Charger Se ttings menu provides options for configuring the Freedom SW to operate from your battery bank . Figure 25 Ch ar g er Settings Menu Screen FSW3012 00: Chg Settings Batt Type Custom Settings Batt Capacity Max Chg Rate Charge Cycle ReCharge V[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 49 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP Battery Charger Functions When AC power is availab le, the Fr eedom SW can opera te as a battery charger . Different battery types and chemistries require different char ging voltage levels. Not char ging batteries at the required levels can shorten battery life or damage the batteries. The[...]

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    50 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP Custom Battery Settings Menu The Custom Batter y Settings menu can be viewed if Custom is selected as the Batt Type . This menu allows you to adjust char ging and equalization voltage for batt eries with specificatio ns that fall outside the default settings for the battery t[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 51 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP NO TE : If a warning is received indicati ng that a setting is not accepted by the SCP , gradually increase the val ue of the setting until the SCP accepts it. This type of warning means that an internal minimum threshol d value is being crossed and therefore th e setting cannot be saved. T[...]

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    52 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP A CIn Settings The ACIn Settings menu configures the voltage and frequency limits for AC Input quantification range. These are the limits at which the Freedom SW considers input voltage qualifi ed—that is, suitable for chargin g batteries or powering loads. If the input vol[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 53 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP Gen Support GEN Support allows power to be automatically drawn from the batteri es to assist an AC generator to support hea vy loads (i.e., loads that exceed th e available current from the generator). Generators have a limit ed ou tput current and it is po ssible to rea ch this limit when [...]

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    54 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP Stacking Configuration Menu The Stacking menu configures the Freedom SW to operate as a part of a multi-unit instal lation. When installing a stacked s ystem, every setting on the Stacking menu (except for Dev Name ) must be configured for each Freedom SW in the system. The s[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 55 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP Setting the Device Name The Dev Name setting allows you to custom ize the name of the Freedom SW as it is displayed on other screens and menus. Changing the device name is not mandatory for stack ing to be successful. It simply allows a user to distinguish be twe en multiple inverter/char g[...]

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    56 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Configuring the F reedom SW using th e SCP Setting the Device Number Setting the device number gives a Xanbu s-enabled device a un ique identity when several devices of the same typ e are installed in the power system network. When each iden tical device has a unique number , the Xanbus SCP can correctly identi fy and[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 57 Configuring the F reedom SW using the SCP Resetting the Freedom SW to Default Settings The Restore De faults command returns the Freedom SW to factory default settings. After using the Restore Defaults command, the Freedom SW is no longer config ured for the power system. T o restor e Freedom SW default settings: 1. On the Advanced[...]

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    58 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Battery Charging Refer ence This section describes the multistage charging algorithm (formula) of the Freedom SW. Battery T ypes Freedom SW char ges flooded (or wet) lead -acid, Gel, AGM (absorbed glass mat), and custom batteries. • Flooded (or wet) batteries have removable battery caps for refilling with distilled [...]

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    97-0019-01-01 59 Battery Charging Reference The charging cycle is a multi-stage (three-stage) proc ess. Whenever qualified AC power is present at th e inverter ’ s input, it passes power through to the connected load and begins charging the batteries. Bulk Stage Bulk charge is the f i rst stage in the char ging process and provides the batteries [...]

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    60 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Battery Charging Reference Absorption Stage During the absorption stag e, the Freedom SW begins operating in constant voltage mode and the current falls gr adually as the amp hours are returned to the battery . By default, the bulk and absorption voltage settings are the same for all battery types. The voltage limit s[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 61 Battery Charging Reference T wo-Stage Charging Process T wo-stage (or no float) mode differs from an ordinary three-stage charge mode in that it does not continuously maintain the battery at float voltage. Instead, the Freedom SW begins char ging the battery in bulk mode whenever the battery voltage drops be low the recharge level.[...]

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    62 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Battery Charging Reference NO TE: When the char ge cycle is interrupted, the char ger will restart charging at the beginning of the multi-stage algorithm. Exit Current Threshold can be effe ctively disabled by programming the amp-hour capacity to the minimum. In this case, absorption will only exit once the Max Absorp[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 63 Battery Charging Reference Equalize Charging Many battery manufacture rs recommend periodic equali ze char ging to counter cell charge imbalance and capacity-robbing electrolyte stratification. Equalizing helps to improve battery performance and lifespan by encouraging more of the battery material to beco me active. Battery equaliz[...]

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    64 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Battery Charging Reference Freedom SW 3K2K InvChg Owners Guid e.book Page 64 Wednesday, October 9, 2013 1:34 PM[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 65 T r oubleshooting General T roubleshooting Guidelines This section will help you narrow dow n the source of any problem you may encounter . Please read the fo llowing troublesho oting steps: 1. Check for a warning or fault messa ge on the Xanbus SCP or a fault code on the inverter information pa nel. If a message is disp layed, rec[...]

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    66 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide T roubleshooting Inverter Applications The Freedom SW performs differ ently depending on the AC loads connected to it. If you are having problems with any of your loads, read this section. Resistive Loads Resistive load s are the easiest and mos t efficie nt to drive. V oltage and current are in phase, which means the[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 67 T roubleshooti ng Fa u l t Ty p e s There are three type s of fault messag es: automatic faults, manual fa ults, and escalating automatic faults. T able 3 de scribes how they differ in their behavior and how you can respond to them when they appear on the SCP. T able 1 F ault Types And Behaviors F ault type Behavior Automatic fault[...]

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    68 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide T roubleshooting T r oubleshooting the Freedom SW via the SCP The Freedom SW is designed with a number of protection features to provide efficient operation. If, howev er , you have any problems operating your inverter/charger read this troubleshooting chapter . If you cannot resolve the problem, re cord the informati[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 69 T roubleshooti ng T o view a fault list: 1. On the Sele ct De vice menu, highlight System and press Enter . 2. On the System Settings menu , highlight V iew Fault List. 3. Press Enter . W arning T ypes There are two types of warnings: auto matic and manual. When the Freedom SW detects a warning condi tion, it displays a warning mes[...]

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    70 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide T roubleshooting T able 4 provides a detailed description of the fa ult messages and solutions. If you are unable to resolve the problem after referring t o this table, con tact your dealer or Customer Service. T able 4 F ault Messages Fa u l t Number Message F ault T ype Cause Solution F1 AC Outpu t under voltage Esc[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 71 T roubleshooti ng F44 Battery Over Temperature Automatic Battery temper ature is over 1 4 0° F ( 6 0° C ) . Poor battery compartment ventilation. Stop char ging if necessary . Check cable connections. Check battery volta ge/current and temperature. If ba tter y is not accepting charge, it may need to be replaced. Check for excess[...]

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    72 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide T roubleshooting F48 DC Under Voltage (Fault) Automatic V oltage at the DC input terminals is below the Low Battery Cut Out (LBCO) setting for 10 seconds. Check for the correct battery voltage at the inverter's DC input terminals. Check for external DC loads on the batteries. Check condition of batteries and rech[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 73 T roubleshooti ng F57 FET1 Over Te mperature Automatic Ambient temperat ure may be too high. Ensure adequate ventilation around the Freedom SW . Allow inverter to cool down and try restarting. Operating too large of a load for too long while inverting. Remove excessive inverter loads. Inverter cooling fan may have failed. If the te[...]

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    74 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide T roubleshooting F64 AC overload Escalating Auto Faul t. Must occur 3 times in 60 seconds before becoming a manual fault. Persistent excessive inverter current above rated current. A void loads with long surge current. F68 Transformer Ove r Temperature Automatic Same as F57 . Same as F57 . F69 External Sync Fail ed Au[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 75 T roubleshooti ng F75 Master Inver ter Lost Automatic When Pa rallel stacking—if the Slave unit cannot detect the Master unit in the Xanbus network. Make sure that the tw o units are connected in the same Xanbus network. Check cable connections and ensure that the plugs are neatly inserted in the ports. Check if the Xanbus networ[...]

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    76 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide T roubleshooting T able 5 provides a detailed description of the wa rning messages and solutions. If you ar e unabl e to resolve the problem after referring to this table, contact your dealer or Customer Service. T able 5 Wa r n i n g M e s s a g e s Fa u l t Number Message F ault T ype Cause Solution W48 DC under vol[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 77 Specifications NO TE: Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. Physical Spec ifications Freedom SW 2012 Freedom SW 2024 Freedom SW 3012 Freedom SW 3024 L × W × H 387×343×1 97 mm (15.25×13. 5×7.75 in.) Net W eight 27.5 kg (60.5 lbs) 31.5 kg (69.4 lbs) Enviro nmental Sp ecifications Freedom SW 2012 Freedom SW [...]

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    78 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Specifications NO TE : All inverter specifications are at no minal co nditions: 12 (or 24) volts DC invert ing 120 volts AC, unless otherwise specified. Inverter Specifications Freedom SW 2012 Freedom SW 2024 Freedom SW 3012 Freedom SW 3024 Output wave form pure sine wave (true sine wave) Output power (continu ous) 20[...]

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    97-0019-01-01 79 Specifications NO TE : All charging specifications are at nominal conditions: ambient temperature of 77 °F ( 25 °C), 120 V AC, 60 Hz input, unless oth erwise specified. Charger Specifications Freedom SW 2012 Freedom SW 2024 Fr eedom SW 3012 Freedom SW 3024 Charging method Three-stage char ge (Bulk, Absorption, Float) T wo-stage c[...]

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    80 F reedom SW Owner’s Guide Specifications NO TE : All transfer specifications are at nomin al conditions: ambient temperature of 77 °F (25 °C), 120 V AC, 60 Hz input, unless oth erwise specified. T ransfer and General Specifications All Model s Transfer time—utility to invert < 20 ms Minimum AC input voltage for transfer 85 V AC Maximum [...]

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    Schneider Electric Solar Inverters USA Inc. 1 800 670 0707 Tel toll free 1 408 987 6030 Direct 1 800 994 7828 Fax toll free www.xantrex.com 97-0019-01-01 Printed in China. Freedom SW 3K2K InvChg Owners Guid e.book Pa ge ii Wednesday, October 9, 2013 1:3 4 PM[...]