Xantrex Technology 10 manual

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    Fr eedom 10 Inverter/Char g er Owner’ s Manual [...]

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    Freedom 10 Inverter/Charger Owner’s Manual[...]

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    About Xantrex Xantrex T echnology Inc. is a w orld-leading supplier of ad va nced power electronics [...]

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    975-0251-01-01 iii About This Manual Purpose The purpose of this Owner ’ s Manual is to provide ex[...]

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    975-0251-01-01 v Important Safety Instructions 1. Before installing and using the Fr eedom 10 Invert[...]

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    Safety vi 975-0251-01-01 Explosive gas precautions 1. W orking in the vicinity of lead-acid ba tteri[...]

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    Safety 975-0251-01-01 vii 8. W ear complete eye prot ection and clothing protect ion. A void touchin[...]

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    975-0251-01-01 ix Important Safety Instructions - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

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    Contents x 975-0251-01-01 3 Operation Freedom 10 Power Switch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

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    1 Intr oduction Chapter 1 describes the features and functions of the Freedom 10 Inverter/Charger.[...]

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    Introduction 1–2 975-0251-01-01 Introduction This Owner ’ s Manual describes the Xantrex Freedom[...]

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    T hings Y ou Should Know 975-0251-01-01 1–3 DC power supply W ith an external AC source connected,[...]

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    Introduction 1–4 975-0251-01-01 Electronic Protection Fast-acting electronic circuits protect the [...]

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    2 Installation Chapter 2 contains information and procedures to install the Freedom 10 Inverter/Char[...]

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    Installation 2–2 975-0251-01-01 Installation Precautions Application Information The Freedom 10 is[...]

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    Installation Precautions 975-0251-01-01 2–3 K ey Installation P oints • Observe proper polarity [...]

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    Installation 2–4 975-0251-01-01 Recreational V ehicle Installation Before installing the inverter [...]

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    Recreational V e hicle Installation 975-0251-01-01 2–5 4. Allow 13 cm (minimum) of clearance aroun[...]

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    Installation 2–6 975-0251-01-01 AC Wi r i n g Use a screwdriver to remove the screws that secure t[...]

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    Recreational V e hicle Installation 975-0251-01-01 2–7 AC Input Route the 3-conductor AC inpu t wi[...]

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    Installation 2–8 975-0251-01-01 DC W iring T wo battery cables are provided with the unit. Both ar[...]

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    Recreational V e hicle Installation 975-0251-01-01 2–9 Battery Cable Fusing A fuse is required for[...]

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    Installation 2–10 975-0251-01-01 Marine Installation Before installing the inverter in a marine ap[...]

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    Marine Installation 975-0251-01-01 2–11 4. Allow 13 cm (minimum) of clearance around the un it and[...]

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    Installation 2–12 975-0251-01-01 AC Wi r i n g Use a screwdriver to remove the screws wh ich secur[...]

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    Marine Installation 975-0251-01-01 2–13 AC Input Route the 3-conductor AC inpu t wires through the[...]

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    Installation 2–14 975-0251-01-01 DC W iring T wo battery cables are provided with the unit. Both a[...]

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    Marine Installation 975-0251-01-01 2–15 Battery Cable Fusing A fuse is required for safety reasons[...]

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    Installation 2–16 975-0251-01-01 Residential Solar Installation Before installing the inverter in [...]

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    Residential Solar Installation 975-0251-01-01 2–17 4. Allow 13 cm (minimum) of clearance around th[...]

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    Installation 2–18 975-0251-01-01 AC Wi r i n g Use a screwdriver to remove the screws that secure [...]

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    Residential Solar Installation 975-0251-01-01 2–19 AC Input Route the 3-conductor AC inpu t wires [...]

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    Installation 2–20 975-0251-01-01 DC W iring T wo battery cables are provided with the unit. Both a[...]

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    Residential Solar Installation 975-0251-01-01 2–21 Battery Cable Fusing A fuse is required for saf[...]

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    3 Oper ation Chapter 3 describes the operation of the Freedom 10 Inverter/ Charger. T opics in this [...]

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    Operation 3–2 975-0251-01-01 Freedom 10 P ower Switch The power switch is located on the front pan[...]

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    Remote Control P anel 975-0251-01-01 3–3 24 V Models This section contains information about th e [...]

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    Operation 3–4 975-0251-01-01 DC V olts Bar Graph These LEDs indicate battery voltage as measured i[...]

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    Remote Control P anel 975-0251-01-01 3–5 Equalize or Thr ee-S tage Charging (Switch #1) Cycling th[...]

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    Operation 3–6 975-0251-01-01 Idle Sensitivity (Switch #5 and 6) Most installations will be connect[...]

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    Link 2000 Remote Control P anel 975-0251-01-01 3–7 * Default setting. ** Refer to volta ges under [...]

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    Operation 3–8 975-0251-01-01 Batteries This section discusses how ba ttery types, co nnection, and[...]

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    Batteries 975-0251-01-01 3–9 No Maintenance There is no need to add water and the tops of th e bat[...]

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    Operation 3–10 975-0251-01-01 P arallel Connecting two batteries in parallel w ill double the amp [...]

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    Batteries 975-0251-01-01 3–11 T o calculate amp-hour consumption, first look at the rating plate o[...]

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    Operation 3–12 975-0251-01-01 Battery Charging Completely rechar ging wet cell deep-cyc le batteri[...]

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    Battery Charging 975-0251-01-01 3–13 The battery charger stages are: • Stage 1—Bulk Char ge. D[...]

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    Operation 3–14 975-0251-01-01 • Stage 3—Float Char ge . When the accep tance stage is terminat[...]

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    Battery Charging 975-0251-01-01 3–15 Equalizing is not required on gel cell batteries. Y ou will n[...]

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    Operation 3–16 975-0251-01-01 Battery Charge r V oltage Settings ** When set for gel cells, the eq[...]

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    4 T r oubleshooting Chapter 4 contains information an d procedures to troubleshoot the Freedom 10 . [...]

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    T roubleshooting 4–2 975-0251-01-01 Using the Remote Control DC Amps LED Bar Gr aph The remote con[...]

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    A Specifications Appendix A contains the electrical and physical specifications for the Freedom 10 I[...]

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    Specifications A–2 975-0251-01-01 Specifications * voltages will vary depending on temperature and[...]

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    B Glossary Appendix B contains a glossary of terms used in this manual. This appendix also defines s[...]

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    Glossary B–2 975-0251-01-01 Glossary of T erms Alternating Current (AC) An electric current that r[...]

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    Glossary of T erms 975-0251-01-01 B–3 Equalize Charge A controlled overcharge of the batteries whi[...]

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    B–4[...]

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    975-0251-01-01 WA–1 W arranty and Return Information Wa r r a n t y What does this warranty cover?[...]

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    W arranty and Return WA–2 975-0251-01-01 What does this warranty not cover? This Li mi ted W arran[...]

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    W arranty and Return 975-0251-01-01 WA–3 Return Material Authorization P olicy Before returning a [...]

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    W arranty and Return WA–4 975-0251-01-01 Information About Y our System As soon as you open your F[...]

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    Xantrex Technology Inc. 34 93 470 5330 Tel 34 93 473 6093 Fax support.europe@xantrex.com www.xantrex[...]