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  • Page 1

    Xantrex Link 2000-R Regulator Option Owner's Manual Link 2000-R i4.40 T Xantrex Technology Inc. Toll free 1 800 670 0707 Direct 1 604 422 2777 Fax 1 604 420 2145 CustomerService@xantrex.com www.xantrex.com 445-0197-01-01Rev. 1 Printed in the U.S.A.[...]

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    2 T ABLE OF CONTENTS Front Panel and Status Lights 3 How the LINK 2000-R Charges 4–5 Equalizing Cautions! 6 Special Setup for the LINK 2000-R 7 Required Reading 8 W iring Instructions 9–15 Standby Regulators 1 5 W arranty 16 T roubleshooting Flow Chart 1 8 W iring Diagram 19 The Helping Hand is used to draw your attention to very important sect[...]

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    3 FRONT PANEL SWITCHES The operation of the front panel is the same as the LINK 2000 with the exception of the TIME switch. When the alternator regulator is on (REG ON energized) and TIME is selected, the alternator output current is displayed. It is preceded with the character " A A A A A ". For example, an alternator output current of 1[...]

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    4 ACCEPT ANCE CYCLE Behavior: Battery amps falling, voltage at 14.4 V for 12 V systems, 28.8 f or 24 V . (V oltage depends on battery type and ambient temperature settings.) The Acceptance Cycle guarantees thorough charging by continuing to charge the battery until the charging current becomes a small percentage of battery capacity (2% default). Th[...]

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    5 FLOA T CYCLE Behavior: Battery amps below 2%, voltage constant at 13.5 V (27 V FOR 24 V). (V oltage depends on battery type and ambient temperatur e setting.) During the Float Cycle the float voltage is maintained. The alternator will supply up to its current limit to maintain the float voltage and supply DC loads. REST ARTING THE CHARGE CYCLE MA[...]

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    6 EQUALIZING CAUTIONS! T urn off sensitive electronics before equalizing. Equalizing causes the battery to gas. Y ou should check the battery electrolyte before and after equalization. Do not over-fill before equalization as the electrolyte may expand and cause it to flow over the tops. Y ou should be present during this type of charging. Hydrogen [...]

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    7 SPECIAL SETUP FOR LINK 2000-R The following is a list of special setups that may be necessary to tailor the LINK 2000-R to your system. Please see pages 10–14 of the LINK 2000 Owner's Manual for details on how to use the FUNC mode. F10 - AL TERNA T OR CURRENT LIMIT DEF AUL T = 100 RANGE = OFF , 30–220 AMPS STEP = 10 A This function is on[...]

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    8 REQUIRED READING 1) Read the REQUIRED READING section of the LINK 2000 owner's manual. 2) All wiring to the terminal board should be #16 A WG (#14 may be used). 3) The same 8 wire twisted pair cable recommended in the LINK 2000 manual may be used for the LINK 2000-R . The wiring diagram is color coded to this cable. CAUTION! YOU MUST READ TH[...]

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    9 4) The Monitor Terminal Board: The wiring for battery monitoring terminates here. The ribbon cable from the meter plugs into this board. It also has a RJ-45 jack on it for the Ideal Regulator Module. 1) The LINK 2000-R Meter: Contains the micro- processor and display. The actual regulation program is in the meter. It is terminated with a ribbon c[...]

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    10 TERMINAL #1 BLACK WIRE (AGND) is the Analog Ground. It is the reference for all measurements. It must be connected on the BSHG (Grounded) side of the battery shunt. The BSHG side of the shunt is the side opposite of the negative battery terminals. It must have a good connection to one of the two #10 screws on the top of the battery shunt. Do not[...]