Xantrex Technology 2500 manual

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 OWNER'S MANUAL FLEET POWER INVERTER/BA TTER Y CHARGERS FLEET POWE[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 INTRODUCTION General safety information for installation and operation[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 T ABLE OF CONTENTS 3 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 INTRODUCTION This owner's manual describes the Fleet Power Invert[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW The optional Fleet Power Remote Control Panel p[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 Power Switch The Power Switch is located on the front panel. This swit[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 REMOTE CONTROL P ANEL V olts bargraph will stop indicating battery vol[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 REMOTE CONTROL P ANEL Dip Switches On the back of the Fleet Power remo[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 REMOTE CONTROL P ANEL Use the 5 Amp setting for small genera- tors, or[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 Status LED Purpose INV/ CHRG (Inverter/Charg Pow er on ligh t. It will[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 Feature Switch Num ber Set Point Equalize or 3 Stage Charging 1 Toggle[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 BA TTERIES BA TTER Y TYPES Use only deep-cycle batteries with your Fle[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 BA TTERIES Beware of so-called maintenance- free batteries . These bat[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 BA TTERIES Always use proper terminals for your interconnecting batter[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 BA TTERIES T o achieve 50% cycling you should calculate your Amp-hour [...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 Battery Charging Completely recharging wet cell deep- cycle batteries [...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 BA TTER Y CHARGING NOTE: Fleet Power battery chargers are on whenever [...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 Gel cell batteries can accept a higher rate of charge. Consult the man[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 charging cycle. The battery voltage will increase to 16.3 using the co[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 BA TTER Y CHARGING 1. Do not equalize gel cell batteries with the remo[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 BA TTER Y CHARGER VOL T AGE SETTINGS 21 d n a e p y T y r e t t a B e [...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 INST ALLA TION PRECAUTIONS AC Output Remote Jack AC Inputs Chassis Gro[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 INST ALLA TION Key Installation Points The Power Switch must be turned[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 INST ALLA TION 15. If multiple battery banks are to be charged, a batt[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 This procedure will connect the chassis of your unit to AC ground. In [...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 INST ALLA TION Do not connect incoming AC from any source to the AC ou[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 INST ALLA TION Persons with heart problems or other conditions which m[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 INST ALLA TION Fleet Power inverter/chargers are not protected against[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 INST ALLA TION OPTION 1 29 15, 20 or 30 Amp Shore Power Inverter Runs [...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 INST ALLA TION OPTION 2 30 Amp Shore Power and Generator . Inverter Ru[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 INST ALLA TION OPTION 3 50 Amp Shore Power/Generator Inverter Runs 30 [...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 32 INST ALLA TION OPTION 4 (Dual AC Input) Fleet Power 2500 Only • 5[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 DC WIRING OPTIONS DC Wiring #1 - T wo Battery* System Using Manual Bat[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 DC WIRING OPTIONS DC Wiring #3 - T wo Auxiliary Batteries* with Batter[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 TROUBLESHOOTING LED Number In di cat ion LED 1 Illumi nates if the uni[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 TROUBLESHOOTING 1. Digital clocks either employ an internal time base [...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 GLOSSAR Y Alternating Current (AC) An electric current that reverses d[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 Power Sharing The ability of the charger to reduce its output when the[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 SPECIFICA TIONS 39 MODEL Nominal Battery V oltage Battery V oltage Ran[...]

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    90-01 15-00 10/97 Fltman.pm65 W ARRANTY Y our Heart Interface Fleet Power Inverter/Charger is under [...]