Xantrex Technology LINK 10 manual

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    Owner's Manual Link 10 Xantrex Link 10 Battery Monitor i4.25[...]

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    2 Xantr ex Link 10 Battery Monitor © November 2002 Xantrex International. All rights reserved. Xant[...]

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    3 T able of Contents Quick Reference Guide .........................................................[...]

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    4 T op Rear V iew of Meter -DC Meter Negative (BLACK) [1] Shunt Sense Lead Load Side (GREEN) [2] Shu[...]

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    5 Quick Reference Quick Reference Quick Reference Quick Reference Quick Reference Full 80–99%+ 60?[...]

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    6 V olts is electricity’ s poten- tial to do work . V oltage helps assess approximate state-of-cha[...]

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    7 Intr oduction Congratulations! The Xantrex Link 10 is the most advanced (Patents Pending) DC power[...]

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    8 Why monitor a battery? Batteries can be ruined by excessive discharge. They may also be dam- aged [...]

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    9 Basic installation of the Link 10 on a 12 or 24 volt system involves only five wires. Because the [...]

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    10 Mounting Our Patent Pending "Ratchet Ring" makes mounting easy and fast. TIP: When inst[...]

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    11 Removing Removing the Link 10 i s the reverse of mounting with a TWIST as shown in the following [...]

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    12 W iring Overview This drawing is for 12 V & 24 V systems. For higher voltages see Prescaler u[...]

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    13 Shunt & Battery W ir es The shunt is the current sensor for the Link 10. Its 500 A, 50 mV rat[...]

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    14 Meter W iring Detail Make the necessary wire connections to the Link 10 as shown in the following[...]

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    15 Most failures and problems are due to wiring errors. Please double check the wiring. (Color code [...]

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    16 Once you have completed ALL instructions on page 15, insert the voltage sense wire fuse, then the[...]

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    17 Synchr onizing the Link 10 Synchr onize the Link 10 t o a Full Battery After installing the Link [...]

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    18 Although the Link 10 is a very sophisticated device, obtaining basic battery information from it [...]

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    19 Reading the Bar Graph Under the LED bar graph are the words RESET RESET RESET RESET RESET, DA DA [...]

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    20 Pressing and holding the SET button for three seconds enters the Setup and Advanced Functions mod[...]

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    21 The first time you use the Link 10, it assumes you have 200 amp-hour lead acid batteries. If your[...]

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    22 The Char ged Parameters The Link 10 depends on the Charged Parameters to stay in sync with the ba[...]

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    23 Char ged Parameters & CEF If you change the Charged Parameters please use the following rules[...]

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    24 Setting Up Five dif ferent displays are available in the T ime function. Y ou may select present [...]

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    25 The Link 10 may support an optional two wire temperature sensor . The temperature sensor is activ[...]

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    26 Peukert's Exponent is a number which describes how battery capacity shrinks as the rate of d[...]

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    27 Alarms T wo T ypes of Alarms The Link 10 i s equipped with both a visual Power Loss Alarm and a v[...]

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    28 In addition to reporting primary system values, the Link 10 is capable of many other front panel [...]

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    29 Historical Data RES E T D A T A L OCK FU N C Key Battery Data Displayed DA T A Key historical bat[...]

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    30 Advanced Functions Advanced Functions FUNC Allows setup of Advanced Functions. T o access the FUN[...]

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    31 F03 DISPLA Y OR SET BA TTER Y TEMPERA TURE If there is no external temp sensor and F16 is OFF (fa[...]

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    32 Advanced Functions F06 MANUALL Y SET CEF (Not Recommended) Allows manual setup of CEF . Displayed[...]

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    33 Advanced Functions CAUTION: If you set the discharge floor high, such as 50%, and continue to dis[...]

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    34 F16 TEMPERA TURE SENSOR ON/OFF This function turns the optional external temperature sensor on or[...]

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    35 Low Battery Alarm Units with serial numbers greater than 005000 allow access to an enhanced Low B[...]

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    36 Alarm Functions F10 LOW BA TTER Y ALARM OFF (RECHARGE) SET POINT Once the Low Battery Alarm is ac[...]

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    37 NOTE: The Low Battery Alarm ON and OFF points operate on rate compensated (Peukert) amp hours con[...]

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    38 Special versions of the Link 10 are available, for additional charge, which include a solid state[...]

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    39 Peukert's Equation Peukert's Equation describes the effect of different discharge rates[...]

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    40 Peukert's Equation PERCENT AGE OF A V AILABLE CAP ACITY FROM A 100 Ah BA TTER Y A T DIFFEREN[...]

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    41 T ypical V alues for Peukert's Exponent "n" This table contains values for the exp[...]

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    42 Surr ette and Rolls Batteries Model V olts Res. Min. 20-Hr . rating "n" EHG-208 6 345 2[...]

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    43 T r oubleshooting Pr oblem Suggestion No lights or display Check Power Connections Reset meter (p[...]

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    44 Options & V ersions User-installable OPTIONS available include: Prescalers: Extend the voltag[...]

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    45 + + - - High V oltage Pr escaler CAUTION! 1. Installation of the Prescaler Option involves work w[...]

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    46 Electric V ehicles (EVs) The Link 10 is the ideal energy meter for EV instrumentation. It not onl[...]

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    47 + - - - + + EV Installations The negative of the Link 10's power supply must be common to th[...]

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    48 + - - - + + Lift T ruck Installations Installation of the Link 10 in lift trucks, which have the [...]

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    49 (optional) Serial Port, RS-232 The Link 10 may be equipped to transmit serial communications data[...]

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    50 High V oltage Notes IF YOU USE MOTIVE BA TTERIES TO POWER THE LINK 10: If the HV battery is "[...]

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    51 EC Declaration of Conformity CE Manufacturer: XANTREX TECHNOLOGY , INC. Address: Xantrex T echnol[...]

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    52 What does this warranty cover? This Limited Warranty is provided by Xantrex Technology, Inc. (“[...]

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    53 IN NO EVENT WILL XANTREX BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL[...]

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    54[...]

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    55 RS-232 W arning When using an RS-232-equipped version of the Link 10 in an electric vehicle which[...]

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    56 Softwar e History Softwar e Enhancement Rev . E 1.5 The Link 10 now includes the following additi[...]

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    57 Softwar e Addendum Softwar e Enhancement This version of the Link 10 includes special software. F[...]

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    58 Index Advanced Functions, 30–34 Battery Basics, 8 CE Declaration of Conformity , 5 1 Char ge Ef[...]

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    59 Specifications V oltage : For 12 V–24 V systems. Optional Prescalers extend voltage range. Stan[...]

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    Xantrex T echnology Inc. T oll free 1 800 670 0707 Direct 1 604 422 2777 Fax 1 604 420 2145 Customer[...]