Xantrex Technology Link 20 manual

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  • Page 1

    Xantrex Link 20 Battery Monitor Link 20 Owner's Manual[...]

  • Page 2

    2 T ABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction, Battery Facts 3 Front Panel Description 4 Using Y our Link 20 5 R[...]

  • Page 3

    3 LINK 20 INTRODUCTION Congratulations! Y ou have purchased the world's only Dual W atch tm bat[...]

  • Page 4

    4 FRONT P ANEL OF YOUR LINK 20 T The exclusive Dual W atch tm light bars give you battery state-of-c[...]

  • Page 5

    5 USING YOUR LINK 20 ST A TUS LIGHTS These green lights tell you what units are displayed. V olts is[...]

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    6 Four green lights means your battery is nearly full (80–100% charged). A single flashing red lig[...]

  • Page 7

    7 LINK 20 BA TTER Y MANAGEMENT SIMPLE BA TTER Y MANAGEMENT RULE: Recharge When the Battery is 50% Di[...]

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    8 BA TTER Y CAP ACITY TESTING Y our Link 20 can be used to conduct periodic capacity tests that tell[...]

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    9 SYNCHRONIZING T O YOUR BA TTER Y A charged battery has zero amp hours removed. Synchronizing your [...]

  • Page 10

    10 Y our Link 20 comes with default values chosen to work with most systems. Normally the only value[...]

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    11 Advanced Functions. See page 16. Locks out SET button and Advanced Func- tions. See page 24. Disp[...]

  • Page 12

    12 The C The Link 20 depends on correctly set Charged Parameters to stay in sync with battery state-[...]

  • Page 13

    13 HOW T O SET Y our Link 20 automatically selects an appropriate charged voltage for 12-volt liquid[...]

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    14 HOW T O SET ( B A TTER Y CAP ACITY) The first time you apply power to a Link 20 , it assumes you [...]

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    15 HOW T O SET There are four different ways the Link 20 can approximate time of operation remaining[...]

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    16 1) Hold down the SET button until the numeric display says SEL SEL SEL SEL SEL . 2) Now press the[...]

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    17 F02 - DISPLA Y SLEEP DEF AUL T : ON RANGE: ON, OFF T urns off all lights on the front panel excep[...]

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    18 F04 - DISPLA Y AMP HOURS OR KILOWA TT HOURS DEF AUL T OFF = Ah DISPLA Y MODE ON = kWh DISPLA Y MO[...]

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    19 F07 - SET TEMPERA TURE COEFFICIENT DEF AUL T = 0.5 RANGE = 0.1–1.5 STEP = 0.1 This factor compe[...]

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    20 F1 1 - Not Used F12 - Not Used F13 - Not Used F14 - DISPLA Y TEST DEF AUL T : OFF RANGE: ON when [...]

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    21 THIS P AGE INTENTIONALL Y BLANK[...]

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    22 HOW T O RESET YOUR UNIT RESET : T wo types of RESET are provided: Resetting of amp hours to zero [...]

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    23 DA T A: YOUR BA TTER Y HISTOR Y DA T A : The DA T A mode is used to recall key his torical inform[...]

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    24 LOCK: KID-PROOFING LOCK : The LOCK mode is used to keep chil dren (or others) from changing your [...]

  • Page 25

    25 SETTING PEUKERT EXPONENT When you select Battery T ype (See Function F02 on Page 20), your Link 2[...]

  • Page 26

    26 HIGH DISCHARGE RA TES & PEUKERT'S EQUA TION Peukert's Equation describes the effect[...]

  • Page 27

    27 PERCENT AGE OF A V AILABLE CAP ACITY FROM A 100 Ah BA TTERY A T DIFFERENT DISCHARGE RA TES USING [...]

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

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    29 Surrette and Rolls Batteries Model V olts Res. Min. 20-Hr . Rating "n" EHG-208 6 345 20[...]

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    30 SETUP & HIST ORICAL DA T A The following table is a summary of the major values that may be c[...]

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    31 READ BEFORE WIRING !!!!! Before wiring the Link 20 , install the shunt as indicated. All wiring s[...]

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    32 recommend them. W ith isolated negative output alternators, remember that instrumentation and oth[...]

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    33 The dual shunt is the current sensor for the Link 20 . Its 50 mV @ 500 A rating means that when 5[...]

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    34 Make the necessary wire connections to the Link 20 as shown in the following diagram: WIRING CONN[...]

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

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    36 MOUNTING Surface mounting (Recommended method) . Y our Link 20 is supplied with a nesting-type mo[...]

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    37 REMOVING THE UNIT T o demount the Link 20 from the nesting r eceptacle, insert a small coin, knif[...]

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    38 Once you have completed ALL instructions on page 35, insert the voltage sense wire fuses (Blue W [...]

  • Page 39

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

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    40 Disclaimer Product THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE WARRANTY PROVIDED BY XANTREX I[...]

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    41 Return Procedure 1. Package the unit safely, preferably using the original box and packing materi[...]

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    43 LINK 20 SPECIFICA TIONS Power Supply V oltage 8–40 volts DC (Do not power with a 32 V system!) [...]

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    Xantrex T echnology Inc. T oll free 1 800 670 0707 Direct 1 604 422 2777 F ax 1 604 420 2145 Custome[...]