Xantrex Technology Link 2000 manual

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    O O O O O WNERS MANU WNERS MANU WNERS MANU WNERS MANU WNERS MANU AL AL AL AL AL Xantrex Link 2000 In[...]

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    2 T ABLE OF CONTENTS One Page Summary of Features Center Introduction and Special Notes 3 Monitor Fu[...]

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    3 INTRODUCTION AND SPECIAL NOTES The LINK 2000 is an integrated battery monitor and inverter/charger[...]

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    4 MONIT OR FUNCTIONS Please also refer to the one-page summary of features in center of this manual.[...]

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    5 INVERTER/CHARGER FUNCTIONS MARINE AND R V OPERA TING TIP When utility power is available, any load[...]

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    6 ST A TUS LINE There are four LED status indicators to show the presence of AC power and the charge[...]

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    7 SETUP The LINK 2000 has been set up with default values chosen to work with a typical system. Norm[...]

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    8 INVERTER SETUP IDLE MODE: The default value is 4 watts. This means it takes a 4-watt AC load to tu[...]

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    9 MONIT OR SETUP Normally the only MONIT OR SETUP parameter that must be changed is BA TT CAP (see b[...]

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    10 FUNCTIONS SETUP FUNC: The FUNC (Function) mode is used to set up special functions or features th[...]

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    11 F02 - BA TTER Y TYPE 0 = LIQUID CELL (DEF AUL T) 1 = GEL CELL (ST ANDARD) 2 = GEL CELL (F AST CHA[...]

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    12 Freedom units produced prior to serial #100,000 have temperature compensation only for warm or co[...]

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    13 F08 - SET PEUKER T'S EXPONENT DEF AUL T = 1.25 RANGE = 1.00–1.50 STEP = 0.01 Sets the expo[...]

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    14 F13 SET DISCHARGE FLOOR DEF AUL T = 100% RANGE = 50%–100% STEP = 5% When this option is activat[...]

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    15 DA T A MODE DA T A: The DA T A mode is used to recall key historical information about the batter[...]

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    16 HOW T O USE THE LINK CONTROL P ANEL BA TTER Y MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY : Recharge When the Battery i[...]

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    17 parameters. The battery will be gassing and you will see an accumulation of a large number of amp[...]

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    18 THE F ACT OR Y DEF AUL T V ALUES FOR CHARGING: Battery capacity: = 200 Ah (800 Ah if F05 is ON) A[...]

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    19 HOW T O TELL WHEN A BA TTER Y IS FULL Y CHARGED (CHARGED BA TTER Y P ARAMETERS) MUL TIPLE ST AGE [...]

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    20 SYNCHRONIZING YOUR LINK 2000 T O A CHARGED BA TTER Y A charged battery has zero Ahrs removed. Syn[...]

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    21 MANUALL Y SELECTING THE CHARGED BA TTER Y P ARAMETERS DISCUSSION: HOW THE LINK 2000 USES THESE V [...]

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    22 RULES FOR CHANGING THE CHARGED BA TTER Y P ARAMETERS If you must change the Charged Parameters pl[...]

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    23 RESET / INFO FUNCTIONS The drawing below shows the Reset/Info Functions layout. T o access these,[...]

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

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    25 20 Hr rating 60 70 85 86 90 95 105 108 112 120 130 150 170 180 208 210 216 221 225 Reserve Minute[...]

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    26 The following table contains values for the exponent "n" for various batteries and manu[...]

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

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    28 ERROR CODES AND TROUBLESHOOTING The following error codes are displayed when the LINK 2000 detect[...]

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    29 E-10 LINK 2000 DEPOWERED: Displayed on power up and when power has been interrupted or dipped bel[...]

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    30 MICROPROCESSOR RESET PROCEDURE The LINK 2000 uses a microprocessor to perform all of its calculat[...]

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    31 RESETTING MEMOR Y TO F ACTO R Y V ALUES: If some portions of the memory have been "corrupted[...]

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    32 SETUP AND HISTORICAL DA T A SUMMAR Y The following table is a summary of the values that may be c[...]

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    33 W ARRANTY What does this warranty cover? This Limited Warranty is provided by Xantrex Technology,[...]

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

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

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    36 REQUIRED READING Before wiring the LINK 2000, install the shunt as indicated. All wiring should b[...]

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    37 remember that instrumentation and other loads grounded directly to the engine block will not be m[...]

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    38 The VIOLET WIRE (B2 V) supplies Battery #2 voltage for sensing. It should be supplied directly fr[...]

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    39 SPECIFICA TIONS Power to Link 2000 Power Supply V oltage 9–40 volts DC (not for use with 32 V s[...]

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