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    Xantr ex XC3012, XC5012, XC1524 and XC2524 Ba ttery Ch arger 12 V / 30 A 12 V / 50 A 24 V / 15 A 24 V / 25 A Owne r’ s Gui de XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page 1 Fr iday , A ug ust 12, 2005 3:2 3 PM[...]

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    XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page 2 Fr iday , A ug ust 12, 2005 3:2 3 PM[...]

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    Xantrex XC3012, XC5012, XC1524 and XC2524 Battery Charger Owne r’s Guide XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page i Frida y, Au gu st 12, 200 5 3:23 PM[...]

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    About X antr ex Xantre x T echn ology Inc. i s a worl d-leading supplie r of a dvanced power e l ectroni cs and contro ls with pr oducts from 50 watt mobi le units to one MW util ity -sca le syste ms for wind, sol ar , batt eries , fuel cells, micr oturbin es, a nd backup power a pplic ations in both grid- conn ecte d and stand-a lone syst ems . Xa[...]

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    iii About This Guide Pu rpose The purpose of this Owner’ s Guide i s to prov ide expla nation s and pr ocedures f or insta lling, operat ing, mainta ining, and troublesh ooting the Xant rex XC301 2, XC5012, XC1524 a nd XC2524 B attery Cha rger. Scope The Guide provides safety g uidelines, de tail e d planni ng and se tup information, proce dures [...]

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    Abo ut T his Guid e iv 97 5- 0187-01-01 C on v en t ions U sed The f ollowing conve ntions a re used in this gui de. This Guide contains infor m ati on for fou r vers ions of t he XC Serie s. The Xantrex XC3012 Battery Char ger (12 V , 30 A) will be refe r r ed to as the XC3012 when it is being refe re nc e d indivi dually . The Xantrex XC5012 Batt[...]

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    v Important Safety Instructions 1. Before insta lli ng or using the Xantrex XC301 2, XC501 2, XC152 4 or XC2524 Batte r y Char ger ( XC Serie s ), read all instruc tions and c a uti ona ry mar kings on the XC Serie s, the batte ries , and all appr opr ia t e sec tions of this guide . 2. Do not e xpose the XC Ser ies to rain, snow , spr ay , or bilg[...]

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    Safety vi 97 5-0187-01-01 8. The XC Series i s provi de d wit h an AC ground c onductor tha t must be connec ted to the AC input ground and a DC ground stud which must be connec ted to th e DC syste m gr ound. 9. For marine app licat ions in the Unite d S tate s, e xte rnal connect ions to the charger s hall com ply wit h th e Unite d States C oast[...]

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    Sa f ety 975-0187-01-01 vi i 10. Have plent y of fresh wat er and soap nearby in case bat te ry a ci d contacts skin, clot hing, or eyes. 1 1. W ear com plete eye pr otection a nd clothing protection. A void touchin g your eyes w h ile wo rk ing n ear batt eries . 12. If ba ttery acid c ontac ts skin or clothin g, wash immedia tely wit h soap a nd [...]

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    viii XC_Charger_Owne r .book Pa ge viii Friday , August 12, 20 05 3:23 PM[...]

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    975-0187-01-01 i x Import an t S af ety In st ruction s Exp losiv e Ga s and B att ery Pre caut ion s - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - vi FCC Info rmat ion - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - v ii 1 Introduction Xantre x XC3012, XC5012, XC1524 and XC2524 B atte[...]

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    Contents x 975-0187-01-01 Inst a l ling Optio na l Access ori e s- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2–13 Batte r y Temper at ure Sensor - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2–13 Drip Prot e ctio n Rubber Boots - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2?[...]

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    1 Introducti on Chapter 1 describes the XC Ser ies st andard featur es. It also provides information to prepare for installation of the XC S er i es. XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page 1 Fr iday , A ug ust 12, 2005 3:2 3 PM[...]

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    Introduction 1–2 975-0187-01-01 Xantr ex XC3012, XC5012, XC1524 and XC2524 Batt ery C h ar ge r Fe atur es The XC S eries provi des th e f ollow ing st anda rd f eatu r es: • t hr ee full current rate d, indepe ndently contr olled outpu ts which ena ble it t o char ge thr ee dif ferent ba tter ies or batter y banks. Each bank can be of a diffe [...]

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    XC Ser ies Appeara nce 975-0187-01-01 1–3 XC Se ries App ea r anc e This s ection desc ribes the parts of the XC Series . Figur e 1-2 s hows the XC Serie s. Figur e 1-1 XC Ser ies Ite m Desc ripti on 1 Remote dis pla y for a l l programmi ng funct ions and monitor ing of the XC Series . 2 Onboard status panel fo r moni toring charge r status and [...]

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    Introduction 1–4 975-0187-01-01 Inf ormat io n Cente rs of th e XC Seri es Remot e Displa y This secti on desc r ibes the parts of the remote displa y of the XC Series. The remote displa y can be rota ted 180°, or it can be r emoved a nd r emotely m ount ed up to 20 m (65 ft) fr om the XC Series for convenie nce. F igure 1-2 shows the rem ote di[...]

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    Information C enters of the XC S eries 975-0187-01-01 1–5 The indi cator li ghts and dis pla y are also use d to indicate error codes. See Chapter 4, “T roubleshooti ng” for a list of fa ults and how to clea r them. 3 Alpha -numeric displ ay shows • Configur ation • Fault or warn ing messages (see T able 4-2 on page 4–4) • Batt ery ba[...]

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    Introduction 1–6 975-0187-01-01 Onboa rd Stat us P a ne l This s ection desc ribes the parts of the onboar d status pa nel of t he XC Serie s. Figure 1-3 shows the panel. Figur e 1-3 XC Series Onboard Status P anel Ite m Descri p t ion 1 Cha r ge Curr ent • Displays the out put char ge current i n % of c h arge r ma ximum fo r the ba nk being c[...]

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    Rear P anel 975-0187-01-01 1–7 Re ar P ane l This se ction de scribe s the pa rts of the rear panel of the XC S eries. Figure 1-4 shows the rear panel. Figur e 1-4 XC Ser ies Rear P anel Ite m Desc ripti on 1 Rem ote dis pla y c omm unication conne ctor 2 BTS1 (ba ttery te m pera ture se nsor for bank 1) connect or 3 BTS2 (ba ttery te m pera ture[...]

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    Introduction 1–8 975-0187-01-01 Prepa ring for In stal lati on The XC Serie s i s desi gne d to be pe rmanently mounted. Figure 1-1 shows a typi c al insta llation with three bat ter i e s, a BTS and a remote display . It also shows the AC and DC wiring and protec tion device s require d for a successf ul in sta llatio n. Figur e 1-5 XC Ser ies S[...]

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    Preparing for Installation 975-0187-01-01 1–9 T ools and Mat er i als T o m ount and c onne ct the X C Se ries y ou need the f ollo wing tools : • 10 m m wrench or socket for the DC ter minals and gr ound s tud • Phil lips s crewd river for s ecuri ng t he AC w iring c omp artmen t c over • power drill • dril l b it fo r pilot hole s for [...]

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    Introduction 1–10 975-0187-01-01 Location Inst a l l the XC Serie s in a loca tion that meet s the following requi r ements : When planning whe r e and how to mount the XC Series, be sure the installa ti on allo ws the char ger to be mounte d in one of the permitted vertic a l or horiz onta l orienta tions. For marine insta ll at ions, o nly the [...]

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    Preparing for Installation 975-0187-01-01 1–11 Figur e 1-6 XC Ser ies M ounting Orientation s Horiz ontal Vertical Verti cal - thi s confi guration may be used in an e nviron ment wh ich i s dry and cl ean only (no n- mar ine) Verti cal - this conf ig uration i s uns afe and should not be used a) b) c) d) XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page 11 Fri [...]

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    Introduction 1–12 975-0187-01-01 Wirin g Re qu irem ents DC Wi ring The following two table s show some typic al wir e size s, based on 3% voltage drop (round ci r cui t), 75 °C (167 ° F) rate d wire and wiring being insi de the engine compartm e nt – assumed ambient of 50 °C (122 °F). WA R N I N G W ire and f us e s izes ar e di ct at ed b[...]

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    Preparing for Installation 975-0187-01-01 1–13 Ove r -cur rent protect ion disco n nec t The DC circuit from the batt ery to the char ger must be equipped with a disconne ct and over -current prote ction de vic e . The devic e usuall y consi sts of a DC-rate d circ uit bre a ke r , a “fused disc onne ct”, or a s epar ate f use and disconne ct[...]

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    Introduction 1–14 975-0187-01-01 Battery Bank Size Requir ements The XC Serie s i s desi gne d to work w ith a mi nimum batt e ry ba nk s ize. Ea ch bank should meet the minimum Ah rating shown in T able 1-2 . T able 1-2 Minimum Battery B ank Size Models XC 15 24 XC 2524 XC 3012 XC 5012 Min imum Bat tery Ba nk S iz e ( Ah ) 30 50 60 100 XC _C har[...]

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    2 Installation Chapter 2 provides procedures for installing, tes ting and configuring the XC Series. The unit is packed with the foll owing materials : • Owner ’ s Guide • AC cable stra in re lief • T wo DC cable boots • Blank plate f or remote dis pl ay cavity • One battery temperature sensor (BTS) • F iv e # 6 lo ckwa sh e rs • Fi[...]

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    Insta llation 2–2 975-0187-01-01 Ins t alli n g t h e X C Se ri es Instal lation Sequence T o make charger inst allation quick and eas y , Xa n tre x r ecomme nds tha t the insta llation t a sks be pe rformed in the f ollowing seq ue nce: 1. Select c harger m ounting position a nd plan AC and DC cabl e routing (pa ge 1–8) 2. Inst a ll DC c able[...]

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    Insta lling th e X C S eri es 975-0187-01-01 2–3 Pr e-Installin g DC W iring The procedur e for insta lli ng t he DC wiring applie s to a single batt ery or multip le batt e rie s or battery bank s. T o install DC wiring: 1. Identif y the b at tery or bank that most freq uent ly be com es deeply discha r ge d. This bank will of te n be a deep cyc[...]

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    Insta llation 2–4 975-0187-01-01 5. Route t he wiring to the ba tteri es a nd to t he XC Series, but do n’t connect i t yet. A void r o uting wiring through a n elect rical dist r i bution panel, batter y isola tor , or other dev ice tha t will a dd volta ge drops . 6. Inst a ll cr imp lug s on each e nd of the batt ery cables usin g the crimp [...]

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    Insta lling th e X C S eri es 975-0187-01-01 2–5 5. In s tall the cable strain rel ief on the X C Seri es end of the s our ce A C cab le. 6. Caref ully re move 50 – 75 mm (2 – 3 in.) of the out er j acket, being c areful not to cut or nick the insul a t ion on the indi vidua l conductors. 7. Pull the XC S erie s pigta il wires out through t h[...]

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    Insta llation 2–6 975-0187-01-01 T o co nnect AC w ires w ith the crimp -on butt-s plice con necto r: a) Using a wi re s trip per , caref ully s trip 8 mm (5/1 6 in.) from the ends of the two wir es being c onnected. b) Inser t one wire into one end of the butt- spl ice, until the insula ti on h its the inte r nal meta l crim p secti on, ins e rt[...]

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    Insta lling th e X C S eri es 975-0187-01-01 2–7 Mo unting t he Remote D isplay T o accommodate the cha rger mountin g orientati on, the r emote dis play can be removed and turned 180 ° for readabil ity . I f yo u intend t o mount the d isplay remotely , up to 20 m (65 ft), re move the di splay before mounting t he char ger and secur e the bla n[...]

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    Insta llation 2–8 975-0187-01-01 T o remot el y mo un t the displ a y: 1. Remove the disp la y as describe d on page 2–7. 2. Secure the blank plate i n the displ a y socke t as described. 3. Ensure that the extension c able used for the r emote dis play is l ong enough t o suit the insta lla ti on. A sta ndard Nor th American style , 4 conducto[...]

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    Insta lling th e X C S eri es 975-0187-01-01 2–9 3. Secure the encl osed m ounting t emplate to the mount ing sur face with t ape. 4. Drill the six pilot holes for the mounti ng screws, taking c are t ha t t here i s nothing be hind the s ur face that can be damaged by the drill. 5. Mount the XC Seri es using corr osion r esista nt, #6 (3 m m) ro[...]

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    Insta llation 2–10 975-0187-01-01 Fina l Conn ections Once t he DC cab le s, A C cabl es an d XC Se ries are al l in place the fina l conn ect io n may be made. Figure 2-1 shows the conn ectio n order . Figur e 2-1 DC Wiring C onnecti on Order 5 2 6 3 7 4 8 9 10 12 13 14 1 11 15 XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page 10 Fri day, Au gu st 12 , 200 5 3:[...]

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    Insta lling th e X C S eri es 975-0187-01-01 2–11 Final DC Connect ions T o m ake the l ast DC co nnec tions : 1. Connect the negat ive cable f rom the ne g at ive te r m i nal on the battery (if you a re using only one batt ery or bank) , or the negative ground bar or bus (if you are using more than one batt ery or bank), to the negati ve DC ter[...]

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    Insta llation 2–12 975-0187-01-01 8. Secure cables in place using tie - wraps, P-cl amps or cable straps acc ording to electri cal codes . C oil an d tie any extra BTS or remo te di splay exten sio n cable. 9. T he DC br eaker s m ay be clos ed or fuses ins erted at th is t ime. Final A C Connections T o m ake the l ast AC co nnec tions : 1. Comp[...]

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    Inst allin g O ption a l Acc es s o ries 975-0187-01-01 2–13 Ins t alli ng Op t iona l Ac ce ssor ie s The XC Series sh ips with a batter y temperature sensor ( B TS) and dr ip pr otecti on rubber boots fo r the DC ca bles. Ba ttery T em per atur e S ensor Xantre x str ongly r ecommends tha t you inst a l l a Batt ery T emper at ur e Senso r (BTS[...]

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    Insta llation 2–14 975-0187-01-01 Drip Protectio n Rubber Bo ots Xantre x reco mmends that you inst a l l the supp lie d rubber boots ove r the XC Series DC ter m inals t o provide drip protection. T o install rubber boots : 1. Before making the DC connectio ns to the char ger , feed the rubber boot ove r the char ger end of t he DC cables. 2. Pe[...]

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    Configuring the XC S eries 975-0187-01-01 2–15 C onfi guri ng t he XC Seri es Once the char ger is connected to a batter y on bank 1 or to AC, it is live and it may be c onfigured. There wil l be a shor t delay o f about 15 seconds be fore the r emote displa y begins reporting. The re mote dis pla y will use thi s time to query the ch ar ger for [...]

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    Insta llation 2–16 975-0187-01-01 T o co nfigure the charg ing type: 1. Press and hold MODE until (s etu p ) is d is p la yed . 2. Press M ODE to se le ct 2-stage ( ) or 3-stage ( ) chargi ng. When you have selec ted a char ging type t hat i s diff erent fr om the pr esent con f igurat ion, th e bank indi c ator light fla she s. See “Abo ut Cha[...]

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    3 Op erat ion Chapter 3 des cr ibes the oper ating states and pr ovides procedures for charging a ba ttery and performing an equalization. XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page 1 Fr iday , A ug ust 12, 2005 3:2 3 PM[...]

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    Operat ion 3–2 975-0187-01-01 About Charging The XC Serie s has three f ull cu r rent rated, indep e ndently c ont rolled o utputs which enable it to c harge three dif f ere nt bat ter ies or b a ttery banks. Eac h output c an accommodate a ny one of the four allowa ble batt e ry type s, regardl e ss of what batt e ry type s are conne cte d to th[...]

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    About Char ging 975-0187-01-01 3–3 Seq uen tia l 2- St age C hargi ng In sequen tial c har ging mode the charge r wi ll chec k all batt ery ban ks every 15 minutes to de te rm ine which banks are present, healthy , and in most in need of char ge. The bank m o st in need of char ge will then be char ged for the next 15 minutes. The sequent ial c h[...]

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    Operat ion 3–4 975-0187-01-01 Disqualif ied Batter ies The X C S eries can ide n tify w hen a batt ery w ill not accep t a ch arge (batt ery is damaged) or when it is full y charge d (healt hy) and does not requir e further charge. Batte r i es that will not accept a char ge will be removed (di squalif ie d) from the char gi ng sequenc e until a [...]

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    About Char ging 975-0187-01-01 3–5 Things to be awar e of When the XC Series is ope rati ng, f ans and lights (DC loads ) may vary in speed or inte nsity . This is normal. The XC S eries wil l not harm any load connec ted to it as long as ther e is a battery prese nt on that ba nk . When you initi a l ly tur n the XC Series on and configur e it, [...]

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    Operat ion 3–6 975-0187-01-01 Cha rging B att er ie s Before you start to char ge batter ies r ead t he “Important S afety I nst ructions ” on page v and fol low all safe ty prec au tions when worki ng with bat teri es. T o charge your batteries : 1. If possibl e, di sconne ct all loads from the batte r y , by opening a dis connect switc h, o[...]

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    Ch argi ng Ba tter i es 975-0187-01-01 3–7 After chargi ng is comple te, the XC S eries ente rs in to one of t hese modes: Float mode When the ready in dicator li ght illu m inates, a ll batter ies are f ull y char ged a nd ready for use. If you sele cted the 3-sta ge chargi ng mode, the XC Series is i n float m ode and wil l mainta in the b a tt[...]

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    Operat ion 3–8 975-0187-01-01 Equali zing Fl oode d Ba tt eri es Ab out Eq uali zing The XC Serie s equa lizes o nly floode d lead-acid or lead-c a lcium batteri e s. It does not e qualize s e aled l ead-aci d batteries since th ey c an be da m aged by t his pr ocess. In the foll owing conditions the remot e display will show and the X C Se ries [...]

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    E q u a liz ing F lo o d ed Bat teries 975-0187-01-01 3–9 Performin g A n Equaliza ti on T urn of f or disc onnect all DC l oa ds on the bat tery dur ing equaliz ation. Th e volt a ge appli e d to the bat te ry during equa liz ation may be above the safe le vel s for some loa d s. T o eq ual i z e y our ba tte ries : 1. Check the ba tter y elec t[...]

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    Operat ion 3–10 975-0187-01-01 T ran siti oni ng th e XC Se r ies to On, Dis abl ed o r O ff There a re tw o wa ys to tur n the XC Se ries o n: • connect AC power at the sourc e • press ON / ST ANDB Y on the remote display if AC i s still connec ted. There a re tw o wa ys to dis able the XC Serie s: • disc onne ct AC pow er at the sour ce ?[...]

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    Accessing Charge r Infor m ation 975-0187-01-01 3–11 Acce ss ing Ch arg er Info rma tio n The XC Serie s can give you a lot of infor mation a bout t he st a t us of t he char ge r and the batte ries. Readin g Remote Disp lay and Onb oard Sta tus Indica t or Light s The remote dis play and onboa r d status panel show wha t is happ ening duri ng th[...]

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    Operat ion 3–12 975-0187-01-01 T able 3-1 Reading X C Se ries Status Char ger S tatus Remo te Displa y Onboar d S tatus I nd icat or Li gh ts Charg ing in bulk or absorp tion mode. Remot e dis play shows sc rolling di splay o f char ging state, batter y voltage i n volt s and c har ging curre nt in amps . Indica t or li ghts ind icate the char gi[...]

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    Accessing Charge r Infor m ation 975-0187-01-01 3–13 Re port ing W hile Charg ing or Equalizin g After configur a tion , the XC Series de faul ts to a scrol ling display . As long a s there are no fault s or errors to repor t, the remote will disp la y the followin g info rmation, in order , for the bank pres ently bei ng char ged: • Chargin g [...]

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    Operat ion 3–14 975-0187-01-01 Repor tin g W h il e Batt ery Mon itor ing The XC Serie s is consid e re d to be batt ery mo nitoring if i t is experi e ncing a char ger level fault. If the re is a charg e r lev el fau lt (af f ecting all banks), a ll char ging will be suspe nde d unt il the cha rge r fa ult is r esolved (s e e “Err or Message s[...]

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    Accessing Charge r Infor m ation 975-0187-01-01 3–15 ◆ Pres s ON / S TAN DBY on the option a l remote displa y to init ia lize anothe r cycle. If AC po w er is con n ected , the XC S eri e s wi ll turn o n, ch eck w hic h bat tery banks are pr esent and health y , a n d begin cha r gin g. While the X C Series is of f, and a f ault is present, t[...]

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    3–16 XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page 16 Fri day, Au gu st 12 , 200 5 3: 23 PM[...]

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    4 T r oubles hoot ing Chapter 4 contains information o n error codes and procedures for troubleshooting yo ur XC Series charger . XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page 1 Fr iday , A ug ust 12, 2005 3:2 3 PM[...]

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    T roubleshooting 4–2 975-0187-01-01 Care an d Mai nten a nc e The XC S er ies conta ins so lid- sta te electronic compone nts that r equi re no mainte na nce. The best care y ou can g ive the unit is to protect i t from c ontact with liquids , spray , or fumes whic h may cause cor rosion. Discon nect al l AC and DC power and clean the outs ide of[...]

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    Indicator Light Fl ashing Sequences 975-0187-01-01 4–3 Indica tor Li ght Fla shing Seque nces T able 4-1 Indicator Lig ht Sequences on the X C Series Activ ity Ch arg er status Charg ing indic at or ligh t illumina te s The unit is cha r ging in bulk or ab so rption mode Charg ing indic at or ligh t flashes The unit is per forming the equali z a [...]

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    T roubleshooting 4–4 975-0187-01-01 Erro r Mess ages o n R emote Disp la y T able 4-2 Erro r Me ssages Di spl a y Onboard Status P anel Indicat o r lights F ault Soluti on Red fau lt indic ator lig ht flashi ng or illumina t e d Fault A faul t has been detecte d . The fa ult code will be shown im media te l y afte r . AC Lo w Wa r n i n g Check A[...]

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    Error Messages on Rem ote Display 975-0187-01-01 4–5 Red fau lt indic ator lig ht illu m ina te d Green 10% i ndicator light flashe s Disp lay gr een bank indicat or light for af fected ba ttery ban k illu m ina te d Batte ry T oo Cold Shutdo wn Allow batt e ri es to war m up before a tte m p ti ng to ch arg e ag ai n. Ch arg i n g a batte ry tha[...]

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    T roubleshooting 4–6 975-0187-01-01 Green 100 % indicator light flashe s Disp lay gr een bank indicat or lig h t fo r the aff e ct ed ba tt e ry bank il luminate d Batte ry too Hot W arning Allow ba ttery t o c ool. Improve ve ntila tion or inst all i n coo ler l ocati on. It m ay ind ic ate a shorte d cell in the ba ttery or ex ce ssiv e w at er[...]

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    Pro b lem So lv ing 975-0187-01-01 4–7 Proble m Sol vin g If the remote display is not fu nct ionin g, tr ouble shoot y our XC Serie s using the tabl e s below . In the event that you have a proble m with your X C S eri es , the foll owing tables wil l he lp you to i dentif y t he proble m and of fe r poss ible s oluti ons t o the proble m . Symp[...]

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    T roubleshooting 4–8 975-0187-01-01 Symp tom Fault indicator l ight f lashes. XC Series stops f unction ing. Symp tom Fault indicator l ight il lum inates . 100% i ndicator l ight fla shes. Symp tom Fault indicator l ight il lum inates . 10% i ndicator li ght flas hes. Symp tom XC Series co mpletes a char ging cycle, but the battery volt age s ee[...]

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    Pro b lem So lv ing 975-0187-01-01 4–9 Symp tom The XC Serie s appears to be taking too lon g to char ge batt ery . Ready indic ator light does not ill um i nat e after 24 hours of char ging. Symp tom The XC Series wil l not transitio n to equaliz ation mode. Possibl e C ause Solu tion Batte ry capacit y is t oo high for the XC Se ries mode l. Lo[...]

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    4–10 XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page 10 Fri day, Au gu st 12 , 200 5 3: 23 PM[...]

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    A Spe c ific at ions Appendix A details the s pecifications for the XC Series. XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page 1 Fr iday , A ug ust 12, 2005 3:2 3 PM[...]

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    Specif ications A–2 97 5-0187-01-01 Ph ys ic a l Spec if i cat ions Elec t ric a l Sp ec if i cat ions Dimensio ns Base un it: 367 mm x 24 0 mm x 106 mm 14.45 in. x 9.45 in . x 4.17 in. Remote Dis play: 1 18 mm x 41 m m x 32 mm 4.65 in. x 1.6 in. x 1.26 in. W eight 5.7 kg (12.6 lbs) AC input connect ions T wo color -coded No. 16 A W G wires (L, N[...]

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    AC Input Specific at ions 975-0187-01-01 A–3 A C I n pu t Spe cifi cat ions Float volt age (in VDC for XC3012 and XC5012) (Multipl y VDC by 2 to get the float vol tage for XC152 4 a nd XC2524) 50 °C (122 ° F) 25 °C (77 °F) < 0° C ( 3 2° F ) Flooded 12.8 13.5 14. 2 Gel 13.1 13. 8 14.5 AGM 12.9 13.4 13.9 Lead-cal cium 12.8 13.5 14.2 Equali[...]

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    Specif ications A–4 97 5-0187-01-01 T e mpe rature Spec if icat ion s Protec t ion Feat ure s Nominal a mbient 25 ° C (77 °F) Operati ng range 0 – 50 °C (32 – 122 °F) Current de -rating approx. 2% (Imax) / °C (50 – 65 °C) (122 – 149 °F) St orage -40 – 80 °C ( -40 – 1 76 °F) Humidit y 5 – 95%, RH non-condens ing Batte ry rev[...]

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    Approvals 975-0187-01-01 A–5 Approval s Safety CSA/NR T L approv ed to CSA107 .2 a nd UL1236, including the marin e supple me nt , ignition prot ection, a nd UL1564 EN60335-1, EN6033 5-2-29 Ba ttery Char gers ISO 8846: Igni ti on Pro tection for Small Craft ABYC E1 1 - Alter na ting Current a nd Direct Curre nt Electri c al Syste ms on Boat s ABY[...]

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    A–6 XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page 6 Fr iday , A ug ust 12, 2005 3:2 3 PM[...]

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    975-0187-01-01 WA –1 W arranty and Pr oduct Information Lim ited Warrant y f or: Xa ntrex XC3012 Battery Char g er Xa ntrex XC5012 Battery Charg er Xa ntrex XC1524 Battery Charg er Xa ntrex XC2524 Battery Charg er "XC S eries " What does this warra nty cove r and how l ong does it l ast? This Limi t ed W arran ty is provi ded by Xa ntr [...]

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    W ar ranty a nd Prod uct In f ormati on WA–2 975-0187-01-01 What does this warranty not co ve r? Thi s Li mited W arranty do es not cover normal we ar an d tear of the p rod uct or cost s rela ted to th e removal , ins tallat ion, or tr oubleshoo ting of the cus tomer's elect rical sy stems. This wa rr anty doe s not apply to and X an trex w[...]

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    975-0187-01-01 WA –3 W ARNI NG: LIMIT A TI ONS ON USE Plea se ref er to your produc t us er manual for li mitat io ns on uses of th e produc t. Spec ific al ly , plea se n ote tha t the Xa ntr ex Batter y Charger is no t intende d for use i n connec ti on with lif e support sy stems an d Xantrex ma kes no wa rrant y or repr esent ati on in c onne[...]

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    W ar ranty a nd Prod uct In f ormati on WA–4 975-0187-01-01 Inform ation Abo ut Y our Sys tem As soon as you op en your Xan trex XC301 2, XC5 012, XC1524 or X C 252 4 Battery Cha rger pac kage, reco rd the fol lowing inf ormati on an d be sure to kee p your pro of of purcha se. If yo u ne e d to co nt ac t C us to m e r Se r vi ce, pl ea s e re c[...]

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    XC _C harge r_ Owne r .boo k Page 5 Fr iday , A ug ust 12, 2005 3:2 3 PM[...]

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