Xantrex Technology XPD 18-30 manual

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Table of contents for the manual

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    Operating Manual XPD 500 Watt Series Programmable DC Power Supply XPD 7.5-67 XPD 18-30 XPD 33-16 XPD[...]

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    Operating Manual for XPD Series Programmable DC Power Supply[...]

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    ii Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply Limited W arranty What does this warranty cover and [...]

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    Release A iii Direct returns may be performed accordi ng to the Xantrex Return Material Authorizatio[...]

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    iv Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply Disclaimer Product THIS LIMITED W ARRANTY IS THE SOL[...]

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    Release A v Information WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, UNL ESS SPECIFICALL Y AGRE[...]

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    vi Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply W arnings and Cautions W arnings and cautions are de[...]

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    Release A vii About This Manual This Operat ing Manual conta ins operating information for the XPD S[...]

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    About This Manu al viii Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply Power Supply Safety Markings Al[...]

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    Release A ix Content s About This Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[...]

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    x Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply Section 3. Local Operation Introduction . . . . . . .[...]

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    Release A 11 Section 1. Features and S pecifications Description The XPD Series of DC power supplies[...]

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    Section 1. Features and Specifications Front Panel Controls 12 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power[...]

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    Section 1. Features and Specifications Rear Panel Connectors Release A 13 Rear Panel Connectors Figu[...]

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    Section 1. Features and Specifications Rear Panel Connectors 14 Operating Manual for XPD Series Powe[...]

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    Section 1. Features and Specifications Rear Panel Connectors Release A 15 Rear Panel J210 Connector [...]

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    Section 1. Features and Specifications Rear Panel Connectors 16 Operating Manual for XPD Series Powe[...]

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    Section 1. Features and Specifications Rear Panel Connectors Release A 17 Making J210 Connections Wi[...]

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    Section 1. Features and Specifications Electrical Specifications 18 Operating Manual for XPD Series [...]

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    Section 1. Features and Specifications Additional Specifications Release A 19 Additional Specificati[...]

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    Section 1. Features and Specifications Additional Characteristics 20 Operating Manual for XPD Series[...]

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    Section 1. Features and Specifications Environmental Specifications Release A 21 Environment al S pe[...]

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    Section 1. Features and Specifications Mechanical Specifications 22 Operating Manual for XPD Series [...]

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    Release A 23 Section 2. Inst allation Introduction This section provides recomm endations and proced[...]

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    Section 2. Inst allation Inspection, Cleaning, an d Packaging 24 Operating Manual for XPD Series Pow[...]

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    Section 2. Inst allation Returning Power Supplies to the Manufactu rer Release A 25 Returning Power [...]

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    Section 2. Inst allation Returning Power Supplies to the Manufacturer 26 Operating Manual for XPD Se[...]

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    Section 2. Inst allation Location, Mounting, and V e ntilation Release A 27 Location, Mounting, and [...]

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    Section 2. Inst allation AC Input Power Connection 28 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply A[...]

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    Section 2. Inst allation Functional T ests Release A 29 Functional T ests These functional test pro [...]

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    Section 2. Inst allation Load Connection 30 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply Load Connec[...]

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    Section 2. Inst allation Load Connection Release A 31 Figure 2.2 Maximum Load Wire Length for 1 V Li[...]

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    Section 2. Inst allation Load Connection 32 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply Inductive L[...]

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    Section 2. Inst allation Remote Sensing Release A 33 Remote Sensing Remote sensing permits you to sh[...]

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    Section 2. Inst allation Remote Sensing 34 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply T o compe ns[...]

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    Release A 35 Section 3. Local Operation Introduction Once you have installed the po wer supply , it [...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation Standard Operation 36 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply Figure[...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation Shipped Configuration (Local Control Mode) Release A 37 4. Disconnect the[...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation Using Over V oltage Protection (OVP) 38 Operating Manual for XPD Series P[...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation Using the Shutdown Function Release A 39 Using the Shut down Function Use[...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation Using Multiple Supplies 40 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply U[...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation Using Multiple Supplies Release A 41 Configuring Multiple Supplies for Se[...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation Using Multiple Supplies 42 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply C[...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation Using Multiple Supplies Release A 43 Configuring Multiple Supplie s for S[...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation Using Multiple Supplies 44 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply P[...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation User Diagnostics Release A 45 User Diagnostics If your power supply i s n[...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation User Diagnostics 46 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply T able 3[...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation User Diagnostics Release A 47 Output voltage fluctuating or regulation po[...]

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    Section 3. Local Operation User Diagnostics 48 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply[...]

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    Release A 49 Section 4. Remote Operation Introduction The switches and connec tor on the rear panel [...]

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    Section 4. Remote Operation Readback and Status Indicators 50 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power [...]

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    Section 4. Remote Operation Status Flags Release A 51 St atus Flags The power supply has 5 status fl[...]

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    Section 4. Remote Operation Status Flags 52 Operating Manual for XPD Series Power Supply[...]

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    Xantrex Technology Inc. 8999 Nelson W ay Burnaby , British Columbia Canada V5A 4B5 604 422 8595 T el[...]