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Sunforge 5 A, 12 V Lead-Acid with custom charge voltage, 65 W solar panel, 5 A LVD Load Output

SKU GV-5-Pb-CV
Original price $110.00 - Original price $110.00
Original price
$110.00
$110.00 - $110.00
Current price $110.00

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This solar power setup is designed to efficiently charge a 12-volt lead-acid battery with a 5-ampere capacity. The setup incorporates a 65-watt solar panel for energy generation, a charge controller with custom voltage settings for optimized charging, and a 5-ampere Low Voltage Disconnect (LVD) load output to power devices or loads. Here's how each component functions within the system:

  1. Solar Panel (65 W): The 65-watt solar panel is the primary energy source in this setup. It captures sunlight and converts it into electrical energy. The power generated by the solar panel varies based on factors such as sunlight intensity and panel orientation.

  2. Custom Charge Voltage: The custom charge voltage feature indicates the use of a charge controller that allows you to tailor the charging voltage to the specific needs of the lead-acid battery. This customization ensures that the battery is charged at an optimal voltage level, promoting efficient charging and prolonged battery life.

  3. Charge Controller: The charge controller regulates the flow of energy from the solar panel to the lead-acid battery. In this setup, the charge controller is equipped with the custom charge voltage feature, allowing you to adjust the charging parameters. This customization optimizes the charging process for the specific chemistry and characteristics of the lead-acid battery.

  4. Lead-Acid Battery (12 V, 5 A): The 12-volt lead-acid battery with a capacity of 5 ampere-hours (Ah) stores the energy generated by the solar panel. The charge controller ensures that the battery is charged within safe voltage limits, preventing overcharging and ensuring optimal battery performance.

  5. Low Voltage Disconnect (LVD) Load Output (5 A): The LVD load output is a convenient feature that allows you to power devices or loads directly from the battery while protecting it from over-discharge. The LVD function ensures that when the battery voltage drops to a predetermined level, typically to prevent damage, the load output is disconnected to prevent excessive discharge.

unlight is captured by the solar panel, generating electrical energy. The charge controller measures the battery's state of charge and adjusts the charging voltage and current output based on the custom settings. This ensures efficient and controlled charging tailored to the lead-acid battery's needs. The LVD load output provides power to connected devices, but when the battery voltage drops to a specified level, the LVD feature disconnects the load to prevent damaging the battery.

This solar power setup is advantageous due to its customization features, including the custom charge voltage and the LVD load output, which collectively contribute to efficient charging, optimal battery health, and safe use of the stored energy.

For precise technical specifications, installation guidelines, and other details specific to this setup, it's recommended to refer to the product documentation provided by the manufacturers of the components, such as the solar panel, charge controller, and battery.

Specifications

For Lead-Acid Batteries

 
GV-5-Pb-12V
Maximum Recommended Panel Power 65 W
Rated Battery Current 5 A
Nominal Battery Voltage 12 V
Max Input Voltage 27 V
Recom. Max Panel Voc at STC 22 V
Minimum Battery Voltage for Operation 7.2 V
Trickle Charge to Recover Dead (O V) Battery Yes
Maximum Input Short Circuit Current* 5 A
Continuous Rated Load Current 5 A
Maximum Input Current** 9 A
Charge Profile Multi-Stage with Temperature Compensation
Absorption Voltage 14.2 V
Absorption Time 2 hours
Float Voltage 13.8 V
Load (LVD) Disconnect/Reconnect Voltage 11.4 V / 12.5 V
Battery Temperature Compensation -28 mV/°C
Operating Temperature -40°C - 85°C
Maximum Full Power Ambient 50°C
Electrical Efficiency 96%-99.85% typical
Tracking Efficiency 99+% typical
MPPT Tracking Speed 15 Hz
Operating Consumption 0.150 mA (150 uA)
Night Consumption 0.125 mA (125 uA)
Environmental Protection IP40 (Nickel-Plated Brass & Stainless Hardware)
Connection 6-position terminal block for 12-30 AWG wire
Weight 2.8 oz (80g)
Dimensions 4.3" x 2.2" x 0.9" (11 cm x 5.6 cm x 2.5 cm)
Warranty 10 years

For Lithium Batteries

 
GV-5-Li-10.7 GV-5-Li-12.5V GV-5-Li-14.2V GV-5-Li-16.7V
Maximum Recommended Panel Power 50W 55W 65W 75W
Rated Battery (Output) Current 5A (-SP model: 2A)
Nominal Battery Voltage N/A
Max Input Voltage 27 V
Recom. Max Panel Voc at STC 22 V
Minimum Battery Voltage for Operation 7.2 V
Trickle Charge to Recover Dead (OV) Battery Yes
Input Voltage Range 0 V - 27 V
Maximum Input Short Circuit Current 5 A (-SP model:2 A)*
Continuous Rated Load Current 5 A
Maximum Input Current** 9 A
Charge Profile CC-CV
Absorption Voltage -
Absorption Time -
Float Voltage 10.7 V 12.5 V 14.2 V 16.7 V
Load (LVD) Disconnect/Reconnect Voltage 8.2 V / 9.0 V 9.3 V / 10.5 V 11.0 V / 12.0 V 12.4 V / 14.0 V
Battery Temperature Compensation Disabled
Operating Temperature -40°C - 85°C
Maximum Full Power Ambient 50°C
Electrical Efficiency 94%-99.85% typical
Tracking Efficiency 99+% typical
MPPT Tracking Speed 15 Hz
Operating Consumption 0.150 mA (150 uA)
Night Consumption 0.125 mA (125 uA)
Environmental Protection IP40 (Terminals Nickel Plated)
Connection 6-position terminal block for 12-30 AWG wire
Weight 2.8 oz (80 g)
Dimensions 4.3" x 2.2" x 0.9" (11 cm x 5.6 cm x 2.5 cm)
Warranty 10 years


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