[RE-wrenches] Integrating Lithium batteries with legacy inverters.
kent at coveoregon.com
Thu Oct 20 18:33:23 PDT 2022
I think Right Hand Engineering
makes the device that will keep the SW memory alive. Batteries need to
be changed every few years.
Blue Mountain Solar
On 10/20/2022 9:43 AM, William Miller via RE-wrenches wrote:
> This is a follow up on the question I asked about anyone having actual
> experience integrating Simpliphi batteries with a Trace SW inverter
> I read the battery and integration manuals carefully and spoke with
> Simpliphi tech support. The systems are absolutely compatible but
> only if the inverter and charge controllers are programmed correctly.
> Therein is the problem: If the SW inverters lose DC power, the
> programming is erased and the inverters reset to factory defaults.
> These default settings are not acceptable for safe operation of the
> Simpliphi batteries.
> If the client is capable of determining when the settings have been
> reset and can reprogram the inverters when needed, then maybe the
> design is acceptable. In the case I am working on, the client does
> not have these capabilities. It was decided to replace the dead
> batteries with the same AGM style batteries currently in use, not the
> Thanks for your input.
> William Miller
> Miller Solar
> 17395 Oak Road, Atascadero, CA 93422
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