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Morningstar TriStar-60 Charge Controller (TS-60)

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Morningstar TriStar TS-60 - 60 Amp Charge Controller

Morningstar's TriStar™ 60 (TS-60) is a three-function controller that provides reliable solar battery charging, load control or diversion regulation. The controller operates in one of these modes at a time and two or more controllers may be used to provide multiple functions.

The TriStar 60 uses advanced technology and automated production to provide exciting new features at a competitive cost. The optional TriStar meter is the most sophisticated and informative controller meter on the market. The controller is UL listed and is designed for both solar home systems and professional applications.

Benefits

TriStar 60

Highest Reliability
Large heat sink and conservative design enables operating at full ratings to 140°F. No need to de-rate.

More Power
Ratings to 60A at 48VDC will handle solar arrays up to 4kW.

Communications Capability
RS-232 connects to a personal computer for custom settings, data logging and remote monitoring and control.

Fully Adjustable
DIP switch provides users with a choice of 7 different digital presets and custom settings via RS-232.

Extensive Electronic Protections
Fully protected against reverse polarity, short circuit, overcurrent, high temperature and overvoltage.

Simple Mechanical Interface
Larger power terminals and conduit knockouts. Extra space for wire turns. Fits on power panels.

Better Battery Charging
Connecting battery sense wires and optional remote temperature sensor will improve control accuracy. Constant voltage series PWM algorithm increases battery capacity and life.

More Information
3 LEDs to indicate status, faults and alarms. Optional meter displays extensive system and controller information, automatic self-test and reset capabilities. Meter
connection via RJ-11 phone jack.

Easy to Reset
Pushbutton provides manual reset and stop/start battery equalization or load disconnect.

Low Telecom Noise
DIP switch setting will change PWM to “On-Off” battery charging.

 

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Morningstar TriStar-60 Charge Controller (TS-60)

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Specifications

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Power (DC)
Morningstar Model Number TriStar-60 (TS-60)
System Voltage 12-48VDC
Maximum Battery Current 60A
Minimum Operating Voltage 9V
Max. Solar Voltage 125V
Reverse Polarity Protection Yes
Short-Circuit Protection Yes
Over Current Protection Protected
Weight 3.5 lb / 1.6 kg
Meter Optional
Self Power Consumption
w/o meter
<20mA

Manufacturer Specification Sheets

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Details

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Morningstar TriStar 60 Review

 

The Morningstar TriStar-60 Charge Controller accepts up to 60A at 12V, 24V or 48V DC solar array input.

Morningstar's TriStar Charge Controller is a three-function controller that provides reliable solar battery charging, load control or diversion regulation.

Rated at up to 60 amps, it will function at a wide voltage range of 12-48 volts. Multiple TS-60 charge controllers can be run in parallel for larger solar arrays up to 300 amps or more. Options include an optional meter, remote meter and remote temperature sensor.

The Morningstar TriStar 60 Charge Controller is capable of handling solar arrays up to 4kW!

· The controller is a three-function controller that provides reliable solar battery charging, load control or diversion regulation
· Uses Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) technology. Constant voltage series PWM design provides highly efficient battery charging.
· 4-stage charging to increase battery capacity and life: bulk charge, PWM regulation, float and equalize
· Uses advanced technology and automated production to provide exciting new features at a competitive cost.
· The controller is UL listed and is designed for both solar home systems and professional applications.

Morningstar TriStar-60 Options

tristar options

Remote
Temperature
Sensor

TriStar Remote
Meter 2

MasterHub

RSC / EIA-485
to Serial

Relay Driver

TriStar
Digital Meter 2

 

TriStar 60 Certifications

TriStar 60 certifications

• CE Compliant
• ETL Listed (UL 1741)
• cETL (CSA-C22.2 No.107.1-95)
• TUV (IEC 62109-1)
• Complies with U.S. National Electric Code
• Manufactured in a certified ISO 9001 facility
• MET Labs (EN 60335-1, EN 60335-2-29)

Morningstar Warranty

All of Morningstar’s TriStar charge controllers are warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of FIVE (5) years from the date of shipment to the original end user. Morningstar will, at its option, repair or replace any such defective products.

 

Morningstar TriStar 60 charge controllers available with our complete systems.

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