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OutBack 540W Off-Grid Kit With FLEXpower™ ONE FP1-VFXR3524A

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  • .5 kW Off-grid Package
  • The OutBack DIY (Do-it-yourself) kit with FLEXpower™ ONE FP1-VFXR3524A power center is engineered to make installation faster and easier for off-grid or backup applications. The OutBack inverter produces pure sine wave clean electricity drawing power from the energy stored in a battery bank. Mechanically and electrically engineered, every component has been specially selected to assure the highest performance with this safe simple-to-install kit. OutBack Energy inverter, OutBack FLEXmax 80 charge controller, lighting arresters and breakers come pre-assembled using the FLEXpower™ ONE chassis. This off-grid kit is ideal for smaller power applications including cabins, chalets, remote communication sites and backup power systems.
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OutBack FLEXpower™ ONE Battery Based Energy System

Power Center Part Number Array Size Watts (STC*) Daily Watts Based on 5 Sun Hours (*STC) Voltage
DC (Bat) / AC
Type Continuous AC Output Watts Continuous AC Output Current
OutBack
FLEXpower™ ONE
FP1-VFXR3524A
FLEX1CS-24-540 540W 5,200W (*STC) 24VDC / 120VAC Off-Grid &
Grid-interactive**
3,500 @ 120VAC 30AAC

*STC = "Standard Test Conditions" Definition

FWPV**Grid-interactive Definition - Utility grid power is available for use and the system is capable of exporting (selling) electricity back to the utility grid.

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Select the right size off-grid kit that fits your daily energy budget in either a 24 or 48 volt battery system. This OutBack FLEXpower™ ONE Solar kit is expandable, and accommodates all of the essential protective devices in the smallest possible space. Affordable simple application satisfying the hungry power requirements such as cabins, chalets, homes, remote communication sites and back-up power systems. Utilizing an extremely compact design and an easy-to-install mounting bracket, the fully pre-wired and factory tested OutBack power center is designed for a quick installation. Choose either roof, ground or pole mount rack which will save you both time and money. As with all Blue Pacific Solar's kits, our Technical Sales staff is standing by to provide support that is as close as your telephone.pre-engineered

The OutBack FLEXpower™ ONE FP1-VFXR3524A is an advanced electronic device that takes DC (Direct Current) voltage from your batteries and turns it into 120V AC (Alternating Current) voltage, which is needed to power your household electrical appliances (i.e. AC loads). FLEXpower™ ONE includes a single inverter/charger, AC and DC wiring boxes, a single FLEXmax Charge Controller, MATE3, HUB, FLEXnet DC and Surge Protector. The FLEXpower™ ONE System is also equipped with battery and PV array breakers, PV GFDI, an Input-Output-Bypass Assembly, mounting locations for both AC GFCI Type B and EU Type F style outlets and additional AC breakers.

The FP1-VFXR3524A power center also includes a inverter battery charger circuit that takes AC power (When connected to your utility OR generator power) and transforms it into DC power to recharge your batteries from the inverter while the FLEXmax 80 is charging the batteries from the solar array. Flexware relay assembly may be necessary for auto start function of a two wire auto start generator.

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What's On The Truck

  • 1 - OutBack Power FLEXpower™ FP1-VFXR3524A, Pre-wired Power Center, 3.5 kW, 24 VDC, 120 VAC, 60 HZ, Single VFXR3524A FM80
  • 2 - 270W Canadian Solar Panels, CS6K-270M Mono Black Frame 60 Cell Monopower center
  • 1 - Outback, FWPV- 8 Combiner box, 8 Position Combiner Box
  • 1 - MidNite Solar MNEPV-15 - 15 amp DC Breaker 150VDC DIN, 13mm
  • 1 - MidNite Solar MNSPD-300-DC Surge Protector Device (Lighting Arrester)
  • 1 - 50' PV Wire, 10AWG, UL4703 600VDC; Male/Female MC4 Connectors
  • 1 - Multi-Contact MC4 Unlocking Tool
  • 4 - Strain Relief, Cord Grip, 1-Hole for 5 to 12mm (.200” - .472”) OD Wire, 1/2” with locknut
  • 2 - Inverter Battery Cables, Code Approved THW, 2/0 x 10' (ft.) (2 black)
  • 1 - Line Drawing; Full Instructive Three-Line Diagram of Entire DC Circuit, as Well as AC Lines to Your Main Panel.

dcPanels and balance of system ship in 3 - 5 business days after funds clear. OutBack FLEXpower™ ONE FP1-VFXR3524A power centers are usually in stock but are subject to inventory availability. Because of the popularity of the FLEXpower™ ONE; allow 10 business days to ship. (Subject to Seasonal Increases)

dcFLEXpower ONE FXR systems include a mounting bracket, FXR inverter/charger, FLEXmax charge controller, MATE3, HUB 10.3, FLEXnet DC, FLEXware Surge Protector, AC and DC wiring boxes, battery and PV array breakers, PV GFDI, Input-Output-Bypass assembly, mounting locations for GFCI outlets and additional AC breakers.

acRoof or ground racks and batteries are not included in the base price of the kit because they are site specific options. Mounting on the roof or ground, types of attachment are individual's specific property requirements. There are options below for racking (roof or ground), and batteries to accommodate nearly every application you might encounter.

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acGVFX3524 & GVFX3648 - Because few gas generators produce grid quality AC power, when using OutBack grid-interactive products in conjunction with a generator to recharge batteries, Outback only recommends using Honda EU generators.

 

Optional Accessories Part # Price  
1 Set Basic IronRidge Roof Racking Option D (1 Rack Set Required Per Solar Panel 4 Panel MIN)

NOTE: Checkout Default Price Decreases in Segments As Per Unit Quantity Increases. ironridge solar racks
BP6932304solar roof rack
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1 Set Basic IronRidge Ground Racking (1 Rack Set Required Per Solar Panel 4 Panel MIN)

NOTE: Checkout Default Price Decreases in Segments As Per Unit Quantity Increases.dpw
BP6932304solar ground rack
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(Add 1 Upgrade Per Panel. Example: 10 Panel Kit Upgrade = Add 10 Sets) SolarWorld panels are designed and manufactured in the U.S.A.
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Atkinson GSCM-Mini Auto Generator Start Module 12-24V - The Atkinson Auto Generator Start GSCM-Min controller is optimized for use on Outback inverters. dc electricity It supports three types of 3 wire gas-generator control: momentary, maintained or ignition. It has a fixed crank time and over and under frequency shutdown. 2 year limited warranty. 02006343remote temperature sensor
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Additional Hardware That May Be Required

dcBlue Pacific Solar has provided all of the main parts you will need for your kit. Racks and batteries are site specific options that are not included with the base package. Additionally some additional items sourced from your local hardware store that your may need to purchase are: Conduit, appropriately sized electrical wire from the array, some fasteners, sealant, grounding rod and wire to complete the final connection to your main panel or sub panel.

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OutBack FLEXpower™ ONE 540W Off-Grid Solar Kit FP1-VFXR3524A; Do-It-Yourself Package

OutBack 540W Off-Grid Solar Kit with FLEXpower™ ONE FP1-VFXR3524A power center are solid-state electronic devices that, when sized properly, can be used in nearly every solar and system that uses batteries. The Power Centers Blue Pacific Solar sells employ the latest in power electronics to regulate the battery charge by controlling the charging voltage and current from a solar panel array. Power centers with inverter chargers and charge controllers regulate the charge of the battery, but also prevent the battery from being over discharged which can damage the battery bank.

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NOTE, IMPORTANT INSTALLATION: It is the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure that all products are installed and operated in accordance with local and national building codes as specific by the NEC (National Electric Code), UBC (Uniform Building Code) or IBC (International Building Code) and local utility company policy. These codes may vary from city to city and county to county. All OutBack FP1-VFXR3524A off-grid or backup solar installations should be permitted and inspected, where required, by the local inspection authority in the same manner as other equivalent electrical systems. Blue Pacific Solar recommends you contract with a local licensed electrician to do the final electrical connection of your solar system from the AC disconnect to your main breaker box. If you need help with the permitting documents for your kit, we are here for you. Solar permit service add on is available at checkout. Additional Safety Instructions; perform all electrical installations in accordance with all applicable local electrical codes and the National Electrical Code (NEC), ANSI/NFPA 70. Do NOT disconnect the solar panel while the panels are under loads.

This OutBack 540W Off-Grid Solar Kit with FLEXpower™ ONE FP1-VFXR3524A power center is an affordable expandable do-it-yourself (DIY) high quality solution for your home, cabin or backup application.