Outback GS8048-2CC Radian Power Center 48 Vdc, 120 / 240 VAC
- Outback Pre-Wired GS8048-2CC Power Center BP2880004
- Outback Power Centers are a complete power, pre-wired, DC battery to AC system grid-interactive system. 8,000 watts (8 kW) of continuous power at 48 Vdc. Outback inverters can provide home backup power as well as grid interactive energy so you can sell power back to the utility grid or have a complete stand alone off-grid power source. The battery to pure sine wave 120/240 60 Hz can charge your battery bank from the grid, or from your solar panels to the included 2 Outback FlexMax charge controllers. Accommodate even more solar panels by adding additional charge controllers. Each OutBackFM80 Charge Controller will accommodate 4 kW of solar panels. Stackable in parallel configuration allowed up to 10 outback inverters to 80 kW. Modular internal design allows low idle consumption and high efficiency at both high and low power operation. Certified by ETL to UL1741 and CSA C22.2
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Outback GS8048-2CC Radian 48 Volt DC, 120/240 Volt AC Power Center
|Model||Part Number||Output Watts||Charge Controller||Voltage DC/AC||Type||Shipping Weight|
|Outback GS8048-2CC Radian Power Center||BP2880004||8,000||2 FlexMax FM80 Charge Controller||48 / 120 or 240V||Off-Grid / Grid Tied||145 lbs|
Outback GS8048-2CC Radian Power Centers are the next generation in advanced power management. Each is a DC to AC Sinewave inverter, battery charger and AC transfer switch integrated into one chassis. Just like the local utility grid, the inverter produces pure Sinewave AC electricity for your stand alone or back-up power needs. Computers, TVs and pumps are just some of the examples of modern electronics that last longer and run better when powered with pure Sinewave electricity from an OutBack inverter. Starting up your air conditioning, washing machine or well pump is worry-free because of OutBacks high surge power capability. Batteries and generators are the costly consumables when using inverters to generate electricity. The integrated smart battery charger uses multiple stages to perform quick recharging while prolonging battery life, saving your batteries and generator from unnecessary wear. Automatic switching between AC power sources is seamless due to an AC transfer switch that reacts in less than 16 milliseconds. Unique networked communication is built into all OutBack products providing complete integration. Expanding your system with your growing power needs is as simple as adding additional inverters with OutBacks modular system architecture. Further flexibility is provided with the ability to be connected at any time in either parallel, series or three-phase power configurations. Industry leading OutBack reliability is achieved through simplified design and rugged construction.
What's In The Box
- Radian 8,000 watt GS8048-2CC Power Center w/2 OutBack FM80 installed. BP2880004 Power center comes pre-wired and tested experienced by factory trained technicians.
- 1 - Outback Radian GS8048 8000W 120/240VAC Inverter
- 1 - Outback Power MATE3 Digital Display and System Control.
- 2 - OutBack Power HUB-4 Communication Manager.
- 1 Outback FlexMax FM80, 80 amp, Charge Controller.
- Mounting Plate(s).
- Clearly Labeled Connection Points for AC and DC Input and Output.
- Fully Assembled and Tested by Experienced Factory Trained Technicians.
- Safe simple design with all Required Internal Cables, Connectors, Brackets, and Breakers. Will take power from solar panels, wind power, or generators.
- Accommodate even more solar panels by adding additional charge controllers. Each OutBack FM80 Charge Controller will accommodate 4 kW of solar panels.
Outback Battery Options
|Choose the off-grid battery option that best fits your needs. The size of the battery bank you choose depends on the amount of power you require (Watts), the amount of time each day you expect to run your appliances, equipment and lights, and your location or available sunlight (If you are adding solar or wind power). As a rule-of-thumb, when considering batteries off-grid, use 3 days of autonomy (No Sun) as a minimum and 50% depth of discharge for your battery bank.|
|Battery Options||Volts||Watt Hours||# Batteries||Includes||Price|
|Outback EnergyCell 200RE||12VDC||9,600 Watt Hours||4 Outback 200 aH AGM||Cables + Free Shipping|
|UPG Battery Bank||6VDC||4,800 Watt Hours||4 UPG 200 aH 6V AGM||Cables + Free Shipping|
**Freight Shipping is Dock to Dock
In circumstances where we have to ship by freight, free or otherwise, that means dock to commercial dock (not residential) to any of the lower 48 states. If the customer does not specify a local commercial dock that is available, we will ship to the nearest terminal where the shipment will be held for will call pick up by the customer. If you choose to have your order shipped to your residence, most orders require special handling for unloading and the pallet has to be transferred to a truck with a lift gate. In most cases, truck freight companies do NOT require their drivers to unload shipments. An additional "Residential" as well as a "Lift Gate" special handling fee will apply if the driver unloads the merchandise to the curb at your residence. The special handling fee is $89.00 and is available at checkout. If you have selected this add on service, the shipping carrier will call and schedule delivery of your solar kit, (provided the weight and dimensions of the product fits the criteria for lift gate service). You can avoid the residential and lift gate fees by arranging a "Will Call" pickup at the closest freight company terminal. In that case, you will need a pickup truck, a copy of the bill of laden, and a photo ID. When you arrive at the freight company terminal, the freight company will load your order into the bed of the truck with their forklift. The most common pallet size = 65" X 44" (Height depends on Product). Be sure and check for hidden damage.
Outback Radian Inverter Electrical Specifications
|Nominal DC Input Voltage||48 VDC|
|Continuous Output Power at 25 °C||8000 VA|
|AC Output Voltage||120/240 VAC|
|AC Output Frequency||60 Hz|
|Continuous AC Output Current at 25 °C||33.3 AAC at 240 VAC|
|CEC Weighted Efficiency||90%|
|Total Harmonic Distortion (Typical)||<5% THD, Max single voltage harmonic <2%|
|Output Voltage Regulation||+/- 2%|
|Maximum Output Current (1 ms peak)||100 AAC at 240 VAC, 200 AAC at 120 VAC|
|Maximum Output Current (100 ms RMS)||70.7 AAC at 240 VAC|
|Overload Capability (100 ms surge)||16.97 kVA at 240 VAC|
|Overload Capability (5 second)||12 kVa|
|Overload Capability (30 minute)||9 kVa|
|Idle Consumption - Invert mode, no load||30 Watts|
|AC Input Voltage Range (Adjustable)||(L1 or L2) 70 - 140 VAC|
|AC Input Frequency Range||54 - 66 Hz|
|Grid-Interactive Voltage Range (Default)||(L1 or L2) 108 - 132 VAC|
|Grid-Interactive Frequency Range (Default)||(L1 or L2) 59.3 - 60.5 Hz|
|AC Input Current (Maximum)||50 AAC at 240 VAC|
|Battery Charger Maximum AC Input||30 AAC at 240 Vac|
|Battery Charger Maximum DC Output||115 ADC|
|DC Input Voltage Range||40 - 64 VDC|
|DC Input Current at Rated Power||200 ADC|
|Maximum DC Input Current on Surge||424.2 ADC|
|Auxiliary Output||0.7 ADC at 12 VDC|
|Auxiliary Relay||10 A at 250 VAC/30 VDC (resistive)|
|Inverter Dimensions (H x W x D)||28 x 16 x 8.7" (71.1 x 40.6 x 22.2 cm)|
|Shipping Dimensions (H x W x D)||14.5 x 34.5 x 21" (36.8 x 87.6 x 53.3 cm)|
|Inverter Weight||125 lbs (56.8 kg)|
|Shipping Weight||140 lbs (63.6 kg)|
|Accessory Ports||Remote Temperature Sensor and MATE3/HUB Communications|
|Field Upgradable Firmware||Yes|
Outback Flexmax 80 Charge Controller Specifications
|FLEXmax 80 Specifications||FLEXmax 60 Specifications|
|Nominal Battery Voltages||12, 24, 36, 48, or 60 VDC (Single model - selectable via field programming at start-up)||12, 24, 36, 48, or 60 VDC (Single model - selectable via field programming at start-up)|
|Maximum Output Current||80 amps @ 104° F (40°C) with adjustable current limit||60 amps @ 104° F (40°C) with adjustable current limit|
|Maximum Solar Array STC Nameplate||12 VDC systems 1250 Watts / 24 VDC systems 2500 Watts / 48 VDC systems 5000 Watts / 60 VDC systems 6250 Watts||12 VDC systems 900 Watts / 24 VDC systems 1800 Watts / 48 VDC systems 3600 Watts / 60 VDC Systems 4500 Watts|
|NEC Recommended Solar Array STC Nameplate||12 VDC systems 1000 Watts / 24 VDC systems 2000 Watts / 48 VDC systems 4000 Watts / 60 VDC Systems 5000 Watts||12 VDC systems 750 Watts / 24 VDC systems 1500 Watts / 48 VDC systems 3000 Watts / 60 VDC Systems 3750 Watts|
|PV Open Circuit Voltage (VOC)||150 VDC absolute maximum coldest conditions / 145 VDC start-up and operating maximum||150 VDC absolute maximum coldest conditions / 145 VDC start-up and operating maximum|
|Standby Power Consumption||Less than 1 Watt typical||Less than 1 Watt typical|
|Power Conversion Efficiency||97.5% @ 80 Amps in a 48 VDC System - Typical||98.1% @ 60 Amps in at 48 VDC System voltage - Typical|
|Charging Regulation||Five Stages: Bulk, Absorption, Float, Silent and Equalization||Five Stages: Bulk, Absorption, Float, Silent and Equalization|
|Voltage Regulation Set points||10 to 80 VDC user adjustable with password protection||10 to 80 VDC user adjustable with password protection|
|Equalization Charging||Programmable Voltage Set point and Duration - Automatic Termination when completed||Programmable Voltage Set point and Duration - Automatic Termination when completed|
|Battery Temperature Compensation||Automatic with optional RTS installed / 5.0 mV per °C per 2V battery cell||Automatic with optional RTS installed / 5.0 mV per °C per 2V battery cell|
|Voltage Step-Down Capability||Can charge a lower voltage battery from a higher voltage PV array - Max 150 VDC input||Can charge a lower voltage battery from a higher voltage PV array - Max 150 VDC input|
|Programmable Auxiliary Control Output||12 VDC output signal which can be programmed for different control applications
(Maximum of 0.2 amps DC)
|12 VDC output signal which can be programmed for different control applications
(Maximum of 0.2 amps DC)
|Status Display||3.1" (8 cm) backlit LCD screen - 4 lines with 80 alphanumeric characters total||3.1" (8 cm) backlit LCD screen - 4 lines with 80 alphanumeric characters total|
|Remote Display and Controller||Optional Mate or Mate2 with RS232 Serial Communications Port||Optional Mate or Mate2 with RS232 Serial Communications Port|
|Network Cabling||Proprietary network system using RJ 45 Modular Connectors with CAT 5e Cable (8 wires)||Proprietary network system using RJ 45 Modular Connectors with CAT 5e Cable (8 wires)|
|Data Logging||Last 128 days of Operation - Amp Hours, Watt Hours, Time in Float , Peak Watts, Amps, Solar Array Voltage, Max Battery Voltage Min Battery Voltage and Absorb for each day along with total Accumulated Amp Hours, and kW Hours of production||Last 128 days of Operation - Amp Hours, Watt Hours, Time in Float , Peak Watts, Amps, Solar Array Voltage, Max Battery Voltage Min Battery Voltage and Absorb for each day along with total Accumulated Amp Hours, and kW Hours of production|
|Hydro Turbine Applications||Consult factory for approved Turbines||Consult factory for approved Turbines|
|Positive Ground Applications||Requires two Pole Breakers for switching both positive and Negative Conductors on both Solar Array and Battery Connections (HUB-4 and HUB-10 can not be used for use in positive ground applications)||Requires two Pole Breakers for switching both positive and Negative Conductors on both Solar Array and Battery Connections (HUB-4 and HUB-10 can not be used for use in positive ground applications)|
|Operating Temperature Range||Minimum -40° to maximum 60° C
(Power capacity of the controller is automatically derated when operated above 40° C)
|Minimum -40° to maximum 60° C
(Power capacity of the controller is automatically derated when operated above 40° C)
|Environmental Rating||Indoor Type 1||Indoor Type 1|
|Conduit Knockouts||One 1" (35mm)on the back; One 1" (35mm) on the left side; Two 1" (35mm) on the bottom||One 1" (35mm)on the back; One 1" (35mm) on the left side; Two 1" (35mm) on the bottom|
|Warranty||Standard 5 year / Available 10 Year||Standard 5 year / Available 10 Year|
|Weight - Unit||12.20 lbs (5.56 kg)||11.65 lbs (5.3 kg)|
|- Shipping||15.75 lbs (7.10 kg)||14.55 lbs (6.4 kg)|
|Dimensions - Unit||16.25" x 5.75" x 4" (41.3 x 14 x 10 cm) -
(H x W x D)
|13.5 x 5.75 x 4" (40 x 14 x 10 cm)|
|- Shipping||21" x 10.5" x 9.75" (53 x 27 x 25 cm)||18 x 11 x 8" (46 x 30 x 20 cm)|
|Options||Remote Temperature Sensor (RTS), HUB 4,
HUB 10, MATE, MATE 2
|Remote Temperature Sensor (RTS), HUB 4,
HUB 10, MATE, MATE 2
|Menu Languages||English & Spanish||English & Spanish|
Outback GS8048-2CC Radian Power Center Documents & Manuals
|Outback Radian Data Sheet|
|Outback Radian Owners Manual|
|Outback Flexmax 80 Data Manual|
|Outback Flexmax 80 Charge Controller Owners Manual|
|Outback String Calculator Explanation|
Outback GS8048-2CC Radian Power Center Charger 48 Vdc, 120 / 240 VAC Pure Sine Wave Home Power
Outback GS8048-2CC Radian Power Center are solid-state electronic device that, when sized properly, can be used in nearly every solar and wind energy system that uses batteries. Radian inverter / charger provides a comprehensive answer for grid-tied and stand-alone power systems. Based upon a proven foundation of reliable technology, but engineered from the ground up to simplify the design, distribution, installation and implementation of energy storage, the standardized structure and integration with the GS Load Center make it easy to provide a successful solution to any power requirement, on-grid, backup power source and off-grid power. 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. Inverters / chargers regulate the charge of the battery, but also prevent the battery from being over discharged which can damage the battery bank.
Outback GS8048-2CC Radian Power Center uses multiple stages of control to regulate different voltage and current levels. The voltage and current of a battery varies over the different stages of battery charge. Though the amount can vary, the bulk charge usually is approximately 80%, the absorption charge is 10% with the float charge representing the balance of the battery charging process.
The bulk charging stage of the Outback Radian Inverter / charger process is the first stage to used to bring the battery depth of discharge (DOD) back to 100%. The bulk charge stage happens first in in the morning after the batteries DOD has drained down since sunset the previous day. The bulk charging stage pushes as many amps into the battery bank as possible from the solar panels and gets the voltage up in the process. The effect of a charge controller is not unlike trying to fill a glass of water from a faucet. You first turn the faucet on full while the glass if filling, then slowly taper off the pressure until the glass is full. When the battery bank reaches a predetermined level known as the bulk voltage set-point, the charge is then substantially slowed. Because the bulk voltage set point is determined by the type of battery you are using, many charge controllers have to be pre-set to the type of battery which will dictate the rate of charge.
The second state of charge the Outback Radian Inverter employs is the absorption stage. After a battery system has been brought up to the bulk voltage set point, the charge controller slows down the charge rate because the battery bank cannot accept the same rapid charging pace without overheating and damaging the battery bank. At the absorption stage a battery bank is only about 80% full. The absorption charge is the function level in the process that tops off the battery bank. During the absorption stage, the charge controller holds the battery volts constant and reduces the amount of current sent into the battery. When the absorption stage is complete, the battery bank is fully charges.
The final step the Outback GS8048-2CC Radian Power Center performs is the float charge. Typically a charge controller enters into a float charge state when the other charge levels of the battery bank has been achieved. When the number of peak sun hours is limited, a solar charge controller may not be able to get the battery bank back to the float stage before the next cycle begins.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS: Outback GS8048-2CC Radian Power Center. (OK, here is the scary legal disclaimer.) 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. This product is designed for indoor or protected compartment installations. DO NOT expose the Outback Flexmax 80 to rain, snow, moisture or liquids of any type. Use insulated tools to reduce the chance of electrical shock or accidental short circuits. Remove all jewelry such as rings, watches, bracelets, etc when installing the Outback Radian Inverter or any other electronic gear. Always disconnect the batteries or energy source prior to installation or performing maintenance on the Outback Radian Inverter Live power may be present at more than one point since an inverter utilizes both batteries and AC electricity. Turning off the Outback Radian Inverter may not reduce that risk. Always verify proper wiring prior to starting the inverter. Do not operate the Outback Radian Inverter / charger if it has been damaged. Always read and follow the manufactures installation and operating instructions for the Outback GS8048-2CC Radian Power Center prior to installation and operation.