Morningstar Launches New ProStar MPPT Solar Charge Controller

Morningstar is pleased to announce the release of its new ProStar MPPT™ solar charge controller with detailed battery programming options that support the latest Lithium, Nickel cadmium, and Lead Acid battery types in off-grid industrial and residential solar applications.

This mid-range charge controller comes in 25 and 40 amp versions at up to 120 Voc, and it complements Morningstar's existing line of MPPT controller offerings. It uses Morningstar's innovative TrakStar™ MPPT technology to maximize energy harvest from the solar array into the battery under all operating conditions. Additional features and benefits include:

• High reliability - conformally coated circuit board and corrosion resistant terminals
• 98% peak efficiency and high efficiency across low, medium, and high power levels
• Data logging - detailed logging of power and load data confirms performance and helps isolate
system inconsistencies
• Low noise design - meets FCC Class B specifications
• Continuous charging and no damage from PV array oversizing
• Data Logging - up to 200 days of detailed logging of power and load data confirms
performance and helps isolate system inconsistencies
• High Strength / Polycarbonate Case and extruded aluminum heatsink without fans or moving
• Optional wire box to cover and prevent the exposure of conduit and wire connections
• Allows multiple 60-cell modules in series on a 12V or 24V battery system
• MODBUS Communications - Solar Industry Standard MODBUS communications protocol
allows for easy programming, control, remote data access and charge synchronization with
other system hardware
• Self Diagnostics - The ProStar MPPT continuously monitors and reports any internal hardware
issues or system problems through its status LED's, optional display or communication port
• Automatic PV Based Lighting Control - multi-event load control enables powerful options for PV
lighting systems and settings can easily be adjusted in the field

Morningstar Corporation is a US-based privately owned company and the world's leading supplier of solar controllers and inverters, with over 3 million products installed since 1993.

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