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by baal
Thu, 24 Dec 2015, 01:36
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2479
Views: 489109

PIP-4048MS inverter

on the battery topic .. Hi Sean, I see that I made a mistake in responding to PlanB's battery questions in this thread, which is really about a specific inverter, which is already somewhat off-topic for this electric vehicle forum. I should have started a new thread, and may yet do so. But in my de...
by baal
Wed, 23 Dec 2015, 05:51
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2479
Views: 489109

PIP-4048MS inverter

on the battery topic .. while the size is going to mean new battery boxes which is no big deal, what are peoples thoughts on going with 4 bigger 12v batteres like these http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/4WD-SOLAR-WIND-12V-260AH-AGM-DEEP-CYCLE-BATTERY-for-CARAVAN-Marine-SEALED-VRLA-/351442785491?hash=item51...
by baal
Wed, 23 Dec 2015, 05:28
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2479
Views: 489109

PIP-4048MS inverter

now again looking at my battery situation ... I picked up my batteries second hand at $40 each they are powerware VRLA battery PWHR12280W4FR with a float voltage of 13.5 - 13.8V , which were used in some big ups for a hospital and changed at 3years regardless of condition so i figured i would pick t...
by baal
Mon, 21 Dec 2015, 20:46
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2479
Views: 489109

PIP-4048MS inverter

yes mine has the big black heatsink on the top , my only disappointment with it was really the size of the pv connector a bigger one would have been nice and the watchpower software is not all that great, will look at getting it connected to a linux box and log the data to SQL make a nice html front...
by baal
Mon, 21 Dec 2015, 19:48
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2479
Views: 489109

PIP-4048MS inverter

thanks for the quick replies Its working again ! I went back on the roof disconnected the panels and tested each one and found some fool (that would be me ) had wired up the connectors on one of the panels in the wrong polarity as i changed the mc2 connectors to mc3 connectors must have got one set ...
by baal
Mon, 21 Dec 2015, 12:43
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2479
Views: 489109

PIP-4048MS inverter

Hello all really enjoyed reading all the posts on the pip-4048ms inverter and rom hacking which i found very interesting, i thought it was pretty good till it died yesterday in 45 degree heat, I myself have one of these i bought it in march 2015 and well found my self here cause after a few months u...