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Solar Converters, Inc. - Universal Automatic Generator Starting Switch:



76 Universal Generator Starter switch by Solar Converters
Everything priced on this page is in-stock, we ship
Monday through Friday.


 
 

 solar converters gs1-acImage courtesy of Solar Converters, Inc.

Solar Converters model GS - 1 AC Universal Generator Starter:

This Generator / Genset starter monitors the battery voltage and when
the battery voltage gets to its low setpoint, the unit starts the generator.

When the battery gets to its high setpoint, the unit stops the generator.

The generator may be remotely started and stopped by dry contact
closures or by its local toggle switch start / stop commands.
The setpoints may be temperature compensated with an optional remote
temperature sensor which we stock.

These are designed for starting AC generators which power a battery charger.

Many remote alternative energy powered telecommunications site use the
GS - 1AC.
The unit monitors the battery voltage and when the solar and / or wind
input falls short of maintaining the battery state of charge the GS-1AC
starts the generator and runs it until the battery bank comes up to
full charge and then shuts down the generator.

They are made in an open frame type which can be mounted in your
equipment or in an electrical enclosure as well as one that includes a
NEMA 3R weathertite enclosure.

Features:
> Single unit handles from 12 volt to 48 volt d.c. battery systems
> LED's indicate relay positions and generator status
> Temperature compensation (- 4 mv / deg. C. / cell ) on start and stop
    voltages with the optional temperature sensor # TC - 2
> Remote start and stop controls as well as local start / stop control
> 20 second delay between on and start
> 5 second re-triggerable time delay on voltage sensing to prevent
   false starts and stops
> Supports 2, 3 and 4 wire systems as well as advanced control systems

Electrical Specifications:

> Base Model: GS - 1
> Nominal battery voltages: 12 - 48 volt d.c.
> Maximum Input voltage: 63 volts d.c.
> Minimum Voltage: 10
> Relay: 8 amps @ 12/24 V,
               2 amps @ 48 V and
               5 amps @ 120 VAC rating of Potter & Brumfield T72 series relay
> Self Consumption (A):
               Relay Power: 0.5 W per relay coil when powered, voltage independent
               Quiescent less than 20 mA, Fusing 1A - internal electronics only

User Controls:
> Generator Stop Voltage
> Generator Start Voltage
> Manual start / stop switch overides remote smart stop control
> Remote start / stop
> Potentiometers and test points read 1/10 the voltage you wish to
   start / stop the generator.
   As example, if the generator is required to start at 23 volts, set the
   potentionmeter for 2.3 volts.


LED Display:
> Generator start / stop
> Relay position for precrank, crank, load, run, stop and fault.

Dimensions:

GS - 1 (open frame): 5" by 5" by 1"
GS - 2 (NEMA 3R box): 10" by 8" by 4"

Operating Temperature: - 40 to + 60 deg. C.

We stock the GS - 1AC (open frame for generators with
                                                     an a.c. output to a battery charger)

To see Solar Converters description please click onto the following link:


To see the owner's manual please click onto the following link:


Solar Converters information page link:



The GS-1AC ships from our inventory in Kingman, Arizona.
We ship Monday through Saturday.

We can special order the GS-2AC which has an enclosure
for you. Please call us at (562) 423-4879 for pricing.

It takes from 4 to 6 weeks to get a special order from the factory.

Solar Converters builds their products to order.
The build time and shipping time can run three to five
weeks.
Because of this, we will show our daily inventory on hand,
here at our location in Kingman, Arizona.

Made in Canada.

Currently we have 1 in stock.

PRICE:  ( GS - 1 AC ) open frame automatic generator starter    

                                                    $ 279.00 each                                             

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Remote Temperature Sensor TC-2

Currently we have 1 in stock.

( SC - TC - 2 )        $ 12.50 each
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