ARLINGTON, WA, September 27, 2007 – OutBack Power Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of reliable and durable power electronics products for renewable energy applications worldwide, is pleased to announce the FLEXmax 80 Charge Controller.
The FLEXmax 80 is the newest addition to the OutBack Power Systems Charge Controller Line. The FLEXmax 80 utilizes continuous and active Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) technology ensuring optimum performance and up to a 30% increase in power production.
The FLEXmax 80 includes enhanced cooling, allowing it to operate at its full 80 amp rating in an ambient temperature of 104o F (40o C) without de-rating.
“We’re excited about the newest addition to our MPPT Charge Controller line” stated Bryan Thomas,product manager at OutBack Power Systems. “Our new advanced and continuous MPPT charging algorithm is just one of the revolutionary features we have included in the FLEXmax 80. It also has fully integrated OutBack network capabilities to ensure seamless integration into an advanced power system.”
The FLEXmax 80 has a broad DC input range of up to 150VDC and 80 amp DC output current rating. FLEXmax 80 is compatible with 12 VDC to 60 VDC systems, allowing for flexibility in both wiring as well as solar array sizing. The ability to step-down a high voltage solar array to a low voltage battery helps save money by reducing the size of wire required, thereby making the installation easier. Revised menus and setup procedures provide a superior installation and user experience.
The FLEXmax 80 is the only solution when you demand a high performance, efficient and customizable charge controller for your advanced power system.
About OutBack Power Systems
OutBack Power Systems manufactures innovative power conversion solutions that leverage solar, wind and hydro resources to provide reliable electric power for the renewable energy, mobile and backup power markets. OutBack Power’s engineers have decades of power conversion electronics design and equipment installation experience and share a passion for leading the industry into a new era of performance, ease of use, durability, and standardization. OutBack Power is a privately-held corporation located in Arlington, WA USA with a European sales office in Barcelona, Spain. For more information, please visit www.outbackpower.com