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Larson Electronics Releases a Solar Powered Generator with Manual Crank Mast


June 3, 2015
By Business Wire News

KEMP, Texas

Larson Electronics announced the release of a solar powered generator with a manual crank mast that includes 4 solar panels, a solar charging system, battery bank and a mast mounted on a trailer with outriggers and a removable tongue.

The SPLT-1.2K-200A-19 is a 1.2 KW solar generator system that replenishes 100 amp hours of usable battery capacity per day. This unit is comprised of four 300 watt solar panels, generating a total output of 1.2 KW. The panels are mounted to a rotating axis assembly and can be rotated until they face inwards, which protects the panels during transport. When deployed, the panels are rotated until they face upwards. In this 24 volt system, each panel is terminated with a fused combiner box with a single lever action cut-off switch. With the switch set to the ‘on’ position, the combiner box passes power to the 80 amp capacity Outback Extreme charge controller which charges a 200 amp battery bank. This 24 volt battery system is comprised of four 6 volt batteries tied together in series and parallel. The batteries are spaced apart, strapped to the battery tray and covered with a protective shield. In order to ensure that the 50% threshold on the batteries is controlled, this solar trailer includes a system of min/max voltage sensors and relays that monitor the voltage produced by the batteries and will automatically shut off power distribution when the battery capacity falls below 50%. All electrical components, including the combiner panel, charge controller, battery monitoring and ground fault isolation are encapsulated in a NEMA 3R box that is bolted to the trailer.

“Our new solar powered light mast is fully solar and requires no fuel to operate,” Rob Bresnahan with Larsonelectronics.com said. “In the event that there is an issue with the solar trailer, the operator can simply remove the SD card from the Mate 3 and send it in for analysis.”

Larson Electronics carries an extensive line of light towers, portable distribution systems, explosion proof lights, portable work lights and industrial grade area lights. You can view Larson Electronics’ entire line of lighting by visiting them on the web at Larsonelectronics.com. You can also call 1-800-369-6671 to learn more or call 1-903-498-3363 for international inquiries.

Larson Electronics
Robert Bresnahan, 1-800-369-6671
sales@larsonelectronics.com