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Options for mppt charge controller 60v battery bank
#1
Ofcourse there’s midnite....Are there any lower cost mppt controllers? All the ones I’ve seen are max 48v battery except midnite 150sl..found a few that are from Aliexpress? anyone have any luck with these?
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#2
I recommend a PCM60x great chargers https://www.ebay.com/itm/60A-MPPT-solar-...1e872d27a7
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#3
I need a mppt charger for 60 volt battery bank tho (lithium)
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#4
I use Midnite Classics. They are expensive but have a full range of features - such as internet, fully customizeable, can be set to sync setting with each other, auxiliary (external) relay control which I use to turn the inverter on/off based on battery voltage and some lesser features such as built-in DC GCIF (required by my local codes) and arc detection. Have 2 of them in operation for over a year with no problems and plan to add 2 more.
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#5
60V what? Max 60V? Min 60V? Your definition is vague. For us that is a 48V nominal and those are up to 60VDC and PCM60x does up to 62VDC
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#6
I don’t need the internet to charge my batteries... customization is great so the cc I will use will have to be customizable enough to operate well... I wouldn’t need it to sync to another cause I only plan to use one with a max charge of 40amps once I get a second battery pack... my inverter has settings to turn itself off and on at battery voltage I set,,,although it would be nice to have the aux port I see no reason that I need it for my setup...I will ofcourse install more surge protection and the right size breakers and codes aren’t an issue for me as they can be overly safe parameters like USA having split phase panels...let me be a little more clear about why I feel this way...a year ago I decided to go solar. I myself was planning on doing it all legit and to code, key word there was “myself”.. Turns out that where I live (in the middle of nowhere) I cannot install ANYTHING..not even the panels.. I would have to pay a nabcep certified installer to do everybit of the install...this rubbed me the wrong way..I am the diy type. I mean I built my house myself to save money..if I was to pay a nabcep certified person to do my install the cost would outway the Benefits of having solar... So the only way to avoid all of that was to get grid tie inverters with limiters that do no feed the grid at all, which are not UL listed in the USA..
So I just shouldn’t have to spend 500+ on a charge controller for my needs hopefully

Daromer, I specified a 60v battery in the description...there’s tons of 48v controllers out there so it’d be np to find one of those
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#7
And you didn,t answer my question. 60V what? What is the charging range you need? You got recommendations on what we think you need. They are as vague as your definition of what you look for.

Note that its either 12, 24, 36, 48 or 72 in general when it comes to chargers. (Nominal voltages). Ie based on LA 12V nominal voltages. Other solar nominal ranges are rare but what you can find is a 48VDC charger with a broader range.
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#8
I thought I did answer your question by saying it was a 60v lithium pack..my mistake..
I’m fairly certain that a 60v lithium pack is full at roughly 65.6v.. I think lowest voltage is roughly 56v
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#9
If your max charging rate is 65.6 you can work with some Victron units doing 48V nominal. They can go as far up as 66VDC.
Thats the only i could recommend or atleast know about. With that said they arend cheap Smile
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#10
Thx for the suggestion daromer.. hey what u think about the two in the pics above? Here’s some pics of what they can do

I looked at the victrons..the highest charge voltage I seen on any of them was 64v..I’d need higher voltage than this to charge a 60v lithium pack
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