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OptiMATE TM-523-8 SOLAR + 80W Solar Panel, Solar Pulse Charger, Tester & Maintainer for 12V batteries

SKU TM-523-8
by TecMate
Original price $351.86 - Original price $351.86
Original price
$351.86
$351.86 - $351.86
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The OptiMATE TM-523-8 SOLAR + 80W Solar Panel, Solar Pulse Charger, Tester & Maintainer for 12V batteries is a smart 24-7 battery care solution powered by the sun. This advanced technology converts low power from the solar panel into high current pulses that are more effective for charging and maintaining a 12V battery.

With 5A (pulse) / 167A (average) charging amps, this device is ideal for EFB, STD, AGM & GEL 12V batteries ranging from 2 - 240Ah. The kit not only charges your battery but also saves it from a low volt start of 1V, charges and maintains it to ensure optimal performance.

This innovative product features a battery condition display that updates every 3 seconds, giving you real-time information about the status of your battery. Additionally, the device automatically switches to charge mode when solar power is sufficient, ensuring efficient and reliable charging.

The charge controller is designed for indoor and outdoor use, with a weatherproof case protecting it from harsh weather conditions. The battery lead, clip set, and 20W solar panel are also included, making it a complete and convenient package.

This device has an input range of 15-22V and can operate at temperatures as low as -4 degrees Celsius. With its advanced features and reliable performance, the kit is the perfect solution for all your battery charging needs.

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        Specifications

        Outer Dimension (including corner mount brackets)Width: 68.5 cm / 27", Height: 77.2 cm / 30.4", Depth: 3.3 cm / 1 1/4"
        Solar Panel Power80 Watts (max.)
        Solar Panel Voltage12V nominal, 22V maximum
        Solar Panel UseOutdoor
        Solar Panel StyleWeatherproof – polycrystalline, aluminium frame with 4 x mounting brackets, output cable 200cm / 80" with SAE connector
        OptiMate Charge-Monitor Controller Charging Amps6.67A from 80W panel (max. average current), 3-5A pulse current
        OptiMate Charge-Monitor Controller UseIndoor/Outdoor (lowest temperature: -4°F / -20°C)
        OptiMate Charge-Monitor Controller Low Volt Start1V
        OptiMate Charge-Monitor Controller Ideal forSTD, AGM & GEL 12V batteries from 2 – 240Ah
        OptiMate Charge-Monitor Controller Input15 – 22V
        OptiMate Charge-Monitor Controller StyleWeatherproof charge controller case
        OptiMate Charge-Monitor Controller IncludedWeatherproof battery lead, standard battery clip set & 80W solar panel
        OptiMate Charge-Monitor Controller SafeNo risk of overcharging. Totally safe for vehicle electronics. Sparks suppressed. Safe for long-term battery maintenance. Automatic shut-down if short-circuited or battery disconnected
        OptiMate Charge-Monitor Controller Warranty3-year limited replacement warranty

         

        FAQs

        What battery voltage can I charge?The OptiMate Solar DUO is suited for charging 12V lead acid and 12.8V / 13.2V Lithium (LifePO4 / LFP) batteries.
        What type of battery can I charge?

        OptiMate Solar DUO can charge and maintain the following battery types:

        • STD: 12V ‘wet’ cell / refillable lead-acid battery. Liquid acid can leak out if battery is turned on its side.
        • AGM: 12V sealed lead-acid battery, acid is fully contained within the battery. A 12V AGM battery holds a higher charged voltage than
        • STD lead-acid batteries.
        • GEL: 12V GEL sealed lead-acid battery, acid is fully contained within the battery. A GEL battery holds similar charged voltages to AGM.
        • LFP: 12.8V / 13.2V sealed Lithium Ferrous Phospate battery. Lithium batteries contain no acid. A LFP battery holds a higher charged voltage than AGM / GEL.

        Important - OptiMate Solar DUO is suitable ONLY for 4 series cell Lithium Ferrous Phosphate or Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries. DO

        NOT ATTEMPT TO CHARGE any other type of Lithium battery

        How to connect?

        1. Solar panel cable

        2. Controller input

        3. Controller output cable

        4a. O-01 Permanent battery lead

        4b. O-04 Battery clips 5. Battery

         

         

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        What are 'MONITOR MODE' and 'CHARGE MODE'?

        MONITOR MODE - When the solar panel stops delivering power (sun has gone down in the evening or cloud covers sun) the
        OptiMate Solar DUO controller changes to BATTERY MONITOR mode and will now indicate battery charge level every 3 seconds.
        LED 2, 3, 4 or 5 indicate battery charge level.

        CHARGE MODE - LED #1 lights if the solar panel can deliver charge. LED #1 flashes when charge current is delivered to the
        battery. Speed of flashing corresponds to current delivered i.e. fast means high current, slow means low current (cloudy
        conditions or battery is not accepting high current).
        LED 2, 3, 4 or 5 indicate charge progress whilst CHARGE LED #1 is flashing. If no battery is connected only LED #1 turns on.

        When is battery charged?If the battery is sufficiently charged, LED #4 or 5 will immediately light together with LED #1 (flashing).
        When battery needs charge?If the battery needs further charging LED #2 or LED #3 will light together with LED #1 (flashing).

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