Morningstar TriStar MPPT Solar Controller TS-MPPT-45

Price: $418.10 Quantity: Product #: IMSC833 Mfg #: TS-MPPT-45

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The TriStar MPPT™ solar controller with TrakStar™ Technology is an advanced maximum power point tracking (MPPT) battery charger for off-grid photovoltaic (PV) systems up to 3kW.


  • Maximum Battery Current: 45 amps
  • Nominal Maximum Solar Input
    • 12 Volt: 600 Watts
    • 24 Volt: 1200 Watts
    • 48 Volt: 2400 Watts

    Key Features and Benefits

    • Maximizes Energy Harvest
    • Extremely High Reliability
    • Very High Efficiency
    • Extensive Networking and Communication Capabilities
    • Metering and Data Logging
    • Certified to IEC 62093



    • What battery chemistries will this controller safely support?

    Manufacturer's response: "The TS-MPPT has been successfully used with Lithium type batteries and can be custom configured to work with a variety of battery types. Specific charge configuration requirements, such as Absorption voltage and duration, Float voltage, etc,) should be discussed and verified with the battery manufacturer." The "Morningstar TriStar MPPT Installation and Operation Manual" also includes a chart of compatible battery chemistries: Gel, Sealed, AGM/Flooded, Flooded, and L-16.

    TriStar MPPT-60, TS-45 for load control and RS-232 Adapter (RSC) used in telecom systems in Indonesia.


    Telecommunications system comprised of 6 modules 135W in serial and 12VDC battery bank with 6 units of 2V OPzS cells. Five paralleled TS-MPPT-60 and Relay Driver in the system.


    Photovoltaic system installed standalone in Guinea Bissau, region and city 'of Cacheu, nuns at the Catholic mission of "Nossa Senora apparecida". System consists of 32 panels of 190 W each, formed in 3 strings. maximum power 6.08 kWp, 3 Morningstar TS-MPPT-60, 12 12v 100Ah batteries and two inverters from 24v/3000va. Photo courtesy of Mr. Moreno Mazzi, MD Electrical Installations, Italy.


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