Outback FLEXnet DC FNDC FN-DC

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FLEXnet DC

The OutBack Power Systems FLEXnet™ DC is the ultimate in DC System monitoring devices. It integrates with the Outback Network communications creating a valuable, usable data available from your system, viewable on an OutBack MATE communications device, providing you with the answers you need concerning your system’s health, performance and efficiency.


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Manuals

The FN-DC Installation Manual: 1401103033437flexnet_dc.pdf

The FN-DC Specification Sheet: 1401103033823flexnet_dc.pdf

 

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Photo Library of adding the FN-DC and 3 shunts to a FULL System based on the Outback PS2.

 
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Left Photo: Existing PS2DC is quite full. Move a few DC-Negative wires to from the "inverter" side of the shunt to the "battery" side.
Center Photo:
Add a Mini-DC to hold the shunts and the FN-DC, plus additional wiring for at least two solar arrays (4 planned).
Right Photo: Two arrays are monitored via their own shunt. Now we can compare the performance of different charge controllers.

The Finished Upgrade (pending clean-up!)

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Photo Library

Photo Library of adding the FN-DC and 3 shunts to the newer FW500-DC.


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Left Photo: Verify wiring to FN-DC, especially the dc power wires which use the new wire color specifications.
Center Photo:
The FW500 is pre-drilled and ready for three shunts, so disconnect the cables at the battery and wire away.
Right Photo: After all shunts and buss bars have been placed, verify that the current is flowing in the correct direction for the device.

Photo Library

Photo Library of adding the FN-DC and 3 shunts to the older Outback PS2.


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Left Photo: Original Placement/condition.
Center Photo:
I drilled and tapped the hole through the PS2DC and backplate (self tapping screws don't like two layers of steel).
Right Photo: After all shunts and buss bars have been placed. Ready for wiring...

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