Samlexpower PST-600-48 Owner's Manual

Owner's Manual for Samlexpower PST-600-48 Inverter (56 pages)

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1691/1691477-pst60048.pdf file (30 Aug 2023)
  • Manufacturer: Samlexpower
  • Category of Device: Inverter
  • Document: PST-600-48, File Type: PDF Owner's Manual
  • Updated: 30-08-2023
  • Count of Pages: 56
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  • 1, Samlexpower PST-600-48 DC-AC Power Inverter Pure Sine Wave PST-600-48 PST-1500-48 Please read this manual BEFORE installing your inverter Owner's Manual …

  • 2, 2 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. OWNER'S MANUAL | Index SECTION 1 Safety Instructions ........................................3 SECTION 2 General Information .....................................6 SECTION 3 Limiting Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) ....................... 13 SECTION 4 Powe…

  • 3, 2 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 3 1.1 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS AND SYMBOLS SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. This manual contains important instructions for models PST-600-48 and PST-1500-48 that shall be followed during installation, operation and maintenance. The following safety sym…

  • 4, Samlexpower PST-600-48 4 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SECTION 1 | Safety Instructions Installation environment • The inverter should be installed indoor only in a well ventilated, cool, dry environment. • Do not expose to moisture, rain, snow or liquids of any type. • To reduce the risk of overheating and re, do…

  • 5, 4 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 5 SECTION 1 | Safety Instructions ! CAUTION! To prevent possibility of paralleling and severe damage to the unit, never use a simple jumper cable with a male plug on both ends to connect the AC output of the unit to a handy wall recep…

  • 6, Samlexpower PST-600-48 6 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. 2.1. DEFINITIONS The following denitions are used in this manual for explaining various electrical concepts, specications and operations: Peak Value: It is the maximum value of electrical parameter like voltage / current. RMS (Root Mean Square) Value: It is a statist…

  • 7, 6 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 7 reactance X L to cause the current to lag the voltage by 90° and that of the capacitive reactance X C to cause the current to lead the voltage by 90° are exactly opposite and the net effect is a tendency to cancel each other. Hence, in a c…

  • 8, 8 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. Amperes” (LRA) due to low DC resistance of the windings. For example, in motor driven loads like Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Compressors and in Well Pumps (using Pressure Tank), the Starting Surge Current / LRA may be as high as 10 times its rated Full Load Amps (F…

  • 9, Samlexpower PST-600-48 8 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 9 Resistive Load: A device or appliance that consists of pure resistance (like lament lamps, cook tops, toaster, coffee maker etc.) and draws only Active Power (Watts) from the inverter. The inverter can be sized based on the Active Power rating (Watts)…

  • 10, 10 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. it sits at zero V for some time before changing its polarity. Thus, any device that uses a control circuitry that senses the phase (for voltage / speed control) or instantaneous zero voltage crossing (for timing control) will not work properly from a voltage that has a Modie…

  • 11, Samlexpower PST-600-48 10 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 11 • Devices that use radio frequency signals carried by the AC distribution wiring. • Some new furnaces with microprocessor control / Oil burner primary controls. • High intensity discharge (HID) lamps like Metal Halide Lamps. These may get…

  • 12, Samlexpower PST-600-48 12 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. TABLE 2.1: INVERTER SIZING FACTOR Type of Device or Appliance Inverter Sizing Factor (See note 1) Air Conditioner / Refrigerator / Freezer (Compressor based) 5 Air Compressor 4 Sump Pump / Well Pump / Submersible Pump 3 Dishwasher / Clothes Washer 3 Microwave (where ra…

  • 13, Samlexpower PST-600-48 12 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 13 3.1 EMI AND FCC COMPLIANCE These inverters contain internal switching devices that generate conducted and radi- ated electromagnetic interference (EMI). The EMI is unintentional and cannot be entirely eliminated. The magnitude of EMI is,…

  • 14, Samlexpower PST-600-48 14 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. 4.1 CHARACTERISTICS OF SWITCHED MODE POWER SUPPLIES (SMPS) Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) are extensively used to convert the incoming AC power into various voltages like 3.3V, 5V, 12V, 24V etc. that are used to power vari- ous devices and circuits used in electron…

  • 15, 14 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 15 Input voltage Inrush current Peak inrush current Rated steady state input RMS current NOTE: Voltage and current scales are dierent Fig 4.1: Inrush current in an SMPS TIME Peak Current RMS Current Non-linear Input Current Pulse Input Sin…

  • 16, 16 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. 5.1 GENERAL These inverters convert DC battery voltage to AC voltage with an RMS (Root Mean Square) value of 120 VAC, 60 Hz RMS. 5.2 PURE SINE WAVE OUTPUT WAVEFORM The waveform of the AC voltage is a pure Sine Waveform that is same as the waveform of Grid / Utility power (Supplemen…

  • 17, Samlexpower PST-600-48 16 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 17 SECTION 6 | Layout Fig. 6.1: Layout of PST-1500-48 L N 12 16 15 1413 17 17 PST-1500-48: FRONT PST-1500-48: FRONT - showing compartment containing AC output terminals for hardwiring. PST-1500-48: BACK LEGEND 1. Power ON/OF…

  • 18, 18 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SECTION 6 | Layout PST-600-48: FRONT 1 2 3 4 5 PST-600-48: BACK 6 7 8 9 LEGEND 1. Power ON/OFF Switch 2. Green LED - Power ON 3. Red LED - Overload 4. Red LED - Over Temperature 5. NEMA5-20R GFCI Duplex Outlets 5a. Reset Button 5b. Test Button 5c. Red L…

  • 19, 18 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 19 7.1 GENERAL i INFO For complete background information on Lead Acid Batteries and charging process, please visit www.samlexamerica.com > support > white papers > White Paper - Batteries, Chargers and Alternators. Lead-acid bat…

  • 20, 20 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. Reserve capacity is the time in minutes for which the battery can deliver 25 Amperes at 80ºF (26.7ºC) till the voltage drops to 1.75V / Cell i.e. 10.5V for 12V battery, 21V for 24V battery and 42V for 48V battery. Approximate relationship between the two units is: Capacity…

  • 21, 20 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 21 TABLE 7.2: DISCHARGE CURRENT RATES - “C-RATES” (continued from Previous page) Hours of discharge time “T” till the “End Point Voltage” "C-Rate" Discharge Current in Amps = Capacity "C" in Ah ÷ Discharge Time &…

  • 22, 22 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. 7.8 REDUCTION IN USABLE CAPACITY AT HIGHER DISCHARGE RATES – TYPICAL IN INVERTER APPLICATION As stated above, the rated capacity of the battery in Ah is normally applicable at a dis- charge rate of 20 Hours. As the discharge rate is increased as in cases where th…

  • 23, Samlexpower PST-600-48 22 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 23 SECTION 7 | General Information on Lead Acid Batteries TABLE 7.4: STATE OF CHARGE VERSUS STANDING VOLTAGE Percentage of Full Charge Standing Voltage of Individual Cells Standing Voltage of 12V Battery Standing Voltage of 24V Battery Standing V…

  • 24, Samlexpower PST-600-48 24 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. The discharge curves in Fig. 7.1 show the % State of Charge versus the terminal voltage of typical battery under different charge /discharge currents, i.e. “C-Rates” and xed temperature of 80°F. NOTE: The X-Axis of Curves shown in Fig 7.1 indicates the % State o…

  • 25, 24 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 25 SECTION 7 | General Information on Lead Acid Batteries Inverters are normally provided with a protection to shut down the output of the inverter if the DC voltage at the input terminals of the inverter drops below a threshold of aroun…

  • 26, 26 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. 7.15 SERIES AND PARALLEL CONNECTION OF BATTERIES 7.15.1 Series Connection 12V, 200 Ah Battery 4 Battery 3 Battery 2 Battery 1 48V Inverter or 48V Charger 12V, 200 Ah 12V, 200 Ah 12V, 200 Ah Cable “A” Cable “B” Fig 7.2: Series Connection When two or more batteries are …

  • 27, 26 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 27 Positive connection becomes the Positive terminal of the 48V bank. Similarly, the four Negative terminals of Battery Banks 1 to 4 are paralleled (connected together) and this common Negative connection becomes the Negative terminal of the 48V battery ban…

  • 28, 28 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. - All the individual batteries will charge / discharge at the same charging current and thus, will be charged to the same state at the same time. - None of the batteries will see an overcharge condition. 7.16 SIZING THE INVERTER BATTERY BANK One of the most frequently asked quest…

  • 29, Samlexpower PST-600-48 28 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 29 125 Ah ÷ 0.8 = 156.25 Ah (note that the actual energy required by the load was 75 Ah). It will be seen from the above that the nal rated capacity of the batteries is almost 2 times the energy required by the load in Ah. Thus, as a Rule…

  • 30, 30 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SECTION 8 | Installation Well Ventilated: To avoid shut down of the inverter due to over temperature, do not cover or block suction / exhaust openings or install the unit in an area with limited airow. Keep a minimum clearance of 10" around the unit to provide adequate…

  • 31, Samlexpower PST-600-48 30 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 31 SECTION 8 | Installation 8.2. OVERALL DIMENSIONS 8.2.1 PST-1500-48 The overall dimensions and the location of the mounting slots for PST-1500-48 are shown at Fig. 8.1. 105.6 415 34 107.5 1.2 263 107.5 1.2 5 253 5 19.2 200 468.2 5 1…

  • 32, Samlexpower PST-600-48 32 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. 8.2.2 PST-600-48 The overall dimensions and the location of the mounting slots for PST-600-48 are shown in Fig. 8.2. PST-600-dimensions 200 15.2 3.8 15.2 3.8 32 12 162 32 12 1.6 9.5 5 276.2 NEG – WARNING: Reverse polarity will damage the unit. AVERTISSEMENT : In…

  • 33, 32 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 33 8.3 MOUNTING ORIENTATION The unit has air intake and exhaust openings for the cooling fan. It has to be mounted in such a manner so that small objects should not be able to fall easily into the unit from these openings and cause electri…

  • 34, 34 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SECTION 8 | Installation nect the diversion load if the current rating of the controller is exceeded. Disconnec- tion of the diversion load may damage the battery as well as the inverter or other DC loads connected to the battery due to high voltages generated during conditions of …

  • 35, 34 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 35 Table 8.1 Wiring Resistance per Foot WIRE SIZE, AWG RESISTANCE IN OHM (Ω) PER FOOT AT 25°C / 77°F AWG#10 0.00108 Ω per Foot AWG#20 0.0004028 Ω per Foot Conductors are protected with insulating material rated for specic temperatu…

  • 36, Samlexpower PST-600-48 36 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. arc with accompanying high-pressure wave that may cause re, damage nearby objects and cause injury. To prevent occurrence of hazardous conditions under short circuit con- ditions, the fuse used in the battery circuit should limit the current (should be "Current Limiting Type…

  • 37, 36 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 37 b) Closest Standard Ampere Rating of Fuse has been used - Refer to NEC-2014 (National Electrical Code) - Section 240.6(A) c) Where Standard Fuse Rating does not match the required Ampacity (Col- umn 2), the next higher Standard Ratin…

  • 38, 38 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SECTION 8 | Installation 8.4.7 Reducing RF Interference Please comply with recommendations given in Section 3 – "Limiting Electromagnetic Interference". 8.5 AC SIDE CONNECTIONS WARNING! Preventing Paralleling of the AC Output 1. The AC output of the…

  • 39, Samlexpower PST-600-48 38 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 39 Self Monitoring GFCI: The GFCI is “Self Monitoring Type” as per UL Standard Ul-943. As soon as the Inverter is switched ON and 120 VAC is available on the internal Line Side of the GFCI, Red LED marked “Life End Alarm” (5c in Figs 6.1 a…

  • 40, Samlexpower PST-600-48 40 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. The following GFCI has been tested to operate satisfactorily and are acceptable. Other types may fail to operate properly when connected to this inverter: Mfr. of GFCI Mfr.’s Model No. Description UL Listing File No. Jiaxing Shouxin Electric Technology Co. Ltd. TS-20 NEMA5-20…

  • 41, 40 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 41 8.6 GROUNDING TO EARTH OR TO OTHER DESIGNATED GROUND For safety, ground the metal chassis of the inverter to the Earth Ground or to the other designated Ground. An equipment grounding Lug [(i) 7, Fig 6.1 for PST-1500-48 and (ii) 7, Fig…

  • 42, 42 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. ! CAUTION! Please note that the ON/OFF switch is not switching the high power battery input circuit. Parts of the DC side circuit will still be alive even when the switch is in the OFF position. Hence, disconnect the DC and AC sides before working on any circu…

  • 43, 42 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 43 9.5 NO LOAD DRAW (IDLE CURRENT) When the ON/OFF Switch (1, Fig 6.1 for PST-1500-48 and 1 in Fig 2 for PST-600-48) is turned ON, all the circuitry inside the inverter becomes alive and the AC output is made available. In this condition, even wh…

  • 44, 44 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. Power Surge Condition, PST-600-48: The surge rating is 1000W or 8.33A (1000W ÷ 120VAC = 8.33A). When the instantaneous value of the AC output current tries to exceed the above value of 8.33A, output current limiting is initiated that clamps the peak instantane- ous valu…

  • 45, Samlexpower PST-600-48 44 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 45 10.2 WARNING ALARM - LOW DC INPUT VOLTAGE The voltage at the DC input terminals will be lower than the voltage at the battery ter- minals due to voltage drop in the battery wires and connectors. The drop in the voltage at the DC input terminals o…

  • 46, 46 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. Ground fault on the load side or, if Neutral and Ground are bonded on the load side. When tripped, the Green LED indication on the receptacle will be switched OFF. Remove the cause of tripping. Switch ON the inverter if OFF and then, press the "Reset Button" on the …

  • 47, Samlexpower PST-600-48 46 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 47 SECTION 11 | Troubleshooting Guide 11.1 PST-1500-48 ISSUE POSSIBLE CAUSE REMEDY When switched ON, the Green LED marked "POWER" (2, Fig 6.1) does not light. Buzzer is OFF. There is no AC output voltage. Green indica- tion light o…

  • 48, 48 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SECTION 11 | Troubleshooting Guide 11.1 PST-1500-48 (continued) ISSUE POSSIBLE CAUSE REMEDY There is no AC output. The Green LED marked "POWER" (2, FIG 6.1) is lighted. Buzzer is ON. Greeen indication light on the GFCI is OFF. • Shut-down due to high …

  • 49, Samlexpower PST-600-48 48 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 49 SECTION 11 | Troubleshooting Guide 11.2 PST-600-48 ISSUE POSSIBLE CAUSE REMEDY When switched ON, the Green LED marked "POWER ON" (2, Fig 6.2 does not light. Buzzer is OFF. There is no AC output voltage. Green indication light on the …

  • 50, 50 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SECTION 11 | Troubleshooting Guide 11.2 PST-600-48 (continued) ISSUE POSSIBLE CAUSE REMEDY There is no AC output. The Green LED marked "POWER ON" (2, FIG 6.2) is lighted. Buzzer is ON. Green indica- tion light on the GFCI is OFF. • Shut-down due to high input DC volt…

  • 51, 50 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SAMLEX AMERICA INC. | 51 SECTION 12 | Specications MODEL NO. PST-1500-48 PST-600-48 OUTPUT OUTPUT VOLTAGE 120 VAC ± 3% 120 VAC ± 3% MAXIMUM OUTPUT CURRENT 12.5A 5.1A OUTPUT FREQUENCY 60 Hz ± 1% 60 Hz ± 1% TYPE OF OUTPUT WAVEFORM Pure Sine Wave Pure Sine Wave TOTAL HARMONI…

  • 52, Samlexpower PST-600-48 52 | SAMLEX AMERICA INC. SECTION 13 | Warranty 2 YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PST-600-48 and PST-1500-48 are manufactured by Samlex America, Inc. (the “Warran- tor“) is warranted to be free from defects in workmanship and materials under normal use and service. The warranty period is 2 years for the …

  • 56, Samlexpower PST-600-48 11001-PST-600-1500-48-0817 Contact Information Toll Free Numbers Ph: 1 800 561 5885 Fax: 1 888 814 5210 Local Numbers Ph: 604 525 3836 Fax: 604 525 5221 Website www.samlexamerica.com USA Shipping Warehouses Kent, WA Plymouth, MI Canadian Shipping Warehouse Delta, BC Email purchase orders to [email protected]

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