GENASUN GV-5 65W 5A MPPT Solar Charge Controller for Li-Ion Battery

£69.90 excl. VAT

  • 12 V
  • 99.85% Peak Efficiency
  • Electrolytic-Free, Ceramic Capacitors
  • Doesn’t wear out from heat
  • High-Speed MPPT
  • IP40
  • Advanced electronic protections
  • 10 Year Warranty
  • CE, FCC, and RoHS compliant, MADE IN THE USA
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The GENASUN GV-5 65W 5A MPPT Solar Charge Controller for Li-Ion Battery is one of the most advanced solar charge controller on the market. When reliability and up-time are paramount, this is your controller.

The main features of the GENASUN GV-5 65W 5A MPPT Solar Charge Controller for Li-Ion Battery

Mission-Critical Reliability
Genasun controllers are deployed to the most remote locations on earth. They endure years at sea, harsh Antarctic winters, freezing conditions in the upper atmosphere on solar powered airplanes, and in a few off-the-map locations. Made in the USA, each controller is put through complete electrical testing to ensure reliability. If you need mission-critical power, this is your controller.

Get the Ceramic Edge. Electrolytic-Free with 10 Year Warranty
Genasun’s Ceramic controllers set a new benchmark for reliability. Traditional controllers have components filled with fluid electrolytes that boil off over time, causing system failure. Genasun Solid Ceramic controllers have no fluid. They don’t wear out in the heat. Backed by an industry leading 10 year warranty, these controllers take reliability to a new level.

High-Speed MPPT: Always on Target
Not all Maximum Power Point Tracking controllers were created equally. Most use a sweep and sleep method that scans the entire voltage range every 30-60 seconds. That’s okay for a clear day, but traditional controllers are constantly off target during changing cloud conditions – exactly when power is scarce and needs the most. Genasun controllers adapt to changing light conditions 20 times every second. They are always on target, capturing every bit of available sunshine. Simply put, other controllers can’t keep up.

Advanced Lithium Charging Algorithms
Our Lithium charging algorithms draw from nine years of experience building Lithium battery packs for harsh environments. We’ve worked with every chemistry, and have tailored charge profiles to help you get more capacity and cycle life from your battery pack.

Custom Voltages Available
We stock the GV-5 in a variety of charge profiles for the most common Lithium chemistry and cell configurations. Custom voltages can be programmed at the factory to match the Float Voltage (CV voltage) of your battery.

Made in the USA

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Founded in 2005 by a group of MIT engineers, the American Genasun sets the bar for mission-critical solar charge controllers and lithium battery systems. With über high-end, off-grid solar charge components and advanced lithium battery systems, Genasun’s robust product line has been deployed—and trusted—by scientific and military communities in all corners of the world, guaranteeing power where and when you need it most. Join our ZERO Home Bills Community.  BEST Products from the BEST Brands at the BEST Prices available in your market on ZEROhomebills.com delivered by Solaranna. 

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Weight 0.100 kg
Dimensions 11 × 5.6 × 3 cm
Product Category

CHARGE CONTROLLERS, MPPT, SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV)

Brand

Genasun

Rating

12 V, 24 V

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Product Brochure

Product Selection Guide

Manual GV-5 

Datasheet GV-5 

Basic System Schematics GV-5-12V

If you have any questions please visit our FAQ

The GV-5 solar charge controllers carry a 10 year warranty on materials and workmanship. Genasun’s warranty does not cover damage due to abuse or operation beyond the rated specifications.

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GENASUN GV-5 65W 5A MPPT Solar Charge Controller for Li-Ion Battery

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Technical data

GV-5-Pb-12V GV-5-Li-**.*V
Maximum Recommended Panel Power:For higher power controllers, please visit the Blue Sky Energy Product Page. 65W GV-5-Li-10.7V 50W
GV-5-Li-10.7V-SP 20W
GV-5-Li-12.5V 55W
GV5-Li-14.2V 65W
GV5-Li-16.7V 75W
Rated Battery (Output) Current: 5A 5A (-SP model: 2A)
Nominal Battery Voltage: 12V N/A
Absolute Max Panel Voltage (Voc): 27V 27V
Recommended Max Voc at STC: 22V 22V
Minimum Battery Voltage for Normal Operation: 7.2V 7.2V
Trickle Charge to Recover Dead (0V) Battery: Yes Yes
Input Voltage Range: 0-27V 0-27V
Maximum Input Short Circuit Current*: 5A 5A (-SP model: 2A)
Continuous Rated Load Current: 5A 5A
Maximum Input Current **: 9A 9A
Charge Profile: Multi-Stage with Temperature Compensation CC-CV
Absorption Voltage: 14.2V
Absorption Time: 2 hours
Float Voltage (GV-5-Pb):CV Voltage (GV-5-Li-**.*V): 13.8V GV-5-Li-10.7V (-SP) 10.7V
GV-5-Li-12.5V 12.5V
GV5-Li-14.2V 14.2V
GV5-Li-16.7V 16.7V
Load (LVD) Disconnect/Reconnect Voltage: 11.4/12.5 V GV-5-Li-10.7V (-SP) 8.2/9.0V
GV-5-Li-12.5V 9.3/10.5V
GV5-Li-14.2V 11.0/12.0V
GV5-Li-16.7V 12.4/14.0V
Battery Temperature Compensation: -28mV/°C disabled
Operating Temperature: -40°C – 85°C -40°C – 85°C
Maximum Full Power Ambient: 50°C 50°C
Electrical Efficiency: 96% – 99.85% typical 94% – 99.85% typical
Tracking Efficiency: 99+% typical 99+% typical
MPPT Tracking Speed: 15Hz 15Hz
Operating Consumption: 0.150mA (150uA) 0.150mA (150uA)
Night Consumption: 0.125mA (125uA) 0.125mA (125uA)
Environmental Protection: IP40
(Terminals Nickel Plated)
IP40
(Terminals Nickel Plated)
Connection: 6-position terminal block for 12-30AWG wire 6-position terminal block for 12-30AWG wire
Weight: 2.8 oz., 80 g 2.8 oz., 80 g
Dimensions: 4.3 x 2.2 x 0.9″,
11 x 5.6 x 2.5 cm
4.3 x 2.2 x 0.9″,
11 x 5.6 x 2.5 cm
Warranty: 10 years 10 years

*Panel Isc. Maximum input power and maximum input voltage requirements must also be respected.
**Maximum current that the controller could draw from an unlimited source. This specification is not intended for determining PV input.

Surviving the Storm with Low Power Burn 
Every controller uses power. While a typical PWM controller burns 9mA, the Genasun GV-5 burns a scant 0.15mA. That slow burn is perfect for waiting out a snow-covered panel, or a few bad weeks of clouds.

Partial Shade – In-City Applications.
Genasun controllers shine in partial shade. The 50% power increase from Genasun’s advanced MPPT is often enough to prevent system downtime from partial shade. From street signs and tree branches, to coffee cups and stickers placed on panels by pedestrians, Genasun MPPT keeps partially shaded solar panels generating more power than any other controller.

Complete Power Management.
The GV-5-L does it all. Plug in the solar panel, connect the battery, and connect the load. The GV-5 will automatically maximize the solar power collected. The advanced battery charging algorithm will maximize the lifetime and capacity of your battery system. The load output will provide smooth, filtered power without the AC chatter found in lesser controllers. This little black box does it all, efficiently and consistently.

Steady Power Source
Life is unpredictable. PWM controllers amplify that unpredictability. A small amount of shade can drop PWM power output to 2/3’s of what a Genasun MPPT controller can draw from the same panel. By constantly adapting to changing light conditions, Genasun’s advanced MPPT controllers provide a steadier source of power, keeping your system running in uncertain weather.

Radio Silence.
Most MPPT solar charge controllers broadcast Radio Frequency noise from the DC/DC conversion circuit. Unfiltered inputs and outputs waste energy and interfere with nearby or attached electronics. Genasun worked to eliminated RF emissions from our line of charge controllers. During third-party testing for FCC compliance, the test engineer asked us, “Is it on?” Mission accomplished.

No Fans. No Relays.
Fans get clogged with dust and dirt. Relays eventually stop switching. Genasun controllers use advanced electrical design that obsoletes these parts. With fewer moving parts to wear out, Genasun controllers outlast the competition.

Plug and Play, with Advanced Error Protections
We all make mistakes. People plug panels in backwards. Rodents chew through cables and cause short circuits. Stuff happens. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Advanced built-in electronic protections will instantly cut power to a short circuit. The controller will automatically test to see when the short is removed. Once it’s clear, normal operation will resume.

Fault Tolerance
Electronic reverse-battery protection.
Electronic reverse-panel protection.
Load short-circuit protection.
Load protected from reversed battery.

Genasun Logo

Founded in 2005 by a group of MIT engineers, the American Genasun sets the bar for mission-critical solar charge controllers and lithium battery systems. With über high-end, off-grid solar charge components and advanced lithium battery systems, Genasun’s robust product line has been deployed—and trusted—by scientific and military communities in all corners of the world, guaranteeing power where and when you need it most. Join our ZERO Home Bills Community.  BEST Products from the BEST Brands at the BEST Prices available in your market on ZEROhomebills.com delivered by Solaranna. 

Product Brochure

Product Selection Guide

Manual GV-5 

Datasheet GV-5 

Basic System Schematics GV-5-12V

If you have any questions please visit the manufacturer` FAQ

The GV-5 solar charge controllers carry a 10 year warranty on materials and workmanship. Genasun’s warranty does not cover damage due to abuse or operation beyond the rated specifications.