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electrical:solar:tracer-old [2017/09/30 06:58] (current)
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 +====== Previous Tracer models ======
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 +==== RN series ====
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 +{{ https://​images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/​images/​I/​31b4GMTC0ML._AC_US218_.jpg}}
 +The first affordable MPPT controller was the **Tracer RN series**: ​ 1215RN was 10A, 2215RN was 20A, etc.  It hit the market around 2014.  Max input voltage on this series is 150V and would work with 12v/24v banks. ​
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 +Configuration is limited to battery type, battery Ah, and LOAD timer((https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=TTEyQrNZ3e4)) and requires MT-5 display or RS-232 adapter.((https://​github.com/​kasbert/​epsolar-tracer) ​ [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=TTEyQrNZ3e4|youtube video of configuration]]
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 +Comms use the [[https://​dl.dropboxusercontent.com/​s/​ftb7lxmp9030u7b/​Protocoll-Trcaer-MT-5%EF%BC%88111213%EF%BC%89%281%29.pdf?​dl=1&​token_hash=AAHvuNfsGRew40X7TqT7XzKpcc6WzkL92hEiv7ej-xv0pA|MT-5 protocol]] (pdf). ​ [[https://​github.com/​xxv/​tracer|Open source software]] is available.
 +
 +==== eTracer N series ====
 +{{http://​www.epsolarpv.com/​en/​uploads/​news/​201311/​1383794151948737.jpg }}
 +Around the time of the RN [[http://​www.epsolarpv.com/​en/​index.php/​Product/​pro_content/​id/​498/​am_id/​136|EpSolar]] released the [[http://​forums.whirlpool.net.au/​archive/​2191919|eTracer]] which had no LOAD control but did have some configurable setpoints and an internal webserver.
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 +[[http://​imagizer.imageshack.us/​a/​img560/​3808/​bqo9.jpg|Teardown pic]]
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 +[[http://​www.epsolarpv.com/​en/​uploads/​news/​201311/​1383794723784755.pdf|manual]]
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