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ProStar MPPT Dip Switch Settings

February 5, 2016

Dip switch settings to configure battery charging, system voltage, and load/lighting parameters are included in the ProStar MPPT Operator’s Manual.  But in the event that you don’t have a manual […]

ProStar MPPT Is Included In Solar Power World’s 2015 Top Solar Products

January 8, 2016

Each year Solar Power World recognizes and provides details about the top solar products on the market.  It was recently announced that Morningstar’s new Prostar MPPT solar charge controller made […]

Morningstar Controller Enables Backup Power in the Caribbean

December 29, 2015

Morningstar’s TriStar MPPT 600V Solar Controller with DC Transfer Switch has been deployed successfully to retrofit an existing grid-tied solar system with battery backup in Barbados. Future Energy Caribbean, a […]

Configuring Settings From The Controller’s Meter Interface

November 17, 2015

Most people are used to connecting to a computer in order to configure a controller’s charge settings. But with the ProStar MPPT™ controller, configurations can be changed in the field […]

Morningstar Launches New ProStar MPPT Solar Charge Controller

October 22, 2015

Morningstar is pleased to announce the release of its new ProStar MPPT™ solar charge controller with detailed battery programming options that support the latest Lithium, Nickel Cadmium, and Lead Acid […]

Can Morningstar Solar Charge Controllers Charge Lithium Batteries?

October 21, 2015

There have been a number of questions recently about whether Morningstar controllers can be used for solar charging lithium batteries in off-grid solar applications.  Morningstar’s TriStar MPPT, TriStar (PWM), ProStar […]

Changing The Controller’s Dip Switch Settings

October 13, 2015

A question came in recently about whether the dip switch settings on Morningstar controllers can be changed while the controller is powered ON.  The answer is: No, you should turn off […]

Tesla Powerwall and the TriStar MPPT 600V Charge Controller

August 18, 2015

Although Morningstar MPPT controllers are capable of charging a lower voltage battery from a higher voltage battery, at this time, no information is available concerning the use of a TriStar […]

Morningstar Corporation is an ees AWARD 2015 Finalist at Intersolar Europe

April 28, 2015

Morningstar’s grid-tied battery backup application of the Tristar MPPT 600V Controller with DC Transfer Switch was selected as a finalist for the ees AWARD 2015.  The TriStar MPPT 600V Controller […]