Solar Charge Controllers for Residential

Why Morningstar?

For over 20 years Morningstar has been supplying solar charge controllers to regulate batteries in off-grid residential applications. Morningstar controllers dissipate heat without using fans or other moving parts that are noisy and prone to failure. The following additional capabilities and features make Morningstar the ideal choice to regulate power in cabins, remote homes, and other off-grid dwellings:

  1. Auto recovery without fuses
  2. Wide operating temperatures
  3. Load control
  4. Reverse polarity
  5. Self-diagnostics
  6. Transient surge protection
  7. Email alerts
  8. Multi-stage battery charging
  9. Ease of installation

Please also check out accessories such as remote temperature sensors, meters, MeterBus adapters, Relay Drivers, and Din Rail clips by clicking here.

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Features & Benefits

  • Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) technology to extract every bit of electricity possible from the solar source, by converting extra voltage into useful amperage.
  • Morningstar MPPT controllers have industry-leading TrackStar technology on board for that purpose
  • Full programming to enable a high level of system customization. Faceplate mounted timer and test buttons allow for easy system/setting configuration for a variety of uses
  • Load and lighting control for easy integration in lighting systems. Dusk and Pre-dawn settings optimize usable lighting during high-use periods while minimizing power consumption during unoccupied periods.
  • Industry-leading technical support from a US-based company
  • Easy system integration with generator control
  • Standard serial and optional Ethernet capabilities
  • Remote access and control
  • Data logging to record charging/load Amp-hours and alarm/fault notifications
  • Full programming to enable a high level of system customization
  • Built-in communications and diagnostics capabilities
  • Temperature charging protection and advanced charging algorithms to protect expensive storage batteries, both lead-acid and advanced types including lithium. The dead battery recovery feature helps reduce system downtime
  • Designed for trouble-free operation in extreme temperature and weather conditions. Epoxy-encapsulated circuit boards and 60C ambient temperature ratings to handle harsh environments including tropical, coastal, and arid regions. Weatherized construction; no cooling fans to fail
  • Simple, out-of-the-box operation and easy installation
  • Safety features built-in, including alarm/fault notifications, miswiring protection, lightning protection