Morningstar’s Essential Series™ is a line of Morningstar controllers based on the Professional Series, but with features catering to smaller residential or recreational projects rather than industrial/commercial systems that might require special certifications or data communications capabilities. In effect, Essentials is a Morningstar consumer or (do‐it‐yourselfer) line. It provides access to Morningstar quality and technology in more price‐sensitive projects.  The Essential Series is not offered in the US and Canada, and its products have a 2 year warranty. Below are the solar charge controller products belonging to the Essential Series:

To see a side-by-side comparison of the Essential Series and Morningstar’s Professional Series, click here.