Overloading a C60
I am considering an experiment with a C60 with the intention of getting the maximum usage out of the controller during the day. I will be using 8 panels with a total Ipm of 60.8 amps. As I understand it, the only thing that will kill a pwm unit is overheating. I plan on monitoring the controller remotely to observe the temps and current input to determine if I am getting close to harming the unit. If I see the unit gets close to the danger point too often I plan on hooking up a relay on one of the panels to reduce the output of the array. The array is totally parallel in configuration so dropping one panel out does not compromise the system. This is for an off grid situation so I am not concerned with code compliance. Xantrex claims their units will run max rating 100% of the time. My goal is to get full use out of the controller so as to minimize the number of controllers used in a future system. Does anyone out there see any problems I will encounter?
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