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Can more panels and batteries be added without need of another charge controller?
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NPower Complete 1800 Watt Wind Power Package - Wind Turbine, Batteries and PowerHub - A Northern Exclusive!

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NPower proves a complete 1800 watt wind power solution Now you can put the power of alternative energy to use with this complete wind power energy package. Capture, store and deliver the power you need for a variety of applications, including your home or cabin. Depending on your level of expertise, professional installation may be required for this item. Batteries qty. 2, Running Watts 1,400, Dimensions L x W x H in. Varies, Hardwired Yes, Flex Standby No, Modified Sine Wave Yes, Power Volts 12, Electrician Required Possibly, depending on expertise, Extended Run No, Amps 220, Standby Unit No, Solar Power Compatible Yes, Surge Watts 1,800, Automatic Switch Back Yes, Allows Backfeeding of Power No, Battery Type 12V, Alternative Power Collection Yes, Works With Gas Generator Yes, Run Time hrs. 220 Amp Hours, Rechargeable Battery Bank Yes. The Sunforce 600 Watt wind turbine is the ideal choice for off-grid power requirements. Charging begins at wind speeds as low as 4MPH, providing clean green battery charging. Industry leading multi layered braking mechanisms allow for confidence under high wind conditions. Includes MPPT maximum power point tracking charge controller, which optimizes power production. Aluminum alloy construction with nylon and fiberglass blades 52in. blade diameter. Optional tower mounting kit Item# 121072 is sold separately. 12V, 110Ah UPG AGM absorbed glass mat batteries are shock-resistant and maintenance-free, producing higher cranking amps, extremely low 1-3 self-discharge rate and greater vibration resistance. Non-hazardous, non-spillable battery design requires no water additions and rugged construction withstands harsh conditions. Two batteries included in this offer, providing a 12V, 220Ah system. The Xantrex PowerHub 1800 is an ideal power solution, with advanced technology that lets user harvest energy from multiple power sources and convert it to AC power. Combines an inverter/charger with batteries that can store up to 400Ah of energy. Can be hardwired into a home's AC power system or devices can plug into 4 AC receptacles on the PowerHub. Automatic transfer switch ensures seamless transfer of your electrical loads to its backup batteries. Modular design allows user to add more battery capacity to extend backup power access for longer periods of time. 20in.L x 14in.W x 14in.H. Once your system is in place, you can expand it further with additional solar panels, wind turbine or portable generator, depending on your needs.
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Questions & Answers for NPower Complete 1800 Watt Wind Power Package - Wind Turbine, Batteries and PowerHub - A Northern Exclusive!

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Does it have a disconnect/shut off if the grid goes down so it will not power the grid?

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The unit does come complete with a built in transfer switch allowing the unit to automatically shut off or disconnect.
 
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do all the connection cables come with this package?

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Cable is not included. The recommended cables are listed below. Please see item #'s 462011 or 462008.
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can this be grid tied

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If this is being used to power your home, it can be tied to the grid. It can not be used to sell power back to the electric company.
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What is the maximum distance allowed between wind turbine and power hub?

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The size of the cable connecting the PoweHub to the wind turbine would be the main concern as to distance between the two. By your electrician checking the NEC code, you will be able to determine the correct size of cable to use for maximum performance.
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Can this wind turbine be mounted on the roof?

If yes, how much vibration does it cause?
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This NPower complete power package is intended to be used as a freestanding unit.

The manufacturer does not recommend or supply a mounting system for roof tops, it will vibrate at high wind speeds.
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What kind of mounting kit comes with the system?

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The mounting kit for this NPower complete wind power package is sold separately, please see below..
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When you add solar panels are there any other controllers that need to be added

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Yes, charge controller(s) would need to be added if expanding the system to include solar panels. If using crystalline panels, you would need 1 amp of charge controller to every 15 watts of panels. For example, a 150 watt panel would require a minimum of a 10 amp charge controller. See links below for a few we sell.
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Overspeed conditions

If a strong storm system moves through the area, is this turbine protected from overspeed (brakes, dump load, etc)?
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The included Wind Turbine does feature over speed protection braking system which starts at 1300 RPM. Should you expect or experience winds of 150MPH upwards, please turn off the MPPT controller which will in turn manually apply the braking system to protect from any over spin. Once the Turbine has stopped it is possible to lay down the Tower to offer further protection.
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Can multiple packages be installed together?

For example, could two complete turbine packages be installed with outputs combined in parallel to create a 3.6kW (2.4kW continous) output, and with each system outfitted with two battery boxes providing a total of 8 batteries in the overall system?
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You would not be able to tie two power hubs together. You can add additional solar panels, batteries and wind turbines to give you quicker charging on the batteries and to give it longer run time.
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will i need a charge controller with this package

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The NPower WInd Power Package does include a MPPT charge controller with the system.
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