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Morningstar TriStar Digital Meter for TriStar Solar Charge Controllers


The third generation SunSaver charge controllers now have a bi-color Charging Status LED on the left side of the controller. Morningstar has also added a third LED for battery state of charge indication (Green, Yellow, Red). Each new generation SunSaver also includes a plastic terminal cover for UL certified installations. The Morningstar SunSaver controllers are uniquely qualified for use in oil and gas installations. Each product version has been certified and reaffirmed by an independent laboratory.

Controller Features:

  • 4 stage series PWM charging
  • Overload, short-circuit, high voltage protections
  • Designed for harsh environments
    • Epoxy encapsulation
    • Marine rated terminals
    • Anodized aluminum case
  • LEDs display extensive information about faults, status, and battery condition
  • Extremely high reliability
  • 5 Year Warranty

Electrical Specifications:

  • Max Solar Current: 10 Amps
  • Max Load Current: 10 Amps
  • System Voltage: 12 Volts
  • Minimum Battery Voltage: 1 Volt
  • Regulation Voltage: 12 Volts
    • Sealed Battery: 14.1 Volts
    • Flooded Battery: 14.4 Volts
  • Max Solar Input Voltage: 30 Volts
  • Self-Consumption: <8mA

Mechanical Specifications:

  • Wire Size: 5 mm² / #10 AWG
  • Weight (unpacked): 0.23 kg / 8 oz
  • Dimensions: 15.2 x 5.5 x 3.4 cm / 6.0 x 2.2 x 1.3 in


  • How to Connect Multiple Charge Controllers to a Battery Bank
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