150A Solar Watt Meter (includes bonus 2x anderson plugs)

SKU: PS-150A-WATTMETER
$44.00
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Overview


Watt & Power Meter for use with Solar Panels. (Now with Bonus x 2 extra Anderson Plugs)

Do you want to know exactly how much power your solar panel is producing? It's often been difficult to measure this without special equipment or expert knowledge. However, our Watt & Power Meter is a simple yet extremely handy device that gives a digital display of exactly how much charge your panels are actually producing.  This Watt Meter is easily installed and provides you with all the key ratings of your solar panels in real-time. This is a perfect companion to our range of Portable Solar Panels, but can be used with any type of solar panel setup. Installation is so easy as our Watt Meter has two Anderson plugs, and is installed in-line between your solar regulator and batteries/load. Simply connect the solar panel regulator's output to the labelled "source" side of the watt meter, and connect the battery/load cabling to the "load" side. Once there is power flowing through the Watt Meter, the device will initialise and show you a full range of ratings including:

  • Current (Amps/A) at the present moment
  • Voltage (Volts/V) at the present moment
  • Power (Watts/W) at the present moment
  • Total Amps (Amp hours/Ah) since device initialised
  • Total Power (Watt hours/Wh) since device initialised
  • Highest Voltage Maximum (Vm) since device initialised
  • Highest Power Peak (Watt Peak/Wp) since device initialised
  • Highest Current Peak (Amp Peak/Ap) since device initialised

Our Solar Watt Meter only requires a tiny 7mA draw to operate, so there will be no significant reduction in your power production during usage. This Watt Meter is especially useful to measure the power consumption of your 12volt fridge over time, say for a 24-hour period, as the fridge cycles on and off to maintain a set temperature. A Watt Meter can also be used to monitor the output of your solar panel over the course of a day. Aussie Batteries and Solar are experts in Watt Meters and ours have been custom assembled to include 50 Amp Anderson plugs, ideal for the 4WD and Camping and Caravanning enthusiast. The Anderson plugs are installed at our factory and you can leave them installed, or if you would like a modification give us a call and speak to us about installing a connector of your choice.  These Watt Meters can also be hard-wired into a vehicle or camper trailer. Why not speak to us about what configurations will work for you as we are happy to customise for your needs.

Reviews  


150A Solar Watt Meter (includes bonus 2x anderson plugs) has a rating of 4.37/5 based on 19 reviews.

150a solar watt meter

The watt meter comes in very handy checking my fridge amps/solar panel etc cheers.

on 6 June 2018

Great service

Great gadget well priced.

6 March 2018

Battery box and 130ah battery

Have fit battery and box in the back of my ute to run my frig .test battery with my frig run for 15 hours without being charge of solarpanel very happy

on 28 February 2018

150 amp solar watt meter

Great product. It gave me the information I was looking for.

on 14 February 2018

Happy - but....

The meter is great, but plastic screen protector makes reading the meter very difficult in most light conditions. I needed to remove (cut out) the plastic over the LCD panel to read the numbers, but now very happy!

on 15 January 2018

Helpful gadget.

A meter like this is great with solar cells. I have often moved my cells into a sunnier place when I have noticed the output from them has dropped. The display is hard to read in bright light but you get used to shading it.

on 10 January 2018

Solar watt meter

Found the watt meter works well but very difficult to read out in the day light. Would be ideal for inside a caravan.

on 29 October 2017

Watt meter

I very good unit only problem is hard to read in light

on 25 October 2017

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Specifications


150A Solar Watt Meter Specifications
Safe Operating Voltage 0V - 60V
Safe Operating Current 0 - 100A Intermitten
50A Continuous
Note: this assumed the device's writes are in free air, and attached to connections at or below temperature of 35C with adequate air flow. 100A operation time depends on ambient and wiring temperatures.
Nominal Operating Conditions 0C - 50C ambient air temperature, non condensing humidity
Note: Max temperature must be reduced at max current rating.
Measurement Update Period 400 mS
Data Queue Sequence Time 2 seconds
In Circuit Resistance 0.001 Ohms
Operation Current 7mA
Auxiliary Power Voltage 4.8V - 60V
eg. from a receiver battery
Dimensions Approx. 200mm L x 42mm W x 25mm D (including anderson plugs)
Approx. 85mmL x 42mmW x25mmD (only watt meter unit)
Weight Approx 130g
Display Screen 16 Character x 2 row STN LCD
Solar Watt Meter Measurement Parameters
Voltage 0 - 60V, 0.01V Resolution
Note: 0V min. w/auxiliary power, eg. a receiver battery. Otherwise, 4.0V
Current 0 - 150A peak, 0.01A Resolution
Note: 65A continuous
Power 0 - 9000W, 0.1W Resolution
Charge 0 - 65AH, 0.001Ah
Energy 0 - 9000Wh, 0.1Wh Resolution

Warranty


2 year general warranty - 2 year warranty - repair of replacement warranty for construction or components

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