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olddawgsrule
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Posted - April 19 2014 :  12:52:08  Show Profile  Visit olddawgsrule's Homepage Send olddawgsrule a Private Message  Reply with Quote
My charge controller seems to have gone down.
I woke last night to the genie 'Free-wheeling'..

My manufacturer suggests:
If controller experiences failure, you must short-circuit the wind
generator immediately by crossing out 3 AC wires using a breaker switch to prevent freewheeling.


Connecting all 3 wires?
Is this really what I want to do?
Am I mis-understanding what they're saying?

Voltage test shows power from each leg.
Nothing shown on my controller.
Fuses are good..

Basic info:
3 Phase AC wind genie
Up and running well for 3 years (give or take)





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'Teach me something new'!

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Posted - April 19 2014 :  13:56:59  Show Profile Send 49er a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi ODR

Yes short out all 3 leads. Get a big one from Missouri wind there's are 90 amps I think

Doug
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