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Morningstar 12v 6 Amp SunSaver Solar Charge Controller - SS-6L-12V

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Product InformationStore Part Number: SS-6L-12V


The SunSaver 6 is a high quality, extremely reliable but economically priced charge controller from Morningstar. Offering features such as their advanced PWM pulse charging algorithm, selectable battery type and temperature compensation. The Morningstar SunSaver SS-6-12V-LVD has a Load Low Voltage Disconnect which prevents the battery from being discharged via the Load section when the voltage reaches 11.5 volts. Once the Load Low Voltage Disconnect has been enabled, the Load section will not reconnect till the battery voltage has risen to 12.6 volts.

Since its first market introduction in 1996, over 1 million SunSaver controllers have been installed in over 73 countries for numerous solar power systems including oil/gas, telecom and instrumentation, marine and boating, and remote homes. Morningstar has retained much of their legacy design by designing the controller with the same ratings, footprint and simple user interface, and have added several new and advanced high value features.


  • Failure rate of less than 1 per 1,000 shipped (<0.1%)
  • 100% solid state. Power MOSFET design
  • Manufactured in an ISO 9000 factory
  • 100% pre-shipment functional testing
  • Advanced PWM charging
  • Series design (not shunt) for cool operation
  • 4-stage charging: bulk, absorption, float, equalize
  • Optimized sealed or flooded battery set points
  • Temperature compensated charging
  • Low voltage load disconnect
  • Temperature rating of –40°C to +60°C
  • Epoxy encapsulation for protection against humidity and dust ingress
  • Corrosion protection: marine rated terminals and anodized aluminum case
  • Certified for use in hazardous locations
  • Factory pre-sets result in no required install settings
  • Electronic protections prevent damage from wiring mistakes
  • Fully automatic operation and fault recovery
  • LED’s display extensive information about status, faults and battery condition
  • Five Year Warranty


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Tech Specs

  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 6 x 2.2 x 1.3 in
  • Weight: 0.5 lb
  • Shipping Weight: 2.0 lb
  • System Voltage: 12 V
  • Min Battery Voltage: 6-15 V
  • Regulation Voltage (Sealed): 14.1 V
  • Regulation Voltage (Flooded): 14.4 V
  • Load Disconnect: 11.5 V
  • Load Reconnect: 12.6 V
  • Max Solar Voltage: 30 V
  • Self-Consumption: <8 mA
  • Voltage Accuracy: 1.0 %
  • Transient Surge Protection: 1500 W per connection
  • Wire size: 5 mm² / #10 AWG
  • Model: SS6L-12V
  • Manufacturer: Morning Star
  • Working Temperature: -40° F to +140° F (-40° C to 60° C)
  • Humidity: 100% non-condensing
  • Enclosure: IP10 (Indoor)
  • Protections (Solar & Load): short circuit, over-current, reverse polarity, high temperature, high voltage
  • Battery Protection: High Voltage, reverse polarity, high temperature
  • Charging Method: 4 Stage Series PWM
  • Charging Stages: Bulk, Absorption, Float, Equalize (flooded battery type only)
  • Temperature Compensation: Coefficient: -30 mV/°C, Range: -30° C to +60° C, Set Points: (Absorption, float, equalize)
  • Regulatory Approval: ETL Listed to UL 1741 (with terminal cover), CE, RoHS
  • Hazardous Locations: ISA 12.12.01 Nonincendive Electrical Equipment for Use in Class I, Division 2 Hazardous (Classified) Locations, Groups
  • A,B,C,D. 2007/04/12. CSA C22.2#213 Non-Incendive Electrical Equipment for Use in Class I, Division 2 Hazardous Locations. 1987/01/03. :
  • EMC Directives: Immunity: EN61000-6-2:1999. Emissions: EN55022:1994 with A1 and A3 Class B1. Safety: EN60335-1 and EN60335-2-29 (battery chargers)
  • Warranty: 5 Year
  • Manufacturer Part #: SS6L-12V

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