November 15, 2019

Can I use a solar simulator rather than PV modules with a Phocos controller?

Do NOT use a solar simulator with a PWM controller. They are extremely likely to break PWM controllers. This is not covered under warranty. Solar simulators were designed for MPPT controllers only. Some solar simulators may not be compatible with Phocos MPPT controllers. Contact Phocos tech support if you have

November 15, 2019

Can I use a power supply rather than PV modules to charge a battery with a Phocos controller?

No. There is a very high likelihood of breaking the controller, power supply, or both. This is not covered under warranty. Phocos controllers are designed for use with PV modules only.

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