Kilovault Plc – KiloVault® is dedicated to offering innovative and affordable renewable vitality options for residential and business functions.
KiloVault® design, market, and sell vitality storage and power conversion products based mostly on leading-edge technologies, that cut back the cost of entry for owners, and help reduce the impact of humanity on the environment.
KiloVault® has more than 20 years of experience designing renewable vitality techniques. Our founders and lead growth engineers have unique perception into the wants of the residential energy. This is simply their latest concept to help prospects store the solar, and save the planet.
Kilovault Plc – KiloVault® Solar Energy Storage products cover a variety of purposes, including Flexible Energy Storage, Wall-Mount Energy Storage, and Portable Emergency Power.
1. KiloVault HLX Series
KiloVault HLX-Series Deep- Cycle Lithium Batteries provide a configurable strategy to residential power storage needs. The HLX Series can be used individually or together for 12, 24, or 48-volt programs, with storage capacities starting from 150 Amp-hours to 1,200 Amp-hours.
KiloVault HLX Series Features:
- Flexible – Works in 12, 24, or 48V configurations
- Gives You More- You can use the full battery’s capacity, discharging it 100%
- Long-life- Even after discharging it utterly 2000 occasions, 80% of the capacity stays.
- Maintenance Free – No watering required, or cleansing of hazardous chemical compounds
- High Efficiency – Giving you up to 12% more use-able saved vitality
- Smart Investment – Lower price per watt-hour/cycle and a longer lifespan than lead batteries
- Safer – No thermal run-away points as with other lithium technologies
- Heavy Duty -Takes as much as 150A of steady charging/discharging current, assembly the powerful calls for of significant inverters and chargers
- 7.5 Year Warranty
KiloVault HLX Series Product Specifications:
|1200 HLX||1800 HLX||3600 HLX|
|Rated Voltage||12.8 V DC||12.8 V DC||12.8 V DC|
|Nominal Amp-Hour Capacity||100Ah||150Ah||300Ah|
|Continuous Discharge Current||100A||150Ah||150Ah|
|Maximum Discharge Current||100A||150Ah||200A for 30 min, 150A (continuous)|
|Max Charge Current||80A||150Ah||150Ah|
|Peak Discharge Current < 3 secs||350A||500A||500A|
|Length||12.5 in (318 mm)||19.1 in (485 mm)||20.5 in (520 mm)|
|Width||6.5 in (165 mm)||6.7 in (170 mm)||8.7 in (220 mm)|
|Height||8.5 in (215 mm)||9.4 in (240 mm)||10.6 in (269 mm)|
|Battery Weight||27 lbs (12.2 kg)||41.7 lbs (18.9kg)||84.4 lbs (38.3 kg)|
|Shipping Weight||30 lbs (13.6 kg)||45.2 lbs (20.5kg)||103.4 lbs (46.9 kg)|
KiloVault 1800 HLX
2. KiloVault RES-Q
KiloVault RES-Q Portable Emergency Power Unit includes a 1,200 Watt-Hour battery, charge controller, and inverter that may energy a refrigerator and charge cell phones. The KiloVault RES-Q is designed to be charged by photovoltaic panels, a backup generator, or normal 120 VAC energy, and can present as much as 1200Wh of emergency backup power.
KiloVault RES-Q Features:
- 1500W Pure Sinewave Inverter
- 1200Wh KiloVault Lithium Battery
- 25A Solar Charge Controller
- Built-in AC Charger
- Liquid Crystal Display Status
- 2x 120V Outlets
- 1x 12V Cigarette Lighter Adapter
- Lead Acid Battery Expansion Port
KiloVault RES-Q Specifications:
|Rated Energy Capacity (Watt Hours)||1280 Wh|
|DC Voltage Nominal||12.8V|
|Nominal Amp-Hour Capacity||100 Ah|
|Cycle Rating||2500+ cycles @ 80% Depth of Discharge|
|Minimum Charge Time||2.5 Hours|
|Charge Retention||1 Year (85%)|
|Integrated Inverter||1500W continuous output/120VAC pure sinewave/Slow start feature protects inverter from over-current draw|
|Maximum Charge Current||15A @ 12V from AC or DC circuitry|
|Maximum DC Output||20A|
|Operating Temperature||23 – 111°F (-5 – 45°C)|
|Surge Ratings||3000W (5ms), Soft Start (for short surges)|
|Environmental Rating||Indoor rated solely – not rated for wet, damp, snowy situations|
|Expansion Port for External Battery||We highly advocate utilizing an LFP battery (ie. KiloVault). The RES-Q completely discharges the exterior battery, down to 10.5V, before switching to the internal battery. Completely discharging a lead-acid battery will probably damage it and completely reduce its capacity.|
|Warranty||2 Year Limited|
|Length||18.9 in (480 mm)|
|Width||9.4 in (238 mm)|
|Height||15.7 in (400 mm)|
|Weight||61.7 lbs (28 kg)|
KiloVault RESQ 1500
KiloVault HLX Tips And FAQ
Is it good to insulate the KiloVault battery?
It’s the same with any sort of battery. Because batteries heat up when they charge, in the event you insulate the box they’re in, it’ll retain the heat higher and the batteries will keep hotter. But be certain to remove the insulation in the hot months, as overheated batteries may have a shorter life.
What is the most effective working and storage temperature for the KiloVault?
The optimum temperature range overall is 59 – 95°F (15 – 35°C). Full working temperatures should be larger than 32°F (O°C) and less than 133°F (45°C). Charging the battery beneath 32°F (0°C) will probably harm it.
What are the beneficial charge controller/inverter settings?
We extremely suggest setting the Bulk/Absorb voltage to *14.0V* for a 12V system (*28.0V* for 24V system, *56.0V* for 48V), float voltage of 13.8V (27.6V for 24V, 55.2V for 48V). Higher settings will reduce the *life* of the batteries. For the inverter low voltage cut-off we strongly recommend 12.0V *or increased* (24.0V, for 24V methods, 48.0V for 48V systems). Limit the length of the take in voltage interval to 2 minutes if the charger is greater than 100A, in any other case set to 5 minutes.
Are there any issues when wiring the batteries in parallel?
Yes – for the HLX series batteries, the utmost configuration is 4 parallel strings of 4 collection batteries (16). In addition, when including another parallel row of batteries to an present one, it is very important maintain all parallel sequence strings inside 0.2V of one another. Before including a new row of batteries to an existing one, charge all batteries to 100% first.
For the CHLX series batteries, a most of 4 batteries can be used in collection or parallel, but NOT both. The CHLX are programmed in order that when they’re in parallel or sequence if one gets cold sufficient to start heating, all the CHLX in sequence or parallel will start heating. This is to prevent extensively completely different energy draws and states of charge in the battery financial institution when some are heating and can’t charge, while others are heat sufficient to charge. As the communication between the CHLX occurs through the facility cables, if connected this fashion, this communication can’t take place.
Can I combine and match models or manufacturers?
No – this isn’t good follow with any battery financial institution.
Should I do an equalization charge on the batteries?
No- very similar to AGM batteries, an equalization charge could damage them by overcharging them.
Are the batteries shipped fully charged, or do I must charge them?
No – transport tips don’t permit deep cycle batteries to be absolutely charged throughout cargo. **Before you set the batteries into operation they need to ALL be charged to exactly the same voltage (choose a voltage between 14.0-14.4, V however ensure that they are *ALL* the same). This will make sure you begin with a fair charge across the battery bank. Suggested battery charger (cables not included with this charger however are available – use merchandise code ALTCC-6AWG-60RB). We do NOT suggest utilizing the Iota IQ-LIFE PO Smart Charger accessory to be used with KiloVault batteries as a result of the charge voltage is simply too excessive.
Can I do a continuing trickle charge on the batteries?
Storing the batteries with a relentless small trickle charge is not recommended. Unlike lead-acid batteries, lithium iron phosphate batteries self-consume power at such a low rate (0.020 amps or about 6 Watt-hours/day), the battery may be easily over-charged if put on a trickle charger. Over-charging the battery triggers the over-charge protection – shutting it down till the voltage goes down enough by itself. Once that happens the trickle charger would shortly increase the voltage up too high as soon as once more. As a consequence, the fixed biking of this circuitry will shorten the lifetime of the complete battery.
Is it unhealthy to overcharge or over-discharge the battery?
Yes, this can decrease the life of the battery. It’s advisable to by no means discharge or charge the battery to the purpose the place it has to close down to protect itself.
Kilovault Plc – I have been operating my new system with the KiloVault 3600 HLX for 2 weeks and it really works unbelievable. I’ve watched it put out 168 amps with no situation and solely a couple tenths drop in voltage whereas doing it and then immediately returns to the traditional 13. 3 volts.
I’ve seen it charge in a short time at 68 amps from my solar array. The solely issue I have had is that the BMS will put this battery on standby when my PV input matches the load on the battery… your entire system “pauses” causing the inverter to shut off, the charge controller goes to relaxation, or to alarm and the 12-volt system goes lifeless for a few seconds… Be suggested the battery can go on standby…