Rover 30 Amp MPPT Solar Charge Controller

Rover 30 Amp MPPT Solar Charge Controller
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SKU: RNG-CTRL-RVR30-CA
CAD $159.99 CAD $121.99
Bluetooth Module *

Availability:

CA stock, usually ships in 1 to 3 business days.

 

Description

The Renogy 30A Rover MPPT Charge Controller is the most efficient type of charge controller. With up to 99% tracking efficiency, the Rover ensures maximum power point solar charging that gets more energy to your battery bank. Capable of automatically detecting 12V/24V lead acid battery systems, this crucial component is preset to also work with Gel, Flooded (wet cell), Sealed, and even Lithium batteries. When paired with the Renogy BT-1 Module and DC Home app you can view system performance in real-time and make parameter changes without having to get up!

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Key Features

Innovative MPPT Design
  • Die-cast aluminium design ensuring excellent heat dissipation and Renogy Maximum Power Point Tracking technology with a high tracking efficiency of up to 99% and peak conversion efficiency of 98%. It is the best charging solution even in cloudy environments where the max power point of the solar panels will fluctuate all day.
12V/24V Automatically Detect
  • Automatically detects 12V or 24V DC system voltages, and the LCD screen and multiple LED indicators display the solar charging and battery operation information, customizable parameters, and error codes.
Full System Protection
  • Meant to safeguard your system, the self-diagnostic capability can assess and protect against reverse polarity, battery overcharging, battery over-discharging, overload, short-circuiting, and reverse current.
4-Stage Safely Charging
  • Features 4-stage charging (Bulk, Absorption, Float, and Equalization) of Lead Acid Batteries and 2-stage charging (Bulk and Absorption) for Lithiuim batteries as well as Lithium Reactivation.
Diverse Load Control
  • Connect DC appliances directly to the optional Load Terminals and monitor consumption or set up timer controls directly from the controller.
Remote Monitoring
  • RS232 communication port allows the Renogy Rover to communicate with the Renogy BT-1 Bluetooth module that will enable you to monitor the status and productivity of your panels through the Renogy DC Home App.

Package Includes

Rover Li 30 Amp MPPT Charge Controller

Rover Li 30 Amp MPPT Charge Controller

1 x

 

Remote Temperature Sensor

Remote Temperature Sensor

1 x

 

Mounting Brackets

Mounting Brackets

4 x

 

Bluetooth Module BT-1

Bluetooth Module BT-1

1 x

 

RENOGY ROVER 30 AMP MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER (RNG-CTRL-RVR30)  
Electrical Parameters:  
Nominal System Voltage: 12/24V Auto-Detect
Rated Charge Current: 30A
Max. PV Input Voltage: 100 VDC
Max. PV Input Power: 12V/400W, 24V/800W
Power Consumption: < 100mA/12V; < 58mA/24V
Max Battery Voltage: 32V
Ground Type: Positive
Electrical Protection: Overcharging, over-discharging, overload, and short circuit.Capable of charging over-discharged lithium batteries.
Mechanical Specifications:  
Dimensions: 210 x 151 x 59.5 mm; 8.27 x 5.94 x 2.34 in
Weight: 1.4kg / 3.08 lb
Max. Terminals Size: 8 AWG 10mm2
Environmental Data:  
Protection Level IP32
Operating Temperature Range -35°C to 45°C; -31°F to 113°F
Storage Temperature Range -35°C to 75°C; -31°F to 167°F
Operating / Storage Humidity ≤ 90%, No Condensation
Temperature Compensation -3mV/°C/2V
Accessories:  
Temperature Sensor 9.8ft cable length
RENOGY BT-1 BLUETOOTH MODULE (RCM-BT1)  
Compatibility:  
Compatible PWM Charge Controller RNG-CTRL-WND10,RNG-CTRL-WND30-LI,RNG-CTRL-ADV30-LI
Compatible MPPT Charge Controller RNG-CTRL-RVR20,RNG-CTRL-RVR30,RNG-CTRL-RVR40,RNG-CTRL-RVR60,RNG-CTRL-RVR100
Compatible App Renogy DC Home App available in both the App Store and Google Play
Mechanical Specifications:  
Communication Range ≤82ft (25m)
Cable Length 16.4 ft (5.00m )
Dimensions 2.65 X 1.38 X 0.55 in (67.3 X 35 X 14 mm)
Weight 4.58oz (130g )
Operation Temperature -4°F to 185°F ('-20℃~85℃)
Operation Specifications:  
Communication Protocol RS232
Port Type RJ12
Input Voltage 5V
Protection Grade IP54
Standby Power Consumption 0.04W
Operating Power Consumption 0.05W
Serial Baud Rate Fixed Baud Rate 9600bps
 

Warranty Information

Material and workmanship warranty 1 Year
 

Certification

1.In what order do I connect my system?
 
The off-grid solar system includes the solar panels, charge controller, batteries, inverter, Bluetooth module, and wirings.
First, the battery should be hooked up to the charge controller with tray cables. Second, then connect your solar panel to your charge controller with adaptor kits.
2. What type of protection does the Rover MPPT Charge Controller have?
 
Battery Protection: Battery Over Discharge protection , Battery Over Voltage protection, Battery Reverse Polarity protection
Load Protection: Load Overload protection, Load Short Circuit protection, Controller Overheating protection
PV Protection: PV Over Current Protection , PV Short Circuit protection , PV Reverse Polarity protection, Battery overheating protection
3. What are the Positive ground and negative ground charge controllers?
 
In charge controllers, positive ground or negative ground refers to how the controller is wired internally. Positive ground means all the positives are hard-wired together, and the internal switching happens on the negatives. The negative ground is the opposite. It doesn't matter as long as your solar +/- runs to the charge controller and isn't grounded anywhere else.
4. Does the Rover 30A MPPT charge controller have a built in 30A fuse for the rated 30A load output?
 
No. Please always add an external fuse between the charge controller and batteries. To determine the fuse size needed between the charge controller and battery bank, you can match the amperage rating on the charge controller. For instance, if you have one of our 30Amp charge controllers, we recommend using a 30Amp fuse.
5. How many watts can Renogy Rover 30 amp charge controller handle?
 
The Rover MPPT charge controller can work with standard off-grid 12/24V solar panels with high voltage or multiple panels with voltage up to 100V.  And the maximum combined input solar power is 400W for a 12V battery system or 80W for a 24V system. In particular, this controller will significantly increase the efficiency of a solar system where the solar panel voltage is much higher than the battery voltage.
6. What is a Solar Charge Controller and what is MPPT?
 
The Charge Controller takes the power made by the solar panels and transform the ‘solar panel power’ into a form of power that the batteries can use. MPPT stands for Maximum Power Point Tracking, and it relates to the solar cell itself. Each solar cell has a point at which the current (I) and voltage (V) output from the cell result in the maximum power output of the cell. MPPT ensures that you get the most power possible from your solar panels at any point in time. It is particularly effective during low light level conditions.
7. What does 30A on MPPT charge controller mean?
 
30A represents the max amount of amps the controller can output going INTO THE BATTERIES.
8. What are the advantages of Renogy MPPT technology?
 
Renogy Rover series solar charge controller uses the most advanced Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) technology to track solar panels' maximum power voltage point as it varies depending on sunlight exposure and temperature. This technology ensures the maximum efficiency of your solar system and significantly outperforms standard PWM solar controllers. Another benefit of MPPT technology is the wide solar input voltage range. This controller can work with standard off-grid 12/24V solar panels and with high voltage or multiple panels with voltage up to 100V.
More questions about your off-grid power system? Learn more from Renogy Learning Center!
 
CE YES
FCC Class B Part 15 Compliant YES
 
Renogy Rover  MPPT Solar Charge Controller
 

Reviews Hide Reviews

Review of this device 30a Rover li

Gallaxial on Jan 15th 2022

So Simple , it does a Great Job , just set the Right BATTeries type and it Does the job

So far so good!

M Miller on Nov 2nd 2021

I got my first of these in May and it's worked well on my small system on a remote cabin. I added a second panel with a different alignment and so added another one of these to optimize the charging and to ensure the batteries stay charged through the winter. So far so good on these economical and effect charge controllers.

Really good unit

Mark H on Oct 14th 2021

Installed in my travel trailer and am very happy with it.

Way better then Victron !

David Forget on Oct 3rd 2021

Solar charger is amazing, easy to setup. Connection to monoring app is better than Victron at half the price.

30a Charge controller

Rob on Aug 19th 2021

Been working great since i installed it, i like the fact i can hook direct to my 24V solar panel and it automatically converts it to 12v so saved me having to buy a converter. Only thing i wish was better is the bluetooth dongle, the range is a lil low and it sometimes dont like to connect to my phone. But all in all i will possibly be buying another when i add a second panel.

Used for 2 months

Mark on Sep 4th 2020

Works as stated, easy to following instructions and solar knowledge in the manula and overall a great charge controller. Be sure to keep the documents for referencing error codes