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Genasun GV-5-Pb-12V, 5A 12V MPPT Solar Charge Controller w/ LVD

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Mission-Critical Reliability

Genasun controllers are deployed to the most remote locations on earth. They endure years at sea, harsh Antarctic winters, freezing conditions in the upper atmosphere on solar powered airplanes, and in a few off-the-map locations. Made in the USA, each controller is put through complete electrical testing to ensure reliability. If you need mission-critical power, this is your controller.

Get the Ceramic Edge. Electrolytic-Free with 10 Year Warranty

Genasun’s Ceramic controllers set a new benchmark for reliability. Traditional controllers have components filled with fluid electrolytes that boil off over time, causing system failure. Genasun Solid Ceramic controllers have no fluid. They don’t wear out in the heat. Backed by an industry leading 10 year warranty, these controllers take reliability to a new level.

High-Speed MPPT: Always on Target

Not all Maximum Power Point Tracking controllers were created equal. Most use a sweep and sleep method that scans the entire voltage range every 30-60 seconds. That's okay for a clear day, but traditional controllers are constantly off target during changing cloud conditions – exactly when power is scarce and is needed the most. Genasun controllers adapt to changing light conditions 20 times every second. They are always on target, capturing every bit of available sunshine. Simply put, other controllers can't keep up.

Advanced Lithium Charging Algorithms

Our Lithium charging algorithms draw from nine years of experience building Lithium battery packs for harsh environments. We've worked with every chemistry, and have tailored charge profiles to help you get more capacity and cycle life from your battery pack.


Small, critically efficient, and cost-effective, the GV-5 gets more from every panel.

5A 12V MPPT Controller

  • 99.85% Peak Efficiency
  • Electrolytic-Free, Ceramic Capacitors
  • Doesn't wear out from heat
  • High-Speed MPPT
  • IP40
  • Advanced electronic protections
  • 10 Year Warranty



Maximum Recommended Panel Power: 65W

Rated Battery (Output) Current: 5A

Nominal Battery Voltage: 12V

Max Input Voltage: 27V

Recom. Max Panel Voc at STC: 22V

Minimum Battery Voltage for Operation: 7.2V

Trickle Charge to Recover Dead (OV) Battery: Yes

Maximum Input Short Circuit Current: 5A

Continuous Rated Load Current: 5A

Maximum Input Current**: 9A

Charge ProfileMulti-Stage with Temperature Compensation

Absorption Voltage: 14.2V

Absorption Time: 2 Hours

Float Voltage: 13.8V

Load (LVD) Disconnect/Reconnect Voltage11.4/12.5V

Battery Temperature Compensation-28mV/°C

Operating Temperature-40°C - 85°C

Maximum Full Power Ambient50°C

Electrical Efficiency96%-99.85% typical

Tracking Efficiency99% typical

MPPT Tracking Speed: 15Hz

Operating Consumption0.15mA(150uA)

Night Consumption:0.125mA(125uA)

Environmental ProtectionIP40 (Nickel-Plated Brass & Stainless Hardware)

Connection4-position terminal block for 12-30AWG wire

Weight: 2.8 oz, 80g

Dimensions4.3 x 2.2 x 0.9", 11 x 5.6 x 2.5 cm

Warranty: 10 years

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