Model: 2500 Series     Trace inverters / chargers: 2500 Series

For Homes, Boats or RV's

2,500 Watts of continuous power. Many inverters products "rated power" for only 15 to 30 minutes. Trace's 2500 Series inverters are certified by ETL Testing Laboratories to products 2,500 watts continuously. They also conserve battery energy by consuming only 1/3 watt under no-load conditions, and by running at 85% to 96% efficient for any load over 50 watts.

The convenience of automatic operation. Combination inverter/charger (StandBy) models include a built-in battery charger and automatic mode switching that provide true "set it and forget it" operation. These units sense the availability of AC from any source (shore power, generator or grid), and automatically switch to battery charger mode. When AC is no longer available, they switch back to battery power (inverter mode) in less than 40 milliseconds. Best of all, you don't lift a finger!

Maximum battery performance. The powerful and advanced multi-stage battery charger built into StandBy models ensures rapid and complete charging without the risk of over-charging. Easily adjustable controls allow you to tailor the charge program to your battery type and bank size. Battery charge can be maintained indefinitely without the electrolyte "boil-off" problems inherent to ordinary chargers. All modules feature "smart" protection circuitry that frees all the energy your battery bank can safely deliver, but shuts down the inverter if your battery approaches dangerous discharge levels.

Certified for residential, commercial installation and photovoltaic power systems. The independent, nationally recognized testing labs of ETL have certified the 2500 Series to Underwriter Laboratories' specification of UL1778 and UL1741, so you can easily comply with National Electric Code (NEC) requirements.

Certified for RV installation. All 12- and 24-volt 2500 Series inverters are ETL certified to UL458 for RV installation, and meet Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) guidelines.

Certified for marine installation. Trace also offers a marine 2500 (in the U.S. only) that meets American Boat and Yacht Council standards and is ETL certified to UL1236 for marine installation. The 2500M comes standard with all features of the 2500, plus a built-in battery charger, four-function digital meter, and neutral switching circuitry. Neutral switching follows ABYC standards in providing maximum protection from electrical hazards unique to the marine environment, whether operating from shore, generator or battery power.

Options make Trace inverters more flexible. Trace's Stacking Interface (SIB) enable two inverters to operate as one for up to 5,000 watts of continuous power, 12,000 watts of surge, and battery charging that's twice as fast. A Remote Control Panel (RC-2000) may be dash-mounted up to 50 feet away, and has a digital readout of battery voltage, charge rate (amps), and the AC source's line frequency (hertz) and peak voltage. An on/off remote control (RC2) allows the inverter to be monitored and controlled from up to 50 feet away.

Specifications:
2512 2624 2232 2536 2548
Continuos Power * 2500 Watts 2600 Watts 2200 Watts 2500 Watts 2500 Watts
Surge Power ** 8000 Watts 8000 Watts 6500 Watts 8000 Watts 8000 Watts
Efficiency 96% peak - greater than 85% from 50 watts to rated output.
No Load Current
   - Search Mode 0.030 amps 0.018 amps 0.016 amps 0.014 amps 0.012 amps
   - Full Voltage 0.60 amps 0.36 amps 0.32 amps 0.28 amps 0.24 amps
Nominal Input Voltage 12VDC 24VDC 32 VDC 36VDC 48VDC
Input Voltage Range 8.8 - 15.6 14.9 - 30.7 19.9 - 42.9 19.9 - 47.0 22.4 - 62.6
Nominal Output Range 120 VAC (100, 220, 230, 240 VAC - 50 or 60 Hz models also available)
Voltage Regulation +/- 2% RMS
Frequency Regulation - 60 Hz +- 0.04% RMS
Waveform Modified Sine Waveform
Power Factor -1 to 1
Stacking Option Available Yes
Load Sensing Sensitivity 50 to 80 Watts
Inverter Protection Circuits
   with Auto Reset High battery, low battery, high temperature, instantaneous
over-current with linear temp compensation.
   with Manual Reset Extended over-current (more than 20 seconds), inverter output
connected to grid or genset.
Battery Protection Circuit Load compensated, "smart" overdischarge protection.
Cooling Thermally activated AC fan
Dimensions (H x W x D) 9.5 x 11.5 x 13.5 (inches)
Weight: Product weight: 42 - 44 lbs.    Ship weight: 47-49 lbs.
Warranty 2 year parts and labor
Other Voltage/frequency specs for export are as follows: (Example 2512 NE)
     /A = 240VAC/50Hz     /NE = 220VAC/50Hz     /J = 100VAC/50 Hz     /K = 100VAC/60Hz
     /W = 220VAC/60Hz    /E = 230VAC/50Hz       /U = 240VAC/60Hz      (Two wire output only)

Battery Charger (StandBy Option) ***
Automatic Transfer Relay 30 amp/1HP - switches from inverter to battery charger with 10 second
delay for generator spinup.
Maximum Charge Rate 120 amps 60 amps 45 amps 40 amps 30 amps
Battery Charger Program Three Stage: (1) Bulk, (2) Absorption & (3) Float
Bulk Stage 0 - 120 amps 0 - 60 amps 0 - 45 amps 0 - 40 amps 0 - 30 amps
Absorption Stage - VDC 14.1 - 14.7 28.2 - 29.4 37.6 - 39.2 42.3 - 44.1 56.4 - 58.8
Float / Maintain Stage - VDC 12.8 - 13.5 25.8 - 27.0 34.4 - 36.0 38.7 - 40.5 51.6 - 54.0
Transfer to Float 0 - 20 amps 0 - 10 amps 0 - 7.5 amps 0 - 6.7 amps 0 - 5 amps
Temp Compensation Manual adjustment from 20° to 100° Fahrenheit
Equalize Function - VDC 15.5 - 16.1 31.0 - 32.2 41.3 - 42.9 46.5 - 48.3 62.0 - 64.4
Safety Timer Limits times spent in Bult or Equalize Mode -- Adjustable 2 to 20 hours

*       
All power specifications based on 20C ambient and resistive loads
**     Largest bank of incandescent light bulbs that inverter can start simultaneously and operate for at
         least one minute.
***    Marine / RV models (/M) standard with battery charger, digital meter and polarized AC output.
****   Specifications may change without notice.
NOTE:  All Trace inverter / chargers can be made in export voltage configurations.

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