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West Mountain Radio Epic PWRgate Horizontal 12V Backup Power System
  • $189.99
  • Out of stock
  • SKU: Epic-H-PWRgate

West Mountain Radio Epic PWRgate Horizontal 12V Backup Power System

West Mountain Radio's 3rd generation power gate product. A true solid state 40A backup power system. Connected loads will instantly switch to battery during an outage or power supply failure. Charges Gel, AGM and Lithium battery types. Optional direct solar input for battery charging. New Horizontal version allows for better cable management. Read Full Description
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SKU: Epic-H-PWRgate
  • Epic PWRgate is a 12 volt backup power system rated at 40 amperes continuous from either a Power Supply or a Battery.
  • Connected equipment will instantly switch to battery during a power blackout or power supply failure.
  • Low loss PWRgate provides forward voltage drop of only 0.05 volts.
  • USB port access to monitor system or to change charge parameters.
  • Program for specific battery types.
  • Supports smart charging of either Lead Acid or Li-Ion battery charging up to 10A.
  • Optional direct solar panel input for battery charging (all chemistries). Solar panel VOC must be <= 30V.
  • Can be programmed for vehicle use to suspend charging when the alternator is off.
  • Complete LED status indicators.
  • Battery charge suspend button to eliminate current draw or charger noise for 30 minutes.
  • Optional temperature probe to control charging based on battery temperature.
  • Solid, durable construction in an aluminum case. Includes mounting holes for convenient and secure use in mobile units.
  • Uses Anderson Powerpole connectors.
  • Includes: Epic PWRgate Unit, USB-micro Cable, (4) Retention Clips, Owners Manual, Reference Card
  • Maximum Voltage: PS 16V / Solar 30V
  • Maximum Current: 40 Amperes
  • Voltage Drop: 0.05VDC
  • Connectors: Anderson Powerpole, 40A
  • Connector Configuration: Horizontal Mounted (allows for better cable management) 
  • Size: 4.5 x 3.375 x 1.25 in
  • Weight: 0.35 lbs
  • Mounting Holes: Four - 0.175 d, #8 hardware
 Lead AcidAGMLiFePO4
Charge Voltage13.8514.414.6
Charge Current1, 5 or 10 amps1, 5, 10 amps1, 5, 10 amps
Stop Charge Current0.5V0.25V0.25V
Trickle Charge0.15V0.15V0V
Recharge Voltage12.2V12.2V12.8V
Max Charge Time25 hrs25 hrs25 hrs
Retry Time4 hrs4 hrs4 hrs
ChemistryLead AcidAGMLiFePO4
Min PS Volts13.0V13.0V13.0V
Lowest Temp (F)0035
Highest Temp (F)120120110
Use Temp for ChargeYesYesNo
Customer Reviews
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I’m running a Miady 16ah lifepo4 inside a PWRbox along with this controller.  I added another panelpole to the box (for inputs) so that I can charge the battery using my powersupply or solar panel.

I added the low temp probe and had to program a few parameters via usb.  The auto switching works like a champ.  Low temp cutoff works perfectly as well.

This is my primary shack power solution that is also portable.  Good stuff.

A few cons is the solar charge is limited to 30v and the powerpole connections seem to strain against 12g wiring bends when closing my box.  Hopefully the latter is a non-issue.
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