UCM- Universal Communication Module

Provides for remote access of IPN Based charge controllers and displays.

  • HTTP web site for data view, parameter setup and data file download
  • Periodic HTTP data upload
  • 128 days data-logging available as downloadable Excel file
  • Compatibility with Blue Sky Charge controllers, IPN network and IPN remote display
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The Universal Communications Module (UCM) provides a full-featured communications gateway between your Blue Sky Energy IPN Network and the web. If you have a single IPN compatible charge controller or are operating a full, eight controller network, the UCM helps you monitor your system from anywhere. The UCM provides interfaces for RS485 and TCP/IP Ethernet communication based on Modbus protocol. A built-in HTTP web server allows users to view data and set system parameters via their browser from wherever they are online, without a subscription. Keep track of your system performance with 128 days of data-logging over key performance parameters. Download the data in Excel format or take the UCM with you for download and analysis.

UCM
Power Consumption 0.9W provided by charge controller
IPN Network RJ-11 Phone jack, 7" (2.1m) 4-wire swap cable
Ethernet Standard Ethernet TCP/IP 10Mbps, RJ-45 connector 3' (0.9)
Modbus Standard Modbus RTU, slave address 1-247 via RS-485
FTP Upload Up to 33 key performance parameters for up to 128 days. Data log file download to two locations simulataneously. Web site via router or LAN. Direct connection to PC via CAT5 crossover cable.
Datalogging Communication via 4-pin telephone cable length to 500' (152m). Current shunt via twisted pair cable length to 300' (91m)

Datalog includes Min & Max bat voltage, Time in Accp & Float, Max bat discharge current, Min & Max bat AH from full, Max total PV output current, Total PV output AH. Plus for each individual controller, Max PV voltage, Max PV output current, and Total PV output Ah