Battery Testing and Redback Installation

Another group of “Solar + Storage” students learning about off-grid and hybrid systems.

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Lachy load testing a set of Sonnenschein A600 Solar OPzV batteries

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Nick explaining how they setup the Redback Smart Hybrid inverter with battery pack below.

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Siva checking the Redback inverter.

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Sacred Sun batteries with “visual inspection” window.

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Load testing using three students for speed. Two taking readings and one writing down the results.

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Using an AutoHold function on the multimeter to speed up taking battery cell voltage readings.

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Safely moving heavy batteries.

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Loosing off battery terminals prior to repositioning. Always use a torque wrench when tightening though and make sure threads are clean.

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Spacing batteries 20mm apart to ensure good passive ventilation.

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