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SENS releases Enhanced MicroGenius 2 Charger

SENS today released a new keypad-enabled MicroGenius® 2 battery charger that allows users to control most parameters and functions of the charger from the front panel. The keypad-enabled MicroGenius 2 also includes a valuable new “battery check” feature, appropriate for stationary battery applications with a constant DC load. The battery check feature regularly assesses whether Read More

SENS Director of Operations to speak at Syteline Symposium

Lean manufacturing is a cornerstone of SENS’ strategy.  It is critical to enabling SENS to ship the industry’s highest quality products with unrivaled on-time delivery performance.   Marc Osborne, SENS Director of Operations, will be describing how SENS does it at the Syteline Symposium in September.  Marc’s talk, entitled Lean Materials Management in a low-volume/high-mix SyteLine Read More

MasterSpec Genset Battery Charger Specification

ARCOM®  has just released its first ever MasterSpec® specification for genset battery chargers.  MasterSpec’s master guide specifications help specifying professionals ensure that specs are current and complete.  The release of this spec is significant as ARCOM cites that 85 percent of the top architectural and engineering firms in the country use MasterSpec. The new genset battery Read More

SENS Announces Compact Outdoor DC UPS

Rugged MicroCabTM 1500 features modular power, integrated network communications. Longmont, CO – May 2, 2017.  SENS (Stored Energy Systems, LLC)  today announced a new modular outdoor DC power system ideally suited for industrial control, monitoring & data acquisition, and remote actuation applications.  MicroCab 1500 is a complete DC UPS including rectifier/chargers, battery, DC distribution, and Read More

Tech Tip – Low Cranking Voltage Alarm

According to Cummins Power Generation, “Weak or undercharged starting batteries are the most common cause of standby generator system failures.”1 Because all lead-acid starting batteries fail over time, advance warning of a weakening battery can substantially reduce the risk of genset failures. The most effective warning of a weakening battery is a modern low cranking Read More

California Efficiency Regulations Now in Effect for Commercial Battery Chargers

State of California energy efficiency regulations now apply to commercial battery chargers. This includes those employed for engine generator starting, marine, and standby applications.  The regulations initially applied only to consumer chargers. They became effective for commercial products on January 1, 2017. With few exceptions, only battery chargers the State of California certifies and lists in Read More

SENS Introduces Revolutionary Battery Chargers

MicroGenius® 2 is small, powerful & rugged; can extend starting battery life up to 2X Orlando, FL – December 13, 2016.   At PowerGen International, SENS (Stored Energy Systems, LLC) today announced a revolutionary family of battery chargers for the engine-generator starting and marine markets.  Called the MicroGenius 2, the new chargers can nearly double Read More

DC PowerCab Now UL Listed

SENS’ highly popular DC PowerCabTM system is now C-UL listed to both UL 1012 and CSA C22.2 107.1 safety standards. The PowerCab is a complete DC system in a cabinet, ideal for powering switchgear in datacenter and other medium and high voltage applications.  The PowerCab also delivers uninterrupted DC power for industrial and safety system Read More

Onsite Generation – More Important Now Than Ever

By William F. Kaewert, SENS PDF Download Introduction The demand for onsite generation has historically been driven by the risk of local or regional power outage typically caused by bad weather such as hurricane or ice storm.  The bulk power grid is also susceptible to cyber attacks, physical assaults on critical facilities and severe damage Read More

Tech Tip: Managing NRG Remote Alarms

All NRG 10 and 20 Amp genset battery chargers include five alarm relays.  What does each alarm mean? How can you create a summary alarm? This tech tip provides the answers. The remote relays on NRG battery chargers monitor five individual alarm conditions.  Each of the five relays has a three-position terminal block with Common, OK Read More