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Technical

Powervault is very simple to use, install and understand; you can find out why here.

Installation

Powervault has been designed to be very easy to install in homes around the UK. Depending on the location, Powervault will typically take a qualified electrician less than 2 hours to install. Powervault is built on heavy-duty wheel casters to enable the installer to easily manoeuvre the unit around the customer’s home.

Download the Installation Manual

Installing Powervault G200: video manual

Installation diagram of Powervault

Installation requirements

  • Powervault must have 10cm of clearance at the back of the unit for ventilation purposes
  • Powervault should not be installed in an environment which is excessively dusty or humid
  • Powervault must be able to connect to the internet either wirelessly or via an ethernet cable
  • Powervault must be installed within 25 metres of the household consumer unit/mains incomer
  • Without batteries, the Powervault unit weighs 50kg. Each battery weighs ~30kg. Therefore two personnel are required for their heavy lifting and Powervault’s installation
  • Powervault must be installed in a building with relative humidity < 60% and a maximum temperature range of 0°C to 30°C
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Wiring set-up for a typical Powervault installation

 

Additional parts that might be required for installation

PartAverage cost
Rotary isolator£16
Mini-Consumer unit (not necessarily required)£15
RCBO£27
Fused spur£4
Back box£1
10 metres of twin-core cabling£0.50/metre

 

 

Powervault installed in a kitchen