TS 45- TriStar

Morningstar Corporation
TriStar Charge Controllers
Models TS-45 

The TriStar is a three-function controller providing reliable solar battery charging, load control or diversion regulation. This controller operates in only one of these modes at a time but two or more controllers may be used to provide multiple functions. The digital meter option displays self-test results, system information and controller setpoints. Remote temperature sensor option rated from -30ºC (-22ºF) to +80ºC (+176ºF). White power-coated steel, indoor rated, vertical mounting enclosure. 
UL listed.
Five-year warranty.


  • Standard model switch selectable for 12/24V or 48V battery
  • Choice of 7 regulation or LVD setpoints
  • Conduit-ready enclosure for large wire sizes
  • RS-232 comm port provides custom setpoints
  • Self test runs continuously

Charge Controller Mode:

  • • Temperature compensation
  • PWM may be changed to “on-off” controller to minimize any possible telecom noise

Load Control Mode:

  • Starts all loads including inductive
  • Short circuit and overload protection with automatic reconnect

Diversion Control Mode:

• May be used for solar, wind or hydroelectric

Model/Description Rated Voltage Rated PV Current Unit Load Current Dimensions Weight
TS-45 12/24/48V 45 amps 45 amps 10.1” x 4.9” x 2.3” 4 lbs
TS-60 12/24/48V 60 amps 60 amps 10.1” x 4.9” x 2.3” 4 lbs