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MidNite MNBIRDHOUSE1-RED Remote Combiner Emergency Disconnect Control Switch

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Product Overview

MidNite MNBIRDHOUSE1-RED Remote Combiner Emergency Disconnect Control Switch

The heart of the Birdhouse system are MidNite Solar's disconnecting combiners (sold separately), and features an two ways electrically tripped disconnect switch. The trip signal from the Birdhouse is applied via a 600 volt rated CAT-5 cable to the disconnecting combiner. There is two way common indications between the combiner and the Birdhouse so that if the combiner is tripped this will be reflected by the Birdhouse.



  There can be up to three additional Birdhouses (4 per system in total) to provide PV disconnect capability in other areas.,
  The Birdhouse has four LEDs which show the current state of the system,
  Reflective side labels clearly identify the Birdhouse as the solar shutoff point.,
  The Birdhouse features a voice announcement system that audibly gives the appropriate instructions.,
  Internal rechargeable batteries provide temporary backup power in case of external power cutoff.,
  The Birdhouse has a remote trip input and a software activated relay to interface with other equipment such as a fire alarm system.,

Before you buy be aware of the return policy conditions and read the manufacturer warranty.

General Specifications:-

  Located at ground level, the Birdhouse provides a safe means to disconnect high voltage PV arrays from MidNite Disconnecting and Arc Fault combiners.,
  Hard wired connection gives positive feedback that the Disconnect on the roof has actually been thrown. Connection is via 600/1000v Cat 5 USE-2 cable sold separate (MIDNITE MNCAT5-600 ).,
  Up to four separate means of power including battery backup insures that the disconnect will be tripped when the button is pushed,
  Voice confirms level of safety (day or night) to the person pushing the button,
  Nema 3R UV resistant enclosure,
  Able to disconnect multiple PV Disco Arc Fault Combiners,
  Fire Fighter Approved,
  600V Cat 5 USE-2 cable,

AC Power:

120VAC 50-60Hz @ 10mA (1 watt nominal)

Solar Power:

48 volts DC from the combiner (20mA nominal)

Remote Trip Input:

Normally Open (N.O.) disconnect switch closure to GND

Internally pulled to +3.3 VDC

Not recommended for DC levels

Aux Relay Output:

1 form C relay: 1A @ 120VAC / 24VDC contacts


9V rechargeable NiMH, 180mAh (Qty 4)

3.0V lithium coin-cell (Qty 1)

Display LEDs:

Solar ON - Green

Solar OFF - Yellow

AC In - Green

Battery Low - Red


4.5 lbs (2.05kg)

Audio Messages:-

  SYSTEM READY "The system is ready.",
  BREAKER CLOSED "The combiner circuit breaker is closed.",
  DAYTIME WARNING "The combiner circuit breaker is open. There are still lethal voltages present between the solar panels and the combiner, which is a gray box with a red handle. Note that the handle will still be in the on position , however the voltage is turned off internally." (repeats) BREAKER OPEN FAIL "The button was pressed, but the combiner circuit breaker did not open. There are still lethal voltages present throughout the system. You must turn off the system manually at the combiner, which is a gray box with a red handle. Turn the handle fully off to disconnect the solar panels from the rest of the system." (repeats),
  NIGHTTIME WARNING "The solar system has been disabled. There are no voltages coming from the solar panels. The system voltage is zero." (repeats),
  CANCEL VOICE "To Cancel this announcement , press and hold the red button for five seconds." (repeats),
  CABLE IS OPEN "WARNING! "The combiner cable appears to be damaged or unplugged. You should call your service technician and assume that lethal voltages are present throughout the system during daylight hours." (repeats),

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Product Warranty Information

MidNite Solar Inc. warrants to the original customer that its products shall be free from
defects in materials and workmanship for a period of five (5) years. At its option, MidNite Solar will repair or replace at no charge any MidNite product that proves to be defective within such warranty period. This warranty shall not apply if the MidNite Solar product has been damaged by unreasonable use, accident, negligence,service or modification by anyone other than MidNite Solar, or by any other causes unrelated to materials and workmanship. The original consumer purchaser must retain original purchase receipt for proof of purchase as a condition precedent to warranty coverage. To receive in-warranty service, the defective product must be received no later than two (2) weeks after the end of the warranty period. The product must be accompanied by proof of purchase and Return Authorization (RA) number issued by MidNite Solar.For an RMA number contact MidNite Solar Inc., 17722 67th Ave NE unit C, Arlington, WA
98223 (425) 374-9060.

30 Days Return CEB Return Policy - Important: Condition apply: like original packing, original sealed, never connected to load or mounted on a support or installed in an enclosure.

30 Days Return CEB Return Policy - Important: Condition apply: like original packing, original sealed, never connected to load or mounted on a support or installed in an enclosure.

Product Returns Policy (extras)

From CEB Return Policy Extras

Most of unused products can be returned back to us for a replacement or refund within 30 days of receipt. All returned items must be in new condition with all original packaging, paperwork and accessories supplied. All returns have to be send back via a traceable method such as Fed Ex, DHL, Purolator and USPS or similar. Return freight and original shipping are non-refundable.

All special orders, electrical appliances, appliances of any nature, items returned without original packaging or packing materials, and items sent directly from the manufacturer may be subject to a restocking fee of 10-25%. Please call us before you perform your return in order for us to issue an RMA prior any shipping is undergoing.

Please include your order number along with RMA issued by one of our staff. Without an order number and an RMA number, it will be very difficult to trace the order for the returned merchandise associated with and all the process will drag for weeks or month to come. In order to complete the return procedures please fill in the forms and follow our instructions.

All returns must be in their ORIGINAL PACKAGING, in a resalable condition. Any packaging materials, CDs, software, accessories, manuals, warranty cards and documentation originally sent must be included in the package. In the event that a package is returned and does not meet the guidelines we’ve listed above, CleanEnergyBrands reserves the right not to honour the return.

Return Merchandise Authorization(RMA):-

In order to process our customers’ returns as quickly and successfully as possible, we require ALL returns to be accompanied by an RMA so please be sure to contacting us before returning any items. To obtain your RMA and any additional return info you may need, please call our friendly, ready-to-help support team toll-free at 1.800.339.9171 or email us at returns@cleanenergybrands.com

Because we want your return experience to be as hassle-free as possible, we strongly recommend that you fully insure your return shipment so that you’re well protected in the event that the package is lost or damaged in transit. UPS & FedEx provide traceable shipments, complete with a proof-of-delivery feature that guarantees that your package is delivered to the intended location. We urge you to use a carrier that has both tracking and proof-of-delivery capabilities and that you retain that tracking number. Please be advised that postage charges are non-refundable, and that Clean Energy Brands is not responsible for any packages lost or damaged during transit. This includes packages sent via USPS to an international or overseas destination.

Defective Product; Incorrect Product:-

Please call for an RMA so we will arrange for a return for the defective/incorrect item and replace that at no cost to you. The item must include its original packaging and as-new in pristin conditions with the packing slip, all warranty cards, and accessories included.

For more information consult "Returns Refunds" policy. Follow this link!

30 Days Return CEB Return Policy - Important: Condition apply: like original packing, original sealed, never connected to load or mounted on a support or installed in an enclosure.

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