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Paneltronics Load Shedding Power Management System

  • Eliminates Nuisance Breaker Tripping
  • Works with Shore Power or Generator with 30 Amp Draw
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    Paneltronics 861-001 Load Shedding System is a Marine Quality, Single 120 Volt AC, 30 Amp Power Management System that Eliminates Nuisance Tripping of Shore Main, Generator Main, and Branch Circuit Breakers by Momentarily Shedding and Restoring Loads


    • Designed for use with Marine Electrical Systems with Single 120 Volts AC 30 Amp or 50 Amp Shore Cord and Single 120 Volts AC Generators Rated From 4KW to 9KW
    • Automatically Sheds up to (3) Loads to Limit Total Current Draw to 30 Amps from 120 Volt, 30 Amp Shore cords; 50 Amps from 120 Volt 50 Amp Shore cords; and 30 to 75 Amps (field adjustable) from Generators
    • Draw from Shore Power to Below 30 Amps
    • Generator Current Draw from 30 to 75 Amps
    • Automatically Restores Power to Shed Loads When Total Load Current Drops Below 30 Amps for 120 Volt 30 Amp shore cords; 50 Amps for 120 Volt 50 Amp Shore cords; or 30 to 75 Amps (field adjustable) for Generators
    • Simple Two Component Power Management System (Control Module and Display Panel) is easily Integrated into New or Existing Marine Electrical Power Distribution Systems
    • Control Module mounts inside or in close proximity to the Vessel’s AC Main Distribution Panel (MDP)
    • Control Module - Mounts inside or in close proximity to the Vessel’s AC Main Distribution Panel (MDP)
    • Display Panel - Surface mounted, and can be located up to 100 Feet from the Control Module


    • Input Voltage (Supply) 9 - 16 Volts DC
    • Power Consumption: 4 Watts AC / 5 Watts DC
    • Input Voltage (Control): 110 - 130 Volts AC 60Hz (Not recommended for use with Inverters)
    • Number of Load Shed Circuits: 3
    • Shore Main Load Shed Threshold: 31 Amps (25 ms Max)
    • Generator Main Load Shed Threshold Field: Adjustable 30 to 75 Amps (25 ms Max)
    • Maximum Load Current per Circuit: 30.0 Amps (Resistive) 10.8 Amps (Inductive)
    • Maximum Air Conditioner Load: 12K BTU per Circuit
    • Load Reset Time After Load Shed Event: 10 Seconds / 2 Minutes (Air Conditioners)
    • (3) Load LEDs Indicate Load Status
    • (2) Digit LED Digital Display Indicates Total Line Current & Last Load Shed Current
    • (2) Source LEDs Indicate Shore or Generator Power
    • (2) Current Transformers Monitor Shore or Generator Line Current
    • Operating Temperature 13°F (-25°C) to 122°F (50°C)


    • 861-002 Display Panel: 4.9” L x 2.6” H x 0.9” D (124.46mm L x 66.04mm H x 22.86mm D)
    • 861-003 Control Module: 9.4” L x 5.2” H x 3.2” D (238.76mm L x 132.09mm H x 81.28mm D)
    • Current Transformers 0.85” ID and 1.37” OD ( 21.59mm ID and 34.80mm OD )

    Click here for Product Data Sheet and Wiring Schematic(PDF)

    Documentation available at the following links:

    Boatowner's Illustrated Electrical Handbook
    Item #: 050599
  • Author: Charlie Wing
  • Everything Needed to Maintain, Repair, Upgrade DC and AC Electrical Systems
  • Format: Hardcover, Pages 320, Published: August 2011, Edition: 2nd
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