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eLITE Model ELE (5.3kW-18kW)



Description
The eLITE model ELE is a modular, no-break, front access, single phase centralized emergency lighting inverter that provides conditioned and regulated power to normally on and normally off fixtures. The eLITE Model ELE is listed to “UL 924 Emergency Lighting Equipment”, “UL 924 Auxiliary Lighting and Power Equipment”, and “UL1778 Uninterruptible Power Supplies” standards. The eLITE Model ELE is also compliant with NFPA 101 and NFPA 111 requirements for testing of emergency lighting inverter systems.

Single Phase Sizes: 5.3kW, 7.5kW, 8.5kW, 10kW, 12.5kW, 14.5kW, 16kW, 18kW

Learn more about the “NFPA 101 Life Safety Code”, UL 924 listings, on-line and standby off-line lighting inverter topologies, as well as how our inverters meet (and can exceed!) NFPA 101 … read our "Egress Lighting Solutions" brochure! And for our Canadian customers (including specifying engineers, lighting designers, and distributors), read our CSA / NBCC compliance addendum, which supports the selection and application of our emergency lighting inverters in Canada!



Features & Benefits
Technical Specs
Applications
FAQ



General Specifications


Guide Specifications


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Features & Benefits

  • Uninterrupted, regulated, continuous sinewave output for use with "normally on" lighting fixtures and exit lamps
  • Modular Cabinet Construction
  • NFPA 101 & 111 Compliant
  • Standby output for use with "Normally Off" lighting fixtures
  • Delivers highly filtered and spike free power to emergency lighting fixtures and "Life Safety" devices
  • Front access distribution, with lockable drop-down panel door
  • Generator Compatible
  • NEMA1 Enclosure
  • Internal make before break bypass switch
  • Optional zone sensing
  • Optional control device override (wall switch, occupancy sensor, dimmer, etc..)
  • Optional CB trip indicator alarm / light
  • Electrically Isolated Output
  • Battery Test reporting via Fax/email/voice
  • No-break output
  • Advanced Monitoring System
  • Optional NetMinder Ethernet/MODBUS adapter for network monitoring


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Technical Specs

  • Input Operating Voltage Range: +10%, -15%
  • Input Current Harmonic Distortion < 9%
  • Output Voltage Regualtion: Typically better than +/- 3%
  • Standard Unit Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C
  • Inverter Efficiency: 90% typical


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Applications

  • Schools / Universities / Dormitories
  • Security / Public Address Systems
  • Arenas / Stadiums
  • Subways / Mass Transit
  • Parking Structures / Garages
  • Hospitals / Clinics
  • Shopping Malls
  • Banks / Financial Institutions
  • Airport Terminals
  • Casinos / Resorts
  • Hotels / Motels
  • Apartment Buildings
  • Prisons



  • What are centralized lighting inverters and why use them?

  • A centralized lighting inverter is an electronic system that converts DC battery power to standard AC voltages to provide back-up for lighting systems. This inverter provides convenient power for many styles of lighting; increasing its usability. Centralized lighting inverters provide a single point source of power for all emergency lighting and exit signs. This offers simple maintenance and provides for a controlled logical wiring scheme. The output of the inverter is fed to a dedicated lighting panel which provides only the power for the lighting system.



  • Does the eLITE Model ELE have a transfer time, and if so, is it important?

  • The eLITE Model ELE DOES NOT have a transfer time. Transfer time is the time it takes to recognize and deliver emergency power. In some rare cases this may not be an issue but, for most cases, it should be zero. A zero transfer time insures that there is no interruption of power to the lighting fixtures. This is a very important factor with HID and high pressure sodium lighting. Lighting control systems and alarm circuits may also need a no break type system because of the circuit power requirements.



  • Does the eLITE Model ELE extend the life of lighting fixtures?

  • YES! The eLITE Model ELE insures clean, regulated and isolated power to all lighting fixtures protecting them from adverse electrical conditions that could damage the fixtures. This improves the performance and life of the fixture and prevents premature failure.



  • Is the eLITE Model ELE capable of operating both normally off and normally on lighting fixtures?

  • YES! Available on the eLITE Model ELE is an Normally On/Off bus. If the installation has normally off and normally on lighting, the eLITE Model ELE has provisions for breakers and hard wire terminals for each type of lighting.



  • How does the eLITE Model ELE increase safety in emergency egress situations more than other lighting inverters?

  • If there is an emergency situation and people must be evacuated out of a building, egress lighting is required. This scenario is very common, insomuch that it is a requirement in modern building codes. In these applications, certain egress lighting is dedicated for the purpose of life safety. If there is a power failure the egress lighting will illuminate and most normal lighting will shut off. When power returns, in many cases, certain lighting fixtures need time to illuminate, this could take up to 15 minutes. During this time, the building is in the dark. The eLITE Model ELE's timed normally off bus makes sure that emergency lighting stays illuminated long enough until all normal lighting fixtures are illuminated. The timed normally off bus also works in the opposite situation. In many cases, there may be only a temporary power loss; maybe a few seconds or so and then power will return; and it may be required that the emergency lights do not illuminate. The timed normally off bus will wait for a specified time period before turning the emergency lighting on.



  • Can the eLITE Model ELE support different types of lighting at different voltages simultaneously?

  • YES! If in the event that there are two different types of lighting existing in the building at two different voltages, the eLITE Model ELE can supply power to both simultaneously without the need of addition transformers. This capability applies both to normally on and normally off fixtures and separate breakers are available for each.



  • Is the eLITE NFPA 101 compliant?

  • YES! The eLITE Model ELE is compatible with NFPA 101,7.9.3.1.3 "Periodic Testing of Emergency Lighting Equipment"



  • Is the eLITE Model ELE compatible with high pressure sodium and other HID lighting?

  • YES! The eLITE Model ELE, being that it is a no-break lighting inverter with voltage regulation, it will protect these lighting fixtures. Losing power for even a 1/2 cycle causes HID to extinguish and requires up to 10-15 minutes to restart!



  • Does the eLITE Model ELE Report Battery Test Results via Fax?

  • YES! With an optional modem, the eLITE Model ELE can fax or email system test results for hard copy filing.