Product Versions

There are 2 versions of the hydrocontrol PCB.

Basic version "Hydrocontrol simplified"
Is suitable for small ELC/IGCS, where price is more important than fancy options.

Full version "Hydrocontrol extended"
Has options for all the bells and whistles.

Product comparison

  Basic
Hydrocontrol-S
Full
Hydrocontrol-E

 Comments
Protection features
 Yes  Yes  
ELC/IGC  Yes  Yes
 
max. kW
 200kW  200kW
 200kW dump loads, + custom extensions
Display and Keypad
 Yes Yes for configuration
Line noise filter
 Option Yes for additional protection of the MCU
3 Phase
 Yes  Yes  
Temperature monitoring
 Option Yes Triac, SSR, casing, heat sink, air temperatures
Emergency fail mode
 No  Yes  H/W all DLs on, in case of MCU fail
USB programming
 Option  Yes  if no USB, then ICSP programmer for firmware update needed
2nd redundant Power supply
 Option  Yes  if dumpload fail is a critical safety issue
Remote connectivity (mobile phone, ethernet)
 Option  Yes  
Auxiliary relays  Option  Yes  
Additional analog inputs
 Option  Yes  
DC monitoring
 Option  Yes  e.g. 12V or 24V battery system
Local connectivity to other controller devices
 Option  Yes  e.g. AVR
Dump load fault check
 Option Yes 

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