Specialty Concepts ASC-12/8 > 12V, 8Amp Charge Controller

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Specialty Concepts ASC-12/8 > 12V, 8Amp Charge Controller

Manufacture#: ASC-12-8


The ASC photovoltaic battery charge controller is ideal for 1-4 solar panel systems. This unit offers unsurpassed protection to your batteries from overcharging. This rugged unit holds the record for high reliability since 1981. The standard ASC is UL recognized and is FM approved for hazardous locations. The ASC is also CSA approved for Canadian markets.

Part Number: ASC 12/8

Manufacturer: Specialty Concepts

Voltage: 12

Amps: 8

Controller Type: Series Shunt

Meter: No

Length: 4.70 IN

Width: 2.55 IN

Thickness: 1.50 IN

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  • 12 volt units: 4,8,12,16 amps
  • 24 volt units: 8 and 16 amps
  • 6, 36 and 48 volt units available (contact factory for current ratings)
  • Switching shunt, pulse charging
  • Low switching frequency (no noise)
  • No minimum operating voltage (can charge a dead battery)
  • Remote temperature compensation (optional, not available on 6 volt)


  • (LVD) (option)
  • 10 amp LVD Relay
  • Contacts for generator start or alarm


  • Completely encapsulated for environmental protection (suitable for outdoor mounting)
  • 100% solid state charge control
  • Reverse leakage protection -blocking diode
  • Lightning protection
  • Input noise suppression
  • Low power consumption
  • Simple (low component count) with rugged circuitry
  • 12 AWG terminal block (10 AWG stranded OK)


  • Charging light
  • LVD activated light (with LVD)
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