The Leading Edge LE-300 wind turbine, a quiet and compact horizontal axis turbine with a rotor diameter of 1m, is considered to be the most rugged & reliable small wind turbine in its class.
Available in 12V, 24V for battery charging applications (SELECT VOLTAGE) - all at an affordable price!
Mount the turbine on a standard scaffold pole (48-50mm outer diameter). We recommend the Guyed Tower Kit (available to purchase seperately), everything you need (guy wires, earth anchors, foundation plate etc) except for the pole which you need to source locally.
The wind turbine kit includes:
LE-300 Turbine (12V/ 24V)
DL-300 Charge Controller
Run / Stop Switch
Available to purchase separately.
Guyed Tower Kit will include:
The LE-300 standard model has been upgraded to a fully marinised wind turbine; fitted with counterweights, finished with a clear lacquer and stainless steel fixings. this bundle includes all of the equipment that you will need for a basic battery charging 12V or 24V system. it's perfect for a wind only system or a hybrid system with a Victron BlueSolar/SmartSolar MPPT solar controller. Please choose your voltage.
Durable and reliable
Originally designed for industrial applications, withstands storm force winds up to 27m/s, 60mph
The LE-300 wind turbine delivers 85W at wind speeds of 8m/s (18mph)
Lightweight turbine head
Weighs just 6.5Kg, this reduces the loading on the support structure and making installation easy in difficult locations
Appreciated for quietness
Low acoustic emissions from the advanced aerofoil blade design developed specifically for the LE-300 wind generator
Aluminium alloy and stainless steel components are protected from the elements with aerospace grade coatings and anodising
Fit the blades & nose cone and make the electrical connections. All explained in an excellent user manual with detailed written explanations and diagrams
5 Year warranty
Backed up with excellent customer service from Leading Edge Power in the UK
Manufactured in the UK, the LE-300 wind turbines excellent power production stems from an exceptionally low start-up wind speed and superb high wind speed output. Â The LE-300 wind turbine is easy to integrate with solar panels to create off-grid power systems that require modest amounts of energy.
The LE-300 wind turbine has a heritage that is based around reliability and durability. The LE-300 is precision engineered in the UK with only two moving parts so little maintenance is required during the turbines long operating life.
The LE-300 survives winds of up to 27m/s (60mph) by means of a simple passive aerodynamic design that limits turbine RPM and power output at a certain threshold.
Rugged & reliable
The LE-300 wind turbine is manufactured from high quality aluminium alloys and stainless steel which has been laser processed, CNC machined, hard anodized and powder coated to ensure that the turbine will withstand the harsh effects of the extreme environments. The various fixings are manufactured from A4 stainless steel that can survive the harshest of environments. The bearings are sealed for life and fully lubricated, so no greasing or maintenance is required.
Efficient design from Years of experience in the Field
The LE-300 wind turbine is designed around a unique low inertia axial flux generator which utilises Neodymium rare earth magnetic materials. This alternator has zero â€˜coggingâ€™, which, together with its highly efficient and low â€˜TSRâ€™ WhispowerTMÂ blades, allow the turbine to spin in the lightest of breezes and to react quickly to gusts.
Small & lightweight
The LE-300 wind turbine has a uniquely designed aluminium alloy chassis that not only gives an overall turbine weight of just 6kg, but ensures responsive reaction to gusty winds. This reduces the overall size and weight of the turbine and keeps the space envelope small enabling the turbine to be installed on yachts with ease. The
wind generator is fitted with integrated yaw slip-rings that allow the turbine to swivel 360 degrees continuously in order to follow the changing direction of the wind.
5 year warranty
For the LE-300, during the first two years of the warranty period any component found to be defective in material or workmanship will, at the discretion of Leading Edge, be replaced or repaired at no charge. For the remaining three years of the warranty period, Leading Edge will supply non-wearing parts at no cost. However, we reserve the right to charge for any fitting of parts supplied during this three year period.
Protecting your batteries from over-charging
To protect the batteries from over-charging, a charge controller configured to 'diversion' mode is connected to your battery bank. It operates as an 'overflow' for the battery bank bleeding excess energy to a dump load when the batteries are full. This means that the turbine is always running and not being switched on and off as is the case with other charge control methods.
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