The Getaway

2.8kW Off-Grid Cabin Power Package


Your Recreational Cabin Power Solution

“The Getaway” is the perfect power solution for the part-time country dweller who spends much of the season “up at the cabin” enjoying the summer, outdoors and time with family. In power terms, “The Getaway” package is capable of powering efficient lighting (LED or CFL) and your radio, as well as a super insulated cold-plate fridge and the blender for those afternoon blended ice cocktails. All components are sized for seasonal usage, and will require regular charges from a sound-dampened generator.  

System equipment from $9,700 (excluding taxes, permits, installation and generator)

System Description

The Getaway Includes

  • Pure Sine Wave Inverter/Charger, wired on E-Panel. Remote, and a Classic MPPT PV Charge Controller. All appropriate breakers, ground wire, and grounding plate.
  • Solar PV Panels, anodized aluminum rack with stainless hardware, and grounding equipment. Wiring from PV array to controller and roof-top mounting of array is customized to your location on a time & materials basis.
  • Automatic Generator Start Controller, Generator charging (power) cable wired to E-Panel. Generator Charging plug and AGS wiring (if applicable) to generator is customized to your equipment on a time & materials basis.
  • Appropriately sized bank of AGM batteries, with battery monitoring shunt. Connector cables wired to E-Panel. Other battery options are available, but CES strongly recommends

    AGM batteries as a better long-term investment over flooded batteries. Particularly for systems that experience longer unsupervised periods, the safety and durability of the sealed, zero-maintenance battery is a major benefit.

Technical Specs

  • 2.8kW Magnum MS2812 Inverter with Magnum Remote, Midnight Classic 200 MPPT PV Controller, Magnum Automatic Generator Start.
  • 6 x 250W PV Panels, Ground Mount PV Racking (6w x 1h portrait style arrangement) (1.5kW of solar production capacity)
  • 4 x 6v L16 390Ah AGM Batteries (4.6kW usable capacity