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SunCulture Solar Water Pump RainMaker RM2C Kubwa with ClimateSmart Direct

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Snapshot Details

  • Power Supply Type: DC
  • Simulated PV Array Size [W]: 600
  • Simulated Head Value [m]: 3
  • High Irradiance Day-Full Sun (1000W/m2 peak): Total Volume of Water Moved per Solar Day [m3/day]: 30.6
  • Retail Price [USD]: N/A

Product Specifications and Testing Data

Product Information
  • Brand SunCulture
  • Product Type Submersible Pump
  • Model Number RainMaker RM2C Kubwa with ClimateSmart Direct
  • Power Supply Type DC
  • Manufacturer SunCulture Kenya Ltd
  • Warranty [months] tooltip Duration may vary 36
  • Rated Controller Input Power [W] Not rated
  • Rated Controller Input Voltage [V] Not rated
  • Battery Integrated [yes/no] No
Pump Information
  • Pump Type Centrifugal
  • Motor Type Brushless DC
  • Rated Pump Dimensions l*w*h [cm] 9*9*25
  • Rated Head Range [m] 0-62
  • Rated Maximum Flow Rate [m3/h] 4
  • Rated Pump Ingress Protection (IP) Rating IP68
Test Setup
  • Simulated PV Array Size [W] 600
  • Simulated Head Value [m] 3
Operating Range
  • Minimum Irradiance Required to Start Pump [per 50W/m2] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing 150
  • Maximum Head [m] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing Not tested
  • Maximum Static Head at 50% of Maximum Flow Rate [m] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing Not tested
Low Irradiance Day - Fully Cloudy
  • Low Irradiance Day - Fully Cloudy (450W/m2 peak): Hydraulic Energy per Day [Wh] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing 178.8
  • Low Irradiance Day - Fully Cloudy (450W/m2 peak): Average Wire-to-Water Efficiency [%] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing 17%
  • Low Irradiance Day - Fully Cloudy (450W/m2 peak): Total Volume of Water Moved per Solar Day [m3/day] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing 16.4
  • Low Irradiance Day - Fully Cloudy (450W/m2 peak): Hours of Operation [h] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing 7.2
Average Irradiance Day - Partly Cloudy
  • Average Irradiance Day - Partly Cloudy (700W/m2 peak): Hydraulic Energy per Day [Wh] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing 269.3
  • Average Irradiance Day - Partly Cloudy (700W/m2 peak): Average Wire-to-Water Efficiency [%] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing 14%
  • Average Irradiance Day - Partly Cloudy (700W/m2 peak): Total Volume of Water Moved per Solar Day [m3/day] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing 24.7
  • Average Irradiance Day - Partly Cloudy (700W/m2 peak): Hours of Operation [h] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing 9.8
High Irradiance Day - Full Sun
  • High Irradiance Day - Full Sun (1000W/m2 peak): Hydraulic Energy per Day [Wh] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing 324.1
  • High Irradiance Day - Full Sun (1000W/m2 peak): Average Wire-to-Water Efficiency [%] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing 12%
  • High Irradiance Day-Full Sun (1000W/m2 peak): Total Volume of Water Moved per Solar Day [m3/day] tooltip See test setup for simulated PV array size and head value used during testing 30.6
  • High Irradiance Day-Full Sun (1000W/m2 peak): Hours of Operation [h] 11.6
Product Quality Inspection
  • Pump External Workmanship and Quality Evaluation [poor/satisfactory/good] Good
  • Pump Internal Workmanship and Quality Evaluation [poor/satisfactory/good] Good
  • Pump Operating Manual Evaluation [not included/poor/needs improvement/good] Poor
  • Pump Safety Evaluation [poor/satisfactory/good] Good
Sampling And Testing Information
  • Sample Location Manufacturer Warehouse
  • Retail Price [USD] N/A
  • Test Laboratory Name SERC
  • Test Completion Date [mm/dd/yyyy] 9/14/2019
Awards
  • Global LEAP Awards Finalist (2019)