SubDrive SolarPAK

SubDrive SolarPAK

The System Solution to your solar pumping requirements. Using Franklin quality components, our technical expertise in groundwater pumping, and innovative thinking based on global market inputs, we have developed a rugged, high-output system which tackles the challenges of remote and harsh environments. No other system delivers the features, benefits, and reliability of SubDrive SolarPAK in just one package!

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  • The SubDrive SolarPAK includes:

    • Franklin Electric 4" submersible motor
    • Franklin Electric 4" submersible pump
    • SubDrive Solar controller
    • Flow switch with 30 ft (10 m) cable
    • Variety of flow rates available in: 5, 7, 10, 15, 25, 35, 45 or 90 US gpm (18, 25, 30, 45, 70, 100, 150, or 270 lpm)
    • Motor and drive ratings available in: 0.75, 1.5 or 3.0 hp (0.55, 1.1 or 2.2 kW)

    Solar World Panels

    • Available upon request
    • Current solar panel wattage is 285 watts
    • For more information on solar panel kits, see the Specs & Accessories tab


    • High flow system for faster tank fill and significant water output
    • Proven motor and pump technology for long-term reliability
    • Robust IP55, NEMA 3 drive enclosure minimizes impact of wildlife, insects, dust, and weather
    • DC and AC power inputs with auto-switching between the solar array and an AC backup source
    • Seven segment controller display shows real-time input watts and system status
    • Remote telemetry capability through a RS-485 continuous data port
    • MPPT – Max Power Point Tracking for maximizing efficiency of input power
    • Soft start feature prevents water hammer and increases system life
    • Allows use of new solar array or retrofit to existing array (subject to size and performance check)
    • Simple installation and no required maintenance
    • Built-in diagnostics and protection
    • C-tick and UL approved
  • BSPP Models

    SolarPAKSubDrive Solar ControllerSolar Pump – BSPPMotorFlow Switch BSPP
    SolarPAK ModelOrder No.Drive ModelPart No.LPMStagesSolar Pump Part No.kWPart No.ModelPart No.
    18SDSP-0.55KW90030510SD Solar 0.55KW N35870300553181818SL07S4-PEXB900205040.552349029204SC25226014101
    18SDSP-1.1KW90030520SD Solar 1.1 kW N35870301113183018SL1S4-PEXB900205081.12345049203SC25226014101
    25SDSP-0.55KW90030710SD Solar 0.55KW N35870300553251325SL07S4-PEXB900207040.552349029204SC25226014101
    25SDSP-2.2KW90030730SD Solar 2.2 kW N35870301223253025SL15S4-PEXB900207112.22343062604C25226014101
    30SDSP-0.55KW90031010SD Solar 0.55KW N3587030055330830SL07S4-PEXB900210040.552349029204SC25226014101
    30SDSP-1.1KW90031020SD Solar 1.1 kW N35870301113301830SL15S4-PEXB900210111.12345049203SC25226014101
    30SDSP-2.2KW90031030SD Solar 2.2 kW N35870301223301830SL15S4-PEXB900210112.22343062604C25226014101
    45SDSP-0.55KW90031510SD Solar 0.55KW N3587030055345645SL07S4-PEXB900215040.552349029204SC25226014101
    45SDSP-1.1KW90031520SD Solar 1.1 kW N35870301113451545SL15S4-PEXB900215111.12345049203SC25226014101
    45SDSP-2.2KW90031530SD Solar 2.2 kW N35870301223451545SL15S4-PEXB900215112.22343062604C25226014101
    70SDSP-1.1KW90032520SD Solar 1.1 kW N35870301113701070SL15S4-PEXB900225111.12345049203SF21226019101
    70SDSP-2.2KW90032530SD Solar 2.2 kW N35870301223701070SL15S4-PEXB900225112.22343062604F21226019101
    100SDSP-1.1KW90033520(a)SD Solar 1.1 kW N3587030111310010100SL15S4-PEXB900235111.12345049203SF21226019101
    100SDSP-2.2KW90033530(a)SD Solar 2.2 kW N3587030122310010100SL15S4-PEXB900235112.22343062604F21226019101
    150SDSP-1.1KW90034520(a)SD Solar 1.1 kW N358703011131507150SL15S4-PEXB900245111.12345049203SF21226019101
    150SDSP-2.2KW90034530(a)SD Solar 2.2 kW N358703012231507150SL15S4-PEXB900245112.22343062604F21226019101
    270SDSP-1.1KW90039020(a)SD Solar 1.1 kW N358703011132705270SL15S4-PEXB900290111.12345049203SF21226019101
    270SDSP-2.2KW90039030(a)SD Solar 2.2 kW N358703012232705270SL15S4-PEXB900290112.22343062604F21226019101

    NPT Models

    SolarPAKSubDrive Solar ControllerSolar Pump – NPTMotorFlow Switch NPT
    SolarPAK ModelOrder No.Drive ModelPart No.US
    StagesSolar Pump Part No.HPPart No.ModelPart No.
    5SDSP-0.75HP90040510SD Solar 0.55KW N358703005535185SL07S4-PE900205030.752349029204SC25226014102
    5SDSP-1.5HP90040520SD Solar 1.1 kW N358703011135305SL15S4-PE900205071.52345049203SC25226014102
    7SDSP-0.75HP90040710SD Solar 0.55KW N358703005537137SL07S4-PE900207030.752349029204SC25226014102
    7SDSP-3.0HP90040730SD Solar 2.2 kW N358703012237307SL2S4-PE9002071032343062604C25226014102
    10SDSP-0.75HP90041010SD Solar 0.55KW N3587030055310810SL07S4-PE900210030.752349029204SC25226014102
    10SDSP-1.5HP90041020SD Solar 1.1 kW N35870301113101810SL2S4-PE900210101.52345049203SC25226014102
    10SDSP-3.0HP90041030SD Solar 2.2 kW N35870301223101810SL2S4-PE9002101032343062604C25226014102
    15SDSP-0.75HP90041510SD Solar 0.55KW N3587030055315615SL07S4-PE900215030.752349029204SC25226014102
    15SDSP-1.5HP90041520SD Solar 1.1 kW N35870301113151515SL2S4-PE900215101.52345049203SC25226014102
    15SDSP-3.0HP90041530SD Solar 2.2 kW N35870301223151515SL2S4-PE9002151032343062604C25226014102
    25SDSP-1.5HP90042520SD Solar 1.1 kW N35870301113251025SL2S4-PE900225101.52345049203SF21226019102
    25SDSP-3.0HP90042530SD Solar 2.2 kW N35870301223251025SL2S4-PE9002251032343062604F21226019102
    35SDSP-1.5HP90043520(a)SD Solar 1.1 kW N35870301113351035SL2S4-PE900235101.52345049203SF21226019102
    35SDSP-3.0HP90043530(a)SD Solar 2.2 kW N35870301223351035SL2S4-PE9002351032343062604F21226019102
    45SDSP-1.5HP90044520(a)SD Solar 1.1 kW N3587030111345745SL2S4-PE900245101.52345049203SF21226019102
    45SDSP-3.0HP90044530(a)SD Solar 2.2 kW N3587030122345745SL2S4-PE9002451032343062604F21226019102
    90SDSP-1.5HP90049020(a)SD Solar 1.1 kW N3587030111390590SL2S4-PE900290101.52345049203SF21226019102
    90SDSP-3.0HP90049030(a)SD Solar 2.2 kW N3587030122390590SL2S4-PE9002901032343062604F21226019102
    • * A~30 foot (10 meter) cable for use with the flow switch is included in the controller packaging
    • ** 316SS motors available on request
    • *** Motors shown above include an individual conductor lead installed in the motor. For replacement motors without a lead, use part numbers: 1.5 hp / 1.1 kW (2345041903S) and 3.0 hp / 2.2 kW (2343062504)
    • (a) High capacity pumps, 35 US gpm (100 lpm) and higher, in a SolarPAK are not supplied with an internal check valve.
  • Specs

    0.75 hp (0.55 kW) Model1.5 hp (1.1 kW) Model3.0 hp (2.2 kW) Model
    Controller Model No.587030055358703011135870301223
    Output voltage, max100V AC, 3-phase200V AC, 3-phase200V AC, 3-phase
    Max Amps (RMS)8.6 A, each phase6.8 A, each phase12.5 A, each phase
    Output Frequency30-60 Hz30-58 Hz30-68 Hz
    Efficiency at Max Power0.960.960.96
    PV Source
    Input Voltage, at mpp*95 - 330 V DC**190 – 330 V DC190* – 330 V DC
    Max Amps Input8.7 A DC, continuous7 A DC, continuous12 A DC, continuous
    Power at mppUp to 1400 wattsUp to 2000 wattsUp to 3500 watts
    Alternate AC Generator
    Input voltage games230 V AC, single-phase230V AC, single-phase230 V AC, single-phase
    Max Amps (RMS)9.6 A16 A25 A
    Power and VA capabilityFollow Instruction Manual for proper Generator Sizing Data
    For Use With
    Franklin Electric Motor234902----234504----234306----
    SubDrive Solar Pumps (NPT)US GPMStagesModel No.StagesModel No.StagesModel No.
    SubDrive Solar Pumps (BSPP)LPMStagesModel No.StagesModel No.StagesModel No.
    Controller SizeL x W x DL x W x DL x W x D
    Centimeters (53.34 X 25.87 X 21.87cm)(53.34 X 25.87 X 21.87cm)(53.34 X 25.87 X 26.31cm
    Inches(21.00" X 10.19" X 8.61")(21.00" X 10.19" X 8.61")(21.00" X 10.19" X 10.36")
    Controller Weight
    41 lbs (19 kg)41 lbs (19 kg)47 lbs (22 kg)
    Operating Conditions
    Temperature Range122 °F (104 °F max when using AC generator)
    -25 °C to 50 °C (40 °C max when using AC generator)
    Relative Humidity Range0 to 100% Condensing

    SolarWorld Panel Specifications

    Performance STC/NOCT260 W*265 W*280 W*285 W*290 W*
    MAX POWER (WMPP)260 W194.2 W265 W197.8 W280 W209.2 W285 W213.1 W290 W217.1 W
    MAX POWER VOLTAGE (VMPP)30.7 V28.1 V30.8 V28.2 V31.2 V28.5 V31.3 V28.7 V31.4 V28.8 V
    OPEN CIRCUIT VOLTAGE (VOC)38.9 V35.6 V39.0 V35.7 V39.5 V36.1 V39.7 V36.4 V39.9 V36.6 V
    • * Due to the nature of the solar panel industry, improvements in solar panel technology, construction and efficiency occur on a regular basis. Because of this the solar panel modules included in the solar array kits are also subject to change. This may occur without notification. Contact Franklin Electric for more detail on the current offering.
    • Note: All panel warranty determinations will be made by the panel manufacturer's standard warranty process. The panel warranty from our current supplier is a 25-year linear performance warranty and a 10-year warranty on materials and workmanship. Manufacturer warranty terms are subject to change without notice.

    SolarWorld Panels (Modules and Top of Pole Mount)

    Order No.FE Description

    SolarWorld Panels (Modules Only)

    No. of ModulesOrder No.FE Description

    Solar Panel Kits: Recommended Steel Mounting Pole Sizes

    No. of Panels12346891012
    Pole size2"3"4"4"6"6"8"8"8"
    • Note: Do not use PVC.