4 – 24kVA, Single-Phase, Modular

Ideal for: Commercial lighting, fire alarms and medical systems

The KOHLER EL Modular Series is an emergency lighting Inverter that can be configured between 4 – 24kVA with incremental steps of 4kVA power. Designed with high fault clearance capability and operation with high inrush light fittings. The adaptability of the ELMOD system provides three modes of operation as standard and the ability to convert from single-phase input to three-phase input without modification.

  • Single-Phase and Three-Phase configuration via display
  • Output configurable to three modes of operation (changeover/inverter/non-maintained)
  • Front access for maintenance and repair
  • No break load transfer for use with discharge lamps

More Information

Trusted, self-contained battery unit providing energy power commonly applied to commercial lighting, fire alarms and medical systems in 3 hour autonomies.

Three modes of operation

Output configurable to three modes of operation; changeover, inverter and non-maintained.

Effortless repair and maintenance

Low MTTR (Mean Time To Repair) is achieved with all electronic components in modular format and complete front access for maintenance, with hot-swap power module. 1/1 and 3/1 configuration is available via display.

Strong Communication

Multiple communication options including RS232, RS485, dry contacts, TCP/IP Adapter for local and remote communication.


Battery discharge management, auto-transfer between floating and equal charging, temperature compensation.

Overload protection

Engineered with capability up to 125% – 175% overload, meeting European EN 50171 standards for standby emergency lighting.

To request more details about the PowerWave ELMOD Series make an enquiry or call us on 0800 731 3269.

Technical Specification

Actual kVA 4 – 24
Type Single-Phase
Standalone/Modular Modular
THDi (%) <3%
Rated output voltage range 220, 230, 240 VAC
Efficiency >93% inverter mode, >98% changeover mode
Interface RS232, RS485, 4 dry contact, TCP/IP adapter
Standard EN62040-1-1-2003, IEC60950-1:2001, EN50171

Auditable documents for compliance to BS 5266 part 1 2016

For compliance under the regulatory reform fire safety order, BS 5266 part 1 2016 auditable documents should be completed for all sites.  To simplify this process we have created an editable PDF version of this form, sample of which can be downloaded in the link below. For support in completion please contact us directly at [email protected].

BS 5266 Form PDF Sample

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