Workhorse Series | 2700 L/H | Max Head 162m | Hybrid Solar | 1.1kW | 3SSM 2/38

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 excited to welcome the Workhorse range of Hybrid Solar pumps. Our strongest range of Hybrid Solar pumps. The Workhorse 2.7-162 Submersible AC pump package is coupled with a powerful VFD based solar pump inverter, giving the benefits of solar, as well as mains and generator capabilities. This means that the pump can run all day from solar and automatically switch to mains or generator power at night.

Total Head Pressure (Metres) Litres Per Hour Litres Per Day With 6 Panels
53 2700 16200
76 2400 14400
97 2100 12600
25 5500 33000
116 1800 10800
132 1500 9000
143 1200 7200

Package includes:

  • AC Submersible Multistage Pump model Workhorse 2.7-162 (3SSm 2/38)
  • Solar Pump Inverter drive with AC back up
  • 10m Solar Cable with Connectors fitted
  • Solar DC isolator
  • Instruction Manual and Quick Connection guide
  • Pressure switch if you’re filling a tank that is some distance from
    where you’re pumping from. The switch that comes with the system is wired
    whereas there is an option to purchase a mechanic pressure switch that isn’t
    wired to the tank.

Optional extras:

  • Extra cable. Pump comes with 3 metres of cable on it if you need more calculate the distance from where you’re pumping from to where you will mount the controller. Maximum 100 metres extra cable for this pump.
  • JA 460w Solar Panels x 6
  • Clenergy 6 Panel Stand with pole for easy installation
  • Railing/connectors take all the hard work out of building your own
    stand, they connect to the solar panels and bolt straight onto your own
  • Pump Float – if you’re using this in a dam or a river then a pump float is a convenient pump mounting option.
  • You can find these extras in Pump accessories – Bore cap, stainless steel hanging cable and more.

Pump Model 3SSm 2/38 Specs:

  • Single Phase 240V AC 50Hz
  • Power: 1.1kW / 1.5HP
  • Max Flow Rate: 2.7m3/hr or 2,700 litres per hour (at minimum head height)
  • Max Head Height: 162m (where flow stops – see above images for head and flow ranges)
  • Minimum recommended head height* at 50Hz: 69m (lower minimum head if pump RPM is reduced)
  • Unit Weight: 14.9kg
  • Max Diameter: 76mm (3″)
  • Total Length 1594mm
  • Outlet: 1.25″ BSP
  • Motor High quality stainless steel 304
  • Pump Head: Stainless steel 304 with Engineering POM Plastic Impeller

Remote Control Unit – Brand New Addition

For the first time, Commodore is providing the option of remote control monitoring for our Workhorse range of pumps. What does this mean for you?

  • Users can turn their pump on or off from the click of a button on their phone or computer
  • Users have full access to real time data, and historical data such as solar input, temperature and AC output frequency – please see the photo attached above
  • Commodore can provide comprehensive advice and guidance for any questions users have about their solar pumping system

This is an absolute gamechanger at Commodore, and for only an additional $480, Australian’s now have access to some of the best in customer usability and comprehensive performance data.

Solar Pump Drive Range Features:

  • Dual operating modes:
  • Solar only mode Automatic operation with sunlight, adjusting flow to match available solar power, where a minimum running speed / min flow rate can also be set if required.
  • 24/7 operation mode power with Solar during the day & run with Mains overnight.
  • Mains / Generator Input: Single Phase AC 240V 15A (run directly from mains power or a generator)
  • Maximum Solar Array Open Circuit Voltage (VOC): 450V
  • Full protections and automatic operation including low water protection (both low current and water level sensors), compatible with pressure switches and tank level sensors
  • LCD display screen with running status and info, including power input / output, frequency / speed, and error history.
  • Overload / Stalled motor protection

Premium JA 460w Solar panels

JA are one of the biggest Solar panel manufacturers on the planet there is a reason for that, their quality is top shelf, which is why we match them with our Commodore Solar pumps and Off grid systems. These high watt rated panels feature an excellent 12-year warranty for materials and processing, and a 25-year warranty for linear power output. The panels are measured at the following voltages:

  • Power: 460w
  • Open Circuit: 50V
  • Maximum Power: 42.13V
  • Short Circuit Current: 11.45


Workhorse Pumps come with a 2 year warranty. Commodore Pump Drive comes with a 2 year warranty. If your item is found to be defective within the warranty period we will replace the defective part free of charge. You are welcome to send it back and our factory trained staff will carry out the repair for you free of charge within the warranty period. Repairs outside warranty period available at reasonable cost, shipping is cost of buyer. Consumables, cables, leads, etc.. are not covered by warranty, negligence or misuse is a warranty exclusion. Commodore is not responsible for any direct or indirect expenses or losses related to warranty or non warranty.