Design a PV System with the OutBack GS8048 + 2 FLEXmax 80's

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DC Electrical Properties

  • Maximum Input Current 160A
  • Start Voltage 40V
  • Max DC Input Voltage 150V
  • Peak Power Tracking Voltage 40V - 64V
  • Number of MPPTs 2
  • MPPTs Can Be Paralleled No
  • Maximum Current per MPPT 80A
  • Operating Voltage Range 40V - 64V
  • Polarity of Ground Negative
  • DC Disconnect No
  • Number of String Inputs 2
  • Includes Fuses for String Inputs No
  • Max Rating for String Fuses data not available
  • Rating of Included String Fuses not applicable
  • DC Input Wire Gauge Range 2/0 AWG – 2/0 AWG
  • Integrated DC Arc Fault Protection No

AC Electrical Properties

  • Rated Power Output 8000W
  • Compatible Utility Voltages 240V
  • Peak Efficiency 95%
  • Weighted Efficiency 90%
  • Maximum Output Current 33.3A
  • Max OCPD rating 50A
  • AC Disconnect No
  • AC Input Wire Gauge Range 8 AWG – 6 AWG
  • Sleep Consumption 0W
  • Standby Consumption 0W

Mechanical Characteristics

  • Height 28in (711mm)
  • Width 16in (406mm)
  • Depth 8.7in (222mm)
  • Weight 125lb (56.7kg)
  • CSI-Approved Built-in Meter No
  • NEMA Enclosure Rating NEMA 4
  • Cooling Method Forced Air

Environmental Constraints

  • Ambient Temperature Range -40°F - 140°F (-40°C - 60°C)

Warranties and Compliances

  • Compliances UL 1741
  • CSI Listed Yes

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