Design a PV System with the SMA SB8000US

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DC Electrical Properties

  • Maximum Input Current 36A
  • Start Voltage 365V
  • Max DC Input Voltage 600V
  • Peak Power Tracking Voltage 300V - 480V
  • Number of MPPTs 1
  • Polarity of Ground Either
  • DC Disconnect Yes
  • Number of String Inputs 4
  • Includes Fuses for String Inputs Yes
  • Max Rating for String Fuses 20A
  • Rating of Included String Fuses 15A
  • DC Input Wire Gauge Range 10 AWG – 6 AWG

AC Electrical Properties

  • Rated Power Output 8000W
  • Compatible Utility Voltages 240V, 277V
  • Peak Efficiency 96.5%
  • Weighted Efficiency 96%
  • Maximum Output Current 32A (240V)
    29A (277V)
  • AC Disconnect No
  • AC Input Wire Gauge Range 10 AWG – 6 AWG
  • Sleep Consumption 0.1W
  • Standby Consumption data not available

Mechanical Characteristics

  • Height 24.1in (612mm)
  • Width 18.4in (467mm)
  • Depth 9.5in (241mm)
  • Weight 148lb (67.1kg)
  • CSI-Approved Built-in Meter Yes
  • NEMA Enclosure Rating NEMA 3R
  • Cooling Method Forced Air

Environmental Constraints

  • Ambient Temperature Range -13°F - 113°F (-25°C - 45°C)

Warranties and Compliances

  • Compliances UL 1741, UL 1998, IEEE 1547
  • CSI Listed Yes

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