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DC Electrical Properties

  • Maximum Input Current 18A
  • Start Voltage 285V
  • Max DC Input Voltage 600V
  • Peak Power Tracking Voltage 250V - 480V
  • Number of MPPTs 1
  • Operating Voltage Range 250V - 600V
  • Polarity of Ground Either
  • DC Disconnect Yes
  • Number of Modules Per Inverter 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
  • Integrated DC Arc Fault Protection Yes

AC Electrical Properties

  • Rated Power Output 3800W
  • Compatible Utility Voltages 208V, 240V
  • Peak Efficiency 96.8%
  • Weighted Efficiency 96%
  • Maximum Output Current 16A
  • Max OCPD rating 30A
  • AC Disconnect No
  • AC Input Wire Gauge Range 10 AWG – 6 AWG
  • Sleep Consumption 0.1W
  • Standby Consumption data not available

Mechanical Characteristics

  • Height 13.8in (350mm)
  • Width 17.7in (450mm)
  • Depth 9.3in (235mm)
  • Weight 83.8lb (38kg)
  • CSI-Approved Built-in Meter No
  • 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, UL 1699B
  • CSI Listed Yes

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