Design a PV System with the SMA SB 3800V

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DC Electrical Properties

  • Maximum Input Current 20A
  • Start Voltage 250V
  • Max DC Input Voltage 500V
  • Peak Power Tracking Voltage 200V - 400V
  • Number of MPPTs 1
  • Operating Voltage Range 200V - 500V
  • Polarity of Ground Either
  • DC Disconnect No
  • Number of Modules Per Inverter 3
  • Includes Fuses for String Inputs No
  • Max Rating for String Fuses 16A
  • Rating of Included String Fuses not applicable
  • DC Input Wire Gauge Range 10 AWG – 6 AWG
  • Integrated DC Arc Fault Protection No

AC Electrical Properties

  • Rated Power Output 3800W
  • Compatible Utility Voltages 240V
  • Peak Efficiency 95.6%
  • Weighted Efficiency 94.7%
  • Maximum Output Current 18A
  • Max OCPD rating data not available
  • AC Disconnect No
  • AC Input Wire Gauge Range 10 AWG – 6 AWG
  • Sleep Consumption 0.1W
  • Standby Consumption 0W

Mechanical Characteristics

  • Height 13.9in (352mm)
  • Width 17.7in (450mm)
  • Depth 9.3in (236mm)
  • 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 - 140°F (-25°C - 60°C)

Warranties and Compliances

  • Compliances data not available
  • CSI Listed No

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