Design a PV System with the SMA SB 1.5-1VL-40

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DC Electrical Properties

  • Maximum Input Current 10A
  • Start Voltage 80V
  • Max DC Input Voltage 600V
  • Peak Power Tracking Voltage 160V - 500V
  • Number of MPPTs 1
  • Operating Voltage Range 50V - 6000V
  • Polarity of Ground Floating
  • DC Disconnect Yes
  • Number of Modules Per Inverter 1
  • 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 14 AWG – 8 AWG
  • Integrated DC Arc Fault Protection No

AC Electrical Properties

  • Rated Power Output 1500W
  • Compatible Utility Voltages 240V
  • Peak Efficiency 97.2%
  • Weighted Efficiency 96.1%
  • Maximum Output Current 7A
  • Max OCPD rating data not available
  • AC Disconnect No
  • AC Input Wire Gauge Range 10 AWG – 6 AWG
  • Sleep Consumption 2W
  • Standby Consumption 0W

Mechanical Characteristics

  • Height 18.1in (460mm)
  • Width 14.1in (357mm)
  • Depth 4.8in (122mm)
  • Weight 20.3lb (9.2kg)
  • CSI-Approved Built-in Meter Yes
  • NEMA Enclosure Rating NEMA 3R
  • Cooling Method Natural Convection

Environmental Constraints

  • Ambient Temperature Range -13°F - 140°F (-25°C - 60°C)

Warranties and Compliances

  • Compliances data not available
  • CSI Listed Yes

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