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DC Electrical Characteristics

  • STC Power Rating 260W
  • PTC Power Rating 235.5W 1
  • STC Power per unit of area 14.2W/ft2 (153.0W/m2)
  • Peak Efficiency 15.3%
  • Power Tolerances 0%/+2%
  • Number of Cells 96
  • Nominal Voltage not applicable
  • Imp 5.27A
  • Vmp 49.3V
  • Isc 5.62A
  • Voc 60V
  • NOCT 45°C
  • Temp. Coefficient of Power -0.45%/K
  • Temp. Coefficient of Voltage -0.21V/K
  • Series Fuse Rating 10A
  • Maximum System Voltage 600V

Mechanical Characteristics

  • Type Monocrystalline Silicon
  • Output Terminal Type Multicontact Connector Type 4
  • Output Cable Wire Gauge 12 AWG
  • Output Cable Wire Type PV Wire
  • Frame Color Clear
  • Length 63.1in (1,602mm)
  • Width 41.8in (1,061mm)
  • Depth 1.6in (40mm)
  • Weight 44.8lb (20.3kg)
  • Installation Method Rack-Mounted

Warranty and Certifications

  • 80% Power Output Warranty Period 25yrs
  • 90% Power Output Warranty Period 10yrs
  • Workmanship Warranty Period 10yrs
  • UL 1703 Fire Classification data not available
  • Compliances data not available
  • CSI Listed No
  • 1. PTC rating calculated using 45°C as the NOCT (Nominal Cell Operating Temperature)

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