Design a PV System with the Canadian Solar CS6K-280M (280W)

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DC Electrical Characteristics

  • STC Power Rating 280W
  • PTC Power Rating 253.9W 1
  • STC Power per unit of area 15.9W/ft2 (171.1W/m2)
  • Peak Efficiency 17.11%
  • Power Tolerances 0%/+2%
  • Number of Cells 60
  • Nominal Voltage not applicable
  • Imp 8.89A
  • Vmp 31.5V
  • Isc 9.43A
  • Voc 38.5V
  • NOCT 45°C
  • Temp. Coefficient of Isc 0.05%/K
  • Temp. Coefficient of Power -0.41%/K
  • Temp. Coefficient of Voltage -0.119V/K
  • Series Fuse Rating 15A
  • Maximum System Voltage 1000V

Mechanical Characteristics

  • Type Monocrystalline Silicon
  • Output Terminal Type Canadian Solar T4
  • Output Cable Wire Gauge 12 AWG
  • Output Cable Wire Type PV Wire
  • Output Cable Wire Length 39.4in (1,000mm)
  • Frame Color Clear
  • Backsheet Color data not available
  • Length 65in (1,650mm)
  • Width 39.1in (992mm)
  • Depth 1.6in (40mm)
  • Weight 40.1lb (18.2kg)
  • 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 Type 1
  • Compliances UL 1703, IEC 61215, IEC 61730, CEC
  • CSI Listed Yes

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