TrueString™ 480V String Inverter, 8 kW 3-phase

Features

  • Rugged 3-phase 480V plug & play system
  • Small and light (hand holdable, 24 lb.)
  • Non-isolated inverter for use with ungrounded DC systems
  • 98.6% peak efficiency
  • 200-850V MPP voltage range for 600V and 1,000V systems
  • 8 kWAC, full power MPP voltage 425-850V
  • Two DC string inputs with independent monitoring and MPPT management.
  • Waterproof NEMA6, silent convection cooling
  • Designed for high reliability, uses no electrolytic capacitors
  • Wide temperature range, -40 to +65 °C
  • Utility-Interactive; Listed to UL1741
  • Compliant with NEC 690.11 arc detection
  • Array-mountable for easy NEC 2014 690.12 compliance
  • CEC-listed

 

Applications

  • Rooftop commercial, usable where other solutions just won’t work - for example coastal, desert, high altitude locations
  • Car ports, parking and shade structures; units may be mounted at any orientation, under modules, on racking without extra strengthening, clear of risk of liability from vandalism
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Literature

Simulation & Modeling

PVsyst

Included in the PVsyst inverter library. Alternatively, download an updated TS480-8k OND file with 300V start voltage here

Helioscope

Included in the Helioscope component library

 

NREL System Advisor Model

Included in the SAM inverter library

 

PVSim

Included in the inverter library

 

3D CAD Modeling

Dimensionally representative Sketchup model here

Dimensionally representative .STP-format model for SolidWorks etc. here

AutoCAD models of the inverter and AC Splice Box here

Ordering

TS480-8k

TrueString 480V Inverter, 8kW, 480V 3-phase

Inverter with MC4-compatible connectors (. MPPT per string, monitoring per string. Includes 10 year limited warranty. Does not include Gateway. Does not include AC cable, must be ordered separately.

 

TS480-8k-AUX

TrueString 480V TrueString Inverter, 8kW, 480V 3-phase, with Aux Connector

Inverter with MC4-compatible connectors (1ea). MPPT per string, monitoring per string, RS485 communication and Aux connector. Includes 10 year limited warranty. Does not include Gateway. Does not include AC cable, must be ordered separately.

 

TS480-8k-AIA

Option - Assembled in America. Must be ordered at time of system purchase.

 

TS480-8k-W25

Option - TrueString System Warranty Extension to 25 years for 1 TrueString 480V

Must be ordered at time of system purchase. Includes system Gateway(s).

 

CBL-480A-05

TrueString 480V AC Cable, 5ft.

Includes TrueString 480V AC mating connector, other end unterminated.

 

CBL-480A-15

TrueString 480V AC Cable, 15ft.

Includes TrueString 480V AC mating connector, other end unterminated.

 

CBL-480A-30

TrueString 480V AC Cable, 30ft.

Includes TrueString 480V AC mating connector, other end unterminated.

 

CBL-480A-50

TrueString 480V AC Cable, 50ft.

Includes TrueString 480V AC mating connector, other end unterminated.

Assembled in America, Option AIA