Power-One PVI-12.0-I-OUTD-S2-US-480-NG 12kW Aurora String with AC and DC Switches
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Power-One PVI-12.0-I-OUTD-S2-US-480-N Summary

Power-One PVI-12.0-I-OUTD-S2-US-480-NG 12kW Aurora String with AC and DC Switches

PVI-12.0-I-OUTD-S2-US-480-NG 12kW Aurora String Inverter 600VDC, 480VAC, 3-phase isolated, data logger,

Features of the Power-One PVI-12.0-I-OUTD-S2-US-480-NG 12kW Aurora String with AC and DC Switches:

  • With AC and DC Switches - Negative Ground
  • ‘Electrolyte-free’ power converter to further increase the life expectancy and long term reliability
  • True 3-phase bridge topology for DC/AC output converter
  • Night Wake up button to access energy harvesting data and error log
  • Dual input sections with independent MPP tracking, allow optimal energy harvesting from two subarrays
    oriented in different directions
  • High speed and precise MPPT algorithm for real time power tracking and improved energy harvesting
  • Flat efficiency curves ensure high effi ciency at all output levels insuring consistent and stable performance
    across the entire input voltage and output power range
  • Anti-Islanding Protection
  • Watertight NEMA 4X enclosure
  • Integrated DC and AC switch
  • Double channel MPPT
  • RS-485 communication interface (for connection to laptop or datalogger)
  • Compatible with PVI-RADIOMODULE for wireless communication with Aurora PVI-DESKTOP

Also Known As:
PVI 12.0 I OUTD S2 US 480 N

Input Side 
Start-up Input Voltage (Vdcstart)adj. 120...350 V
Operating Input Range (Vdcmin...Vdcmax)0.7 x Vdcstart...520 V
MPP Input range (Vmppmaxf-Vmppmin,f) at full power250...470 V
Input Voltage Range for Full Power Operation with Parallel Configuration of MPPT250...470 V
Input Voltage Range for Full Power Operation with Independent Configuration of MPPT260...470 V (@6,500W) /
240...470 V (@5,800W)
Absolute Maximum Input Voltage Vmax,abs520 V
Number of Independent MPPT2
Maximum Input Current (Idcmax)25.0 A
Number of DC Inputs Pairs2 (3 on -S2 version) for each MPPT
Input Protection 
Reverse Polarity protectionYes
Input Short Circuit Current29.0 A
Input Side Varistors4 (2 for each MPPT)
Photovoltaic Array Isolation ControlGFDI
DC Switch600 V /32 A
Output Side 
AC Grid Connection (Vacmin...V acmax)Three Phases
Rated Power (Pac,r)12,000 W
Power at 50°C/122°F11,160 W
Power at 60°C/140°F8,950 W
Rated Grid Voltage (Vac,r)480 Vac
AC Voltage Range422...528 V
Maximum Output Current (Iac,max)16.0 A
Rated Frequency (fr)60 Hz
Nominal Power Factor> 0.99
Total Harmonic Distortion< 2%
Output Protection 
Anti-islanding protectionAccording to UL 1741
Maximum AC Overcurrent Protection20.0 A
AC Side Varistors3 plus gas arrester
Night Time DisconnectYes
Operating Performance 
Maximum Efficiency (ηmax)97.30%
Weighted Effi ciency (EURO/CEC)- / 97.0 %
Feed In Power Threshold30 W
Stand-by Consumption< 8 W
Night-time power loss< 0.3 W
Monitoring System (PC/Data logger)RS485/232 (opt.), Aurora Desktop (opt.)
Remote ControlRS 485, Wireless (opt.)
User Interface16 characters x 2 lines LCD display
Ambient Temperature Range-25...+60°C /-13...140°F with derating above 45°C/113°F
Relative Humidity< 100 % condensing
Noise Emission< 50 db(A)
Operating Altitude2000 m / 6560 ft
Environmental Protection RatingNEMA 4X
Dimension (H x W x D)716mm x 645mm x 208mm / 28.2” x 25.4” x 8.2” 958 mm x 645mm x 222m / 37.7”x12.8”x8.7” (-S/-S2)
Weight45.8 kg / 99.0 lb 48.5 kg / 107 lb (-S Version)  51.7 / 114 lb (-S2 Version)
Mounting SystemBracket support
Warranty10 std up to 15/20 years opt.
Isolation LevelHF transformer
Safety and EMC StandardUL 1741, CSA - C22.2 N. 107.1-01
Grid StandardIEEE 1547
Available Products Variants 
Standard - Positive GroundPVI-12.0-I-OUTD-US-480-PG
Standard - Negative GroundPVI-12.0-I-OUTD-US-480-NG
With DC Switch - Positive GroundPVI-12.0-I-OUTD-S-US-480-PG
With DC Switch - Negative GroundPVI-12.0-I-OUTD-S-US-480-NG
With AC and DC Switches - Positive GroundPVI-12.0-I-OUTD-S2-US-480-PG
With AC and DC Switches - Negative GroundPVI-12.0-I-OUTD-S2-US-480-NG

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