SMA SB 3800TLUS-22 Sunny Boy 3800W Grid Tie Inverter

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SMA SB 3800TLUS-22 Summary

SMA SB 3800TLUS-22 Sunny Boy 3800W Grid Tie Inverter

  Sunny Boy 3800TL-US 1-Ph Grid Tied Inverter, 3800W, 208/240VAC, 60Hz, DC Discon, 2 Unfused Input, 2 MPPT, 10 Yr Warr, Ungrounded, Arc-Fault Protection

The Sunny Boy 3800TL-US represents the next step in performance for UL certified inverters. Its transformerless design means high efficiency and reduced weight. Maximum power production is derived from wide input voltage and operating temperature ranges. Multiple MPP trackers and OptiTrac™ Global Peak mitigate the effect of shade and allow for installation at challenging sites. The unique Emergency Power Supply feature provides daytime power in the event of a grid outage. High performance, flexible design and innovative features make the Sunny Boy TL-US series the first choice among solar professionals.

Features of the SMA SB 3800TLUS-22 Sunny Boy 3800W Grid Tie Inverter

Maximum Power Production

  • Shade management with OptiTrac Global Peak MPP tracking
  • Broad voltage range enables production under a variety of conditions
  • Extended operating temperature range allows for extended daily production

Groundbreaking New Features

  • Industry’s only Secure Power Supply provides daytime power in case of grid outage
  • Optional ZigBee connectivity lays the groundwork for integration with future home energy management systems

Flexible Design and Simple Installation

  • Simplified DC wiring concept saves labor and materials
  • Two MPP trackers provide numerous design options for complex roofs
  • Transformerless topology results in lighter weight and higher efficiency

Leading Monitoring and Communications

  • Free Sunny Portal monitoring with global access
  • Large, informative graphic display for easy viewing
  • Available with plug-and-play Webconnect, eliminating the need for a WebBox or datalogger

A Certified and Safe Solution

  • UL 1741 and 1699B compliant
  • >Integrated AFCI meets the requirements of NEC 2011 690.11

Also Known As:

Also Known As:

Technical DataSunny Boy 3000TL-USSunny Boy 3800TL-US Sunny Boy 4000TL-USSunny Boy 5000TL-US
 208 V AC240 V AC208 V AC240 V AC208 V AC240 V AC208 V AC240 V AC
Input (DC)
Max. DC power3200 W4200 W4200 W5300 W
Max. DC voltage600 V
MPP voltage range175 - 480 V
Min. DC voltage / start voltage125 V / 150 V
Max. input current / per MPP tracker18 A / 15 A24 A / 15 A24 A / 15 A125 A / 150 A
Number of MPP trackers / strings per MPP tracker2 / 2
Output (AC)
AC nominal power3000 W3330W3840 W4000 W4550 W5000 W
Max. AC apparent power3000 VA3330 VA3840 VA4000 VA4550 W5000 W
Nominal AC voltage / adjustable208 V / •240 V / •183 – 229 V211 – 264 V208 V / •240 V / •208 V / •240 V / •
AC voltage range183 V - 229 V211 - 264 V183 V - 229 V211 - 264 V183 V - 229 V211 - 264 V183 V - 229 V211 - 264 V
AC grid frequency; range60 Hz / 59.3 - 60.5 Hz
Max. output current15 A16 A20 A22 A
Power factor1
Phase conductors / connection phases1/2
Harmonics< 4 %
Max. efficiency96.8 %97.1 %96.8 %97.2 %96.8 %97.2 %96.8 %97.1 %
CEC efficiency96%96.5%96%96.5% 96%96.5% 96%96.5% 
Protection devices
DC reverse-polarity protectionyes
AC short circuit protectionyes
Galvanically isolated / all-pole sensitive monitoring unityes / yes
Protection class / overvoltage categoryI / IV
General data
Dimensions (W x H x D)490 x 519 x 185 mm
(19.3 x 20.5 x 7.3 in)
DC Disconnect dimensions
(W x H xD)
187 x 297 x 190 mm
(7.4 x 11.7 x 7.5 in)
Packing dimensions (W x H x D)617 x 597 x 800 mm
(24.3 x 23 x 31,5)
DC Disconnect packing dimensions
(W x H x D)
370 x 240 x 280mm
(14.6 x 9.4 x 11in)
Weight / DC Disconnect weightapprox.24 kg (53 lb) /
3.5 kg (8 lb)
Packing weight / DC Disconnect packing weightapprox. 27 kg (60 lb) /
3.5 kg (8 lb)
Operating temperature range (full power)-40 °C ... +60 °C /
 -40°F ... +140°F
Noise emission (typical)≤ 25 dB(A)≤ 25 dB(A)< 25 db(A)< 29 db(A)
Internal consumption: (night))< 1 W
Cooling conceptConvection
Electronics protection rating / connection areaNEMA 3R
Secure Power Supplyyesyesyesyes
Display: graphicyesyesyesyes
Interfaces: RS485 / Webconnectopt. / opt.opt. / opt.opt. / opt.opt. / opt.
Interface: ZigBeeopt.opt.opt.opt.
Warranty: 10 / 15 / 20 yearsyes / opt. / opt.yes / opt. / opt.yes / opt. / opt.yes / opt. / opt.
Certificates and permits (more available on request)UL1741, UL1998, IEEE 1547, FCC Part 15 (Class A & B), CSA C22.2 No. 107.1-2001
Type designationSB 3000TLUS-22SB 3800TLUS-22SB 4000TLUS-22SB 5000TLUS-22

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