FRONIUS PRIMO 5.0 SC SOLAR INVERTER
The Primo 5.0-1 Superior Current (SC) – designed to give the best of both the AUS and INT versions in a single unit. With two 27A MPPTs, the Primo 5.0-1 SC allows the installation of parallel strings for most module types, giving installers maximum design flexibility and overcoming the limitations of the INT version.
Has a full 5000W AC output, meaning realisation of STCs for up to 6.66kW of PV. The included communication package, with WLAN, energy management, several interfaces and much more, allows the Fronius Primo to communicate with the user, the PV system and the grid.
Smart Grid ready, Easy installation and highly flexible, Austrian made and designed 10 year warranty
Reference No. PRIMO5SC
FRONIUS PRIMO 5KW SINGLE PHASE SOLAR INVERTER • DUAL MPPT IP65 WITH WIFI CAPABILITY • AUSTRIAN MADE & DESIGNED • 10 YEAR WARRANTY
With power categories ranging from 3.0 to 8.2 kW, the Fronius Primo perfectly complements the SnapINverter generation. This single-phase, transformerless device is the ideal inverter for private households. Its innovative SuperFlex Design provides maximum flexibility in system design, while the SnapINverter mounting system makes installation and maintenance as easy as possible. The communication package included as standard with WLAN, energy management, numerous interfaces, and much more besides, makes the Fronius Primo a communicative inverter for owner-occupiers.
With its new SnapINverter generation, Fronius has developed a series of devices for photovoltaic systems that stand out due to their intelligent design, maximum flexibility and clever functions. Photovoltaic system planners, installers and operators benefit from the straightforward and safe mounting system, intuitive operation and prompt, uncomplicated technical support.
Thanks to the free slots and open interfaces, Fronius SnapINverters are also well equipped to meet the future demands on photovoltaics. With nominal outputs ranging from 1.5 to 27.0 kW, Fronius has the ideal inverter to suit any system size. Future-proof technology and a revolutionary service plan ensure permanently high yields are achieved and help our customers and users make the vision of 24 hours of sun become a reality.
The Fronius Primo 5.0-1 SC has a 27A current rating per MPPT tracker compared to 18A as per the 5.0-1 International model.
It also has a 5000W output rating compared to 4600W on the Primo 5.0-1 AUS model.
Fronius has been engaged in the field of renewable energy, and in particular solar energy, since 1992. The first Fronius inverter, the “Sunrise”, was developed in 1995, marking the birth of Fronius Solar Energy. The third and youngest of the three Fronius Business Units was responsible for a revolution in 2001, when on the roof of the former production site in Pettenbach, the Fronius IG came into being. This was an immense, innovative leap forward in the field of inverters. For the first time plug-in cards were used to upgrade the device, for example with a WLAN module, giving it a future-proof feature that had never before been deemed possible. The product lifetime of the inverter clearly demonstrates its exceptional quality; it was not until the end of 2015 that the Fronius IG was discontinued.
As well as manufacturing inverters, Fronius has also been consistently working on different research projects right from the start, always with the aim of making renewable energy future-proof. The Fronius Energycell, which first went into development as early as 2002, is one of these projects. This system has been designed to convert solar energy into hydrogen and then store it. In 2009 it was certified as the world’s first system of its kind anywhere in the world by TÜV Süd.
The next evolutionary leap forward for inverters came in 2013: the Fronius Galvo marked the arrival of the SnapINverter generation on the market. The intelligent design of the Fronius Galvo and the models that followed caused delight among installers and customers alike.
The global technology and quality leader, but at the same time a family-run business – this is what makes the Fronius brand stand out. Since being founded in 1945, we have been looking for future-orientated solutions to contemporary technical challenges. We develop innovative technologies for converting and controlling electrical energy with enthusiasm and expertise. Today, with our 30 subsidiaries, and numerous sales partners and representatives, Fronius is represented in over 60 countries.
Even today as an international Group with more than 4,760 employees, we offer you all the advantages of a family company: easily accessible service, competent and motivated contacts and a high level of commitment. We don’t focus on quarterly figures, but on sustainable growth. This is why we think and act with a view to the long term and impress users around the world with our high quality and first-rate service. Through intensive research and the development of innovative technologies, we create for our customers lasting, sustainable and profitable solutions for generating, storing, distributing and consuming renewable energy. In this way we often forge long-term partnerships that constitute much more than just a simple collaboration. Around 1,250 granted patents emphasise Fronius’s status as the global innovation leader. In cooperation with other national and international technology pioneers, we develop solutions that bring us ever closer to our vision of 24 hours of sun.
Snapinverter technology- The SnapINverter generation of inverters features a simple, standardised mounting system, making installation and maintenance easier than ever. A special feature in the design of the device is that the connection area is separate from the power stage set compartment, with both being installed separately. The remarkably light connection area and all its cabling is fitted to the wall first, followed by the power stage set. The innovative hinged system makes installation and servicing extremely user-friendly. The inverter is simply placed in the wall bracket and then secured. This means that it is not necessary to remove the entire inverter for servicing, just the power stage set. All the cabling remains in place.
Integrated data commuincation- We are the first inverter manufacturer to offer a data communication package with fully integrated datalogging, WLAN, Ethernet, energy management, web server and a range of interfaces. The inverter is connected to the internet by network cable or WLAN - without additional cabling - and grants you the perfect overview of how the PV system is operating. Connection to third-party components is provided by means of interfaces such as Modbus TCP SunSpec, Modbus RTU SunSpec or Fronius Solar API (JSON). The open interfaces can also be operated in parallel to the Fronius Solar.web.
Superflex design- The Fronius SuperFlex Design is an ingenious combination of technical performance attributes that make designing your PV system not only extremely simple, but also incredibly flexible. The key performance factors of the SuperFlex Design are two MPP trackers, together with a high system voltage and wide DC input voltage range. Every DC input, and therefore every MPP tracker, is able to accommodate the entire nominal output of the inverter. Regardless of whether the inverter has to cope with different roof orientations, shading of one or two strings, or the use of residual modules: a Fronius inverter featuring integrated SuperFlex Design will satisfy every conceivable operational PV system planning scenario using just a single inverter model.
Dynamic peak manger- The Dynamic Peak Manager is a new MPP tracking algorithm that dynamically adapts its behaviour when searching for the optimal operating point. Its special feature is that the Dynamic Peak Manager automatically checks the entire characteristic curve on a regular basis and finds the global Maximum Power Point (GMPP), even in partial shade.
Smart grid ready- Fronius inverters are ready for the Smart Grid of tomorrow. The inverters are optimally equipped to meet the technical requirements of grids in the future. A series of smart functions, known as Advanced Grid Features, are built into the devices. They include a number of control functions for optimum feed-in of reactive power and effective power. These functions are designed to enable stable grid operation even when the PV system density is very high and to prevent unwanted interruptions to feed-in and associated yield losses if grid parameters exceed the thresholds. Fronius inverters therefore help to guarantee the yield of a PV system. Furthermore, where feed-in limits are imposed, Fronius inverters can provide dynamic feed-in control with self-consumption taken into account. Just connect the meter and set the feed-in limit!
Primo 5.0 SC
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