230 WATT Business leaders install this module in large commercial applications, demonstrating ﬁnancial astuteness MULTI-PURPOSE MODULE and environmental stewardship. NEC 2008 Compliant ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE High module e ciency for an outstanding balance of size and weight to power and performance. DURABLE Tempered glass, EVA lamination and weatherproof backskin provide long-life and enhanced cell performance. RELIABLE 25-year limited warranty on power output. HIGH PERFORMANCE This module uses an advanced surface texturing process to increase light absorption and improve e ciency. INNOVATIVE Triple tab technology boosts module performance by increasing current collection e cacy. ND-U230C1 NEW TRIPLE TAB TECHNOLOGY. Originally introduced as a 200 watt module, this 60-cell format has a history of continuous improvement through Sharp’s commitment to Sharp multi-purpose modules o er New high e ciency cells each have outstanding performance for a 3 tabs. innovation and manufacturing excellence. This variety of applications. new 230 watt version of our ﬂagship multi- purpose module presents the latest embodiment SHARP: THE NAME TO TRUST of our technology prowess, o ering high power When you choose Sharp, you get more than well-engineered products. You also get Sharp’s and high e ciency. Common applications include proven reliability, outstanding customer service and commercial grid-tied roof systems as well as the assurance of our 25-year limited warranty on ground-mounted arrays. Designed to withstand power output. A global leader in solar electricity, rigorous operating conditions, Sharp’s ND-U230C1 Sharp powers more homes and businesses than any other solar manufacturer worldwide. module o ers high power output per square foot of solar array. B E CO M E P OW E R F U L 230 WATT ND-U230C1 NEC 2008 Compliant Module output cables now 12 AWG with locking connectors ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS IV CURVES Maximum Power (Pmax)* 230 W CELL TEMPERATURE: 25˚C Tolerance of Pmax +10% / -5% 12 240 Type of Cell Polycrystalline silicon 11 220 10 200 Cell Conﬁguration 60 in series 9 180 Open Circuit Voltage (Voc) 37.0 V 1000[W/m2] 8 160 Maximum Power at Voltage (Vpm) 30.3 V Current [A] Power [W] 800[W/m2] 7 140 Short Circuit Current (Isc) 8.24 A 6 120 Maximum Power at Current (Ipm) 7.60 A 5 600[W/m2] 100 Module E ciency (%) 14.1% 4 80 Maximum System (DC) Voltage 600 V 3 60 Series Fuse Rating 15 A 2 40 1 20 NOCT 47.5°C Current vs. Voltage 0 0 Power vs. Voltage Temperature Coe cient (Pmax) -0.485% / °C 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 Voltage [V] Temperature Coe cient (Voc) -0.36% / °C Temperature Coe cient (lsc) 0.053% / °C CURRENT, POWER VS. VOLTAGE CHARACTERISTICS *Measured at (STC) Standard Test Conditions: 25°C, 1 kW/m insolation, AM 1.5 2 MECHANICAL CHARACTERISTICS DIMENSIONS Dimensions (A x B x C below) 39.1” x 64.6” x 1.8”/994 x 1640 x 46 mm B AC K V I E W Cable Length (I) 43.3”/1100 mm A SIDE VIEW Output Interconnect Cable** 12 AWG with MC4 Locking Connector G D Weight 44 lbs / 20 kg E Max Load 50 psf (2400 Pascals) **A safety lock clip (Multi Contact part number PV-SSH4) may be required in F I readily accessible locations per NEC 2008 690.33 (C) Current [A] Power [W] QUALIFICATIONS UL Listed UL 1703 B Fire Rating Class C F WARRANTY 25-year limited warranty on power output Contact Sharp for complete warranty information E D Current vs. Voltage G H C A B C D E 39.1”/994 mm 64.6”/1640 mm 1.8”/46 mm 7.9”/200 mm 14.4”/365 mm Design and speciﬁcations are subject to change without notice. Sharp is a registered trademark of Sharp Corporation. All other trademarks are property of F G H I their respective owners. Contact Sharp to obtain the latest product manuals before using 32.3”/820 mm 3.9”/100 mm 37.7”/958 mm 43.3”/1100 mm any Sharp device. Cover photo: Solar installation by Paciﬁc Power Management, Auburn CA Contact Sharp for tolerance speciﬁcations SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 5901 Bolsa Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 © 2008 Sharp Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
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