SUNNY BOY 5000-US / 6000-US / 7000-US / 8000-US

SUNNY BOY 5000-US / 6000-US / 7000-US / 8000-US

Versatile performer with UL certification

The Sunny Boy 5000-US, 6000-US, 7000-US and 8000-US inverters are UL certified and feature excellent efficiency. Graduated power classes provide flexibility in system design. Automatic grid voltage detection* and an integrated DC disconnect switch simplify installation, ensuring safety as well as saving time. These models feature galvanic isolation and can be used with all types of modules-crystalline as well as thin-film.

Extended operating temperature range to -40 °C available. Please specify when ordering.

* US Patent US7352549B1

       

Certifications

  • For countries that require UL certification (UL 1741/IEEE 1547)
  • Optional integrated AFCI functionality meets the requirements of NEC 2011 690.11


Efficient

  • 97% peak efficiency
  • OptiCool™ active temperature management system


Safe

  • Galvanic isolation


Simple

  • Patented automatic grid voltage detection*
  • Integrated DC disconnect switch

Assembled in the USA

  • Compliant with ARRA "Buy American" clause

 

 

* US Patent US7352549B1

  Sunny Boy 5000-US Sunny Boy 6000-US Sunny Boy 7000-US Sunny Boy 8000-US
  208 V AC
240 V AC
277 V AC
208 V AC
240 V AC
277 V AC
208 V AC
240 V AC
277 V AC
240 V AC
277 V AC
Input (DC)        
Max. recommended PV power (@ module STC) 6250 W 7500 W 8750 W 10000 W
Max. DC power (@ cos φ = 1) 5300 W 6350 W 7400 W 8600 W
Max. DC voltage 600 V 600 V 600 V 600 V
DC nominal voltage 310 V 310 V 310 V 345 V
MPP voltage range 250 V – 480 V 250 V – 480 V 250 V – 480 V 300 V – 480 V
Min. DC voltage / start voltage 250 V / 300 V 250 V / 300 V 250 V / 300 V 300 V / 365 V
Max. input current / per string (at DC disconnect) 21 A / 20 A
36 A @ combined terminal
25 A / 20 A
36 A @ combined terminal
30 A / 20 A
36 A @ combined terminal
30 A / 20 A
36 A @ combined terminal
Number of MPP trackers / fused strings per MPP tracker 1 / 4 (DC disconnect) 1 / 4 (DC disconnect) 1 / 4 (DC disconnect) 1 / 4 (DC disconnect)
         
Output (AC)        
AC nominal power 5000 W 6000 W 7000 W 7680 W
8000 W
Max. AC apparent power 5000 VA 6000 VA 7000 VA 7680 VA
8000 VA
Nominal AC voltage / adjustable 208 V / yes
240 V / yes
277 V / yes
208 V / yes
240 V / yes
277 V / yes
208 V / yes
240 V / yes
277 V / yes
240 V / yes
277 V / yes
AC voltage range 183 – 229 V
211 – 264 V
244 – 305 V
183 – 229 V
211 – 264 V
244 – 305 V
183 – 229 V
211 – 264 V
244 – 305 V
211 – 264 V
244 – 305 V
AC grid frequency; range 60 Hz; 59.3 – 60.5 Hz 60 Hz; 59.3 – 60.5 Hz 60 Hz; 59.3 – 60.5 Hz 60 Hz; 59.3 – 60.5 Hz
Max. output current 24 A
21 A
18 A
29 A
25 A
22 A
34 A
29 A
25 A
32 A
29 A
Power factor (cos φ) 1 1 1 1
Phase conductors / connection phases 1 / 2
1 / 2
1 / 1
1 / 2
1 / 2
1 / 1
1 / 2
1 / 2
1 / 1
1 / 2
1 / 1
Harmonics < 4% < 4% < 4% < 4%
         
Efficiency        
Max. effi ciency 96.7%
96.8%
96.8%
96.9%
96.8%
97.0%
97.1%
96.9%
97.0%
96.3%
96.5%
CEC efficiency 95.5%
95.5%
95.5%
95.5%
95.5%
96.0%
95.5%
96.0%
96.0%
96.0%
96.0%
         
Protection devices        
DC reverse-polarity protection yes yes yes yes
Integrated AFCI* opt. opt. opt. opt.
AC short circuit protection yes yes yes yes
Galvanically isolated / all-pole sensitive monitoring unit yes / — yes / — yes / — yes / —
Protection class / overvoltage category* I / III I / III I / III I / III
         
General data        
Dimensions (W / H / D) in mm (in) 470 / 615 / 240 (18.5 / 24 / 9) 470 / 615 / 240 (18.5 / 24 / 9) 470 / 615 / 240 (18.5 / 24 / 9) 470 / 615 / 240 (18.5 / 24 / 9)
DC Disconnect dimensions (W / H / D) in mm (in) 187 / 297 / 190 (7 / 12 / 7.5) 187 / 297 / 190 (7 / 12 / 7.5) 187 / 297 / 190 (7 / 12 / 7.5) 187 / 297 / 190 (7 / 12 / 7.5)
Packing dimensions (W / H / D) in mm (in) 390 / 580 / 800 (16 / 23 / 31.5) 390 / 580 / 800 (16 / 23 / 31.5) 390 / 580 / 800 (16 / 23 / 31.5) 390 / 580 / 800 (16 / 23 / 31.5)
DC Disconnect packing dimensions (W / H / D) in mm (in) 370 / 240 / 280 (15 / 9 / 11) 370 / 240 / 280 (15 / 9 / 11) 370 / 240 / 280 (15 / 9 / 11) 370 / 240 / 280 (15 / 9 / 11)
Weight / DC Disconnect weight 64 kg (141 lb) / 3.5 kg (8 lb) 64 kg (141 lb) / 3.5 kg (8 lb) 64 kg (141 lb) / 3.5 kg (8 lb) 66 kg (145 lb) / 3.5 kg (8 lb)
Packing weight / DC Disconnect packing weight 67 kg (147 lb) / 4 kg (9 lb) 67 kg (147 lb) / 4 kg (9 lb) 67 kg (147 lb) / 4 kg (9 lb) 69 kg (152 lb) / 4 kg (9 lb)
Operating temperature range (full power)** –25 °C ... +45 °C (–13 °F ... +113 °F) –25 °C ... +45 °C (–13 °F ... +113 °F) –25 °C ... +45 °C (–13 °F ... +113 °F) –25 °C ... +45 °C (–13 °F ... +113 °F)
Noise emission (typical) 44 dB(A) 45 dB(A) 46 dB(A) 49 dB(A)
Internal consumption at night 0.1 W 0.1 W 0.1 W 0.1 W
Topology LF transformer LF transformer LF transformer LF transformer
Cooling concept OptiCool OptiCool OptiCool OptiCool
Electronics protection rating / connection area NEMA 3R / NEMA 3R NEMA 3R / NEMA 3R NEMA 3R / NEMA 3R NEMA 3R / NEMA 3R
         
Features        
Display: text line / graphic yes / — yes / — yes / — yes / —
Interfaces: RS485 / Bluetooth opt. / opt. opt. / opt. opt. / opt. opt. / opt.
Warranty: 10 / 15 / 20 years yes / opt. / opt. yes / opt. / opt. yes / opt. / opt. yes / opt. / opt.
Certificates and permits (more available on request) UL1741 (Second edition), UL1998, UL1699B, IEEE 1547, FCC Part 15 (Class A & B). CSA C22.2 No. 107.1-2001 UL1741 (Second edition), UL1998, UL1699B, IEEE 1547, FCC Part 15 (Class A & B). CSA C22.2 No. 107.1-2001 UL1741 (Second edition), UL1998, UL1699B, IEEE 1547, FCC Part 15 (Class A & B). CSA C22.2 No. 107.1-2001 UL1741 (Second edition), UL1998, UL1699B, IEEE 1547, FCC Part 15 (Class A & B). CSA C22.2 No. 107.1-2001
         
*For AFCI functionality or overvoltage category IV, specify SBXXXXUS-12 when ordering        
**Extended operating temperature range to -40 °C available. Please specify when ordering.        
NOTE: US inverters ship with gray lids.        
Data at nominal conditions        
Type designation SB 5000US SB 6000US SB 7000US SB 8000US

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Brochure



SMA Inverters & Utility Grid Configuration - Common Ultility Grid Transformers in 60 Hz in North America, Central America, and the Caribbean
Type: Brochure
Language: English (US)
Document number: COMMONTXCONFI_AUS135019
Version number: 1.9
Data sheet



SUNNY BOY 5000-US/6000-US/7000-US/8000-US with integrated AFCI - Versatile performer with UL certification
Type: Data sheet
Language: English (US)
Document number: SUNNYBOY5678_AFCI-DUS141110W
Version number: 1.0



SUNNY BOY 5000-US/6000-US/7000-US/8000-US - Versatile performer with UL Certification
Type: Data sheet
Language: English (US)
Document number: SUNNYBOY5678-DUS125036
Version number: 3.6



SUNNY BOY 5000-US/6000-US/7000-US/8000-US - Versatile performer certified to CSA standards
Type: Data sheet
Language: English (US)
Document number: SUNNYBOY5678-DCA125036
Version number: 3.6
Installation Guide



SMA POWER BALANCER - Installation Guide
Type: Installation Guide
Language: English (US)
Document number: SBUS-PowBal-IUS102810
Version number: 1.0



SUNNY BOY 5000-US/6000-US/7000-US/8000-US - Installation Manual
Type: Installation Guide
Language: English (US)
Document number: SB50US-80US-IA-en-37
Version number: 3.7
Technical Manual



TECHNICAL NOTE - DC Input Current Ratings for SUNNY BOY Inverters
Type: Technical Manual
Language: English (US)
Document number: TECHNSBDCINPU-HUS112912
Version number: 1.2



TECHNICAL NOTE - DC Disconnect UL Listing Update
Type: Technical Manual
Language: English (US)
Document number: TECHNOTE20A-HUS091712
Version number: 1.2
Technical information



PV Inverters - Use of PV inverters in off-grid systems and backup systems in North and South America
Type: Technical information
Language: English (US)
Document number: SB-OffGrid-TI-US-en-15
Version number: 1.5



Medium-Voltage Transformer - Important requirements for medium-voltage transformers for SUNNY BOY, SUNNY MINI CENTRAL and SUNNY TRIPOWER
Type: Technical information
Language: English (US)
Document number: MV-Trafo-SB_SMC_STP-TI-US_en-10
Version number: 1.0
Certificate



Production Test Report - According to UL1741 Second Edition, January 28, 2010, IEEE 1547 (2003) and IEEE 1547.1 (2005)
Type: Certificate
Language: English (US)
Document number: SBUS-ZE-PTR-en-14
Version number: 1.4



Intertek - Authorization To Mark - SUNNY BOY 5000US-11/6000US-11/7000US-11/8000US-11
Type: Certificate
Language: English (US)
Document number: ATM_SB5-8US-ZEUS113010
Version number: 1.0



Buy American Act of 1933 - Qualification Letter
Type: Certificate
Language: English (US)
Document number: BAA Qualification Letter 02042014
Version number: 1.4



UL - NOTICE OF AUTHORIZATION TO APPLY THE UL MARK - SUNNY BOY 3000US/3800US-10/4000US/5000US/6000US/7000US/8000US
Type: Certificate
Language: English (US)
Document number: UL_SB30-80US-ZEN110810
Version number: 1.0



CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE - SUNNY BOY (SB 5000US/6000US/7000US/8000US) / WINDY BOY (WB 5000US/6000US/ 7000US/8000US)
Type: Certificate
Language: English (US)
Document number: SB_WB_50US-80US-ZE-CoCUL-en-11
Version number: 1.1



CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE - SUNNY BOY 3000US-12/3800US-12/SB4000US-12/5000US-12/6000US-12/7000US-12/8000US-12, SUNNY BOY 6000TLUS-12/7000TLUS-12/8000TLUS-12/9000TLUS-12/10000TLUS-12/11000TLUS-12 and SUNNY BOY 2000HF-US-32/SB2500HF-US-32/SB3000HF-US-32
Type: Certificate
Language: English (US)
Document number: SBUS12-SBTLUS12-SBHFUS32-ZE-CoCUL-en-10
Version number: 1.0



PRODUCT GENERAL INFORMATION - Noise emission SUNNY BOY
Type: Certificate
Language: English (US)
Document number: PGI_Gemis_SBUS-ZEN112410
Version number: 1.0
Warranty



ORDER FORM - SMA WARRANTY EXTENSION - Warranty Extensions for SMA America Sunny Boy Products
Type: Warranty
Language: English (US)
Document number: US_SO107-0078-001_r04
Version number: 4.0



SMA SERVICE CALL REBATE FORM
Type: Warranty
Language: English (US)
Document number: SERVICEREBATE-FUS133421
Version number: 2.1



SMA America LLC Factory Warranty - Sunny Boy, Sunny Island, Sunny Tripower, SMA Fuel Save Controller, Monitoring Systems
Type: Warranty
Language: English (US)
Document number: SBSMC_SIWB-ZE-GEBED-US_en-34
Version number: 3.4
White Paper



PV Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter - Direct Current Arc-Fault Detection in PV Systems - SUNNY BOY
Type: White Paper
Language: English (US)
Document number: AFCI_WHITEPAPER-UUS130912
Version number: 1.2