The GC-1000 is a 1KW DC-to-AC grid-tied inverter designed for residential and commercial on-site power generation systems. Manufactured for both indoor and outdoor use, this complete inverter package meets all code requirements and provides maximum efficiency, reliability, and ease of installation. The inverter can be purchased as a single unit or as part of a packaged system which includes a string combiner, GFI protection, and DC and AC disconnects. An optional interactive data monitor is also available.
Standard Features of the GC-1000
1000 Watt, single-phase AC output at 25C
Peak efficiency of 93% with DC input range of 52 to 92 Volts *
Maximum Power Point Tracking over input range of 55-70 VDC input range
No-load power consumption of only 2.4 Watts
Night time losses eliminated by using control power from PV array
Meets UL 1741 and IEEE 929 guidelines in preventing anti-islanding and detecting over/under frequency and voltage shifts
Automatically limits array current at high temperatures.
UL Listed, NEC Article 690-compliant
Reliability by Design
Standard outdoor-rated enclosure
Innovative thermal design requires no fans and maximizes efficiency
Removable casing allows for easy installation
Rugged, industrial-rated components with low inverter parts count
Standard five-year warranty
Certified by the California Energy Commission
Approved for Utility Interconnection by The New York State Public Service Commission
Optional Code Compliant Package System
The inverter can be purchased as a single unit or as part of a package system including a string combiner, GFI protection, DC and AC disconnects.
Detachable outdoor-rated combiner housing allows for wiring flexibility and alternate DC disconnect location
Fused 10 amp, six input combiner accepts up to #8 AWG wire from each string
Six string combiner inputs allow for a wide range of PV module configurations/power
GFI, DC/AC Disconnects, and Surge Protection
Tandem DC/GFI Disconnect disables the array under system ground fault conditions (meets requirements of NEC Article 690-5 for the residential rooftop installations)
Optional AC Disconnect provides means for local inverter output disconnect
Weatherproof disconnect boot allows easy access for fault isolation and servicing
AC Silicon oxide surge protector required for warranty coverage
Input Range* - 48 V/60 V MPP nominal; 100 V max.
Operating Input Range - 52 to 92 VDC standard; 44 to 75 VDC low volatge version
Utility Feedback Current - 15 A max.
Array Short-Circuit Current - 25 A max. total
Output Volatge - 120 V nominal; 106 to 127 VAC operating
Output Frequency - 60 Hz nominal; 59.5 to 60.5 Hz operating
Output Current - 8.0 A max.; < 5% THD
Temp. Range - -40 to +60C
Efficiency - 93% max.
Tare Losses - 2.4 Watt
Weight - 43 lbs. net, 45 lbs. ship
Dimensions - 19"x8"x6.5" inverter alone
Dimensions - 28.5"x8"x6.5" with string combiner
Enclosure - Outdoor Rated
*Low input voltage (36 V nominal) version available.
†220/240 V, 50 Hz versions also available