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    Arc fault with Sunny Boy 5000TL

    So I trying hooking up the 310w panels today just to check and the AFCI test was successful, unlike the other 10 or 15 times I tried it and got AFCI failure. I didn't do anything different than the other times I had tried. Go Figure!!!
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    Arc fault with Sunny Boy 5000TL

    Here is a picture of both the 310w panels on the roof and the 110w panels on the ground. The 110's hooked to the SunnyBoy works fine. If I try and hook up the 310w panels either by themselves or with the 110w panels, I get the fault both ways. The issues I've had in the past was with the 110w...
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    Arc fault with Sunny Boy 5000TL

    The fault is immediately on start-up The wires are routed differently, I plugged them in in reverse order, but still have the polarity correct, I've double checked that. The return wire is actually shorter than when it was on the roof previously. Same thing happens if the 110w is removed. I...
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    Arc fault with Sunny Boy 5000TL

    I recently installed a new shed to house the electronics for my solar panels and wind turbine. I have had 18 Evergreen 110w panels and 9 Astronergy 310w panels connected to a Sunny Boy 5000TL inverter since Nov. 2014. The 310w panels were on the roof of a shed that was falling down, so I...
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