Can someone explain this:

I watched Will Prowse's video and elsewhere that they cut a 12awg extension cable to connect to the inverter output terminals. We can buy a 12 awg extension cord with 1-3 outlets. I asked Signature Solar what was the AC output and the answer was 120V 20A. That would mean a maximum power of 2400W only and that would mean the max power the load/loads can draw simultaneously, correct?.

I just pre-order the SPF 3K LVM-ES Growatt inverter. I don't see the specs said about the voltage or correct stted individually. My questions are:

Q1: Even you have a 5K inverter, how would you get a 3K or 5K power from the inverter assuming you have enough solar panels to generate that power if output voltage is about 120V? The amps would have to be greater.

Q.2: Assuming you get an output power of 3K of power, I would think the voltage would vary and not 120V maximum where as the amperage would be around 20 amps,. Otherwise, the output wire from the inverter has to be a smaller awg r(bigger wire) to satisfy the rating.

Please comment and educate me.

Thanks

I watched Will Prowse's video and elsewhere that they cut a 12awg extension cable to connect to the inverter output terminals. We can buy a 12 awg extension cord with 1-3 outlets. I asked Signature Solar what was the AC output and the answer was 120V 20A. That would mean a maximum power of 2400W only and that would mean the max power the load/loads can draw simultaneously, correct?.

I just pre-order the SPF 3K LVM-ES Growatt inverter. I don't see the specs said about the voltage or correct stted individually. My questions are:

Q1: Even you have a 5K inverter, how would you get a 3K or 5K power from the inverter assuming you have enough solar panels to generate that power if output voltage is about 120V? The amps would have to be greater.

Q.2: Assuming you get an output power of 3K of power, I would think the voltage would vary and not 120V maximum where as the amperage would be around 20 amps,. Otherwise, the output wire from the inverter has to be a smaller awg r(bigger wire) to satisfy the rating.

Please comment and educate me.

Thanks

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