DESCRIPTION Combining up to 5 solar panel inputs into one, and each input can be equipped with a circuit breaker. SAFETY PROTECTION Circuit breaker and surge protection device can be installed to provide overload/short circuit protection and lightning protection. EASY TO INSTALL Offers built-in standard DIN rail for easy installation. IDEAL FOR OUTDOOR Protection level at IP55. The double slope top design and rubber seals on door make it more suitable for outdoor environments. Suitable for both On-Grid and Off-Grid Solar Systems. Material and workmanship warranty for 1 year. The Renogy 5 Strings Solar Combiner Box is the ideal solution to combine inputs from up to 5 strings of solar panels into a single output. It accepts up to five 1P miniature circuit breakers and one 2P surge protection device for improved safety of the solar system. The built-in standard DIN rail enables easy installation of the protection devices. Equipped with a rain cap and rubber seals, the grey steel enclosure is designed to survive in outdoor environments. The knockouts are reserved for waterproof strain reliefs or conduits. 5 TO 1 CONNECTION Combining up to 5 solar panel inputs into one, and each input can be equipped with a circuit breaker which can protect wires and devices. SAFETY PROTECTION The product accepts up to five 1P miniature circuit breakers and one 2P surge protection device. They can provide overload/short circuit protection and lightning protection for improving the safety of the solar system. Please note all the breakers, interrupter and surge protection device are not included. IDEAL FOR OUTDOOR Protection level at IP55. It is designed with a rain cap, the double slope design can be more effective to prevent from wind and rain, and makes the outdoor system use safer. The door is equipped with rubber seals which can prevent rain from entering the box. PRODUCT DISPLAY The diagram detailed shows all components of the box, besides these, waterproof strain reliefs or conduit are reserved for installation. EASY TO USE The product offers a built-in standard DIN rail for easy installation. Mounting holes are reserved on the back for fixation make sure the box is firm and stable. When you lock the door, screw the black ring first and then lock it with the key. When you open it, use the key first, and then twist the black ring. WHAT'S IN THE BOX The diagram shows all the accessories of a solar combiner box. NOTE If you have any questions regarding this product, please call us at 1 (909) 287-7111 or or submit a ticket for troubleshooting assistance. More questions about your off-grid power system? Learn more from Renogy Learning Center! RV MARINE CAMPING OUTDOOR CABIN TRUCK Package Includes 5 Strings Solar Combiner Box 1 x 5 Pin Busbar 1 x Rated Current 100A Mechanical Lugs 2 x Key 1 x Labels 2 x 160A 2P DC Molded Case Circuit Breaker Maximum PV Input/Output Voltage 250VDC Recommended Busbar Terminal Torque 26 inch lbs (2.9 Nm) (Compression Terminal), 106 inch lbs (12 Nm) (Lug Terminal) Maximum Number of Input Circuits 5 Busbar Conductor Size 14 AWG~6 AWG (Compression Terminal), 12 AWG~4 AWG (Lug Terminal) Maximum Overcurrent Protection Device Rated Current 63A Knockout Diameter 1.99 inch (2), 1.12 inch (2) Rated Short Circuit Current 6KA DIN Rail Width 1.38 inch (35 mm) Maximum Output Current 100A Enclosure Material Cold-Formed Steel Number of Busbars 2 (PV Negative Busbar, Grounding Busbar) Enclosure Protection Rating IP55 Busbar Rated Current 200A Enclosure Security Keyed Cam Lock Busbar Material Copper Mounting Method Vertical Wall Mount Busbar Terminal Compression Terminals (24), Lug Terminal (1) Installation Environment Outdoor/Indoor Busbar Screw M5 (Compression Terminal), M8 (Lug Terminal) Accessories Mechanical Specifications 5 Pin Busbar Rated Current 100A Dimensions 17.1 x 15.0 x 8.8 in (435 x 379.7 x 222.5 mm) Mechanical Lugs (2) Key and Labels(2) Weight 20.9lb Warranty Knockout Diameter 1.99 inch (4), 1.12 inch (4) Material and workmanship warranty 1 Year 1.If the ground wire is attached from the combiner box to the grounding rod, do the panels still need to be grounded? If the panels are grounded to the same rod, I suppose you do not need to add a second grounding. In the case of an electrical storm, the grounding of the combiner panel is of the upmost importance. 2. Can I use different wattage panels to connect to this box? No, only panels with the same voltage and wattage can be connected to the same box. 3. Under what circumstances is this used? It is mainly used in home kits to combine up to 5 solar panel inputs into one single output, and it can be installed either indoor or outdoor. 4. Does a surge protective device have to be installed? Yes, we suggested installing it in order to avoid device damage caused by lightning. More questions about your off-grid power system? Learn more from Renogy Learning Center!