OutBack Power and its FLEXmax charge controllers are now compatible with Tigo Energy Inc.’s Fire Safety solution device to meet NEC 2017 module-level rapid shutdown. The tested compatibility includes Tigo’s Fire Safety – TS4-F integrated for smart modules and TS4-A-F add-on for existing PV systems – with OutBack’s FLEXmax 100 and FLEXmax 100 AFCI using powerline communication. The products are now available for residential, commercial, and industrial PV systems from the perspective companies and shipping from many distribution partners.
“The FLEXmax 100 & FLEXmax AFCI from OutBack Power are advanced MPPT charge controller technologies designed for fault intolerance,” says Ian McCluskey, Asst. Product Manager at OutBack Power. “Tigo’s commitment to deliver high quality and reliable products aligns with our history of providing leading MPPT charge controllers. We see this compatibility as mutually broadening our network to offer safe rapid shutdown options for our customers.”
“Tigo sees demand for rapid shutdown charge controller solutions,” says Sarah Ozga, Product Manager at Tigo. “We are pleased to add OutBack Power and its portfolio charge controllers to our compatibility offering. Our mutual, top-of-the-line performance is exactly the flexible solution customers are looking for.”
Tigo’s Fire Safety solutions are available and shipping now with module manufacturers and distributors worldwide.
— Solar Builder magazine