Mixing Brand Inverters

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P&E
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Mixing Brand Inverters

Post by P&E » Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:55 am

I currently have a system up and running with a Schneider Inverter and I am getting ready to add another whole system with Outback GS8048 Inverter. The outback system was purchased very cheap from a friend in great condition. My question is can they both be synced to the utility grid? Also, is there an easy to do this.

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Re: Mixing Brand Inverters

Post by Mike Curran » Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:36 pm

They both can sync to the grid, but I don't know if both of them connected to the same battery would create a problem. As far as how to do this, just duplicate the connections you have in your Schneider inverter setup. More details on your existing and the new system might help get a more specific answer to your question.
http://www.tigoenergy.com/site.php?95b2dca2-ca6c
https://enlighten.enphaseenergy.com/public/systems/Hctc107221

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