PSPV availability

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PSPV availability

Post by SteveH » Tue Aug 22, 2006 7:17 am

Maybe I just need to relax, but I ordered a PSPV plus breakers, etc., just over a month back and my supplier says he's trying to find out why it hasn't been shipped from where he gets them. I contacted two other suppliers off the Internet and both told me they are on backorder right now, no word on when available. Is this just coincidence? My two new MX60s were in stock, etc., is there a backlog of orders for the PSPV or something? Not an emergency, just wondering after all this time.

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Post by mvrck » Tue Aug 22, 2006 11:54 am

I have seen this issue with the PSPV and other Outback items. These guys are very popular and suppliers cannot keep items in stock. Outback is making things as fast as they can. I try to plan way ahead to be sure things go as planned, but sometimes you get a delay... I use multiple suppliers and work around this when possible, it can't always be helped, though.
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Post by sparky » Tue Aug 22, 2006 4:06 pm

This industry does force one to have contingencies. I like 6 weeks minimum for planning. Panels are just a big pain !

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Post by SteveH » Mon Sep 11, 2006 11:20 am

I'll reply to my own original post to say I've just about reached the 2-month point and still no PSPV. My supplier says he is not able, so far, to get info' from anyone, gotta wait. My first experience with Outback is becoming trying. I've got power: I simply have a wad of wires twisted together with a buncha elec. tape, temporarily. So it isn't a crisis, just annoying as everything.

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Post by crewzer » Mon Sep 11, 2006 2:37 pm

If you haven't tried them yet, a couple of on-line sources to consider are listed below. The Solar Biz only takes orders over the phone, so you can inquire about stock when you talk to 'em. It's also worth calling NAWS to check stock first.

The Solar Biz: http://www.thesolar.biz/
Nothern Arizona Wind and Sun (NAWS): http://store.solar-electric.com/

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