SMA 5kW, 240 Volt | SB5000-US | Sunny Boy Inverter

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SKU: SB5000-US Brand: SMA
       Volt        Price Per Watt
5000 240 $0.46
You Save: $1361 (37.40%)
   Retail Price: $3640

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The new Sunny Boy high frequency inverters represent the next step in innovative SMA technology. Featuring world-class efficiency, a slim-line enclosure and reduced weight, the Sunny Boy high frequency inverters can be mounted in between wall studs, making it perfect for new construction, in addition to space-constrained retrofits. Installation is made simple by automatic grid detection**, field configuration for positive ground and a wide input voltage range of 175 to 600 volts, which provides exceptional system designflexibility. The modern graphic display and wireless Bluetooth®communication system also makes the new Sunny Boy easy to use.



The Sunny Boy 5000-US inverters are UL certified and feature excellent efficiency.Graduated power classes provide flexibility in system design. Automatic grid voltage detection* and an integrated DC disconnect switch simplify installation, ensuring safety as well as saving time. These models feature galvanic isolation and can be used with all types of modules — crystalline as well as thin-film.

SMA 5kW Sunny Boy SB5000-US Inverter is based upon state-of-the art technology that makes it among the best performing inverters of all times. This high quality inverter characterizes extreme efficiency, ease of use and reliability. The system is better suited for small and mid-range applications. It incorporates latest technologies like OptiTrac and H5-Topology. The Sunny Boy inverter is a high-output driven inverter providing a maximum solar yield. It is the suitable choice for those looking for a long-lasting investment. The model is field configurable with automatic grid-voltage detection. The system design is flexible with a built-in DC disconnect switch. The SMA 5kW Sunny Boy SB5000-US inverter is rugged, safe and easy to setup.


  • Light-weight and easy to install
  • High output
  • Galvanic isolation for protection
  • Intelligent temperature management system
  • Built-in DC disconnect switch
  • Bluetooth®
  • User-friendly graphic display
  • High quality engineering and construction
  • Field-configurable


Safety Ratings & Certifications


 Input Data (DC)

Max. recommended PV power (STC) 6250 W
Max. DC power (cosφ=1) 5300 W
Max. DC voltage 600 V
DC nominal voltage 310 V
MPP voltage range 250V-480V
Min. DC voltage / start voltage 250-300V
Max. input current / per string
Number of MPP trackers / fused strings pre MPP trackers
1 / 4


 Output Data (AC)

AC nominal power 5000 W
Max. AC apparent power 5000 VA
Nominal AC voltage 240V
AC voltage range 211 – 264  V
AC grid frequency; range
60 Hz; 59.3 – 60.5 Hz
Max. output current 21 A
Power Factor (cosφ) 1
Phase conductors / connection phases 1 / 2
Harmonics <4%



CEC efficiency 95.5%


 Mechanical Data

Dimensions (WxHxD) 18.5” x 24” x 9”
DC Disconnect dimension 7" x 12" x 7.5"
Packing dimension
16" x 23" x 31.5"
DC Disconnect packing dimension
15" x 9" x 11"
Weight / DC Disconnect weight 64 kg (141 lb) / 3.5 kg (8 lbs)
Packing weight / DC Disconnect packing weight 67 kg (147 lb) / 4 kg (9 lbs)
Operating temperature range (full power)
–25 °C ... +45 °
Noise emission (typical) 44 dB(A)
Internal consumption at night 0.1 W
Topology LF transformer
Cooling concept OptiCool
Electronics protection rating / connection area NEMA 3R / NEMA 3R



Certificates and permits UL1741 (Second Ed.), UL1998, UL1699B, IEEE 1547, FCC Part 15 (Class A & B), CSA C22.2 No. 107.1-2001


 Warranty Information

Warranty 10 year limited warranty

SMA 5kW, 240 Volt | SB5000-US | Sunny Boy Inverter

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