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OutBack Power FW-SP-ACA > FlexWare 500 and 1000 Surge Protector

OutBack FLEXware 500 and 1000 Surge Protector -FW-SP-ACA

Our Price: $199.00



OutBack Power FLEXware Surge Protector

Manufacturer Part Number: FW-SP-ACA

FW-AVA with FlexWare surge protector for FlexWare 500 and FlexWare 1000


Every OutBack Grid Tie Inverter/Charger now requires this Surge Protector to conform to UL 1741-2005 and the NEC. Surge protectors are a desirable feature for Off Grid systems since they usually protect the system from lightning. Surge protectors do not work on boats, RVs, and on polar ice sheets because an Earth Ground is required.


  • Affordable, "All-In-One", AC Input, AC Output and DC Surge Protection
  • Easy to Install/Seamless Integration with FLEXware
  • At-A-Glance Visual Verification of Protection Level
  • Engineered and Manufactured by OutBack Power Systems
  • Designed Specifically for FX Series Inverter/Chargers


Nominal Voltage: 120-240VAC/12-48VDC
Voltage Protection Level: 390VAC/150VDC
Maximum Surge Current (8/20 ms): 30kA per circuit
Energy Rating: 2500 joules
Frequency: 50/60 Hz
Protection Type: Thermally Fused MOV
Number of Protected Circuits: 2 AC/1DC
Mounting: FW-ACA
Weight: 1.25 lbs / 0.57 kg
Dimensions (HWL): 8.5" x 6.75" x 2.5" / 215.9 x 171.5 x 63.5 mm
Shipping Weight: 2.125 lbs / 0.96 kg
Shipping Dimensions: 10.13" x 9.13" x 5.75" / 257.2 x 232.0 x 146.0 m

Detailed Description:

The OutBack Power Systems FLEXware Surge Protector is the newest seamlessly integrated balance-of-system component for the FX Series Inverter/Charger. The FLEXware Surge Protector was designed by OutBack engineers specifically for OutBack FX Series Inverter/Chargers, and provides multiple levels of protection for the vital electrical components of the Inverter/Charger in the event of an electrical surge or nearby lightning strike.

The sophisticated design allows for both AC and DC protection on multiple circuits (two AC and one DC) via thermally fused Metal Oxide Varistors (MOVs). LED visual indicators provide at-a-glance status monitoring allowing system users to determine FLEXware Surge Protector is designed to operate between 120-240 VAC at 50/60 Hz and 12-48 VDC. Its multiple mounting configurations allow it to be incorporated into any OutBack system.

The OutBack Power System FLEXware Surge Protector is the only choice when your want to protect your FX Series Inverter/Charger from the harmful effects of transient power surges. Ease of installation and seamless integration make it the obvious additions to your OutBack system.

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