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MidNite Solar Birdhouse Emergency Disconnect Gray - MNBIRDHOUSE1-GRAY

Product Description
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This MidNite Solar Birdhouse is a firefighter/home owner's control device designed specifically for disconnecting rooftop PV panels at ground level. In case of emergencies or system maintenance, the press of a big red button disconnects inherently hazardous voltages.

The Birdhouse woks in conjunction with MidNite Solar's disconnecting combiners. It's designed to be mounted withing 500 meters (1640 ft) of the combiner and located near rooftop access points such as doors and ladders.

The Birhouse's LEDs display the system status and automated speech gives further situation specific instructions. The Birdhouse has an attractive weather resistant enclosure made of anodized aluminum and high density plastic.

For additional information, see the PDF links below.

Features:

  • Located at ground level, the Birdhouse provides a safe means to disconnect high voltage PV arrays from MidNite Disconnecting and Arc Fault combiners.
  • Hard wired connection gives positive feedback that the Disconnect on the roof has actually been thrown. Connection is via 600/1000v Cat 5 USE-2 cable
  • Up to four separate means of power including battery backup insures that the disconnect will be tripped when the button is pushed
  • Voice confirms level of safety (day or night) to the person pushing the button
  • Nema 3R UV resistant enclosure
  • Able to disconnect multiple PV Disco Arcfault Combiners
  • Firefighter Approved
  • 600V Cat 5 USE-2 cable $1.39 per ft.
  • Size: 12.1"L x 8.3"W x 4.6"D
  • Box Size: 16"L x 12"W x 7"D
  • Weight: 5 Lbs
  • MN Part Number: MNBIRDHOUSE1-GRAY

  • Documents:

    Datasheet1

    Datasheet2