PV150 Solar Installation Test Kit 

Increase efficiency and safety on PV Installations with one tester

  • Combines all commissioning tests required by NABCEP 
  • Memory for up to 200 test results
  • Download results directly into CSV or SolarCert Elements
  • Featuring new Seaward Solarlink™
  • Connects directly with Solar Survey 200R via Solarlink™
  • Unique safe test connection with energised PV arrays
Seaward PV150 Solar Installation Test Kit

Seaward PV150 Solar Installation Test Kit

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The Seaward Solar PV150 Installation Test Kit enables the electrical safety and performance of solar PV installations to be fully tested in accordance with National and State requirements as well as the new IEC 62446 requirements. In addition the Seaward PV150 Solar Tester has an onboard memory capable of storing up to 200 test records which can be downloaded to a PC via USB and new Solarlink connectivity allowing wireless capture of irradiance & temperature data from the Seaward Solar 200R Survey Meter.

The Solar PV150 Test Kit allows ground continuity, insulation resistance, open circuit voltage, short circuit current and operational testing to be performed on a PV system and is supplied with MC4 test leads for direct connection with solar PV strings, modules and arrays for safer testing.

When used in tandem with additional Seaward SolarCert Elements software, the 200 result memory of the PV150 can be quickly downloaded and imported into professional test certificates and reports.

New Seaward Solarlink allows the Solar PV 150 Installation Tester to connect wirelessly with a Solar Survey 200R and record real time solar irradiance, ambient temperature and PV module temperature data. This added features means that users can simultaneously take all the measurements required by all state and national best practice protocol. The Seaward Solar PV150 is the test tool for PV Installer.

Test functions:

  • Ground continuity measurement
  • Ground test lead null (up to 10Ω) for long test-lead
  • PV string open circuit voltage measurement up to 1000V DC
  • Polarity Indication
  • PV string short circuit current measurement up to 15A DC
  • PV array insulation test at 250/500/1000V

The kit contains:

  • 1 x PV150 solar installation tester
  • 1 x AC/DC current clamp
  • 2 x MC4 test lead adaptors
  • 1 x Red and Black Test leads, with test probe with detachable alligator clips
  • 1 x PV150 Calibration Certificate
  • 1 x Rugged carry bag
  • 1 x Quick Start Guides
  • 1 x Support CD-Rom

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Technical Specification:

Earth/Ground Continuity
Display Range 0.00Ω to 199Ω
Measuring Range 0.01Ω to 199Ω
Resolution 0.01Ω maximum
Open Circuit Test Voltage 4VDC, nominal
Short Circuit Test Current >200mA (as per IEC 61557-4)
Test Lead Compensation Null out up to 10Ω
User Protection Warning and test inhibited if ≥ 30V AC/DC detected at inputs
Insulation Resistance
Display Range 0.05MΩ to 199MΩ
Measuring Range 0.05MΩ to 199MΩ
Resolution 0.01MΩ maximum
Open Circuit Test Voltage 250V, 500V, 1000VDC (as per IEC 61557-2)
Short Circuit Test Current >1mA, <2mA s/c as per IEC 61557-2
Visible Warning ≥ 30V AC or DC at inputs
Open Circuit Voltage
Display Range 0.0VDC to 1000VDC
Measuring Range 5.0VDC to 1000VDC
Resolution 0.1V maximum
Enunciators DC voltage polarity correct or reversed
Short Circuit Current
Display Range 0.0ADC – 15.00ADC
Measurement Range 0.5ADC – 15.00ADC
Resolution 0.01A
Operating Current (Using AC/DC Current Clamp)
Display Range 0.0A – 40A
Measurement Range 0.5A – 40A
Resolution 0.1A max
DC Operating Power
Display range 0.0kW – 40.0kW
Measurement ranges 0.1kW – 40.0kW
Resolution 0.1kW
Datalogging And Connectivity
Datalogging Up to 200 complete test datasets Download utility software included Compatible with SolarCert Elements software (version 1.1)
Connectivity USB USB download to PC Wireless ‘Solarlink™’ to Survey 200R (range c. 100m/ 330ft)
General Specification
Display Custom LCD with backlight
Power Supply 6 x 1.5V Alkaline LR06
Battery Life >1000 test sequences
Auto Power Down User programmable
Additional Information
Warranty Period 2 years (terms and conditions apply. Go to www.seawardsolar.com/register-product for details
Calibration Interval 1 year
UKASCalibrationCertificate supplied as standard

MC3 and MC4 Leads

These MC3 and MC4 leads enable the PV100/ PV150 to connect directly to PV panels, strings or arrays which use MC3 and MC4 connectors. View Product

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