PV200 Solar PV Installation Tester

  • Affordable and efficient PV diagnostic tool

  • All-in-one commissioning tests and I-V curve tracing, in accordance with international standards IEC 62446:2016 and IEC 61829:2015

  • Instantly view detailed I-V curves in the field using the Android PVMobile App

  • Instantly send data from the field back to the office using Android PVMobile App

  • Tests individual PV modules or strings

  • Clear results display, even in direct sunlight

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PV200 Solar PV Installation Tester

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  • Lightweight, handheld and fast
  • Affordable and efficient PV diagnostic tool
  • All-in-one commissioning tests and I-V curve tracing, in accordance with international standards IEC 62446:2016 and IEC 61829:2015
  • Instantly view detailed I-V curves in the field using the Android PVMobile App
  • Instantly send data from the field back to the office using Android PVMobile App
  • Tests individual PV modules or strings
  • Clear results display, even in direct sunlight

The PV200 provides a highly efficient and effective test and diagnostic solution for PV systems, carrying out all commissioning tests required by IEC 62446:2016 and performing fast and accurate measurement of I-V curves in accordance with IEC 61829:2015.

With direct connection to individual PV modules or strings using the supplied lead sets, tests can be conducted easily and within a matter of seconds at the press of a single button.

A high contrast display is clearly visible in direct sunlight and shows open circuit voltage, short circuit current, maximum power point voltage, current and power, as well as the fill factor of the PV module or system under test, and insulation resistance (as part of an auto sequence or a discrete probe to probe measurement). If the measured curve deviates from the expected profile, the PV200 alerts the user to this, identifying the need for further analysis.

Detailed and colour I-V and power curves, can be viewed instantly once data is transferred to the PVMobile Android App using wireless NFC connectivity.

PVMobile displays measured I-V and power curves for visual analysis of the curve shape, enabling common problems such as shading, defective cells or poor electrical connections to be identified.


Instantly view detailed I-V and power curves in the field using the Android PVMobile App

Simply touch an NFC-enabled Android device running the PVMobile app to your PV200. Detailed I-V characteristic measurements are transferred, allowing the I-V and power curve to be viewed in full colour detail. PVMobile also enables I-V curve correction for standard test conditions (STC 1000 W/m2, 25°C) using irradiance and temperature data from the Survey 200R irradiance meter, to allow comparison with manufacturer’s curve data, included in the comprehensive PVMobile database.

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PV200 kit options

The PV200 is available as part of the Solarlink test kit which includes the Survey 200R irradiance meter. As well as being a comprehensive survey tool, the Survey 200R wirelessly transmits irradiance and temperature data to the PV200 so that it can be transferred to the PVMobile app alongside the rest of the test data. PVMobile can be used to convert measured data to STC for comparison with manufacturer’s published data.

Optional accessory bundles available: Part Number
PV200 Standard Test Kit PV200 PV tester and I-V curve tracer
AC/DC current clamp
2 x MC4 test lead (red & black)
2 x 1.5m 4mm test leads/probes + alligator clips
Type A to mini B USB cable
6 x alkaline battery (AA) 1.5V
Quick Start Guide
Rugged carry bag
PV200 Calibration Certificate
Download link for entry level PC datalogger software, operating instructions, USB driver for download to PC and SolarCert Elements software demo
389A910
PV200 Solarlink™ Test Kit As per the PV200 standard test kit
PLUS
Survey 200R multi-function irradiance meter with suction mount PV module temperature sensor
389A918
PV200 Solarlink™ Test Kit + SolarCert Elements v2 software As per the Solarlink™ Test Kit
PLUS
SolarCert Elements v2 software (English language only)
389A915


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PV200 Product Support & FAQs

We have created a series of short instructional videos to help you get the most from your PV200 tester. These videos are also designed to help troubleshoot any issues you may experience with your tester. If you can't find the answer to your question, there is a form which you can complete and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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