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What is the maximum altitude I can install the MPPT60/80?


Issue
What is the maximum operating altitude of the MPPT60 150 and MPPT80 600?

Product Line
MPPT 60, MPPT 80

Environment
MPPT units installed a higher altitudes

Cause
Altitude limits are established by the potential for "creepage", 
which means the lowered air resistance to electricity can lead to arcing. 
Component spacing on the circuit boards are directly related to creepage.

Resolution
The MPPT60 can be installed up to 6500 ft (2000m).
The MPPT80 can be installed up to 6500 ft (2000m). 
 
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