First Solar FS Series 3 Black PV Module

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First Solar FS Series 3 Black PV Module

First Solar® FS Series 3™ Black PV Modules represent the latest advancements in thin film solar module technology. The Series 3 Black modules are IEC 61646 and IEC 61730 certified for use in systems up to 1000 VDC, UL Listed up to 1000 VDC, and meet the requirements of Safety Class II. First Solar provides cost effective thin film module solutions to leading solar project developers and system integrators for large scale, grid-connected solar power plants. First Solar Warranty Affairs provides technical support and comprehensive product documentation to support the design, installation, and long term operations of high performance PV systems.

Key Features:

  • Produces high energy output across a wide range of climatic conditions with excellent temperature and spectral response characteristics Proven to perform as predicted with a high Performance Ratio (PR)
  • Frameless laminate is robust, cost-effective and recyclable, and does not require module grounding
  • Manufactured in highly automated, state-of-the-art facilities certified to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 quality and environmental management standards
  • Enhanced accelerated life testing performance and robustness in hot climates and harsh operating conditions as demonstrated by Thresher and Long-Term Sequential tests.

Product Characteristics

Model No.
FS-385 FS-387 FS-390 FS-392 FS-395
Product Warranty 10 Years
Power Warranty 10 Years of 90% Output Power, 25 Years of 80% Output Power
Electrical Data at STC  
Maximum Power (Pmax)
85 Wp 87.5 Wp 90 Wp 92.5 Wp 95 Wp
Voltage at Maximum Power (Vmpp)
46.4 V 47 V 47.4 V 47.7 V 47.5 V
Current at Maximum Power (Impp)
1.83 A 1.86 A 1.9 A 1.94 A 2 A
Open Circuit Voltage (Voc)
60.5 V 60.5 V 60.5 V 60.5 V 60.5 V
Short Circuit Current (Isc)
1.94 A 1.99 A 2.06 A 2.11 A 2.17 A
  Standard Test Conditions (STC): air mass AM 1.5, irradiance 1000W/m2, cell temperature 25°C
Electrical Data at NOCT  
Maximum Power (Pmax)
63.8 Wp 65.6 Wp 67.5 Wp 69 Wp 71.3 Wp
Voltage at Maximum Power (Vmpp)
43.6 V 44.2 V 44.6 V 44.8 V 44.7 V
Current at Maximum Power (Impp)
1.46 A 1.49 A 1.52 A 1.55 A 1.6 A
Open Circuit Voltage (Voc)
56.3 V 56.3 V 56.3 V 56.3 V 56.3 V
Short Circuit Current (Isc)
1.59 A 1.63 A 1.69 A 1.73 A 1.78 A
  Nominal Operating Cell Temperature (NOCT): 800W/m2, AM 1.5, windspeed 1m/s,ambient temperature 20°C
Thermal Ratings  
Temperature Coefficient of Isc 0.04 %/°C
Maximum Ratings  
Maximum System Voltage 1000 V
Maximum Reverse Current 3.5 A
Series Fuse Rating 3.5 A
Material Data  
Panel Dimension (H/W/D)  1200x600x6.8 mm
Weight 12 kg
Cell Type Thin film(a-Si)
Glass Type Tempered
Glass Thickness 3.2 mm
Connector Type MC4
Cable Crossection 4 mm2
Cable Length 610 mm







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