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Ampair 6000 watt grid tied wind turbine

Ampair 6000 Watt Grid Tied Wind Turbine

The impressive Ampair 6000 watt Grid Tied Wind Turbine won the prestigious Rushlight Windpower Award in 2008.

The Ampair 6000 Grid Tied Wind Turbine has a rotor diameter of 5.5 m and is ideal for supplying power to remote farms or rural houses, public buildings, schools or industrial infrastructure.

Like all Ampair turbines, it is manufactured from high quality marine grade materials making it particularly suited to remote, coastal or cold-weather applications and in keeping with the company's quality ethos is designed to be compliant with the IEC 61400-2 standard for a Class I turbine. This means it can be easily and safely installed worldwide. It is a fully sealed unit that does not require costly annual servicing.

A range of mast options is available (to be purchased separately). As with all turbines, more height gives greater power because of the increase in wind speed.

The Ampair 6000 Grid Connect Wind Turbine package includes a Power- One Aurora PVI 6000 Grid Connect inverter.

Ampair 6000 Watt Grid Tied Wind Turbine specifications

Reference power at 11.0 m/s (24.6 mph) 6000 W (into grid)
Power form

230 V AC, 50Hz
240 V AC, 60 Hz

Reference annual energy at 5.0 m/s (11.2 mph) 8500 kWh/yr
Starting wind speed 3.0 m/s (6.7 mph)
Cut-in wind speed 3.5 m/s (7.8 mph)
Cut-out wind speed 15 - 25 m/s (3356 mph)
Survival wind speed 65 m/s (140 mph)
Maximum power 6000 W
Maximum voltage 48 V into inverter
Maximum current 120 A into inverter
Direction of rotation Clockwise looking downwind
Rotor swept area 23.74 m2 (255 feet2)
Rotor diameter 5.5 m (18 feet)
Rotor speed 70 240 rpm
Generator output Three phase to inverter
Over speed control Electronic speed control & triple redundant relay brake
Weight 154 kg body + 36 kg blades = 190 kg total (419 lbs)
Body construction

Marine grade powder coated aluminium castings with marine grade stainless steel fittings

Blade construction Glass filled polypropylene
Generator type Direct drive NeFeBr permanent magnet brushless
Towers 10m and 15m tilt-up monopole
Noise 54 dBA at 30m from turbine in 11 m/s wind
Longevity 20-year design life
Inspection Annual visual inspection from ground level
Temperature range -20?C to +40?C ambient

BS EN 61400-2 (2006): small wind turbines

BS EN 60335-1 (1994) safety of household appliances

LV Directive 73/23/EC: EU low voltage directive

EMC Directive 89/336/EC: EU EMC directive

Inverter per VDE 0126-1-1; G59; UL1741

Ampair 6000 Watt Grid Tied Wind Turbine performance

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  • Model: Ampair6000-GRID
  • Shipping Weight: 190kg
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 01 October, 2007.