Phono Solar is part of the SUMEC Group Corporation, a member of the China National Machinery Industry Corporation (SINOMACH). SINOMACH is a Chinese engineering conglomerate, designing and manufacturing goods in a wide range of industries, including transport, aerospace, mining, energy, agriculture, textiles and more. It is a Global Fortune 500 company, with revenues of about US$40bn, and employs over 100,000 people.

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Key Features

  • One of the strongest financial backings of any solar panel manufacturer
  • Risk-diversified, Blue Chip manufacturer
  • Doing solar for over 15 years, and recently a Forbes Global 2000: Growth Champion
  • DNV-GL top performing panel
  • Warranty: 15 year product, 25 year performance

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SMA were founded in Hesse, Germany, in 1981. Since then they’ve done one thing and one thing only – solar inverters. Because of this, they’ve got very good at it, and in 2018 had sales in excess of €750m – all from solar inverters. As of 2020 they have over 3000 employees, with offices in 18 countries.

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Key Features

  • German designed and manufactured, head office in Sydney
  • They only do solar inverters, and they’ve been doing them for almost 40 years
  • Great for off-grid systems where you don’t want to use Selectronic or Victron
  • Available in single- and three-phase from 3kW to 25+kW, plus hybrid options
  • Warranty: 5 years

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This is our most common SMA inverter. Other datasheets are available for different models. Please contact us for more information.