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Sharp NU-U230F3 Solar Panel

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Sharp NU-U230F3

Residential 230 watt module from the world's trusted source for solar.

Our most powerful residential module manufactured today, the NU -U230F3 blends high performance with advanced solar aesthetics. Black backsheet and sleek black frame create a modern silhouette on nearly any roof. Using breakthrough technology, made possible by nearly 50 years of proprietary research and development, this module incorporates an advanced surface texturing process to increase light absorption and improve efficiency. Flexible enough to permit installation on nearly any kind of roof, the 230 watt module is the newest innovation in Sharp's residential product offerings.

"Business leaders install this module in large commercial applications,
demonstrating financial astuteness and environmental stewardship"

Electrical Characteristics

Maximum Power (Pmax)*

230 W

Tolerance of Pmax


Type of Cell

Monocrystalline silicon

Cell Configuration

60 in series

Open Circuit Voltage (Voc)

37.0 V

Maximum Power Voltage (Vpm)

20.0 V

Short Circuit Current (Isc)

8.40 A

Maximum Power Current (Ipm)

7.67 A

Module Efficiency (%)


Maximum System (DC) Voltage

600 V

Series Fuse Rating

15 A



Temperature Coefficient (Pmax)


Temperature Coefficient (Voc)


Temperature Coefficient (lsc)


*Measured at (STC) Standard Test Conditions:
25°C, 1 kW/m2 insolation, AM 1.5

Mechanical Characteristics

Dimensions (A x B x C below)

39.1" x 64.6" x 1.8"/994 x 1640 x 46 mm

Cable Length (I)

43.3"/1100 mm

Output Interconnect Cable**

12 AWG with MC4 Locking Connector


44.1 lbs / 20.0 kg

Max Load

50 psf (2400 Pascals)

Operating Temperature (cell)

-40 to 194°F / -40 to 90°C

** A safety lock clip (Multi Contact part number
PV-SSH4) may be required in readily accessible
locations per NEC 2008 690.33 (C)


UL Listed

UL 1703

Fire Rating

Class C


25-year limited warranty on power output
Contact Sharp for complete warranty information

IV Curves

Cell temperature: 25 °C

Sharp NU-U230F3 IV Curves

Current, Power vs. Voltage Characteristics


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Sharp NU-U230F3 Dimensions

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Sharp: The name to trust
When you choose Sharp, you get more than well-engineered products. You also get Sharp's proven reliability, outstanding customer service and the assurance of our 25-year limited warranty on power output. A global leader in solar electricity, Sharp powers more homes and businesses than any other solar manufacturer worldwide.

Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Become Powerful

Engineering Excellence - High module efficiency for an outstanding balance of size and weight to power and performance.

Durable - Tempered glass, EVA lamination and weatherproof backskin provide long-life and enhanced cell performance.

Reliable - 25-year limited warranty on power output.

High Performance - This module uses an advanced surface texturing process to increase light absorption and improve efficiency.