PRE RELEASE. Unlike many opinionated reviews, the Solar Review Inverter Assessment Criteria compares the Growatt TL3-S against the industries best known specifications.  The result, an inverter review with no room for discretionary bias and the transparency you desire.  

.Make and model:  Growatt TL3-S.

Variants:  3.0 | 4.0 | 5.0 | 6.0 kW.

  Battery compatibility, cooling.

  Internet connectivity, Installer remote access.

GREATER THAN 3.3 IS A VERY GOOD SCORE. The following content for the Growatt TL3-S should be used as a guide only. Individual circumstances and compatibilities should always be taken into account when selecting the right inverter for any given installation. The below Growatt TL3-S content has been built using the Solar Review Inverter Assessment Criteria 2.0 and above based on available product specifications at the time of writing. 

Design.

Growatt

TL3-S Design; VERY GOOD
  • AC & DC Coupled battery compatibility with selected battery
    technologies.
  • No change for the last 5-years.
  • Fanless.
  • 2018 DNV GL Top Brand Award.
  • CE certified.
  • Uninspiring.
  • IP 65.

Features.

Growatt

TL3-S Features; GOOD
  • 2+ MPPTS.
  • LCD graphic interface.
  • Ethernet only.
  • No manufacturer supplied module-level optimisation options.
  • Manufacturer supplied module-level rapid shutdown options.
  • No manufacturer supplied expanded monitoring options.
  • MPPTs only shadow management.
  • Installer remote access support is rated at - General data configuration.

Performance.

Growatt

TL3-S Performance; SUPERIOR
  • 97.1% European efficiency.
  • Temperature range of -25°C (13°F).
  • Temperature range of +60°C (140°F).
  • Temperature derating 45°C (113°F).
  • Weighs 21.2kg (46.7lbs).
  • Noise emission of 25 dB (A).

Guarantee.

Growatt

TL3-S Guarantee; AVERAGE
  • 5-year parts warranty.
  • 5-year service warranty.
  • No authorised installer network.

Software.

Growatt

TL3-S Software; AVERAGE
  • Growatt Monitoring Software.
  • iOS & Android app.
  • Alerts & fault diagnosis.

OVERALL.

Growatt

TL-X Overall; GOOD
  • Design 3.4
  • Features 3.2
  • Performance 4.1
  • Guarantee 2.3
  • Software 2.0

Insight:

How was the score for the Growatt TL-X calculated? By utilising the Solar Review Inverter Assessment Criteria V2.3 >

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