SolarEdge P505 Power Optimizer

SolarEdge P505 Power Optimizer

505W, Add-On Box for (1) 72 or 96 Cell Higher Current Module, 12.5-87V, 14A, MC4 Connectors In and Out, 45" UL 1000VDC

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SolarEdge P505 Power Optimizer, 505W, Add-On Box for (1) 72 or 96 Cell Higher Current Module, 12.5-87V, 14A, MC4 Connectors In and Out, 45" UL 1000VDC

Introducing the Highest Wattage Residential Power Optimizer Ever

In addition to the benefits of the existing power optimizers, such as added energy, flexible design, module-level monitoring and safety, the P505 is optimized for the next generation of high-power modules, improved inventory management, faster installation, and compliance with the VDE-AR-E 2100-712 Fire Safety Standard. The P505 is SolarEdge's highest wattage residential power optimizer to date and not only increases the support for high wattage modules on residential installations, but also enables shorter strings to support smaller installations. It is designed to support bi-facial and other high current 96-cell modules and features a new bracket of design to improve installation tolerances offering support for shorter strings:

  • 6 modules (vs 8) for single phase 240VAC
  • 8 modules (vs 10) on three phase inverters for the 208V grid
  • 14 modules (vs 18) with three phase inverters for the 277/480V grid

NOTE: It is not allowed to mix P404/P405/P505 with P300/P370/P500/P600/P700/P800 in one string.

The SolarEdge power optimizer is connected to each module, replacing the traditional solar junction box. Each power optimizer maximizes energy output from each and every module through constant tracking of the Maximum Power Point individually, per module. Furthermore, the power optimizers monitor the performance of each module and communicate performance data to the SolarEdge monitoring portal for enhanced, cost-effective maintenance. When working with SolarEdge inverters, power optimizers automatically maintain a fixed string voltage, allowing optimal efficiency of the SolarEdge inverter and giving installers greater flexibility to design optimal PV systems.

The independent optimization (IndOP™) technology allows power optimizers to be installed without the need for additional interface hardware and to operate directly with any inverter. Each power optimizer is equipped with the unique SafeDC™ feature which automatically shuts down modules' voltage whenever inverter or grid power are shutdown.


  • Per-module Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT)
  • Up to 25% more energy
  • Superior efficiency (99.5% peak efficiency, 98.8% weighted efficiency)
  • Mitigates all types of modules mismatch-loss, from manufacturing tolerance to partial shading
  • Flexible system design for maximum space utilization
  • Advanced, real-time performance measurement with module-level monitoring
  • Automatic module DC voltage shut-down for installer and firefighter safety
  • Fast installation with a single bolt

Optimized for Present and Future PV Module Ratings

The 5-Series power optimizers provide the superior matching between power optimizer and PV module ratings (power, voltage and current):

  • P300 power optimizers match 60-cell crystalline PV modules
  • P320 power optimizers match high-power 60-cell crystalline PV modules
  • P370 power optimizers match higher-power 60 and 72-cell crystalline PV modules
  • P400 power optimizers match 72-cell and 96-cell crystalline PV modules
  • P405 power optimizers match high-voltage thin-film PV modules for residential installations
  • P505 power optimizers match higher voltage, 96-cell crystalline PV modules for residential installations
  • P600 power optimizers match 60-cell crystalline PV modules, two modules connected in series for commercial installations
  • P700 power optimizers match 72-cell crystalline PV modules, two modules connected in series for commercial installations

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