Whisper 500

Whisper 500 (3.2 KW)

The most popular bulk power supply small wind turbine in the world. A single Whisper 500 in a good windy area is enough to power a cluster of homes or a small sea side resort.

A number of them coupled together (hundreds of Whisper 500 can be connected in parallel) can electrify an island community of 5000 persons or 900 small houses.

Turbine Specifications:

Rotor Diameter 15 feet / 4.5 m
Weight 155 lbs / 70 kg
Shipping Dimensions BOX1 - body: 36 x 25 x 32” / 914 x 635 x 812 mm 295 lbs. / 133.8 kg
BOX2
- blades: 88 x 12 x 6” / 2235 x 305 x 152 mm 38 lbs. / 17.2 kg
Mount 5” schedule 40 / 12.7 cm pipe
Start-Up Wind Speed 7.5 mph / 3.4 m/s
Voltage 24, 32, 48 VDC (HV model available)
Rated Power 3000 watts at 24 mph / 10.5 m/s
Peak Power 3200 watts at 27 mph / 12 m/s
Turbine Controller Whisper Charge Controller (included)
Body Welded steel; powder coated protection
Blades 2-Carbon reinforced fiberglass
Overspeed Protection Side-furling
Kilowatt Hours Per Month 538 kWh/mo at12 mph / 5.4 m/s
Survival Wind Speed 120 mph / 55 m/s
Warranty 5 year limited warranty

 

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