Type 1+2 PV surge protector

Part Number 482303
  • Type 1+2 surge protector for Photovoltaic
  • VG Technology
  • No leakage, no operating currents
  • Improved life expectancy
  • Impulse currents Iimp/Itotal: 6.25/12.5 kA (10/350µs)
  • Common/Differential mode protection
  • Pluggable module
  • Remote signaling (option)
  • UL1449 ed.5 compliance
  • IEC 61643-31, EN 61643-31 certified

DS50VGPV-1000G/12KT1 are type 1+2 surge protectors are designed to protect against lightning surge voltages in photovoltaic power supply network. The DS50VGPV-1000G/12KT1 SPDs incorporates CITEL's exclusive patented 'VG technology' guarantying a total absence of leakAge current and maximum reliability.

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SPD type
PV network 1000 Vdc
Nominal PV voltage
Uocstc 1000 Vdc
Max. PV operating voltage
Ucpv 1200 Vdc
Residual Current
Leakage current to Ground
Ipe None
PV Permanent Operating current
Current consumption at Ucpv
Icpv None
Follow current
If None
Nominal discharge current
15 x 8/20 µs impulses
In 15 kA
Max. discharge current
max. withstand @ 8/20 µs by pole
Imax 40 kA
Total Maximum discharge current
max. total withstand @ 8/20 µs
Imax Total 60 kA
Impulse current by pole
max. withstand 10/350µs by pole
Iimp 6.25 kA
Total lightning current
max. total withstand @ 10/350µs
Itotal 12.5 kA
Current withstand short circuit PV
Iscpv 15 000 A
Protection mode(s)
Common/Differential mode
Protection level +/-
@ In (8/20µs)
Up 5.1 kV
Protection level +/PE (-/PE)
@ In (8/20µs)
Up 2.8 kV
VG Technology (MOV+GSG)
Connection to Network
By screw terminals: 2.5-25mm²
Plug-in modular box
Symmetrical rail 35 mm (EN 60715)
Housing material
Thermoplastic UL94 V-0
Operating temperature
Tu -40/+85°C
Protection rating
Outdoor application
Disconnection indicator
2 mechanical indicators
Spare module(s)
DSM50VGPV-1000G/12KT1 / DSM50VGPV-1000GPE/12KT1
Remote signaling of disconnection
Option DS50VGPVS-1000G/12KT1 - output on changeover contact
See diagram
0.341 kg
Standards compliance
IEC 61643-31 / EN 61643-31 / EN 50539-11 / UL1449 ed.5
Thermal disconnector
Back-up protection device