Amphenol Industrial Global Operations has announced that is photovoltaic (PV) 4H connector is now TUV-certified to 1500V and meets the requirements of IEC EN 50521, Certificate #R-72123201.
Used in large scale utility and commercial PV installations, the H4 not only adheres to UL requirements in the US up to 1000 V, but meets IEC requirements for use up to 1500 V in markets where IEC is recognized including the European Union, parts of Asia, India and the Middle East.
Amphenol’s H4 connectors feature RADSOK technology, offering the highest current ratings and lowest contact resistance resulting in lower power losses and improved reliability. They are compatible with industry-standard connectors. The upgraded connectors meet NEC 2011 requirements without the need for extra locking collars or locking sleeves. They are RoHS-compliant and use a simple unlocking tool for easy mating and unmating in the field. The H4 is available in four different gauges including 14 AWG rated at 32A, 12 AWG rated at 40A, 10 AWG rated at 44A and 8 AWG rated at 65A.