Anderson Power Products (APP) (Sterling, MA) has announced that the environmentally sealed Solar SPEC Pak connector is now certified ETL-EU to the European standard BS EN 50521 for connectors used in photovoltaic systems. The Solar SPEC Pak was the first multi-pole connector to achieve UL approval under UL6703A for North American applications. APP has now earned certification to European standard BS EN 50521 by passing all the harsh mechanical, environmental, and thermal tests. Under BS EN 50521, the Solar SPEC Pak features:
- Up to 20 A @ 600 V.
- IP67 sealed in the mated condition, or when used with sealing covers.
- A housing that is IP20 touch-safe in the unmated condition per EN 60529 when used with Fingerproof Powerpole housings.
- Up to 4 Powerpole power contacts, 16 signal contacts, or a combination of both.
- Ground contacts that are First Mate/Last Break in accordance with NEC 2008 and can occupy any of the connectors 4 positions.
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