Type 1+2 PV surge protector - 1500 Vdc
DS60VGPV-1500G/51
DS60VGPV-1500G/51
Part Number: 3956
  • Type 1+2 surge protector for photovoltaic
  • VG technology
  • 1500 Vdc
  • No leakAge, no operating currents
  • Improved life expectancy
  • Iimp : 12,5 kA/pole
  • Common/Differential mode protection
  • Remote signaling
  • UTE C61-740-51, EN 50539-11 compliance
CITEL_Certif_EAC_AC_PV.pdf Installation Sheet

DS60VGPV/51 are type 1+2 heavy duty surge protectors are designed to protect against lightning surge voltages in photovoltaic power supply network. These protectors are recommended when a direct lightning strike is possible on the installation. The DS60VGPV/51 SPDs may withstand up to 12.5 kA 10/350µs, it incorporates CITEL's exclusive patented 'VG technology'


SPD type 1+2
Network PV network 1250 Vdc
Nominal PV voltage Uocstc 1250 Vdc
Max. PV operating voltage Ucpv 1500 Vdc
Residual Current Ipe None
PV Permanent Operating current Icpv None
Follow current If None
Nominal discharge current In 20 kA
Max. discharge current Imax 40 kA
Impulse current by pole Iimp 12.5 kA
Total lightning current Itotal 25 kA
Current withstand short circuit PV Iscpv 15000 A
Connection mode(s) +/-/PE
Protection mode(s) Common/Differential mode
Protection level +/- Up 6 kV
Protection level +/PE (-/PE) Up 3.4 kV
Technology VG
Connection to Network screw terminals: 6-35mm²
Format 1-pole modular box
Mounting Symmetrical rail 35 mm (DIN 60715)
Housing material Thermoplastic UL94-V0
Operating temperature -40/+85°C
Protection rating IP20
Failsafe mode Disconnection SPD of the PV line
Disconnection indicator 1 mechanical indicator
Remote signaling of disconnection Output on changeover contact - 250 Vac/0.5 A (AC) - 30 Vdc/3A (DC)
Dimensions See diagram
Standards compliance EN 61643-31 / NF EN 50539-11
Certification EAC
Thermal disconnector Internal
Fuses Without