Type 2 PV surge protector - 1000 Vdc
Part Number: 481401
  • Type 2 surge protector for photovoltaic
  • VG technology
  • 600 Vdc
  • No leakAge, no operating currents
  • Improved life expectancy
  • In/Imax : 15 / 40 kA
  • Common/Differential mode protection
  • Remote signaling
  • UTE C61-740-51, EN 50539-11 compliance

DS50VGPV-G/51 are type 2 surge protectors are designed to protect against lightning surge voltages in photovoltaic power supply network. The DS50VGPV-G/51 SPDs incorporates CITEL's exclusive patented 'VG technology' guarantying a total absence of leakAge current and maximum reliability.

SPD type
following IEC test
PV network 600 Vdc
Nominal PV voltage
600 Vdc
Max. PV operating voltage
720 Vdc
Residual Current
Leakage current to Ground
PV Permanent Operating current
Current consumption at Ucpv
Follow current
Nominal discharge current
15 x 8/20 µs impulses
15 kA
Max. discharge current
max. withstand @ 8/20 µs by pole
40 kA
Total Maximal discharge current
max. total withstand @ 8/20 µs
60 kA
Current withstand short circuit PV
15000 A
Connection mode(s)
Protection mode(s)
Common/Differential mode
Protection level
@ In (8/20µs)
2.2 kV
Protection level L/N
@ In (8/20µs)
2.2 kV
Protection level L/PE
@ In (8/20µs)
2.2 kV
Protection level CM/DM
@ In (8/20µs)
2.2/3.4 kV
Technology VG
Connection to Network Screw terminals: 2.5-25mm²
Format Plug-in modular box
Mounting Symmetrical rail 35 mm (EN60715)
Housing material Thermoplastic UL94-V0
Operating temperature -40/+85°C
Protection rating IP20
Outdoor application
Failsafe behavior Disconnection SPD of the PV line
Disconnection indicator 2 mechanical indicators
Spare module(s)
Remote signaling of disconnection Option DS50VGPVS-600G/51 - output on changeover contact
See diagram
Certification EAC
Standards compliance EN 50539-11
Thermal disconnector internal