LA602DC A solar "must have". This lightning arrestor is a high power silicon oxide varistor capable of shunting up to 100,000 amps of current in 10 nanoseconds.
In placing solar panels on the roof, we are basically setting up a "lightning rod" to actually attract lightning during stormy weather. Then we connect sensitive electronic components to the lines. This is a recipe for disaster with thousands of dollars in charge controllers, batteries, inverters, along with computers and other devices plugged into the system.
This device attaches easily to any panel box and connects between the solar lines and ground. In the event of a high voltage/current surge, it very quickly shunts that energy to ground - saving your other electronics.
Rated voltage: 0-800vdc
Max Current: 100,000 amperes
Max energy: 3000 joules per pole
Max number of surges: unlimited
Response time to clamp 10,000 amps: 10 nanoseconds
Response time to clamp 50,000 amps: 25 nanoseconds
Leak current at double the rated voltage: none
Leads: #12 THHN at 18 inches
Dimensions: 4.5 x 2.25 inches
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