PV Array

Photovoltaic (PV) Array- Solar Panel

Design Notes:

Protection Application:
Solar cells arrayed into 12V or 24V nominal output groups. Primary threat is lightning. Also need to be concerned with reverse polarity connections during installation and failures of individual solar cells.
Solution Description:
TVS: 5KP30A for 24V Panels. Fuse: FKS (164.6185 Series) up to 40 Amps, TOE MAXI (142.6885 Series) up to 80 Amps with appropriate current rating for maximum panel output.
Companion Solutions:
Smaller, limited exposure systems may use 1.5KE36A TVS devices.
Regulatory Issues:
Unique Features:
Does not apply.
Application Warnings:
Does not apply.



  • 1.5KE36A

  • FKS

    ATO® 32V Fast-Acting Automotive Copper Blade Fuse

  • TOE

    MAXI® style 58V Slo-Blo® Automotive Copper Blade Fuse