Photovoltaic connectors

Photovoltaic connectors for DC and AC cabling

Phoenix Contact connectors for field assembly are ideal for cabling photovoltaic systems. Whether AC or DC, circular or rectangular: The solar connectors cover a wide range of requirements. Device connectors, PCB connection technology, and accessories complete the portfolio.

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Your advantages

  • Quicker and easier conductor connection on site with innovative fast-connection technology
  • Easy cabling: Assembly of the solar connector without special tools
  • Permanently reliable connection with TÜV and UL-tested components
  • High degree of flexibility with numerous connection technologies
  • Future-oriented cabling of PV systems with end-to-end connection solutions

New products

SUNCLIX series device connectors
SUNCLIX connectors with crimp connection
SUNCLIX spring-cage connectors
SUNCLIX string fuses
SUNCLIX device plugs for photovoltaics
Fast mounting, reliable connection

The new device connectors of the SUNCLIX series extend the proven product range for photovoltaics. The connectors are ideal for cabling inverters and string combiner boxes. The patented fast screw connection
enables fast mounting and reliable fixing.

These are the main features

  • Fast mounting and durable fixing thanks to the patented fast screw connection
  • Silver-plated contacts for connection technology with long-term stability
  • High system efficiency with low-loss SUNCLIX contacts
  • Patented Unlock system allows smaller center distances as well as convenient release
  • Available in assembled, self-mounting, and customer-specific versions

These are the advantages

  • Conductor cross-sections: 2.5 mm² … 6 mm² (AWG 14 … AWG 10)
  • Nominal voltage: 1,500 V (IEC/UL)
  • Nominal currents up to 38 A (IEC) / 50 A (UL)
  • Temperature range: -40°C ... +85°C
  • Approval in accordance with IEC 62852 and UL 6703
  • Protection class II
  • Degree of protection: IP66, IP68 (24 h / 2 m)

SUNCLIX connector with crimp connection
Efficient cabling in the field and on the device

With SUNCLIX connectors with crimp connection, you can wire photovoltaic modules easily and reliably. The new items with the Unlock system also enable
the connectors to be conveniently unlocked – ideal for cabling inverters and string combiner boxes.

These are the main features

  • Crimp connection technology for automated assembly processes
  • Silver-plated contacts for connection technology with long-term stability
  • International approvals in accordance with IEC and UL allow worldwide use
  • Unique SUNCLIX pin connector pattern prevents cross-mating
  • Patented Unlock system enables convenient unlocking with a standard screwdriver

These are the advantages

  • Conductor cross-sections: 2.5 mm² … 6 mm² (AWG 14 … AWG 10)
  • Nominal voltage: 1,500 V (IEC/UL)
  • Nominal currents up to 40 A (IEC) / 50 A (UL)
  • Temperature range: -40°C ... +85°C
  • Approvals in accordance with IEC 62852 and UL 6703
  • Protection class II
  • Degree of protection: IP66, IP68 (24 h / 2 m)

SUNCLIX connectors with spring connection
Reliable connection in the range of 6 to 16 mm²

The new SUNCLIX spring-cage connector for conductor cross-sections from 6 to 16 mm² (AWG 10 ... AWG 6) is IEC and UL certified. Use the connector to link photovoltaic module strings and connect higher currents. Conduction losses are reduced.

These are the main features

  • Silver-plated contacts for connection technology with long-term stability
  • Patented Unlock system for convenient unlocking with a standard screwdriver
  • Convenient, secure spring connection technology
  • Unique SUNCLIX pin connector pattern prevents cross-mating
  • Global availability

These are the advantages

  • Conductor cross-sections: 6 mm² … 16 mm² (AWG 10 … AWG 6)
  • Nominal voltage: 1,500 V (IEC/UL)
  • Nominal currents up to 60 A (IEC/UL)
  • Temperature range: -40°C ... +85°C
  • Approval in accordance with IEC 62852 and UL 6703
  • Protection class II
  • Degree of protection: IP66, IP68 (24 h / 2 m)

Wired SUNCLIX string fuse protection
For maximum safety and flexibility

Install SUNCLIX string fuses in photovoltaic systems
to protect the PV panels from damage caused by undesirable overvoltages. Cable connections make installation easy and flexible. Assembled versions and versions with free cable ends are available.

These are the main features

  • Flexible installation options with cable connections
  • Tested tripping behavior in accordance with TÜV certification 2PfG 2380
  • Customer-specific lengths available on request

These are the advantages

  • Version I with voltages up to 1,000 V at currents from 3.5 to 25 A
  • Version II with voltages up to 1,500 V at currents from 3.7 to 17 A
  • Maximum ambient temperature: -40°C ... 75°C (depending on the current version)
  • Degrees of protection: IP66, IP68 (24 h / 2 m)

AC connection technology

AC connection technology

VARIOCON and PRC series AC connection technology

A broad connection technology product range for every performance class is at your fingertips for the AC side of your PV systems. This portfolio includes circular and rectangular connectors for 1 and 3-phase devices, plus panel feed-through terminal blocks and corresponding accessories.

  • Voltages up to 690 V
  • Currents of up to 70 A
  • Conductor cross-sections from 1.5 to 16 mm²
  • Screw and crimp connection
  • VARIOCON: IP65 / IP68 (24 h / 2 m)
  • PRC: IP66 / IP68 (24 h / 2 m) / IP69K
SUNCLIX series DC connection technology

DC connection technology

SUNCLIX series DC connection technology

Panel feed-throughs, PV connectors, and comprehensive accessories: The product range from Phoenix Contact provides you with innovative connection technology from a single source.

  • Voltages up to 1,500 V
  • Currents of up to 65 A
  • Conductor cross-sections from 2.5 to 16 mm²
  • SUNCLIX spring connection
  • Crimp connection
  • Degree of protection IP66/IP68 (24 h/2 m)

Seamless connection technology from the photovoltaic panel through to feed-in Unique: The SUNCLIX connection system for photovoltaics

Interactive image map: Photovoltaics connection technology topology
PCB terminal blocks without insulating bodies
for the fast and secure connection of module junction boxes.
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PCB terminal blocks without insulating bodies
Solar connector with crimp connection
for the field-side connection of your PV panels.
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Solar connector with crimp connection
Solar connector with SUNCLIX spring connection
for field-side connection to the device.
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Solar connector with SUNCLIX spring connection
Cable-based DC distributors
for fast parallel interconnection of photovoltaic panels.
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Cable-based DC distributors
DC fuse plugs
for safeguarding modules and devices in photovoltaic systems.
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DC fuse plugs
DC panel feed-throughs
for device connection, pre-assembled or designed for assembly.
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DC panel feed-throughs
Data and signal connectors
Copper and fiber-optic-based data connectors and signal connectors, M5 to M23, 3- to 19-positions.
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Data and signal connectors
PCB terminal blocks and PCB connectors
for transmitting signals, data, or power.
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PCB terminal blocks and PCB connectors
AC connectors
for grid-side connection.
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AC connectors
Video: SUNCLIX connectors – cabling photovoltaic systems
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SUNCLIX: Easy mounting, safe operation

With SUNCLIX, you can realize reliable cabling from the PV module through to the inverter. Find out about all of the advantages of the black solar plugs in the video.

Video: PRC series inverted and angled circular connectors
PRC series inverted and angled circular connectors YouTube

PRC: Robust power connectors with a high protection class

The PRC installation system enables bidirectional power transmission up to 35 A, even in extreme ambient conditions.

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