World First TUV Certificate of AC PV Connectors for Amphenol LTW

August 15, 2013

Amphenol LTW is 1st in the world to meet 2 PfG 1915 /04.11 standard and obtains TUV certificate for PV AC connectors.2 PfG 1915 /04.11 standard was developed by TUV Rheinland experts after long-term experiments and testing for connectors used in photovoltaic-systems with AC supply.

Hand off of TUV certificateOn July 26th, Mr. Jacky Bai (right in the photo), General Manager of PV-Components at TUV Rheinland officially handed the TUV certificate to Mr. Luc Kan (left in the photo), General Manager of Amphenol LTW at its Taipei headquarters.

TUVRheinland Certified BadgeAt Amphenol LTW, our Renewable Energy team has a knowledge and experience in providing solutions for Solar applications including solar plants and residential solar systems. They know that interconnect solutions used in such applications require long life time in outdoor environment and are subject to UV light, harsh temperatures, water ingress and other forces of nature. Amphenol LTW’s connectors and cable assemblies are engineered to work in any conditions and to adhere to the strictest international requirements which was recently proved by this great success

TUV certified PV AC Connectors

VTC & SMC Connectors


  • 3 or 4 Contacts
  • 300 V/AC, 5A Drop, 30A Trunk
  • IP 67 waterproof and UV Resistant
  • Operating temperature : -40°C ~ +85°C
  • Intertek approved to UL6703A & L9703
  • TUV approved to 2 PfG 1915/04.11!
  • Uninterrupted cable - Lower power drop then conventional cabling systems
  • Various configurations of pitch and T Connector Quantity
  • Cable End-Cap and Cable Joiner available
  • Ease of installation and service

SMC Connector


  • 3 & 4 Contacts
  • 300V AC, 17A
  • Cable TC-ER, UV resistant
  • Operating temperature : -40°C ~+85°C
  • Safety Locking
  • ETL approved according to UL 6703A
  • TUV approved to 2 PfG 1915/04.11!
  • Overmolded with cable, plugnplay
  • IP 67 waterproof
  • Touch Safe (IP2X)



“Our Renewable Energy team has been focusing on designing and developing PV connectors and actively devoted itself to PV module application. We are committed to the safety, quality and reliability of all of PV AC connectors up to scratch. We got the first certificate of PV AC connectors in the world based on relevant international norms and quality requirements as 2 PfG 1915/04.11.”

John Lin, Research & Dvelopment - Amphenol LTW



For further information, please contact :

Denys Antonenko | Business Development Manager | Email: denysï¼
Anson Ting | Renewable Energy Market Manager | Email:

About Amphenol LTW:

LTW Technology, established in 1993, is a professional designer and manufacturer of waterproof connectors. Since April of 2010, LTW Technology was acquired by Amphenol Group and officially changed its company name to “Amphenol LTW Technology Co., Ltd.”. Amphenol LTW has actively devoted to various outdoor and industrial applications by successfully developing high-end waterproof connectors to meet strict requirements; also has many worldwide patents and certification such as ISO 14001. ISO 9001 and NMEA 2000…etc.. Now Amphenol LTW is not merely a supplier of waterproof connectors but also a solution provider in diversified market segments.

Amphenol LTW Technology Co., Ltd | 9F No. 657-12 Jungjeng Road, Shinjuang District, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Telephone : +886-2-2908-5626 | Fax : +886-2-2902-9787 | Website :

* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.