Arc Detection

Fully Programmable DC Arc Detect Reference Solution The RD-195 DC arc detect reference design is the industry’s first reconfigurable solution, reliably detecting arcs and alerting systems to avert fires caused by arcing. The RD-195 is certified per the Underwriters Laboratories® UL1699B standard and is listed as a recognized device under UL1998, helping ease and speed designers’ time to market with a UL-certified product. It is also compliant with the NEC690.11 solar power safety requirements.

RD-195 DC Arc Detect Reference Solution

  • Detects series, parallel and ground arcs
  • Programmable detection thresholds
  • Self-test capability
  • Typical response time: <100 ms
  • Industrial temperature range: –40°C to +85°C
  • 1000 V tolerance with 3000 V insulation
  • Application GUI for quick evaluation and tuning
  • Compliant to industry standards:
    • UL1998 recognized and UL1699B certified
    • NEC690.11 compliant

Design documentation