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Solar Panel Cables with MC4 Connectors

We have a large range of Solar Panel Cables with MC4 Connectors, we have straight extension cables to extend your Solar Panel and also extension cables with both end having MC4 Connectors.

Be sure to check the power each type can handle. we have 100w to 300w

Why is a MC4 Connector?

MC4 connectors are single-contact electrical connectors commonly used for connecting solar panels. The MC in MC4 stands for the manufacturer Multi-Contact (now Stäubli Electrical Connectors) and the 4 for the 4 mm diameter contact pin. MC4s allow strings of panels to be easily constructed by pushing the connectors from adjacent panels together by hand, but require a tool to disconnect them to ensure they do not accidentally disconnect when the cables are pulled. The MC4 and compatible products are universal in the solar market today, equipping almost all solar panels produced since about 2011.[citation needed] Originally rated for 600 V, newer versions are rated at 1500 V, which allows longer strings to be created.

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