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1. (WO2018042327) SOLAR JUNCTION BOX

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/042327    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2017/055177
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Aug 30 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H02S 40/34
Applicants: TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATION
TYCO ELECTRONICS UK LTD.
Inventors: MOSTOLLER, Matthew Edward
MUNGARWADI, Subhash
Title: SOLAR JUNCTION BOX
Abstract:
A solar junction box (102) includes a housing (130) having a base (132) and walls (134) defining a cavity (136). The base has an opening (140) configured to receive a conductive foil (116). A power cable (104) is held in the housing having a power terminal (148) terminated to an end of the power cable positioned within the housing. An electronic module (150) is removably received in the cavity. The electronic module has a circuit board (210) including electronic components (212) mounted to the circuit board, a foil contact (230) configured to be removably coupled to the foil, and a power contact (232) configured to be removably coupled to the power terminal. The circuit board has a power circuit electrically connecting the foil contact and the power contact.