Advancetech Pty Ltd—Avanco Brand DC Isolators

Identifying features

The recall covers AVANCO brand DC solar isolators with the model number:
AV/DC4P25A, AV/DC2P25A, AV/DC4P25AUB, AV/DC2P625AU, AV/DC2P25AU, AV/DC2/2P25AU, AV/DC22P125AU, AV/DC4P25AU, AV/DC4P25AUS, and AV/DC4P25AUT

What are the defects?

The product features an internal fault, where a high-resistance connection may form.

What are the hazards?

There is a risk that the DC isolator may overheat and cause fire.

What should consumers do?

Owners should immediately shut down the PV system following the standard shutdown procedure.

Note that Advancetech Pty Ltd is now insolvent.

If a consumer suspects they have one of the affected units, they should have an electrician inspect and replace the DC Isolators.

Traders who sold this product

The DC isolators were sold by Advancetech via electrical wholesalers. The units were sold nationally from 2012 onwards.

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 January 2012 - 24 February 2014

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Electrical Safety Office (QLD) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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