DS1 Synchronous transient-free capacitor switch

Boosting your power quality solution

DS1 is the first synchronous switch isolated in dry air specifically devised and designed for capacitor banks. The perfect combination, regulated by the electronic control unit, between the semiconductors and synchronism with the network allows to increase reliability and efficiency and prolongs the life of

Product scope

Medium voltage indoor dry-air diode based capacitor switch with servomotors actuation for capacitor banks up to 17.5 kV, 630 A, 20 kA

Key benefits

  • Increase power quality and extend circuit components life thanks to transient-free switching
  • Increase network reliability thanks to prestrike and restrike-free switching and embedded diagnostics  
  • Long lasting solution able to perform up to 50,000 maintenance-free operations
  • Increase operational safety thanks to advanced system interlocking features
  • Reduce space and power losses thanks to product compactness

Key features

  • Single-step and back-to-back capacitor switching
  • Transient-free switching thanks to diode technology and sychronous close-open operations
  • Integrated control unit for synchronization and switch diagnostics
  • Dry-air insulated


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