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M12 circular connectors with push-pull locking

21 March 2018 Interconnection

The Phoenix Contact range now includes the first push-pull circular connectors with cross-manufacturer connection-compatible fast locking system. The M12 female connectors for direct PCB connection are available as one-piece versions for wave soldering (A- or D-coded), as two-piece versions for reflow soldering (A-, D- or X-coded), and as litz wire versions (A- or D-coded).

On the field side, the range is rounded out by the respective connectors for assembly in either a straight or angled design. Thanks to the push-pull fast locking system, the connectors latch into place quickly and securely with a click. The connector springs back if it is not correctly latched into place, thus giving the user clear feedback.

The connection compatibility ensures superior availability worldwide and enables the easy extension of existing cabling concepts. The 360° overall shielding braid ensures interference-free transmission, even under extreme mechanical stress such as shock or vibration. The circular connectors are thus particularly well suited for applications in the rail industry.

For more information contact Richard Schoonebeek, Phoenix Contact, +27 (0)11 801 8200, rschoonebeek@phoenixcontact.co.za, www.phoenixcontact.co.za



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