28 Jan 2020
TE Connectivity further extends M12 range with right-angle connectors for PCBs and panels
DARMSTADT, Germany – January 28, 2020 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is once again expanding its M12 portfolio, with A-, B- and D-coded versions of the right-angle connector. The new products come just a few months after TE introduced connectors with eight and 12 pin positions for direct mounting onto PCBs and panels.
The latest M12 PCB right-angle offering comes with two, five and eight position configurations for direct mounting to PCB’s and panels. An integrated plastic mounting snap feature facilitates strong mechanical and electrical connections, saving valuable PCB space in various applications and leading to reduced installation costs and increased productivity.
The new M12 connectors are UL certified and meet IEC specifications, with an industry-standard interface compatible with a wide variety of sensors, switches and other industrial devices. Their design provides IP67-level protection for industrial-grade sealing against ingress of dust and water at up to depths of one meter. Offering efficient, high-quality and reliable signal transmission, they complement field-installable connectors and cable assembly solutions already available from TE Connectivity.
“TE’s M12 product range is a versatile portfolio that includes many customer-specific configurations, enabling design flexibility on board connectivity, chassis mount connectivity and cable assemblies,” says Product Manager Ted Szarkowski. “These latest connectors are easy to install and help to increase production efficiency and decrease installation cost in digital factories. Furthermore, lead times are short, thanks to local stock, low minimum order quantities and our worldwide sample services.”
Likely applications for M12 connectors are in industrial automation, machinery, industrial Ethernet, sensors, and other areas where IP67 protection is needed. Further information on TE’s complete range can be found here.
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