Rack & Panel Product Roundup  

By AJ Born | November 07, 2023

This week’s Product Roundup highlights rack & panel connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers.


Rack & panel connectors

ITT Cannon Trident Multiway connectors supplied by PEI-GenesisITT Cannon Trident Multiway connectors supplied by PEI-Genesis are cost-effective rectangular connectors designed for exceptional performance in harsh environments and tested to MIL-STD-202 and IEC 512. They have an ingress protection rating of IP40, meaning they are completely sealed against dust and other solid objects and temporarily submersible up to 1 meter. ITT Cannon’s rack & panel interconnect solutions are manufactured to the highest quality and reliability standards for the aerospace and defense industry. The Multiway range has six contact cavity arrangements to choose from and offers an extremely reliable connector system in which any Trident signal or coaxial contacts can be used. All multi-rack & panel connectors are RoHS-compliant and recognized under the component program of CSA.

BKA connectors from AvnetBKA connectors from Avnet represent the standard for avionic systems developed to support the air transportation market. They are blind mate connectors designed per ARINC 600. These connectors are available in 3 and 6 gang configurations and can accommodate up to 800 low insertion force contacts. The inserts are field replaceable. BKA connectors are available in environmental and non-environmental versions.

LHS/LHZ Series rack & panel blind mating modular connectors from Smiths InterconnectLHS/LHZ Series rack & panel blind mating modular connectors from Smiths Interconnect deliver exceptional performance for the railway industry, with high reliability, specialty, float mount connections that are ideal for blind mating. Hypertac hyperboloid contact technology ensures immunity to shock and vibration and minimal contact resistance. The LHZ Series is available as a specific version with high-speed Quadrax contacts. Compliant with NF F 61-032 standards, the series is built with low fire and smoke and toxicity material for rail application. It features high contact density up to 70 signal contacts and is robust for severe environments.

KYOCERA AVXFor more than four decades, KYOCERA AVX has been a leader in Eurocard two piece connectors (DIN 41612 and IEC 60603-2) and Varicon, KYOCERA AVX’s rack & panel ruggedized tuning fork contact system. Its portfolio provides solutions in industrial automation to serve across various communication standard bus protocols. These connectors are very reliable and provide good electrical performance and signal integrity for a wide variety of applications.

CDM’s Winchester MRA compact series rack & panel connector offeringCDM’s Winchester MRA compact series rack & panel connector offering is the most comprehensive pin and socket style connector systems available for cable-to-cable, cable-to-panel, and cable-to-board mil/aero applications. The MRA series features self-aligning plugs and receptacles with exceptionally high current and voltage ratings for a compact design (13 Amps, 1000 VAC.) Available in 9-104 contact configurations, with military versions QPL’d to M28748/1 and M28748/2.

EDAC Rack and Panel ConnectorsEDAC rack and panel connectors are extremely reliable, coupled with EDACON hermaphroditic contact design. These contacts mate at 90 degrees, creating contact points providing the gas-tight, high-quality, high-continuity connection necessary for in any application.

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