New Two-piece M8 Device Connectors Suitable for Currents up to 4 A and 50 VAC or 60 VDC

Press Release Summary:

  • Thread or press-in housings are available for a mechanically stable port-screw connection
  • Suitable for compact devices such as SCADA operator interfaces or camera systems
  • Four-position socket contacts feature D-coding and data transmission at up to 100 Mbps in Ethernet and PROFINET environments

Original Press Release:

Circular Data Connectors M8 Connectors for Ethernet and PROFINET

Middletown, Pa. – Phoenix Contact has expanded its range of circular connectors for data transmission. The new, two-piece M8 device connectors are especially well-suited for compact devices such as SCADA operator interfaces or camera systems.

The four-position socket contacts feature D-coding and data transmission at up to 100 Mbps (CAT5 in accordance with IEEE 802.3) in Ethernet and PROFINET environments. For mounting in the device wall, thread or press-in housings are available for a mechanically stable port-screw connection. When connected, the device connectors fulfill the IP67 degree of protection.

Specially shielded versions are available for stringent electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements. The M8 device connectors are standardized in accordance with IEC standard 61076-2-114 and are suitable for currents up to 4 A and 50 V AC, or 60 V DC. Learn more at www.phoenixcontact.com/M8data.

About Phoenix Contact

Phoenix Contact develops and manufactures industrial electrical and electronic technology products that power, protect, connect, and automate systems and equipment for a wide range of industries. Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Blomberg, Germany, operates 50 international subsidiaries, including Phoenix Contact USA in Middletown, Pa.

For more information about Phoenix Contact or its products, visit www.phoenixcontact.com, call technical service at 800-322-3225, or e-mail info@phoenixcon.com.

Molly McGowan, APR
Media Services Specialist
P.O. Box 4100
Harrisburg, PA 17111-0100
Phone: (717) 944-1300, ext. 3721
Fax: (717) 944-1625
E-Mail: mmcgowan@phoenixcontact.com

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