Power Jacks carry IP68 rating even when not mated.

Press Release Summary:

Sealed when unmated high amperage power jack is rated to IP68/NEMA 250 6P even when not mated to sealed plug. While dust caps are available to prevent debris from collecting in jack when not in use, metal housing provides reliability in diverse environments. Jack, which carries up to 13 A current and is rated for up to 24 V AC/DC, can be used with S10 style plugs (sealed and non-sealed). Plug locking versions are available to keep plugs connected to jack.

Original Press Release:

Switchcraft®, Inc. Introduces Sealed Unmated Power Jacks

CHICAGO – Switchcraft® is excited to announce the newest addition to their already extensive line of power jacks, the Sealed when unmated high amperage power jack.  New sealed versions of this jack are sealed even when the jack is not mated to a sealed plug. The jack is rated to IP68, NEMA 250 6P even when not mated. Dust caps are available so that debris does not collect in the jack when not in use. The sturdy metal housing provides reliability in any setting and the internal circuits are made to the same quality standards users have come to expect from the Switchcraft line of products.


--  Up to 13A current rating (carry)

--  Up to 24V AC/DC

--  Available in sealed only but can be used with S10 style plugs both sealed and non-sealed

--  Recommend plug locking versions to keep plugs connected to jack


--  Any sealed data transmission

--  Military or industrial GPS Location devices

--  Instrumentation

--  Medical equipment

--  Marine Applications

--  Transportation

--  General industrial electronic applications

--  Power supplies

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Switchcraft®, Inc. is a leading US based manufacturer of connectors, jacks, plugs, switches, molded cable assemblies and patchbays.  Switchcraft®, Inc. products are used in a variety of applications from broadcast and pro audio to medical, product tracking and other general industrial electronic applications.  Products are sold direct to customers and through networks of stocking distributors.

Switchcraft®, Inc., founded in 1946, is headquartered in Chicago, IL USA and still manufactures product at this location.  In 1999, Switchcraft®, Inc. acquired Conxall®, located in Villa Park, IL, a leading manufacturer of harsh environment connectors and custom cable assemblies, adding to the already extensive line of Switchcraft®, Inc. connector products.  Switchcraft®, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary HEICO Corporation in their Electronic Technologies Division.  Visit www.switchcraft.com for more information.


Cheryl Cook

Administrative Assistant to the President


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