Sealed Connectors are suited for use in harsh environments.

Press Release Summary:

XLR products include panel connectors rated IP68 or Nema 250 (6P) when unmated. When properly mated with Switchcraft female cable end, pair is rated to IP66. These rugged connectors, available in 3- to 7-pin or contact configurations, are tested to MIL-STD 202G. Cable end, panel, and cable to cable options are available. While silver-plated contacts are standard, gold-plated contacts are optional. RoHS-compliant connectors suit, among other uses, mobile outdoor communications equipment.

Original Press Release:

Switchcraft®, Inc. Introduces the Sealed XLR Series of Connectors

CHICAGO -- Switchcraft(®) is pleased to announce the development and expansion of our extensive line of XLR products to include IP rated connectors.  The rugged harsh environment connectors are available in 3 - 7 pin or contact configurations.  See new product bulletin 604 for electrical and mechanical specifications.  These custom products have been thoroughly tested to Mil-Std 202G.  Our customers have the assurance of receiving a superior product.


--  Panel connector is rated to IP68, Nema 250 (6P) when unmated!

--  When properly mated with Switchcraft female cable end the pair are rated to IP66

--  Cable end, panel & cable to cable options

--  Silver plated contacts are standard. Available with optional gold plated contacts

--  RoHS compliant


--  Mobile outdoor communications equipment

--  Outdoor stage lighting

--  Audio applications

--  Instrumentation

For more information please view our New Product Bulletin on our website at:

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 for more information.


Cheryl Cook

Administrative Assistant to the President

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