Friday, July 19, 2024

IP67 Waterproof Rear Mount Bulkhead Straight Plug

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The automotive interconnect portfolio has been expanded by introducing a sealed bulkhead plug designed for industry-standard RG-174 cable.

Amphenol RF announced the addition of the IP67 waterproof FAKRA Generation 2 rear mount bulkhead straight plug to its extensive automotive product line. This innovative connector is engineered to work with the industry-standard RG-174 cable type, ensuring exceptional signal integrity and low loss, making it ideal for outdoor applications. The FAKRA plug is offered in the universal Z code, as well as all other key codes, and is fully compatible with all USCAR-compliant FAKRA connectors on the market.

This connector’s rear mount bulkhead feature allows it to be securely mounted through a panel or enclosure wall, ensuring a stable connection point. This design is crucial for maintaining the connection’s integrity by preventing dust, moisture, and other contaminants from infiltrating the system. The plug supports reliable, high-frequency data transmission up to 6 GHz, a critical requirement for automotive, industrial, and aerospace and defense applications. The connector uses standard hex crimp die sets for cable termination, facilitating easy and secure installations.

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The key specifications include:

  • Coupling Mechanism: Push-on
  • Ports: 1 (Single Port)
  • Size Category: Subminiature
  • Temp (Max Degrees Celsius):100
  • Temp (Min Degrees Celsius):-40

This unique 50-ohm bulkhead plug complements a robust range of connectors and cable assemblies available as off-the-shelf solutions. No other interconnect on the market currently offers the same combination of features and benefits, setting a new standard in the industry.

The company’s introduction of this advanced connector highlights its commitment to providing high-quality, reliable interconnect solutions for demanding environments. The new IP67 waterproof rear mount bulkhead straight plug is poised to become vital in automotive, telecommunications, and industrial automation applications, ensuring robust performance and durability in challenging conditions.

Akanksha Gaur
Akanksha Gaur
Akanksha Sondhi Gaur is a journalist at EFY. She has a German patent and brings a robust blend of 7 years of industrial & academic prowess to the table. Passionate about electronics, she has penned numerous research papers showcasing her expertise and keen insight.


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