Product Releases

Waterproof Circular Connector

Wed, 02/21/2001 - 8:22am
Hirose introduced the HR30 circular connector to its line, noting that as more electronic equipment moves outdoors, the requirement for waterproof connectors has increased.

The HR30 is a push-pull latched circular connector designed to meet IP67, enabling it to withstand submersion for up to half-an-hour when mated. This miniature circular connector has an outside diameter of 12.6 mm, housing six contacts in a lightweight plastic that is totally resistant to corrosion. Both the plug and receptacle use gold plated solder cup contacts, rated at 2 amps.

Mis-insertion can be avoided due to its five-key polarization system. The HR30 is also designed to withstand 1000 cycles. Behind the plug's collet-style strain relief is a 10 mm long gasket to seal the cable; these features are integrated when the shell is screwed into position onto the insulator, and it is achieved without special tools.


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