Tyco Electronics announces a cable connector product extension to the MULTI-BEAM XL line of modular Power/Signal connectors. The cable mount connector terminates up to 8 AWG, 600 V wire, carries up to 55 Amps on a single contact and satisfies Hot-Swap and Cable I/O applications. The MULTI-BEAM XL cable connector is available in two versions. The floating panel mount style is designed for use in blind mate "drawer" applications as small as 1U in size. The I/O style features a squeeze-to-release latch for easily connecting power and signal conductors to a circuit board, all through one connector.