- Up to 8 contact positions
- Compact IP67 metal shell
- 360° EMI shielding
- Hyperboloid contact technology
- Compliant with fire and smoke standards
- A and D coded versions
M12 connectors provides a single complete solution to safely and reliably ensure efficient communication in industrial environments while decreasing downtime. The compact and robust design incorporates the industry-leading Hypertac hyperboloid contacts that deliver unrivalled performance, ease of use and unparalleled reliability. In real-world industrial operating scenarios, the M12's comprehensive sealing properties deliver a competitive edge by ensuring uninterrupted signal integrity through keeping out dust, moisture, dirt and oil that can corrupt the connection.
The design features a unique side loading contact retention system that provides a positive contact retention and simplifies the assembly process. This simplified approach to contact assembly not only makes the product series very user friendly, but also reduces assembly times. Within a common housing design, the M12 series includes insert options from 3 to 8 ways, with both crimp and solder contact terminations available.
Smiths Interconnect M12 connectors, are ideal for communication applications, including Gigabit internet network on-board, factory automation, drive motors, machine tools, robots, conveyor systems, handling machines and elevators, etc. They all feature outstanding protection against electromagnetic interference through a full 360° screen connection. A complete range of options and accessories are available as standard, making the series suitable for a wide range of applications. In addition, the total number of components used in the design has been optimized to reduce stocking requirements.