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LHS/LHZ Series

Rack and Panel Blind Mating Modular Connectors

The LHS/LHZ Series delivers railway industry-leading performance for high reliability, specialty, float mount connections, ideal for blind mating. Hypertac® hyperboloid contact technology ensures immunity to shock and vibration and minimal contact resistance. The LHZ Series is available as specific version with high-speed Quadrax contacts.

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Features & Benefits

  • Flat floating connector, ideal for blind mating
  • Mixed power, signal, coaxial and quadrax contacts
  • Rack/panel applications (norm XPF61-005)
  • Compliant with NF F 61-032 standards
  • High contact density, up to 70 signal contacts
  • Built with low fire and smoke and toxicity material for rail application
  • Robust for severe environment


Smiths Interconnect LHS/LHZ Series is a flat floating connector mixing power, signal and coaxial contacts. The connectors have been designed to meet the most demanding requirements of the rail transportation industry and is qualified to SNCF standards. They are ideal for rack & panel, cable and program applications. The LHS/LHZ connector range provides a quick and easy connection/disconnection and the float mounting compensates for mechanical misalignment up to 1.25mm during blind mating, ensuring excellent signal integrity.

The 14 units of 5.5mm pitches allow a high contact density up to 70 signal contacts. Made with the superior Hypertac® hyperboloid contact technology, these connectors offer excellent reliability, even under high levels of shock and vibration and maintain life cycle up to 500 mating cycles for a low cost of ownership.

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