Connector modules for mechanical robustness and signal integrity

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Connector modules for mechanical robustness and signal integrityTwo new modules have been added to Harting’s Han-Modular industrial connector family to provide enhanced mechanical robustness and signal integrity in industrial and transport applications.

The new fully screened Han Megabit module is especially suited for applications in industry and railway technology. Two data cables can be connected per module, and the product combines assembly convenience with product compactness. The screening design is independent of that of the housing, and the proven Han D crimp contacts are used. These can be installed into the inserts and arranged to be easily accessible.

Because its mechanical properties meet those of the established Han Quintax connector, the Han Megabit module is suited for applications with high mechanical specifications, for example for use as an Ethernet interface in railway carriage connections – with the module taking up only half as much space as conventional products. The module is designed for data rates of up to 100Mbit/s, meets Cat.5e performance requirements, and can be used with stranded wires with cross-sections between 0.14 and 2.5mm2 and cable diameters between 5 and 12mm.

Harting’s Han Shielded module is specifically intended for applications in which shielded signal cables are to be designed to function free of interference and to mate securely. Up to 20 shielded signal contacts can be connected with a minimum space requirement, and the metallic shielding reduces to zero any interference from directly adjacent power modules.

A potential problem with applications involving frequency converters is that the power cables can often transfer interference to signal cables. With the new Han Shielded module, the signal contacts are now shielded against any such adverse effects. This now enables power and signal modules to be transferred in a connector without interference and securely, even in extreme electrical signal conditions.

The module includes 20 shielded contacts, and is designed for use with cable cross-sections between 0.14 and 0.5mm2. Crimp termination offers simple assembly.

Please click the link to view the Han Megabit module data sheet. To view the Han-Modular shielded module data sheet, follow the link for the Han-Modular shielded module data sheet.

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