The products are intended for Industrial Ethernet applications with communication protocols such as EtherCAT, EtherNet/IP or PROFINET according to IEEE 802.3 via twisted-pair cables of the Cat-5e category. Accordingly, the 4-pin connectors enable the network connection of actuators and sensors of particularly small size with data rates of up to 100 Mbit/s.
Intended for the industrial automation market the series 818 products meet the requirements of data transmission in industrial Ethernet networks and come equipped with screw locking, where the electromechanical connection meets the specifications of protection degree IP67 when mated and locked.
Beyond data communication, the hybrid D-coded M8 connectors can also take on the task of power supply in accordance with the IEEE 802.3at standard (Power-over-Ethernet-Plus, PoE+) to the connected devices.
The 4-pin D-coded M8 connectors are equipped with gold-plated and symmetrically arranged contacts and are designed for more than 100 mating cycles. A rated voltage of 63 V(DC), a rated current of 4 A, and a rated surge voltage of 1500 V are specified for the products. The operating temperature range extends from -25 °C to +85 °C (idle state).
Shieldable products with screw termination and shielded, moulded cable connectors are available. While the former have a 4.0 to 5.5 mm cable outlet and are designed for 0.14 to 0.50 mm2 conductors, the wire gauge of the moulded variants is 0.34 mm2 (AWG 22).
In addition to straight male and female connectors, shieldable, angled flange versions are also available from binder.