This innovative range of M12 products from METZ CONNECT offers secure and robust connector solutions for harsh environments. Offering fully shielded solutions and IP67 protection in mated form, end users have the freedom to select individual product components for specific requirements up to a complete network solution from PCB/device level all the way back to the control cabinet.

• Robust, fully shielded connectivity (360 deg shielding).
• IP67 protection.
• D-Coding according to IEC 61076-2-101.
• X-Coding to IEC61076-2-109. Up to 500MHz bandwidth/Cat 6a.
• Suitable for Power over Ethernet (PoE, PoE plus, UPoE).
• Operating Temperature -40 deg C up to +85 deg C.
• Field installable Plugs and Jacks.

PCB Jacks:

Top entry D-Code and X-Code options for front wall or back wall mounting. Side entry D-Code and X-Code solutions suitable for panel thicknesses 0.9mm – 5.0mm.Supplied as complete assemblies or as unassembled kits.

Device level Connectors:

Our Field installable X-Coded plugs and jacks feature an ergonomic and robust zinc die-cast housing and our proven IDC technology for quick, easy installation.Field jacks available with additional flange to enable mounting on to panels and bulkheads.Cat 6a transmission characteristics – up to 10 Gbit/second according to IEEE 802.3an.Suitable for Power over Ethernet (PoE, PoE plus, and UPoE).

M12 Cable assemblies:

2 x twisted pair cables.D-Code, Cat 5e. according to IEC 61076-2-101

Profinet (WS-GE-BL-OR) wiring.

4 x twisted pair cables.X-Code, Cat 6a, according to IEC61076-2-109

PUR jacket – Green.

Available in standard lengths 1mtr, 2mtr, 5mtr, and 10mtr.

Overmoulded connector options:M12-M12, M12-RJ45, M12 – Free line end.

Feed Through Adapters / Couplers:

Connect between and an IP67 industrial environment to an IP20 electrical cabinet or control unit environment with the METZ CONNECT M12 – RJ45 Coupler.

Robust, Zinc die-cast housing, fully shielded.

10Gbit/s data transmission according to Cat 6a.

180 and 90 deg variants

For further information about these products, please contact Robert MacDougall on: +44 (0)1604 635064.