516 Rectangular+ Series

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Even in the modern age of microelectronics, rack and panel connectors still deliver a popular solution, providing engineers with a flexible and reliable method of achieving high pin-count connectivity.

The 516 series of connectors from EDAC offers an enviable track record of high performance in harsh environments. With applications across almost all sectors of industry including broadcast and telecommunications, the design of the 516 series makes it an invaluable tool for customers who need connectors they can rely on, even under tough conditions.

The hermaphroditic design uses forked blades to provide four points of contact and a gas tight seal, ensuring a reliable connection even when subjected to shock and vibration – ideal for use in the energy industry. Available with a wide range of accessories, including metal back shells to provide protection and EMI shielding, the 516 series is ideal for use in applications that require flexibility and reliability.

The automotive industry relies heavily on Rack and Panel Connectors during the manufacturing process. Test panels used during the manufacturing process are very important to ensure the safety of the final product, and poor-quality signals could lead to defective cars leaving the production line. Improving the signal quality by using an EDAC 516 series connector ensures better readability.

The 516 series provides users with excellent flexibility, just one of the reasons why we are Network Rail certified. For cable mounted applications, the gold-plated contacts are available with crimp termination and can be supplied individually or reeled for high-volume production. Panel mounting options include wire hole and wire wrap, and printed circuit board installations are made easy with through-hole solder tails.

When reliability and flexibility under demanding conditions is vital, the 516 series from EDAC delivers a complete solution.

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