Rugged miniature connector for wearable electronics in defense applications introduced by Fischer Connector

SAINT-PREX, Switzerland, 13 Oct. 2011. Fischer Connectors SA in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, is introducing the MiniMax series rugged miniature high-density connectors for handheld or body-worn electronic devices in military, medical, and test applications that require connectors that are easy for users to handle. Fischer MiniMax connectors are IP68 rated even unmated, which makes suitable for underwater applications even in case of accidental disconnection. It is also waterproof to a depth of nearly 400 feet for a 24-hour submersion.

Oct 13th, 2011
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SAINT-PREX, Switzerland, 13 Oct. 2011. Fischer Connectors SA in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, is introducing the MiniMax series high-density rugged miniature connectors for handheld or wearable electronic devices in military, medical, and test applications that require connectors that are easy for users to handle.Fischer MiniMax connectors are IP68 rated even unmated, which makes suitable for underwater applications even in case of accidental disconnection. It is also waterproof to a depth of nearly 400 feet for a 24-hour submersion.Fischer MiniMax connectors have 20 0.5-amp signal contacts and four 5-amp power contacts, providing three times more pins than a standard Fischer connector of similar size, company officials say. The miniature connectors are 11.9 millimeters in diameter and 12.5 millimeters long.

The connector's ergonomic rugged design is convenient to manipulate with one hand only, even with gloves, company officials say. It has endurable keying, visual color coding to avoid misconnection and improve safety, and a push-pull locking or quick release system.

For more information contact Fischer Connectors online at www.fischerconnectors.com.

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