Data connectors

Data connectors for all interfaces: For reliable IIoT communication

The world is becoming increasingly networked. And that means more interfaces on devices. Phoenix Contact offers a comprehensive portfolio of data connectors from RJ45 to USB, HDMI, and D-SUB, up to coaxial and FO connections, as well as for SPE. Splice boxes, distributors, and adapters round out the solution range. Expert advice and excellent services around the device connection supplement the product range – the ideal basis for networking smart devices.

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Your advantages

  • Flexibility with the wide range of designs
  • Easy installation thanks to tool-free connection technology
  • Support for common bus systems allows for a wide range of possible applications
  • Standardized connector systems provide a high level of safety, even in industrial environments
Connectors and cables for signals, data, and power

Connectors and cables for signals, data, and power

Configurator for cables

Configure your cable connection for signal, data, and power transmission in IP6x environments or for control cabinet applications. Freely selectable cable lengths and cable ends allow customized cable assemblies.

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ONEPAIR series IP20 PCB connectors and patch cables
M8 device connectors and network cables of the ONEPAIR series
RJ45 PCB connectors for THR soldering processes
RJ45 INDUSTRIAL series patch cables
RJ45 BUILDING series patch cables
USB type A and type C PCB connectors and patch cables
 HDMI type A PCB connectors and patch cables
Coaxial PCB connectors and cables
Fiber-optic-cable distributor boxes for mounting on the DIN rail
FDX 20 series splice/distribution boxes for DIN rail mounting
Fiber-optic transceiver
Fiber-optic couplings and pigtails
Fiber-optic loose tube cables and mini breakout cables
IP20 connectors for Single Pair Ethernet
Ethernet finally goes the distance

IP20 PCB connectors and patch cables in the ONEPAIR series for Single Pair Ethernet are ideal for efficient data transmission in factory and building automation. Optimized for many applications, this cabling is therefore the basis for future-proof networking from the sensor to the cloud.

These are the main features

  • Future-proof: Standardized connectors in accordance with IEC 63171-2 (IP20)
  • Compact: SPE PCB connectors allow higher packing density
  • Efficient: PCB connectors for SMD, THR, and wave soldering processes for automated processing
  • Flexible: Connectors with IDC connection technology for field assembly
  • Consistent: Plug-compatible to M8 connectors for the SPE

These are the advantages

  • Transmission standards: 10Base-T1, 100Base-T1, 1000Base-T1
  • Data rates up to 1 Gbps (up to 600 MHz)
  • Power over Data Line (PoDL) up to 60 W
  • Ranges up to 1,000 m (10Base-T1L)
  • 360° shielding concept
  • Cable structure: 1 x 2 x AWG 22/7
  • Degree of protection: IP20
  • IDC males connectors: AWG 26 … 22

M8 connectors for Single Pair Ethernet
Ethernet finally goes the distance

Single Pair Ethernet implements consistent Ethernet communication in the Industrial Internet of Things. Compact and robust M8 device connectors and network cables of the ONEPAIR series can be used for the space-saving
and future-proof transmission of data and power from the OT level right through to the IT level.

These are the main features

  • Future-proof: Standardized connectors in accordance with IEC 63171-5 (IP67)
  • Easily integrated: Male and female versions for established inductive sensors and flying leads
  • Efficient: Device connectors for SMD, THR, and wave soldering processes enable automated processing
  • Cross-application: Control cabinet feed-throughs for transition from IP20 to IP67 connection technology
  • Securely shielded: Network cables with Advanced Shielding Technology

These are the advantages

  • Transmission standards: 10Base-T1, 100Base-T1, 1000Base-T1
  • Data rates up to 1 Gbps (up to 600 MHz)
  • Power over Data Line (PoDL) up to 60 W
  • Ranges up to 1,000 m (10Base-T1L)
  • 360° shielded device connectors for front and rear mounting
  • Cable structure: 1 x 2 x AWG 22/7
  • Degree of protection: IP67

RJ45 THR PCB connectors
For automated processing

The new RJ45 PCB connectors are suitable for THR soldering processes. They extend the existing portfolio with versions for automated production. Because of the high product diversity, the right PCB connector is available for any application.

These are the main features

  • The reflow capability allows efficient, cost-optimized processing
  • The wide variety of products provides the ideal version for any application
  • One partner for any need: Always the right connection thanks to an extensive portfolio of plug connectors for data transmission

These are the advantages

  • For THR and wave soldering processes
  • Tape-on-reel packaging
  • Alignment: 90° and 180°
  • Optional LEDs

Industrial RJ45 patch cables
Angled versions in CAT5 and CAT6A

RJ45 INDUSTRIAL series patch cables are now available in all five outlet directions. These compact, angled connectors are particularly well-suited for reliable data transmission up to 10 Gbps where there is little
space available.

These are the main features

  • Extremely space-saving: Minimal angled connector length
  • Broad cable portfolio for various industrial applications
  • Ideal for demanding Ethernet applications with up to 10 Gbps data transmission in accordance with CAT6A
  • The harmonized components of the RJ45 INDUSTRIAL connector system ensure smoothly running operation
  • One partner for any need: Always the right connection thanks to an extensive portfolio of plug connectors for data transmission

These are the advantages

  • Connectors in uniform design
  • Five cable outlet directions
  • Robust molding
  • Length of angled connector: 35 mm
  • From CAT5 4-pos. (up to 100 Mbps), through CAT5 8-pos. (up to 1 Gbps), to CAT6A (up to 10 GBit/s)
  • Cables for flexible installation, drag chain, robotic, and track applications
  • Versions for conventional Ethernet protocols

RJ45 patch cables for building applications
Transmit data reliably in accordance with CAT6A

Patch cables in the RJ45 BUILDING series are ideal for future-proof cabling solutions in building automation and protected industrial areas. With data transmission rates of up to 10 Gbps and worldwide approvals, the shielded patch cables are ideal for use in building applications.

These are the main features

  • Ideal for demanding Ethernet applications with up to 10 Gbps data transmission in accordance with CAT6A
  • Ideal for building applications due to the use of cable sheath with Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) material class
  • Reliable even after several insertion cycles due to the protected locking clip
  • Consistent approval for the global market allows diverse use

These are the advantages

  • Data transmission up to 1 Gbps in accordance with CAT5 or up to 10 Gbps in accordance with CAT6A
  • LSZH sheath
  • Lengths: 0.3 m … 20 m
  • 360° cable shielding
  • 360° shielded connectors
  • Locking clip protection
  • Approvals: CE, RoHS II, WEEE, EAC, cULus

USB PCB connectors and patch cables
The high-speed service interface

The new PCB connectors and patch cables in USB type A and type C are available in the USB 2.0 and USB 3.2 Gen. 1/USB 3.0 versions. The high-quality items are optimal as service interfaces or for ongoing transmission in protected applications.

These are the main features

  • Portfolio for any application with three outlet directions for the PCB connectors
  • The PCB connector is dimensioned for processing in automated SMT reflow processes and THR processes
  • Cross-generation portfolio from USB 2.0 type A to USB 3.2 Gen. 1 / USB 3.0 type A and type C
  • One partner for any need: Always the right connection thanks to an extensive portfolio of plug connectors for data transmission

These are the advantages

  • Transmission speeds of up to 10 Gbps
  • Three outlet directions on the PCB
  • PCB connectors for SMD, THR, and wave soldering
  • Versions: USB 2.0 (type A) and USB 3.2 Gen. 1/USB 3.0 (type A and type C)
  • Patch cables: from 0.3 m to 3.0 m (USB 3.2 Gen. 1/USB 3.0) or 5.0 m (USB 2.0)

HDMI PCB connectors and patch cables
Perfect video and audio for any application

The new HDMI type A PCB connectors and patch cables extend the portfolio of data interfaces. The high-quality items are optimal for the reliable transmission of audio and video data and Ethernet (HEC) in protected applications.

These are the main features

  • Portfolio for any application with two outlet directions for the sockets
  • PCB connectors dimensioned for processing in automated SMT and THR reflow processes
  • Future-proof data transmission with HDMI 2.0 PCB connectors and high-speed patch cables
  • One partner for any need: Always the right connection thanks to an extensive portfolio of plug connectors for data transmission

These are the advantages

  • Two outlet directions on the PCB
  • PCB connectors for SMD soldering
  • HDMI 2.0 PCB connectors
  • HDMI high-speed patch cables
  • Patch cables: 0.3 m ... 7.5 m
  • HDMI Ethernet channels up to 100 Mbps

Coaxial PCB connectors and cables
Ideal for WLAN, Bluetooth, LTE, and 5G

Phoenix Contact has expanded its portfolio for coaxial cabling with PCB connectors and assembled cables. The new products are ideal for the transmission of WLAN, Bluetooth, LTE, or 5G signals.

These are the main features

  • Future-proof with the use of lead-free materials
  • Extensive portfolio for applications in industrial field communication
  • The reflow capability of PCB connectors supports efficient, cost-optimized processing
  • Complete documentation saves developers time during design-in
  • One partner for any need: Always the right connection thanks to an extensive portfolio of plug connectors for data transmission

These are the advantages

  • SMA, R-SMA, N series
  • Assembled coaxial cables:
    • Length 0.3 m ... 30 m
    • For frequencies up to 7.25 GHz
    • Excellent damping properties
  • 90° PCB connectors
  • PCB connectors for THR and wave soldering

Fiber-optic distributor boxes with Plug and Play
Easy DIN rail mounting

Fiber-optic distributor boxes for mounting on DIN rails expand the proven portfolio of distributor boxes and the Plug and Play wiring system. The versions for the DIN rail are ideal as high-performing distributors in challenging environments.

These are the main features

  • Space saving with a compact and uniform design
  • Time saving thanks to Plug and Play
  • Intuitive mounting without fusion splicing
  • Maximum versatility in mounting with various attachment options on the DIN rail adapter
  • Different numbers of positions and connector types for high versatility in infrastructure planning

These are the advantages

  • FDX-20 design for DIN rails
  • IP67 protection when plugged in
  • Plug connection from top or bottom possible
  • Integrated OM1 fiber
  • Versions for M17 MPO and ODC/Q-ODC
  • 4-, 12-, and 24-pos. versions

FDX 20 series splice/distributor boxes
Easy DIN rail mounting

The compact splice/distributor boxes in the FDX 20 series for DIN rail mounting are supplemented by additional types of fibers and couplings. The items are ideal for use as stable, easy-to-mount distributors – even in environments with extreme temperatures.

These are the main features

  • Saves space with a compact design for DIN rails
  • Maximum versatility in mounting thanks to various attachment options on the DIN rail adapter
  • Reliable even in harsh environments thanks to a tested temperature range from at least -25 to +70°C
  • Pre-assembled versions for fusion splicing reduces installation time in the field

These are the advantages

  • Extension to the existing FDX 20 series FO splice/distributor boxes
  • Cable entry from two sides
  • Versions with metal couplings
  • Maximum security against EMC and ESD interference
  • Separate splice comb
  • Incl. cable gland for clamping ranges from 6 to 12 mm

Fiber-optic transceiver
Fiberglass for active device connection

With transceivers, cages, and PCB connection technology, you can ensure future-proof data transmission via fiber optics. An active device interface is ideal for switches and other devices where reliable data transmission is a top priority.

These are the main features

  • Transceivers, cages, and PCB connection from a single source
  • Highly versatile with the non-proprietary multi-source agreement (MSA) SFF-8431, SFF-8432
  • Optimal device status monitoring with a digital diagnostic function in accordance with SFF-8472
  • Wide range of applications thanks to temperature ranges of -40 to +85°C
  • Future-proof data transmission with data rates up to 10 Gbps

These are the advantages

  • 10 Gbps data transmission rate
  • Versions for temperature ranges from -40 to +85°C and from -25 to +70°C
  • Multimode and singlemode versions
  • Cage versions for module insertion
  • Tape-on-reel packaging for SMD PCB connectors for automation-compatible assembly

Fiber-optic couplings and pigtails
Reliable cabling of fiberglass solutions

Connect passive fiberglass components efficiently and reliably with fiber-optic couplings and pigtails. The couplings and pigtails are ideal for splice boxes and other distributors. High variance means that you can adapt your application to the relevant conditions as needed.

These are the main features

  • Versatile use with a large variety of versions
  • Outstanding transmission properties with optimized attenuation values
  • Ideal for use in splice boxes and distributors
  • Wide range of applications with an extended temperature range
  • Future-proof due to RoHS-2 compliance

These are the advantages

  • 18 coupling versions for multimode and singlemode fibers and all common connector types
  • 15 pigtail versions for multimode and singlemode with all common connector types
  • Degree of protection: IP20
  • Flammability rating UL 94-V0

Loose tube and mini breakout cables
Reliably wire fiber-optic splice boxes

Fiber-optic loose tube cables and mini breakout cables are an outstanding choice for future-proof cabling of distributors and splice boxes. The design as a universal cable allows for applications both inside and outside of buildings.

These are the main features

  • Versatile for both indoor and outdoor routing
  • Optimal for assembling with connectors or for splicing
  • High flexibility with a large range of versions
  • Wide range of applications thanks to temperature ranges of -40 to +70°C
  • High resistance to tensile forces of up to 3,000 N

These are the advantages

  • 10 loose-tube cable versions for multimode and singlemode
  • 2 mini breakout cable versions for multimode OM4
  • Versions with 12 or 24 fibers
  • Lengths: Configurable up to 1,000 m
  • Sheath colors that match the fiber category
  • CPR certificate for use in structures
  • Ozone- and UV-resistant

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Data connectors for reliable communication

Find out about the versatility of our data connector portfolio. With versatile and adaptable connection solutions for data transmission, you can flexibly plan and implement your applications. Excellent services around your device connection supplement the product range.

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Fiber-optic transceiver
With transceivers, cages, and PCB connection technology, you can ensure future-proof data transmission via fiber-optic cables.
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Fiber-optic transceiver
M8 connectors for Single Pair Ethernet
With the M8 device connectors and network cables in the ONEPAIR series, you benefit from space-saving and future-proof data and power transmission from the OT to the IT level.
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M8 connectors for Single Pair Ethernet
IP20 connectors for Single Pair Ethernet
IP20 PCB connectors and patch cables in the ONEPAIR series for single pair Ethernet are ideal for efficient data transmission in factory and building automation.
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IP20 connectors for Single Pair Ethernet
Coaxial connectors
The portfolio for coaxial cabling is ideal for the transmission of WLAN, Bluetooth, LTE, and 5G signals.
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Coaxial connectors
USB connectors
Phoenix Contact provides USB PCB connectors and patch cables. Type A and type C are available in USB 2.0 as well as USB 3.2 Gen. 1 / USB 3.0 versions.
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USB connectors
HDMI connectors
The high-quality HDMI type A items are ideal for the reliable transmission of audio and video data and Ethernet (HEC) in protected applications.
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HDMI connectors
RJ45 connectors
With RJ45 BUILDING and RJ45 INDUSTRIAL, Phoenix Contact offers future-proof cabling solutions for both building automation as well as for Industrial Ethernet applications.
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RJ45 connectors
M17 MPO connectors
Phoenix Contact introduces industrial-grade MPO connectors for real-time data transmission in intelligent power grids.
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M17 MPO connectors
D-SUB connector
With an extensive portfolio of robust D-SUB sleeve housings and D-SUB contact carriers, Phoenix Contact offers solutions for the proven cabling of bus systems.
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D-SUB connector

Copper-based data connectors

Copper-based data connectors

Copper-based data connectors

Complex automation processes call for high volumes of data at ever-increasing transmission speeds. Benefit from high-performance connectors and cables for on-site assembly.

  • Transmission speeds of up to 10 Gbps
  • Innovative hybrid cabling
  • Solutions for IP20, IP65/IP67, and IP69K
  • With IDC, pierce, or spring connection
Robust RJ45 connectors with fast connection
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Implement Ethernet cables with copper and FO data connectors

Implement Ethernet cables up to 10 gigabits with the IDC displacement connection. For FO or copper cabling, use M12 male connectors at the field level or robust RJ45 industrial connectors for reliable data transmission.

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Connectors for Single Pair Ethernet

Ethernet goes the distance with the M8 and IP20 connectors of the ONEPAIR series for Single Pair Ethernet.

FO-based data cabling

FO-based data connectors

FO-based data connectors

High transmission speeds, low attenuation, resistant to electromagnetic interference: FO cables belong to the modern transmission media for industrial systems and infrastructure applications. Whatever the fiber type or interface, you can select the ideal connection technology for your application from our comprehensive portfolio.

  • Solutions for IP20/IP65/IP67
  • Fiber optic connectors with the pin connector patterns ST, SC, SC-RJ, LC, F‑SMA, and M12
  • Fiber types POF, PCF, and GOF (multimode and singlemode)
  • Versions with PC and APC polishing
  • M17 MPO series FO data connectors for real-time data transmission in intelligent power grids
  • Tools suitable for all fiber types
FDX 20 series compact splice boxes
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High-speed data transmission with FDX 20

FDX 20 series splice boxes for DIN rails combine a compact design with reliable fiber-optic connections for long-lasting flawless performance.

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Tutorial videos on our data connectors provide you with a lead in knowledge regarding the handling and assembly of your product.

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The entire portfolio at a glance
Our data connector portfolio for any interface: from RJ45 to USB, HDMI, and D-SUB, up to coaxial and FO connections as well as for Single Pair Ethernet.
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Products for copper and fiber-optic cabling

This is why we are the perfect partner

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With our extensive portfolio of connectors for data transmission, you always have the right connection. And it is quite easy, since Phoenix Contact is your single-source provider for all device interfaces. In our great variety of designs, codings, and pin assignments you will easily find your consistent solution for copper or FO cabling.

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The number of connections between machines, machine parts, and users is increasing. This means that the amount of data is growing while the amount of space remains the same. With Phoenix Contact’s consulting expertise you will receive the right solution for your device interface: Our experts for data communication find clever solutions for your application.

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We will not desert you in the planning process: During device development, we will support you, for example, with quick pre-configuration and 2D/3D data for your CAD software. Also included in the support package: a free sample service as well as reliable logistics with global availability thanks to online ordering.

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Phoenix Contact’s high-quality connectors are made for reliable, long-lasting device communication. With our extensive competence in connection technology, you benefit from innovative solutions and long-term product availabilities. The quality of our products is confirmed by laboratory tests that go beyond the standard and international approvals.

Ideal for numerous applications Data connectors offer versatile connection solutions for numerous applications, including:

Controller with HDMI and USB connection
Controllers: Easy startup with USB and HDMI interfaces
5G routers with data interfaces
5G routers: Easy field communication with RJ45 and coaxial connectors
Frequency converters with data interfaces
Frequency converters: RJ45 INDUSTRIAL data transmission
Camera system with data interface and board-to-board connectors
Camera systems: Long-term communication and high transmission rates
Power supply with USB connection and board-to-board connectors
Power supplies: Easy startup with service interfaces