PCB terminal blocks and PCB connectors

PCB terminal blocks and PCB connectors

Versatile connection technology, reliable connections: PCB terminal blocks and PCB connectors are fundamental components of all electronic devices. Our portfolio provides the right connection technology for the transmission of signals, data, and power for almost all applications. Our portfolio includes PCB terminal blocks and PCB connectors, wire-to-board connectors, and high-current feed-through terminal blocks.

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Your advantages

  • Very high degree of flexibility with versatile connection technologies such as Push-in or screw connection
  • Can be used in numerous applications and in a wide range of industries with a range of pitches and number of positions
  • Very high degree of reliability with high material quality
  • Long service life with fully developed contact geometries and surfaces
  • Expert support and advice from experienced product specialists for design-in projects as well as customer-specific versions
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Compact SPT 35 series Push-in PCB terminal blocks for power electronics up to 125 A
I(D)MCC 0,5 series inverted connector housings with a 2.54 mm pitch for crimp technology
MC 1,5 series upside-down PCB headers for reflow soldering
FMCOR/W 1,5 series PCB connectors
PTS 0,5 series Push-in PCB connectors for KNX automation
Gold-plated, inverted crimp contacts for PCB connector housings
Angled SPTA-THR 2,5 series THR PCB terminal blocks
SPE PCB terminal blocks from the COMBICON portfolio
Compact DMC 1,5 series headers
LPTA 16 series lever-actuated PCB terminal blocks
XPC 1,5 series PCB connectors with Push-X connection
D31 series CONNEXIS connectors
D32 series CONNEXIS connectors
D21 series CONNEXIS connectors
LPTA 16 series lever-actuated PCB terminal blocks
SPC 4 series PCB connectors
PC 4 series headers

Compact Push-in PCB terminal blocks

For power electronics up to 125 A

The horizontal PCB terminal blocks of the SPT 35 series feature a large clamping space with minimum dimensions. Conductors with a cross section of up to 35 mm² can be connected by means of convenient and tool-free Push-in connection technology and transmit currents of 125 A.

Main features

  • Currents up to 125 A
  • Voltages up to 1,000 V (1,000 V UL)
  • Pitch: 15.00 mm
  • Conductor cross-sections up to 35 mm²
  • Push-in connection
  • 1- to 5-pos.

Your Advantages

  • Tool-free, time-saving Push-in connection
  • Ideal for use in the device front with the horizontal connection and actuation direction
  • Defined contact force ensures that contact remains stable over the long term

Inverted connector housings

2.54 mm pitch for crimp technology

The inverted, single and double-row housings for connectors of the I(D)MCC 0,5 series complete the portfolio with a compact pitch of 2.54 mm. This also enables wire-to-wire solutions with the DFMC 0,5 connection system. Different crimp contacts are available for selection.

Main features

  • Conductor cross-sections: 0.14 mm² ... 0.75 mm²
  • Currents up to 6 A
  • Voltages up to 160 V
  • Pitch: 2.54 mm
  • 2-pos. to 16-pos. with 4 to 32 contacts
  • Single and double row versions

Your Advantages

  • Cost-effective connection of crimped conductors in large quantities
  • Contacts arranged in a double row enable high packing density in a compact area
  • Compact size for applications where space is at a premium

Upside-down headers of the MC 1,5 series

For automated reflow soldering

The new upside-down headers with a 3.81 mm pitch extend the MC series with the ability to rotate the connector connection through 180°. The THR headers enable a reflow soldering process and automated assembly, and help reduce production costs.

Main features

  • Pitch: 3.81 mm
  • Currents up to 8 A
  • Voltages up to 160 V
  • 2- to 16-pos.
  • Standard pin length: 1.9 mm
  • Material: high-temperature LCP plastic

Your Advantages

  • Designed for integration into the SMT soldering process
  • High flexibility when it comes to device design: one header for connectors with different connection technologies
  • Familiar mounting principle enables worldwide use

FMCOR/W 1,5 PCB connectors

Conductor connection orthogonal to the operating direction

The new FMCOR/W 1,5 PCB connectors from Phoenix Contact enable convenient conductor connection orthogonally to the operating direction. The connectors feature Push-in connections with color-contrasting operating elements.

Main features

  • Pitch: 3.5 mm
  • Currents up to 8 A
  • Voltages up to 160 V
  • 2- to 16-pos.
  • Available with or without flange and lock-and-release lever
  • Facing the conductor entry on the coding side or rippled side

Your Advantages

  • The conductor connection orthogonal to the direction of operation simplifies the cabling of DIN-rail-mountable devices
  • Tool-free, time-saving Push-in connection
  • Intuitive operation with color-coded actuating push button

Push-in PCB connectors

For KNX automation

With the PTS 0,5 series, Phoenix Contact is extending its portfolio for building automation to include compact PCB connectors for KNX communication. J-Y(ST)Y installation cables (0.6 mm and 0.8 mm) can be connected tool-free via the Push-in connection.

Main features

  • Currents up to 6 A
  • Voltages up to 320 V
  • Pitch: 5.75 mm
  • Conductor diameter up to 0.8 mm
  • Push-in connection
  • 2-pos.
  • Four connections per potential
  • THR-capable pin strips in either tape-on-reel or cardboard packaging

Your Advantages

  • Tool-free, time-saving Push-in connection
  • Defined contact force ensures that contact remains stable over the long term
  • Quick and convenient testing using the integrated testing option
  • Clear contact assignment with color coding
  • Ideal for bus applications: simple, uninterrupted loop through of potentials

Gold-plated, inverted crimp contacts

For PCB connector housings

The IMCC 0.5-MP series inverted crimp contacts are ideal for wire-to-wire connections with a gold-plated contact surface. As bulk goods or taped products, they enable manual or automated processing of small and large position quantities of the new, inverted connector housing.

Main features

  • Conductor cross-sections: 0.14 mm² … 0.75 mm²
  • Currents up to 6 A
  • B crimp and insulation crimp
  • Gold-plated contact surface
  • Packaged as bulk goods or taped products

Your Advantages

  • Gold-plated contacts ensure transfer quality remains stable over the long term
  • Hand crimping pliers with a high crimping force generated by a low hand force
  • Qualified tools for making connections between contacts and wires with different cross-sections for automated crimping available as an option
  • The tools have adjustable crimp heights

Angled THR PCB terminal blocks with 2.5 mm²

Fast connection with Push-in spring connection

PCB terminal blocks of the SPTA-THR 2,5 series extend the product range to include angled, reflow-solderable versions for automated assembly processes. The angled connection makes the PCB terminal blocks particularly suitable for multi-row arrangement on the PCB.

Main features

  • Currents up to 32 A
  • Voltage up to 400 V
  • Conductor cross-sections: 0.2 to 4 mm²
  • Pitch: 5.0 mm
  • 2- to 12-pos.
  • Supplied in box or tape-on-reel packaging

Your Advantages

  • Tool-free, time-saving Push-in spring connection
  • Defined contact force ensures that contact remains stable over the long term
  • Intuitive operation with color-coded actuating push button
  • Angled connection enables multi-row arrangement on the PCB
  • Designed for integration into the SMT soldering process

SPE PCB terminal blocks from the COMBICON portfolio

Connection technology for Single Pair Ethernet

Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) is a powerful technology for realizing Industry 4.0 and IIoT applications. This is where the PCB terminal blocks from the COMBICON portfolio come into their own, with their clear color coding and intuitive handling.

Main features

  • Screw and Push-in connection technology
  • Pitch: 3.5 to 5.08 mm
  • Connection directions: 0°, 45°, and 90°
  • Conductor cross-sections: 0.14 mm² to 2.5 mm² (26 AWG to 12 AWG)
  • Suitable for Power over Data Line (PoDL) applications

Your Advantages

  • Intuitive handling with clear color coding
  • Fast and easy integration of field devices
  • Space-saving connection technology for devices (miniaturization)
  • Suitable for shielded and unshielded SPE cables
  • Tested and confirmed data rates up to 1,000 Mbps

Compact DMC 1,5 series headers

For automated reflow soldering

The new reflow-solderable headers with a 3.5 mm pitch extend the DMC series. These are based exclusively on the proven lock-and-release technology. This technology can be used for intuitive and robust locking and the forceless ejection between the connector and header.

Main features

  • Currents up to 8 A
  • Voltages up to 160 V
  • 2- to 20-pos.
  • Pitch: 3.5 mm
  • Standard pin length: 2.0 mm and 2.6 mm
  • Material: high-temperature LCP plastic
  • Optionally in tape-on-reel packaging

Your Advantages

  • Designed for integration into the SMT soldering process
  • Packaging available for automated pick-and-place assembly
  • Small component size for applications where space is at a premium
  • The same pin layout and design as existing DMC 1,5 headers with integrated screw flange and lock-and-release locking system

Lever-actuated PCB terminal blocks

With angled connection direction up to 25 mm²

PCB terminal blocks of the LPTA 16 series enable the tool-free connection of conductors with cross-sections up to 25 mm². The clear position of the colored actuation lever and the defined contact force of the lever-actuated Push-in connection ensure reliable contacting.

Main features

  • Currents up to 76 A
  • Voltages up to 1,000 V
  • Conductor cross-sections: 0.75 mm² … 25 mm²
  • Pitch: 10 and 15 mm
  • 1- to 8-pos.
  • Angled version with a 30° connection direction
  • Enhanced touch protection in accordance with IEC/UL 61800-5-1

Your Advantages

  • Intuitive operation, thanks to color-coded actuating lever
  • Tool-free lever principle enables time-saving connection and release of conductors with or without ferrules
  • Distinct lever positions give a reliable feedback whether the clamping space is opened or closed
  • Defined contact force ensures that contact remains stable over the long term

Push-X in a PCB connector

Highly convenient operation during conductor connection

The convenient Push-X conductor connection is integrated into XPC 1,5 series PCB connectors. Push-X technology enables you to connect flexible and rigid conductors quickly and with virtually zero effort.

Main features

  • Currents up to 8 A
  • Voltages up to 160 V
  • Conductor cross-sections up to 1.5 mm²
  • Pitch: 3.5 mm
  • 2- to 16-pos.

Your Advantages

  • Fast conductor connection for all conductor types with and without ferrules
  • Highly convenient operation with the effortless and tool-free direct-connection technology
  • Acoustic feedback during conductor connection
  • The lever position shows the connection status
  • Compatible with COMBICON PCB connectors with a pitch of 3.5 mm

D31 series CONNEXIS connectors

For automated production with a pitch of 3.81 mm

CONNEXIS PCB connectors with crimp connection for cable assemblies simplify and accelerate automated production. The D31 family with a 3.81 mm pitch enables a wide range of applications with various designs and versions, such as flying leads and panel feed-throughs.

Main features

  • Cross-sections from 28 AWG … 14 AWG
  • Currents up to 8 A
  • Voltages up to 160 V
  • Pitch: 3.81 mm
  • Crimp connection
  • Halogen-free plastics

Your Advantages

  • Quick and safe assembly due to custom number, letter, and symbol printing
  • Error-free connection due to versions with mechanical keying
  • Easy, time-saving production with preassembled connectors
  • Design-in support during device development through M-CAD/E-CAD data and a free sample service
  • Wide range of possible applications due to different contact surfaces that are either tin- or gold-plated

D32 series CONNEXIS connectors

For automated production with a pitch of 5.08 mm

CONNEXIS PCB connectors with crimp connection for cable assemblies simplify and accelerate automated production. The D32 family with a 5.08 mm pitch enables a wide range of applications with various designs and versions, such as flying leads and panel feed-throughs.

Main features

  • Cross-sections from 28 AWG … 14 AWG
  • Currents up to 8 A
  • Voltages up to 320 V
  • Pitch: 5.08 mm
  • Crimp connection
  • Halogen-free plastics

Your Advantages

  • Quick and safe assembly due to custom number, letter, and symbol printing
  • Error-free connection due to versions with mechanical keying
  • Easy, time-saving production with preassembled connectors
  • Design-in support during device development through M-CAD/E-CAD data and a free sample service
  • Wide range of possible applications due to different contact surfaces that are either tin- or gold-plated

D21 series CONNEXIS connectors

For automated production with a pitch of 2.50 mm

CONNEXIS PCB connectors with crimp connection for cable assemblies simplify and accelerate automated production. The D21 family with a 2.50 mm pitch enables a wide range of applications with various designs and versions, such as flying leads and panel feed-throughs.

Main features

  • Cross-sections from 28 AWG … 18 AWG
  • Currents up to 5 A
  • Voltages up to 160 V
  • Pitch: 2.50 mm
  • Crimp connection
  • Halogen-free plastics

Your Advantages

  • Quick and safe assembly due to custom number, letter, and symbol printing
  • Error-free connection due to versions with mechanical keying
  • Easy, time-saving production with preassembled connectors
  • Design-in support during device development through M-CAD/E-CAD data and a free sample service
  • Wide range of possible applications due to different contact surfaces that are either tin- or gold-plated

Lever-actuated PCB terminal blocks

With angled connection direction up to 25 mm²

PCB terminal blocks of the LPTA 16 series enable the tool-free connection of conductors with cross-sections up to 25 mm². The clear position of the colored actuation lever and the defined contact force of the lever-actuated Push-in connection ensure reliable contacting.

Main features

  • Currents up to 76 A
  • Voltages up to 1,000 V
  • Conductor cross-sections: 0.75 mm² … 25 mm²
  • Pitch: 10 and 15 mm
  • 1- to 8-pos.
  • Angled version with a 30° connection direction
  • Enhanced touch protection in accordance with IEC/UL 61800-5-1

Your Advantages

  • Intuitive operation, thanks to color-coded actuating lever
  • Tool-free lever principle enables time-saving connection and release of conductors with or without ferrules
  • Distinct lever positions give a reliable feedback whether the clamping space is opened or closed
  • Defined contact force ensures that contact remains stable over the long term

SPC 4 series PCB connectors

Complete design flexibility

SPC 4 series connectors are compact and save a lot of space on the device with a pitch of 6.35 mm. For device designers, freedom is the trump card with the innovative shield contacting. Locking by means of top lock or middle flange ensures a safe connection.

Main features

  • Pitch: 6.35 mm
  • Currents up to 24 A
  • Voltages up to 1,000 V
  • 2- to 12-pos.
  • Optionally with center latching flange
  • Increased touch protection in accordance with IEC/UL 61800-5-1

Your Advantages

  • Compact: connectors with a pitch of 6.35 mm save space on the device front.
  • Innovative: device designers have more freedom with the clever shield contacting mechanism.
  • Multivariant: locking via top lock or center flange is reliable and space-saving.

Compact PC 4 series headers

For automated reflow soldering

With a pitch of 6.35 mm, the compact PC 4 series headers save a great deal of space on the device. The enhanced touch protection on the header and connector offers extra safety. The THR headers allow for a reflow soldering process and automated assembly, and help reduce production costs.

Main features

  • Pitch: 6.35 mm
  • Currents up to 24 A
  • Voltages up to 1,000 V
  • 2- to 12-pos.
  • Optionally in tape-on-reel packaging
  • Enhanced touch protection in accordance with IEC/UL 61800-5-1

Your Advantages

  • Compact: headers with a 6.35 mm pitch help save space on the
    device front
  • Safe: the enhanced touch protection on the header and connector offers
    extra safety
  • Efficient: The THR headers help reduce production costs thanks to suitability for reflow soldering and automated assembly.

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Bio-based products

Phoenix Contact develops technologies and solutions for a better future. Climate protection and environmental emissions such as carbon dioxide are central starting points of our sustainability strategy. For example, we are switching an initial range of products over to bio-based plastics.

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PCB connectors and electronics housings: Connection technology for the future

Phoenix Contact provides you with versatile connection technology solutions in the form of PCB connectors, board-to-board connectors, and electronics housings that are available in different forms, colors, and connection options. Benefit from our extensive development and manufacturing expertise for your individual connection solution.

PCB terminal blocks

PCB terminal blocks

Whether with process interfaces, automation components, or frequency converters: PCB terminal blocks of the XS to XXL Combicon product lines enable the easy and safe transmission of signals, data, and power directly to the PCB.

  • For conductor cross-sections from 0.14 to 95 mm²
  • For currents up to 232 A and voltages up to 1,000 V
  • With screw, spring, and insulation displacement connection
  • For 2.5 to 20 mm pitch
PCB connectors with innovative connection technologies

PCB connectors

The PCB connectors of the COMBICON XS to XL product lines deliver a universal, maintenance-friendly conductor connection for almost all device designs in a wide range of industries and markets. Assembled connectors with various cable lengths and cross-sections also provide connection solutions that are immediately ready for use.

  • For conductor cross-sections from 0.14 to 35 mm²
  • For currents up to 125 A and voltages up to 1,000 V
  • With screw, spring, lever, pierce, or crimp connection
  • With locking via latching systems or screw flanges
  • For 2.5 to 15 mm pitch
SPT modular series configurable PCB terminal blocks

Modular PCB terminal blocks in the SPT modular series

SPT modular series configurable PCB terminal blocks supply your industrial electronics with up to 1,500 V in a single connection block. Benefit from 24/7 access to all configuration data including via QR code on the product

  • Simple configuration of color spaces, individual position colors, and different cross-sections
  • Seamless digital process chain for the rapid development of the configured item, for smooth production, and reliable delivery
High-current feed-through terminal blocks for flexible transmission solutions

High-current feed-through terminal blocks

With high-current feed-through terminal blocks, you can transmit high currents and voltages safely and reliably through the housing panel. The various mounting positions ensure that you always have the right solution for safe connection technology.

  • For conductor cross-sections from 4 to 95 mm²
  • For currents up to 232 A and voltages up to 1,000 V
  • With screw, spring, T-LOX or bolt connection
  • For panel thickness from 1 to 6 mm
Wire-to-board connectors optimized for cable assemblies

Wire-to-board connectors optimized for cable assemblies

The crimp-based PCB connectors in the CONNEXIS portfolio are optimized for cable assemblies. They include connectors and headers with horizontal or vertical connection direction as well as panel feed-throughs.

  • For crimp contacts for conductors from AWG 28 ... AWG 14
  • 2 to 20 positions
  • 2.5 mm, 3.81 mm, and 5.08 mm pitch
  • For voltages (III/2) from 160 to 210 V
Automatic product label scanning

Efficient logistics processes Simplify your incoming and outgoing goods

We can support your automated logistics processes with product labels that simply display essential information such as item number, quantity, production date, batch, and country of origin as a scan code. By automatically scanning the codes, you can reduce the manual workload of your logistics staff and increase your productivity in incoming and outgoing goods.

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Explore the product diversity of the COMBICON portfolio in detail on more than 500 pages in the electronic product catalog. It enables you to always find the most suitable connection technology for the transmission of signals and data for your application.
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Various PCB terminal blocks, PCB connectors, and high-current feed-through terminal blocks

Connection technology for the transmission of data, signals, and power

Electronic devices in industrial applications are subject to constantly growing demands. The trend is toward miniaturization: space-saving terminal blocks and PCB connectors must allow for more electronics in the smallest possible space in the control cabinet or in other applications. The components need to be more compact and the connection technology needs be more powerful, resilient, and flexible.
Phoenix Contact meets these requirements with its comprehensive product portfolio. The IP20 connection technology enables device manufacturers to create optimum connections for data, signal, and power transmission. Boasting more than 10,000 different products, the comprehensive portfolio provides the right connection for every application.

Magnetic inductive flow meter with PCB connection technology
Servo controller with PCB connector
High-current feed-through terminal blocks for power up to 232 A/1000 V (IEC)
Magnetic inductive flow meter with PCB connection technology

As a device manufacturer, develop tailor-made transmission solutions for your application for common fieldbuses and Industrial Ethernet, e.g., consisting of hybrid connectors for simultaneous data and power transmission (Power over Ethernet). Versatile CAT5 cabling is also available.

Servo controller with PCB connector

For signal transmission, use Phoenix Contact’s portfolio for currents up to 8 A and voltages up to 300 V. Versions with shield connection are also available.

High-current feed-through terminal blocks for power up to 232 A/1000 V (IEC)

For high-power transmission, we offer PCB terminal blocks and PCB connectors with conductor cross-sections up to 95 mm² and up to 20 mm pitch. As a device manufacturer, versions with shield connection provide you with greater freedom.