Connectors and cables

Connectors for device connection and field cabling

Versatile M5 to M58 circular connectors, data and photovoltaic connectors as well as modular rectangular and heavy-duty industrial connectors: the comprehensive connector range from Phoenix Contact offers a huge variety of solutions for industrial and semi-industrial applications. Application-specific connector systems as well as cables and lines that are pre-assembled or for assembly complete the range.

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Your advantages

  • Numerous possible applications with a large number of designs and modular systems
  • High-level reliability with our outstanding level of quality and years of expertise
  • Innovative and time-saving connection solutions for devices with all the usual degrees of protection associated with industrial use
  • High degree of flexibility with customer-specific adaptations
  • Expert design-in support

Product features at a glance

  • Device connectors and cable connectors
  • Metric threads from M5 to M58
  • DC and AC solutions
  • Connectors for copper and FO cables
  • Modular connector systems for signals, data, and power
  • Connectors for IP20 to IP69K degrees of protection
  • Hybrid connectors
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Configurators

Just a few clicks to your tailored connector: Use our intuitive configurators to create your own product version.

New products

M12 push-pull connectors for Ethernet applications
Multi-gland cable glands for HEAVYCON EVO heavy-duty connectors
Contact inserts for HEAVYCON D7 connectors
ArcZero series DC connectors
Tool-free connection of M8 connectors
M12 push-pull connectors designed for assembly
Shielded M12 push-pull connectors
Shielded M12 push-pull device connectors
M12 connectors for Single Pair Ethernet
Shielded M12 push-pull connectors
Assembled IPD installation cables
PRC 20 connectors for currents up to 20 A
Different M12 hybrid connectors for Single Pair Ethernet

M12 push-pull connectors for Ethernet applications

Easy and space-saving data transmission

The M12 push-pull connectors designed for assembly for Ethernet applications enable reliable high-speed data transmission and impress with their extremely small space requirements. With fast-locking, installation is effortless – the connector is simply plugged into the device.

Main features

  • Push-pull internal locking
  • Compact crimp connection
  • X-coded for Ethernet applications
  • Number of positions: 8
  • Connection cross-section: 0.14 mm² ... 0.34 mm²
  • 360° shielding
  • Straight and angled versions
  • Degree of protection: IP65, IP67

Your Advantages

  • Easy installation: quick and reliable plugging, even in confined spaces
  • Significant space savings: extremely compact due to the small wiring space and high contact density
  • Safe use: reliable 360° shield connection
  • Robust connection: suitable for railway applications with high shock and vibration loads
  • Highly future-proof: standardized product range for worldwide availability

Multi-gland cable glands for HEAVYCON EVO heavy-duty connectors

Maximum flexibility during cabling

With multi-gland cable glands for HEAVYCON EVO heavy-duty connectors, you can simply route different cables into your control cabinet via just one plug-in interface. Variable, tool-free mounting saves time and offers a high degree of flexibility.

Main features

  • Suitable for B series HEAVYCON EVO plastic housing
  • Possible clamping ranges: 3 mm … 6 mm, 6 mm … 10 mm, and 10 mm … 15 mm
  • Cable gland material: PA
  • Cable seal material: TPE SEBS
  • Temperature range: -40°C … +100°C
  • Degree of protection: IP65

Your Advantages

  • Save time and money with simple, tool-free cable gland mounting
  • Greater flexibility: determine the cable outlet direction directly at the installation site and conveniently add cables at a later date
  • Easy handling: different cables can be effortlessly pushed through pierced membranes
  • Safe and reliable use: high degree of protection with the membrane seal and retention with a cable tie

Contact inserts for HEAVYCON D7 connectors

Compact signal and power transmission

With the HEAVYCON D7 connector, you can transmit signals and power even in confined spaces. New Push-in contact inserts with the number of positions of 5(+PE) and power contact inserts with the number of positions of 2(+PE) with up to 40 A/830 V extend the product range.

Main features

  • Q05-I-PT with Push-in connection also for the PE contact
  • Q02-I-AT with axial screw connection with a large cross-section range
  • Temperature range: -40°C … +125°C
  • Suitable for D7 series housings (plastic or metal)
  • Shock- and vibration-resistant in accordance with DIN EN 61373

Your Advantages

  • Easy tool-free connection with Push-in Technology
  • Quick and safe wiring, even in confined spaces and when installed
  • Cost-effective and fast coding with plastic profiles
  • Connection-compatible with the market standard

DC connectors with ArcZero technology

Safe connection and disconnection under load

The DC connector can be safely connected and disconnected under load. ArcZero technology provides reliable protection against hazardous electric arcs. Connecting and disconnecting under load enables selected components to be fully shut down, thus ensuring high system availability.

Main features

  • Connection cross-sections of 1.5 to 6 mm²
  • Rated voltage 400/800 V DC
  • Rated current 20 A
  • Up to 1,000 insertion cycles
  • VDE approval

Your Advantages

  • Safe connection and disconnection under load
  • Fast disconnection of flying leads
  • Time-saving maintenance or replacement of connected devices
  • Robust outdoor design even for extreme conditions
  • Particularly durable and economical

M8 connectors with Push-Lock connection

Tool-free and space-saving cabling

In increasingly networked systems, functions are decentralized and intelligent devices and sensors are miniaturized. Flexible and space-saving cabling is achieved with M8 connectors designed for assembly. The Push-Lock connection enables convenient wiring without tools.

Main features

  • Push-Lock connection technology
  • PROFINET CAT5 (100 Mbps)
  • D-coded, 4-pos., shielded
  • Connection cross-section: 0.14 mm² ... 0.75 mm²
  • Temperature range: -40°C ... +85°C

Your Advantages

  • Easy and time-saving installation: Push-Lock technology enables the tool-free connection of rigid and flexible conductors with and without ferrules
  • Intuitive and safe connection: precise conductor assignment with color coding and numerical coding in the connection area
  • Space-saving installation: one-third smaller than the M12 connector, the M8 Push-Lock connector offers significant space savings and reliable industrial properties

M12 push-pull connectors designed for assembly

Easy connection with Push-Lock technology

Two leading technologies in one M12 connector: the M12 connectors designed for assembly featuring push-pull fast-locking and Push-Lock connection enable tool-free conductor connection and provide a secure installation by simply plugging into the device port.

Main features

  • Installation: push-pull fast-locking
  • Connection method: Push-Lock connection technology
  • Data connectors: PROFINET CAT5 (100 Mbps), D-coded, 4-pos., shielded, straight and angled
  • Signal connectors: A-coded, 4- or 5-pos., shielded and unshielded, straight and angled
  • Connection cross-section: 0.14 to 0.75 mm²
  • Temperature range: -40°C to +85°C

Your Advantages

  • Quick and reliable connection even in confined spaces
  • Establish flying leads with connectors in male and female versions
  • Tool-free connection of rigid and flexible conductors with and without ferrules
  • Intuitive conductor connection with color coding and numerical coding of the contact levers
  • Long-term stability and vibration resistance of the PE connection and 360° shielding

Shielded M12 push-pull connectors

Reliable signal and data transmission

M12 push-pull connectors latch into place by means of direct insertion and enable easy and secure connection for applications in confined spaces and with high cabling density. The new, shielded, A- and D-coded versions guarantee reliable signal and data transmission.

Main features

  • Push-pull internal and external locking
  • Standardized in accordance with IEC 61076-2-010
  • A- and D-coded
  • Advanced Shielding Technology
  • Conductor cross-section: 0.34 mm²
  • Degree of protection: IP65, IP67
  • PUR, halogen-free

Your Advantages

  • Plug-and-produce: quick and reliable connection even in confined spaces
  • Fast installation: time savings of 80% during installation compared to screw connection
  • Flying leads: connectors with internal and external locking
  • Totally protected: Advanced Shielding Technology provides a reliable shield connection, even under extreme environmental conditions
  • Highly future-proof: standardized product range for worldwide availability

Shielded M12 push-pull device connectors

Reliable signal and data transmission

The new SMD M12 device connectors with push-pull internal locking allow secure and tool-free device connection. The recessed M12 push-pull flush-type female connector closes out flush with the housing, thus enabling compact housing designs.

Main features

  • Push-pull internal locking
  • Standardized in accordance with IEC 61076-2-010
  • SMD housing screw connections
  • Raised and countersunk versions
  • SMD signal and data: A, B, D, X, and Y-coded
  • Degree of protection: IP65, IP67
  • DUO contour: compatible with full-thread M12

Your Advantages

  • Plug-and-produce: quick and reliable connection even in confined spaces
  • Greater flexibility: one M12 device connection for screw and push-pull connectors
  • Easy design-in: countersunk M12 ports for compact device concepts
  • Highly future-proof: standardized product range for worldwide availability

M12 connectors for Single Pair Ethernet

Ethernet finally goes the distance

With Single Pair Ethernet (SPE), the established Ethernet protocol is advancing into the final automation levels and forms the basis for future-proof networking from the sensor to the cloud. Easy integration into your conventional sensors is made possible by the new SPE connectors in the ONEPAIR series in size M12.

Main features

  • 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
  • Range of up to 1,000 m (10Base-T1L)
  • 360° shielded connectors
  • Cable structure: 1 x 2 x 22/7 AWG
  • Degree of protection: IP67

Your Advantages

  • Easily integrated: M12 male and female versions for established inductive sensors and flying leads
  • Cross-application: ranges of up to 1,000 m, data rates of up to 1 Gbps, and powers of up to 50 W
  • Totally protected: Advanced Shielding Technology provides a reliable shield connection for network cables, even under extreme environmental conditions
  • Future-proof: standardized connectors and cables in accordance with IEC 63171-5

Shielded M12 push-pull connectors

Reliable signal and data transmission

M12 push-pull connectors latch into place by means of direct insertion and enable easy and secure connection for applications in confined spaces and with high cabling density. The new, shielded, A- and D-coded versions guarantee reliable signal and data transmission.

Main features

  • Push-pull internal and external locking
  • Standardized in accordance with IEC 61076-2-010
  • A- and D-coded
  • Advanced Shielding Technology
  • Conductor cross-section: 0.34 mm²
  • Degree of protection: IP65, IP67
  • PUR, halogen-free

Your Advantages

  • Plug-and-produce: quick and reliable connection even in confined spaces
  • Fast installation: time savings of 80% during installation compared to screw connection
  • Flying leads: connectors with internal and external locking
  • Totally protected: Advanced Shielding Technology provides a reliable shield connection, even under extreme environmental conditions
  • Highly future-proof: standardized product range for worldwide availability

Assembled IPD installation cables

Quick and easy power distribution

Experience simple and tool-free power distribution with the IPD installation system. Assembled IPD cable assemblies facilitate installation and support fast commissioning, especially in large cabling projects.

Main features

  • Number of positions: 2+PE; 4+PE
  • Voltage/currents:
    3-pos.: 450/500 V; up to 16 A
    5-pos.: 450/600 V; up to 16 A
  • Push-Lock connection
  • Degree of protection: IP66, IP68
  • Cable length: 0.5 m, 1 m, 3 m, 5 m
  • Versions with male to female or free cable end

Your Advantages

  • Convenient handling, even in areas that are difficult to access
  • Easy and reliable installation by means of pluggable connection with fast-locking and mechanical coding to prevent mismatching
  • High degree of reliability with robust housings up to IP66 and IP68 degree of protection
  • Customer-specific versions from a batch size of 1 on request

PRC 20 series installation systems

Smart power distribution up to 20 A

The PRC 20 series supplements the existing PRC products for up to 35 A with the 20 A performance class. PRC 20 series items are designed for smart and effective power distribution in generator and load circuits. The robust PRC connectors are suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

Main features

  • Rated voltage: 500 V AC/DC
  • Rated current: 20 A
  • Conductor cross-section: up to 2.5 mm²
  • Degree of protection IP65/IP67/IP69
  • Impact resistance: up to IK08
  • 2- to 5-pos.
  • Color coding and mechanical coding

Your Advantages

  • Duo-Unlock technology enables the choice of locking method (manual or with tool) during installation
  • Screw connection with wire guard for quick mounting
  • Mechanical and color coding as installation aids for error-free commissioning
  • Always the ideal solution with the modular system

M12 hybrid connectors for Single Pair Ethernet

For high-performance IIoT devices

More power in one connector: the SPE M12 hybrid connector combines data and power for Single Pair Ethernet. With two circuits of two times 8 A, voltages up to 63 V, and the robust M12 design, this connector is ideally suited for use in harsh environments.

Main features

  • Manufacturer-independent IEC standard in accordance with IEC 63171-7 (coding 2)
  • Transmission standards: 10Base-T1, 100Base-T1, 1000Base-T1
  • Data rates up to 1 Gbps (up to 600 MHz)
  • Power transmission up to 2 x 8 A / 63 V DC
  • Degree of protection: IP65/IP67
  • Housing with DUO contour for screw and push-pull locking

Your Advantages

  • Powerful IIoT performance: the SPE M12 hybrid connector is also suitable for applications in the fields of drives, machine building, and robotics
  • Increased convenience and space savings: there is now a connector for Single Pair Ethernet that combines data and power transmission
  • Particularly robust: ideally suited for industrial applications, as well as for field use in harsh environments
  • Long-term usability: future-proof design-in of the M12 Hybrid portfolio with the cross-manufacturer international standard

Circular connectors for transmitting data, signals, and power

Circular connectors

Phoenix Contact offers circular connectors in numerous sizes for industrial automation. From small to large, straight or angled, molded or designed for assembly on site: The wide-ranging portfolio offers optimum solutions for transmitting signals, data, and power.

  • M12 and M23 innovative hybrid connectors
  • 3- to 19-pos. M5, M8, M12, M23, and 7/8″ signal connectors
  • M8 and M12 data connectors for transmission speeds up to 10 Gbps
  • M12 to M58 power connectors for currents up to 150 A and voltages up to 630 V
Connectors for energy storage devices for front or rear connection

Connectors for energy storage

Install your energy storage systems for applications up to 1,500 V quickly, safely, and cost-effectively with battery connectors and connectors for busbar connections.

  • Connectors for front and rear connection to energy storage devices
  • Nominal voltage up to 1,500 V DC and system voltage up to 1,500 V
  • Cross-sections: 16 mm² ... 25 mm²
  • Nominal currents up to 200 A
  • Degree of protection up to IP65
Data connectors for high transmission rates in industry and a wide range of infrastructure applications

Data connectors

Phoenix Contact offers data connectors for copper and FO cabling for fast and reliable data transmission in industry, computer centers or infrastructure applications. Connectors, patch cables, and accessories are available for all common fieldbuses and networks.

  • Transmission speeds up to 40 Gbps
  • Solutions for IP20, IP65/IP67, and IP69K
  • Innovative hybrid cabling
  • Patch panels and marshalling panels for 19″ mounting
Multiple designs of heavy-duty connectors arranged side by side

Heavy-duty connectors

Heavy-duty connectors protect your interfaces and also ensure the reliable transmission of power, data, and signals even under harsh conditions. They are resistant to dirt, water, vibrations, and high mechanical strain, and are sealed up to IP69K degree of protection.

  • Conductive metal housings with EMC protection
  • Mounting- and connection-compatible sleeve and base housings
  • Fixed-position and modular contact inserts with a wide range of connection technologies
  • Conductive surfaces with EMC protection
Various installation connectors

Installation connectors

Connect cables quickly and easily using installation connectors and cables. Depending on your application, choose between compact device connections, convenient power distribution, or simple cable connections. Robust housings and high degrees of protection allow reliable power transmission in the field and in humid environments.

  • Fixed and plug-in connections
  • Solutions for IP68/69K/IK07
  • For currents up to 40 A and voltages up to 690 V
  • For cables up to 5 x 6 mm²
Modular rectangular connectors for various contact inserts

Modular rectangular connectors

Modular rectangular connectors offer compact connections for use in devices, terminal boxes, and control cabinets. Various different housing versions, modular contact inserts, and contact carriers for crimp contacts enable flexible connection options for signals, data, and power.

  • Sleeve housings in accordance with IP65/IP67/IP68/IP69K degree of protection
  • Contact insert sets for 4 to 40 positions
  • Modular contact inserts for hybrid applications
  • Panel-mount bases and coupling housings
Multiple, diverse photovoltaic connectors side by side for versatile use in photovoltaic systems

Photovoltaic connectors

Photovoltaic connectors from Phoenix Contact cover a wide range of applications: AC and DC connectors for assembly, device connections as well as connection technology for photovoltaic panels, building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV), and micro inverters enable consistent connection solutions.

  • AC and DC connectors with IP66/IP68 degree of protection
  • AC and DC device connections with IP65/IP66/IP68 degree of protection
  • Panel feed-through and PCB terminal blocks for currents up to 309 A and voltages up to 600 V (UL)
  • Connection systems for BIPV and micro inverters
Different DC connector designs

DC connectors

DC connectors from Phoenix Contact can be safely connected and disconnected under load. They reliably protect against dangerous electric arcs. The capability of being connected under load enables selected components to be fully shut down, thus ensuring high system availability.

  • For cross-sections from 1.5 to 6 mm²
  • For nominal voltages up to 800 V and nominal currents up to 20 A
  • Protection classes IP66/IP68 (24 h/2 m); IP69/IK08

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Assemble your connectors yourself and use preassembled cable versions. In addition to the complete range for field installation, Phoenix Contact offers copper- and FO-based data cables, hybrid cables, signal cables, and power cables. Solutions for photovoltaics, for energy storage systems, and cables by the meter extend the product program.

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Distributors, adapters, and conductor connector for signal transmission, data transmission, and power cabling

Take advantage of consistent solutions for passive field cabling. The extensive product range includes distributor boxes, splice boxes, conductor connectors, adapters, and distributors. We offer a wide range of designs and interfaces for copper and FO applications.

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Customer-specific cable assemblies

Create custom cable assemblies for your application. The wide range of designs, codings, and pin assignments enables customer-specific solutions for transmitting signals, data, and power. You can have your assembled cables marked in accordance with your specifications. Labeling and packaging with logo or bar code or even complete new developments are also possible.

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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.

A wide range of solutions for the following industries Connectors and cables are used in almost all industries and markets, and tailor-made solutions are available. The industries in which they are used include:

Automotive production
Oil refinery plant at night
Modern office building
Solar system with wind turbines in the background
5G antenna base station
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Device manufacturers

Gain an overview of our range for device manufacturers. We offer an extensive portfolio of connection technology and for industrial and infrastructure applications.

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Device connections in building automation

A large number of applications in smart buildings are networked together as decentralized units. Standardized device connections are therefore required so that the individual building systems and their applications can communicate with each other quickly and easily. Rely on intelligent connection solutions for smart device connection: compact, standard-compliant and easy to maintain.

Ideal for a wide range of applications Whatever the requirements of your applications, you will find Phoenix Contact connectors featuring the ideal connection technology. Benefit from reliable and durable connections, for example in the following applications:

5G routers
Camera system
Controller
Frequency converters
Energy storage device
Lamp
Display
Power supply
Inverters
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.