Contact insert - VC-AMS 2-PE

Contact insert, Range of articles: VARIOCON, Contact insert, housing material: Polyamide, color: light grey, number of positions: 2, min. conductor cross section: 0.25 mm2, max. conductor cross section: 4 mm2, rated voltage: 400, rated current: 20 A, Connection method: Screw connection, Type of contact: Pin. Connectors may only be connected/disconnected when under no load.

Product Details

General Connectors may only be connected/disconnected when under no load.
Safety note
Safety note WARNING: The connectors may not be plugged in or disconnected under load. Ignoring the warning or improper use may damage persons and/or property.
• WARNING: Commission properly functioning products only. The products must be regularly inspected for damage. Decommission defective products immediately. Replace damaged products. Repairs are not possible.
• WARNING: Only electrically qualified personnel may install and operate the product. They must observe the following safety notes. The qualified personnel must be familiar with the basics of electrical engineering. They must be able to recognize and prevent danger. The relevant symbol on the packaging indicates that only personnel familiar with electrical engineering are allowed to install and operate the product.
• The products are suitable for applications in plant, controller, and electrical device engineering.
• When operating the connectors in outdoor applications, they must be separately protected against environmental influences.
• Assembled products may not be manipulated or improperly opened.
• Only use mating connectors that are specified in the technical data of the standards listed (e.g. the ones listed in the product accessories online at
• When using the product in direct connection with third-party manufacturers, the user is responsible.
• For operating voltages > 50 V AC, conductive connector housings must be grounded
• Ensure that the protective or functional ground has been properly connected.
• VDE 0100/1.97 § 411.1.3.2 and DIN EN 60 204/11.98 § 14.1.3 are applicable when combining several circuits in a cable and/or connector
• Observe the corresponding technical data. You will find information:
o On the product
o On the packing label
o In the supplied documentation
o Online at under the product
• Only use tools recommended by Phoenix Contact
• The installation notes/Design In documents online on the download page at must be observed for this product.
• Use a protective cap to protect connectors that are not in use. The suitable accessories are available online in the accessory section of the product at
• Operate the connector only when it is fully plugged in.
• Ensure that when laying the cable, the tensile load on the connectors does not exceed the upper limit specified in the standards.
• Observe the minimum bending radius of the cable. Lay the cable without twisting it.
• The connector warms up in normal operation. Depending on the ambient conditions, the surface of the connector can continue to warm up. In this case, the user is responsible for posting warnings (e.g. DIN EN ISO 13732-1:2008-12).

Product type Contact insert
Number of positions 2
Connection profile 1+PE
Number of module slots 1
Series VC-M
Insertion force 9 N (per position)
Insulation characteristics
Degree of pollution 3

Rated voltage (II/2) 1000 V
Rated voltage (III/2) 400 V
Rated voltage (III/3) 400 V
Nominal voltage ATD 400
Rated surge voltage 6 kV
Rated surge voltage (III/3) 6 kV
Rated surge voltage 6 kV
Rated current 20 A
Rated current 20 A

Dimensional drawing
Width 15 mm
Height 22 mm
Length 29.8 mm

Color light grey
Color of the housing part gray
Material Polyamide
Flammability rating according to UL 94 V0
Insulating material group I
Contact material CuZn
Contact surface material Tin-plated
Contact carrier material PA
Housing material Polyamide

Insertion/withdrawal cycles ≥ 100

Cable structure
Single wire, cross section 0.25 mm² 4 mm² 24 10
Stripping length of the individual wire 7 mm

Mechanical data
Insertion force 9 N (per position)

Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature (operation) -40 °C ... 100 °C

Item number 1583542
Packing unit 1 pc
Minimum order quantity 50 pc
Sales Key A16
Product Key ABLACA
Catalog Page Page 25 (C-2-2013)
GTIN 4046356156288
Weight per Piece (including packing) 7.71 g
Weight per Piece (excluding packing) 7.4 g
Customs tariff number 85366990
Country of origin PL


ECLASS-9.0 27440205
ECLASS-10.0.1 27440205
ECLASS-11.0 27440223


ETIM 8.0 EC003557


UNSPSC 21.0 39121400


Approval ID: B.01687

China RoHS Environmentally friendly use period: unlimited = EFUP-e
No hazardous substances above threshold values

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Your advantages

Compact design
Universal connection
Proven COMBICON technology
Can be keyed to prevent incorrect connection