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Amphenol Commercial Products’ 2nd Gen Rugged USB Connectors

Amphenol Commercial Products’ 2nd generation rugged USB connectors provide a standard USB interface for use in harsh environments.

Intended for transportation, military, medical, and industrial applications, the second generation connectors improve protection to IP68. They also eliminate the epoxy seal required by first gen products and instead uses gaskets and internal seals to reduce assembly cost and complexity.

The connectors offer improved thermal cycling and the use of a slim conductive silicone rubber gasket for better EMI shielding. Multiple termination options are available, accommodating vertical and right-angle PCB mounting, wiring, and internal cabling.

  • Meets military shock and vibration levels
  • IP68 protection
  • Operating Temperature: -40°C to +105°C
  • Interface: Type A, Type B, Type AB
    • Mates with any standard plug
  • Data Rate: Up to 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
  • Optional dust cover

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