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Molex MultiCat Mid-Power Connectors | New Product Brief

July 24, 2019 by Mouser Electronics

These lightweight and compact connectors are ideal for wire-to-wire and wire-to-board applications.

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Molex MultiCat Mid-Power Connectors

Molex MultiCat Mid-Power Connectors are lightweight and compact for wire-to-wire and wire-to-board applications. 

These connectors feature precision machined contacts with a large mating surface, providing low contact resistance and a current rating of 6.5A per contact. The contacts are rated for 500 mating cycles and resistant to damage in blind-mate application.

Connectors are available with 8 or 20 positions and have 2 keying options, 2 housing color options, and polarization incorporated in the latch to ensure correct assembly. The housings also feature connector position assurance which will only actuate with fully mated connectors, and a two-piece hermaphroditic backshell securing the cable and provides strain relief while allowing for quick mating and unmating.

  • Precision machined contacts
    • Contact resistance: 10mΩ
    • Current rating: 6.5A per contact
  • Solid mass contact
    • Durability: 500 mating cycles
    • Resists blind-mate damage
  • 8-circuit and 20-circuit connectors available
  • 2 keying options, 2 housing colors, and polarization in the latch ensure correct assembly
  • Connector Position Assurance
    • Only actuates when fully mated
    • Prevents latch disengagement
  • Two-piece hermaphroditic backshell
    • Secures cable, provides strain relief
    • Allows quick mating and unmating

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