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Latching DC Connectors Prevent Critical Power Loss

Latching DC Connectors Prevent Critical Power Loss

Cliff Electronics announces the introduction of a new range of latching DC plugs and sockets designed for use where it is critical power is not lost or interrupted by accidental disconnection in applications including medical, data, monitoring, emergency lighting and equipment charging.

The Cliff locking DC plugs and sockets are secured by a simple push and turn locking mechanism, are available with diameters of either 2.1 or 2.5 mm and rated at 2 A @ 16 VDC. Plugs may be supplied to be connected to cables by customers or as ready wired 2m over-molded plug cables with free ends suitable for use by external power supply OEMs.

The PCB mountable sockets have Ian insulation resistance of 100 MW minimum at DC 500V, a dielectric withstand Voltage of 500 VAC for 1 minute and feature a normally closed  contact operated by inserting a plug. 

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