ELECTRONICS: ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a 19-way commercial Pogo pin connector and cable assembly that meet stringent electrical and mechanical specifications of demanding environments. Rated to IP55 specifications, the 19-way connector and cable assembly are ideal for use in medical test and diagnostic imaging equipment, aircraft electronics, instrumentation and industrial equipment.The harsh environment, 19-way commercial Pogo pin connector features stainless steel shells, snap-on breakaway coupling and an interfacial seal. The connector’s mating system is both tactile and audible with an ergonomic grip for easier handling. The cable assembly includes bulkhead, front mount, receptacle, plug with Rj45 and in-line plug options.
Depending on cable and length, typical pricing for the 19-way Pogo pin connector and cable assembly ranges from $100 to $200, open ended assembly. Lead time is from 10 to 12 weeks.
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