Circular Connector Adapters

This Product Selection Guide contains information to help select products in the Circular Connector Adapters category on DigiKey.com

Circular Connectors Adapters are used to convert from one Circular Connector style to another whether it is Free-Hanging or Panel mount. Examples include DIN, M12, M22, M23, M35, M40, M8, MiniDin, XLR, 1 3/8, 7/8, 8-2 to 8-98, 10-2 to 10-98, 10SL-3, 10SL-4, 11-4, 11-8, 12-3 to 12-98, 12S-3, 12S-51, 14-2 to 14-AA, 14S-1 to 14S-A7, 162 to 16-99, 16S-1 to 16S-A18, 16S-A19, 17-16, 17-28, 18-1 to 18-32, 20-2 to 20-41, 20-A37 to 20-A9, 22-1 to 22-55, 24-2 to 24-79, 24-A24 to 24-A35, 28-2 to 28-79, 28-A16 to 28-A63, 32-1 to 32-73, 32-A10 to 32-A55, 36-3 to 36-79, 36-A34 to 36-A98, 40-56 to 40-87, 113 to 675.


SelectionCharacteristics

Connector Style: Indicates the purpose and/or configuration of the device.

Convert From (Adapter End): Type or style of connection being converted from.

Convert To (Adapter End): Type or style of connection being converted to.

Shell Size - Insert (Convert From): Size/style designation for the end of the adapter designated “convert from”.

Shell Size - Insert (Convert To): size/style designation for the end of the adapter designated “convert to”.

Number of Positions (Convert From): The number of circuits within the connector on the “convert from” side of the adapter.

Number of Positions (Convert To): The number of circuits within the connector on the “convert to” side of the adapter. Multiple instances of a connector are reflected in parentheses.

Mounting Type: Indicates how the device is attached.

Mounting Feature: A modifying feature to how the device is being attached.

Fastening Type: The mating retention mechanism employed by the device.

Primary Material: Indicates the general material composition of the device.

Housing Material: Indicates the specific material composition of the housing of the device.

Housing Color: The dominant color of the housing of the device.

Features: These are different capabilities or properties of the device such as a cap, fuses, or hermetically sealed.

Ingress Protection: IP (Ingress Protection) ratings such as (IP20, IP65, IP67, etc.) define how likely water and dirt will get into the system. The first number represents dirt and solid contaminants while the second represents water and liquids.

IP Ratings
Solids Liquids
1 Protected against solids larger than 50mm. Protected against vertically falling drops of water. Limited Ingress permitted.
2 Protected against solids larger than 12.5mm. Protected against vertically falling drops of water with the enclosure tilted up to 15 degrees from vertical. Limited ingress permitted.
3 Protected against solids larger than 2.5mm. Protected against spraying water up to 60 degrees from vertical. Limited ingress permitted for 3 minutes.
4 Protected against solids larger than 1mm. Protected against water splashed from any direction. Limited ingress permitted.
5 Protected against dust. Limited ingress of dust permitted. Will not affect operation of equipment 2-8 hours. Protected against jets of water. Limited ingress permitted.
6 Dust tight. No ingress of dust 2-8 hours. Protected against powerful jets of water. Limited ingress permitted.
7 ______________________ Protected against the effects of immersion in 15cm-1m for 30 minutes.
8 ______________________ Continuous immersion in water up to 3m for long periods of time.
9 ______________________ Protected against high pressure jets of hot water. (30 seconds)
9K ______________________ Protected against high pressure jets of hot water. (2 minutes)

Shielding: Whether or not the device possesses an electrically insulating barrier that helps to reduce or eliminate electromagnetic interference.

ProductExamples

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MFR PART # 1523984
DIGI-KEY PART # 277-8372-ND
MANUFACTURER Phoenix Contact
DESCRIPTION Circular Connector Distributor Y-Shaped 4/3 (2) Male Pins/Female Sockets (2) Free Hanging (In-Line)
DATASHEET Click Here

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MFR PART # 1551671
DIGI-KEY PART # 277-2712-ND
MANUFACTURER Phoenix Contact
DESCRIPTION Circular Connector Standard 5/5 Female Sockets/Male Pins Panel Mount
DATASHEET Click Here

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MFR PART # T4082102004-000
DIGI-KEY PART # A126835-ND
MANUFACTURER TE Connectivity AMP Connectors
DESCRIPTION Circular Connector Distributor T-Shaped 4/4 Female Sockets/Female Sockets (1), Male Pins (1) Free Hanging (In-Line)
DATASHEET Click Here

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MFR PART # S3FM
DIGI-KEY PART # SC2048-ND
MANUFACTURER Switchcraft Inc.
DESCRIPTION Circular Connector Standard 3/3 Female Sockets/Male Pins Free Hanging (In-Line)
DATASHEET Click Here

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