Astute Electronics is introducing a range of waterproof USB connectors from Amphenol LTW Technology. The range includes USB 3.0 A, 2.0 A and 2.0 B types, plus Mini USB 2.0 B and Micro USB 2.0 AB models.
All versions are waterproof to IP67 or IP68 with a current rating of 1.5A. Devices have gold-plated copper alloy contacts and the connector body is made from PBT (polybutylene terephthalate) to UL94V-0 flammability. Temperature range for the receptacle is -20 to +80degC or -40 to +105degC depending on type. Specifications include contact resistance up to 30mΩ, insulation resistance 1000mΩ at 500V DC, and breakdown voltage above 500V AC for 1 minute.
Amphenol LTW’s waterproof USB connectors are field installable and come with standard cable lengths of 1 to 5m. Connector types with or without strain relief are available.
More information about the Amphenol waterproof USB connectors can be found at www.astute.co.uk.