LEMO, a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision custom connection solutions has added a Rugged Waterproof USB Type A Connector (IP68 when mated) to its family of lightweight ratchet-coupling compact connectors. This particular connector has been designed for outdoor use including oil/petroleum, automotive, mining, military, marine or any type of application that requires rugged and reliable connections. The complete product line includes panel mount sockets, plugs, and protective caps.
The M Series is designed specifically for COTS military, security & aerospace, as well as other harsh environment applications that require robust performance in a lightweight compact size. The LEMO M Series Connector Series offers insert configurations from 2 to 114 contacts and is focused on the design engineer that desires a MIL-38999 type connector but in a much smaller, compact, and lightweight package with higher contact densities.