Cinch Connectivity Solutions

COTS & OEM Connectors, Cable Assemblies & Wiring Harnesses for Unmanned Systems

United Kingdom
Cinch Connectivity Solutions
COTS & OEM Connectors, Cable Assemblies & Wiring Harnesses for Unmanned Systems
Shireoaks Road Worksop S80 3HA U.K. United Kingdom Regional offices
+44 (0)1245 342 060

Cinch Connectivity Solutions, a Bel group company, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high-quality, ultra-reliable connectivity solutions and cable assemblies for demanding military, commercial and industrial applications.

We provide a wide variety of connectors and wiring harnesses that meet the stringent SWaP (size, weight and power) requirements of modern unmanned systems such as UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), UGVs (unmanned ground vehicles) and UUVs (unmanned underwater vehicles).

Our comprehensive range of products is ideal for OEMs and systems integrators of drones and robotics, and has been integrated into unmanned vehicle subsystems including power, flight controls, communications, guidance systems and imaging/radar/SIGINT payloads.

Rugged UAV Connectors for Harsh Environments

Circular & Rectangular Connectors

C-ENX logoC-ENX™ – Modular Rectangular Connectors

Aerospace Connectors for UAV Comms and Power

Cinch’s C-ENX™ line of EN4644 rectangular connectors are designed for next-generation UAV and aerospace applications.

C-ENX EN-4644 Modular Rectangular ConnectorsOptimized stacking configurations provide low SWaP footprints, and the high degree of modularity using the same panel cut-out and shell cavities reduces design complexity.

Shells are made from aluminium or nickel-plated composite, and the environmentally sealed inserts provide configurations for signal, power, data, RF and fiber.

The product line includes:

Also available: Dust Caps, ESD Dust Caps, Spare Polarizing Components, Sealing Inserts.

Dura-Con™ - Micro-D and Rectangular ConnectorsDura-Con™ – Micro-D Connectors

D-shaped Micro Miniature Rectangular Connectors

Cinch Dura-Con™ micro-miniature D connectors, with 0.05 inch (1.27 mm) pitch, are designed to provide a rugged dense interconnection solution for high-reliability SWaP-constrained applications such as drones and robotics.

Qualified to MIL-DTL-83513, Dura-Con™ Micro-D connectors feature a unique twist pin design providing 7 points of contact when mated.

Products include:

Also available:

  • Power and RF Combinations
  • Custom Connectors & Cable Assemblies.

Cinch Mil/Aero Circular ConnectorsCinch Mil/Aero Circular Connectors

QPL Mil-Spec Connectors, Galley Connectors & Filter Connectors

We provide a wide variety of COTS connectors and custom circular connectors for demanding military and aerospace applications such as mission-critical UAV systems.

The hermetic glass-sealed Cinch Mil/Aero Circular connectors prevent leakage even under extreme changes in temperature, pressure, and humidity.

Product ranges include:

Industrial CinchIndustrial Cinch Connectors

D-Subminiature, Edge and Power Connectors

Industrial Cinch interconnect products provide a wide range of options for OEMs and system designers, including economical solutions for high current-carrying capacity, simplifying wiring work, and meeting stringent SWaP requirements.

Our industrial products include:

Connector Enclosures & Wiring Harnesses

ModICE® ME and mini-ME EnclosuresModICE® Modular Connector Enclosures & Harness Connectors

The ModICE® lines of connector enclosures and harness connectors provide sealed packaging solutions and I/O interconnects for rugged electronic control modules. Ideal for robotics systems such as UGVs operating in extreme environments, the connection technology is based around the Cinch 1.5mm SHS system. Features of ModICE® products include:

  • IP67 and IP69K sealing
  • 3 distinct enclosure sizes (ME, SE, LE)
  • Header configurations of 18, 30, 48 and 60 I/O connections
  • Headers with integrated ferrite filtering and RF ports
  • Vented enclosures.

Cinch FQIS logoFQIS Wiring Harnesses

Fuel Quanitity Indicating System Wire Assemblies

Fuel Quantity Indicating SystemOur high-performance FQIS (Fuel Quantity Indicating Systems) wiring harnesses provide supreme reliability in harsh aviation environments and have been qualified by Boeing for critical applications in aircraft systems. Features include:

  • ISO 9001 and AS 9100 Certified
  • BQMS D6-82479 and FAA Form 8130-3 Approved
  • Gas tight crimp and solder terminations
  • Lightweight hermetically sealed spar connectors
  • Modular harness design for ease of installation
  • In-tank qualified harnesses with aluminium shell hermetic receptacles.

RF & Microwave Solutions


Johnson™ – RF Coaxial Connectors & Adapters for Data Links

The Johnson™ line of industry-leading RF coaxial connectors and adapters are designed for high-quality audio, video and data transmission, and are available in both 50 and 75 ohm versions. The broad Johnson™ product range includes:

  • 2.92mm, 2.4mm & 1.85mm RF Connectors
  • SMA, SMB, SMC, QMA and Type N Connectors and Terminations
  • SMPM & SMP RF Connectors
  • UMC, MMCX & MCX RF Connectors
  • End Launch, Board Mount, Board-to-Board and Cabled Solutions
  • Non-Magnetic RF Solutions
  • Test Cable Assemblies
  • High Frequency Adapters (Same Series & Between Series)
  • Test Hardware.

Semflex logo

Semflex – RF & Microwave Connectors & Cable Assemblies

Semflex’s high-performance, low-attenuation RF & Microwave connectors, and cables are ideal for military and high-end commercial and industrial UAVs and unmanned systems.

Flexible bulk cable assemblies feature specifically designed connectors, achieving maximum electrical, mechanical, and environmental specifications. Semflex’s vertical integration provides rapid turnaround and reduced time to market. Custom solutions are also available.

The Semflex range features:

Vitelec logoVitelec® – RF Coaxial Connectors, Adapters & Cable Assemblies

Vitelec® provides both off-the-shelf and custom RF coaxial interconnection solutions and cable assemblies for high-quality communications.

The comprehensive product range includes:

Midwest MicrowaveMidwest Microwave – Coaxial Components

Midwest Microwave provides high-precision passive coaxial microwave components designed for military and high-end commercial and industrial applications. Their offerings also include a wide variety of Qualified Product List (QPL) approved products.

The Midwest Microwave range includes:

Trompeter logoTrompeter – MIL-STD-1553B Coaxial Connectors

Mil spec cable assembles and coaxial products

Trompeter’s MIL-STD-1553B coaxial products have been engineered to provide the highest-quality signal integrity for demanding military, aerospace, video broadcast and precision instrumentation applications.

Trompeter - MIL-STD-1553B Coaxial Products

The Trompeter catalogue, which includes all required elements for MIL-STD-1553B avionics and UAV data buses, incorporates:

  • Coax, Twinax & Triax Interfaces
  • Space-Rated RF Connectors & Cable Assemblies
  • Mil-Std-1553 Data Bus Connectors
  • Quick Lock, Threaded & Bayonet Connectors
  • Twinax & Triax Patching Connectors
  • Outside Plant & DS3 Products
  • Custom & Mil Spec Cable Assemblies

Fiber Optic Solutions

fibrecoFibreco – Fiber Optic Connectors & Cable Assemblies

Fibreco fiber optic expanded beam connectors and cable assemblies are designed for critical communications in harsh environment and are ideal for military, offshore, heavy industry and many other demanding applications.

The flexible connectivity solutions feature a simple termination process that allows for rapid and convenient field repair. Products include:

Stratos-optical-technologies logoStratos – Optical Transceivers & Connectivity Solutions

The Stratos range of high-reliability optical transceivers and subsystems is ideal for unmanned systems requiring high-speed connectivity in challenging situations. Stratos products are virtually impervious to dust, mud, oil, water, and other contaminants and hazards occurring in harsh environments.

The Stratos product line includes:

Missile Technology Showcase Tool

This brand new interactive technology showcase demonstrates just some of the ways in which our wide range of harsh environment and MIL-SPEC connector technologies could be utilised within a missile application.

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Regional Offices & Locations
UK & Europe United Kingdom Shireoaks Road Worksop S80 3HA U.K. +44 (0)1245 342 060 Contact Office Send Message Website
UK & Europe (Fiber Optics) United Kingdom 11 Bilton Road Chelmsford Essex CM1 2UP U.K. +44 (0)1245 342 060 Contact Office Website
Americas (Circular & Rectangular Connectors and ModICE enquiries) United States of America 1700 Finley Road, Lombard IL, 60148 U.S.A. +1 630 705 6000 Contact Office Website
Americas (RF & Microwave and Fiber Optic enquiries) United States of America 299 Johnson Avenue SW, Suite 100 Waseca, MN 56093 U.S.A. +1 507 833 8822 Contact Office Website