What do you need to know about the M12 8-pin connector?

If you want to obtain safe, reliable, sealed, and waterproof power and signal connections between actuators, sensors and industrial equipment, robots, and automation equipment, IP67 circular waterproof M12 8 pin connector pinout is a better choice. The M12 connector is a component frequently touched by electronic engineering professionals and an indispensable component in electronic products. The following article will introduce you to the knowledge you must know about M12 8 pin connectors.

Firstly, I will introduce you the coding type of M12 connector. Common coding types of M12 connectors: A coding, B coding, C coding, D coding, X coding, S coding, T coding, L coding and P coding.

M12 Connector Pinout and Coding Structure

  1. M12 Connector A Code Male and Female

Application: M12 A coded male connector is used for device network, IO link and Profibus actuator sensor plug connection.

2. M12 Connector B Code Male and Female

Application: Fieldbus connection of Profibus and Interbus.

3. M12 Connector C Code Male and Female

4. M12 Connector D Code Male and Female

Applications: Industrial Ethernet, Profinet, Ethernet/IP and EtherCat.

5. M12 Connector X Code Male and Female

Application: Cat6A, high-speed 10Gbit rugged industrial Ethernet.

6. M12 Connector S Code Male and Female

Application: motor, frequency converter, electric switch, power supply PSU, 620V, 12A

7. M12 Connector T Code Male and Female

Application: Fieldbus components, passive distribution boxes, motors, power supply PSU, 63V, 12A.

8. M12 Connector L Code Male and Female

9. M12 Connector P Code Male and Female

M12 8 Pin Connector Pinout and Coding Structure

Next, I will introduce you to the M12 connector 8 Pin Male Connector Pinout and coding structure. M12 8-pin connector has two common coding types: A code and X code.

M12 A coded 8 Pin Male Connector Pinout and coding structure

M12 A coded 8 Pin Female Connector Pinout and coding structure

M12 X coded 8 Pin Male Connector Pinout and coding structure

M12 X coded 8 Pin Female Connector Pinout and coding structure

M12 8 Pin Connector Wire Color Code

 

M12 Connector Part Number Coding Rule for Ordering

M12 8-pin connector features overview:

The connector is designed for a variety of different industrial application environments,   provides a variety of material connection cable options. Has the following characteristics:

  1. Very strong acid, alkali, chemical cleaning agent/reagent performance.
  2. Resistance to welding sparks, frequent torsion and bending.
  3. Reduce wiring so that the equipment can be put into operation quickly.
  4. Reduced downtime and maintenance time.
  5. Resistance to oil, coolant, lubricant and emulsion.
  6. Suitable for the harshest environments such as petroleum, chemical industry, steel, electric power, automobile manufacturing, etc.
  7. Good mechanical and electrical properties ensure stability and reliability.
  8. The shielded connector has good anti-electromagnetic interference performance.

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