SIDNEY, N.Y., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amphenol Industrial, a global leader in interconnect systems, introduces Amphe-BTS, a new power connector designed to provide power from a wireless, mast-mounted base station to a remote radio head. This compact, energy-efficient connector meets the strict requirements set forth by the next generation of base stations.
This reliable, field-installable connector, used by base station manufacturers, telephone operator technicians, AC/DC power supply manufacturers and related installers, eliminates the need to ship heavy cable assemblies all around the world.
The Amphe-BTS provides 360 degree EMI shielding with grounding fingers and utilizes a bayonet locking mechanism that guarantees strong vibration and shock resistance. The connectors are lightning resistant due to their excellent conductivity. The receptacle has crimp contacts and the plug has screw termination contacts for easy field installation and replacement.
This circular connector, based on MIL-C-26482 series 2, features a brass shell construction with tin over nickel plating, making it corrosion resistant and compliant with ISO 21207.
The Amphe-BTS has a cable sealing range of 7 mm to 18 mm, a temperature range of -55 degrees C to +85 degrees C and is available in a standard two-way 48 VDC, a two-way reverse gender 48 VDC and a three-way 400 VDC/250 VAC power configuration.
The IP65-rated Amphe-BTS connector is UL and TUV certified.
Delivery is 6 weeks ARO.
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Editor's Note: Amphenol Industrial Operations, headquartered in a 675,000 square foot facility in Sidney, N.Y., provides a full range of high reliability connectors and interconnection systems specifically for the industrial markets including base stations, rail/mass transit, process control, automotive manufacturing, heavy equipment, and petrochemical/power generation.
Products include ruggedized-for-industry cylindrical, fiber optic, rectangular, and industrialized versions of Amphenol's MIL-C-5015 cylindrical, MIL-C-26482 miniature cylindrical and GT reverse bayonet cylindrical connectors. It employs more than 1,400 people and is both ISO9001 and MIL-STD-790 certified.
Amphenol Industrial Operations is a division of Amphenol Corporation, Wallingford, CT, one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world, with year 2010 sales topping $3.6 billion.
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