New 3 Generation 400Hz Aircraft Connector

New 3rd Generation
400Hz Aircraft
Cavotec is a leading provider of aircraft connectors. The Cavotec 400Hz connectors
are used worldwide and are available in a wide range of configurations.
Connector front part with protector
•Modular design allows connector configuration according to customer’s needs
•Customizable integrated LED and push-button units can be easily replaced
•Replaceable rubber protectors with wear indicators
•Replaceable main/control contacts
•Replaceable connector front part
•Short, main contacts for low voltage drop
•Maintenance opening allows adjustment and repair of internal wiring
•LEDs on connector back side always visible even when plugged in
•Suited for a wide range of 400Hz-cables
•Shock-proof, highly abrasion and chemically resistant material
•Operating temperature range -40°C to +90°C (-40°F to +194°F)
Main components
•Rubber protectors
•Silver plated main contacts
•Connector front part
•Connector housing
Buttons, LEDs and back protector
•Pilot contact with switch signals when connector is securely engaged, ensures voltage
is applied only when proper mechanical connection is established
Maintenance opening
•Status LEDs for 400Hz power, 28VDC control voltage and pilot contact
•Control buttons let operator control 400 Hz supply and cable coiler directly at connector
•Temperature sensors in main contacts prevent connector from overheating
•Long connector front part to be used with clamped instead of bolted contacts
•Shock absorbing ring for use with other Cavotec products like pit systems or cable coilers
•Adjustable cable strain relief, plastic hook prevents accidental damage to the aircraft
•Versions with or without water proof resin to seal all contacts
Technical Data
Nominal voltage:
Current carrying capacity:
Current overload:
Test voltage:
Pilot contact switch:
Control button:
Operating temperature:
Protection class:
Push and pull forces:
Applicable norms:
115/200 V, 400 Hz
300 A
700 A / 3 min
max. 30 VDC, 1 A, NO/NC
30 VDC, 1.5 A
-40°C to +90°C (-40°F to +194°F)
IP 68 for mounted connector
acc. to DIN EN 61984 ≤ 445 N
2.9 kg (3.5 kg with resin)
2006/42/EC Machinery Directive, VG 95319, ISO 461, MIL-C-7974D, MS
25486, DFS 400, mates to Mil Spec MS90362 receptacle
Technical Drawing
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Disclaimer: specifications are subject to change without notice