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Octonet Contacts

Superior Ethernet contact system for MIL-DTL-38999, Series III. Eight strategically spaced inner contacts form four 100 Ohm matched impedance differential pairs. Easy drop-in replacement to installed connectors; no need to redesign. Self-removing contact feature – no extra contact extraction tool needed (24 Gauge only). Octonet Contacts are ideal for Ethernet or AFDX networks with a reduced envelope. This contact range fits within standard size 8 cavity of MIL-DTL-D38999/EN3645, SIM/EN4165, ARINC.


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  • Available in size 8 crimp termination style

  • Also available in PC Tails

  • Can be installed in existing size 8 Quadrax cavities

  • Meets performance specifications of CAT-6A cable

  • 10G Ethernet compliant

  • Overall higher bandwidth than standard CAT5E Quadrax-supports up to 4.0 Gbps per pair

  • Enhanced crosstalk performance (compared to standard Quadrax)

  • Supports wire ranges 26 to 24 gauge

  • Operating Temp -65°C to 175°C

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