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RoHS Position D-SUBMINIATURE: Certain D-Subminiatures products are now being offered in RoHS compliant versions. These RoHS compliant parts have new part numbers which are different from their non-RoHS equivalents.

Cinch RoHS compliant D-Subminiatures parts contain Trivalent Chromium in place of any Hexavalent Chromium previously used in protective coatings. In addition, Matte Tin plating is used in place of any Tin/lead plating previously used on either shells or contact areas.

The D-subminiature is one of the most popular styles of connectors in the I/O category. It is used in computer, telecom, datacom, medical, and test instrumentation applications as well as in the military and aerospace fields.

General Information

  • All connectors are intermateable with any Cinch D-subminiature of comparable pin count and density, or the D-sub connector of any other manufacturer complying dimensionally with MIL-C-24308.
  • Solder terminations and boardlocks meet the requirements for solderability in accordance with MIL-STD-202, Method 208.
    • Mated connectors are subjected to cycles of insertions and withdrawals specified on the catalog page. After the prescribed cycles the connectors will meet the Cinch requirements concerning insertion-withdrawal force, individual contact insertion-withdrawal force, and contact resistance.
    • Most Cinch connectors have UL recognition and CSA approval; however, the specific approvals are listed on the individual catalog pages.
    • Cinch connector contacts are generally offered in Gold Flash or 30µin. gold plating for commercial product, and 50µin. gold plating for M24308 Series Military D-subminiature connectors.
    • Cinch connectors utilize economical stamped and formed contacts and/or screw machine contacts for enhanced performance.
    • Standard density connectors utilize size 20 contacts.
    • Commercial-grade steel shells are usually available in zinc plating with yellow or clear chromate finish or tin plating.
    • Tin-plated plugs have grounding indents.
    • Military grade M24308 Series connector shells are generally steel or in certain cases non-magnetic brass with cadmium plating and yellow chromate finish.
    • Insulator materials are glass-filled polyester, glass-filled nylon, and diallyl phthalate.
  • The connectors are usually available in plugs and sockets in 9, 15, 25, 37, and 50 position sizes.

Printed Circuit Board Connectors

  • Cinch provides connectors in various footprints, contact diameters, and lengths in both vertical and right-angle PC mount styles with dip solder tails.
  • Cinch PCB connectors have metal shells.

Connectors for Terminating Cable Wire

  • Wire Wrap connectors are available in two tail lengths for two-wrap and three-wrap terminations. The contact is terminated by wrapping wire around it using a wire wrap gun. This connector is especially useful for prototyping since the wire can be unwrapped and rewrapped if necessary.
  • Solder Cup connectors allow reliable long-term termination by soldering the wire directly into the connector contact. Cinch Solder Cups accommodate up to 20 AWG wire.
  • Crimp and Poke connectors allow the wire to be terminated more economically than wire wrap or solder cup styles. Contacts are crimped and inserted into the connector. In our D*U Series, the contact is crimped around the conductor wire. Crimp and Poke connectors can be selectively loaded to save labor and material cost.
  • IDC connectors are an alternative to other types of wire termination connectors. IDC is much faster and very reliable when all contacts are terminated and the volume is high. IDC utilizes mass termination of the cable wire. This can save considerable time and expense in the cable assembly process. The estimated time of terminating two ends of a 25-conductor discrete wire cable with 25-position D-subminiature connectors is about 5-1/2 to 6 minutes less per cable assembly using IDC connectors and Cinch Auto-Clinch termination tooling versus using Crimp and Poke connectors. This may vary considerably based on the operator, cable wire, and process. Cinch offers IDC connectors in two versions-for discrete wire or flat ribbon termination.

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D Subminiature Accessories – Backshell – D*H Series Download more
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