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M12 Circular W Series

M12 Circular W Series


  • Up to 8 contact positions
  • Compact IP67 metal shell
  • 360° EMI shielding
  • Hyperboloid contact technology
  • Compliant with fire adn smoke standards
  • A and D coded versions


M12 Connector series has been specifically developed for applications where space or weight are at a premium. The compact and robust design incorporates hyperboloid contacts to provide an unrivalled performance. The new design features a unique side loading contact retention system that provides a positive contact retention and simplifies the assembly process. This simplified approach to contact assembly not only makes the product series very user friendly, but also reduces assembly times. Within a common housing design, Smiths Connectors M12 series includes insert options from 3 to 8 ways, with both crimp and solder contact terminations available.


Smiths Connectors M12 series, are ideal for communication applications, including factory automation, drive motors, machine tools, robots, conveyor systems, handling machines and elevators, etc. They all feature outstanding protection against electromagnetic interference through a full 360° screen connection.


A complete range of options and accessories are available as standard, making the series suitable for a wide range of applications. In addition, the total number of components used in the design has been optimized to reduce stocking requirements on free assembled versions.

Additional Features:

  • Contact assembly with sideway clip insulator design
  • Fire and smoke compliance UL94 V0/HB
  • Robust housings
  • Environmental level IP67
  • 360° electromagnetic shielding
  • Crimp and solder contacts
  • Machined and stamped contacts
  • Very compact design Ø 15mm
  • Fluid resistance against oil, hydrolysis, microbes
  • Vibration resistance acc. to DIN EN 60068-2-64
  • RoHS compliant



Coding A-code, D-code
Shell CuZn, zinc die-cast, plastic
Shell Plating nickel-plated
Sealing FKM
Insert PA
Contact Size Ø 1mm / Ø 0,8mm
Contacts CuZn alloy, tin bronze
Contact Plating Gold-plated and partly gold-plated
Current Rating 4 A (2 … 5 contacts)
2 A (6 … 8 contacts)
Voltage Rating 90V acc. NF F 61-030
250V acc. DIN 61076-2-101 (4 contacts)
60V acc. DIN 61076-2-101 (5 contacts)
30V acc. DIN 61076-2-101 (8 contacts)
Operating Temperature -40°C to 125°C