Rectangular Connectors: Positronic Power & Hybrid Connectors

Used in rugged and harsh environments, rectangular connectors offer design flexibility and ease of use as their advantage over other connector shapes.

Rectangular connectors are most often used in industrial automation, robotics, machine building, transportation-rail, and power creation.

Today, we are taking a deeper dive into Positronic’s Power & Hybrid Offerings.

Positronic Power and Hybrid Connectors

Power and Hybrid connectors come in all shapes and sizes and with various abilities, options, and accessories. The purpose of a power connector is the be the important connection between the operating device and the power source. Positronic offers a variety of connector series so you can find the power connectors you need. All Positronic power connectors boast low contact resistance, an environmentally conscious feature that saves energy by reducing the amount of energy converted to heat during operation.

Air Electro is an authorized source for all the Positronic Power and Hybrid connectors. At Air Electro, we stock Eclipse, Panther, Scorpion, Goldfish, Dragonfly, Power Connection System, Great Golden, Compact Power, AdvancedTCA, Infinity, Safety Shroud and Autoshunt. Our technical sales team can assist with all the technical questions.


Positronic Eclipse Connectors

Eclipse Series Part Numbers Start with the EC Prefix

  • A power connector that combines machined power contacts with stamped signals.
  • Comes with: 16, 8 signal contacts.
  • It is ideal for high-efficiency power supplies.
  • Commonly used in industrial applications.

Positronic Panther Connectors

Panther Series Part Numbers Start with the PA Prefix

 

 

  • Rugged IP65/67 connector for use in rail, earthmoving, battery and related applications.
  • Comes with: 22, 18, 16, 12 contacts.
  • Ideal for: IP65/IP67 power and signal needs.

Panther II – Positronic

Why Choose Panther II Connectors

This series connector is specifically designed to withstand harsh environment impact. In order to survive in rugged industrial applications, Panther II can endure high electrical current and operate seamlessly.

This power connector is successful at acting as the key link between the source of power and the device it is powering. Most commonly, Panther II series can be seen in agricultural, gas and oil, and construction machinery. Additionally, this product series is used in rail applications where the machines need to operate successfully for many years.

Product Series Features:

  • Cable to cable connectors that are safe to touch.
  • The series exceeds safety industry standards for toxicity, smoke and fire.
  • Panther II is built out of a stainless-steel locking mechanism for unmatched wealth of mating cycles.
  • The connector material is certified to a UV level of F1.

Positronic Scorpion Connectors

Scorpion Series Part Numbers Start with the SP and LSP Prefixes

 

 

  • The most versatile power/signal connectors on the market.
  • Comes with: 22, 18, 16, 12, 8, 4 contacts.
  • Used for unique power and signal needs.
  • Most commonly used in industrial and mil—aero applications.

Positronic Goldfish Connectors

Goldfish Series Part Numbers Start with the GFSH Prefix

 

 

  • Goldfish is a blind mating, low-profile power/signal connector with many options.
  • Comes with: 22, 20, 18, 16, 12, 8, 4 contacts.
  • It is ideal for power and supply control.
  • Most commonly used in industrial applications.

Positronic Compact Power Connectors

Compact Power Series Part Numbers Start with the PCIH, PCIC, PCIB, PCIM, and PCIA Prefixes

 

 

  • Compact Power is plug-in power interface for CompactPCI and related platforms.
  • Comes with: 22, 16 contacts.
  • It is ideal for power supply and control, CompactPCI systems
  • Commonly used in industrial applications.

Positronic AdvancedTCA Connectors

AdvancedTCA Series Part Numbers Start with the VPB Prefix

 

 

  • AdvancedTCA is the PICMG 3.0 AdvancedTCA Zone 1 connector of choice.
  • Comes with: 22, 16 contacts.
  • It is ideal for Advanced TCA systems.
  • Commonly used in industrial applications.

Positronic Infinity Connectors

Infinity Series Part Numbers Start with the MMIP, MIP, and IP Prefixes

 

 

  • Infinity—stellar blind mating, mixed density connector with robust housing.
  • Comes with: 20, 16, 12, 8 contacts.
  • It is ideal for heavy duty power and signal needs.
  • Commonly used in industrial applications.

Positronic Safety Shroud Connectors

Safety Shroud Series Part Numbers Start with the PLS Prefix

 

 

  • Safety Shroud is a shrouded, touch-safe power connector.
  • Comes with: 12 contacts.
  • It is ideal for touch-safe, high voltage applications.
  • Commonly used in industrial applications.

Positronic Authoshunt Connectors

Autoshunt Series Part Numbers Start with the DFS and PLZ Prefixes

 

 

  • Autoshunt is an innovative alternative to CT shorting blocks.
  • Comes with: 20, 16, 12, 8 contacts.
  • It is ideal for automatically shunting multiple circuits.
  • Commonly used in industrial applications.

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