AX Series XLR, Amphenol-Cable Connectors

The revolutionary AX series of XLR connectors introduce an exciting contemporary look and feel to the professional audio interconnect market. They are designed to complement the modern audio architecture and truly “fit” within their environment. An impressive list of features guarantees pure sound performance in the most demanding applications providing unrivaled value.

AX Series XLR Amphenol-Cable Connectors
AX Series XLR Amphenol-Cable Connectors

Features

  • Unique Australian designed shell and housing.
  • One-piece ground/latch spring design incorporating twin wipe contacts for a direct connection path from mating shell to the ground providing enhanced connection and EMI performance.
  • Ergonomic sleeve design for improved grip.
  • Channel I.D capability with colored sleeves.
  • Oversized ergonomic latch for quick and easy mating.
  • Leading first mate last break pin 1 on socket connectors.
  • Chuck style cable clamp to suit 3mm – 8mm (0.118” – 0.314”) cable O.D. with integrated split to allow inclusion after soldering.
  • Concealed latching point for improved aesthetics, sealing, and strength.
  • Overmolded boot with flex bend relief for improved aesthetics, cable protection, and boot retention.
  • Concentric socket contact design provides optimal contact resistance
  • Precision machined pin contacts as standard.
  • Compact solder buckets to reduce termination time and material wastage during the soldering process.
  • Zinc diecast shell housing for robustness wears with Satin nickel or Black finish.
  • Available in 3,4 and 5 contact arrangements.

Options:

    • Colored I.D sleeves.
    • Satin nickel or Black shell finish.
    • Single or Bulk packaging.
    • Gold plated contacts.

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STANDARD DATA AX SERIES CABLE CONNECTORS

VALUE
GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS Number of contacts 3 4 5
AX Series Contact Arrangements (Front view of pin inserts)
AX Series XLR Cable Connectors-Amphenol
Termination SOLDER
Max. Wire Gauge – Stranded wire: Solder 14 AWG 16 AWG 18 AWG
Flammability rating of insulator plastics and housings UL94V-0
Environmental Complies with EU RoHS 2 Directive 2011/65/EU
ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS Service Voltage RMS 133V
Test Voltage AC RMS 1400V
Current carrying capacity: Solder 15A 10A 7,5A
Typicial Contact Resistance ≤3mΩ
Insulation Resistance ≥1GΩ
CLIMATIC CHARACTERISTICS Protection Class IP40
Operating Temperature -25˚C to +75˚C (-13°F to -167°F)
MECHANICAL CHARACTERISTICS Insertion and Withdrawal force ≥10N – ≤30N
Weight 31g

(0.068lb)

33g

(0.073lb)

33g

(0.073lb)

Typical Cable retention force 22Kg to 44Kg (50lb to 100lb) – Dependent on cable material and diameter.
Cable O.D. range 3mm to 8mm (0.118” to 0.314”)
Mechanical Operations 1000 mating cycles
MATERIALS Connector shell – Metal Shell Fish Diecast Zinc Alloy Satin nickel or Black
Insulators UL94V-0 PA66, 30% Glass Filled
Boot / Backshell Finish UL94V-0 Noryl N190 / Santoprene Black, other colours available
Cable clamp Noryl N190
Sleeve Noryl N190
Male Contact Machined – Solder / Plating Brass / Silver or Gold (Optional)
Female Contact Stamped – Solder / Plating  Phosphor Bronze / Tin or Gold (Optional)

Download Data Sheet: Amphenol Connector Catalog

Ref: Amphenol.com