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M12 Connector Coding

A-coded connectors are the most common connector type. They are used in sensors, actuators, motors and most other standard equipment. A-coded connectors may vary in pin count, between 2-pin and 12-pin.



B-coded connectors are mainly used for network cables connected to fieldbuses. Most notably, this includes systems running on Profibus. B-coded connectors typically have three to five pins.



C-coded connectors are less common than other connectors. These connectors are primarily used with AC sensors and actuators. They also feature dual keyways for added security, ensuring that the connector cannot accidentally be used in place of another cable. C-coded connectors have 3 to 6 pins.



D-coded connectors are commonly used on network cables for Ethernet and ProfiNet systems. D-coded connectors transfer data up to 100 Mb. These connectors typically provide three to five pins.



X-coded connectors are the latest advancement in cables. They are increasingly popular due to their ability to transfer large amounts of data at high speeds. X-coded cables carry data up to 1 Gb. These are ideal for high-speed data transmission in industrial applications. While other coded cables often vary in the number of connectors, X-coded cables always have eight pins.



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