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  • Flat floating connector, ideal for blind mating
  • Mixed power, signal, coaxial and quadrax contacts
  • Rack/panel applications (norm XPF61-005)
  • Compliant with NF F 61-032 standards
  • High contact density, up to 70 signal contacts

Smiths Connectors LHS Series is a flat floating connector mixing power, signal, coaxial and high speed quadrax contacts. The LHS connector has been designed to meet the most demanding requirements of the rail transportation industry and is qualified according to SNCF standards. They are ideal for rack & panel, cable and program applications. 

The LHS connector range provides a quick and easy connection/disconnection and the float mounting enables to compensate mechanical misalignment up to 1.25mm during blind mating, ensuring an excellent signal integrity. The 14 units of 5.5m pitches allow a high contact density up to 70 signal contacts. 

Made with the superior Hypertac® hyperboloid technology, these connectors offer excellent reliability, even under high levels of shock and vibration and maintain life cycle up to 500 mating cycles for a low cost of ownership. 

Mechanical & Environmental Specifications

Mating Cycles 500
Contact Retention Forces 40N, 50N, 70N
Temperature Rating -40°C +100°C
Fire Classification Exigence 2 following NF F 16-102

Materials and Finishes

Frame Inox Soft Steel (Nickel coated)
Insulator Polycarbonate
Contacts Copper-alloy, Au/Ni
Contact Plating Gold over nickel


Contact Diameter Ø 1.50 mm, Ø 2.50 mm, Ø 3.50 mm
Current Rating 8A, 16A, 25A
Voltage Rating 110V, 220V
Contact Resistance ≤ 2.50 mΩ, ≤ 1 mΩ, ≤ 0.80 mΩ
All specifications are subject to change without notice