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SMC 8 Pin “A” Series Connector With Fiberoptic Communication


  • 8 positions for single or multi-mode fiber or #12 AWG copper or hybrid with any combination of either
  • Point-to-point interconnection system
  • Line & gear mounted mated connectors
  • In-line mated connectors available
  • Utilizes field proven termini
  • Field maintainable
  • Gear mounted receptacle available for mounting in X/P equipment


  • Permissible style gear mounted receptacle available in slip fit design with internal locking nut
  • Permissible style gear mounted receptacle available for retrofit application in a standard SMC A10 packing gland nipple (1 1/8th-12 thread)
  • Non-permissible gear mounted receptacle available for thru hole application in sheet metal enclosures

Note: Permissible style gear mounted receptacles must be certified as part of customers MSHA certified equipment


SMC Electrical Products Inc. has developed, engineered and manufactured a fiberoptic connector designed specifically for the underground mining industry. The fiberoptic connectors feature low optical insertion loss, repeatability, exceptional strain relief, and reliability. The connector can handle up to 8 combinations of either fiberoptic or copper (#12 max) conductors.