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Smart Meter

Creating advanced technology for power supply infrastructure is a complex task, involving a web of interactive signals, precise communication, mechanical functioning, and electric power transmission. Hirose Electric, a leader in new technology, provides solutions for your cutting-edge designs.

Hirose offers connectors for Smart Meter, Wind Turbine, UPS, and Switch Gear/Protection Relay/Circuit Breaker applications.

Smart Meter connectors from Hirose include RJ45, coaxial, board-to-board, wire-to-board, in-line, input-output, and FPC/FFC products. For Wind Turbine applications, we offer interface and internal connectors for power supplies. UPS applications include power line and signal line connectors, and for Switch Gear/Protection Relay/Circuit Breaker applications, Hirose provides high-speed interface, board-to-board, wire-to-board, and FPC/FFC connectors.

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TM11R Series, RJ-45 Modular Jack for CAT5

TM11R Series
  • Staggered contacts arrangement for low crosstalk
  • Enhanced shielding structure with more grounding effect
  • Compatible with CAT5 modular Jack PCB layout
  TM11R Series Product Page

U.FL Series, Micro Coaxial

U.FL Series
  • 2.0mm/2.5mm maximum mated height
  • Frequency: DC to 6 GHz
  • VSWR: 1.4 max
  • Plug: right angled – Receptacle: SMT
  U.FL Series Product Page U.FL Series Learn More

MS-156C Series, RF Switch

MS-156C Series
  • 1.35mm height
  • Frequency: DC to 11 GHz
  • VSWR: 1.5 max
  • Light weight: 0.014 grams
  • Solder wicking prevention
  • Durability: 100 cycles
  • Small size: 2.3 x 2.3mm, occupied mounting area: 2.4 x 2.5mm
  MS-156C Series Product Page MS-156C Series Learn More

HRM(V) Series, Coaxial SMA-type Connectors

HRM(V) Series
  • Frequency range; DC-12.4 GHz
  • Characteristic impedance: 50 Ω
  • Receptacle flanges are square measuring 12.7mm
  • Insulation resistance: 500M Ω or more measured at 500 VDC
  HRM(V) Series Product Page HRM(V) Series Learn More

MS-180 Series, RF Switch

MS-180 Series
  • 0.85mm height
  • Frequency: DC to 11 GHz
  • VSWR: 1.4 max
  • Small size: 1.8 x 1.8mm
  • Occupied mounting area: 2 x 1.9mm
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DF3 Series, Connectors for Wire-to-Board

DF3 Series
  • Pitch: 2mm
  • Pin count: 2-15
  • Current rating for crimp type: AWG #22-24 3 A, AWG #26 2 A, AWG #28 1 A
  • Current rating for IDC: AWG #26-28 1 A
  • Wide variation includes: IDC socket, crimp socket, receptacle, pin header, in-line plug
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DF13 Series, Miniature Wire-to-Board

Hirose Electric DF13 Series
  • Pitch: 1.25mm
  • Pin count single row: 2 to 12, 13, 14, 15
  • Pin count double row: 10, 20, 30, 40
  • Rating: 1 A
  • Cable size AWG #26-32
  • Low profile with a mounting height of 5.8mm max.
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DF50 Series, Wire-to-Board with Positive Lock

Hirose Electric DF50 Series
  • Pitch: 1mm
  • Pin count for double row: 20, 30, 40, 50
  • Pin count for single row: 2-16
  • Current rating is 1 A
  • Applicable wire is AWG #28
  • Provides clear tactile click and secure mating
  • Robust structure is resistant to wrenching forces
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DF61 Series, Wire-to-Board Swing Lock

DF61 Series
  • 2.2mm pitch
  • Pin count: 2 position
  • 5 AMP maximum rated current
  • AWG #22-28
  • 2.38mm height
  • 7.35mm depth
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DF57H Series, Low-Profile Wire-to-Board Swing Lock

DF57H Series
  • 1.2mm pitch, 1.4mm height
  • Pin count: 2-6 positions
  • 0.5-2.5 AMP
  • AWG #28-34 cable applicable
  • 4.35mm depth
  • Swing lock connector
  • Insert guide key structure
  • UL certified
  DF57H Series Product Page DF57H Series Learn More

DF59 Series, Wire-to-Board Swing Lock

DF59 Series
  • 2.0mm pitch
  • Pin count: 2-4 positions
  • 3 AMP rated current
  • AWG #22
  • 2.48mm mated height
  • 8.15mm depth
  DF59 SeriesProduct Page DF59 Series Learn More

DF33C Series, for Internal Power Source

DF33C Series Hirose EnerBee Logo
  • Pitch: 3.3mm
  • Pin count: 2-6 for single row, up to 12 for double row
  • Current rating: 4 A-5 A depending on configuration and wire size
  • Wire size: AWG #20-22
  • Secure lock mechanism
  • Incorrect mating prevention
  • Supports resin sealing
DF33C Series Product Page DF33C Series Learn More

DF22 Series, Wire-to-Board

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  • 7.92mm contact pitch
  • Varieties: 1-5 pos. right angle and straight type
  • Current capacity: Max. 30 A with 10 AWG cable
  • 4-point contact structure
  • Different keying types and colored housings (red, white, black)
DF22 Series Product Page DF22 Series Learn More

DF60 Series, Power Board

DF60 Series Hirose EnerBee Logo
  • 10.16mm pitch
  • 45 Amps high current capacity with AWG #8, 1 positions
  • Accepts AWG #8-12 cables size with 1-6 position
  • Point contact with independent contact springs
  • Connection style varieties: straight, right angle and in-line
  • Keying variations available UL and TÜV certified
DF60 Series Product Page DF60 Series Learn More

MDF7 Series, Bottom Entry Connector

MDF7 Series
  • Contact pitch: 2.54mm
  • Board-to-Board size: 2.54-5.5mm, 2.54-12mm, 2.54-8mm, 5.08-15mm
  • Current rating: 3 A
  • Wide variation includes single-row, double-row, tin or gold plating
  • RoHS compliant
  • Number of contacts: 3-48 depending on configuration
  MDF7 Series Product Page

DF62 Series, Small Wire-to-Wire

DF62 Series
  • Pitch is 2 x 2.2mm pitch
  • Pin count: 2 through 7, 13, 24
  • Current rating is 1 A/pin-4 A/pin depending on wire size and number of positions
  • Wire size: AWG #22-30
  • Secure lock mechanism with clear tactile click
  • Visual check area for locking
  • Reliable contact structure
  • RoHS compliant
  DF62 Series Product Page DF62 Series Learn More

FX20 Series, Board-to-Board

Hirose Electric FX20 Series Hirose FunctionMax Logo
  • 0.5mm pitch, stacking height 15-30mm
  • Floating range; X direction: ±0.6-0.8mm, Y direction: ±0.6mm
  • Current capacity: 0.5 A/pin
  • Self-aligning and self-guiding
  • Number of positions: 20, 40, 60, 80, 100, 120, 140
FX20 Series Product Page FX20 Series Learn More

FX8/FX8C Series, Board-to-Board

FX8 Series Hirose FunctionMax Logo
  • 0.6mm pitch
  • Stacking height 3mm-16mm available
  • Current rating: 0.4 A
  • Formed contact design provides sufficient deflection for contact reliability
  • Number of contacts: 60, 80, 90, 120, 140
FX8/FX8C Series Product Page FX8/FX8C Series Learn More

HR41 Series, Circular I/O

HR41 Series
  • Weather-resistant and waterproof connectors
  • Operator-friendly bayonet-locking system
  • Higher lightning surge protection (15 kV)
  • 2,000 hours of Sunshine Weather Test
  • Sequential contact structure for hot swap
  HR41 Series Product Page HR41 Series Learn More

HR30 Series, Waterproof Circular I/O IP68

Hirose Electric HR30 Series
  • Current rating: 5 A (3 pos.) 2 A (6, 10, 12 pos.)
  • Voltage rating: 100 VAC, 140 VDC (3, 6 pos.) 30 VAC, 42 VDC (10, 12 pos.)
  • Waterproof: IP68
  • Push and pull lock, unique cable clamping method
  • Number of contact positions: 3, 6, 10 and 12 positions
  HR30 Series Product Page HR30 Series Learn More

LF Series, Waterproof Circular I/O IP68

LF Series
  • Number of contacts: 3, 4, 6, 11, 12, 20
  • IP68 compliant waterproof structure with shielding
  • Bayonet lock
  • Rear-mount type and pin through-hole receptacles
  • Cable size differs by the connector type
  LF Series Product Page LF Series Learn More

FH12 Series, FPC/FFC

Hirose Electric FH12 Series
  • 0.5mm and 1.0mm pitch
  • Bottom contact, top contact, vertical mount available
  • Additional variations to meet users needs
  • Wide variety of contact positions: 6-60
  FH12 Series Product Page FH12 Series Learn More

FH28 Series, FPC/FFC

Hirose Electric FH28 Series
  • 0.5mm pitch, 2.55mm height
  • Rated current: 0.5 A
  • Easy-to-use 0.3mm-thick FPC/FFC
  • Firm and clear tactile click to confirm lock completion
  • FPC tabs allow high connection reliability
  • Wide actuator opening
  • Pin count: 10-80 positions
  FH28 Series Product Page FH28 Series Learn More

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