MIL-DTL-38999, General Specification for Connectors, Electrical, Circular, Miniature, High Density, Quick Disconnect (Bayonet, Threaded, and Breech Coupling), Environment Resistant, Removable Crimp and Hermetic Solder Contacts MIL-DTL-38999 series connectors include four series of connectors: MIL-DTL-38999 I, MIL-DTL-38999 II, MIL-DTL-38999 III, MIL-DTL-38999 IV.
MIL-DTL-38999 is a high-performance cylindrical connector family designed for cable-to-panel I/O applications in military aerospace and other demanding situations. OEM companies manufacture a wide range of environmental and hermetic class MIL-DTL-38999 type connectors including lanyard-release products, bulkhead feed-thrus, composite and specialty metal cable plugs and receptacles, connector savers, EMI/EMP filter receptacles and Coax/Quadrax contact equipped products.
Applications include air data computers, ultrasonic/photoelectric sensors, magnetic torque transducers, gas and liquid level switches, RTDs/thermocouples, thermisters, imersion heaters, data-loggers, generic controllers, reflective sensors, infrared sensors, humidity sensors, potentiometers, encoders, wirewound resistors, video camera, accelerometers, oscilloscopes, frequency inverters, power supplies, continuous level transmitters, liquid level indicators, lab/test instrumentation, optical fiber sensors, amplifiers, microscopes, humidity sensors, leakage sensors, relays, motion controllers, cam positioners, signal converters, wireless devices, RFID meters, multimeters, flow switches, zener barriers and solenoid valves.
Common manufacturers of MIL-C-38999 electrical connectors are:
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