Circular Connector Comparison

The table below provides a comparison of Circular Connector Series to support engineers in the selection of a suitable interconnect solution. For further information please contact the team today.

Connector Range / Series MIL-DTL-38999 ESC10 MIL-DTL-26482 MIL-DTL-5015
Series I (MS2746*) Series II (MS274**) (MS275**) Series III (D38999/2*) NVS Marine Bronze (D38999 III) (NVS) Zeus Power (D38999 III) (ZP) (ESC10**) Series I Solder (MS311*) Series I Crimp Front Release (MS312*) Series II Crimp Rear Release (MS347*) Series I Solder (MS310*) Series II Crimp Front Release (MS340*) Series III Crimp Rear Release (MS345*)
Crimp Contacts
Solder Contacts
Co-Ax, Tri-Ax, Quadrax Contacts Available
(Co-Ax)

(Co-Ax)

(Co-Ax)

(Co-Ax)

(Co-Ax)
Thermocouple Contacts Available
Fibre Optic Contacts Available
Hyperboloid Contacts
Scoop Proof Contacts
Max Number Contacts 128 128 128 128 11 61 61 61 61 52 52 52
Rated Current Up to 23A Up to 23A Up to 23A Up to 23A Up to 260A Up to 23A Up to 13A Up to 13A Up to 13A Up to 150A Up to 150A Up to 150A
Wire Size (AWG) 8-28 8-28 8-28 8-28 4-20 12-24 16-24 16-24 16-24 0-22 0-20 0-20
Aluminium Shell
Stainless Steel Shells
Marine Nickel Aluminium Bronze Shell
See NVS
Composite Shell
Up to 125°C
Up to 200°C
Up to 260°C
IP67 Sealed When As Mated Pair, With IP67 Backshells
Self Locking Coupling Nut
Bayonet Coupling
Threaded Coupling
Straight Plugs
Wall Mount Receptacles
Box Mount Receptacles
Jam Nut Receptacles
Cable Mount Receptacles
Hermetic Receptacles Available
Backshells Available
Strain Relief
Sealed
RFI/EMI
Shrink Boot

Circular Connector Terminology

For more information about the terms used visit our Circular Connector Terminology guide.