Item no. 231-646

MCS MIDI Classic 1-conductor male connector; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange


  • Universal connection for all conductor types
  • Easy cable pre-assembly and on-unit wiring via vertical and horizontal CAGE CLAMP® actuation
  • For wire-to-wire and board-to-wire connections
  • Versions available with snap-in mounting feet or flanges for panel or through-panel mounting
  • With coding fingers

Safety information 1:
The MCS – MULTI CONNECTION SYSTEM includes connectors without breaking capacity in accordance with DIN EN 61984. When used as intended, these connectors must not be connected/disconnected when live or under load. The circuit design should ensure header pins, which can be touched, are not live when unmated.

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Electrical data
Ratings per IEC/EN 60664-1
Ratings per IEC/EN 60664-1
Nominal voltage (III/3) 320 V
Rated surge voltage (III/3) 4 kV
Rated voltage (III/2) 320 V
Rated surge voltage (III/2) 4 kV
Nominal voltage (II/2) 630 V
Rated surge voltage (II/2) 4 kV
Rated current 12 A
Legend (ratings) (III / 2) ≙ Overvoltage category III / Pollution degree 2
Approvals per UL 1059
Rated voltage UL (Use Group B) 300 V
Rated current UL (Use Group B) 15 A
Rated voltage UL (Use Group D) 300 V
Rated current UL (Use Group D) 10 A
Approvals per UL 1977
Rated voltage UL 1977 600 V
Rated current UL 1977 15 A
Approvals per CSA
Rated voltage CSA (Use Group B) 300 V
Rated current CSA (Use Group B) 15 A
Rated voltage CSA (Use Group D) 300 V
Rated current CSA (Use Group D) 10 A
Connection data
Connection technology CAGE CLAMP®
Actuation type Operating tool
Solid conductor 0,08 … 2,5 mm² / 28 … 12 AWG
Fine-stranded conductor 0,08 … 2,5 mm² / 28 … 12 AWG
Fine-stranded conductor; with insulated ferrule 0,25 … 1,5 mm²
Fine-stranded conductor; with uninsulated ferrule 0,25 … 2,5 mm²
Strip length 8 … 9 mm / 0.31 … 0.35 inch
Pole No. 16
Total number of connection points 16
Total number of potentials 16
Number of connection types 1
Number of levels 1
Conductor entry direction to mating direction 0 °
Geometrical Data
Pin spacing 5,08 mm / 0.2 inch
Width 84,48 mm / 3.326 inch
Height 14,3 mm / 0.563 inch
Depth 27,5 mm / 1.083 inch
Plug connection
Contact type (pluggable connector) Male connector/plug
Connector (connection type) for conductor
Mismating protection No
Material Data
Color orange
Material group I
Insulation material Polyamide 66 (PA 66)
Flammability class per UL94 V0
Clamping spring material Chrome nickel spring steel (CrNi)
Contact material Electrolytic copper (ECu)
Contact plating tin-plated
Fire load 0.403 MJ
Weight 24.4 g
Environmental Requirements
Limit temperature range -60 … +100 °C
Commercial data
Product Group 3 (Multi Conn. System)
Packaging type BOX
Country of origin DE
GTIN 4044918260961
Customs tariff number 85366990990
Approvals / Certificates
Country specific Approvals
Approval
Additional Approval Text
Certificate name
Language
Approval: CSA
DEKRA Certification B.V.
Additional Approval Text C22.2
Certificate name: 1466354
Approval: KEMA/KEUR
DEKRA Certification B.V.
Additional Approval Text EN 61984
Certificate name: 2190761.01
Ship Approvals
Approval
Additional Approval Text
Certificate name
Language
Approval: ABS
American Bureau of Shipping
Additional Approval Text -
Certificate name: 19-HG1869876-PDA
Approval: DNV GL
Det Norske Veritas, Germanischer Lloyd
Additional Approval Text -
Certificate name: TAE000016Z
Approval: LR
Lloyds Register
Additional Approval Text IEC 61984
Certificate name: 96/20035 (E5)
UL-Approvals
Approval
Additional Approval Text
Certificate name
Language
Approval: UL
UL International Germany GmbH
Additional Approval Text UL 1977
Certificate name: E45171
Approval: UR
Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
Additional Approval Text UL 1059
Certificate name: E45172
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2D/3D Models 231-646
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Item no.: 2231-316/008-000
1-conductor female plug; push-button; Snap-in mounting feet; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
Item no. 2231-316/008-000
1-conductor female plug; push-button; Snap-in mounting feet; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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Item no.: 2231-316/031-000
1-conductor female plug; push-button; clamping collar; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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1-conductor female plug; push-button; clamping collar; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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1-conductor female plug; push-button; Locking lever; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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1-conductor female plug; push-button; Locking lever; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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1-conductor female plug; push-button; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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1-conductor female plug; push-button; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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Item no.: 2231-316/102-000
1-conductor female plug; push-button; with integrated end plate; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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1-conductor female plug; push-button; with integrated end plate; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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Item no.: 231-316/008-000
1-conductor female plug; Snap-in mounting feet; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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1-conductor female plug; Snap-in mounting feet; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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2-conductor female connector; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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2-conductor female connector; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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Item no.: 231-2316/037-000
2-conductor female connector; Locking lever; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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2-conductor female connector; Locking lever; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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Item no.: 231-316/026-000
1-conductor female plug; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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Item no.: 231-316/037-000
1-conductor female plug; Locking lever; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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1-conductor female plug; Locking lever; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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Item no.: 231-316/027-000
1-conductor female plug; clamping collar; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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1-conductor female plug; clamping collar; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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Item no.: 231-316/102-000
1-conductor female plug; with integrated end plate; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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1-conductor female plug; with integrated end plate; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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Item no.: 231-316/031-000
1-conductor female plug; clamping collar; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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Item no.: 232-176
THT female header; 0.6 x 1.0 mm solder pin; straight; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; orange
Item no. 232-176
THT female header; 0.6 x 1.0 mm solder pin; straight; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; orange
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Item no.: 232-176/047-000
THT female header; 0.6 x 1.0 mm solder pin; straight; Spacer flange; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; orange
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THT female header; 0.6 x 1.0 mm solder pin; straight; Spacer flange; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; orange
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Item no.: 232-176/039-000
THT female header; 0.6 x 1.0 mm solder pin; straight; Locking lever; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; orange
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THT female header; 0.6 x 1.0 mm solder pin; straight; Locking lever; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; orange
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THT female header; 0.6 x 1.0 mm solder pin; straight; clamping collar; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; orange
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THT female header; 0.6 x 1.0 mm solder pin; straight; clamping collar; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; orange
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Item no.: 232-276
THT female header; 0.6 x 1.0 mm solder pin; angled; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; orange
Item no. 232-276
THT female header; 0.6 x 1.0 mm solder pin; angled; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; orange
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Item no.: 232-276/039-000
THT female header; 0.6 x 1.0 mm solder pin; angled; Locking lever; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; orange
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THT female header; 0.6 x 1.0 mm solder pin; angled; Locking lever; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; orange
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Item no.: 232-316/026-000
1-conductor female plug; angled; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
Item no. 232-316/026-000
1-conductor female plug; angled; 2.5 mm²; Pin spacing 5.08 mm; 16-pole; 2,50 mm²; orange
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Insulation stop
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Handling Instructions
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Conductor termination

Inserting a conductor via 3.5 mm screwdriver – CAGE CLAMP® actuation parallel to conductor entry.

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Coding

Coding a male header – fitting coding key(s).

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Testing

Testing perpendicular to conductor entry via 2 or 2.3 mm Ø test plug – female connector with CAGE CLAMP®.

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Installation

Male connector with strain relief plate

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Marking

Labeling via direct marking or self-adhesive strips.

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