Perfectly Plugged Electrical Installations – with WINSTA®

The WINSTA® Pluggable Connection System easily meets the strict requirements of building installations. The system provides simple pluggable electrical connections, making electrical installations fast, safe and error-free. This also applies to other applications, such as marine and railway systems, as well as industrial applications.

All Benefits in at a Glance:

  • Protected against mismating and maintenance-free
  • Push-in CAGE CLAMP® spring pressure connection technology allows solid conductors to be simply pushed into a unit
  • A wide product range readily meets all electrical installation requirements: plugs, sockets, snap-in device connectors, PCB connectors, as well as distribution connectors, cable assemblies and distribution boxes
  • Compact design
  • Components can be clearly printed on and color-coded to meet custom requirements


WAGO's WINSTA Pluggable Connection System Allows Structured Planning and Faster Completion of Projects

Discover the diversity of the WINSTA Pluggable Connection System.

Product Overview

For Space-Restricted Applications: WINSTA® MINI

The WINSTA® MINI family is ideal for pluggable electrical installations in confined spaces. Its compact design supports the trend towards downsized components, including LED lights and electronic ballasts.

Your Benefits:

  • Conductor range: up to 1.5 mm2 (16 AWG)
  • Nominal current: 16 A
  • WINSTA® MINI special components (with custom printing) for specialty applications such as measurement, control and regulation technology
  • Compact pluggable PCB connectors are available with 4.4 mm pole spacing

For Maximum Possibilities: WINSTA® MIDI

The WINSTA® MIDI family offers the greatest diversity of components for fast, reliable, error-free electrical installation. This allows you to meet a great variety of requirements individually and flexibly.

The Benefits for You:

  • Conductor range: up to 4 mm2 (12 AWG)
  • Nominal current: 25 A
  • Two wire connections per pole for loops or bridges
  • Easily identifiable through optional customer-specific printing and intelligent marking accessories
  • Additional variable coding possible
  • Available in 2- to 7-pole configurations
  • Pluggable lighting connection with the universal Linect® Lighting Connection System and WINSTA® Linect® T-Connector

For Greater Power: WINSTA® MAXI

The powerful pluggable connector for challenging connections: The plugs are especially appropriate for energy feed-in and thus perfect for use in the WINSTA® Distribution Box, for example.

The Benefits for You:

  • Minimize voltage drop over long cable runs
  • Perfect combination with WINSTA® Distribution Box
  • High current load capacity: Especially appropriate for energy feed-in

For a Wide Variety of Applications: WINSTA® Boxes

WINSTA® boxes are suitable for a wide variety of applications. For example, WINSTA® Distribution Boxes support the control of multiple sunblind drives via SMI or the connection of DALI lights. The System Box provides a variety of customizable solutions for applications, such as power distribution, control and switching systems. WINSTA® boxes are planned and manufactured according to customer requirements by our Project Service division.

The Benefits for You:

  • Compact solution with pluggable outputs
  • WINSTA® boxes allow centralized, clearly laid-out electrical installations
  • WINSTA® Distribution Boxes are also available for self-assembly
  • WINSTA® System Box: Option to install DIN-35-rail-mount components, such as circuit breakers, fuses and relays

For tailored solutions: Pre-assembled cables from the WINSTA®System

There are pre-assembled cables for many families within the WINSTA® pluggable connection portfolio. The catalog already contains a broad selection of different cable types and lengths. Upon request, we can also provide custom solutions, tailored to the specific application. Custom solutions are also supplied ready for installation, allowing simple, direct plug-and-play installation on site.

The Benefits for You:

  • Ready for installation: quick and easy installation at the construction site
  • Less waste: tailored solutions prevent cable waste
  • Time saving: on-site cable processing no longer necessary

For Round Conduits and Ducts: WINSTA® RD

The WINSTA® RD family of circular connectors is ideal for installation in cable ducts, e.g., in prefabricated houses. Due to their round shape, the WINSTA® RD cable assemblies easily fit into properly sized holes and installation ducts.

The Benefits for You:

  • Conductor range: up to 2.5 mm2 (14 AWG)
  • Nominal current: 16 A/20 A
  • Portfolio of 3- and 4-pole pre-assembled cables with 17.5 mm (0.0689 inch) outer diameter for easy plug-and-play installation
  • Pluggable integration into the electrical installation of hollow-wall boxes via adapter, for example

For the Standardized Bus: WINSTA® KNX

WINSTA® KNX is the solution for standardized fieldbus systems in building and industrial automation (e.g., KNX, LON® or ETHERNET)

The Benefits for You:

  • For low voltages up to 50 V
  • Nominal current: 3 A
  • Compact size, standardized interface
  • Available in two different custom coding options with protection against mismating

For Maximum Flexibility: WINSTA® IDC

The WINSTA® IDC family consists of flat cables ranging from 1.5 mm2 to 16 mm2 (14–6 AWG) and the associated modules, which are compatible with WINSTA® MIDI and WINSTA® KNX Pluggable Connectors; applications include providing power to raised-floor boxes.

The Benefits for You:

  • WINSTA® IDC Supply and Tap-Off Modules allow connection at any point along the flat cable – with just one rotation per pole.
  • Suitable for bus and power lines or for bus and power combined in one cable
  • Easy installation without line interruption thanks to convenient insulation displacement contact (IDC) technology


New Products

Secure Pluggable Connections Easily

Secure Attachment with the WAGO WINSTA® Mounting Carrier for Flying Leads

With the new mounting carrier for the 770 and 771 Series, WAGO has the perfect solution to reliably secure flying leads. The WINSTA® Mounting Carrier for 2- to 5-pole flying leads secures attachments and simplifies connector removal. Use screws up to M5 or tools for direct installation with a standard mount to secure the adapter to panels. The adapter can also be fitted to cable trays and ducts.

The Benefits for You:

  • Fixed-position installation of the plug-in connection
  • Reduced vibrations for the plug-in connection
  • No damage to connector components and cables
  • Quick installation and easy replacement of the pre-assembled cables

Item Number: 770-310

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Customer Applications

Would you like to see what solutions using pluggable connector systems look like in practice? Here you’ll find a selection of highlights involving WINSTA® projects implemented with pluggable building installation. Discover the versatility of pluggable electrical installation!


WINSTA® System Partners

WINSTA® makes electrical installation fast, safe and error-free. Many well-known companies rely on our connection system for electrical installation and have integrated WINSTA® connections into their portfolios. Click here for an overview of our system partners.

FAQ – You Ask, We Answer

We get many questions about pluggable electrical installation. Many of these are easy to answer in advance. Get the answers by clicking on the specific question in the list below.

Brochure: The WINSTA® Pluggable Connection System

Get to know our pluggable connection system! This brochure provides an overview of our WINSTA® products and highlights applications where they offer particular benefit.


Brochure: Planning with Pluggable Installation

Get an overview of various applications of WINSTA® in buildings, along with concrete installation examples, including parts lists.

Poster: WINSTA® at a Glance

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