UIC-IT Series railway connector from Schaltbau GmbH

The Schaltbau UIC-IT Series railway connector fulfils additional requirements, such as those for closed circuit TV, passenger information systems, automatic passenger counters, voice control systems and diagnosis features.

The UIC-IT is an interface connector that offers reliable Ethernet data transmission between locomotive and passenger coaches. The new UIC-IT Series has been successfully tested in a pilot project of German Railways over a period of two years and complies with all of the relevant standards.

Robust and state-of-the-art Ethernet solutions for data communication is what is required by today's rail vehicles. The new UIC-IT Series from Schaltbau meets those requirements providing a highly flexible, universal and reliable Ethernet connection option for the harsh railway environment.

The most important features are: Break-away connector, ingress protection rating IP69K -receptacle with lid closed and connector when mated. The UIC-IT Series connector is fitted with an 8 pole Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) module and 16 optional signal contacts for 24 V. It, therefore, meets standards in accordance up to Cat6a. These standards are guaranteed over a lifetime of 10,000 mating cycles.

Source: Schaltbau GmbH