This part of IEC 61076 constitutes a detail product specification for 8-way connectors for data transmission with frequencies up to 600 MHz.
It covers protective housings for upgrading existing 8-way shielded and unshielded connectors utilizing the interface described in the IEC 60603-7 series to IP65/IP67 rating according to IEC 60529, for use in industrial environments.
The housings cover a variety of different locking mechanisms according to this part of IEC 61076 and a variety of different mounting configurations and termination types which are detailed in the IEC 60603-7 series.
Common mating configurations for all variants are defined in IEC 60603-7. The mating dimensions for the housings under Clause 3 allow the mating conditions under IEC 60603-7 to be fulfilled.
The fully assembled variants (connectors) described in this part of IEC 61076 incorporate fully compliant IEC 60603-7 series fixed and free connectors.