High-Speed Connectors and Contacts for High Data-Rate Transmission Protocols including USB.30, 10G Ethernet, SATA, DVI, HDMI and Others

High-Speed Connectors and Contacts for High Data-Rate Transmission Protocols including USB.30, 10G Ethernet, SATA, DVI, HDMI and Others

Rugged, High-Speed Connector Solutions for Mil-Aero Data Bus Protocols, Ethernet Networking and High-Data Rate Display Protocols including USB 3.0

High-speed connectors and contacts are interconnect devices optimized for compatible performance with popular data transmission protocols, ranging from aerospace-standard data bus protocols such as ARINC 1553 and CAN bus, to networking protocols such 1000BASE-T Ethernet, and peripheral and display protocols including USB 3.0 and SATA. Rugged high-speed connectors of this type incorporate shielded contact technologies suitable for use in aircraft avionics, weapons systems, radars, communication equipment and other aerospace / defense equipment that depend on uncompromised signal integrity.

Ethernet has become the dominant protocol type in high-speed systems due to its ability to efficiently move data over low bandwidth copper cabling. Standard Ethernet can reach up to 100 meters over copper through multiple mated interconnects. The Ethernet protocol is ubiquitous, backward-compatible and subject to ongoing improvement. Other popular protocols include SATA, DVI, HDMI, and SMPTE 3G-SDI which are ideally suited for transmission via shielded (high-frequency) contacts and cables. Each of these protocols poses a unique signal integrity challenge, typically met by a specialized high-speed connector and contact assembly.

  • Consult factory for MIL-DTL-38999, Series 80 Mighty Mouse and MIL-DTL-5015 solutions that incorporate RJ45 and USB high-speed connectors. Glenair also manufactures and supplies qualified quadrax and fiber optic solutions for high-speed applications.

Slideshow Presentations

USB Naming Changes and Compatible Glenair Connectors
New Name Old Name Original Name SuperSpeed Name Max Speed USB Type Compatible Glenair Interconnects
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 N/A USB 3.2 SuperSpeed USB 20Gbps 20Gbps C
USB 3.2 Gen 2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB 3.1 SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps 10Gbps C
USB 3.2 Gen 1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps A
High-Speed Interconnect Solutions for Military Defense / Aerospace Applications

High-Speed Interconnect Solutions for Military Defense / Aerospace Applications

Rugged Electrical, Optical, and Hybrid Solutions for Mission-Critical Aerospace and Defense Applications

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Series 806 Mil-Aero Micro Miniature Connectors and Cable Assemblies

Series 806 Mil-Aero Micro Miniature Connectors

Advanced Electrical, Mechanical and Environmental Performance plus Reduced Size and Weight Compared to D38999. Meets every MIL-DTL-38999 performance specification.
  • High-speed Ethernet, USB 3.0, HDMI, and DisplayPort
  • Next-generation small form factor aerospace-grade circular connector
  • Upgraded environmental, electrical and mechanical performance
  • Integrated antidecoupling technology
  • High-Speed El Ochito® and hybrid #22HD contact arrangements
Supernine® High-Speed Connectors

Supernine® High-Speed Connectors

"Better than QPL" MIL-DTL-38999 High-Speed Solution
  • Tooled and ready-to-ship high-speed and hybrid insert arrangement connectors for size #8 El Ochito shielded contacts. Arrangements for #8, #12, and #16 Coax, Twinax, and Quadrax also available
  • Supported applications: 10/100/1G/10G BASE-T Ethernet, HDMI, DisplayPort, SATA, USB 3.0 , 1553 databus and general RF or differential data transmission
El Ochito® High-Speed Octaxial Contacts, Pre-Wired Pigtails and Jumper Assemblies

El Ochito® High-Speed Octaxial Contacts, Pre-Wired Pigtails and Jumper Assemblies

Ethernet, SuperSpeed USB, HDMI, DisplayPort, SATA Contacts and Jumper Assemblies.
For Series 23 SuperNine®, Series 80 Mighty Mouse, Series 28 HiPer-D®, Series 79, ARINC 600, and EPXB Connectors.
SuperFly® Datalink

SuperFly® Datalink

The Micro Miniature 10 Gigabit Ethernet and SuperSpeed USB Connector for Harsh Environments
  • Ultra-small size Shielded Octaxial contacts
  • Up to 5 Gbps
  • 10 Gb Ethernet and SuperSpeed USB
  • PCB or cable termination


Ultra Miniature Micro-D Connectors with High-Speed VersaLink Contact Technology
  • VersaLink: shielded differential Twinax interconnect solution
  • Signature Glenair design intermountable in standard Micro-D footprints
  • Higher speed and density than mil-spec style Twinax solutions
  • Individually shielded pairs result in virtually zero cross talk
  • Hybrid arrangements with VersaLink contact modules and standard Micro-D inserts for signal and power
VersaLink™ Bridge

VersaLink™ Bridge

VersaLink Bridge: Bypass High-Loss Board Traces with a Low Insertion-Loss and Low Signal-Latency Point-to-Point Twinax Jumper
  • Small footprint, highdensity solution
  • Versatile solder-mount or screw-mount board termination
  • 100 Ohm differential Twinax
  • Push-pull mating or bayonet-lock for high vibration and shock applications
  • Keyed polarization prevents mis-mating
  • Low insertion loss and low signal latencies for high datarate board transmissions
High-Speed Micro-Crimp Rectangular Connectors

High-Speed Micro-Crimp Rectangular Connectors

Multi-Port Micro Miniature Rectangular Connector for High-Speed Wire-to-Board Applications
10G Ethernet • USB 3.0 • HDMI • SATA • DisplayPort
Series 790, 791, 792
High-Speed SpeedMaster™ 10G Connectors

High-Speed SpeedMaster™ 10G Connectors

High-Speed IFEC Connector System available for Glenair Series 23 SuperNine, Series 824 Mighty Mouse and Series 28 HiPer-D Connectors
  • Utilizes aerospace industry standard #22D contacts, tools and widely available Ethernet flight cable
  • Fast, easy termination
  • Hermetic Options Available
Micro-D High-Speed

Micro-D High-Speed

Miniaturized Micro-D Connector / TwistPin Contact Solution with 10+ Gb/sec. Performance per Differential Pair
  • Pre-wired factory cordsets and PCB connectors
  • Unique contact isolation and spacing for optimal high-speed performance
  • Standard layouts support maximum #28 AWG wire
  • Ultra-low dielectric material combined with optimized contact size and spacing
  • Precision-machined shells with gold or nickel plating
  • Hybrid contact solutions available with 3 amp and 1 amp TwistPin contacts (perfect for USB 3.0 SuperSpeed applications)
Modular High-Speed Micro Connectors

Modular High-Speed Micro Connectors

Innovative Modular Micro Interconnect Solution for RF and High-Speed Digital Data Links
  • Low crosstalk, high bandwidth twinax modules for 10Gb/s performance
  • Cable and 90° PCB configurations for matched 100 Ohm differential impedance performance from I/O to board
  • SMT receptacles for easy PCB mounting and optimum high-speed performance
  • Hybrid layouts include twinax, 50 and 75Ω coax, mixed signal and power
  • Utilizes TwistPin contacts for excellent resistance to shock and vibration and low contact-resistance
  • Standard shell sizes and hardware
SuperSeal™ Connectors and Accessories

SuperSeal™ Connectors and Accessories

High-Speed, Ruggedized RJ45 and USB Connectors for Applications as Diverse as Military Ground Vehicles to Passenger IFE


The Faster 4/8 Pole Interconnect System for Ethernet Data Applications
High-Speed / High-Frequency RF, Microwave and Shielded Contacts

High-Speed / High-Frequency RF, Microwave and Shielded Contacts

For MIL-DTL-38999, Series 23 SuperNine®, Series 80 Mighty Mouse, and Series 79 Micro-Crimp® Connectors

Series 85