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Monday, 10 September 2012 07:56

RJ45 PC board plug allows cableless pluggable connections

RJ45 PC board plug allows cableless pluggable connections

RJ45 connections are all-round connections for more than 30 years. They are found in the telephone and data network connections of buildings and the home network. The connection to the RJ45 jack of a device is done in all these applications by a RJ45 plug with connection line.

However, applications exist where it is necessary to interconnect two or more parts of the device by RJ45.

In such cases there is normally no space available to do this even with a very short RJ45 cable. The RJ45 PC board plug allows to easily perform such cableless pluggable connections.

PC boards can be interconnected in devices for example. In a maintenance case a PC board can be exchanged without much technical or time expenditure.

Another application for a cableless RJ45 connection are devices designed for different mounting requirements, for example a device that can be operated as a desktop or wall mounted device.

If the device is used as desktop device the RJ45 connection is a normal RJ45 cable. When used as wall mounted device the wall outlet is provided with a connection unit including the RJ45 PC board plug. Now the same device is simply fitted and fixed to the wall. The RJ45 connection is produced without cable by the RJ45 PC board plug.

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