hermaphroditic connector

hermaphroditic connector

[hər‚ma·frə′did·ik kə′nek·tər]
(electricity)
A connector in which both mating parts are exactly alike at their mating surfaces. Also known as sexless connector.
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Tyco Electronics Launches TYC06-09 Hermaphroditic Connector II-72
A widely recognized leader in the design of harsh environment interconnect products, Delphi Connection Systems, a business segment of Delphi Corporation , is offering to military and electronics suppliers a hermaphroditic connector family that eclipses performance features of today's four-channel TFOCA connectors with various ease-of-assembly enhancements.
3ba and compliant to IBTA QDR and AFF-8436), Card Edge, Mezzanine & Hermaphroditic Connectors and Flat Flex (FCC).
In addition, Delphi continues to impact global communications with its fiber optic hermaphroditic connectors, which are used by major broadcasters in media centers in the White House and 10 Downing Street.
Hermaphroditic connectors also enable identical cable assemblies to be concatenated (linked together in a series) as many times as needed.
The hermaphroditic connectors manufactured by PHI have been seeing increased usage from top networks, and are becoming a standard in the industry.
The hermaphroditic connectors manufactured by PHI are seeing increased usage from companies such as Fox, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN and BBC, and are becoming a standard in the industry.
PHI's hermaphroditic connectors have been used in the commercial broadcast of uncompressed video at event locations such as the Houston Astrodome sporting arena and the Millennium Dome in the United Kingdom.