X Series Etherlatch™ Connector

Etherlatch Connectors
X Series Etherlatch™ Connector

Part Number: IO-EC-X

Locking ethernet connector suitable for solid digital audio connections such as AES50, and MADI, lighting protocols like DMX512 and ARTNET, or video connections such as HDBaseT, and HDMI over ethernet. Not compatible with network switches.

Ergonomic Design
Durable, Locking Connectors
Fits Standard RJ45 Jacks
No Tool Housing Assembly
Superior Strain Relief
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Available sizes Overview

Io Audio Technologies’ Etherlatch™connectors feature a rugged, metal shell designed to fit around a standard RJ45 plug. It also protects the fragile RJ45 plug from being shattered by massive objects. The locking mechanism makes each connection as robust as possible and prevents accidental disconnection, while the strain relief extends the life of the network cable.

Etherlatch™ connectors are a perfect alternative for AVL networking applications where a more robust connection method is necessary. Running audio over Ethernet, networking digital audio, or lighting control will require Etherlatch™ style cable connectors. The IO-EC-X style is perfect for applications where superior strain relief is required.

The IO-EC-X style Etherlatch™ connector comes with 3 different waterproof rings to fit different sized category cable including 6.6, 7.9, and 9.2mm O.D.

Technical Specifications

Product IO-EC-X
Part Number
Material Polyamide
Bushing Finish
(1) Rubber
& (1) Silicone
O Rings
(1) Black
& (1) Orange
O Ring Finish
Latch Finish
Die Cast Zinc
Matte Nickel
Shell Plating
Strain Relief
Mechanical > 1000
Mating Cycles
6.6 - 9.2mm
Cable O.D.
Latch Lock
Locking Device
Electrical 1kV DC
Dielectric Strength
> 100 mΩ
Insulation Resistance
Environmental -40°C to +70°C
(-40°F to 158°F)
Temperature Range

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