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HVH-280 Series


HVH-280 Series, Low Profile, up to 125°C Heat Resistant, Robust, Power Connectors

HIROSE Electric Co. Ltd, a world-class manufacturer in connectors, has introduced the HVH-280 Series power connectors for automotive applications.

The HVH-280 Series are low profile connectors with a 3-point high pressure female contact design that enables a high current capacity of 30A. There are two versions available which are waterproof or non-waterproof.

The series is designed with heat resistant materials to withstand severe temperature environments; the non-waterproof version can withstand temperature ranges up to 125°C and 120°C for the waterproof version. With this heat resistance capability the connector satisfies the needs of severe automotive requirements.

Along with heat resistance, the HVH-280 Series includes features which allow a reliable insertion of the contact and the provision of strong vibration resistance. The non-waterproof version is equipped with a retainer which ensures that the contacts are correctly assembled into the connector housing. The waterproof version comes with a CPA (Connector Position Assurance) which makes an accidental unmating of the connector impossible. Only by intentional activating of this CPA with a tool like e.g. a screwdriver, the main locking mechanism will be operational again.

Key Features

• Contact positions:
      o Non-waterproof: 3
      o Waterproof: 2 Power | 2 Signal
• Pitch:
      o Waterproof: 9.5mm
      o Non-waterproof: 6.5mm
• Rated current: 30A
• Rated voltage: AC|DC 600V
• Cable size: AWG 12-14
• Operating temperature: -40°C to 125°C (120°C waterproof version)
• Mating cycle: 30
• Finger protection: JIS C 0920 standard (waterproof version only)

Suitable applications are converters, inverters, positive temperature coefficient (PTC) heaters, on-board charger, distribution boards and robot controller units.