simple twist is all it takes to connect the Smartclick XS5, making it an
ideal next-generation M12 connector. It's also easy to introduce to
existing facilities because it takes only 1/4 the time of ordinary wiring
processes, and it's compatible with conventional, screw-type connectors.
The Smartclick connector solves the problems
of previous screw-type connectors.
It's troublesome to screw the connectors
It's a twist-and-click connection.
An innovative new lock structure makes
connection extremely simple. The lock mechanism is internal, so it will no
longer become jammed by sputtered fluids or dust. Also, the use of a
movable lock bolt makes it possible to connect the Smartclick XS5 to a
screw-type M12 connector.
All combinations are connectable.
XS5 Smartclick Plug Connector
M12 plug connector
XS5 Smartclick Socket Connector
M12 socket connector
There's nothing to tell you that it's
Solution: The Smartclick XS5 "clicks"
to tell you it's connected.
positive clicking feel tells you for sure that the Connector is securely
It's difficult to keep track of locking
Solution: Locking is done with
approximately 1/8th of a turn.
The Smartclick XS5 has the industry's shortest locking rotation of 1/8th
of a turn. There's no need to keep track of locking torque, and this
greatly reduces time and effort when wiring.
The connection sometimes vibrates loose.
Solution: A bayonet lock mechanism is
By using a bayonet mechanism, which is a common locking method, the
Smartclick XS5 eliminates any concerns about loosening.