GCT — USB4715 Connector
Global Connector Technology

Waterproof six-pin USB Type-C connector has IP67 rating

Low-profile surface-mount connector includes four shell stakes for stable connection to the PCB

Global Connector Technology (GCT) has launched a waterproof version of its six-pin, mid-mount USB Type-C® connector. The new connector provides a cost-effective way to replace a Micro-USB connector in applications which are exposed to water or other liquids.

 

The waterproof USB4715 connector, which is ideal for charging applications, is 100% tested for IP67 protection. The low-profile design projects just 4.21 mm above the PCB. An external molded silicone gasket maintains a waterproof seal between the receptacle and panel.

 

The connector features surface-mount contact pins, and has four through-hole shell stakes which ensure very strong PCB retention.

 

The USB4715-GF-A connector and its gasket, the USBTJ-04, may be ordered separately, or in kit form with the part number USB4715-GF-A-KIT.

Features

  • Suitable for pin-in-paste reflow solder process
  • No additional fixings required
  • 3 A current rating
  • 10,000 mating cycles

Applications

  • Portable electronics
  • Audio equipment
  • Point-of-sale terminals
  • Alarms
  • Security systems
  • Consumer electronics
  • Gaming controllers
GCT — USB4715 Connector

USB Type-C® and USB-C® are registered trademarks of USB Implementers Forum.

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