Plane Power PDS400 Aircraft Connector

Plane Power PDS400 Aircraft Connector

The new Plane Power PDS400 aircraft connector with detachable front nose and push button controls. The connector is configurable to meet customer requirements.

  • Low maintenance
  • Impact resistant
  • IP67 rated
  • External components manufactured from impact resistant, thermally stable and chemically resistant thermoplastics
  • Detachable front power/control contacts and contact insulator (nose) are easy to maintain and replace
  • Suitable for a wide range of composite and single core 400Hz cables
  • LED and push button switches are replaceable
  • Replaceable handle/strain relief system

The Plane Power PDS400 Connector will be available from spring 2020.

Technical features:

  • Connector sealed to IP67 (filler not required)
  • Configurable switches and LEDs to provide control and indication of connector usage
  • High conductivity silver plated copper contacts
  • Switch ‘boots/hoods’ provide ingress protection for the external faces of the switches

Technical specification:

  • Nominal voltage: 115/200 V, 400Hz
  • Current overload: 1500 A for 1 minute (power)
  • Operating temperature: -25 to +90 C
  • Weight: 2.5 kg
  • Applicable standards: ISO 461-1, ISO 461-2, BS 4G 173-1, VG 96966-1, MIL-C-7974D
  • Protection of 400Hz power supply cables to aircraft

Features and Benefits

  • Low maintenance
  • Impact resistant
  • IP67 rated
  • External components manufactured from impact resistant, thermally stable and chemically resistant thermoplastics
  • Detachable front power/control contacts and contact insulator (nose) are easy to maintain and replace
  • Suitable for a wide range of composite and single core 400Hz cables
  • LED and push button switches are replaceable
  • Replaceable handle/strain relief system

The Plane Power PDS400 Connector will be available from spring 2020.

Range

Technical features:

  • Connector sealed to IP67 (filler not required)
  • Configurable switches and LEDs to provide control and indication of connector usage
  • High conductivity silver plated copper contacts
  • Switch ‘boots/hoods’ provide ingress protection for the external faces of the switches

Technical specification:

  • Nominal voltage: 115/200 V, 400Hz
  • Current overload: 1500 A for 1 minute (power)
  • Operating temperature: -25 to +90 C
  • Weight: 2.5 kg
  • Applicable standards: ISO 461-1, ISO 461-2, BS 4G 173-1, VG 96966-1, MIL-C-7974D

Applications

  • Protection of 400Hz power supply cables to aircraft

LPA Connection Systems is a leading electro-mechanical engineering company, based in the UK. With over 100 years of engineering experience and expertise, LPA provides an extensive range of electrical connector products and connection systems.

Light & Power House
Shire Hill
Saffron Walden
Essex
CB11 3AQ

Documentation

LPA Plane Power PDS400 aircraft connector