Circular Hybrid Connector

TE Connectivity
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TE Connectivity (TE) introduces the Circular Hybrid Connector (CHC) with 8 power and 4 data contacts for Industrial Ethernet connections.

TE’s CHC has been designed for machine automation applications that require higher performing data connections and power of up to 10 Amps. The connector provides highly reliable connection technology and meets the demanding durability and quality requirements of real-time Ethernet applications in industrial automation. Combining power, signal and data into a single connector provides customers with greater flexibility in machine architecture. With VARAN-bus standard compatibility, this connector supports fast mold change over times in molding machines and its simplified cabling reduces installation time by up to 50%.


  • Help save time and cost with one hybrid connector design combining power, signal and data communication
  • Help achieve more connections in less space with 8 power contacts and fast Ethernet interface in one housing
  • Offer optional housing with 11+ PE (Protected Earth) contacts in retrofit option platform design
  • Enable design flexibility with a broad portfolio of wire-to-board and wire-to-panel options
  • Design for harsh environments with radial sealing elements that provide IP65 sealing performance
  • Benefit from fast data transfer with VARAN bus compatibility


  • Molding machines
  • High-performance process control systems
  • Machine automation
  • Factory automation
  • Control valves and control units
  • Stand-alone or remote power units
  • Transport and sorting machines