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NEUTRIK introduces powerCON® TRUE1® TOP L Cable Connectors and Associated Tools

Charlotte, NC – March 2022… NEUTRIK introduces powerCON® TRUE1® TOP L input and output cable connectors.

Carrying the -L suffix, these new connectors accept cable outer diameters of 10 – 16 mm (0.39 – 0.63”) making them ideal for extra hard service SOOW 12/3, SJOOW12/3 and H07RN-F3G2.5 cables. A patent-pending cable entry meet standards requirements for preventing disassembly by hand. As a result, the connectors are certified to EN 60320-1, IEC 60320-1, and UL 60320-1 when applied to appropriate cables (SOOW 12/3, SJOOW 12/3, H07RN-F3G2.5). This allows mains cables to be assembled in accordance with UL 817, CSA C22.2 No. 21, and EN IEC 60799.

NAC3FX-W-TOP-L injects power into a device or a coupled cable. NAC3MX-W-TOP-L receives power. As with the standard NAC3FX-W-TOP and NAC3MX-W-TOP, these new L connectors are rated to 20 A (16 A in Europe) and 250 V AC. They are IP 65 rated in the mated condition and built from UL 94 V-0 and UL F1-rated UV resistant materials. Additionally, Neutrik Americas has introduced new HTLACA and HTLACB assembly tools for use with these connectors.

NAC3FX-W-TOP-L and NAC3MX-W-TOP-L mate to all the same chassis and cable connectors as the standard NAC3FX-W-TOP and NAC3MX-W-TOP.

Fred Morgenstern, VP Technology of Neutrik Americas, commented, “These new connectors are ideal for customers looking to deploy latched, twist-locking, single-phase AC power connectors with extra hard service cable. With excellent weather resistance, including UV light resistance, the connectors are ideal for first runs from power distros to daisy-chained devices as well as for various applications where junior service cable may be deemed too lightweight. The connectors can be used with SJ* cables as well; we anticipate that many North American customers may prefer them over the standard (non L) powerCON TRUE1 TOP connectors for SJ* cables that are on the higher end of the standard connectors’ 6 – 12 mm (0.24 – 0.47”) OD range.

“The associated HTLACA and HTLACB assembly tools have been newly created specifically for use with these connectors. They are ideal for volume assemblers. A new Neutrik video demonstrates these tools’ use during the termination process.”

“Like NEUTRIK’s new NSSC-* spring-loaded powerCON TRUE1 TOP chassis connector sealing covers, these L cable connectors are another valuable expansion of the powerCON TRUE1 TOP range.”

Neutrik Americas is accepting orders for NAC3FX-W-TOP-L and NAC3MX-W-TOP-L now with availability estimated in Q2 2022.

About Neutrik Americas

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Neutrik Americas, a subsidiary of Neutrik AG and a member of the Neutrik Group, is the leading supplier of robust and reliable professional AVL connectivity solutions throughout the Americas. Neutrik manufactures a wide array of connectors, fiber optic connector systems and accessories for a broad range of customers ranging from rock bands to lighting designers to broadcast studios to industrial equipment manufacturers. The Neutrik Group develops, designs, manufactures, and globally distributes innovative interconnection products and systems under the NEUTRIK, CONTRIK, and REAN brands. Neutrik Group is a global leader in a wide range of market segments. For more information, please visit