DL Series - Zero Insertion Force Connectors

The Cannon DL Series of Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) connectors fill the need in the medical commercial/industrial, computer and peripheral equipment market places for high performance, multiple-wire power and signal connectors. The metal version of the original DL connectors, the DLM features a minimum rated life of 10,000 mating cycles with no performance loss. They can be mated and unmated in less than two seconds with up to 360 contacts and offer enhanced environmental protection and EMI/RFI shielding.


  • High pin count: 60, 96, 156, 260, 360, contact positions
  • ZIF Over 10K mating cycles
  • Plastic housing
  • Variety of contacts in Crimp, Square PCB Post, Square Wrap Post, Buss and PC/RC (Round PCB tail)

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An ultra-reliable, high bandwidth Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) connector solution ideal for demanding Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) applications. 

Product Specification


Shape Rectangular
Shell Style Panel, PCB or cable mounted
Durability 10,000 mating cycles
Power & Signal In Same Layout Yes
Contact Style / Termination Stamped PCB, Solder and Press-fit


Operating Voltage 400 VAC
Current Rating 5Amp max.
Number of Signal Contacts (Min/Max) 1-360
Gauge Wire Size 18-42


Shell Plastic
Shell Plating Nickel
Insulator Glass filled thermoplastic, UL 94V-1
Contact Copper-Alloy
Contact Plating Gold over Nickel & Tin


Sealing N/A
Operation Temperature -55°C to +105°C