Product Announcements



PHOENIX CONTACT USA has promoted these products:

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - VL2 1000 industrial PCs

Industrial PCs for simple applications

VL2 1000 offers fast processing times, high uptime, and appealing design

Phoenix Contact introduces VL2 1000 industrial PCs, equipped with Intel® Atom™ Bay Trail processors for fast processing time in simple applications. These entry-level box and panel IPCs feature an optional CAN interface, screen... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - New Phoenix Contact’s Infomobile has hit the road

‘Cabinet Confidence’ Infomobile

Phoenix Contact vehicle shows how products work together to maximize efficiency

The newest edition of Phoenix Contact’s Infomobile has hit the road. The vehicle features a “Cabinet Confidence” theme, demonstrating how Phoenix Contact products work together to provide cost-effective, flexible soluti... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - High-density, direct connections

Phoenix Contact now offers direct plug-in connectors in a double-row configuration, ideal for high-density PCB connections. The new SDDC 1.5 connector system, featuring “SKEDD” plug-in technology, can accommodate four to 32 conductors.

SKEDD technology enables direct connection to the PCB via through-contacted bore holes, without the need for tools or an additional hea... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - New CBMC circuit breaker from Phoenix Contact

Compact and configurable circuit breaker

Phoenix Contact’s CBMC has NEC Class 2 approval

The new CBMC circuit breaker from Phoenix Contact combines a compact design with custom configurability. It is also Phoenix Contact’s first circuit breaker to receive NEC Class 2 approval.

The CBMC measures just 36 mm wide and has four channels to prote... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Class I, Div. 2 circuit breakers

Phoenix Contact introduces the HMC series of circuit breakers, the company’s first 120 V AC hydraulic-magnetic circuit breakers for use in Class I, Division 2 applications.

The UL-approved products utilize a fully sealed hydraulic-magnetic design that allows for accurate power switching and reliable overcurrent protection. Each breaker is rated for 50 V DC, and breakers up t... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Phoenix Contact Wide-range DC voltage transducers

Phoenix Contact’s newest DC voltage transducer has a user-friendly programming interface and optional push-in connection technology (PT). The MACX MCR-VDC transducer family recently secured UL/cUL Listing, making it suitable for use in a wide range of applications.

The new transducers have the same footprint and technical capabilities as the obsolete MCR-VDC-UI-B-DC transduc... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - DC/DC power converter-photovoltaic applications

Phoenix Contact’s new UNO Solar DC-to-DC power converter connects directly to a solar array. The UNO Solar converts high voltages from DC strings to 24 V DC, eliminating the costs and hassle of trenching for combiner, re-combiner, and inverter control for anti-islanding applications.

The UNO Solar accepts the 300 to 1000 V DC input generated by the array and converts it to e... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Portable card printer for industrial use

Mobile printer for use in the field and around the shop

Phoenix Contact introduces Thermomark Prime, a portable card printer ideal for both on-site and stationary identification, in and around the industrial control cabinet. The Thermomark Prime features integrated marking software for direct input of data, drop-in ink cartridge for easy loading, and automatic material dete... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - BL FPM monitors withstand wide temperature range

Phoenix Contact has expanded its product line of robust HMIs and industrial PCs to include new wide-screen, multi-touch industrial monitors. The new Basicline flat panel monitors (BL FPM) are ideal for operation in rough industrial environments with an ambient temperature range of -10°C to +60°C.

All monitors are equipped with a VGA, DVI-I, and DisplayPort interface, facil... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - PCB connector-new SKEDD direct plug-in technology

Phoenix Contact’s new SDC 2.5 connectors plug directly into the PCB via through-contacted bore holes. This eliminates the need for an additional header and the soldering process, reducing component and process costs.

The connectors feature Phoenix Contact’s “SKEDD” plug-in technology, for easy PCB mounting without tools. The geometry of SKEDD contacts is si... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - DIN rail power supplies with time monitoring

New QUINT POWER can be configured specifically to the application

The newest generation of QUINT POWER power supplies gives control engineers improved configuration and diagnostics to ensure reliable power to the control system. Phoenix Contact has added near-field communications (NFC), real-time monitoring, coordinatedsurge protection, and a configurable DC output characte... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Easy mobile printing-Phoenix Contact’s Thermofox

Thermofox from Phoenix Contact is an easy-to-operate, handheld printer for small labeling projects in the field or around the industrial panel shop. Thermofox makes it easy to swap material cartridges for terminal block markers, shrink sleeves, self-laminating wire wraps, and indoor/outdoor vinyl tape. For power, the Thermofox accepts standard AA batteries, or a rechargeable lithium-ion... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - PT 2,5/S-QUATTRO terminal blocks

High-density multi-conductor terminal blocks

Achieve high wiring density in minimal space

Phoenix Contact introduces PT 2,5/S-QUATTRO terminal blocks. These four-position terminal blocks occupy the same amount of space as the company’s two-position terminal blocks. This allows for a high wiring density without sacrificing space across the DIN rail.

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PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Multichannel circuit breakers

Multichannel circuit breakers for CID2 use

High-density, programmable electronic circuit breaker approved for use in hazardous locations

The CBM (circuit breaker multichannel) from Phoenix Contact has received Class I, Division 2 approval. This approval makes the CBM suitable for use in hazardous locations such as oil refineries, offshore platforms, and waste... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Phoenix Contact’s FAME 3 Test System

Safe testing for switchgear applications

Phoenix Contact’s FAME 3 system simplifies complex switching operations

Utility engineers and technicians can now complete complex switching operations in a single procedure with Phoenix Contact’s FAME 3 Test System (Fast and Modular Energy). The touch-safe testing system features ring-lug terminal connectio... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Rapid shutdown for rooftop PV systems

Phoenix Contact’s new SOLARCHECK RSD (Rapid Shutdown) gives solar panel installers an NEC 690.12-compliant solution for the safe, rapid shutdown of rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems. National Electric Code (NEC) 690.12 dictates that all rooftop solar PV systems must have a rapid shutdown function to protect first responders from electric shock in the event of an emergency.

S... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Modular high-density housing

High density I/O options with one housing

The ME-IO housing system from Phoenix Contact features front connection technology and up to 36 push-in connection points. Create your own configuration with our ME-IO configurator.

Design engineers can build custom controller with Phoenix Contact’s ME-IO housing

With the ME-IO housing from Phoenix Contac... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - UL 489 Listed branch circuit breakers

TMC 8 circuit breakers provide overload and short-circuit protection

Phoenix Contact now offers a new line of UL 489 Listed circuit breakers – the TMC 8 series. A trip-free design increases safety against closing during an overcurrent event, while the snap-action mechanism eliminates contact welding and reduces contact wear.

These UL 489 Listed circuit breaker... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Series 7000 managed switches from Phoenix Contact

Series 7000 managed switches from Phoenix Contact

New managed switches for high availability EtherNet/IP networks

Phoenix Contact now offers Series 7000 advanced managed switches. The switches support the Device Level Ring (DLR) redundancy mechanism. With recovery times of less than three milliseconds, a switch-over can be performed quickly in the event that a... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Latching connectors for LED applications

Phoenix Contact’s PTSM miniature connectors are now available with a secure latching mechanism. The latch makes it easy to lock connectors together in lighting and other space-critical applications.

The locking feature, which does not require any special tools, is compatible with existing PTSM headers. This creates maximum design flexibility, as the various PTSM connectors c... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - New Dual-rated CID2 and ATEX Relays

Space-saving PLC relays meet standards for American and European hazardous locations

Phoenix Contact now offers PLC relays that are dual-rated for ATEX and Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations. While Phoenix Contact has offered hazardous location relays for several years, the new additions meet both European and American standards.

Like Phoenix Contact's oth... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - New Phoenix Contact M12 power distribution boxes

Phoenix Contact introduces M12 power distribution boxes designed for field-based power supply voltages of 24 V. These distribution boxes, in combination with standard M12 power cables of 4x10 AWG conductors, can eliminate voltage drop that occurs across long cable runs.

The distributor has four T-coded M12 receptacles with a current load of up to 10 A per channel. Each of the eigh... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - First-ever AC UPS with UL 1778 HAZLOC rating

QUINT UPS-IQ 500 VA suitable for CID2 locations

Phoenix Contact’s QUINT UPS-IQ 500 VA AC UPS has received UL 1778 Recognition. This is the first-ever industrial control cabinet AC uninterruptible power supply (UPS) to be certified for Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations.

This AC UPS uses Phoenix Contact’s proven IQ technology to increase system... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - New MINI PRO analog signal conversion transducers

New options in analog signal conditioning

Narrow analog set-point relay and analog-to-frequency modules

Phoenix Contact has added two new analog signal conversion transducers to its space-saving MINI PRO analog family. Like other MINI PRO signal conditioners, the new set-point relay and analog-to-frequency transducer measure just 6.2-mm wide and are easy to install i... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Powerful 6-mm safety relays

Powerful 6-mm safety relays

The new PSRmini relays from Phoenix Contact are the world’s slimmest safety relays. At just 6-mm wide, the PSRmini allows for 6 A, force-guided safety connections, but at a 70 percent smaller footprint than standard 22.5-mm safety relays.

PSRmini safety relays come in two form factors, “slim” and “compact.” T... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - UNO-UPS, V DC uninterruptible power supply (UPS)

Compact uninterruptable power supply

Cost-effective UPS features integrated battery

Phoenix Contact introduces the UNO-UPS, a compact 24 V DC uninterruptible power supply (UPS). The UNO-UPS provides standby power in the event of an AC mains power loss. The cost-effective UNO-UPS is suitable for use with compact controllers, PLCs, HMIs, and other low-power devi... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Checkmaster 2-Modular test device-surge protectors

Checkmaster 2 enables convenient, safe, and fast testing

The Checkmaster 2 modular test device makes it easy to check the health status of Phoenix Contact surge-protection plugs. The Checkmaster 2 thoroughly checks protective elements such as spark gaps, gas-filled surge arresters, voltage-dependent resistors, and suppressor diodes in a single test cycle.

The Checkm... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - CES Multigates handle up to 37 cables

New Cable Entry System product offers another panel feed-through solution!

Phoenix Contact continues the expansion of its Cable Entry System (CES) product line with the addition of the CES Multigates. These space-saving, metal-reinforced cable entry plates have double-membrane sealing, which ensures a high degree of protection (IP66/67).

The CES Multigates can handle... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Finger-actuation UT-MTL knife disconnects

Phoenix Contact’s newest knife disconnect terminal blocks feature a quick and safe finger-actuation mechanism for test and measurement applications. The UT 4-MTL and UT 6-MTL’s finger levers enable technicians to safely perform circuit-polarity checks and troubleshooting without disrupting service.

The MTL lever does not require a tool to actuate. It extends above and... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - TRIO power supplies feature push-in connections

Highly efficient power supply pairs with high-density circuit protection

TRIO power supplies feature push-in connections

Phoenix Contact’s new “TRIO POWER” power supplies are the first generation in the TRIO POWER family to have push-in connections, allowing fast and easy installation. The TRIO power supplies are designed for low-cost yet adv... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - iPad app showcases product innovations

Phoenix Contact USA’s new iPad app showcases the company’s latest innovations. The app is available for free download at, or by searching for “Phoenix Contact USA” in the iTunes app store.

The app acts as a digital library. Phoenix Contact will release multiple issues per year, depending on the number of ne... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - CBM Multichannel Circuit Breakers

Space-saving CBM offers high-density protection

Protects up to eight circuits from overload and short-circuit

Phoenix Contact’s new CBM is a series of programmable, multichannel circuit breakers that can manage multiple circuits in a single device. With up to eight circuit breakers in
41 mm of space, the CBM significantly reduces the amount of cabi... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - TC mGuard for secure cellular remote connectivity

Phoenix Contact’s new TC mGuard devices leverage cellular networks, such as Verizon and AT&T, to provide secure remote communications wherever a wired connection is not possible. The TC mGuard meets the demand for remote maintenance and secure supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), two growing needs in today’s connected industrial world.

For remote maint... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Power Turn high-current terminals

Easy power wiring with spring-cage high-current terminals

Quick connection with a standard screwdriver and single-lever movement

Phoenix Contact has expanded its range of Power Turn high-current terminals to include options with maximum wire sizes from 10 AWG to 250 MCM. The terminals make it easy and secure to connect the conductors, using just a standard scr... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - CID2-listed UPS and battery packs

Cascade up to five batteries with modular back-up solution for hazardous locations

Phoenix Contact’s QUINT UPS-IQ family now includes both uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and back-up batteries individually listed for Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations. By combining these components with Phoenix Contact’s CID2-listed power supplies, a designer can creat... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Universal electronic housing system

The new EH electronic housings from Phoenix Contact simplify design and increase flexibility for device applications. The EH system includes seven overall widths, two overall heights, and three cover versions for more than 100 possible combinations.

The EH housing works with a wide range of PCB connection technologies. This makes it easy to customize the device based on applicatio... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - New configurator for signal conditioners

Phoenix Contact introduces an interactive, online configurator for signal conditioners and measuring transducers. The configurator makes it easy to find suitable products for a wide range of applications.

With just a few clicks, the user can find all the devices that meet the specific requirements of a job. This makes planning easier and shortens the planning time involved in elec... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Modem gives Nanoline controller text-messaging

Modem gives Nanoline controller text-messaging capability

New expansion module enables cost-effective communication over the Verizon cellular network (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Pluggable SPD for rack-mounted enclosures

Pluggable SPD for rack-mounted enclosures

Increased density and optimal spacing in rack-mounted enclosures

Phoenix Contact’s new VAL-MS BE/O is the first pluggable surge protective device (SPD) for use in a rack-mounted enclosure. The 2U- (3.5-inch) high base element maximizes surge protection density, allowing up to 24 VAL-MS SPDs in a common 2U-high, 1... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Energy-efficient industrial PCs

New features include gull-wing door for easier maintenance and 10-point capacitive multi-touch screen

The new Valueline 2 (VL2) industrial PCs from Phoenix Contact have increased performance power and higher energy efficiency, compared with the legacy Valueline IPCs. The VL2’s design improves usability, incorporates fourth-generation Core-I CPU chipsets, and has an in... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Rack-mount industrial PCs in 2U and 4U

Data acquisition and management, measurement, visualization or processing of large volumes of data in industrial image processing: powerful Rackmount PCs from Phoenix Contact in standardized format provide the right solution for sophisticated applications and a wide range of different tasks in your industry.

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With the introduction of the TP 3000 series, Phoenix Contact now offers more flexibility in its human machine interface (HMI) operator panel product offering. Screen sizes range from 5.7 to 15 inches, with certain panels available in a 16:9 aspect-ratio wide screen.

The TP 3000 series employs a rugged, all-metal housing with a fanless design that consumes less energy and produces... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Security router with integrated switch

Security router with integrated switch

Newest mGuard variants feature cost-effective option to simplify Ethernet networks

Phoenix Contact’s newest versions of the FL mGuard combine the mGuard’s secure routing, VPN, and firewall functions with network switch capabilities, in one package. The RS2005 has five unmanaged Ethernet ports, and the RS4004... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Easy retrofitting of current-measuring technology

Rogowski coil current measurement offers safe alternative to split-core current transformers

Phoenix Contact now offers a Rogowski coil solution to easily retrofit current-measuring applications up to 4000 A. The PACT RCP current transformer (CT) is an alternative to split-core current transformers and other CT technologies.

The Rogowski coil is a flexible, rope-styl... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Secure firewall for OPC Classic

A new license for Phoenix Contact’s FL mGuard security devices can protect OPC Classic applications. While traditional firewalls do not offer protection for this protocol, users of mGuard firmware version 8.1 and beyond can now upgrade to the OPC inspector license.

The OPC inspector firmware looks into the transmitted data packets, analyzing and modifying them as necessary.... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

Combined cooling, heating, and power system recognized for environmental innovation and excellence. (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - High-density fuse terminal blocks

Space-saving design with highest level of approvals for the process industry

Phoenix Contact now offers double-level fuse terminal blocks with UL Class I, Division 2 certification for use in hazardous locations. The UT 4-PE/L/HESI fuse terminal block series incorporates reliable screw connection in a 6.2-mm pitch.

The new multi-level terminal blocks provide fusing,... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Variant 14 data connectors for harsh environments

The new push-pull Advance data connectors from Phoenix Contact bring future-proof, high-speed cabling directly to the field. The push-pull connection technology complies with ODVA’s Variant 14.

Designed for data rates of up to 10 Gbps, the connectors have IP65/67 protection against dirt, dust, and humidity. With their 360-degree shielding, they are also immune to electromagn... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - Phoenix Contact Designline wins iF design award

Phoenix Contact Designline wins iF design award

International organization recognizes U.S.-developed industrial PC for outstanding design

Phoenix Contact’s Designline industrial PC recently won an iF DESIGN AWARD 2015 in the “Industry/Skilled trades” category. The International Forum presented the award at a gala in Hamburg, Germany, on Febru... (read more)

PHOENIX CONTACT USA - New PLC Logic Smart Relay System

Phoenix Contact’s new PLC Logic system combines basic programmable logic capability with the company’s PLC relays, creating a “smart” relay system. The PLC Logic system houses the logic in a small module that plugs directly into a block of eight PLC Relays. By eliminating the need for a standalone controller, PLC Logic saves space and simplifies maintenance.

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