Neutrik are here in Frankfurt presenting their the new TOP series (True Outdoor Protection) in which the known PowerCON, True1, etherCON and XLR have been significantly improved with a special treatment against UV rays, which can ruin the plastics over prolonged periods of time.
The new etherCON TOP replaces the current SE versions. TOP etherCON sockets have an IP65 degree of protection and external protection for UL50E. Currently the NE8FDP, NE8FDV and NE8FDH-C5E products are available in TOP configurations. To convert other etherCON types to TOP versions, the SE8FD-TOP assembly kit is available.
The powerCON TRUE1 range, used in many indoor and outdoor AV applications, has also been renewed to meet NEMA 250 and UL50E requirements. With the introduction of powerCON TRUE1 TOP, the production of the previous models will be interrupted.
After several requests in recent years for a complete range of weatherproof XLR connectors, Neutrik introduces the TOP XLR series, consisting of D-sized male and female connectors with solder termination. These series have the same IP65 protection rating as the etherCON and powerCON TRUE1 TOP products.