Amphenol has announced the latest addition to its Harsh Environment product portfolio. The HDM Hermaphroditic Duplex Miniature is ideal for a variety of applications in Harsh Environments.

HDM is hermaphroditic which allows the daisy chaining of cable assemblies therefore eliminating the need for polarising the assemblies or in-line adaptors. There is a bayonet locking mechanism, it is sealed and ensures high environmental and optical performance in a variety of applications ranging from land tactical to broadcasting applications.

The HDM is offered in aluminium with hard black anodised finish, providing good anti corrosion properties and RoHs compliancy. The bayonet coupling offers simplistic and quick mating/demating. This connector series is compatible with tactical cable styles for the plug and simplex ruggedised cable for the receptacle both in multimode and singlemode.


  • Hermaphroditic
  • Multimode and Singlemode available
  • 2.5mm ceramic ferrule
  • Lightweight, small footprint
  • Artic style grip
  • Low insertion loss
  • IP 68 sealing
  • Removable front receptacle shell for cleaning insitu
  • Removable plug monobloc for ease of cleaning
  • 1500 cycles mating durability
  • Operating temperature -55C to + 125C


  • Military Land Communications
  • Broadcast


Description Measurement/Detail
Insertion Loss <0.6dB with 62.5125
Repeatability <0.15dB
Fiber Types 9/125, 50/125 & 62.5/125
Temperature Range -55 – +85 Deg C
Vibration 10Hz to 5000Hz
Shock As per EN2591 Test FD2 D2 Method A
Durability >500 mating cycles
Material Aluminium
Finish Hard Anodised, Black in Colour
RoHs Compliant
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