Ruggedized USB3CFTV USB-C Connector for Harsh Environments

USB3CFTV, based on the MIL-DTL-38999 series III standard, is a USB Type-C connector designed to withstand harsh environments and applications such as military communications, military planes, aerospace, commercial air, and naval applications. The connector features a tri-start thread coupling mechanism that ensures resistance to shocks, vibration, and cable traction. It also provides a high level of sealing protection against external fluids and dust exposure, up to IP68.

The USB3CFTV connector is an ideal solution for designers who require the flexibility of the USB Type-C standard and the ruggedness of Amphenol Socapex's connector solutions. With this connector, designers can develop a wide range of data, power delivery, and video configurations.

The USB3CFTV connector also provides enhanced EMI protection and is available in a range of materials and coatings compliant with various environmental regulations. This makes it suitable for use in extreme temperatures, harsh chemical environments, and other demanding conditions.


  • Thread coupling, MIL-DTL-38999 series III type
  • Fully reversible connector, various data transmission capabilities, and power delivery
  • Sealed against fluids and dust (IP68)
  • Shell size 11
  • Compatible with USB3.2 specifications
  • Power supply: Up to 100 W (20V/5 A)
  • Maximum length transmission: Up to 3 ft (1 m)
  • Shock, vibration, and traction resistance
  • No tools required for cabling adaptation
  • EMI protection: Shielding continuity
  • Mating plug/receptacle cycles: 500
  • Operating temperature: -40 to 185°F (-40 to 85°C)


  • General Industry
  • Battlefield Communication
  • Grounded Vehicles
  • Military Avionics

The USB3CFTV connector is available from Amphenol Socapex and its authorized distributors.

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