56 channel MASS Punch now expanded to 58 channels
24 channel Mini Punch expands to 28 channels
Punchdown panels are an ideal way to terminate your multipin MASS connectors.
Developed by ADC and Whirlwind, the 58-channel MASS Punch has terminated
thousands of MASS connectors with a solid gas-tight connection system that
accommodates 22, 24, or 26 ga. solid or stranded wire and permits easy
of wires in the field.
ADC's Quick Connect Punchdown (QCP) technology completely
eliminates tinning and soldering, resulting in significantly faster setup and
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NUMBER OF CHANNELS
- 12 channels, 2 rack spaces
- 28 channels, 2 rack spaces
- 58 channels, 3 rack spaces
TYPE OF CONNECTORS
- up to 12 channels
- up to 20 channels
- up to 16 channels
- up to 28 channels
- up to 40 channels
- up to 40 channels
- up to 58 channels
- up to 58 channels
- to a single connector wired as output (female for W1,W2)
- to a single connector wired as input (male for W1,W2)
- to two output connectors, paralleled (female for W1,W2)
- to one output and one input connector, paralleled (one each M/F W1,W2)
- to two input connectors, paralleled (male for W1, W2)
MASS, MINI, AND MICRO PUNCH BLOCKS
We have three members of our punch block family. The 58 channel MASS Punch, the 28-channel Mini Punch and the 16-channel Micro Punch.
The multiple mounting hole sets permit easy mounting on
standard hole centers and included tie wraps can be used to dress incoming
All three punchdown panels work with our
QB-2 spring-loaded or QB-115 manual punchdown tool.
MPB-58 58 channel MASS Punch
MPB-28 28 channel Mini Punch
MPB16 16 channel Micro Punch
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Optional mounting kits are available:
(Includes 3" standoffs, screws, nuts and washers)
- for MPB-16 $8.50
- for MPB-28 and MPB-58 $16.95
MASS and Multipin Connectors
The MASS connector series from Whirlwind provides outstanding multipin
The rugged metal shell protects against moisture and physical abuse.
The hermaphroditic design eliminates stocking and logistical problems
encountered with male/female connector systems by reducing the number of
All MASS connectors include a heavy-duty dust cap. Inlines also include
MASS connectors are available in four sizes: W5 48 contacts; up to 16 pair
cable W6 84 contact; up to 28 pairs cable W3 122 contact; up to 40 pair cable
W4 176 contact; up to 56 pair cable
W3 and W4 pinnable MASS connectors are completely compatible with existing
fixed-pin solder-type MASS connectors, and use the same inline and panel-mount housings. These new crimp type versions are designed for easy, positive insertion and removal of pins and sockets, using a standard crimp tool and locator insert available from Whirlwind or other suppliers.
MASS CONNECTOR PRODUCT NUMBERS
MASS 122 pin chassis, crimp type pin/socket
MASS 122 pin inline, crimp type pin/socket
MASS 176 pin chassis, crimp type pin/socket
MASS 176 pin inline, crimp type pin/socket
MicroMASS 48 pin chassis, crimp type pin/socket
MicroMASS 48 pin inline, crimp type pin/socket
MicroMASS 84 pin chassis, crimp type pin/socket
MicroMASS 84 pin inline, crimp type pin/socket
MASS 122 pin chassis, solder type
MASS 122 pin inline, solder type
MASS 176 pin chassis, solder type
MASS 176 pin inline, solder type
(Note: W5x and W6x MicroMASS connectors are only available in crimp type.)
Wiring MASS Connectors
All MASS connectors are asexual with every connector containing
an equal number of pins and sockets
. This means that there is only one model of chassis and inline connector for
each size without the usual male/female connector designations.
However, the male/female connectors are replaced with two differing wiring
conventions that must be adhered to in order to obtain the expected results and
to ensure compatibility with existing systems.
It's really a simple job to get a MASS connector system wired correctly if a
few basic conventions are adhered to.