Framingham, MA - Response Microwave, Inc. an experienced specialist in providing customer solutions, is pleased to announce the availability of a new ruggedized RJ45 connection method which is ideal for harsh environment Ethernet connectivity. Part of the Compel family of connectivity solutions, the new patented connector is specifically designed to facilitate quick connection cycles and maintain weather proofing to IP68 standards. A bayonet style locking mechanism firmly secures the jack and plug. The bulkhead jack version is an 8-pin RJ45 bulkhead panel mount with o-ring, lockwasher and lock ring and a PCS back end termination method. The plug is clamp-on cable connector for 7.2mm diameter cable and with RJ45 8-pin interface. Housings are brass/zamack with nickel plating and fitted with a silicone rubber gasket. Product is available as a discrete part or as a complete cable assembly. For more information on this new line or to discuss how we can satisfy your application specific requirement, please contact Response Microwave, Inc. at (978) 456-9184,, or by e-mail at; .