GISMA supplies high-tech German made underwater connectors throughout the whole world24-Feb-2017
The actual production programme comprises more than 10000 different connectors - and the development is progressing.
The demand for high-frequency connectors suitable for working frequencies up to 18 GHz as well as an advanced level of fibre optic signal transmission is significantly increasing. One of GISMA key competences is hybrid connectors and pressure hull penetrators that combine various contact types in one connector. Integrating the customers' requirements in one system cable in this way has the advantage of minimizing the number of penetrators to the boat's pressure hull.
The latest designs include a 57-way hybrid pressure hull penetrator which mates outboard and inboard plugs with 52 electrical contacts, 2 singlemode fibre optic contacts, 2 coaxial contacts for 50 ohm / 1 GHz and 1 high frequency coaxial contact for 50 ohm / 18 GHz. Like all GISMA pressure hull penetrators and outboard components in the globally acclaimed series 22, the hybrid connectors and penetrators are open face pressure watertight.