What is an Easy-Wire Connector(e-con)?

Definition

easy wire connectors econ

e-CON is an industry standard connector meant to standardize connections between sensors and terminals.
They are widely used in situations such as sensor connections in non-waterproof environments.

Features

Easy-Wire Connectors Ideal for Connecting Sensors

XN2 Easy-wire Connectors for Industrial Components

easy wire connectors for sensors
  • Uses industry-proven spring clamps for wiring.
  • No special tools required for easy wiring
  • Rewiring (repairing) is possible.
  • Each Connector accepts any wire size from stranded wire AWG28 (0.08 mm2) to AWG20 (0.5 mm2). (External sheath diameter: 1.5 mm max.)

No special tools required for easy wiring.

no tools required to wire easy wire connectors

Rewiring (repairing) is possible.

rewire an easy wire connector

*e-CON specifications are currently being promoted for standardization by manufacturers of FA components and connectors.Connector specifications are disclosed only for the mating portions.

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Types of Industrial Components for Electrical Connectors

There are different industrial components for electrical connectors. Below, you can see our options and learn their differences.

Classification Model Appearance Contact pitch Type
Easy-wire Connectors for Industrial Components(e-CON) * XN2A XN2A image 2.0mm Plug
XN2B/XN2D XN2B/XN2D image 2.0mm Socket

Applications

Easy-Wire Connector Configuration Examples

There are a few configuration you could use for easy-wire connectors. Each one has a different application. The image below shows different wiring configuration you could use with your easy-wire connectors.

easy wire connector configurations

E-Con Applications

  • Connection of sensor and control unit for elevator
  • Sensor connection for semiconductor production equipment
  • Connection of sensor for factory automation and robotics applications