Series 768/718 12-pin M8 male panel-mount connectors with dip-soldered contacts are designed for signal and data transmission applications, including Industry 4.0 automation, sensor arrangements and industrial cameras, as well as measurement and control technology. The male and female panel-mount connectors are easy to install and can be screw-mounted at the front. They are available in different designs with or without a shielding plate. The housing is made of polyurethane (PUR) and has gold-plated crimp contacts that can be dip soldered. A nickel-plated, zinc die-cast threaded ring ensures a sturdy connection of the connectors designed for more than 100 mating cycles. The connectors’ screw locking system complies with DIN EN 61076-2-104.