NexSens UW Field Wireable Plug
- Allows for weather-tight connection from a flying lead sensor cable to a NexSens UW-8 connector
- Capable of being connected in the field without any special tooling
- Vented version allows UW-8 connection of vented sensor cables
|UW-FWP||UW plug terminal for flying lead sensor interface|
|Usually ships in 3-5 days|
|UW-FWP-V||UW plug terminal for vented flying lead sensor interface|
|Usually ships in 3-5 days|
The NexSens UW-FWP provides a quick connection from a flying lead sensor cable to a NexSens UW-8 port. Easy to connect and modify, the field wireable plug is the best way for users to add connectivity to existing equipment without the need for factory performed connectorization. Simply open the adapter and screw the cable's wires to the correct terminals and slide the hood down over the connection for a weather-tight seal.
The UW-FWP-V version offers the same connectivity options as the standard version, but adds an IP69K vent out the side. This vent allows sensors with vented cables to equalize to the ambient pressure while maintaining a weather-tight seal.
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