TE Connectivity M8/M12 Connector System fills the needs for sensor connection in industrial machinery and factory automation. The M8/M12 standard is also ideal for applications outside of the traditional industries where a compact, reliable connection system with environmental protection is required. The M8/M12 connector system provides a future-proof interface that supports higher-bandwidth needs, meeting the requirements of up to 10GB/s. This TE Connectivity compact and reliable environmentally protected connection system includes signal and terminated cable assemblies of overmolded construction. The single-end terminated cable assemblies feature a choice of PVC or PUR cables in 2 to 10m lengths. The M12 range offers additional options, including screening and LED indication. TE's M8/M12 connector portfolio includes a full range of A, B, C, D, S, T and X-coded (up to 10 Gigabit/s) versions to serve various application needs. The connectors are also available in shielded and unshielded versions, to support Gigabyte Ethernet applications.