Switchcraft E3MB
Q-G Male Receptacle in Black


The Switchcraft E3MB is an E Series Q-G ® Receptacle.  Quick insert release is accomplished by turning screw lock from front of insert.  Insert can then be removed from the rear.  For PC board applications, insert can be removed/assembled to the housing while soldered to the PC board.

NOTE: Product shown in image is for illustrative purposes only. Actual product may vary in appearance.

E Series receptacles can be specified as complete assemblies, or as separate inserts and housings. Stocking separate inserts and housings offer considerable cost and time savings by minimizing inventory and maximizing configuration possibilities.

Switchcraft E3MB Features:

  • Replaces Neutrik D Series
  • 3-pin contact; male and female types
  • Both male and female fit in same panel cutout
  • Choice of 4 terminations; solder cups, conical springs, straight or right-angle PC terminals
  • Inserts and housings can be specified separately
  • Quick release inserts for ease of removal
  • Locking receptacles
  • Protected ground clip minimizes scooping damage
  • Insert lock detent resists disassembly from shock or vibration during normal handling and transportation
  • Silver and gold-plated contacts available
  • Rugged metal shells; black or satin nickel finishes
  • Through-the-shell ground connection and all-metal shells for greater shielding effectiveness
  • Compatible with Switchcraft Q-G ®, QGP and other connectors with similar configurations

Switchcraft E3MB Specifications:

  • Contact Resistance: 50 milliohms maximum, per pole
  • Current Rating: 15A
  • Insulation Resistance: 2 X 10^6 M(omega)
  • Dielectric Resistance: 1,000 V rms
  • Capacitance: 10 pF
  • Insertion/Withdrawal Forces: 7 pounds maximum/5 pounds nominal insertion; 7 pounds maximum/5 pounds nominal withdrawal.
  • Life: 10,000 operations (minimum)
  • Thermal Range: -55° C to +85° C
  • Humidity: Meets MIL-STD-202F, method 106E
  • Thermal Shock: Meets MIL-STD-202F, method 107D
  • Salt Spray: Meets MIL-STD-202F, method 101D
  • Shells: Die-cast; satin-nickel or Black Velvet
  • Inserts: Glass-filled thermoplastic
  • Socket Contacts: Copper alloy, silver- or gold-plated
  • Pin Contacts: Copper alloy, silver- or gold-plated
  • Latch Release: Steel, nickel-plated
  • Insert Locking Cam: Die-cast zinc
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