Amphenol SOCAPEX launches a new range of Rugged Display Solutions : MiniDisplay Port & HDMI connectors

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Amphenol SOCAPEX new Display Solutions are designed to transmit video data & information in harsh environment for equipments such as C5ISR, Ground Vehicles and Navy.

These new connectors are designed and built to last to ensure a reliable transmission between display screens, cameras, computers.   The new Rugged Display Solutions range covers protocols including: DisplayPort, HDMI.
Implementing these new connectors is really quick and easy. Any standard DisplayPort or HDMI plugs or cordsets can be converted into a military-grade solution for harsh environments with high level of sealing and durability.

More details regarding the technical features of each connector:

  • MDP FTV - Mini DisplayPort 1.4 rugged interconnect system

MDP FTV connectors can support 8K UHD (7680 × 4320) at 60 Hz or 4K UHD (3840 × 2160) at 120 Hz. They feature a Tri Start Thread coupling mechanism (MIL-DTL-38999 series III type) with anti-decoupling device and use display 1.4 protocol. The transmission bandwidth is 32.4 Gbit/s with 8.1 Gbit/s per lane.

  • HDMI FTV - HDMI 2.0 protocol rugged interconnect system

HDMI FTV connectors can  support 4K UHD (3840 × 2160) at 60 Hz. They are based on the norm MIL-DTL-38999 series III using HDMI 2.0 protocol. The transmission bandwidth goes up to 18 Gbit/s with 6 Gbit/s per lane.

« This is a great new product range to bring under the Amphenol SOCAPEX product offering in order to respond better to the needs of the military markets. The Rugged Display Solutions range enlarges our core offering and further defines our footprint in video transmission applications. » comments Kevin Zerr, Amphenol SOCAPEX C5ISR Product Manager.

In order to adapt to harsh environmental constraints, the connectors are available in different materials and surface treatments such as cadmium, zinc, black nickel, or nickel.

These new connectors are available now through our network of distributors (see the detailed list on our website


If you need any help to specify or select the right connector for your application, please contact our Technical Support team who will help you. Go to