38999 Series

TV - Integrated Backshell

2 in 1 solution
38999 Series

TV - Integrated Backshell

2 in 1 solution

Key features

  • Derived from MIL-DTL-38999 series III
  • All-in-one product: time saving during order and installation
  • Lentgh & weight savings: Average -50% savings (both weight & length) vs standard plug with TV35 backshell.
  • Available for both plugs & receptacles
  • Several materials et platings available, with RoHS & REACH compliant versions


  • Battlefield Communication C5ISR
  • Ground Vehicles
  • Military Avionics
  • Commercial Air 
  • Navy
Technical information

Product benefits :

  • Matches with MIL-DTL-38999 series III performances
  • Easy part numbering: Add F472, F472K (stainless steel) or F472A (shorter) at the end of your standard part number
  • Mates with standard TV / 38999 series III plugs & receptacles
  • Allow band-it shielding and compatible with heatshrink boots

Materials & Platings :

  • Aluminum : Olive drab Cadmium, Black Zinc Nickel , Nickel, , Tin Zinc plated
  • Marine Bronze (unplated) 
  • Stainless Steel : Passivated , Nickel plated

Contacts types & terminations :

  • More than 80 contacts arrangements
  • Contacts size 23 HD to 4
  • Signal, Power, High-speed versions (Coax, Twinax, Quadrax, Octomax...), and optical termini
  • Crimp

Environmental Characteristics :

  • 500 mating cycles
  • -65degC to +175degC or 200degC depending on material & plating
  • From 48 to 500 hours for aluminum & stainless steel versions & 1000hours for marine bronze
  • IPX7 when mated and fully cabled

Electrical characteristics :

  • Shell to shell conductivity from 1 to 10 mO depending on materials & platings
  • Shell to shell bottoming, grounding fingers on the plug shell
  • Insulation resistance @Ambient : 5.103 mO
  • Contact rating from 3 to 100 Amps
2 documents

Catalog MIL-DTL-38999 & Derivates

Last update : 05/03/2024

38999 Integrated Backshells Datasheet

Last update : 24/07/2023
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TV - Integrated Backshell description

The TV / 38999 connector with integrated backshell from Amphenol Socapex is a highly versatile solution that is suitable for MIL-DTL-38999 Series III and Series I connectors. It is available on plugs and receptacles, providing a complete, all-in-one product that saves time during order and installation. The integrated backshell of this connector includes a braid clamping mechanism (metal Band-it) that provides enhanced electromagnetic interference (EMI) protection and improved strain relief for cables. This design not only reduces installation time but also helps to ensure long-lasting, reliable performance. The TV / 38999 connector with integrated backshell is well-suited for use in ground vehicles, commercial and military avionics, and other demanding applications where space is limited, and ruggedness is required. It offers exceptional performance in even the harshest environments, including extreme temperature ranges, high shock and vibration, and exposure to moisture and chemicals. Overall, the TV / 38999 connector with integrated backshell from Amphenol Socapex is an excellent choice for applications that require dependable connectivity, EMI protection, and ruggedness. With its superior performance, reliability, and ease of installation, this connector offers significant benefits to those in the military, aerospace, and industrial sectors.