Harsh-environment connectivity solutions for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

July 29, 2021 · 1 min read

The drone market is evolving rapidly and becoming more and more demanding in terms of high-performance and rugged connectors and cable assemblies able to resist the harsh-environment conditions UAVs operate in.


Smaller, lighter and secure: these are the keywords in robotics and unmanned applications such as UAVs, relying on connectivity solutions that combine miniaturization with ruggedness for high performance to carry out tasks more safely and efficiently than people in the toughest environments.

Fischer Connectors perfectly meets these applications’ specific requirements:


  • Miniaturization and high density
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Power supply and fast data transmission
  • Rugged designs and mechanical endurance up to 10,000 mating cycles
  • Resistance to vibration, shock, extreme temperatures, salt mist, chemicals and weathering
  • Dust & water sealing up to IP68/IP69
  • 360° shielding


Ideal for unmanned aerial vehicles, the Fischer UltiMate™ Series and Fischer MiniMax™ Series offer a wide range of ultra-rugged, compact, lightweight and high-density products:


  • Fischer UltiMate™ Series: High resistance to shock and vibration and suitable for high-end cable assemblies | 2-42 signal & power contacts | Salt-mist resistance 1000 hours | IP68/IP69 2m/24h even unmated
  • Fischer MiniMax™ Series: Multiple combination of protocols possible: up to USB 3.2 Gen 1, Ethernet 10 Gbit/s, HDMI 1.4 and Single Pair Ethernet 10 Gbit/s | Ultra-
  • miniature: up to 24 signal & power contacts in just Ø12 mm | IP68 2m/24h and <10-6 mbar/sec gas sealing, salt-mist resistance 1000 hours | Three locking systems: push-pull, screw, quick-release
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