- Micro miniature connectors
- Quick coupling - 11/4 turn to mate
- Self-locking coupling mechanism
- Visual mating indication
- Colour coding for key orientation
- Integrated backshell
- Receptacle with special oval flange for space saving
- Contact protection
Key features and benefits
8STA - The Motorsport Connector
8STA is a highly reliable micro miniature connector series with quick mating system dedicated to autosport applications like formula 1, rallye car, moto GP.
Motorsports is a market where more and more electronics are installed and where space and weight constraints become increasingly critical. The 8STA and 8TA Series are miniature circular connectors that are designed to be smaller and lighter with high reliability features to ensure the driver's safety. These two series, especially the 8STA, are the preferred motorsport connectors, and are used across the world of competitive motorsport – both on 2 wheels and 4 wheels for sensors and systems.
8STA and 8TA circular connectors are derived from international military specifications MIL-DTL-38999 and JN1003, and therefore are naturally designed to withstand high levels of shock and vibration in harsh environments.
SOURIAU Connection Technologies experts bring their ideas in a multitude of specific products which results in more than 100 derivate versions fulfilling each interconnect needs of the motorsport industry. Due to the constant innovative needs from the motorsport market, Esterline Connection Technologies - SOURIAU is dedicated to produce derived products on demand.
As the product reliability is not the only key point to our customers, Esterline Connection Technologies provides an efficient worldwide distributor network with high levels of finished connector stock, allowing them the fastest way to get their goods on time.
Examples of application field
8STA and 8TA Series are compact circular connectors and are used across the world of motorsport – both on 2 wheels and 4 wheels.