CIDS - Connector Identification System - Your Online Source for Mil-Spec Cylindrical Connectors
Access to Mil-Spec Data Sheets in an Instant
Identify Crimp Tools for Your Contacts
Identify the Mating Connector
Identify the Accessories for Your Connector
Your online source for engineering data on military and commercial multipin cylindrical connectors and their components.
To use CIDS you must be a registered user.
CIDS is available to our customers. It contains information, data, drawings, etc. on connectors, accessories, contacts and tools that Spacecraft sells and provides a
cross-reference to other vendors and part numbers. Also included is data on military specification parts that we do not sell.
This free version is not available to connector
manufacturers, dealers or distributors unless they are customers.
For new/potential/current users we offer a free version of this website.
OEM - Original Equipment Manufacturers
Government - Armed Forces, Government Agencies
Distributor - Companies who do not manufacture
parts and who may or may not stock parts for resale
Manufacturer - Companies that manufacture electrical connectors and/or associated components
Customer - Customer/Potential
Subscription - Free Version
Our Connector Identification & Selection Software
CIDS is online engineering. Now find data on cylindrical connectors online, ideal for anyone who specifies or purchases connectors. Only available here.
CIDS is fast. There
are literally millions of part combinations that are available for military and commericial multipin cylindrical connectors. It could take hours to find what you need. With CIDS, it
takes only minutes.
CIDS has two major features:Identification of either a commercial of military part numbers. Selection of a connector by user requirements
CIDS finds without
a part number. Find parts using a drill down method. Start categories include Power and/or Signal, High Current Mil-C-22992 Class L, Coaxial Contacts, and Military
CIDS finds Mil-Spec numbers. Below is a list of mil-specs indexed in CIDS:
(1) Not in Connector Selector
(2) Series I & II not in Connector Selector
(3) Series III not in Connector Selector
Types of Accessories in CIDS:
Backshells - Environmental & non-environmental with or without EMI/RFI shielding Cable clamps & strain
reliefs Contacts Contact crimp, insertion & removal tools Dust caps Flange gaskets Flange nut plates Grommet nuts Jam nuts
Potting boots & rings Sealing plugs Shrink boots & Adapters
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, service pack 1 or later Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or later
To provide our customers data/information on multipin cylindrical connectors, accessories, contacts and tools, as well as detailed drawings
In September 2001, development commenced. On August 1, 2002 we placed a beta test version of CIDS on our web site. We informed 26 of our customers about CIDS and
they began using it. At the same time, other connector users, by surfing the net, discovered our site and also began using it. On January 26, 2003 we had over 2800
On January 27, 2003, CIDS was released to the public and is no longer considered a beta test version.
There are two versions of CIDS; one is no
charge, and the other is a subscription service.
Register for FREE!
Register for CIDS and start accessing engineering data on connectors and connector components today.