The Deutsch AEC Series connectors are environmentally sealed, heavy duty electrical connectors that accept size 16 contacts. The AEC Series connectors are constructed of rugged thermoplastic and offer receptacles with either in-line or PCB mounting options.

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AEC Part Numbers

Here are some of the common part numbers in the AEC series. Several additional connectors may be available.


Position Keying Plug Receptacle



A AEC16-40SA AEC14-40PA
B AEC16-40SB AEC14-40PB
C AEC16-40SC AEC14-40PC
D AEC16-40SD AEC14-40PD



TE Connectivity’s industrial and commercial transportation connectors are available in a variety of materials, shapes, wire gauge options, cavity counts and mounting options to suit a wide range of applications. TE’s reference guide to TE Connectivity’s industrial & commercial transportation connectors and accessories.

Deutsch AEC Connectors

Key benefits

  • Accepts contacts size 16 (13 amps)

  • 14-20 AWG

  • 40 cavity arrangement

  • In-line or PCB mount

  • Square, thermoplastic housing

  • Jackscrew for mating