HPS40 4+2


The HIRSCHMANN AUTOMOTIVE PowerStar 40 4+2 connection system is shielded and sealed. It is designed for all high-voltage on-board chargers available on the market that are used in electric vehicles. Needless to say, the high-voltage connectors comply with the global standards of the automotive industry.


The products not only impress with their optimized design and low weight. Their operating flexibility is also hard to beat. As the smallest connection system available in this segment, it guarantees optimum performance and top processing.

Tobias Natter is your Contact for Individual Questions

Global Product Manager High Voltage & High Frequency


  • compliant with automotive test specification LV 214 & USCAR*
  • watertight according to IP6K9K
  • high current load at high ambient temperatures
  • 360° shielded connection
  • compact design
  • low shielded transition resistance
  • simple installation





a wide variety of device connections can be implemented on request

*Please contact Product Manager

PARAMETERS HPS40 (4+2 way)
Current Class current class 1 and 2 connector
Applications 3-phase charging
Number of Pins 4 (high voltage) + 2 (HVIL optional)
Operating Condition U = 1,000 VDC
Voltage Class

Class B according to ISO 6469-3:2011

60 VDC < U ≤ 1,000 VDC

25 VAC < Ueff ≤ 707 VAC (15-150 Hz)

Ambient Condition –40° C to +140° C
Maximum Current Load

53A at 80° C (4 x 6.00 mm2), see deratings product specification

IP-Degree of Protection IPXXD (unmated); IPXXB (mated)


EMC Performance (6.00 mm2)

until 2 MHz < 2.5 mΩ/m

until 30 MHz < 5 mΩ/m

> 65 dB (30 MHz to 300 MHz)

Shielded Area 360° circumferential
Shield Contact Resistance < 2,0 mΩ (total from sheathed cable until aggregate housing)
Vibration Strength 2 according to LV214/215 - PG17 (first fixation point at < 200 mm, second fixation point at < 250 mm)
Mating/Unmating Force

< 75 N

Secondary Lock System

activating force < 40 N, no accidental oppening possible

Koshiri Safety yes

incorrect insertion force < 225 N

CPA System operating force < 30 N
HVIL System min. 1.0 mm (nominal 2.0 mm), leading


Contact System HCT4 (4.0 mm round terminal), Ag, crimped
Material/Sruface Cu-Leg., CuNiSi, Ag
Connection crimped
Mating Cycles max. 50 cycles


Cable Cross Section

4.0 mm2; 6.0 mm2 as MCC solutions with different pole numbers

Contact Carrier Codings A, B, Z


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