Modular female inserts are available for direct connection to PCB, discrete wire (IDC) termination, and socket-to-socket for two-way plugability. The VARIOSUB connector is compatible with standard RJ-45 plugs, allowing quick connection via patch cables. Panel mounting frames are available with female inserts with sockets on both sides. The plug connectors and Inserts are completely shielded to allow reliable data transmission where electro-magnetic interference is present. The connector housing with its sturdy locking system provides IP67 protection and safeguards the connection against mechanical stress, shocks and vibration. This locking method saves space and provides ease of accessibility.