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Connector Pinout Technical Reference

Presented below are the most standard wiring arrangements used for a variety of popular connectors in the theatre industry.

Disclaimer: There is always a risk that equipment may be wired using a different format than the below and so use of this information is at your own risk.


Socapex

FEMALE
(viewed from wiring side)

Socapex Pinout
Socapex Pinout
Pin 1 Live 1
Pin 2 Neutral 1
Pin 3 Live 2
Pin 4 Neutral 2
Pin 5 Live 3
Pin 6 Neutral 3
Pin 7 Live 4
Pin 8 Neutral 4
Pin 9 Live 5
Pin 10 Neutral 5
Pin 11 Live 6
Pin 12 Neutral 6
Pin 13 Earth 1
Pin 14 Earth 2
Pin 15 Earth 3
Pin 16 Earth 4
Pin 17 Earth 5
Pin 18 Earth 6
Pin 19 Not Used



Lectriflex

FEMALE
(viewed from wiring side)

Lectriflex Pinout
Lectriflex Pinout
Pin 1 Live 1
Pin 2 Live 2
Pin 3 Live 3
Pin 4 Live 4
Pin 5 Live 5
Pin 6 Live 6
Pin 7 Earth
Pin 8 Earth
Pin 9 Neutral 1
Pin 10 Neutral 2
Pin 11 Neutral 3
Pin 12 Neutral 4
Pin 13 Neutral 5
Pin 14 Neutral 6
Pin 15 Earth
Pin 16 Earth



Bleecon

Bleecon Pinout
Bleecon Pinout
Pin 1 Channel 1
Pin 2 Channel 2
Pin 3 Channel 3
Pin 4 Channel 4
Pin 5 Channel 5
Pin 6 Channel 6
Pin 7 -10V DC
Pin 8 Ground



XLR-3

FEMALE
(viewed from wiring side)

XLR-3 Pinout
XLR3 Pinouts
 
D54
Pin 1 Ground
Pin 2 Not Used
Pin 3 Analogue Multiplex
 
Audio
Pin 1 Ground
Pin 2 Signal +
Pin 3 Signal -
 
Canford Audio Talkback
Pin 1 Ground
Pin 2 +24V DC
Pin 3 Audio
 
DMX512 (non-standard, most common configuration)
Pin 1 Ground
Pin 2 Data -
Pin 3 Data +



XLR-4

FEMALE
(viewed from wiring side)

XLR-4 Pinout
XLR4 Pinouts
 
Scrollers
Pin 1 Ground
Pin 2 Data -
Pin 3 Data +
Pin 4 24V DC
 
Comms Headsets
Pin 1 Microphone Ground
Pin 2 Microphone Signal
Pin 3 Headphone Ground
Pin 4 Headphone Signal
 
AMX192
Pin 1 Ground
Pin 2 Clock +
Pin 3 Analogue Multiplex
Pin 4 Clock -



XLR-5

FEMALE
(viewed from wiring side)

XLR-5 Pinout
XLR5 Pinouts
 
DMX512
Pin 1 Ground
Pin 2 Data -
Pin 3 Data +
Pin 4 Spare Data -
Pin 5 Spare Data +
 
Strand Colour Call
Pin 1 Ground
Pin 2 Data -
Pin 3 Data +
Pin 4 0V DC
Pin 5 24V DC