RapidRun Multimedia 12-pin DIN (Blue) Coupler M/M | C2G 42057
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RapidRun Multimedia 12-pin DIN (Blue) Coupler M/M | C2G 42057

Part no. 1214

12 Pin DIN Male | 12 Pin DIN Female | Blue

Quantity Discount Pricing
1-2 3-4 5-6 7-9 10+
$13.35 $12.71 $12.07 $11.44 $10.80
Quantity Discount Pricing
1 - 2 3 - 4 5 - 6 7 - 9 10+
$13.35 $12.71 $12.07 $11.44 $10.80

The future is always difficult to predict and so often the same goes for your customers, so all we can do is estimate and hope for the best. For the times when your cable estimate or customers decisions did not leave you much room to work, we have RapidRun Runner DIN Couplers. The male to male DIN coupler is designed to connect two RapidRun Runners together to go the distance you require. Two versions are available; 12 pin for RapidRun HT (5-Coax) Runners and 15 pin for RapidRun UXGA Runners.


  • Use two Runners to get to the length you require
  • Male-to-Male design to connect two Runners
  • 12 pin configuration available for use with HT Runners
  • 15 pin configuration available for use with UXGA Runners
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Q: What kind of connector is that?

This is a proprietary circular DIN-style connector. This connector is used solely for RapidRun products.

Q: Can I join two Runners together for an extreme long length?

Couplers are available, however extreme lengths should be avoided. Short extension cables are also available. Please note that video source equipment and cable length will play a part in the quality of the video image on the display. Be aware of the limitations of your equipment and the effect of the additional cable on the picture quality of your display.

Q: How is the connector terminated?

The conductors of the cable are soldered securely to the DIN connector. This is standard practice for factory-assembled cables, and results in a high-performance, highly stable connection.

Q: Is this CL2 or CL3 rated?

The Runners use a CL2-rated jacket, which is suitable for installation into walls and ceilings of residential applications. An installer should always check with local building codes regarding cable jackets & installation practices.

Q: How large of a conduit can I put it in?

3/4” conduit, with a 90-degree sweep. Conduit can be field-bent, or come as a factory sweep.

Q: How long of a cable can I have?

Normal signal length recommendations apply. For standard definition analog A/V (composite, S-video, YPbPr) signals, lengths often exceed 200 feet. The longest runners that will be stocked are 150-footers. See the cable length “rules of thumb” in Appendix A

Q: Does it support Hi-Def?

Yes. The analog system supports VGA & YPbPr analog video, both of which support HD resolutions (up to and including 1080p). Length considerations should always be taken into account. The digital system supports all HD resolutions carried by HDMI, including 1080p.

Q: How thick does the wall need to be to hold the wall plate? Do I need a special J-Box?

The Break-Away wall plate takes up the same space as a standard electrical outlet/junction box. It fits into either plastic or metal single-gang box, or into a mud ring/Arlington bracket. A metal box is preferred.

Q: What kind of faceplate do the wall plates use?

Any standard decora style faceplate.

Q: I want a wall plate on one end, and a pigtail on the other end—will this work?

Yes that will work fine. The type of termination can vary—wall plate/wall plate, flying lead/flying lead, flying lead/wall plate.

Q: Can I run the RapidRun alongside AC power?

That is not a good idea no matter what kind of AV cabling is being installed. Best practices indicate that at least low-voltage communication cables should be separated from AC power lines by at least 6 inches of space. If they must intersect, do so at a right angle.

Q: How strong is the pulling eye?

Pulling force should not exceed 30 pounds. The pulling ring is designed to fail at this force, in order to protect the connector terminations. If stronger pulling force is needed, a pulling aid that attaches to the wire itself (such as a Kellum grip) should be used.

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