V-Novus Hybrid Compact/Slim Plugs and Connectors

Volex is a leading manufacturer and supplier of power cords such as the V-Novus hybrid compact/slim plugs and connectors. Volex V-Novus hybrid compact/slim plugs and connector products are sold to manufacturers for a broad range of electrical and electronic devices, equipment, appliances, and many other applications.

Whether the end-use requires frequent plugging and unplugging, or plug and forget, Volex will have the right product solution to meet design requirements.

Volex offers the following V-Novus hybrid compact/slim plugs and connector products portfolio below:

  • V-Novus Hybrid 2 Pin Plugs
  • V-Novus Hybrid 3 pin Plugs
  • V-Novus Hybrid IEC Connectors
  • V-Novus Hybrid IEC Plug connectors

They can also be called: low profile plugs, low profile connectors, low profile plug connectors, compact plugs, compact connectors, compact plug connectors, V-Novus plugs, V-Novus connectors, V-Novus plug connectors, next generation plugs, next generation plug connectors, and next generation connectors.

V-Novus Hybrid Compact/Slim Plugs and Connectors Technical Information

V-Novus hybrids from Volex are the next generation of electrical plugs, plug connectors and connectors. They meet and surpass all established safety standards and required reliability tests despite being more compact and slimmer in design. They follow the same plug and connector configurations but with more aesthetically pleasing characteristics without sacrificing safety and performance.


V-Novus hybrid compact/slim plugs and connectors are offered with many different options and customisations. For each product line, customisation options include:

  • Plug overmould profile and finishes to promote brand identity, improve ease-in-use, or aesthetics
  • Suitable selection of components or raw materials to make products more environmentally friendly

Applications / Markets for V-Novus Hybrid Compact/Slim Plugs and Connectors

V-Novus hybrid compact/slim plugs and connectors from Volex are used in a wide variety of applications and markets. Examples include:

Business and IT Peripherals

  • Desktops
  • Laptops and Notebooks
  • Monitors
  • Point of Sale Systems
  • Printers
  • Tablets
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)

Consumer Electronics

  • Game Consoles
  • Projectors
  • Sound Systems
  • Televisions

DIY and other Equipment and Appliances

  • Extension Cords
  • Power Tools
  • Pressure Washers
  • Replacement Power Cords
  • Sewing Machines
  • Water and Air Pumps

Domestic Appliances

  • Air Conditioners
  • Dryers
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Refrigerators and Freezers
  • Steam Irons
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • Washing Machines


  • Clinical Diagnostics
  • Imaging
  • Medical Therapy Systems
  • Patient Care Systems
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Surgical Systems

Personal Care

  • Hair Curlers and Dryers
  • Massagers

What are V-Novus Hybrid Compact/Slim Plugs and Connectors?

V-Novus hybrids are next generation electrical plugs and connectors. These products are the compact/slim versions of Volex standard plugs, connectors and plug connectors that compliment the modern looking design of many products.

Design of the V-Novus hybrids was achieved through the following:

  • Right bridge selection that is geared for automation – off-the-shelf and satisfies safety standards and strategic customers’ reliability test requirements
  • Product consolidation through design that widened end application coverage and combined countries and regions with common plug types
  • Designed to cost by selecting from shortlisted cost effective components and practical selection of product and cable safety approvals

Features of V-Novus Hybrid Compact/Slim Plugs and Connectors

Volex V-Novus hybrid compact/slim plugs and connectors offer different features to suit customer needs.

  • Various conductor sizes and types to meet required ampere rating and application
  • Cable free-end options: blunt cut, sheath and stripped, sheath and retain, sheath, stripped and twist or tinned, etc.
  • Connector options: V-Novus hybrid connectors, fast-on terminals, IEC standard or V-Lock connectors
  • Custom logo on plugs and connectors in desired colours
  • Packaging: labels, binding or hanking, individual or master packaging

Profile is adoptable to most product environmental compliance requirements: RoHS or RoHS 2, phthalate-free, halogen-free, etc.

Why Choose Volex for V-Novus Hybrid Compact/Slim Plugs and Connectors?

Volex customers of V-Novus hybrid compact/slim plugs and connectors benefit from this modern looking design without the need to invest in their own tooling for most of the major destinations. With Volex’s strong technical expertise, and global manufacturing and delivery, customers are ensured of timely product launches and steady supply. The Volex global factory footprint, which includes tariff-free manufacturing sites, an efficient global supply chain, and logistics support, enables reduced product lead time and efficient cost management. Volex engineering teams can customise V-Novus hybrid compact/slim plugs and connector solutions to a customer’s specific requirements and provide quick-turn custom design samples supported by skilled local sales and field applications engineering (FAE) teams. Dynamic design and development capabilities support Volex’s diverse product portfolios. Rigid reliability tests, and 100% electrical tests, ensure total product performance. Volex always strives to fulfil customer expectations in the best way possible.

Reasons to select V-Novus hybrid compact/slim plugs and connectors include:

  • V-Novus hybrids combine versatility and fresh design
  • Product standardisation is promoted with maximised consolidation of safety approvals whenever possible
  • Strong design capability allows Volex to meet the highest cosmetic standards and pass the most stringent test requirements on various products
  • Volex applies its best product features and manufacturing processes to achieve desired product performance and reliability
  • In-house capability to extrude cables offers better control of quality, faster product launches, and shorter delivery lead-times
  • With the least material usage, V-Novus hybrid plugs and connectors leave less carbon footprint than most products available in the market

Contact Volex for V-Novus Hybrid Compact/Slim Plugs and Connectors

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