C Series with mXLR Front Connection: I/O Cable & Accessory Guide


Use this guide to match your C Series Modules with mXLR front connection with a compatible cable and accessory to meet the needs of your application, whether you are creating a new configuration, replacing or expanding your current configuration, or verifying that existing parts can be used in a different configuration.

This page is part of the C Series I/O Cable and Accessory Compatibility Guide.


Using this C Series I/O Cable and Accessory Guide

This guide is intended to cover connectors and cables for use with C Series Modules. It does not explicitly cover other NI product families such as DAQ Multifunction I/O, Digital Waveform Instruments (formerly HSDIO), or R Series. It also does not cover legacy or End of Life (EOL) parts or products. Additionally, these products are supported in cRIO and/or cDAQ chassis, but this guide does not cover chassis accessories.

Note: Using the page search functionality in your browser to locate your model may speed up this process. This is typically CTRL+F on Windows or ⌘+F on MacOS.


Finding Your C Series Module

This page is arranged by first having you identify the connector type on your C Series Module, locating the information for your specific model, and then choosing the accessory or cable combination that best fits your needs.

How to identify the model number of your C Series Module:

The model number of the C Series Module is printed on the faceplate of the module and also in the Getting Started that ships with the module.


Cable and Accessory Compatibility Tables 

Figure 1: C Series with mXLR Front Connection

Note: N/A= Not Applicable

Cable & Accessories for C Series Module with mXLR connection
ModulesNumber of mXLRTerminal BlockDin Rail Mount Terminal Block Cable

MXLRF-MXLRF, 0.46m  P/N: 140151-0R46

MXLRF-MXLRF, 0.91m  P/N: 140151-0R91

MXLRF-MXLRF, 2.4m     P/N: 140151-2R4

MXLRF-XLRF , 0.46m     P/N: 140152-0R46

MXLRF-XLRM, 0.46m     P/N: 140153-0R46

BNCM-MXLRF, 0.46m   P/N: 140150-0R46

BNCM-MXLRF, 0.91m  P/N: 140150-0R91


Ordering Information

To purchase, order by part number by noting the part number above and adding it to your cart, or you can click a linked part number in the preceding table and add to cart directly from the link in the top right corner of the first search result. You can also contact NI Sales for assistance.

Glossary of Terms Used

  • EMI Suppression Ferrite - Passive electrical component clamped around a cable to reduce Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) on the line. Click here for an example.
  • DIN Rail Mount Terminal Block - A type of connector block that allows you to mount the block to a DIN rail. Click here for an example.
  • Front Mount Terminal Block – A type of connector block that connects to the front of the module. Click here for an example.


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