RF & Microwave Connectors

Communication Systems & Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Electronic Components & Devices

Right Angle RF Adapters suit space-limited applications.

March 30, 2015

Used in military and commercial markets, Microwave and Millimeter Wave Right Angle RF Adapters are available with 4 in-series and between-series connector options, including 1.85, 2.4, 2.92, and 3.5 mm. Upper operating frequency ranges from 34.5 GHz with 3.5 mm versions up to 50 GHz with 1.85 mm and 2.4 mm adapter versions. Exhibiting low VSWR from 1.25:1 to 1.5:1, depending on configuration, adapters allow 90° turns in tight-space applications. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wire-to-Board Connector connects multiple coax cables in one step.

March 24, 2015

Reducing vehicle roof antenna installation time, GT36 Series provides one-step connection of multiple coaxial cables to PCB. Internal solution specifically enables attachment of 4 coaxial lines to automotive antennas, including shark fin antennas, and features rugged positive lock structure that offers lock strength of 98 N. RoHS- and ELV-compliant product has rated voltage of 50 Vac, rated current of 1 A, contact resistance of 50 mΩ max, and insulation resistance of 100 MΩ min at 500 Vdc.
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Electronic Components & Devices

RF Termination (1 kW) serves basestation, radar applications.

November 17, 2014

With internally matched circuit architecture, T50R0-1000-6X thick film on Beryllium Oxide (BeO) termination offers 20 dB or better return loss from DC to 2.5 GHz (17 dB to 4.5 GHz). This RoHS-compliant RF termination features silver-plated copper flange and input tab and overall footprint of 2.25 x 1 in. Along with 1,000 W rating, features include stable 50 Ω resistor elements. Applications include mobile radio basestation, broadcast, and phased-array radar. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Automotive Antenna Connector offers single-step termination.

October 30, 2014

Available in 1–4 coaxial contact positions, GT21 Series includes through-hole (15 x 8.15 x 10 mm), SMT (15 x 8.75 x 10 mm), in-line (27 x 10.55 x 12.2 mm), and power/coaxial hybrid (15.6 x 12.5 x 10 mm) types. Coaxial termination system allows crimping of center and outer conductors in one step, and cable assembly is finished without touching center conductor. Along with VSWR of 1.5 max (DC to 2.5 GHz), connector has positive lock structure, rated current of 1 A, and rated voltage of 250 Vdc. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Low PIM Adapter mates QMA to N type interface.

October 24, 2014

Used in wireless infrastructure applications, RQA-5478 offers snap lock connection, quick connect/disconnect feature, and electrical performance up to 6 GHz. Manufactured with machined brass body plated in tri-metal (white-bronze) finish, adapter features QMA female to N male interface that allows connection of QMA male terminated cable assemble to equipment with N female connector. Adapter is rated for PIM performance of ≤-155 dBc using 2 tones at 20 W. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Packaging Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Electric Receptacle allows remote device control via Wi-Fi.

September 22, 2014

Compatible with any Wi-Fi® network, Wi-Fi Smart Plug (DSP-W110) enables devices to be turned on and off from anywhere using mydlink™ Home app for iOS® and Android™ running on smartphones or tablets. Users can also create power on/off schedules to automate various devices. One-button installation requires user to press WPS button on existing router and on Smart Plug and then download app to start setup; no additional hubs or devices are required. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Mated and Unmated IP67 RF Adapters operate up to 6 GHz.

September 8, 2014

With IP67 rating, RF Adapters are virtually impenetrable to contaminants such as dust, sand, and water. In-series adapters include 7/16 DIN, 4.1/9.5 mini-DIN, Type-N, and TNC, while between-series versions include 7/16 DIN to 4.1/9.5 mini-DIN, 7/16 DIN to Type-N, and 4.1/9.5 mini-DIN to Type-N. Compatible with all like-series connectors, cables, and passive/active components, adapters offer VSWR of 1.15:1 to 1:25:1, depending on connector type. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Mini-DIN Connectors yield low PIM of -160 dBc.

August 14, 2014

Suited for wireless and communication applications, SRX™ 4.1/9.5 mini-DIN connectors and adapters feature RF performance through 16 GHz and yield low PIM of -160 dBc with VSWR <1.10:1 up to 7 GHz. Construction, with brass bodies and Albaloy plating, withstands use in extreme environments. In addition to being available as within-series adapters (mini-DIN to mini-DIN), products are also offered as between-series adapters with Type N, SMA, and 7/16 DIN connectors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Lightweight Cable Assemblies exhibit minimal insertion loss.

July 18, 2014

GORE-FLIGHT™ Microwave Assemblies, 6 Series, deliver respective typical and installed insertion loss of 0.198 and 0.219 dB/ft at 18 GHz to ensure reliable performance for life of system. Products maintain consistent impedance of 50 Ω ±1 Ω, providing typical VSWR characteristics of 1.22:1 typ through max frequency of 18 GHz and eliminating insertion loss stack-up issues when assemblies are cascaded or routed through airframe bulkheads. Construction withstands installation challenges. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Pressurized Connectors conform to IP68 without internal O-rings.

June 23, 2014

Available in 2.92 mm, 3.5 mm, SMA, TNC, and Type N series connector types, pSeries has 3-piece design – body, center contact, and dielectric –that eliminates need for internal O-rings, gaskets, and silicone greases. Seal integrity exceeds 10-5 cm³/s when tested under 30 psi pressure of alcohol per STI 8.2.4-13. Coaxial connectors provide low-loss, high-stability performance through 30 GHz at ±65 psi and meet MIL-STD 202 Method 212, Condition D (+125°C fluorocarbon leak), test conditions.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Coaxial Cable Assemblies suit in-building DAS applications.

March 4, 2014

Intended for Distributed Antenna Systems, Coaxial Cable Assemblies efficiently transfer RF signal, minimize interference caused by intermodulation, fit into tight spaces, and are plenum-rated to meet building fire codes. Times Microwave SPP-250-LLPL™ consists of small diameter corrugated cable, while TFT-402-LF is extremely flexible with low minimum bend radius. Available in standard and custom lengths, cables offer 7-16 DIN male, 4.1-9.5 DIN male, N male, and SMA male terminations. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Medium and High Power RF Loads operate to 18 GHz.

February 25, 2014

Offered in 25, 50, and 100 W models, RF Loads are available with many connector configurations, including male and female versions of SMA, N, TNC, and 7/16 DIN. Models rated to 25 and 50 W operate to 18 GHz, with exception of 7/16 DIN version, which is rated to 8 GHz. All 100 W loads also operate to 8 GHz. Manufactured with black anodized aluminum cooling fins for convection cooling, coaxial terminations operate from -55 to +125°C and require no additional heat sink. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Waveguide Power Sensor provides E-band power measurements.

January 29, 2014

Designed with WR-12 flange connector, E8486A Waveguide Power Sensor makes precise power measurements in E-band spectrum of 60–90 GHz. Unit comes with 80 dB dynamic range option, allowing sensor to measure from -60 to +20 dBm instead of standard -30 to +20 dBm range. To facilitate calibration, sensor incorporates 50 MHz calibration port, eliminating uncertainties due to temperature changes and variance in making measurements with different meter and sensor combinations. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Coaxial Products (7/16 DIN) serve high-power applications.

December 31, 2013

Designed for use in high power wireless communication systems, such as cellular network antenna systems, 50 Ω 7/16 DIN coaxial products include connectors for 400 and 600 series low loss cable, within series and interseries adapters, caps, 400- and 600-series cable assemblies, as well as 1/4 wave coaxial lightning protectors. Construction withstands harsh environments, and custom versions of cable assemblies are available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Multi-Pin Connectors suit applications up to 600 Vac/Vdc.

November 25, 2013

Designed to safely connect and disconnect power, control, and instrumentation equipment, M-Line™ Multi-Pin Connectors include MEP Series for hazardous ATEX/IECEx locations and MN Series for heavy-duty but non-hazardous environments. Both provide plug-and-play operation as well as IP68 environmental protection. Connectors are available in standard and custom configurations, combining wide range of conductor numbers and sizes, contact materials, and termination options. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Hi-Rel Connectors come in horizontal and coax types.

August 15, 2013

In addition to 41 other configurations available as standard, off-the-shelf items, Datamate Mix-Tek mixed-technology series includes 2 mm pitch horizontal format and coax contact versions. Units feature power contacts rated up to 20 A, signal contacts rated up to 3 A, and 50 Ω coax contacts rated at 6 GHz. Moldings are polarized and carry UL94V-0 rating. Hexagonal slotted jackscrews are offered across range. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

N Male Connectors simplify installation on coax cables.

August 2, 2013

Simplifying installation of RF connectors onto high-performance coax cable, RFN-1006-49I with solderless captive pin and RFN-1006-4I with crimp pin eliminate need to trim braid during cable prep. Combination hex/knurl coupling nuts allow tightening by hand/wrench, while white bronze plating eliminates tarnishing, promotes electrical performance, and reduces PIM (Passive Intermodulation). VSWR of <1.10:1 up to 3 GHz and <1.20:1 up to 8 GHz is achieved through impedance matching design. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

BNC Male Connectors offer optimal performance up to 3 GHz.

May 23, 2013

With true 75 Ω performance, BNC Male Connectors are suited for network routing and switching, digital A/V cards, mobile broadcast, broadcast cameras, and studio integration applications. RF interconnects feature gold-plated contacts and Teflon insulators. Field installable on 1855A and 1694A size coaxial cables, connectors meet or exceed all industry mechanical, electrical, and environmental standards. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Combo D-subminiature Connectors feature non-magnetic design.

February 18, 2013

Comprised of copper alloy shells, tin-plated brass hardware components, and die cast zinc brackets, Combination D-Subminiature Connectors are designed for medical imaging equipment. Units come in 21 standard pin configurations and can include signal, high power, or coaxial contacts, which are available in 50 or 75 Ω versions. Offered with 4-40 UNC or M3 threaded inserts, RoHS-compliant connectors feature power rating from 10–40 A and temperature range of -40 to +105°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Interface System supports RF performance from DC to 40 GHz.

January 16, 2013

Intended for subminiature, RF coaxial cable-to-board and board-to-board applications, 50 Ω SMP Interface System features VSWR of 1.18 max at 40 GHz. Male PCB connectors are available in vertical surface mount, vertical surface mount through-hole, and edge mount configurations. Three levels of detent are available, each with different engage and disengage coupling forces. Cable ended SMP female connectors accommodate 0.047, 0.085, and 0.086 dia semi-rigid or conformable coaxial cable. Read More