RF & Microwave Connectors

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Semi-Rigid SMA RF Connector meets MIL-STD requirements.

August 5, 2015

Suited for use in microwave as well as low-frequency applications, SMA Male connectors for 0.141 and 0.085 mm dia cables provide low VSWR with repeatable performance up to 26.5 GHz. Design meets all performance requirements for MIL-PRF-39012, and interface conforms to MIL-STD-348 FIG 310. While stainless steel body is available with passivated or gold finish, termination type is soldered body with soldered separate center contact. Connectors are intermateable with 3.5 and 2.92 mm designs. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Electronic Components & Devices

Low Profile Clips secure RFI/EMI shield cans.

August 5, 2015

Measuring 3.9 mm in length with profiles down to 0.8 mm, EZShield Can Clips are suitable for small and low profile shield cans with wall thicknesses from 0.15–1.0 mm. Devices resist shock and vibration while facilitating removal and replacement, making them suitable for adjustment, repair, and maintenance purposes. Designed to be automatically placed and surface mounted to PCB, clips eliminate post-assembly soldering and desoldering operations. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

BNC Feed-Thru Terminators feature 0.5% accuracy.

July 30, 2015

Used to match 50 Ω coaxial cable to 1 MΩ oscilloscope, 1 MΩ probe to 50 Ω input instrument, or anywhere impedance matching is required for measurement accuracy, CT2944-50 (50 Ω) features gold-plated BNC female coaxial connector, 2 GHz bandwidth, and ±0.25 Ω impedance tolerance. Other models include CT2944-75 (75 Ω) and CT2944-93 (93 Ω), which feature 1 GHz bandwidth, 1 W average power rating, and gold-plated BNC female connector. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Waveguide Detectors cover 26.5-110 GHz frequency range.

July 22, 2015

Utilizing GaAs Schottky Barrier Beam lead diodes, Waveguide Detectors exhibit optimum performance in Ka, Q, U, V, E, and W frequency bands. Units are zero biased, so no external DC bias or mechanical tuning is required. Input ports use waveguide sizes from WR-28 to WR-10, while video output ports utilize SMA female connectors. Featuring rugged steel construction, thermally stable devices operate from 0–50°C with voltage sensitivity levels ranging from -600 mV/mW to -3,000 mV/mW. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Connectors feature micro-miniature design.

May 28, 2015

Providing 2 x 2 mm footprint and 1.4 mm profile off board when mated, Amphenol Micro Miniature Coaxial Connectors are suited for space-constrained RF applications with 50 Ω impedance requirements. Units feature high-frequency broadband performance up to 6 GHz and snap on/off mating. Designed to be surface mounted, AMMC connectors allow for high PCB densities, and are optimized for Wireless, WLAN, Bluetooth, and GPS applications. Read More

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

DAS Interface Trays promote wireless/broadband device performance.

May 21, 2015

Offering PIM ratings as low as -160 dBc, configurable Distributed Antenna System (DAS) interface trays improve signal strength and alleviate issues caused when large numbers of people try to send/receive messages, calls, and data in densely populated area. Interface trays, compliant with multiple carrier and neutral host requirements supporting frequency bands from 380 MHZ to 6 GHz, provide single connection point when using single or multiple base stations. Read More

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

Solderless Coaxial Connector supports up to 50 GHz.

April 28, 2015

Featuring stub-less design with screw-mounting to PCB, H2.4 Series meets MIL-STD348B standard, and supports up to 50 GHz with transmission speed of 25 Gbps. Compression-mounted 2.4 mm connector, rated for 500 mating cycles, has contact resistance of 4 mΩ max in center and 2 mΩ max in outer section. Plug is manufactured with 0.085 in. semi-flexible cable and terminated plugs on each end, while receptacle features gold-plated ground ring for stabilizing grounding on PCB. Read More

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