Through photos and videos, EE World covers some of the active and passive components that RF and wireless engineers need to connect us all. The exhibit hall at the 2023 International Microwave Symposium featured connectors from Molex, Samtec, and SV Microwave, among others. See EE World’s IMS 2023 coverage of test equipment on Test & […]
Hirose has released a multi-RF board-to-board connector that provides a size reduction of up to 71% compared to conventional designs. With the industry’s smallest width of only 2.2 mm, the BM56 Series supports multiple RF and digital signals with one board-to-board connector. By combining digital and RF signals into a single connector, the BM56 Series […]
Fairview Microwave has introduced a new series of field-replaceable connectors designed for a variety of RF/microwave applications. Fairview’s new series of field-replaceable connectors allow for easy replacement of damaged connectors without needing to access sealed components. The connectors’ EMI gaskets protect the internal parts of devices from electromagnetic interference. These field-replaceable connectors offer frequency coverage up to […]
Amphenol RF expanded its line of extreme exposure RF interconnects with an additional SMA bulkhead jack. This connector is a waterproof, IP67-rated solution designed to terminate to flexible, low-loss LMR 400 cable. In addition to the standard features of this popular interface, this connector offers an extra layer of protection that guards against harsh external […]
RF connectors for mmWave are shrinking to accommodate higher performance and higher densities in 5G communication networks and devices. This FAQ begins by looking at today’s 4.3-10 coaxial connectors, which were developed to solve the performance issues inherent to the previous 7-16 connectors. It then examines how the technologies unveiled in the 4.3-10 are further […]
A family of 1.35 mm board and cable connectors and cable assemblies from Samtec move mmWave signals.
Return loss can affect insertion loss, the amount of energy that reaches a receiver.
Amphenol RF is pleased to introduce the 2.92 mm connector interface into its robust portfolio of RF interconnect options. This connector series is engineered to offer low VSWR and excellent return and insertion loss, along with high power handling capabilities. 2.92 mm connectors, sometimes referred to as K connectors, have the ability to mate with […]
Heilind Electronics, an authorized distributor for Amphenol SV Microwave, announces its new line of 5G connectors and cable assemblies. SV Microwave offers a variety of millimeter wave (mmWave) coaxial cable assemblies and connectors for 5G mobile communication development and production. Extreme frequency push-on and threaded RF connectors not only offer industry-leading signal fidelity in the […]
Amphenol RF is pleased to announce the expansion of the HD-BNC product series with two new cable connectors. These connectors are specifically designed to terminate to the Times Microwave LMR-195-UF cable type which is engineered to be an ultra-flexible low loss cable option. The new configurations include a straight plug and bulkhead mount jack version […]