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 […]
SMA interconnects ensure reliability in extreme exposure environments
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 […]
How are RF connectors shrinking for mmWave systems?
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 […]
RF connectors cover DC to 90 GHz
A family of 1.35 mm board and cable connectors and cable assemblies from Samtec move mmWave signals.
Why connector return loss causes signal problems
Return loss can affect insertion loss, the amount of energy that reaches a receiver.
2.92 mm connectors enable highly precise measurements up to 40 GHZ
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 […]
SV microwave 5G RF interconnect solutions available at Heilind Electronics
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 […]
HD-BNC connectivity options for ultra-flexible low loss cable
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 […]
Six key considerations when selecting and integrating GHz connectors into 5G applications
Connectors are essential components in radio frequency (RF) systems, especially in high-frequency applications like Gigahertz (GHz) 5G devices. Designers have a broad range of connectors to choose from, but there are a few key parameters to consider when narrowing down the choices. Six keys to selecting and integrating GHz connectors include physical size, frequency range […]
Increased connectivity options with waterproof IP67 RP-TNC connectors
Amphenol RF is pleased to announce the expansion of the popular miniature-sized TNC interface with an additional reverse polarity (RP) configuration. This straight cable mount RP-TNC plug is designed for the popular LMR-240 low loss cable and is engineered to meet all IP67 specifications in the mated and unmated conditions. RP-TNC connectors are ideal for […]