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RP SMA and SMA

SMA and Reverse SMA

RP SMA und SMAThe difference between a classic connector and its reverse version can often lead to confusion. Therefore, in this article we will go into the origins and differences of these connector types using the example of an SMA connector.

The difference between a classic connector and its reverse version can often lead to confusion. Therefore, in this article we will go into the origins and differences of these connector types using the example of an SMA connector.

An SMA connector (SMA = Sub-Miniature Version A) is primarily used for applications in frequency ranges from 1GHz …

IP protection types for coaxial connectors

What are IP protection types?

The abbreviation IP stands for International Protection or also Ingress Protection (protection from intrusion). In our case, the protection class for coaxial connectors provides information about their suitability for certain environmental conditions. This classification clearly clarifies whether a connector is suitable for outdoor use, for example, or whether it could be damaged by penetrating moisture. Incidentally, similar requirements for cables are explained in the article “Jacket materials for coaxial cables”. The individual protection classes are defined within Germany according to DIN and internationally according to ISO.

How is the IP code composed?

The …

Alternatives for coaxial connectores

Unfortunately, due to the current situation on the world market, delivery bottlenecks occur time and again. Coaxial connectors are not exempt from this, but often this is only due to the smallest components, which can delay delivery by months under certain circumstances. Therefore, it is generally advantageous to be able to switch to connectors from alternative manufacturers.

 

Shortening delivery times

We at koax24.de have made it our business to offer our customers the greatest possible variety of different manufacturers in order to keep delivery times as short as possible. That’s why, in addition to well-known brand manufacturers such …