Mini-BNC Connectors From Amphenol RF
Amphenol RF introduces the new generation of quality BNC Connectors for higher connector densities while preserving the positive characteristics of the Amphenol full-size BNC’s for 75O systems. This allows 40% more interconnects in the same area.
The Mini-BNC series provides the same positive locking bayonet system found on the BNC. These connectors were designed to be field installed or repaired. Also, the Mini-BNC is designed to be a drop-in replacement used in Telco DS3/DS4 applications and is compatible with the present field installer tooling and strip dimensions.
DS3 and DS4 lines in Telco Central Offices are 75O and the Mini-BNC is as well. Further, this characteristic is tightly designed and manufactured to stay at this impedance over the frequencies of interest and beyond. This allows RF “head room” and presents a matched impedance condition to the electromagnetic field that is so important to return loss performance.
Because the mated condition is so important to flawless signal processing over long periods of time, the bayonet coupling can be quickly inspected to determine if the plug is fully engaged to the jack. This is unique to the BNC and Mini-BNC product since threaded parts do not have a positive stop representing full engagement.