Coaxial Cable & Connector Guide
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Amphenol RF and Amphenol Connex are world leaders in the design, manufacture and supply of RF coaxial connectors, and offer a broad range of connectors designed to terminate to many commercially available coaxial cable types. Connectors are available in straight and right angle configurations, male and female genders and with various mounting features.

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Flexible Coaxial Cable

Flexible cables, originally designed for military applications, are now also used in many commercial applications including data transmission, video processing and wireless connectivity. Flexible cables can be terminated to a wide range of connector choices including BNC, SMA, N-Type and TNC and are ideal for use for low and mid-frequency applications.

Features & Benefits:

  • Wide selection for a broad range of applications and
    performance requirements
  • Ideal for internal and external applications
  • 50 and 75 ohm options available

Applications:

  • GPS
  • CATV
  • LAN/WAN
Cable TypeImpedance
(Ohms)
Max. Attenuation
@ 400 MHz
(DB/100ft)
Min. Bend
Radius
(Inches)
OD
(Inches)
Max Temp
(Celsius)
Product Links
RG-6 76 5.6 1.65 0.332 +80 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
RG-8 52 4.2 2.00 0.405 +80 Connectors
RG-8X 50 7.7 2.50 0.242 +80 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
RG-11 53.5 11.7 1.00 0.200 +80 Connectors
RG-55 53.5 9.4 1.00 0.195 +80 Connectors
RG-58 53.5 9.4 1.00 0.195 +80 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
RG-59 75 6.9 1.20 0.242 +80 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
RG-59 20AWG 75 16.0 5.00 0.242 +80 Connectors
RG-59 Plenum 75 5.9 2.00 0.190 +80 Connectors
RG-62 93 8.0 2.25 0.242 +80 Connectors
RG-142 50 7.8 1.00 0.195 +200 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
RG-174 50 17.0 0.48 0.100 +80 Connectors
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RG-178 50 29.0 0.40 0.072 +150 Connectors
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RG-179 70 21.0 1.00 0.100 +150 Connectors
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RG-179DB 75 21.0 0.40 0.125 +150 Connectors
RG-188 93 20.0 0.50 0.105 +250 Connectors
RG-213 50 4.2 2.00 0.405 +80 Connectors
RG-214 50 4.7 2.00 0.425 +80 Connectors
RG-223 50 8.2 1.00 0.211 +80 Connectors
RG-316 50 16.2 1.00 0.102 +200 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
RG-316DB 50 16.2 1.00 0.102 +200 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
RG-400 50 9.0 1.00 0.195 +200 Connectors
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LOW LOSS CABLE

LMR® cables offer high performance and flexibility in 50 ohm configurations, ideal for broadband and wireless applications. These cables are commonly terminated with BNC, TNC, SMA and N-Type connectors.

Features & Benefits:

  • Efficient and reliable shielding provides low signal loss
  • Offers tight minimum bend radius
  • Ideal for use in outdoor applications. Direct burial options available.

Applications:

  • Wireless infrastructure
  • Antenna jumper cables
  • Industrial applications
Cable TypeImpedance
(Ohms)
Max. Attenuation
@ 400 MHz
(DB/100ft)
Min. Bend
Radius
(Inches)
OD
(Inches)
Max Temp
(Celsius)
Product Links
LMR-100A-PVC 50 14.9 0.25 0.100 +85 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
LMR-195 50 7.3 0.50 0.195 +85 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
LMR-200 50 6.6 0.50 0.200 +85 Connectors
LMR-240 50 5.0 0.75 0.240 +85 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
LMR-300 50 4.0 0.88 0.300 +85 Connectors
LMR-400 50 2.5 1.00 0.400 +85 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
LMR-500 50 2.0 1.25 0.500 +85 Connectors
LMR-600 50 1.6 1.50 0.600 +85 Connectors
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SEMI-RIGID AND CONFORMABLE CABLE

Semi-Rigid and conformable cables are widely used in precision applications requiring high shielding effectiveness. The below cables can be terminated to a wide range of connector choices including SMA, TNC, or MCX.

Features & Benefits:

  • Conformable cable can be hand-formed without
    specialized tooling
  • Ideal for Low PIM applications (when terminated
    to appropriate connectors)
  • Commonly used in high frequency internal applications

Applications:

  • Telemetry Applications
  • Amplifiers and Microwave products
  • Radar Equipment
Cable TypeImpedance
(Ohms)
Max. Attenuation
@ 400 MHz
(DB/100ft)
Min. Bend
Radius
(Inches)
OD
(Inches)
Max Temp
(Celsius)
Product Links
RG-401 / 0.250 SR 50 4.6 0.50 0.250 +200 Connectors
RG-402 / 0.141 SR 50 7.2 0.15 0.141 +200 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
RG-405 / 0.085 SR 50 13 0.10 0.085 +200 Connectors
Cable Assemblies
0.047 SR 50 24 0.05 0.047 +150 Connectors
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