EES Brochure Datasheet by GradConn

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EES Summ ‘ ‘ Are Nautilus Assemblies tested to EES the right choice for me? ” The Nautilus range oi connectors and assemblies already pmvidean excellent level olenvimnmental protection Ior RF applications. By completing a series oi extended Ille tests, you can be confident that the SMA Nautilus variants can also operate ellectively in aver prolonged periods with little/no impact lrom the environment on the performance. lfyourappllcationrequiresatleasioneofthelollowingleotures ihe NautilusSMAconnecchandcableassemblyapiionsaregoadoptians. Salt spray resistance Subjectto rapidly changing temperature environments . Prolonged exposure to water contact A “titrandrtorget' connection which requires little/no maintenance EES Test Detail I—II' on a Nautilus EES Cable How can I get my hands’“ I” assembly? I Currently, sum variants of the Nautilus range havegone lhmugh IheEES proaess,butlhere are plansto applytheenhanced environmenial simulation process acrossthe broader range. ‘2 meat: full range of Nautilus GHA ‘ :2 § “ in rmmionon Nautilus an M‘n also found an theGradConn Nautilgs Pag'g , Alimited selection is also available on war immediaiedispaich. GradCann Nautilus Extended Environmental Simulation www grudcann com
Test Type Test Standard Methodology Example Device Under
Test/Equipment Images
Parameters & Results from Cycle 5
(Full test reports available on requests)
Electrical
Performance
GradConn
Standard
Electrical
Performance
Specification
Implement 2-port full calibration of the device
under test (DUT) with a Vector Network
Analyser (VNA), firmly locking the SMA
connectors into both sides of the DUT.
Activate measurement function and select
response menu for all S-Parameters.
Salt Spray BS EN 60068-2-
11-1999
Device under test consisting of a mounted
connector on an enclosure is placed within a
salt spray chamber. Test conditions as follows:
1) Temperature of the chamber 35°C
2) Temperature of the saturation 47°C
3) Salt Solution: 5%NaCl (by weight)
4) Volume of salt solution collected
1~2ml/h*80cm2
5) Test duration: 100 hours
Thermal
Shock
BS EN 60068-2-
14-2009
Device under test consisting of a mounted
connector on an enclosure is placed within a
Thermal shock test chamber. Test conditions
as follows:
1) Low temperature -40°C, dwell time 30mins
2) High temperature 85°C dwell time 30mins
3) Transfer time ≤10 seconds between
temperatures
4) Number of cycles: 100
IPX7 IEC 60529:2013 Device under test consisting of a mounted
connector on an enclosure is placed within a
waterproof grade testing machine.
The sample is submerged 1000mm below the
surface of the water at its lowest point for 30
minutes
Parameters 1GHz 2GHz 3GHz
Requirements
Insertion Loss
(dB) 0.385 0.392 0.478 <0.8dB
Impedance
(0hm) 47.717 51.914 51.193 45-55
VSWR 1.039 1.045 1.085 <1.5
Return Loss (dB)
32.886 32.066 27.796 >15dB
Criterion Test Result (Visual Inspection)
No corrosion should be found
sample surface after test
No obvious corrosion was found on
the metal terminals of the sample
surface after test
Criterion Test Result (Visual Inspection)
No significant change should be
found on sample surface after test
No significant change was found on
the metal terminals of the sample
surface after test
Criterion Test Result (Visual Inspection)
No water intrusion
No water invaded the inside of the
sample