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 Post subject: APC-7 connector
Posted: Thu Sep 04, 2008 6:02 am 

Joined: Mon Jun 19, 2006 10:27 am
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does a APC-7 connector exist, which I can solder on a PCB ? If so, where can I buy it ?

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Posted: Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:07 am 
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I purchased some APC-7 to N type adapters from a US supplier about 3 months ago. I will look up the email and get back to you with url data.
They advertize on eBay, so a search for APC-7 might turn them up.

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Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 11:44 am 
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Check this source out.
I have purchased APC-7 to N transitions from them.
Delivery was quick and prices not too salty.

 Post subject: Re: APC-7 connector
Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:09 pm 

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many people make apc7 adapters; for one, see sm electronics

apc7 to pcb is harder to find; maybe amphenol?

i'm curious, i've never seen a 7mm soldered to a pcb; why?

 Post subject: Re: APC-7 connector
Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:24 am 

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I guess because the purists who came up with the design for this high-precision coax connector would curl their toes at the idea of using them for anything worse than a -20dB reflection loss application like a transit to microstrip.
That suddenly makes me wonder: what is the best S11 that I might achieve for a coax to microstrip transition? Anyone?

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 Post subject: Re: APC-7 connector
Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:07 am 

Joined: Fri Jun 19, 2009 12:25 am
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Cmpter Electronics can provide APC7 adapter, the link is
and ... 7_to_3.5mm

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