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Post subject: Stacking RF boards - connector choice ?
Unread postPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2004 10:34 am

Hi Cafe visitors,

I would like to have an RF module plugged into a mainboard with some coax connectors F<= 2GHz. What do you think is the best choice (best=cheapest.....).

I am thinking along the lines of MCX or MMCX, or even the new MMBX.
I think MCX is still the cheapest.

Any ideas ?

Best regards,

Peter Andersen


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Unread postPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2004 12:26 pm

I concur with your decision. Those connectors have been fielded successfully in millions of products. Just be sure to choose a vendor that can supply the quality that your application requires. Not all connectors are created equal.


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Post subject: RF PCB Connectors..
Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 09, 2004 2:10 pm

I used some SMB style connectors from
telegartner a few years back. They were nice
and had a swivel that made registration a breeze.
In quantity, they weren't too bad on the price, about a buck.



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