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An article about all the different types of Coax Connectors

Over on Hackaday author Jenny List has written a useful article that shows and discusses many of the various types of coax cable connectors that exist in the radio world. Over the years many different types of coaxial cable connectors have appeared and it is often difficult to know which of them is the best for your application.

Jenny first explains a bit about the impedance theory behind the design of coax connectors, before going on to introduce several coax connectors starting from the Belling-Lee connector which first came about back in the 1920’s and ending at the more modern SMA and MCX connectors. She then goes on to discuss how you should choose an appropriate coax connector for your application.

An assortment of various coax connectors.
An assortment of various coax connectors.