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Miniature RF coax connectors

30 April 2019 Interconnection

Mobile communication networks today demand highly stable and fast network infrastructures. Passive intermodulation (PIM) in a network can cause serious interference and significantly degrade the network quality.

Rosenberger’s new NEX10 RF coax connector system has been designed to meet the existing and future demands of small cell and upcoming 5G networks. The connectors’ excellent RL performance (up to 20 GHz) and high screening efficiency guarantees their electrical performance.

The NEX10 interface offers very low PIM performance in a miniature and robust design, which makes it ideal for applications requiring PIM stability in a compact size. Target applications include small cells, low-power base stations, distributed antenna systems (DAS), in-building architecture and MIMO (multiple-in, multiple-out). The separation of the electrical contact from the mechanical reference yields a low PIM and high RL performance regardless of the coupling mechanism or applied torque.

The increasing number of jumper connections per site has also generated a high demand for a multi coax connector that enables multiple connections across various applications. NEX10 provides four or five interfaces within one connector and on the same form factor as a 7-16 connector. For very narrow applications, a push-pull version is available.



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