This RF adapter cable is super handy for anyone doing RF work. Often times, small electronics save space by having a pick-and-placeable u.FL connector (also called uFL, IPEX, IPAX, IPX, MHF, and AM). But most antennas have SMA or RP-SMA connectors on them. This little cable will bridge the two!
This cable is RG178 and is 15cm (5.9″) long not including the RP-SMA connector. It has a panel-mount RP-SMA connector on the end, often used for wifi routers and antennas. GPS and cellular connections often use SMA. Check the antenna you want to connect, and the close up image above to verify if you need RP-SMA or SMA as they are not compatible!
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — PBS Kids releases baby’s first HDMI dongle
Wearables — Spray on weather
Electronics — Switch Mode Power
Biohacking — FindAir One – Monitor Your Asthma
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.