FAKRA connectors now available for Amphenol custom RF cable assemblies

QuickBuild RF, a partnership between Amphenol RF and Amphenol Custom Cable, has introduced FAKRA connectors to a new, intuitive cable assembly configurator.

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Fakra2amphenolrf.comQuickBuild RF, a partnership between Amphenol RF and Amphenol Custom Cable, has announced the introduction of FAKRA connectors into its technology portfolio. The FAKRA connectors are the latest addition to the continuously expanding connector offerings contained within the companies' custom RF cable configurator, which launched earlier this year.

Embedded within a plastic housing which features multiple color codes for easy identification and unique keying to prevent mis-mating, FAKRA connectors are designed to perform up to 3 GHz and meet the particular mechanical and environmental requirements of the automotive industry.

QuickBuild RF customers will immediately be able to utilize FAKRA connectors in the universal Z key code to build custom RF cable assemblies. The connectors are available in a variety of straight and right-angle configurations with both jack and plug options. The resulting cable assemblies are primarily for use in, but not limited to, automotive, smart agriculture and drone applications.

Amphenol RF is a leading manufacturer of coaxial connectors for use in radio frequency, microwave, and data transmission system applications. Headquartered in Danbury, CT, Amphenol RF has global sales, marketing and manufacturing locations in North America, Asia and Europe. Standard products include RF connectors, coaxial adapters and RF cable assemblies. Custom engineered products include: multi-port ganged interconnect, blind mate and hybrid mixed-signal solutions.

Custom Cable, LLC was acquired in June 2016 by Amphenol, as a world-leading provider of interconnect solutions for the information, communications and commercial electronics markets. Amphenol Custom Cable (AAC) is a manufacturer of fiber optic, copper and radio frequency (RF) cable assemblies used in the development of next-generation technologies. The company is headquartered in a 37,600-square-foot, TL9000-certified facility in Tampa, FL. Markets for its products include: telecommunications, medical devices, mil-aero, industrial, autonomous vehicles and IoT.

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