Low PIM Mini-DIN adapters suit cell site, indoor DAS wireless applications

New from Fairview Microwave.

Feb 18th, 2014
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Fairview Microwave, a dedicated supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, has introduced a complete line of mini-DIN 4.1/9.5 adapters intended for use in applications requiring low passive intermodulation (PIM) performance such as cell sites or indoor/outdoor distributed antenna systems (DAS). These Mini-DIN adapters used in RF applications are similar in design to 7/16 DIN connectors, but have a more compact body and offer more precise electrical performance.

Fairview Microwave’s new 4.1/9.5 mini-DIN adapters also offer excellent VSWR performance of 1.25:1 up to 6 GHz. Third-order PIM is guaranteed to be less than -160 dBc using 2 tones at 20 Watts. The low PIM mini-DIN adapters are available in male and female combinations of between-series interfaces for each adapter type including 4.1/9.5 mini-DIN to 7/16 DIN and 4.1/9.5 mini-DIN to Type-N. Two non-low PIM versions are also available.

Further, the new 4.1/9.5 adapters are constructed with tri-alloy plated brass bodies and silver plated Beryllium Copper (BeCu) center contacts, allowing low IMD and low attenuation. Additional applications of Fairview’s new lines of 4.1/9.5 adapters include portable sweep testing, telecom installations, wireless infrastructure, OEM in-rack RF routing, in-building systems, and land mobile radio communications.

“This new line of low PIM mini-DIN adapters is ideal for wireless applications requiring low return loss, low IMD, and repeatable electrical performance," comments Greg Arnold, technical sales manager at Fairview Microwave. “Their high quality construction and tri-alloy plating help reduce nonlinearities that can cause distortion in critical communications equipment.”

Fairview Microwave’s new mini-DIN 4.1/9.5 adapters are in-stock and available now. Learn more.


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