Amphenol RF- Friday, May 9, 2014

R&J Components has been a leading Amphenol RF distributor for over 20yrs.  Amphenol RF is the premier manufacture of connectors with commercial, industrial and military offerings.

Their connectors are widely used in a large spectrum of applications including

  • Broadband
  • Wireless
  • Automation
  • Military
  • Aerospace

What type of connector you may need mainly depends on the cable, and frequency of your application.  

Amphenol RF can offer a wide range of styles and types of RF connectors including

BNC, HN, TNC, SMA as well as other sub miniature coax connectors SMB, SMC, and SMS

Many connectors are offered in commercial grade designated by a suffix RFX as a low cost alternate to industrial grade.

Amphenol RF offers connectors and adapters QPL approved to MIL-PRF-39012 and 55339

Amphenol RF changed their part # designations by adding a 0 prefix to the p# IE: p# 31-236 a BNC bulkhead connector is now p# 031-236 which is the Amphenol p# for the discontinued government # UG625B/U. 

Today we will highlight the HN Connector.  IE: 082-805 4-hole flange receptacle. HN connectors are manufactured for high voltage applications, and harsh environments. These are offered in the industrial version with nickel plated brass bodies and silver and gold contacts. All HN connectors are weatherproof


  • Instrumentation
  • Cable Assemblies
  • Components
  • MIL-Aerospace
  • Airframe
  • Test & Measurement 

R& J Components has an extensive inventory of Amphenol RF connectors. We are able to provide samples for evaluation, and can keep in stock all your parts you use on an ongoing basis to avoid lead times. Please contact us with your RF requirements so we can provide you with top quality  connectors from the leader in the RF field.   

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New Products from Switchcraft - AudioStix - Tuesday, April 29, 2014

R&J Components a franchised distributor since 1948 is proud to announce, Switchcraft AudioStix a new addition to the Switchcraft premium pro audio products.  Let R&J Components fulfill all your  SwitchCraft REQ’s.  R&J Components  buys  direct from SwitchCraft, through the Genie Group, we stock thousands of SwitchCraft parts ready to ship today. The #318 mini AudioStix lets you connect audio output from your laptop, or MP3 player to a PA system.  The 318 from SwitchCraft has a 1/8”stero mini on one side and a mono XLR on the other, and is transformer isolated. The #318 from SwitchCraft can be used as a stand-alone adapter.  It can also be rear mounted into a  modular QGPK series rack panels or permanently installed in various custom racks and wall plates.  The AudioStix is made in the U.S.A.

Switchcraft AudioStix

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Switchcraft - NEW EN3 Series Sealed Waterproof Connectors- Friday, April 25, 2014


  • Sealed to IP68 NEMA 250 (6P)
  • Patented grommet & o-ring free design
  • Available in ribbed or winged coupling ring
  • Cable, panel & cable to cable options
  • Gold plated contacts standard
  • Solder, crimp & PC contact options
  • Straight & right angle PC contact panel connectors


  • Any sealed data transmission
  • Military or industrial GPS location devices
  • Instrumentation
  • Medical data carts
  • Marine Applications
  • Transportation
  • General industrial electronic applications

Switchcraft EN3 Sealed Waterproof Connectors

Amphenol RF, the inventor of the BNC, introduces the High Density BNC family of connectors.- Wednesday, April 23, 2014

HD-BNC delivers TRUE 75 Ohm performance in a footprint 51% smaller than traditional BNC connectors, allowing 4X the density. Engineered to enhance electrical and mechanical performance, the HD-BNC connector features the trusted, push and turn interface of a traditional BNC, providing tactile feedback and a positive lock for quick and guaranteed mating. 

Using the same cable prep and termination specifications of legacy broadcast connectors makes adopting HD-BNC seamless. 


Digital A/V cards or Routing Systems

• Increased density hence room for vemtilation

• Stack more cards in less rack space

• PCB solutions to maintain signal integrity for 3 Gbps+ applications

• SFPs with HD-BNCs

Mobile Broadcast

• Mechanically robust and reliable interface

• Trusted positive locking mechanism

• Lowers equipment weight

Studio Integration

• 3 Gbps+ signal for the distance over 190 m

• Same stripping and termination tools

• Patch panel solutions with HD-BNCs

• Availability of Installation and removal tool

• HD-BNC plug for 1694A type cables

Broadcast Cameras

• High Density without compromising signal integrity

• Helps reduces the equipment size and cost

• CCTV Market

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Switchcraft/Conxall's New Product - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Conxall has announced the latest in their Data-Con-X family of products, the sealed HDMI connector series. They are excellent for a variety of applications. Features and benefits include:
  • Sealed to IP67 & IP68 NEMA 250 (6P) (when panel connector is rear mounted and mated to the cable)
  • Feed-thru termination on the panel for easy field installation
  • Easy to assemble
  • Quick connect bayonet or threaded style interface
  • RoHS Compliant - UV F1 rated housing
  • Any sealed data transmission
  • Military or industrial GPS location devices
  • Instrumentation
  • Medical data carts
  • Data acquisition units
  • General industrial electronic applications
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