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78EIA-LCF158-062
7/8" EIA Connector for 1-5/8" Coaxial Cable, RAPID FIT™ Sealing compound

Radio Frequency Systems’ line of high performance coaxial cable connectors are designed specifically to provide the highest quality connector-cable interface while simplifying and speeding up the attachment of connectors to CELLFLEX® coaxial cables. RFS connectors are fully tested for mechanical and electrical compliance specifications. They are available in all popular cable sizes in a variety of mating interfaces. To join two cables with EIA connectors, two identical socket connectors are installed on either end of the cables to be joined, and a coupling element is used to make the connection of the center conductor. The coupling element must be ordered separately with the exception of the S-Line male versions that have a captivated coupling element. Connectors are available in sizes matching the nominal cable size. EIA connectors provide optimal power handling for the complete transmission line system.

FEATURES / BENEFITS

  • Single-piece design for Fast and Easy Installation
    Reliable and simple attachment avoids unnecessary connector adjustments and provides outstanding performance every time. Saves time and provides cost savings.
  • Robust Mechanical Design
    Low and consistent intermodulation performance guarantees outstanding system sensitivity.
  • Excellent Electrical Performance
    Consistent and repeatable low VSWR improves overall system performance and margin and reduces mismatch losses
  • Totally Waterproof according to IP 68
    Assures safe, long term operation in the harshest of Environments.


RAPID FIT™ Connectors

Technical features

General Specifications

Transmission Line TypeCoaxial Cable
Cable Size1-5/8
Cable TypeFoam Dielectric
Model SeriesLCF158-50RCF158-50
Connector Interface7/8" EIA
Connector TypeRAPID FIT™
Sealing MethodSealing compound ¹ )
GenderNone

Electrical Specifications

3rd Order IM Product @ 2x20 Watts dBc<-156
Maximum Frequency GHz2.75
VSWR, Return LossVSWR (dB)0 &lt; f ≤ 1.0 GHz: 1.02 (40)
1.0 &lt; f ≤ 2.7 GHz: 1.04 (34.1)
2.7 &lt; f ≤ 3.7 GHz: 1.06 (30.7)

Mechanical Specifications

Plating Outer/InnerSilver/Silver
Length mm (in)105 (4.1)
Outer Diameter mm (in)57.2 (2.3)
Weight kg (lb)0.7 (1.54)
Inner Contact AttachmentSpring Finger
Outer Contact AttachmentSpring Finger

Accessories

Wrench size front mm (in)Poly Hook Spanner Wrench
Wrench size rear mm (in)Poly Hook Spanner Wrench
Trimming ToolTRIM-Series-A

Testing and Environmental

Waterproof LevelIP68
Sealing Volume, cm3 (ounces)cm³ (ounces)20 (0.68)


Dimensions in mm

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Notes

¹) The sealing compound must be ordered separately.