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Wednesday, 13 June 2012 06:56

Coaxial Contact Probes for Radio-Frequency Applications

Coaxial Contact Probes for Radio-Frequency Applications

FEINMETALL now offers a wide range of spring contact probes for radio frequency applications. Especially antenna connectors can be contacted with new coaxially built contact probes.

The probe family HF860 includes appropriate contact probes for the common connector types SMA, SMB, SMC and UFL. Extensive testing has proven an excellent performance of the probes; the frequency characteristics for each probe type are available on request. But the testing task for radio frequency applications doesn't only depend on contact probes. For RF testing always the complete transmission path of DUT, RF probe and connecting element including the scattering parameters needs to be considered. FEINMETALL offers appropriate pluggable contact elements and therefore guarantees a reproducible measurement path. With these new products FEINMETALL substantially extends the portfolio in the field of RF applications and thereby meets the current market requirements.

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