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BNC connector

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The BNC (Bayonet Neill–Concelman) connector is a miniature quick connect/disconnect radio frequency connector used for coaxial cable. [1]

56 relations: Amphenol, Antenna (radio), ARCNET, Avionics, Backronym, Bayonet mount, Bell Labs, Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation, C connector, Carl Concelman, Central apparatus room, Characteristic impedance, Coaxial, Coaxial cable, Composite video, Consumer electronics, Crimp (electrical), Dielectric, Differential signaling, Digital Signal 3, DIN 1.0/2.3, Electronic test equipment, Electronics, Ethernet, Glass cockpit, Handle, IBM PC Network, LEMO, MHV connector, Microwave, N connector, Network interface controller, Octavio M. Salati, Ohm, Patch panel, Paul Neill, Radio, Radio frequency, RCA connector, RF connector, Screwdriver, Serial digital interface, SHV connector, SMA connector, SMB connector, SMC connector, SR connector, Stainless steel, TNC connector, Torque, ..., Triaxial cable, UHF connector, Video, Wire stripper, Word clock, 10BASE2. Expand index (6 more) »


Amphenol Corporation is a major producer of electronic and fiber optic connectors, cable and interconnect systems such as coaxial cables.

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Antenna (radio)

In radio, an antenna is the interface between radio waves propagating through space and electric currents moving in metal conductors, used with a transmitter or receiver.

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Attached Resource Computer NETwork (ARCNET or ARCnet) is a communications protocol for local area networks.

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Avionics are the electronic systems used on aircraft, artificial satellites, and spacecraft.

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A backronym, or bacronym, is a constructed phrase that purports to be the source of a word that is an acronym.

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Bayonet mount

A bayonet mount (mainly as a method of mechanical attachment, as for fitting a lens to a camera) or bayonet connector (for electrical use) is a fastening mechanism consisting of a cylindrical male side with one or more radial pins, and a female receptor with matching L-shaped slot(s) and with spring(s) to keep the two parts locked together.

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Bell Labs

Nokia Bell Labs (formerly named AT&T Bell Laboratories, Bell Telephone Laboratories and Bell Labs) is an American research and scientific development company, owned by Finnish company Nokia.

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Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation

Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation, (BNC), of San Rafael, California, United States, is an electronics company whose products range from pulse generators and digital delay generators to specialized handheld instruments and portal monitors capable of radiation detection and isotope identification.

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C connector

The C connector is a type of RF connector used for terminating coaxial cable.

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Carl Concelman

Carl Concelman (December 23, 1912 – August 1975) was the electrical engineer who, while working for Amphenol, invented the C connector and teamed up with Paul Neill of Bell Labs to invent the BNC connector and TNC connector.

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Central apparatus room

In broadcast facilities, a central apparatus room (CAR, pronounced "C-A-R"), central machine room, or central equipment room (CER), or central technical area (CTA), or rack room is where shared equipment common to all technical areas is located.

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Characteristic impedance

The characteristic impedance or surge impedance (usually written Z0) of a uniform transmission line is the ratio of the amplitudes of voltage and current of a single wave propagating along the line; that is, a wave travelling in one direction in the absence of reflections in the other direction.

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In geometry, coaxial means that two or more three-dimensional linear forms share a common axis.

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Coaxial cable

Cross-sectional view of a coaxial cable Coaxial cable, or coax (pronounced), is a type of electrical cable that has an inner conductor surrounded by a tubular insulating layer, surrounded by a tubular conducting shield.

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Composite video

Composite video (one channel) is an analog video transmission (without audio) that carries standard definition video typically at 480i or 576i resolution.

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Consumer electronics

Consumer electronics or home electronics are electronic (analog or digital) equipments intended for everyday use, typically in private homes.

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Crimp (electrical)

An electrical crimp is a type of solderless electrical connection.

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A dielectric (or dielectric material) is an electrical insulator that can be polarized by an applied electric field.

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Differential signaling

Differential signaling is a method for electrically transmitting information using two complementary signals.

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Digital Signal 3

A Digital Signal 3 (DS3) is a digital signal level 3 T-carrier.

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DIN 1.0/2.3

The DIN 1.0/2.3 connector is a RF connector used for coaxial cable at microwave frequencies.

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Electronic test equipment

Electronic test equipment is used to create signals and capture responses from electronic devices under test (DUTs).

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Electronics is the discipline dealing with the development and application of devices and systems involving the flow of electrons in a vacuum, in gaseous media, and in semiconductors.

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Ethernet is a family of computer networking technologies commonly used in local area networks (LAN), metropolitan area networks (MAN) and wide area networks (WAN).

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Glass cockpit

A glass cockpit is an aircraft cockpit that features electronic (digital) flight instrument displays, typically large LCD screens, rather than the traditional style of analog dials and gauges.

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A handle is a part of, or attachment to, an object that can be moved or used by hand.

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IBM PC Network

The IBM PC Network was IBM's first LAN system.

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LEMO is both the name of an electronic and fibre optic connector manufacturer, based in Écublens, Switzerland, and the name commonly used to refer to push-pull connectors made by that company.

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MHV connector

The MHV (miniature high voltage) connector is a type of RF connector used for terminating coaxial cable.

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Microwaves are a form of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths ranging from one meter to one millimeter; with frequencies between and.

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N connector

The N connector (in full, Type N connector) is a threaded, weatherproof, medium-size RF connector used to join coaxial cables.

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Network interface controller

A network interface controller (NIC, also known as a network interface card, network adapter, LAN adapter or physical network interface, and by similar terms) is a computer hardware component that connects a computer to a computer network.

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Octavio M. Salati

Octavio M. "Tav" Salati (December 12, 1914 – January 28, 2001) was an American engineer, academic and educator.

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The ohm (symbol: Ω) is the SI derived unit of electrical resistance, named after German physicist Georg Simon Ohm.

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Patch panel

A patch panel, patch bay, patch field or jack field is a device or unit featuring a number of jacks, usually of the same or similar type, for the use of connecting and routing circuits for monitoring, interconnecting, and testing circuits in a convenient, flexible manner.

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Paul Neill

Paul Neill (September 6, 1882 – October 1968) was an American electrical engineer at Bell Labs in the 1940s.

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Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width.

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Radio frequency

Radio frequency (RF) refers to oscillatory change in voltage or current in a circuit, waveguide or transmission line in the range extending from around twenty thousand times per second to around three hundred billion times per second, roughly between the upper limit of audio and the lower limit of infrared.

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RCA connector

An RCA connector, sometimes called a phono connector or (in other languages) Cinch connector, is a type of electrical connector commonly used to carry audio and video signals.

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RF connector

A coaxial RF connector (radio frequency connector) is an electrical connector designed to work at radio frequencies in the multi-megahertz range.

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A screwdriver is a tool, manual or powered, for screwing and unscrewing (inserting and removing) screws.

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Serial digital interface

Serial digital interface (SDI) is a family of digital video interfaces first standardized by SMPTE (The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) in 1989.

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SHV connector

The SHV (safe high voltage) connector is a type of RF connector used for terminating a coaxial cable.

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SMA connector

SMA (SubMiniature version A) connectors are semi-precision coaxial RF connectors developed in the 1960s as a minimal connector interface for coaxial cable with a screw-type coupling mechanism.

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SMB connector

SMB (SubMiniature version B) connectors are coaxial RF connectors developed in the 1960s.

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SMC connector

SMC (SubMiniature version C) connectors are coaxial RF connectors developed in the 1960s.

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SR connector

An SR connector, or CP connector (from Russian: Cоединитель Pадиочастотный, radio frequency connector) is a type of Russian made RF connector for coaxial cables.

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Stainless steel

In metallurgy, stainless steel, also known as inox steel or inox from French inoxydable (inoxidizable), is a steel alloy with a minimum of 10.5% chromium content by mass.

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TNC connector

The TNC (Threaded Neill–Concelman) connector is a threaded version of the BNC connector.

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Torque, moment, or moment of force is rotational force.

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Triaxial cable

Triaxial cable, often referred to as triax for short, is a type of electrical cable similar to coaxial cable, but with the addition of an extra layer of insulation and a second conducting sheath.

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UHF connector

The UHF connector is a World War II or earlier threaded RF connector design, from an era when "UHF" referred to frequencies over 30 MHz.

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Video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media.

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Wire stripper

A wire stripper is a small, hand-held device used to strip the electrical insulation from electric wires.

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Word clock

A word clock or wordclock (sometimes sample clock, which can have a broader meaning) is a clock signal used to synchronise other devices, such as digital audio tape machines and compact disc players, which interconnect via digital audio signals.

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10BASE2 (also known as cheapernet, thin Ethernet, thinnet, and thinwire) is a variant of Ethernet that uses thin coaxial cable terminated with BNC connectors.

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