Subject: Re: How to check for a 50 or 75 ohm connector
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Date: Sun, 22 Dec 2002 23:23:38 GMT
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On Sun, 22 Dec 2002 23:13:11 +0000, George Shaw
>Ok thanks to ALL that have replied so far, interesting information.
>I have looked at known 50 and 75 BNCs I have here from a reliable
>source and can see NO difference in the sizes.
>If a measuring equipment was available, what would be used to test the
A time domain reflectometer. Fluke and many others makes cable
testers for LANs and other communication systems, but I do not know if
this class is covered, and the tester is very pricey.
You could lease one from an equipment vendor for a month, but it the
application that critical? You could have had a fedex shipment by now
of the type you need, and would still have your hair, AND would be
able to compare upon receipt thereof.
Normal test gear, such as meters and scopes will yield no
discernable differences. If you are not doing Ghz applications, you
only need to worry about matching up the physical side. The cable.