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Re: N connectors



On Sunday 23 November 2003 05:05, Jim Walls wrote:
  The biggest problem
> I have seen with the clamp type connectors is that the only thing really
> providing any mechanical attachment of the cable to the connector is the
> wires of the shield.  The clamp does not grip the cable hardly at all
> and I have seen the wires of the shield break until the cable pulls out
> of the connector.
>


If that's the case then you haven't fitted it correctly.

More important, clamp type connectors are reasonably rater resistant, the "2 part" connectors have no water resistance at all.
 I know which I prefer.
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