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[AMPS] coax connector ratings

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Subject: [AMPS] coax connector ratings
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Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2001 17:04:25 -0700
>> //  The pin spacing in an  N  and a BNC are identical.  Both breakdown at 
>> c. 4000v on my hi-pot tester.  
>I had quite a hard job to get the N series to survive
>at 3500VDC in my HT PSU, lots of flashes, centerpins
>was melt etc. Swaped to C connectors and has never
>been a problems since.
>Series C seems to be a great HT connector up to at least 4kV
>although it has the same ratings as the N in my sheets....
//  The ratings should seemingly not be the same because the leakage path 
in an N connector is shorter than the leakage path in a C.   Weird 

cheers, Johan

-  R. L. Measures, 805.386.3734, AG6K,  

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