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RG6 connectors #160230
07/14/05 06:15 PM
07/14/05 06:15 PM
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GTE  Offline OP
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Bridgehampton, N.Y. USA
When ordering RG6 Connectors on line, they list yellow cad & tin plated. Both are about the same price. What is the difference?

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Re: RG6 connectors #160231
07/14/05 08:25 PM
07/14/05 08:25 PM
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Nothing. I've never seen anyplace that would give you that choice, why bother.

The finish is a manufacturer's preference that applies to the entire line. For instance all Gilbert connectors always were yellow cad while LRC are tin plate. Good way to tell manufacturers apart but that's about it.

-Hal


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