Regal Electronics Introduces "Space Saver" PC Board Edge-Mounted BNC Connectors

Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2010

Regal Electronics has introduced a “Space-Saver” BNC connector that mounts on the edge of a printed circuit board. In addition to a low profile advantage in applications with tight vertical constraints, the Regal’s new Space-Saver connector also reduces the twisting stress on solder joints inherent in BNC connector mating. A “notch” in the new connector slips over the edge of a PC board prior to soldering, forming a tight mechanical fit that transfers the majority of the rotational energy to the PC board instead of more vulnerable solder joints.

Another advantage of Regal’s Space-Saver BNC edge mounted design is that the center pin and connector body are soldered directly to a PC board, minimizing the “antenna effect” caused by typical elevated mounting approaches and associated EMI/RFI problems at higher frequency ranges.

The new Regal “Space-Saver” BNC connector has a 75 ohm impedance and is tested to 2 Ghz. The new connectors are available for prototype applications through Regal’s “Quick Ship” program: Orders in by 4:00PM are shipped out the same day, as are the majority of Regal’s connector, speaker and related components.

About Regal Electronics, Inc.

Since 1976, Regal has manufactured quality electronic components, speakers, connectors, and a wide variety of related products and services from its operations in the United States, China and Taiwan. Engineering testing and support for Regal Electronics, Inc. line of products is located at its Sunnyvale, California, headquarters. Low to mid-range quantity orders are welcome. More information may be found on Regal’s Web site:


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