RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Custom Product Overview..........................................................................................................................P-2
MMCX Connectors
Overview.....................................................................................................................................................................P-3
Cabled...............................................................................................................................................................P-4 to P-5
PCB . ..............................................................................................................................................................P-5 to P-6
Edge Mount.................................................................................................................................................................P-7
MCX Connectors
Overview.....................................................................................................................................................................P-8
Cabled........................................................................................................................................................................P-9
PCB . ..........................................................................................................................................................P-10 to P-12
Edge Mount...............................................................................................................................................................P-12
SMB Connectors
Overview...................................................................................................................................................................P-13
Cabled......................................................................................................................................................................P-14
PCB . .....................................................................................................................................................................P-15
FAKRA/SMB
Overview...................................................................................................................................................................P-16
Cabled...........................................................................................................................................................P-17 to P-18
PCB . .....................................................................................................................................................................P-19
Keying and Color Codes...............................................................................................................................................P-20
SMA Connectors
Overview...................................................................................................................................................................P-21
Cabled......................................................................................................................................................................P-22
PCB . .....................................................................................................................................................................P-23
Solder Pot.................................................................................................................................................................P-24
Tab Terminals..................................................................................................................................................P-24 to P-25
Post Terminals.................................................................................................................................................P-25 to P-26
Flange Mounts................................................................................................................................................P-26 to P-28
Brass Subminiature..........................................................................................................................................P-28 to P-29
Stainless Steel Subminiature.............................................................................................................................P-29 to P-30
BNC Connectors
Overview...................................................................................................................................................................P-31
Cabled......................................................................................................................................................................P-32
PCB . ..........................................................................................................................................................P-33 to P-37
50 Ohm.........................................................................................................................................................P-38 to P-40
50 and 75 Ohm.........................................................................................................................................................P-40
Visit www.molex.com to
access more part numbers
and product information,
download sales drawings,
product specifications,
3D models, place sample
requests, and more.
SMP Connectors
Overview...................................................................................................................................................................P-41
PCB . .....................................................................................................................................................................P-42
Jack-to-Jack...............................................................................................................................................................P-42
Cabled...........................................................................................................................................................P-42 to P-43
Edge Mount...............................................................................................................................................................P-43
Surface Mount...........................................................................................................................................................P-43
P
Molex Custom Product
Overview
Features and Benefits
• Frequencies to 50GHz
• Special configurations, interfaces and sizes available
• Available at all volumes
• Non-magnetic versions available
• IP68 Bulkhead versions available
• Custom ganged solutions available
Molex RF/Microwave connectors include custom designs to
meet the requirements of special applications. Most custom
designs have standard interfaces, but they include feature(s)
that result in a custom-designed product.
Some custom designs include unique mating interfaces.
Special application custom connectors can be designed for a
user’s particular needs.
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Contact either our US or Taiwan location to discuss your
custom-designed product requirements with a Molex
application engineer.
Molex RF Cable Assemblies
Features and Benefits
• 100% HiPot and Continuity
• Wide range of standard and custom connector
interfaces
• Wide range of cable types
• 50 and 75 ohm designs
• Ganged and bundled solutions available
• Indoor and outdoor cable assemblies
• Customer specific testing available
• Standard and custom solutions
Molex RF offers cable assemblies ranging from standard
traditional configurations to custom, ganged, and bundled
customer specific cable assembly solutions.
With our large connector offering and responsive custom
connector solutions, Molex RF has the solution for your
cable assembly requirements.
Molex RF connector designs can accommodate standard RG
braided cables, micro coax, semi-rigid cable, vendor specific
custom cables, LMR types, and hand conformable cables.
FP
P-2
MX10
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
MMCX Connectors
Overview
Molex MMCX connectors are a microminiature connector
series designed for applications where densely-populated
electronic packages demand size and weight limitations
while maintaining good RF characteristics. MMCX connectors
are designed to function in applications operating to 6 GHz
and offer similar electrical performance to much larger
coaxial connector types. Mechanical stability is maintained
via a snap fit interface that uses no slotting in the outer
conductor. Typical applications include wireless/PCS devices,
telecommunications, GPS receivers and consumer
electronics.
Features and Benefits
• Micro miniature
• Snap-on coupling
• DC to 6 GHz
Engineering
Nominal Impedance: 50 ohms
Frequency Range: DC-6 GHz
Mechanical
Force to Engage: Axial Force 15N (3.4 lb) max.
Force to Disengage: Axial Force 6N to 15N (1.4 to 3.4 lb)
Connector Durability: 500 Cycles
Center Contact Retention: Axial Force—10N (2.3 lb)
Cable Retention: Axial Force—32.7N (7.3 lb)
Engineering
Nominal Impedance
50 ohms
Frequency Range
DC-6 GHz
Mechanical
Force to Engage Axial Force
Force to Disengage Axial Force
Connector
Durability
Center Contact Retention Axial Force
25N (5.6 lb) max.
8N to 20N (1.8 to 4.5 lb)
500 cycles
10N (2.25 lb)
Cable Retention
Axial Force
49.8N (11.2 lb)
Electrical
Voltage Standing Wave Ratio
Insulation Resistance
Dielectric Withstanding
Voltage
Center Contact Initial
Outer Contact
170 Vrms
1000 Megohms
500 Vrms
5.0 milliohms
2.5 milliohms
Cable RG178
1.12 at 6 GHz
1.08 at 2.5 GHz
1.04 at 1 GHz
Edge Mount
1.12 at 6 GHz
1.10 at 2.5 GHz
1.05 at 1 GHz
RF Leakage
Cable
Edge Mount
60 dB
60 dB
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Contact Resistance
Volatage Rating:
Sea Level
Environmental
Vibration:
MIL-STD-202, Method 204
Thermal Shock:
MIL-STD-202, Method 107
Corrosion (Salt Spray):
MIL-STD-202, Method 101
Moisture Resistance:
MIL-STD-202, Method 106
Test Condition C
Test Condition F
Test Condition B
5 min after removal 200 Megohms
Straight Solder/Crimp Plug
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
P
Right Angle PCB Jack Receptacle
MX10
P-3
MMCX Connectors
Plug
Straight
Crimp/Crimp
Cable
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73415-0971
73415-1251
73415-2101
73415-2111
73415-2131
73415-3400
MMCX Connectors
Plug
Right Angle
Solder/Crimp
Cable
• Center contact crimp or solder termination
• Crimp braid termination
• Packaging: Individual
Cable Group
RG178, 196
RG188, 174, 316
.086 semi-rigid
.047 semi-rigid
RD174, 188, 316
1.13mm
Assembly Instructions
AS-89678-0900
AS-89678-2700
AS-89678-2800
AS-89678-2900
AS-89678-3000
AS-73597-0140
Lead-free
Yes
• Center contact solder termination
• Crimp braid termination
• Packaging: Individual
FP
Order No.
73415-0951
73415-1121
73415-2141
73415-2151
73415-2161
73415-2261
P-4
MX10
Cable Group
RG178, 196
RG174, 188, 316 single shielded
RD174, 188, 316 double shielded
.047 semi-rigid
.086 semi-rigid
1.13mm
Assembly Instructions
AS-89678-0700
AS-89678-1700
AS-89678-3100
AS-89678-3200
AS-89678-3300
AS-73597-0160
Lead-free
Yes
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
MMCX
Microminiature
Connectors
• Packaging: Individual
• Small size
Straight Crimp Jack
MMCX Connectors
Vertical PCB Plug
Order No.
73415-2121
MMCX Connectors
Vertical PCB
Jack Receptacle
Order No.
73415-1471
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
Cable Group
1.13mm
RG178, 196
Assembly Instructions
AS-73597-0130
AS-89678-6900
Body
Plating
Brass
Gold
• Packaging: Individual
• Small size
Body
Brass
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73415-3410
73415-3210
Plating
Gold
• Packaging: Individual
• Small size
Body
Brass
P
Plating
Gold
MX10
P-5
MMCX
Microminiature
Connectors
• Packaging: Individual or tape and reel
• Small size
Surface Mount
Jack Receptacle
Order No.
73415-2061
73415-2063*
Body
Plating
Brass
Gold
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
* Tape and reel
MMCX Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Right Angle
PCB
• Body: Brass
• Overall Plating: Gold
• Packaging: Individual
• One-piece body
FP
Order No.
73415-1001
P-6
MX10
Lead-free
Yes
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
MMCX Connectors
Plug
Edge Mount
Lead-free
Yes
MMCX Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Edge Mount
Order No.
73415-0963
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73415-0991
• Body: Brass
• Overall Plating: Gold
• Packaging: Individual
• Body: Brass
• Overall Plating: Gold
• Packaging: Individual
P
Lead-free
Yes
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
MX10
P-7
MCX Connectors
Overview
Molex MCX connectors are a subminiature snap-on
connector offering a stable and durable connection while
allowing electronic assemblies to be more densely packaged
than other subminiature series. MCX connectors are
approximately 30% smaller than SMB type connectors but
use the same proven internal interconnect arrangement with
respect to the dielectric and center contact. The MCX series
provides good electrical performance to 6 GHz and is used
in telecommunication systems as well as wireless and GPS
applications.
Features and Benefits
• Subminiature
• Snap-on coupling
• DC to 6 GHz
• 30% smaller than SMB
Engineering
Nominal Impedance: 50 ohms
Frequency Range: DC-6 GHz
Voltage Rating: Sea Level—335 Vrms
Mechanical
Force to Engage: Axial Force 25N (5.6 lb) max.
Force to Disengage: Axial Force 8N to 20N (1.8 to 4.5 lb)
Connector Durability: 500 Cycles
Center Contact Retention: Axial Force—10N (2.25 lb)
Cable Retention: Axial Force—49.8N (11.2 lb)
Engineering
Nominal Impedance
50 ohms
Frequency Range
DC-6 GHz
Voltage Rating - Sea Level
335 Vrms
Mechanical
Force to Engage Axial Force
Force to Disengage Axial Force
Connector
Durability
Center Contact Retention Axial Force
25N (5.6 lb) max.
8N to 20N (1.8 to 4.5 lb)
500 cycles
10N (2.25 lb)
Cable Retention
Axial Force
49.8N (11.2 lb)
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Electrical
Contact Resistance
Voltage Standing Wave Ratio
Volatage Rating:
Sea Level
Insulation Resistance
Dielectric Withstanding
Voltage
Center Contact Initial
Outer Contact
After Environment
Outer Contact
Outer Cable
Conductor to Body
Straight
Right Angle
335 vrms
10,000 Megohms min.
1000 Vrms min.
5.0 milliohms max.
15 milliohms max.
2.5 milliohms max.
7.5 milliohms max.
1.30 max. DC-2 GHz
1.35 max. 2-6 GHz
1.50 DC-2 GHz
1.65 max. 2 to 6 GHz
Environmental
Vibration:
MIL-STD-202, Method 204
Thermal Shock:
MIL-STD-202, Method 107
Corrosion (Salt Spray):
MIL-STD-202, Method 101
Mechanical Shock:
MIL-STD-202, Method 213
Moisture Resistance:
MIL-STD-202, Method 106
Test Condition A
Test Condition A
Test Condition B
Test Condition A
5 minutes after removal, 200 Megohms
FP
Straight Solder/Crimp Plug
P-8
MX10
Right Angle PCB Jack Receptacle
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MCX Connectors
Plug
Straight
Solder/Crimp
• Overall Plating: Nickel
• Center contact solder termination
• Packaging: Tray
Cable Group
RG174, 179, 187, 188, 316
RD316
.086 SR
MCX Connectors
Plug
Right Angle
Solder/Crimp
Assembly Instructions
AS-73392-006
AS-89678-2600
AS-89678-8550
Plating
Nickel
Lead-free
Yes
Gold
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73366-0020
73415-2240
73415-2370
• Center contact solder termination
• Packaging: Tray
P
Order No.
73366-0010
73415-1050
73415-2230
73415-2381
73415-2460
Cable Group
RG174, 179, 187, 188, 316
RG178, 196
RD316
.086 SR
.141 SR
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
Assembly Instructions
AS-73392-005
AS-89678-1000
AS-89678-2500
AS-89678-3500
AS-89678-4200
Body
Plating
Diecast
Nickel
Brass
Gold
Lead-free
Yes
MX10
P-9
MCX Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Vertical
PCB
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73366-0000
73366-0060
73366-0061
73366-4220
• Overall Plating: Nickel or Gold
• Body: Brass
• Packaging: Tray
Body
Diecast
1-piece Brass
MCX Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Vertical
Bulkhead Mount
PCB
Plating
Lead-free
Nickel
Yes
Gold
• Body: Brass
• Overall Plating: Gold
FP
Order No.
73415-1040
P-10
MX10
Lead-free
Yes
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
MCX 50 Ohm
Subminiature Snap-on
Connectors
• Packaging: Tray or tape and reel
Vertical Surface Mount
Jack Receptacle
Order No.
73415-1690
73415-1691
73415-1692*
Body
Brass
Plating
Nickel
Gold
MCX 50 Ohm
Subminiature Snap-on
Connectors
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
* Tape and reel
• Packaging: Tray
Right Angle
Surface Mount
Jack Receptacle
P
Order No.
73415-1100
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
Body
Brass/Zinc Alloy
Plating
Nickel/Tin
MX10
P-11
MCX Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Right Angle
PCB
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73366-0030
• Body: Brass
• Overall Plating: Nickel
Lead-free
Yes
MCX Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Edge Mount
FP
Order No.
73415-1060
P-12
MX10
• Body: Brass
• Overall Plating: Gold
• Tape and reel packaging
Lead-free
Yes
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
SMB Connectors
Molex SMB connectors are a subminiature connector
series designed for applications operating to 4 GHz. This
series includes a snap-on interface that is controlled by
industry standard specifications and is easy to connect and
disconnect. Mechanical stability is provided by the SMB
interface, and its relatively small size allows it to be used
in applications where space is limited. Each 50 ohm product
has a mini 75 ohm SMB counterpart which has the same
external envelope as the 50 ohm product. Applications for
50 ohm product include telecommunications equipment,
instrumentation and commercial broadcast equipment. The
mini 75 ohm SMB products are typically used in data and
video transmission equipment.
Features and Benefits
• Subminiature
• Snap-on coupling
• DC to 4 GHz
• 50 and 75 ohms
Engineering
Nominal Impedance
50 ohms
75 ohms
Frequency Range
Voltage Rating - Sea Level
Temperature
DC-4 GHz
500 Vrms
-65 to +165˚C
Mechanical
50 ohms
75 ohms
Force to Engage Axial Force
Force to Disengage Axial Force
Durability
62.2N
(14 lb) max.
8.9N to 62.2N
(2 to 14 lb)
500 cycles
Cable Retention
Center Contact
Retention Axial Force
17.8N
(4 lb) min.
Crimp
Non-Crimp
Cable OD
Minimum Axial Force
<.154 (3.93)
.155 (3.94) to .188 (4.80)
.189 (4.81) to .229 (5.82)
.230 (5.83) to .249 (6.33)
>.250 (6.34)
22N (5 lb)
44N (10 lb)
88.9N (20 lb)
133.3N (30 lb)
177.8N (40 lb)
Cable OD
Minimal Axial Force
177.8N (40 lb)
Electrical
Nominal Impedance
50 ohms
75 ohms
Insulation Resistance
Dielectric Withstanding Voltage
1000 Megohms
1000 Vrms min.
Contact Resistance
Center Contact Initial
Outer Contact
4.0 milliohms max.
3.0 milliohms max.
6.0 milliohms max.
Voltage Standing Wave Ratio
1.30 + .001 fGHz per mated pair from DC to 4GHz
1.10:1 per mated pair from DC to 1 GHz
Environmental
Nominal Impedance
Vibration:
MIL-STD-202, Method 204
Thermal Shock:
MIL-STD-202, Method 107
Corrosion (Salt Spray):
MIL-STD-202, Method 101
Mechanical Shock:
MIL-STD-202, Method 213
Moisture Resistance:
MIL-STD-202, Method 106
50 ohms
75 ohms
Test Condition B
Test Condition A
Test Condition B
Test Condition A
200 Megohms
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Nominal
Impedance
P
Right Angle Solder/Crimp Plug
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
Vertical PCB Jack Receptacle
MX10
P-13
SMB Connectors
Plug
Solder/Crimp
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73100-0248
73100-0255
73404-1861
SMB Connectors
Plug
Right Angle
Solder/Crimp
• Overall Plating: Gold
• Packaging: Individual
• Center contact termination: See table
Cable Group
RG174, 187, 188, 316
RG179
RG179
Center Contact Termination
Solder
Solder or Crimp
Solder
Impedance
50 ohms
75 ohms Mini-SMB
75 ohms air-dielectric
Assembly Instructions
AS-73597-0054
AS-73597-0071
AS-89511-0200
Body
Lead-free
Brass
Yes
• Overall Plating: Gold
• Center contact solder termination
• Crimp braid termination
• Packaging: Individual
FP
Order No.
73100-0257
73100-0256
73404-1730
73404-0430
P-14
MX10
Cable Group
RG174, 188, 316
RG179
RG178
RG179
Impedance
50 ohms
75 ohms Mini-SMB
50 ohms
75 ohms air-dielectric
Assembly Instructions
AS-73597-0063
AS-73597-0047
AS-89678-8540
AS-89678-8540
Lead-free
Yes
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
SMB 50 Ohm
Subminiature
Connectors
• PCB standoffs
• Packaging: Tray
Right Angle
Bulkhead
PCB
Jack Receptacle
Order No.
73100-0097
Body
Brass
SMB Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Vertical
PCB
Impedance
50 ohms
75 ohms Mini-SMB
50 ohms
75 ohms air-dielectric
• Overall Plating: Gold
• Body: Brass
• PCB Standoffs
• Packaging: Tray
Lead-free
Yes
SMB Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Right Angle
PCB
Order No.
73100-0103
73100-0259
73404-0380
Impedance
50 ohms
75 ohms Mini-SMB
75 ohms air-dielectric
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73100-0207
73100-0157
73404-1630
73404-0390
Plating
Gold
P
• Overall Plating: Gold
• Body: Brass
• PCB Standoffs
• Packaging: Tray
Lead-free
Yes
MX10
P-15
FAKRA/SMB 50 Ohm
Subminiature
Connectors
Features and Benefits
• Color-coded and keyed shrouds
• Designed for automotive telematic applications
• Low cost, high performance
• Withstands solder reflow temperatures with
shroud installed
PCB
Cable
Panel Mount
12 Keys
FAKRA SMB connectors are utilized by the automotive
industries in the U.S. and Europe. Their application is key
to on-board telematics and RF communication in today’s
automobiles.
This series uses an SMB interface with keyed and color-coded
housings for ease in identification.
Plug
Jack
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Typical Specifications
FP
Electrical
Nominal
Impedance
(Ohms)
Frequency
Range (GHz)
Voltage,
Working
(Vrms)
Insulation
Resistance
(Megohms)
Center
Contact
Resistance
(milliohms)
Outer
Contact
Resistance
(milliohms)
RF Leakage
(-dB)
RF
Insertion
Loss (dB)
VSWR at
Max. Freq
50
DC- 4
335
5000
6
1
-50 at 1GHz
≤ .2 at 4GHz
1.3 max
Mechanical
Coupling
Method
Force to
Engage
(max)
Force to
Disengage*
Durability
(Cycles)
Snap
9 lbs
8 lbs
100
Temperature
(Degrees C)
Vibration:
MIL-STD-202, Method 204
Thermal Shock:
MIL-STD- 202, Method 107
Corrosion (Salt Spray):
MIL-STD-202, Method 101
Mechanical Shock:
MIL-STD-202, Method 213
Moisture Resistance:
MIL-STD-202, Method 106
-65 to +100
+125 for PCB†
Test Condition B
Test Condition B
Test Condition B
Test Condition B
Five minutes after removal
200 Megohms
* With latch disengaged
Environmental
†
30 seconds
P-16
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FAKRA/SMB 50 Ohm
Subminiature
Connectors
• Color-coded and keyed
• Body: Zinc alloy
• Plating: Nickel
• Cable: RG174, 188, 316
Plug
Straight
Crimp
Keyed
Body
Z
K
I
H
G
F
E
D
C
B
A
Color
Water blue
Curry yellow
Beige
Violet
Gray
Brown
Green
Bordeauxviolet
Blue
Signal white
Black
Assembly Instruction
AS-89678-6800
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Part No.
73415-2920
73415-2919
73415-2918
73415-2917
73415-2916
73415-2915
73415-2914
73415-2913
73415-2912
73415-2911
73415-2910
Note: See page P-51 for keying information
FAKRA/SMB 50 Ohm
Plug
Straight
Crimp
Keyed
Part No.
73404-0550
73404-0549
73404-0548
73404-0547
73404-0546
73404-0545
73404-0544
73404-0543
73404-0542
73404-0541
73404-0540
• Color-coded and keyed
• Body: Zinc Alloy
• Plating: Nickel
• Cable: RG58
P
Body
Z
K
I
H
G
F
E
D
C
B
A
Color
Water blue
Curry yellow
Beige
Violet
Gray
Brown
Green
Bordeauxviolet
Blue
Signal white
Black
Assembly Instruction
AS-89678-7400
Note: See page P-51 for keying information
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
MX10
P-17
FAKRA/SMB 50 Ohm
Subminiature
Connectors
• Color-coded and keyed
• Body: Zinc Alloy
• Plating: Nickel
• Cable: RG58
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Jack
Straight
Crimp
Keyed
FP
Part No.
73404-0580
73404-0579
73404-0578
73404-0577
73404-0576
73404-0575
73404-0574
73404-0573
73404-0572
73404-0571
73404-0570
Body
Z
K
I
H
G
F
E
D
C
B
A
Color
Water blue
Curry yellow
Beige
Violet
Gray
Brown
Green
Bordeauxviolet
Blue
Signal white
Black
Assembly Instruction
AS-89678-7500
Note: See page P-23 for keying information
FAKRA/SMB 50 Ohm
Jack
Straight
Bulkhead
Keyed
Part No.
73404-1250
73404-1249
73404-1248
73404-1247
73404-1246
73404-1245
73404-1244
73404-1243
73404-1242
73404-1241
73404-1240
Body
Z
K
I
H
G
F
E
D
C
B
A
• Color-coded and keyed
• Body: Zinc Alloy
• Plating: Nickel
• Cable: RG316
Color
Water blue
Curry yellow
Beige
Violet
Gray
Brown
Green
Bordeauxviolet
Blue
Signal white
Black
Assembly Instruction
AS-89678-5600
Note: See page P-23 for keying information
P-18
MX10
www.molex.com/product/rf.html
FAKRA/SMB 50 Ohm
Subminiature
Connectors
• Color-coded and keyed
• Body: Zinc Alloy
• Plating: Tin
• Packaging: Tray
• 1-piece Diecast body and shroud
Jack Receptacle
Right Angle
PCB
Keyed
Body
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
K
Z
L
M
N
Color
Black
Signal white
Blue
Bordeaux violet
Green
Brown
Gray
Violet
Beige
Curry yellow
Water blue
Carmine red
Pastel orange
Pastel green
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Part No.
73404-1060
73404-1061
73404-1062
73404-1063
73404-1064
73404-1065
73404-1066
73404-1067
73404-1068
73404-1069
73404-1070
73404-1071
73404-1072
73404-1073
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MX10
P-19
FAKRA/SMB 50 Ohm
Subminiature
Connectors
Plug
Keying and Color Code
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Body
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
K
L
M
N
Z
Color
Black
Signal white
Blue
Bordeaux violet
Green
Brown
Gray
Violet
Beige
Curry yellow
Carmine red
Pastel orange
Pastel green
Water blue
FAKRA/SMB 50 Ohm
Jack
Jack Receptacle
Keying and Color Code
FP
Body
Z
K
I
H
G
F
E
D
C
B
A
P-20
MX10
Color
Water blue
Curry yellow
Beige
Violet
Gray
Brown
Green
Bordeauxviolet
Blue
Signal white
Black
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SMA Connectors
Features and Dimensions
• Subminiature
• Threaded coupling
• DC to 27 GHz
Molex SMA connectors are high-performance subminiature
connectors for microwave frequencies. These connectors are
typically specified to operate up to 18 GHz but will function
mode free to 25 GHz and some SMA connectors have been
designed to operate to 27 GHz.
The screw-threaded coupling insures uniform contact of the
outer conductors, which enables the SMA to minimize
reflections and attenuation at higher frequencies while
providing a high degree of mechanical strength and
durability. In addition, when combined with the screwthreaded coupling, the SMA interface is designed to keep
reactances to a minimum, which allows the SMA to be
used beyond the frequencies associated with snap-on
subminiature connectors.
Typical applications for SMA connectors include microwave
active and passive components, instrumentation, avionics,
and other high-end radio electronics.
Engineering
Nominal Impedance
Cabled
Non-Cabled
Frequency Range
DC-18 GHz
Cable Limited
50 ohms
Voltage Rating - Sea Level
Temperature
335 Vrms
-65 to +165˚C
Mechanical
Cabled
Non-Cabled
31N to 44.4N
(7 to 10 in.-lb)
Force to Engage and
Disengage - Radial
Coupling Nut
Retention Force
Coupling Proof Torque
Mating
Characteristics
8.9N (2 in.-lb)
Plugs-266.6N
(60 lb)
Plugs-1.7N-m
(15 in.-lb)
See MIL-STD-348
Fig. 310-2 for Jacks
Fig. 310-1 for Plugs
Connector Durability
Center Contact Retention
500 cycles
Axial Force
Cable Retention
Axial Force
133.3N (30 lb)
26.7N (6 lb)
N/A
Electrical
Insulation
Resistance
Dielectric
Withstanding
Voltage
Cabled
5000 Megohms
750 Vrms
Non-Cabled
RF High
Potential
Withstanding
500 Vrms at 5 MHz
to 7.5 MHz
670 Vrms
at 5 MHz
Contact Resistance
Center Contact
Initial
3.0 milliohms
Center Contact
After Environment
4.0 milliohms
Outer Contact
Voltage Standing
Wave Ratio
RF Leakage
RF Insertion loss dB max.
5 milliohms
1.15 + .01fGHz
-60 dB min.
2 to 3 GHz
.04
f ( GHz )
N/A
1.04 + .01fGHz
-100 dBmin.
2 to 3 GHz
.04
f ( GHz )
Outer Conductor
to Body
2.0 milliohms
Environmental
Cabled
Non-Cabled
Vibration:
MIL-STD-202, Method 204
Shock:
MIL-STD-202, Method 213
Thermal Shock:
MIL-STD-202, Method 1071
Corrosion (Salt Spray):
MIL-STD-202, Method 101
Moisture Resistance:
MIL-STD-202, Method 106
5 min. after removal
Corona Level: 70,000 Feet
Test Condition D
Test Condition I
Test Condition B
Test Condition B
200 Megohms
250 Vrms
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Recommended
Mating Torque
P
Straight Crimp/Crimp Plug
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Right Angle PCB
Jack Receptacle
MX10
P-21
SMA Connectors
Plug
Straight
Crimp/Crimp
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73251-0151
73251-0131
73251-0450
73251-3120
73251-2931
73251-1630
SMA Connectors
Plug
Right Angle
Solder/Crimp
• Body: Stainless Steel, passivated or Brass
• Center contact crimp or solder termination
• Crimp braid termination
• Packaging: Individual
Cable Group
RG174, 179, 187, 188, 316
RG58, 141, 303
RG174, 179, 187, 188, 316
RG178, 196
LMR240
LMR195
Assembly Instructions
ES-89675-1580
ES-89675-1570
ES-89675-1580
See Sales Drawing
Body
Lead-free
Stainless Steel
Yes
Brass
• Body: Stainless Steel, passivated or Brass
• Center contact solder termination
• Crimp braid termination
• Packaging: Individual
FP
Order No.
73251-0211
73251-0191
73391-0230
73251-0671
P-22
MX10
Cable Group
RG174, 179, 187, 188, 316
RG58, 141, 303
RG174, 179, 187, 188, 316
RG58, 141, 303
Assembly Instructions
ES-89675-1600
ES-89675-1590
ES-89675-1600
See Sales Drawing
Body
Lead-free
Stainless Steel
Brass
Brass
Yes
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SMA Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Vertical
PCB
With PCB Standoffs
73391-0070
Lead-free
Yes
SMA Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Right Angle
PCB
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73391-0060
• Overall Plating: Gold
• Body: Brass
• Packaging: Tray
• Overall Plating: Gold or Nickel
• Body: Brass or Diecast
• Packaging: Tray
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Order No.
73100-0114
73100-0115
73391-0080
73251-0081
73251-2201
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Finish
Gold
Nickel
Gold
Gold
Body
Lead-free
Brass
Diecast
Diecast Bulkhead
Brass
Yes
MX10
P-23
SMA Connectors
Jack Receptacle
4 Hole Flange Mount
Solder Pot
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73391-0040
• Overall Plating: Gold
• Body: Brass
Lead-free
Yes
SMA Connectors
Jack Receptacle
2 Hole Flange Mount
Tab Terminal
• Body: Stainless Steel, passivated
FP
Order No.
73251-0280
P-24
MX10
Lead-free
Yes
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SMA Connectors
Jack Receptacle
4 Hole Flange Mount
Tab Terminal
Lead-free
Yes
SMA Connectors
Jack Receptacle
2 Hole Flange Mount
Extended Dielectric
Post Terminal
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73251-0270
• Body: Stainless Steel, passivated
• Body: Stainless Steel, passivated
P
Order No.
73251-0420
Lead-free
Yes
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MX10
P-25
SMA Connectors
4 Hole Flange Mount
Extended Dielectric
Post Terminal
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73251-0040
• Body: Stainless Steel, passivated
Lead-free
Yes
SMA Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Field Replaceable
2 Hole Flange Mount
27 GHz
• Body: Stainless Steel, passivated
FP
Order No.
73251-0200
73251-0940
73251-0920
73251-0180
P-26
MX10
Accepts Pin Diameter
.305 (0.012)
.381 (0.015)
.457 (0.018)
.508 (0.020)
Lead-free
Yes
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SMA Connectors
Jack Receptacle
2 Hole Flange Mount
27 GHz
Accepts Pin Diameter
.305 (0.012)
.381 (0.015)
.457 (0.018)
.508 (0.020)
Lead-free
Yes
SMA Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Field Replaceable
4 Hole Flange Mount
27 GHz
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73251-1020
73251-1000
73251-0980
73251-0960
• Body: Stainless Steel, passivated
• Body: Stainless Steel, passivated
P
Order No.
73251-0160
73251-0820
73251-0800
73251-0140
Accepts Pin Diameter
.305 (0.012)
.381 (0.015)
.457 (0.018)
.508 (0.020)
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Lead-free
Yes
MX10
P-27
SMA Connectors
Jack Receptacle
4 Hole Flange Mount
27 GHz
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73251-0900
73251-0880
73251-0860
73251-0840
Accepts Pin Diameter
.305 (0.012)
.381 (0.015)
.457 (0.018)
.508 (0.020)
• Body: Stainless Steel, passivated
Lead-free
Yes
SMA Brass
Subminiature
Connectors
• Crimp braid termination
• Packaging: Individual
Bulkhead
Crimp Jack
FP
Order No.
73251-0930
73251-1480
73251-2171
P-28
MX10
Cable Group
RG174, 188, 316
RG178
RG174, 183, 316
Center Contact Termination
Plating
Solder or crimp
Gold
Assembly Instructions
ES-89675-1640
AS-89678-1480
See Sales Drawing
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SMA Brass
Subminiature
Connectors
• Mechanical captivation
• Packaging: Tray
Edge Mount
Jack Receptacle
Plating
Gold
SMA Stainless Steel
Subminiature
Connectors
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73251-1150
• Solder termination
• Packaging: Individual
Straight Solder
Plug
P
Order No.
73251-0031
73251-0051
73251-3091
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Cable Group
.141 SR
.086 SR
.047 SR
Center Contact Termination
Plating
Solder
Gold/Passivated
Assembly Instructions
ES-89675-1520
See Sales Drawing
MX10
P-29
SMA Stainless Steel
Subminiature
Connectors
• Solder termination
• Packaging: Individual
Straight Angle Solder
Plug
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73251-0071
73251-0091
Cable Group
.141 SR
.085 SR
SMA Stainless Steel
Subminiature
Connectors
Center Contact Termination
Plating
Assembly Instructions
Solder
Gold/Passivated
ES-89675-1540
Center Contact Termination
Plating
Assembly Instructions
Solder or crimp
Passivated
• Crimp braid termination
• Packaging: Individual
Bulkhead
Jack
FP
Order No.
73251-0100
73251-0080
73251-1960
Cable Group
RG58, 141, 303
RG55, 142
RG174, 188, 316
SMA Stainless Steel
ES-89675-1550
AS-89678-8940
• Mechanical captivation
• Packaging: Tray
Bulkhead
Feed-through
Jack Receptacle
Order No.
73251-0260
P-30
MX10
Plating
Passivated
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BNC Connectors
Features and Dimensions
• Miniature
• Bayonet Lock Coupling
• DC to 4 GHz
• 50 and 75 ohms
Molex BNC connectors are small, lightweight, weatherproof
miniature connectors that are the most popular connector
series used in a variety of RF applications. The two stud
bayonet coupling system of the BNC yields an easy-to-use,
quick connecting/disconnecting device that accounts for the
BNC’s popularity. These connectors are manufactured to
MIL-PRF-39012 requirements and are typically used in
applications operating up to 4 GHz. BNC connectors are
used in data networking as well as video, audio and test
equipment application. Video applications such as security
systems use 75 ohm versions to match the standard system
impedance.
Engineering
Nominal Impedance
50 ohms
75 ohms
Frequency Range
Voltage Rating - Sea Level
Temperature
DC-4 GHz
500 Vrms
-65 to +165˚C
Mechanical
Nominal Impedance
Force to Engage and Disengage
Axial Force
Coupling Nut
Retention Force
Radial
Mating Characteristics
Durability
Center Contact
Retention - Axial Force
Cable Retention Axial Force
26.7N (6 lb)
RG 174, 188, 316 44.4N (10 lb)
RG 58, 141, 303 88.9N (20 lb)
RG 59, 62 - 133.3N (30 lb)
50 ohms
13.3N (3 lb)
28N-cm (2.5 in.-lb)
Plugs - 444N (100 lb)
SEE ES-73599-0000
500 cycles
75 ohms
Nominal
Impedance
Insulation Resistance
Dielectric
Withstanding Voltage
50 ohms
75 ohms
5000 Megohms
1500 Vrms min.
Contact Resistance
Center Contact Initial
Center Contact
After Environment
Outer Contact
Voltage Standing
Wave Ratio
RF Leakage
RF Insertion Loss
2.0 milliohms
1.5 milliohms
2.5 milliohms
2.0 milliohms
0.2 milliohms
1.30:1 max.
-55 dB at 2.0 to 3.0 GHz
0.2 dB max.
Environmental
Nominal Impedance
Vibration:
MIL-STD-202, Method 204
Shock:
MIL-STD-202, Method 213
Thermal Shock:
MIL-STD-202, Method 1071
Corrosion (Salt Spray):
MIL-STD-202, Method 101
Moisture Resistance:
MIL-STD-202, Method 106
5 min. after removal
Corona Level: 70,000 Feet
50 ohms
75 ohms
Test Condition B
Test Condition G
Test Condition B
Test Condition B
200 Megohms
375 Vrms
N/A
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Electrical
P
Straight Crimp/Crimp Plug
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MX10
P-31
BNC Connectors
Plug
Straight
Crimp/Crimp
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73104-5003
73174-0083
73174-0093
73105-5003
73174-0113
BNC Connectors
Plug
Right Angle
Solder/Crimp
• Overall Plating: Nickel
• Center contact crimp or solder termination
• Crimp braid termination
• Packaging: Individual
Cable Group
Impedance
Center Contact
Non-Captive
Assembly Instructions
AS-73597-0032
50 ohms
Captive
AS-73597-0042
RG58, 141, 303
RG59, 62, 71
75 ohms
Non-Captive
Coupling Nut
Diecast
Brass
Lead-free
Yes
Diecast
AS-73597-0032
• Overall Plating: Nickel
• Center contact solder termination
• Crimp braid termination
• Packaging: Individual
FP
Order No.
73100-0015
73100-0016
P-32
MX10
Cable Group
RG58, 141, 303
RG59, 62, 71
Impedance
50 ohms
75 ohms
Assembly Instructions
Lead-free
AS-73597-0010
Yes
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BNC Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Vertical
PCB
Receptacle Height
21.10 (.831)
27.00 (1.063)
Lead-free
Yes
BNC Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Vertical
With Board Lock Pins
PCB
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73100-0153
73100-0133
• Body: Brass
• Overall Plating: Nickel
• Packaging: Bag
• Body/Housing: Zinc
• Overall Plating: Nickel
• Packaging: Tray
P
Order No.
Impedance
Lead-free
73101-0190
75 ohms
Yes
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MX10
P-33
BNC Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Right Angle
PCB
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73138-5033
73100-0080
73101-0040
• Body/Housing: Zinc
• Overall Plating: Nickel
Impedance
50 ohms
Board Lock Pins
Yes
75 ohms
No
BNC Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Vertical
Panel Isolated
PCB
Lead-free
Yes
• Body: Zinc
• Housing: Valox
• Overall Plating: Nickel
FP
Order No.
73131-5003
73131-5013
73131-7003
P-34
MX10
Housing Color
Black
White
Black
Impedance
50 ohms
Lead-free
Yes
75 ohms
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BNC Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Vertical
Panel Isolated
Filtered
PCB
Order No.
73101-0071
*73171-0440*
• Body: Zinc
• Housing: Valox
• Overall Plating: Nickel
Housing Color
Black
Impedance
75 ohms
50 ohms
Lead-free
Yes
BNC Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Right Angle
Panel Isolated
PCB
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
*Hardware included
• Body: Zinc
• Housing: Valox
• Overall Plating: Nickel
• Packaging: Tray
P
Order No.
73138-5003
73138-5013
73138-0070
73138-0071
Housing Color
Black
White
Black
White
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Impedance
Lead-free
50 ohms
Yes
75 ohms
MX10
P-35
BNC Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Right Angle
Panel Isolated
PCB
Order No.
73100-0131*
73100-0167*
73137-5003
73100-0067
73100-0069
• Body: Zinc
• Housing: Valox
• Overall Plating: Nickel
• Packaging: Tray
Housing Color
White
Impedance
Lead-free
50 ohms
Black
Yes
75 ohms
White
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
* Board lock pins
FP
BNC Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Right Angle
Filtered
Panel Isolated
With Board Lock Pins
PCB
Order No.
73100-0090
73100-0162*
73100-0134
73100-0223*
†
73100-0166†
73101-0070
• Body: Zinc
• Housing: Valox
• Overall Plating: Nickel
• Packaging: Individual
Housing Color
Impedance
PCB Tail Length
Lead-free
4.15 (.163)
Black
50 ohms
3.56 (.140)
Neutral
Black
75 ohms
Yes
4.15 (.163)
*Hardware included
†
High temperature
P-36
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BNC Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Low Profile
Right Angle
With Board Lock Pins
PCB
Order No.
73101-0120
73171-0560*
73171-2360
Impedance
75 ohms
• Body: Zinc
• Overall Plating: Nickel
• Packaging: Tray
• 0.500" height off PCB
Lead-free
Yes
50 ohms
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
* Round pins
P
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MX10
P-37
BNC 50 Ohm
Miniature Connectors
• Packaging: Tray
• Narrow profile
Right Angle PCB
Jack Receptacle
Order No.
73100-0105
73100-0154
BNC 50 Ohm
Body
Zinc Alloy
Plating
Nickel
Tin
• Packaging: Individual
• Isolated from chassis
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Isolated Bulkhead Mount
Jack Receptacle
Solder Pot
Order No.
73115-5003
FP BNC 50 Ohm
Body
Brass
Plating
Nickel
• Packaging: Tray
Bulkhead Mount Jack
Receptacle
Solder Pot
Order No.
73100-0195
P-38
MX10
Body
Brass
Plating
Nickel
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BNC 50 Ohm
Miniature Connectors
• Packaging: Tray
Bulkhead Mount Jack
Receptacle
Solder Pot
Order No.
73119-5003
BNC 50 Ohm
Body
Brass
Plating
Nickel
• Packaging: Tray
Order No.
73124-5005
BNC 50 Ohm
Body
Brass
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
4 Hole Flange Jack
Receptacle
Solder Pot
Plating
Nickel
P
• Packaging: Tray
Adapter
Right Angle
Plug/Jack
Order No.
73151-5003
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Body
Zinc Alloy
Plating
Nickel
MX10
P-39
BNC 50 Ohm
Miniature Connectors
• Packaging: Tray
Adapter
“T”
Jack/Plug/Jack
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Order No.
73148-5003
Body
Zinc Alloy
BNC 50 and 75 Ohm
Commercial Connectors
Jack Receptacle
Right Angle
Low Profile
PCB
Plating
Nickel
• Die cast Zinc alloy
• Ultra low profile
• Board lock pins
• Special knurled nut
• Packaging: Tray
FP
Order No.
73171-0700
P-40
MX10
Body
Zinc Alloy
Plating
Nickel
Impedance
75 ohms
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SMP Subminiature
Connectors
Features and Benefits
• Subminiature
• Push-on or snap coupling
• DC to 40 GHz
• Small Size
• Up to .020" radial mis-alignment
PCB
Cable
Panel
Adapters
The SMP series subminiature connectors offer superior
performance from DC to 40 GHz. PCB mount, cable mount
and in-series adapters provide an interconnect solution for
board-to-board, blind mate and rack and panel applications
while maintaining package density.
Plug
Jack
Electrical
Nominal
Impedance
(Ohms)
Frequency
Range (GHz)
Voltage,
Working
(Vrms)
Insulation
Resistance
(Megohms)
Center
Contact
Resistance
(milliohms)
Outer
Contact
Resistance
(milliohms)
RF Leakage
(-dB)
RF
Insertion
Loss (dB)
VSWR at
Max. Freq
50
DC- 40
335
5000
≤6
≤2
65
≤.1 at 1GHz
1.50
Mechanical
Coupling
Method
Force to
Engage
(max)
Force to
Disengage
Durability
(Cycles)
Push-on
3.38 lbs
1.80 lbs
500
Temperature
(Degrees C)
Vibration:
MIL-STD-202, Method 204
Thermal Shock:
MIL-STD- 202, Method 107
Corrosion (Salt Spray):
MIL-STD-202, Method 101
Mechanical Shock:
MIL-STD-202, Method 213
Moisture Resistance:
MIL-STD-202, Method 106
-65 to +165
Test Condition B
Test Condition C
Test Condition B
Test Condition B
Five minutes after removal
200 Megohms
Environmental
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MX10
P-41
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Typical Specifications
P
SMP Microminiature
Connectors
• Insulator: TFE
• Catchers mitt lead-in chamfer
• Packaging: Tape and reel
Plug
Vertical
PCB
Order No.
73415-3310
73415-3320
Detent
Limited
None
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Adapter
Jack to Jack
FP
Order No.
73415-3350
73415-3020
P-42
MX10
Plating
Brass
Gold
• Insulator: TFE
• Packaging: Tray
Body
Plating
Beryllium Copper
Gold
Jack
Right Angle
Cable
Order No.
73415-3030
73415-3580
73415-3720
Body
• Direct solder attach
• Packaging: Individual
Cable
.086 SR
.047 SR
UT-47-TP
Body
Plating
Assembly Instructions
Beryllium Copper
Gold
AS-89678-7600
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SMP Microminiature
Connectors
• Direct solder attach
• Insulator: TFE
• Packaging: Tray
Jack
Straight
Cable
Order
73415-3740
No. Cable
UT-85-TP
SMP Subminiature
Body
Beryllium Copper
Plating
Gold
Assembly Instructions
AS-89678-8560
• Insulator: TFE
• Packaging: Tray
Order No.
73415-3590
73415-5720
73415-5740
SMP Subminiature
Body
Plating
Brass
Gold
RF/Microwave Coaxial Products
Plug
Edge Mount
Detent
Limited
Full
Smooth Bore
P
• Insulator: TFE
• Packaging: Tape and reel
Plug
Vertical
Surface Mount
Order No.
85305-0232
73415-3810
Body
Plating
Brass
Gold
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Detent
Limited
Smooth Bore
MX10
P-43