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Connector question

nepaldas
01-16-2008, 01:21 PM
I have a bulk to mini RGB wire out of which i am trying to make component wires.

I was just wondering which connectors to buy.

Plus I already have a compression tool so I could posisbly use one of those snap on connectors. My problem is i can"t find connectors for the small mini RGB wires.

And since I am a newbie here, some sort of guide of making the actual cable will be highly helpful and appreciated.

Rick-F
01-16-2008, 01:44 PM
I would think you could buy inexpensive, fully made component cables for less than what connectors will cost. . . perhaps you are going to make hundreds of cables . . .

You can get a six foot component video cable for $3.
Specifications for $3 Cable:
Color Coded: Green, Red and Blue
Triple heavy-duty super shielded RG-59/U coaxial cables to maximum signal transfer and minimize interference.
Gold plated RCA plugs to improve conductivity.
Color coded and labelled for the luminance (Y) and chrominance (Pr, Pb) Signals.
Stranded center conductor: 22 AWG (17/0.16) Super shielding: 120% aluminum foil + 96/0.12 braid.
Fully molded construction. Excellent quality.

Radio Shack has solderless terminals (RCA plug type)-- 4 pack is $3.99 -- you need 6 terminals for each component cable. Unless you are going into business to make cables-- just buy them already made . . .

ericspencer
01-17-2008, 02:26 PM
There is no real industry standard for diameters and center conductor guage with "mini" coax - if you know what brand/part number you have its easier to determine the proper connector. ICM makes an RCA connector for solid center coax, there are two part numbers depending on the wire size. FS1RCA or FS15RCA