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reverse polarity?

by rich7775 / October 15, 2009 7:40 AM PDT

What is reverse polarity? Do i need a certain type of cable for connectors, I'm in the UK.

many thanks in advance for any help you can give.

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Reverse Polarity Connectors
by pete_martin / October 15, 2009 12:46 PM PDT
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I think its the Americans, not you Brits :-), who are responsible for this piece of nonsense. For some reason, they didn't want users connecting high gain antennas to wireless routers so specified that "non-standard" should be used. The cheapest way to meet this spec was to swap the pins around in standard connectors such SMAs TNCs etc. It's just created a new class of connector plus a lot of confusion.

Its worth just checking out what you need by looking at the pics on this link:

http://www.rfshop.co.uk/blog/coaxialconnectorsidentifying

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Here in the USA, Canada, they used Reverse SMA connections.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 15, 2009 11:39 PM PDT
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