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RS Components stocks Amphenol HD-BNC™ family to deliver high-density connectivity for high definition requirements

Compact connector footprint enables fourfold increase in interconnects to provide reduced equipment size and weight in broadcast and other applications

Taiwan, 30 May 2013 :

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, is stocking the High Density BNC (HD-BNC™) family of connectors from Amphenol, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of interconnect products.

With a footprint 51% smaller than traditional BNC connectors, and 40% smaller than DIN 1.0/2.3, the HD-BNC allows four times as many interconnects as the BNC, making it possible to reduce equipment size and weight in applications requiring high definition resolution, such as in broadcast and digital video (HDTV), as well as in network routing and switching. 

This high-density connector delivers true 75 ohm impedance over a frequency range of 0-6GHz to provide higher performance over longer distances. Engineered to enhance electrical and mechanical performance, the HD-BNC features the trusted push and turn interface of a traditional BNC, providing tactile feedback and a positive lock for quick and guaranteed mating. The range meets and exceeds SMPTE 292M and 424M standards and offers full compatibility with traditional broadcast cables such as Belden, Times Fiber, Draka, and Image 360 and utilises the same crimping tools and cable preparations as standard BNC connectors. 

The Amphenol HD-BNC family of connectors is available to order now from RS Components at /web/.

About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 550,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping around 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2013 had revenues of GBP1.24bn.

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