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Topic # 72591 29-Nov-2010 22:08 Send private message

Simple question...
Can I add an F-Type connector to an RG59 cable.
I have a compression tool (but no spare F-type connectors to test with) and have only used it with RG6 cable. 





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  Reply # 410918 29-Nov-2010 22:11 Send private message

Yip, but you obviously need to have an RG59 F connector. One for RG6 won't work.

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  Reply # 411018 30-Nov-2010 09:15 Send private message

Yeah there are different sized F connectors for each cable. So yes it can be done if you buy the right parts, but no, you can't reliably put an RG6 connector on a RG59 sized cable.

In all cases the 'F' part of it is the same size.



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  Reply # 411153 30-Nov-2010 12:58 Send private message

Thanks to both of you.
I actually didn't know that there was an F-Type connector for RG59.
I am glad I asked.





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