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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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Draytek Vigor 130 Modem (VDSL)
Ubiquiti Edgerouter Lite-3
Macbook Air (Mid 2013) (El Capitan)
Nexus 7 32gb (V1)
Samsung H6400 55" LED TV x 2
Panasonic TH-P50G10Z 50" Plasma TV (Great picture, no smarts, just old)
Panasonic DMR-PWT530GZ Blu-ray Recorder (Rubbish!)
Tivo x 2, Roku 3 x 1, Amazon FireTV x 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 5


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