Cell Site Installation

Amphenol is a leading global interconnect solutions provider to the wireless infrastructure market, including applications such as cellular base stations, radio links, mobile switches, wireless routers, cellsite antenna systems, combiners, transceivers, filters, and amplifiers. Amphenol offers a wide product portfolio for every wireless standard and generation radio technology including 3G, 3.5G, 4G, WiMAX, LTE, and future IP-based solutions. The product range includes RF, low-frequency, power and fiber-optic connectors and cable assemblies, antennas, backplane interconnect systems, power distribution systems, and installation accessories.

4.3/10 Product Series

4.3/10 Product Series

Amphenol RF offers a full range of 4.3-10 connectors and adapters, which are engineered for the wireless market and are ideal for applications requiring low passive intermodulation, or PIM.

7/16 Product Series

7/16 Product Series

The 7/16 series provides superior performance for both return loss and intermodulation distortion (IMD). These connectors are very robust, extremely stable and mostly with waterproof specifications, making them ideal for applications where vibration resistance and environmental protection is important.

N-Type Product Series

N-Type Product Series

N-Type connectors, adapters, and cable assemblies are designed to satisfy the need for a durable, weatherproof, medium-size RF products with consistent performance through 11 GHz. Our N-Type connecters feature threaded coupling mechanisms and are fully interchangeable with N-Type connectors made to the MIL-C-39012 specification. These connectors are used in all systems where excellent RF and mechanical performance is critical.

Coaxial Fixed Attenuators

Coaxial Fixed Attenuators

Amphenol RF attenuators are designed to offer flat attenuation over the designated frequency range and feature a microwave grade resistor that consistently reduces power. Hex flats on the body allow this attenuator to be easily torqued to the mating connector.

Between Series Adapters

Between Series Adapters

Amphenol RF's between series adapters are 2-port interconnects that provide a mechanical conversion between two RF connector types. They are available across many connector series and in a variety of orientations and mounting types.

Coaxial Terminators and Loads

Coaxial Terminators and Loads

Amphenol RF terminators are available in many common series and genders including 1.0/2.3, APC-3.5, APC-5.5, BNC, F-type, HD-BNC, N-Type, QMA, and SMA. Amphenol RF terminators reliably prevent RF signals from being reflected along the transmission line to reduce interference.

AARC Cable Assembly

AARC Cable Assembly

Amphenol's harsh environment AARC plug and receptacle assemblies are available in 2-fiber or 4-fiber configurations. Based on the N-Type RF threaded connector housing, this interconnect system provides superior optical performance in outdoor environments using LC-style 1.25mm ceramic ferrules.
The corrosion resistant metal housings provide a durable and environmentally protected solution for optical connectivity in areas exposed to elements such as rain, snow, dirt, and other types of contamination.
Factory-terminated AARC assemblies are available in plug, receptacle, and in-line connector styles, and can be supplied as pigtails or jumpers in lengths starting from 1 meter. Factory-terminated AARC receptacle assemblies are available with flange, jam-nut, or in-line configurations. Amphenol’s AARC connectors are exceptionally suited for WiMax, LTE, 3G/4G/5G wireless, and base station applications.

Direct Connect Solutions

Direct Connect Solutions

Amphenol direct connect trunk solutions offer fiber optic and/or power connectivity in a single cable, with up to 48 fiber pairs and 18 copper conductors available. A single trunk enables connectivity to several RRH’s without the need for a tower top distribution box.

The direct connect hybrid trunk is the most efficient and easiest to install solution on the market. The plug and play installation system is the preferred choice of many communication equipment manufacturers and operators.

A metal canister providing a secure and reliable hoisting and grounding mechanism splits power and optical cables into separate ruggedized short branches equipped with fiber optic outdoor harsh environment connectors and optional power connectors. The connection to the RRH is ensured with fiber jumpers factory terminated with RRH interface (large range available to fit most of RRH in the market) and optional power jumpers.

IP-FX Housing

IP-FX Housing

The Amphenol IP-FX is a sealed, outdoor feedthru housing that is designed to provide dust and water protection for assemblies mating to outdoor enclosures and transmission equipment. The IP-FX is suitable to protect several connector types including LC Duplex, RJ45, USB, and others.

The unique design of the IP-FX housing allows it to be supplied on factory terminated (tested cables) or field installed over existing cables such as LC Duplex or RJ45, making it an ideal solution for conversion from legacy systems to newer transmission equipment. IP-FX housing mates to equipment or enclosures that are pre-fitted with the FullAXS® -style receptacle, providing a water and dust sealed interface when mated. Applications include connection to Remote Radio Units (RRU/RRH), FTTA equipment and other outdoor systems.

J-Connector Housing

J-Connector Housing

The Amphenol optical J-connector housing is designed for optical connectivity to outdoor installed electronics. Using a ‘Direct Connect’ topology, the J-Connector accepts either SFP or SFP+ pluggable transceivers, effectively transforming the passive optical assembly into an active, electrical interface. This connection method allows quick and easy replacement of the optics and allows re-configuration for upgrades.

The field installable version can be installed over an existing outdoor simplex or duplex LC assembly for applications requiring on-site or local assembly manufacturing. The J-Connector optical bulkhead receptacle is designed to accept any MSA compliant SFP or SFP+ transceiver, providing both an IP67 grade water and dust ingress protection as well as grounding to the panel/cage for improved EMI shielding.

PT-LC Cable Assembly

PT-LC Cable Assembly

Amphenol's harsh environment PT/LC plug assemblies and mating receptacles leverage the proven MIL-DTL-26482 spec connector system to provide an environmental seal and mechanical protection for 2 fiber duplex LC style connections.

Available with either a quick-mate bayonet or anti-vibration threaded coupling, the PT/LC provides a simple and reliable sealed connection. Factory terminated PT/LC plug assemblies, in various lengths, can be provided as jumpers to connect with most any industry standard optical connectors, allowing hassle free integration with existing hardware.

The PT/LC receptacle accepts standard simplex or duplex LC assemblies to provide cost effective connections to active devices or patching with LC pigtails or jumpers. The PT/LC is capable of performing in the toughest environments and is exceptionally suited for WiMax, LTE, 3G/4G/5G wireless, small cell and base station applications. Many available receptacle mounting configurations and cable types allow installation into almost any system or application.

PT-MPO Cable Assembly

PT-MPO Cable Assembly

Amphenol harsh environment PT-MPO plug assemblies and mating receptacles leverage the proven MIL-DTL-26482 spec connector system to provide an environmental seal and mechanical protection for 4 to 24 fiber MPO style connections.

The PT-MPO metal bayonet connector system is quick to deploy, requiring only ¼ turn. It is a metal construction and has a positive latching system (both audible and visual). Factory-terminated PT-MPO plug assemblies are available in lengths starting from 1 meter and can be provided as jumpers with breakouts to connect with most industry standard optical connectors, allowing hassle-free integration.

The PT-MPO receptacle accepts industry standard MPO patch cables to be used inside the enclosure, allowing simple connection to QSFP devices, or can be used with a breakout cable for discrete single fiber or SFP connections. Amphenol’s PT-MPO connectors are exceptionally suited for WiMax, LTE, and other applications requiring more than 2 fibers. The PT-MPO is capable of performing in even the toughest environments.

R2CT Housing

R2CT Housing

The R2CT field installable IP67 weatherproof housing is designed as a cost effective means of providing a removable interface for applications requiring protection from wet or dirty environments.

It allows for quick and easy installation onto Optical LC, RJ45, or other outdoor communication assembly styles. The system can be field assembled over previously deployed assemblies or provided on factory terminated assemblies for quick and reliable deployments. The R2CT allows direct mating to edge mounted active devices or as a sealed feed-thru to adapters or internally mounted devices. The R2CT gland is also suitable for use as a feed-through interface for other type signal and fiber applications. Amphenol’s R2CT Field Installable cable glands are exceptionally suited for wireless base station applications.

TxRx Cable Assembly

TxRx Cable Assembly

Amphenol's TxRx Harsh Environment Interconnect system is designed to provide an outdoor LC-based sealed connection to a board mounted SFP or RJ45 device within a sealed enclosure. The system is designed to provide IP67 dust and water protection when connector and receptacle are mated or with dust caps installed. Plug cap includes integrated pulling eye for easy installation. Amphenol’s TxRx assemblies are exceptionally suited for WiMax, LTE, wireless, wireless backhaul and base station applications.

LC Connectors and Cable Assemblies

LC Connectors and Cable Assemblies

Amphenol Fiber Optic Product's LC small form factor (SFF) connectors utilize the familiar RJ-45 latching mechanism. The LC provides great space savings in the network. With accelerated growth demanding greater bandwidth in less physical space, LC connectors have been established as the connector of choice for high density patch panels and installations. Amphenol’s LC connectors and cable assemblies are an easy-to-use, low-cost solution without any sacrifice of performance. Amphenol LC connectors are compliant to EIA/TIA-604-10 and IEC 61754-20.

SC Connectors and Cable Assemblies

SC Connectors and Cable Assemblies

Amphenol Fiber Optic Product's premier high-performance fiber optic SC connector utilizes a push/pull retention feature enabling easy insertion and removal, making it ideally suited for standard applications. The SC connector features an internal cavity and epoxy injection tube that virtually eliminates the possibility of improper epoxy application, thus providing higher manufacturing yields and superior quality. A variety of cable, boot, and accessory options are available to assist with cable routing and end customer installation. Amphenol’s SC connectors are compliant to EIA/TIA-604-3, IEC 61754-4, and fully tested by a third party test lab per Telcordia GR-326 CORE specifications.

MPO Connectors and Cable Assemblies

MPO Connectors and Cable Assemblies

Amphenol Fiber Optic Products manufactures a comprehensive line of MPO connectors and cable assemblies that provide high density connections for the expanding datacom market space. A variety of cable, boot, and accessory options are available to assist with cable routing and end customer installation. Amphenol MPO connectors are RoHS compliant and meet TIA/EIA 604-5 and IEC 61754-7 intermateability standards.

ST Connectors and Cable Assemblies

ST Connectors and Cable Assemblies

Amphenol’s ST and STII connectors utilize a bayonet style mating concept to provide a secure, robust coupling mechanism. The enclosed spiral slotted coupling nut allows easy insertion in densely packed patch panels. The ST connector has been used extensively in telecom, data premise installation, and test lab applications. Special attention has been given to every ST performance parameter, increasing product repeatability and exceeding industry standards. The ST connector is available with a plastic or die cast body with a ceramic or stainless steel ferrule. Amphenol’s ST and STII connectors utilize a bayonet style mating concept to provide a secure, robust coupling mechanism. The enclosed spiral slotted coupling nut allows easy insertion in densely packed patch panels. The ST connector has been used extensively in telecom, data premise installation, and test lab applications. Special attention has been given to every ST performance parameter, increasing product repeatability and exceeding industry standards. The ST connector is available with a plastic or die cast body with a ceramic or stainless steel ferrule.

Singlemode Cable Assemblies

Singlemode Cable Assemblies

Amphenol is a premier manufacturer of singlemode patch cords in the telecommunications industry, meeting or exceeding many of the industry standard requirements for optical transmission loss, reflectance, visual endface specifications, and geometry. Amphenol offers standard patch cords in a variety of configurations and connector types. Both standard and bend insensitive fiber types are available.

Multimode Cable Assemblies

Multimode Cable Assemblies

Amphenol is a premier manufacturer of Multimode patch cords in the telecommunications industry, meeting or exceeding many of the industry standard requirements for optical transmission loss, reflectance, visual endface specifications, and geometry. Amphenol offers standard patch cords in a variety of configurations and connector types. Multimode assemblies are available in a variety of fiber types: 62.5/125, 50/125, OM3, OM4, and bend reduced OM3/OM4.

1.2mm Cable Assemblies

1.2mm Cable Assemblies

Amphenol’s 1.2mm fiber optic assemblies are ideally suited for network applications where space in the fiber management trays is limited. The 1.2mm diameter of the cable reduces congestion in trays and racks, allowing for better airflow. These assemblies are a perfect complement to High Density fiber management systems.

Amphenol connectors are designed and manufactured to meet GR-326 requirements and 100% factory tested in Amphenol’s world class manufacturing facilities. Available in SC and LC connector types, Simplex and Zipcord styles, and S/M, OM1, OM2, OM3, and OM4 fiber types.

LC-X Flippable Cable Assembly

LC-X Flippable Cable Assembly

Amphenol’s LC-X flippable Uniboot connector simplifies cable routing in high density panels. The compact design allows for greater density as well as the convenience of reversing the polarity. Amphenol Uniboot LC-X flippable assemblies reduce congestion in racks and trays due to the one boot, one cable design that replaces the need for stocking two connectors of opposing polarities. With the new flippable technology, the polarity of the connector can be changed quickly without the use of special tools. In addition to this, the pitch can easily be changed from standard (6.25mm) to mini (5.25mm).

Outdoor Enclosures

Outdoor Enclosures

Amphenol’s Fiber Demarcation Boxes offer superior protection for indoor or outdoor equipment installations. These sealed polymer enclosures provide a long life, weather resistant location to demarcate, combine, or segregate optical signal fibers for connection to various communication equipment, including backhaul, macro and small cell wireless applications.
Enclosures are tailored with internal or external patching, splicing and/or distribution options to meet existing requirements and provision for future expansion.
Entrance and exit ports can be configured to include pigtails, flexible port covers, sealing cable glands or pluggable receptacles for optical fiber cables. Provided with integrated mounting features, the enclosures are designed for easy installation in any location and environment, ideal for wall and pole mount applications.

RF Combiners

RF Combiners

Amphenol Private Networks' product programme of VHF & UHF RF combiners allow multiple transcievers to be connected together through one antenna system. Traditional designs are combined with state-of-the-art technologies to produce world leading products, including:
Cavity Combiners
Hybrid Combiners
Single-Tray Combining Solutions
Active Reciever Multicouplers
Amphenol Private Networks' diverse range of products are suited to applications within:
Public Safety, TETRA & LTE
Transport
Aviation and Marine
Military & Defence
Cellular Communications

RF Filters

RF Filters

Amphenol Private Networks' product programme of VHF & UHF RF Filters provide high-quality RF signal conditioning for professional applications. Products are available for frequencies between 27MHz and 5.8GHz, including:
High Pass and Low Pass Filters
Duplex Filters
Diplexers and Triplexers
Band Pass / Band Reject Filters
Amphenol Private Networks' diverse range of products are suited to applications within:
Public Safety, TETRA & LTE
Transport
Aviation and Marine
Military & Defence
Cellular Communications

Base Station Antennas

Base Station Antennas

Amphenol Private Networks' product programme of VHF & UHF base station antennas reflects state-of-the-art modern antenna construction, and comprises directional and omnidirectional fixed site antennas for frequencies between 27MHz and 5.8GHz, including:
Glassfibre Colinear Antennas
XPOL and VPOL Panel Antennas
Yagi and Directional Antennas
Dipole and Dipole Array Antennas
Amphenol Private Networks' diverse range of products are suited to applications within:
Public Safety, TETRA & LTE
Transport
Aviation and Marine
Military & Defence
Cellular Communications

LMR® EZ Style Connectors

LMR® EZ Style Connectors

Times Microwave is the leader in providing high quality EZ style connectors. These non-solder type connectors use silver or gold plated beryllium copper spring contacts for optimal cable contact and offer considerable time savings, increased performance and more reliability than traditional solder-pin connectors. Most of our EZ connectors are available in an "X" version - no braid trim required.

LMR® Cable

LMR® Cable

LMR cables are high performance coaxial communications cables designed for use in virtually all wireless system applications. The cables are more flexible than corrugated cables and exhibit much lower loss than traditional RG cables. Additional LMR products include high performance connectors in popular interfaces, prep tools, installation tools and accessories.

LMR® Cable Installation Tools

LMR® Cable Installation Tools

Times Microwave Systems offers a complete line of rugged, specially designed custom cable prep tools. These tools are designed to eliminate or minimize many of the mechanical and electrical variables that play a part in the connector attachment process. In addition to providing much desired control in the field connector attachment process, they offer a considerable time savings and are much safer to use than traditional cable prepping.

Crimp Tools

Crimp Tools

Amphenol RF offers a full line of termination tooling to meet your specific production requirements. All tools meet Amphenol’s stringent design and quality requirements and provide a consistent and reliable crimp each and every time, thereby ensuring the integrity of the connector termination.

5961300

5961300

4-Band, 8-Port, 65°, XPOL, Panel Antenna, Variable Tilt, 2683 mm

5980300

5980300

6-Band, 12-Port, 65°, XPOL, Panel Antenna, Variable Tilt, 2683 mm

PhaseTrack®

PhaseTrack®

PhaseTrack® cable assemblies are designed for applications demanding minimal phase change over temperature. All PhaseTrack cables use proprietary TF4® dielectric that does not have the abrupt shift in the phase that occurs with solid or tape wrapped PTFE based products under normal room ambient temperature conditions. PhaseTrack cable has the same triple shield construction used in Times popular SF®, SFT®, SilverLine® and MT cables.

SFT™

SFT™

SFT™ high performance microwave cables are rugged and flexible making them ideal for interconnect applications from inside LRUs to system interconnects and antenna feeders in military and commercial systems. The wide range of available connectors cover many interface types and frequency ranges.

MilTech®

MilTech®

Times Microwave produces sealed, flexible RF and microwave transmission line assemblies optimized for military environments. These cables exhibit an extremely long life in the rigorous environments found in airborne, shipboard and ground based applications. MilTech® cables are hermetically sealed and incorporate intermediate sections compatible with an assortment of connector systems.