The F-Type connector series is a high performance, cost competitive threaded connector series. Primary applications of the F-Type connectors are for cable television (CATV), set top boxes and cable modems.

Amphenol’s F-Type is a 75 Ω connector capable of accepting .022-.042 in. diameter conductors and complies with a 3/8-32 thread specification.

The F-Type connector is a threaded alternative to the slide-on G-Type connector.

Related Products

F-Type Adapters
F-Type Accessories

Features and Benefits

  • Patent pending contact design provides truly cylindrical coaxial contact and provides superior RF performance and excellent insertion/withdrawal characteristics
  • Multiple PCB mount packages: surface mount, edge mount, right angle and straight, meets many customer application needs
  • Accommodates .022-.042 in. diameter conductor sizes. One connector accommodates a wide range of cable sizes, reducing part numbers


  • Head End Equipment
  • Set Top Boxes
  • CATV
  • High Speed Cable Modems
  • CIMs
  • Hybrid Fiber Coax Networks

F-Type Specifications

Impedance 75 Ohms
Frequency Range DC-1 GHz, extended range to 3 GHz
RF Leakage -100dB min @ 1 GHz
Temperature Range -40⁰F to +140⁰F
Mating 3/8-32 threaded
Cable Attachement Hex braid-crimp
Cable Retention 20 lb min
These characteristics are typical and may not apply to all connectors.

Interface Dimensions