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Blue Streak
03-17-08, 03:04 PM
Hello,

I am looking to modify a couple WLAN (PCMCIA - type 2) cards and
attach an external antenna. They both have a Hirose U.Fl connector
on the circuit board. So, I need a "pigtail" that has a Hirose U.Fl
on one end and a female RSMA on the other.

The only place I can find sells such cables has them 12" long. I
only need them 2" or shorter. Does anyone know where I could purchase
such a cable within North America?

TIA...

msg
03-17-08, 05:20 PM
Blue Streak wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I am looking to modify a couple WLAN (PCMCIA - type 2) cards and
> attach an external antenna. They both have a Hirose U.Fl connector
> on the circuit board. So, I need a "pigtail" that has a Hirose U.Fl
> on one end and a female RSMA on the other.
>
> The only place I can find sells such cables has them 12" long. I
> only need them 2" or shorter. Does anyone know where I could purchase
> such a cable within North America?

Well, maybe not in N.A., but have you looked at the obvious?:
http://search.ebay.com/search/search.dll?sofocus=bs&sbrftog=1&dfsp=32&catref=C6&saaff=afdefault&sacur=0&fcl=3&frpp=50&from=R6&saslop=1&fss=0&satitle=u.fl+cable+sma&sacat=-1%26catref%3DC6&sargn=-1%26saslc%3D2&sadis=200&fpos=55805&sabfmts=1&saobfmts=insif&ftrt=1&ftrv=1&saprclo=&saprchi=&fsop=32%26fsoo%3D2

A few shorter than 12".

Could you buy some tooling and connectors? Perhaps buying U.FL double-ended
cables and cutting them in half to terminate them with RP-SMA may be cost
effective.

Michael