IEC Publishes New Edition of IEC 61169-49


A new edition of IEC 61169-49 has been published by the International Electrotechnical Committee. IEC 61169-47 applies to “Radio-frequency connectors – Part 49: Sectional specification for SMAA series R.F. connectors.” The new edition is available for purchase on the IEC website.


IEC 61169-49:2014 which is a sectional specification (SS), provides information and rules for the preparation of detail specifications (DS) for type SMAA series thread mated coaxial connectors. The connectors are normally used for micro wave applications, connecting with 50 Ohms RF cables or microstrips in an operating range up to 27 GHz. These connectors can be intermated with SMA (IEC 60169-15), 3,5 mm (IEEE 287-2007), 2,92 mm (IEC 61169-35) connectors. It also prescribes mating face dimensions for high performance connectors grade 1, dimensional details of standard test connectors grade 0, for general purpose with gauging information and the mandatory tests selected from IEC 61169-1, applicable to all detail specifications relative to type SMAA connectors.”

*Description from the IEC website