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4.3-10 IP68 Dust Caps

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Keeping It Clean Prevents PIM

Hughes Electronics advanced Ingress excluding cover for 7/16 and 4.3-10 connectors are IP68 rated caps with a built in humidity indicator to alert Riggers to the presence of humidity.

Hughes dust cap familyThe importance of keeping connector interfaces clean in cellular base station environments cannot be understated, the consequences of dust or water ingress can have dire outcomes for Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR), linearity and PIM.

Humidity is equally destructive too. Salts and minerals deposited in the signal transit areas create a fine layer of contamination causing “constructive resistance” to occur. Resistance transforms impedance and initiates reflections, degrading Signal to Noise Ratio and initiating corrosion.

Hughes IP68 ingress prevention cap incorporates an ingenious built in humidity indicator that stops dust, grime and water in its tracks and alerts you to the amount of humidity in the connector mating area. You need never install a contaminated connector again.

Key Features:

  • Transparent cap with humidity indicator
  • Easily fitted (no tools needed)
  • Rugged construction
  • Lightweight
  • IP68 rated