[mythtv-users] Off topic - can someone identify this connector please, I think it's US standard.

John Haywood john at jhit.com.au
Thu Mar 17 21:25:46 UTC 2011


On 18/03/2011, at 8:20 AM, Ben Kamen wrote:

> On 3/17/2011 4:15 PM, Eric Sharkey wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 5:03 PM, Robert McNamara
>> <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 1:49 PM, Another Sillyname
>>> <anothersname at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>>>> On the back of a HTPC I have an antenna input connector, in the image
>>>> below it's circled in red.
>>>> 
>>>> http://img820.imageshack.us/i/boxback.jpg/
>>> 
>>> Looks like coax with a BNC connector if it's push on.
>> 
>> BNC isn't push on, it's push on then twist.  I don't know what this
>> one is called, but it's not BNC.
> 
> Right - BNC's are a combo push then twist.
> 
> It doesn't look like a BNC. It might be an RCA (like your Stereo's Push-On's, provided you don't have Pro Audio gear)
> 
> But again, a better close up picture would help.
> 
>  -Ben

The picture is a bit small, but almost definitely its a female SMA connector (F5) - used here in Oz as a standard way to connect the antenna:

http://goo.gl/HYsuv

hth

John Haywood

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