[Gta04-owner] Antwort: Re: MMCX connector

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Tue Feb 19 11:33:26 CET 2013


Am 19.02.2013 um 11:29 schrieb Sven Dyroff:

> Hello Nikolaus, 
> 
> > They are as specified by the manufacturer and using more solder paste gives risk 
> > of the component swimming away and giving short circuits. 
> > Since we have not yet ordered PCBs for the GTA04A5 we can try to make some 
> > modifications. 
> 
> ok, perhaps it may already help if you make them carefully only little bit bigger. 
> 
> > The main problem is that the connector may be stuck in the case and when lifting 
> > the PCB whilte the connector is still in the case introduces a very strong leverage 
> > force. 
> 
> Your system manual gives a very good explanation that one needs to pay much caution on this connector when removing the board out of the case.

Yes because that is when we did experience some problems.

> But I'm talking about the use case of simply plugging in an external antenna. When doing this reasonably carefully, I would expect the contacts of the connector to survive, even when doing this more than once...   ;-) 

Oops. How did that happen? Can you share a photo?

BR,
Nikolaus

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