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I bought Steren RCA - RG6 jacks (P/N 200-085) and need to know the proper way to install them on RG6 cable. Do you fold the braid back over the jacket when installing? Is there documentation that descibes the length of exposed center conductor. Thanks, Don

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  • ldh_don May 17, 2009

    Thanks for the info BB. And yes, I have all the tools, but I didn't have the info as to correct install. I appreciate your time and help with my problem. Don

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Don,
Here is a link to the manual for the connectors you bought: http://www.sterenusa.com/bssd/news/NPR_PDF/PermaSeal.pdf
If you don't have one already, you will need to get a compression tool for these connectors. They range in cost from about $25.00 to $50.00 US. Also, If you aren't experienced with stripping coax cable you should probably buy the stripper they recommend for these connectors.
As for the braid, don't fold it back and usually the center conductor should be cut to about 1/4 inch on connectors like these.

Good Luck,
BB

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