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K104F-R flange launcher

K Female Flange Launcher

This product has been discontinued

The K104F-R mates with either the K100 Bead or the K100B Hermetic Bead.

The center pin to microcircuit interface can be accomplished in one of several ways.

  • Anritsu has three different Stress Relief Contacts available. ("Sliding Contacts") All these contacts provide protection to the connection in the event of temperature changes, shock or vibration. The K110-1 is used for microstrip and Coplanar waveguide with 0.15 mm trace widths, the K110-2 is used for stripline with 0.41 mm trace widths, while the K110-3 is used for microstrip with 0.41 mm traces.
  • When used with Coplanar Waveguide, some engineers use a pin-overlap design, which allows the pin to be soldered directly to the trace.
  • Ribbon bonding can be used to connect the pin to the trace.
  • The pin can be attached to the trace using silver epoxy.


Several tools are used to manually install the bead and connector. Use the 01-106 soldering fixture to properly position the bead in a housing before soldering. This tool also is used with the K103F, K103M, and K104M. Use the 01-104 Drill & Tap Set to simplify the job of drilling the required concentric holes in the housing; it is used when NOT using Stress Relief Contacts. Use the 01-108 Drill & Tap Set for the same purpose when Stress Relief Contacts are used.

  • Excellent Performance up to 40 GHz
  • Performance Exceeding SMA Below 18 GHz
  • Superior Reliability
  • Compatibility with SMA, WSMA, and 3.5 mm
  • Complete Testability on Existing Network Analyzers

The K104F-R replaces the K104F

The K104F-R is RoHS compliant. It contains less than the Maximum Concentration Values (MCVs) for Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, Hexavalent Chromium, PBB and PBDE per EU directive 2002/95/EC. The following RoHS exemption applies: Lead as an alloying element in copper containing up to 4% (40000PPM) lead by weight.

All materials contained in the "-R" version are identical to the materials contained in the obsoleted part. Only the "-R" suffix was added to signify RoHS compliance.

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