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Old 6th December 2005, 08:01 PM   #1
Alves is offline Alves  Europe
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Question Terminating a coaxial (isolated) interconnect

Greetings.

I have cut in half a pair of Wireworld interconnects, in order to make two shorter pairs, using WBT-0108 connectors.

The problem is that on these coaxial cables the micro conductors are isolated. Thus, no signal passes to the WBT connectors.

How can I remove the isolation from the micro conductors in each end, so that the current flows?

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Old 6th December 2005, 09:44 PM   #2
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Alves,

>> How can I remove the isolation from the micro conductors in each end

Use your soldering iron, to remove the insulation on the little wires...
I do it with a 50 watts iron, a piece of hard wood, good solder with resin core
and roll and press the cable under the iron ; it takes about 30 seconds to get it done...

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Old 7th December 2005, 03:29 AM   #3
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Hi Alves,

You could also use just the soldering iron (without solder) to melt the insulation, for that W108 copper-to-copper connection. Donīt forget to crimp the wires after.

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Old 7th December 2005, 11:08 AM   #4
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Alain and Paulo, thank you very much for the tips. I will give it a try.
Yes, the WBT-108 are the crimp version. I have tried the solder version RCA WBT-101 with WBT solder and the results were not so good as just screwing (crimping) the wire directly to the WBT-108. Possibly, my solder technique is not the best...

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