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Why 4.3/10 MINI DIN Connector is A Better Connector System?

30.06.2018  HarshMet Corporation

Building a cellular network with 4.3/10 mini din connector

The new smaller 4.3/10 connector has been designed and developed by the cellular network base station operators and connector manufacturers to replace 7/16 connectors. New device models with this new connector have now arrived to the network installation scene. The new connector has better PIM value and it is suitable for applications which have space, weight or power limitations.

HarshMet Corporation has a complete selection of network components with the new 4.3-10 connector as well as connectors themselves. All products have excellent PIM values and they are waterproof (IP65/67).

Features of MINI DIN Connector 4.3/10

  • 4.3/10 connector for corrugated and radiating cables
  • Bandwith up to 12 GHz i
  • Power 500 W @ 2 GHz @ 90 °C
  • PIM -166 dBc @ 2x43 dBm (0,4...4 GHz)
  • IP68
  • 100 connection times
  • Operates without fastening


  • Antenna interface
  • Filter applications
  • Outdoor and indoor wireless communication solutions
  • Applications with challenges with limited space, weight or power

4.3/10 MINI DIN versus 7/16 DIN

  • 60% lighter
  • Saves space 40%
  • Better PIM
  • Easy to install
  • Three connection mechanisms compatible with same female connector
  • IEC standad
  • Available from various manufacturers

Three types of connection mechanisms

Connetor is developed together with telecom equipment providers and leading connector manufacturers

  • Fast to install (fastening by hands or quick-lock)
  • Three connection mechanisms compatible with same female connector