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For a project, I would like to connect a cheap PCB antenna from Molex to a SMA female connector. One of the antenna is this one:

Molex 146220-0100: http://www.molex.com/molex/products/datasheet.jsp?part=active/1462200100_ANTENNAS.xml

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Instead of a exact description of the connector of the antenna, the specs only state that it fits on a "Microcoaxial RF" connector, described as: 50 Ohms, MCRF, PCB Vertical Jack Receptacle, SMT, 1.25mm Mounted Height. Shown here: http://www.molex.com/molex/products/datasheet.jsp?part=active/0734120110_RF_COAX_CONNECTORS.xml

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Is the plug on the antenna a proprietary connector from Molex?

Or in the other case, whats the right name of the connector I have to search for?

My goal is to find an adapter from the connector of this antenna to the SMA female connector on the board I use.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ "Is the plug on the antenna a proprietary connector from Molex?" have you tried asking Molex this question? \$\endgroup\$ – Andy aka Jan 16 '17 at 13:39
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These are commonly and informally known as "U.FL connectors" after the original part number from Hirose, see this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hirose_U.FL.

It is a proprietary connector from Hirose, but many second source exist, typically under the name "ultraminiature coaxial connector" or similar.

Search for "UFL to SMA".

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