RG-6/U is a common type of coaxial cable (electrical cable with an inner conductor surrounded by a tubular insulating layer typically of a flexible material with a high dielectric constant) used in a wide variety of residential and commercial applications. RG-6 (which originally stand for Radio Guide) is used to refer to coaxial cables with an 18 AWG center conductor and 75 ohm characteristic impedance. RG-6 has many specifications: F6TSSV, F6TSSVcu, F6TVS, F6TVScu, F660BV, F660BVcu, F660BVF,F660BVM, F690BV, F690BVcu, F690BVF, F690BVM maximum range.
RG6 Coaxial Cable to RCA Compression Connector installation procedures:
- Using a 2-bladed stripping tool, strip the RG6 coaxial cable exposing 0.25 inch of the center conductor and remove the 0.25 inch of the outer coaxial cable insulation.
- Fold the braid back over the outer coaxial cable insulation.
- Then carefully insert the coaxial cable into the RCA compression connector until firmly seated.
- Finally, using a proper tool, compress the connector.