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FAKRA RF Connector System

We offer a comprehensive connector system that is fully compatible and designed based on requirements from the FAKRA RF and USCAR standards. Product offerings within our automated FAKRA connectors portfolio include RF cable assemblies, terminals and housings for use in various automotive applications, and more.

FAKRA Automated Connectors

Combining Automated Manufacturing with RF Performance Up to 6GHz

FAKRA Automated Connectors - Coaxial connection system for radio frequency analog/digital signals supporting up to 6GHz.

Product Features & Standards
  • Fully compliant to USCAR requirements 
  • Optimized for automated manufacturing 
  • Full product family - single/dual headers, terminals, sealed/unsealed connectors and cable assemblies.
  • Primary and secondary locks 
  • Tape and reel, optional tray packaging 
  • 4 available codings, A to N + Z 
Typical Applications
  • On-board diagnostics (V2X)
  • Bluetooth/Dual Band Wi-Fi
  • 360 degree surround view camera
  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
  • 5G

FAKRA II & IV RF Compliant Connectors

FAKRA II & IV RF Compliant Connectors - Coaxial connection system for radio frequency analog/digital signals supporting up to 4GHz.

Product Features & Standards
  • Full range of products based on the FAKRA interface standard
  • Fully compatible to USCAR requirements
  • Product range: connectors, terminals, PCB connections, cable assemblies
  • Straight jack and plug terminals for different cable types
  • Special cable assemblies are available

TE's FAKRA RF compliant connector system is designed to meet or exceed the following automotive standards:

  • ISO20860-1 (50 Ohms Impedance Radio Frequency Connection System Interface)
  • SAE/USCAR-17 (Performance Specification for Automotive RF Connector Systems)
  • SAE/USCAR-18 (FAKRA SMB RF Connector Supplement)
  • SAE/USCAR-2 (Performance Specification for Automotive Electrical Connector Systems)
Typical Applications
  • Telematics
  • Multimedia
  • Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
  • Mobile phones
  • Radios
  • Mobile television
  • Digital satellite radios

What is FAKRA RF?

"FAKRA RF" is an acronym developed in Germany for “FAchKReis Automobile”, which can be translated as “Automobile Expert Group”. The FAKRA RF connector specification was developed by a sub-committee within the German Committee of Automobile Manufactures.