F-Type Male Twist-On Connector - RG59

Part no. 121

Twist-On Style | Male | Nickel Plated Brass

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Quantity Discount Pricing
1 - 4 5 - 19 20 - 99 100 - 499 500+
$0.42 $0.32 $0.28 $0.25 $0.22

F-type twist on connectors offer quick and easy terminations. The internally threaded connector is threaded onto the outer jacket of the coaxial cable. There is no need for crimping with this connector.


  • Fits RG59
  • F-6 (F-56) Male
  • 1 Piece
  • Twist-on
  • Nickel-plated brass

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Features & Specs
Cable Type The type of cable this connector fits? RG59
Form factor The form factor of this connector? Straight
Style The style of this connector? Twist On
Gender The gender of this connector? Male
Material The material this connector is made from? Brass with nickel plating
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Q: What is an F connector?

A: An F connector is a 75 Ohm coaxial connector that uses the coaxial cables solid center conductor as a pin.

Q: What is an F connector used for?

A: F connectors are commonly used on television, cable television, satellite television, cable modems, VHF & UHF antennas.

Q: What other terminology is used to describe and F connector?

A: Sometimes F connectors are described by a different name. Here are some different terms

  • F-56, F-6 (F-56), F-11: These are terms to describe the connector type (F) and the cable that they will terminate on.
  • F-61: A panel mount F connector
  • F-71: A male to male F adapter
  • F-81 A female to female F adapter

Q: What are the different types of F Connectors?

A: The 3 main types of F connectors are:

  • Compression: Compression connectors give the best connectivity and are waterproof. A compression tool is required for termination.
  • Crimp:  Crimp connectors are more commonly used because of their low cost as well of ease of termination. Crimp connectors come with an attached or separate crimp ring. These are not waterproof and should be used indoors.  Crimp connectors require a crimp tool for termination.
  • Twist on: Twist on connectors are the easiest to terminate.  Twist on connectors are threaded on to the out jacket of a coaxial cable. These are not waterproof and should be used indoors. Tools are not required for termination of the twist on style.

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