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SparkFun will be closed May 25, 2015 for Memorial Day. Orders placed after 2pm on Friday the 22nd will ship out on Tuesday. Thanks!

vern

Member Since: May 1, 2009

Country: United States

  • The other names are not “definitions” for the acronym BNC. They are nicknames or perhaps mnemonics used to remember the letters B,N,C.
    If you go to Amphenol’s site, they tell you what the real name is.
    Paul Neill of Bell Labs and Carl Concelman of Amphenol, collaborated to develop the BNC connector, and it was named after them and its locking mechanism.
    Neill had formerly invented the N connector and Concelman had invented the C connector.
    The incorrect names are copied and repeated hundreds of times on the Internet, but it doesn’t make them correct.

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