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Arcadian Blog — RG58

Advantages and Disadvantages of PT195, PT240, and PT400

Posted by Michael Crudele on

  Advantages Disadvantages PT195: Recommended for use with frequencies under 900 MHz Lower loss than standard RG58 cable The most flexible   Less flexible than the RG58 Too much attenuation/ loss for frequencies over 900 MHz Don’t recommend using cable lengths over 15-20 ft. at 900 MHz PT240: Recommended for use with frequencies from 150 MHz – 5 GHz   Much lower loss and higher performance than standard RG58 and PT195 cable Flexible Excellent for UHF RFID Much less flexible than RG58 and PT195 Too much attenuation/ loss for frequencies over 900 MHz at lengths of 50+ ft. PT400: Recommended...

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