Below you’ll find a listing of the most frequently asked questions that Linx receives. Should you have any questions that are not found here, or need help with any of Linx’s products, please reach out to one of our technical service representatives at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, be sure to check out our Wireless Made Simple blog for answers and updates to the latest innovations in the world of wireless.
An IP rating specifies how well an enclosure resists intrusion by solids and liquids. None of the connectors have an IP rating because the final enclosure rating depends on how the connector is installed. Customers have been able to achieve ratings as high as IP67 with certain connectors when they are installed correctly. However, since the implementation is outside of our control we cannot guarantee this with designs in general.
There is not a specific finish that has proven to be better or worse when used with the battery holders. Linx has used a gold (ENIG) finish for many years without issue, however many customers have used other finishes as well with no reports of failures.
The FCC requires that all antennas shall be attached permanently or with a connector not available to the general public. They have ruled that reversing the gender of a standard connector meets this requirement. Linx reverse polarity connectors are exactly the same as a standard connector except the internal sex is reversed. For example, in a connector where a male pin would normally be present a female socket is found.