What is a Male Connector?
Male connectors are examples of connecting hardware commonly utilized with coaxial cable. The male connector is characterized by the presence of one or more electrical terminals that can be inserted into a receptacle that is often referred to as a female connector. Generally, the terminal that is part of the basic design of a male connector is not shielded in any way, although some versions do include a small lip around the terminal proper. The basic function of the male connector is to establish a secure connection to an electrical device, allowing a transmission of data and power to take place via the cable. The male connector has been around for many years, and is basic to the operation of a number of different electrical devices. Perhaps the most common type of male connector is the device known to many people as the electrical plug. Generally configured to make use of two or three prongs that allow the power cord to be plugged into the female receptacle known as an electrical outl