Compression type connectors are a breeze to install. These are more reliable and easier to use than traditional hex crimp BNC connectors. Simply prepare the cable in the same manner as an F-type connector, insert the connector onto the coax cable and compress it with a compression tool. The connector center pin features inside barbs that ensure a positive connection to the cable's center conductor. Quickly make custom length video cables for home theater, broadcast video and surveillance applications. Make custom length video cables for home theater, broadcast video and CCTV Nickel-plated brass provides years of reliable service Easier to use than traditional BNC connectors Barbs within the center pin provide a reliable signal path Use with a compression tool.