Since Samtec began in 1976, free connector samples have been a cornerstone of our business model. That said, we’re always looking for ways to continue to improve how we get samples into your hands. Recently we rolled out a simplified way to place sample requests on the website, w...
It was hot, really hot. In fact, things were getting so bad the walls around us were starting to melt, and just like that it was over; we failed current carrying capacity. That is Current Carrying Capacity (CCC) in a nutshell, well it would be if the parts were failing. Samtec pe...
In this video from SC18, Jignesh Shah of Samtec’s High Speed Connectivity Group walks us through a demonstration of a rearchitected Open Compute Project (OCP) wedge switch. By rearchitected we mean it utilizes Samtec Flyover™ high-speed cable assemblies to achieve next gen speeds...
Hobbyists, tinkers and makers have revolutionized product design. Easy-to-use platforms like Raspberry Pi and Arduino give immediate access to powerful embedded computers. Typically, open source electronics platforms use MCU, CPU or GPU technology. More recently, multiple, open s...
“Another blog about FPGA Development Kits? Again? Come on Samtec! Put something else up on the blog!” Umm . . .  not today. Sorry! That quote may, or may not, be a comment Samtec bloggers have heard before.  In any case, readers of the Samtec blog know FPGAs are a constant topic,...