High-Speed Cable Assemblies Cable Systems

High-speed cable assemblies with micro coax and twinax cable for differential and single-ended applications.

High-Speed Assemblies

High-Speed Assemblies

High-speed cable assemblies with micro coax and twinax cable, for differential and single-ended applications. Assemblies include future-proof, high-density array, integral ground plane, hermaphroditic, rugged Edge Rate® and high-speed PCI Express® systems.


Firefly™ Micro Flyover System™FireFly™ Micro Flyover System™

Future-proof system easily upgrades from copper to optical using the same connector system. Highest 14 Gbps bandwidth density available.

Features
  • Electrical: performance to 28 Gbps
  • Optical: 14 Gbps and 28 Gbps
  • x12 unidirectional or bidirectional
  • Easy upgrade electrical to optical
  • Micro rugged two-piece connector
  • Full optical and half optical solutions
  • Proven 850 nm VCSEL technology
Series
V
  • ECUE
  • ECUE-E
  • ECUO
  • ETUO
  • FIK-FIREFLY-XX
  • UCC8
  • UEC5
Firefly™ Micro Flyover System™

AcceleRate®AcceleRate® Twinax Micro Shield High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These high-speed cable assemblies feature standard or equalized AcceleRate® twinax micro shield cable for optimized performance.

Features
  • Performance to 30.00 Gbps for equalized design (12")
  • 85 ohm or 100 ohm differential pair signal routing
  • Equalized option increases usable cable length and data rate
Series
V
  • ECDP
  • ECDP-E
  • HSEC8-DV
AcceleRate®

Q Series®Q Series® High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These high-speed cable assemblies feature an integral ground/power plane, micro coax and micro twinax cable.

Features
  • Performance to 20.00 Gbps for 0.25 m
  • Surface mount, edge mount or panel mount terminations
  • 50 ohm single-ended and 100 ohm differential pair signal routing
  • Rugged screw mounts or retention pin options
Series
V
  • 6QCD
  • 6QDP
  • 6QDPS
  • 6QP
  • EQCD
  • EQDP
  • HQCD
  • HQDP
  • QSE
  • QSE-DP
  • QSH
  • QSH-DP
  • QTE
  • QTE-DP
  • QTH
  • QTH-DP
Q Series®

SEARAY™SEARAY™ High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These high-speed, high-density array cable assemblies feature micro coax cable and rugged Edge Rate® contacts.

Features
  • Performance to 16.00 Gbps for 0.25 m
  • Edge Rate® contacts reduce broadside coupling
  • Positive latching system
  • Terminal end options
  • Designed for rugged micro pitch applications
  • 36 AWG coax high-speed cable
  • 50 ohm single-ended signal routing
Series
V
  • SEAC
  • SEAF
  • SEAF-RA
SEARAY™

SEARAY™ 0.80 mmSEARAY™ 0.80 mm Pitch Ultra High-Density Array Cable Assemblies

These ultra high-density, high-speed array cable assemblies feature micro coax cable and rugged Edge Rate® contacts.

Features
  • Performance to 35.00 Gbps
  • 50% board space savings versus .050" (1.27 mm) pitch SEARAY™
  • Edge Rate® contacts reduce broadside coupling
  • 50 ohm single-ended signal routing
  • Supports PCIe® Gen 3 and SAS3 protocols
  • Designed for rugged micro pitch applications
  • 34 AWG micro ribbon coax cable
  • Up to 300 I/Os
  • 8 and 10 row designs
Series
V
  • ESCA
  • SEAF8
  • SEAM8
SEARAY™ 0.80 mm

Z-Ray®Z-Ray® Ultra Low Profile Cable Assemblies

These ultra low profile cable assemblies feature Eye Speed® twinax cable and mating board level interposer to achieve 28+ Gbps high-speed performance.

Features
  • 34 AWG twinax ribbon cable
  • 0.80 mm pitch
  • 8 or 16 pairs
  • 100 ohm signal routing
  • Choice of wiring options
  • Edge card option for end 2
  • Rugged metal cage for mating board level interposer
Series
V
  • ZCC
  • ZCI
  • ZRDP
Z-Ray®

Edge Rate®Edge Rate® High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These high-speed cable assemblies feature rugged Edge Rate® contacts and Eye Speed® micro coax or twinax cable.

Features
  • Performance to 15.00 Gbps for 0.25 m
  • 50 ohm single-ended and 100 ohm differential pair signal routing
  • Designed for rugged micro pitch applications
  • Edge Rate® contacts reduce broadside coupling
  • Latching system available
  • Hot swappable
Series
V
  • ERCD
  • ERDP
  • ERF8
  • ERM8
Edge Rate®

Q Rate®Q Rate® High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These high-speed cable assemblies feature a ground plane, micro coax or twinax cable and rugged Edge Rate® contacts.

Features
  • Performance to 8.00 Gbps for 0.25 m
  • 50 ohm single-ended and 100 ohm differential pair signal routing
  • Edge Rate® contacts reduce broadside coupling
  • Slim body design
  • 32 AWG twinax and 34 AWG coax high-speed cable
Series
V
  • EQRD
  • EQRP
  • QRF8
  • QRF8-DP
  • QRM8
  • QRM8-DP
Q Rate®

Razor Beam™Razor Beam™ High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These micro rugged, high-speed cable assemblies feature Eye Speed® micro coax cable.

Features
  • 50 ohm single-ended signal routing
  • 38 AWG micro ribbon coax cable
  • Rugged screw down option
  • Vertical or right-angle end options
  • 0.50 mm (.0197") pitch
Series
V
  • HLCD
  • LSHM
Razor Beam™

Direct Connect Cable SystemDirect Connect Cable System

High-speed, low cost cable assembly with press-fit termination directly to the PCB board.

Features
  • Press fit termination to the PCB board
  • Highly configurable End 2 options
  • Supports and surpasses PCIe® Gen 3 speed at 2 meters
  • 100 ohm differential pair signal routing
  • 32 AWG twinax ribbon cable
Series
V
  • DCC
  • DCH
  • HSEC8-DV
Direct Connect Cable System

PCI Express®PCI Express® High-Speed Cable Assemblies

High-speed jumper cables support one, four, eight and sixteen PCI Express® links.

Features
  • Performance to 9.80 Gbps for 0.25 m
  • Supports 1, 4, 8 and 16 PCI Express® links
  • Standard positions of 36, 64, 98 and 164
  • 30 AWG standard ribbon cable and shielded twinax cable
Series
V
  • PCIE
  • PCIEC
PCI Express®

Low Cost CoaxLow Cost Coax

Low cost, high-performance micro coax cable assemblies.

Features
  • 50 ohm single-ended signal routing
  • 38 AWG micro coax cable
  • Compact design for space saving applications
Series
V
  • FCF8
  • FCS8
Low Cost Coax

Shielded Twisted Pair CableShielded Twisted Pair Cable System

High-speed shielded twisted pair cable assembly for 100 ohm applications.

Features
  • 100 ohm signal routing
  • 28 AWG shielded twisted pair cable
  • Terminal and socket end options available
  • Choice of cable length
Series
V
  • C28S
  • CJT-BH
  • CJT-TH
Shielded Twisted Pair Cable

Flyover QSFP Cable SystemFlyover QSFP Cable System

This direct attach flyover QSFP cable assembly flies critical high-speed signals over the PCB for improved and extended signal integrity.

Features
  • Backward compatible with all QSFP cable assemblies
  • Eye Speed® 30 AWG 100 ohm twinax cable
  • Press-fit tails for low speed signals/power to PCB
  • No re-timers required for reduced cost and power consumption
  • Improved thermal dissipation by allowing ICs to be placed in preferred locations
  • Multiple end 2 options available
Series
V
  • FQSFP
Flyover QSFP Cable System

High-Speed I/O Assemblies

High-Speed I/O Assemblies

High-speed optical and low skew pair copper I/O assemblies with rugged latching systems and shielded EMI protection for rugged, panel-to-panel applications. Assemblies include HyperTransport™ HT 3.1 performance on the industry’s densest I/O system, micro pitch design for board space savings, and SFP+ jumpers up to 20 Gbps data transmission.


Firefly™ Micro Flyover System™FireFly™ Micro Flyover System™

Future-proof system easily upgrades from copper to optical using the same connector system. Highest 14 Gbps bandwidth density available.

Features
  • Electrical: performance to 28 Gbps
  • Optical: 14 Gbps and 28 Gbps
  • x12 unidirectional or bidirectional
  • Easy upgrade electrical to optical
  • Micro rugged two-piece connector
  • Full optical and half optical solutions
  • Proven 850 nm VCSEL technology
Series
V
  • ECUE
  • ECUE-E
  • ECUO
  • ETUO
  • FIK-FIREFLY-XX
  • UCC8
  • UEC5
Firefly™ Micro Flyover System™

PCIe® Active Optical Cable SystemPCIe® Active Optical Cable System

High-speed active optical cable assemblies supporting PCIe® Gen 3 with a cable reach to 100 meters.

Features
  • Four independent, full-duplex optical channels
  • PCIe® x4 and x8 form factors
  • Supports Gen 1, Gen 2 and Gen 3 data rates
  • Lightweight 3.00 mm diameter cable up to 300 meters
  • Supports PCIe® auxiliary signaling (CPWRON, CPERST#, CPRSNT#, CWAKE#)
  • Full active optical cables with host and target
  • Half active optical cables with MTP end option
  • Direct replacement for passive or active copper cables
  • Sideband support
  • PCIEA Series adaptor card is recommended to mate with Samtec's PCIEO Series assembly
Series
V
  • PCIEA
  • PCIEO
  • PCIES
PCIe® Active Optical Cable System

QSFP+ Active Optical Cable SystemQSFP+ Active Optical Cable System

High-speed QSFP+ cable assemblies support 40 Gbps or 56 Gbps data rates on four independent, bidirectional channels.

Features
  • High-speed data rates of 40 Gbps or 56 Gbps
  • Four independent, bidirectional channels
  • Fully supports InfiniBand™, ethernet and fibre channel protocols
Series
V
  • QSFP8
  • QSFPC
  • QSFPK
  • QSFPO-40G
  • QSFPO-56G
QSFP+ Active Optical Cable System

Eye Speed® I/OEye Speed® I/O

Rugged high-speed cable systems feature a positive latching system and support multiple protocols.

Features
  • Performance to 25.5 Gbps for equalized cable (1.00 m)
  • Equalized option increases usable cable length and data rate
  • Small form factor for space saving applications
  • Micro rugged latching system
  • Shielded housing for EMI protection or sealed cable for IP68 applications
  • Supports SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel, Ethernet, PCIe® and InfiniBand™ protocols
  • High-reliability Edge Rate® contacts
Series
V
  • EPLSP
  • EPLSP-E
  • ERC
  • ERI8
  • RCH
  • RPBH
Eye Speed® I/O

Eye Speed® HDEye Speed® HD High-Speed I/O Systems

Ultra high-density, high-speed cable system with HyperTransport™ HT3.1 performance, designed for rugged applications and EMI protection.

Features
  • Superior signal integrity with HyperTransport HT3.1 performance
  • Industry's densest I/O cable system
  • Rugged latching system
  • Shielded for EMI protection
  • Cable, connector, and cage available
  • Rugged design
Series
V
  • HDC
  • HDI6
  • HDLSP
Eye Speed® HD

SFPSFP+ Cable System

Samtec's SFP+ system includes a panel mounted connector and jumper cable for high-speed applications.

Features
  • Performance to 10 Gbps
  • SFP+ compatible
  • Cables, connector and cages available
  • Connector and cage kits available
  • Single and multi port cages available
Series
V
  • MECT
  • SFPC
  • SFPE
  • SFPK
SFP

USB Board Level InterconnectsUSB Board Level Interconnects

Samtec's USB board level connectors in a variety of orientations, types and terminations.

Features
  • USB and Mini USB
  • Various orientations, types, terminations
  • Rugged options available
  • 2.0 version available
  • High-cycles
Series
V
  • MUSB
  • MUSBS
  • SPM
  • USB-A
  • USB-AM
  • USB-B
  • USBR-A
  • USBR-B
USB Board Level Interconnects

Test and Debug Products

Test and Debug Products

Bulls Eye® test point system for reduced board trace lengths, higher performance, lower cost and four times the high bandwidth signals in the same real estate as traditional SMA test systems. Test and debug cable systems in coax, twinax and shielded twisted pair designs to meet demanding emulation requirements.


EmulationEmulation

Test and debug cable systems designed to meet demanding emulation requirements.

Features
  • 50 ohm coax, 100 ohm twinax and shielded twisted pair cable assemblies
  • Single-ended and differential pair signal routing
  • Wide variety of pitches available
  • Ruggedizing features such as screw downs, strain relief, locks and latches
Series
V
  • BCS
  • C28S
  • CJT-BH
  • CJT-TH
  • ECDP
  • EQCD
  • EQDP
  • EQRD
  • ERCD
  • ERDP
  • ERF8
  • ERM8
  • ESQ
  • ESW
  • FCF8
  • FCS8
  • HHSC
  • HQCD
  • HQDP
  • HSEC8-DV
  • MTSW
  • PCIE
  • PCIEC
  • QRF8
  • QRM8
  • QSE
  • QSE-DP
  • QSH
  • QSH-DP
  • QTE
  • QTE-DP
  • QTH
  • QTH-DP
  • SEAC
  • SEAF
  • SEAF-RA
  • SSM
  • SSQ
  • SSW
  • TSM
  • TSS
  • TSW
  • ZSS
Emulation

Bulls Eye®Bulls Eye®

Test point system for reduced board trace lengths, higher performance and lower cost compared to traditional SMA test systems. The high-density array designs provide up to 4x the high-bandwidth signals in the same real estate as SMA connectors.

Features
  • SMA performance for 10% of the cost
  • Array density is 4:1 vs. SMA
  • 20 GHz rated, 50 ohm impedance
  • Bayonet mechanical latch for easy on/off
  • Rugged, high-performance solid dielectric cable construction
  • Single and multi-position board mates available
Series
V
  • BAR
  • BARA
  • BDR
  • BDRA
  • BE23S
  • BE25S
  • BQR
  • BQRA
  • CCH
  • RF23S
  • RF25S
Bulls Eye®

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