Q Rate® High-Speed Cable Assemblies

Q Rate®

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

EQRD

0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Coax Cable Assembly

Features
  • 0.80 mm (.0315") pitch
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Slim body design
  • 50 ohm single-ended signal routing
  • 34 AWG coax cable
  • Double row system to 120 pins
  • Optional screw downs for the most rugged requirements
0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Coax Cable Assembly

EQRP

0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Twinax Cable Assembly

Features
  • 0.80 mm (.0315") pitch
  • 100 ohm differential signal routing
  • 32 AWG twinax cable
  • Double row system to 108 pins
  • Integral power/ground plane
  • Optional screw downs for the most rugged requirements
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Twinax Cable Assembly

QRF8

0.80 mm Q Rate® Slim Body Ground Plane Socket

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Integral ground/power plane
  • Slim 4.60 mm width
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
  • 7 mm - 14 mm stack heights
  • Up to 156 positions
  • Dual sourced By Hirose®
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.80 mm Q Rate® Slim Body Ground Plane Socket

QRF8-DP

0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Ground Plane Slim Body Socket Strip, Differential Pair

Features
  • Performance: Up to 10 GHz / 20 Gbps
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Integral ground/power plane
  • Slim 4.60 mm width
  • 7 mm - 14 mm stack heights
  • Up to 108 positions
0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Ground Plane Slim Body Socket Strip, Differential Pair

QRM8

0.80 mm Q Rate® Slim Body Ground Plane Header

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Integral ground/power plane
  • Slim 4.60 mm width
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
  • 7 mm - 14 mm stack heights
  • Up to 156 positions
  • Dual sourced By Hirose®
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.80 mm Q Rate® Slim Body Ground Plane Header

QRM8-DP

0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Ground Plane Slim Body Terminal Strip, Differential Pair

Features
  • Performance: Up to 10 GHz / 20 Gbps
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Integral ground/power plane
  • Slim 4.60 mm width
  • 7 mm - 14 mm stack heights
  • Up to 108 positions
0.80 mm Q Rate®  High-Speed Ground Plane Slim Body Terminal Strip, Differential Pair

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