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
  • ECUO
  • ETUO
  • FIK-FIREFLY-XX
  • PCUE
  • PCUO
  • 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
PCIe® 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
  • 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

Bourbon lovers appreciate their favorite spirits in many forms.  Neat. On the Rocks. A favorite mixed drink. An emerging trend in bourbon drinking comes from an unlikely place: Infinite Harvest – an indoor hydroponic vertical farm. Infinite Harvest produces repeatedly consistent,...
With our last web update, we brought you a major update to our on-site search capabilities, an update to how we serve static webfiles on the website, and a few new content pages for industry standard products. In July, we continued to make improvements to our recently released on...
Design and Processing Engineers frequently contact our Interconnect Processing Group (IPG) to discuss multiple connector alignment issues on mating PCBs. Our standard response is “it’s easy, don’t worry about the alignment, and we recommend you use as many mated connector sets as...
All facets of life seem to include videos of some kind.  Social media feeds feature videos from family and friends or possibly that “killer product or service” everybody has to have.  “How-to” and “DIY” videos can be found on any random topic.  The list goes on. Never-ending vide...
24-hour free samples have always been one of the key differentiators for Samtec. We’re always striving to make that process as easy as possible. For the past few months, we’ve been quietly expanding and improving your ability to place sample requests online. We’ve now gotten this...
View Full Site