Eye Speed® I/O

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


FAMILY OVERVIEW

Samtec’s Eye Speed® I/O two piece system achieves high cycles and the 0.80 mm pitch connector design minimizes PCB real estate. The equalized cable option provides a performance boost to existing systems, without the expense of altering the board.

FEATURES

Passive Equalization

Equalized cables are beneficial in systems where equalization was not implemented into the chip. They are a simple way to upgrade existing systems without the expense of altering the board.

The equalized option is an ideal middle-ground solution for applications where traditional copper cables are inadequate, but an expensive optical upgrade is unnecessary.

Eye Speed Chart

Equalized Performance

Performance improvements include:

  • Usable length increased 20 - 35% with equalization
  • Usable data rate increased 20 - 30% with equalization
  • Reduced jitter and improved bit error rate
Eye Speed Chart
Eye Speed® I/O - Max Data Rate
Cable Length Unequalized Equalized
1 meter 21.0 Gbps 25.5 Gbps
3 meters 9.5 Gbps 13.0 Gbps
Eye Speed® I/O - Max Cable Length
Data Rate Unequalized Equalized
14 Gbps 80" (2.032 mm) 112" (2.845 mm)
28 Gbps 0" (0.0 mm) 20" (0.508 mm)

Specifications

  • 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
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    Literature

    Eye Speed® I/O eBrochure

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    TigerEye™ eBrochure

    Equalized Cable eBrochure

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    TigerEye™ eBrochure

    High Speed Cable Design Guide

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    Signal Integrity Handbook

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    SERIES

    EPLSP

    0.80 mm Eye Speed® Rugged Latching High-Speed I/O Cable Assembly

    Features
    • Supports SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel, Ethernet, PCIe® and InfiniBand™ protocols
    • High-cycle Edge Rate® contact system
    • Rugged positive latch
    • 32 AWG low skew pair twinax cable
    • Available in 19 and 31 positions
    • Small 25.40 mm bend radius high flex cable
    0.80 mm Eye Speed® Rugged Latching High-Speed I/O Cable Assembly

    EPLSP-E

    0.80 mm Eye Speed® Rugged Latching Equalized High-Speed I/O Cable Assembly

    Features
    • Passive equalization for improved performance
    • Supports SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel, Ethernet, PCIe® and InfiniBand™ protocols
    • High-cycle Edge Rate® contact system
    • Rugged positive latch
    • 32 AWG low skew pair twinax cable
    • Available in 19 and 31 positions
    • Small 25.40 mm bend radius high flex cable
    0.80 mm Eye Speed® Rugged Latching Equalized High-Speed I/O Cable Assembly

    ERC

    0.80 mm Eye Speed® Cage for EPLSP Series and ERI8 Series High-Speed I/O System

    Features
    • Rugged die Cast, screw down design
    • Low profile right-angle design
    • Available with and without panel gasket
    • Available in 19 and 31 positions
    0.80 mm Eye Speed® Cage for EPLSP Series and ERI8 Series High-Speed I/O System

    ERI8

    0.80 mm Eye Speed® High-Speed Right-Angle Edge Rate® Receptacle

    Features
    • Rugged Edge Rate® contact system
    • Low profile right-angle design
    • Standard alignment pins and surface mount tails
    • Selective gold plated contacts
    • Available in 19 and 31 positions
    • Optional tape and reel packaging
    0.80 mm Eye Speed® High-Speed Right-Angle Edge Rate® Receptacle

    RCH

    0.80 mm Eye Speed® Sealed IP68 High-Speed I/O Cable System

    Features
    • Supports SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel, Ethernet, PCIe® and InfiniBand™ protocols
    • IP68 sealed system
    • Rugged overmold construction with positive latches
    • Rugged Edge Rate® contact system
    • Small 25.40 mm (1.00") cable bend radius
    • 100 ohm differential signal routing
    0.80 mm Eye Speed® Sealed IP68 High-Speed I/O Cable System

    RPBH

    Cage For RCH/ERI8 Series, Eye Speed® Sealed IP68 High-Speed I/O System

    Features
    • Rugged die cast panel mount design
    • Low profile right-angle
    • Supplied with panel mount hardware
    • Available in 19 positions
    • Dust cap available
    Cage For RCH/ERI8 Series, Eye Speed® Sealed IP68 High-Speed I/O System

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