Connectors

Connectors

Samtec offers the largest variety of board-to-board interconnects in the industry. Popular applications include high speed mezzanine and high density array systems, high speed edge card and backplane systems, and micro pitch board stacking systems down to 0.40 mm pitch and 1 mm stack height. Micro rugged products feature Samtec’s Tiger Eye™ contact system on a variety of pitches, as well as high power strips and signal/power combination connectors to 60A/blade. Standard board-to-board header and socket systems are available in a variety of pitch, density, stack height, and orientation.

High-Speed Board-to-Board

High-Speed Board-to-Board

Mezzanine systems with integral ground planes, high-density arrays, ExaMAX® backplane interconnects, rugged Edge Rate® systems and high-speed performance to 28+ Gbps.

Micro Pitch Board-To-Board

Micro Pitch Board-To-Board

Interconnect systems with pitch availability as small as 0.40 mm and stack heights as low as 1 mm.

Rugged / Power

Rugged / Power

Power interconnects designed to meet high current applications, and micro rugged interconnects for high-reliability, high-retention and high cycle life.

Edge Card Connector Systems

Edge Card Connector Systems

High-speed edge card interconnects on choice of 0.50 mm, 0.635 mm, 0.80 mm, 1.00 mm, 1.27 mm or 2.00 mm pitch and a variety of orientations.

Standard Board-To-Board

Standard Board-To-Board

Board stacking interconnects for low profile, elevated, pass-through, and rugged applications on .100" (2.54 mm) and 2.00 mm pitch.

Backplane / Micro Backplane

Backplane / Micro Backplane

ExaMAX® high-speed backplane system for 28 Gbps performance, and micro backplane solutions including edge card sockets, high-density arrays, integral ground planes and rugged Edge Rate® interconnects.

Industry Standards

Industry Standards

Certified or compliant to most industry standards, including VITA, PCIe®, PC/104™, QSFP+, InfiniBand™, JTAG, etc.

The North American Broadcast Show, or NAB, is April 22-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  NAB is about everything digital in the fields of media, entertainment, and technology. Samtec is exhibiting its line of 12G SDI RF interconnects, including a product demonstration showi...
Shielded Connectors For EMI, EMC Protection Samtec is expanding its line of rugged, high-speed 0.80 mm pitch Edge Rate® interconnects. First is a mating set with both socket (ERF8 Series) and terminal (ERM8 Series) strips that are fully shielded. The shield encircles the entire m...
Consumers just want more HD video everywhere they go. The migration from 4G to 5G enables live streaming video consumption everywhere the wireless network reaches. Faster bandwidths via cable or fiber to the home provide the pipe to support the 4K/UHDTV products that are common o...
Kevin Burt, of the Samtec Optical Group, explains another one of the several demos that Samtec presented at OFC 2017.  In this demo, four GT 28 Gbps transceiver signals are generated by an FPGA and launched mid-board from a FireFly™ 28 G x4 optical connector system. These 28 Gbps...
Our friend Eric Bogatin wrote a paper for DesignCon 2017 entitled “New Characterization Technique for Glass-Weave Skew.”  He wrote a summary article of the paper in Signal Integrity Journal. Since many of our readers strive to optimize their signal transmission path, I thought it...
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