Edge Rate® Rugged, High-Speed High Cycle Connector Strips

Edge Rate® Rugged, High-Speed High Cycle Connector Strips

Rugged Edge Rate® contact systems optimized for signal integrity performance.


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Samtec’s Edge Rate® contact system is designed for high speed, high cycle applications. The surface of the Edge Rate® contact is milled creating a smooth mating surface area instead of a stamped contact that mates on a cut edge. This smooth mating surface reduces the wear tracks on the contact increasing the durability and cycle life of the contact system. It also lowers insertion and withdrawal forces allowing the connectors to be zippered when unmating.

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FEATURES

  • Edge Rate® contacts optimized for signal integrity performance
  • 1.5 mm contact wipe
  • Robust when "zippered" during unmating
  • Up to 56 Gbps PAM4 performance
  • 0.50 mm, 0.635 mm or 0.80 mm pitch systems
  • Stack heights from 5 mm to 18 mm
  • Extremely slim 2.5 mm body width on 0.635 mm pitch system
  • 0.50 mm pitch system for up to 40% PCB space savings vs 0.80 mm pitch system

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Products

ERM8

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • 1.5 mm contact wipe
  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance
  • High mating cycles to 1,000
  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing
  • Positions: Up to 200
  • Stack Height: 7 mm - 18 mm
  • Final Inch® break out region data available
  • 360º shielding available (ERM8-S)
  • Latching, differential pair and extended guide post options
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal

ERF8

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • 1.5 mm contact wipe
  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance
  • High mating cycles to 1,000
  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing
  • Positions: Up to 200
  • Stack Height: 7 mm - 18 mm
  • Final Inch® break out region data available
  • 360º shielding available (ERF8-S)
  • Latching and extended guide post options
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket

ERM8-RA

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal, Right-Angle

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • 28 Gbps performance
  • High mating cycles to 500
  • Positions: Up to 150
  • Latching and differential pair with hot swap options
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal, Right-Angle

ERF8-RA

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket, Right-Angle

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • 28 Gbps performance
  • High mating cycles to 500
  • Positions: Up to 150
  • Latching and extended guide post options
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket, Right-Angle

ERM8-EM

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal, Edge Mount

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • 28 Gbps performance
  • High mating cycles to 100
  • Positions: Up to 150
  • Latching, extended guide post with shield and differential pair options
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal, Edge Mount

ERF8-EM

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket, Edge Mount

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • 28 Gbps performance
  • High mating cycles to 100
  • Positions: Up to 150
  • Extended guide post with shield available
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket, Edge Mount

ERM8-S

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal, Shielded

Features
  • 360º metal shielding for reduced EMI
  • Available with extended guide post
  • High mating cycles to 1,000
  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts optimized for signal integrity performance
  • 1.5 mm contact wipe
  • Single-ended or differential pair signal routing
  • Positions: 20 - 60
  • Stack Height: 7, 9, 12 and 16 mm
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal, Shielded

ERF8-S

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket, Shielded

Features
  • 360º metal shielding for reduced EMI
  • Available with extended guide post
  • High mating cycles to 1,000
  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts optimized for signal integrity performance
  • 1.5 mm contact wipe
  • Positions: 20 - 60
  • Stack Height: 7, 9, 12 and 16 mm
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket, Shielded

ERM5

0.50 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • 28 Gbps performance
  • 1 mm contact wipe
  • High mating cycles to 250
  • Positions: Up to 150
  • Stack height: 7.00 mm - 12.00 mm
  • Final Inch® break out region data available
0.50 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal

ERF5

0.50 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • 28 Gbps performance
  • 1 mm contact wipe
  • High mating cycles to 250
  • Positions: Up to 150
  • Stack height: 7.00 mm - 12.00 mm
  • Final Inch® break out region data available
0.50 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket

ERF5-RA

0.50 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal, Right-Angle

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Performance to 20 GHz / 40 Gbps
  • Positions: Up to 100
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
0.50 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal, Right-Angle

ERF6

0.635 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket

Features
  • Slim 2.5 mm body width
  • 2-row design; 10 - 60 positions per row (20 - 120 total positions)
  • Edge Rate® contact system optimized for signal integrity performance
  • Supports 56 Gbps PAM4 (28 Gbps NRZ) applications
  • 0.90 mm contact wipe
  • Passed 10 year Mixed Flowing Gas (MFG) testing. See ERF6 report below.
  • 5 mm stack height
  • J lead for standard processing
  • Additional stack heights in development
0.635 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket

ERM6

0.635 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal

Features
  • Slim 2.5 mm body width
  • 2-row design; 10 - 60 positions per row (20 - 120 total positions)
  • Edge Rate® contact system optimized for signal integrity performance
  • Supports 56 Gbps PAM4 (28 Gbps NRZ) applications
  • 0.90 mm contact wipe
  • Passed 10 year Mixed Flowing Gas (MFG) testing. See ERM6 report below.
  • 5 mm stack height
  • J lead for standard processing
  • Additional stack heights in development
0.635 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal

GPSK

SureWare™ Right-Angle Guide Post Socket

Features
SureWare™ Right-Angle Guide Post Socket

GPPK

SureWare™ Guide Post, Mates with GPSK

Features
SureWare™ Guide Post, Mates with GPSK

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