High-Speed Edge Card

High-speed edge card sockets with rugged Edge Rate® contacts.


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High Speed Edge Card Sockets Video

High-speed edge card systems use 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.

FEATURES

  • Performance: Up to 18.5 GHz / 37 Gbps
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Card slot: 1.60 mm (.062")
  • Single-ended and differential pairs
  • Vertical, right-angle, edge mount
  • Optional board locks and cable latching features
  • Optional weld tab for mechanical strength
  • RU8 system for elevated board stacking

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Literature

Edge Rate® eBrochure

Edge Rate® eBrochure

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Micro Backplane Design Guid

Micro Backplane Design Guide

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Broadcast Video Solutions Guide

Broadcast Video Solutions Guide

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Twinax Flyover Application Design Guide

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Technical Documents

SERIES

HSC8

0.80 mm High-Speed Riser Card

Features
  • .062" (1.60 mm) thick card
  • Mates with HSEC8 for a complete assembly
  • Single-ended or differential pair signal routing
  • Variety of stack heights
0.80 mm High-Speed Riser Card

HSEC8-DV

0.80 mm Edge Rate® High-Speed Edge Card Connector, Vertical

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Single-ended and differential pairs
  • Card slot: .062" (1.60 mm)
  • Optional board locks and cable latching features
  • Optional weld tab for mechanical strength
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
0.80 mm Edge Rate® High-Speed Edge Card Connector, Vertical

HSEC8-EM

0.80 mm Edge Rate® High-Speed Edge Card Connector, Edge Mount

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Single-ended and differential pairs
  • Card slot: .062" (1.60 mm)
  • Solder tabs for mechanical strength
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
0.80 mm Edge Rate® High-Speed Edge Card Connector, Edge Mount

HSEC8-PV

0.80 mm Edge Rate® High-Speed Edge Card Power Combo Connector

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Card slot: .062" (1.60 mm)
  • Choice of 2 or 4 power banks
  • Optional weld tab for mechanical strength
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
  • UL: File # E111594
0.80 mm Edge Rate® High-Speed Edge Card Power Combo Connector

HSEC8-RA

0.80 mm Edge Rate® High-Speed Edge Card Connector, Right-Angle

Features
  • Performance up to 18.5 GHz / 37 Gbps
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Single-ended and differential pairs
  • Card slot: .062" (1.60 mm)
  • Optional board locks and cable latching features
  • Solder tabs for mechanical strength
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
0.80 mm Edge Rate® High-Speed Edge Card Connector, Right-Angle

RU8

0.80 mm High-Speed Edge Card Connector/Riser Kit

Features
  • High-speed riser card system
  • 19 mm, 25 mm and 30 mm standard stack heights
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Single-ended and differential pairs
  • Optional board locks
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
0.80 mm High-Speed Edge Card Connector/Riser Kit

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