Q Strip® High-Speed Interconnects

Samtec Q Strip® connectors are designed for high speed board-to-board applications where signal integrity is essential.


FAMILY OVERVIEW

Q Strip Video

The Q Strip® connectors have surface mount signal contacts as well as a surface mount ground plane between the two rows of signals for improved electrical performance. Mated sets of the Q Strip® connectors are available in 8 different stack heights from 5 mm (.197") to 30 mm (1.180"). Options include guide posts for blind mate scenarios as well as alignment pins and locking clips for proper connector placement before reflow.

FEATURES

  • Performance: Up to 14.0 GHz /28 Gbps
  • Integral ground/power plane
  • Connector to connector retention options
  • Vertical, perpendicular, and coplanar applications
  • Contacts: Up to 180 I/Os
  • Stack height: 5.00 mm - 25.00 mm

DOWNLOADS

Literature

Micro Backplane Design Guid

Micro Backplane Design Guide

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Broadcast Video Solutions Guide

Broadcast Video Solutions Guide

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High-Speed Board-to-Board Application Guide

High-Speed Board-to-Board Application Guide

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Technical Documents

SERIES

QSE

0.80 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Socket Strip

Features
  • 0.80 mm (.0315") pitch
  • Up to 200 positions
  • 5 mm - 30 mm stack heights
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.80 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Socket Strip

QSH

0.50 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Socket Strip

Features
  • 0.50 mm (.0197") pitch
  • Up to 300 positions
  • 5 mm - 30 mm stack heights
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.50 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Socket Strip

QSS

0.635 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Socket Strip

Features
  • 0.635 mm (.025") pitch
  • Up to 9.5 GHz / 19 Gbps
  • Up to 250 positions
  • 5 mm - 16 mm stack heights
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
0.635 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Socket Strip

QSS-RA

0.635 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Socket Strip, Right-Angle

Features
  • 0.635 mm (.025") pitch
  • Dual sourced by TE Connectivity as the MICTOR SB
  • Guide post option
  • Up to 200 positions
  • Up to 4.5 GHz / 9 Gbps
0.635 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Socket Strip, Right-Angle

QTE

0.80 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Terminal Strip

Features
  • 0.80 mm (.0315") pitch
  • Up to 200 positions
  • 5 mm - 30 mm stack heights
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.80 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Terminal Strip

QTH

0.50 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Terminal Strip

Features
  • 0.50 mm (.0197") pitch
  • Up to 300 positions
  • 5 mm - 30 mm stack heights
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.50 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Terminal Strip

QTS

0.635 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Terminal Strip

Features
  • 0.635 mm (.025") pitch
  • Up to 9.5 GHz / 19 Gbps
  • Up to 250 positions
  • 5 mm - 16 mm stack heights
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
0.635 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Terminal Strip

QTS-RA

0.635 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Terminal Strip, Right-Angle

Features
  • 0.635 mm (.025") pitch
  • Dual sourced by TE Connectivity as the MICTOR SB
  • Guide post option
  • Up to 200 positions
  • Up to 4.5 GHz / 9 Gbps
0.635 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Terminal Strip, Right-Angle

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