High-Isolation

Cost saving, high-performance RF solutions for board-to-board and cable-to-board applications.


IsoRate®IsoRate® RF Systems

IsoRate® is a high-isolation interconnect system that can offer substantial savings over traditional RF connectors at approximately half the cost.

Features
  • Half the cost of traditional RF at virtually the same performance
  • Edge Rate® contacts for high-isolation
  • 50 ohm board-to-board systems
  • 50 ohm full ganged system or ganged with industry standard end 2 options
  • Positive latching available
Series
V
  • IJ5
  • IJ5C
  • IJ5H
  • IP5
IsoRate®

Floating RF SystemsFloating RF Systems

Three piece "bullet" style systems offering misalignment compensation.

Features
  • Compensates for misalignment in X & Y directions
  • Frequency range (SMP): DC to 40 GHz
  • Frequency range (AFI): DC to 6 GHz
  • Bullet adaptors allow for flexible connections
Series
V
  • AFI-B
  • AFI-EM
  • AFI-MT
  • AFI-SM
  • SMP-B
  • SMP-EM
  • SMP-TH
Floating RF Systems

Ganged Micro ScaleGanged Micro Scale RF Systems

Samtec's ganged micro-miniature high-performance solutions are on a 5.00 mm pitch and available as board-to-board or cable-to-board systems.

Features
  • Performance up to 6 GHz
  • 50 ohm and 75 ohm solutions
  • Full ganged system or ganged with industry standard end 2 options
  • Micro-miniature, rugged contacts
  • Optional captive panel screws
  • Single or double-ended cable assemblies
  • Optional threaded inserts
Series
V
  • GRF1-C
  • GRF1H-C
  • GRF1-J
  • GRF1-P
  • GRF7-C
  • GRF7H-C
  • GRF7-J
  • GRF7-P
Ganged Micro Scale

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...
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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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