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.

  • 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
  • IJ5
  • IJ5C
  • IJ5H
  • IP5

Floating RF SystemsFloating RF Systems

Three piece "bullet" style systems offering misalignment compensation.

  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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
  • GRF1-C
  • GRF1H-C
  • GRF1-J
  • GRF1-P
  • GRF7-C
  • GRF7H-C
  • GRF7-J
  • GRF7-P
Ganged Micro Scale

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