IsoRate® RF Systems

IsoRate®

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

IJ5

4.00 mm IsoRate® 50 Ohm High-Isolation RF Jack Strip

Features
  • Performance: Up to 9.5 GHz / 19 Gbps  
  • 90% performance at 50% cost of traditional RF
  • 4.00 mm (.1575") pitch
  • Rows: Single
  • Positions: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16
  • Stack height: 10.00 mm
4.00 mm IsoRate® 50 Ohm High-Isolation RF Jack Strip

IJ5C

4.00 mm IsoRate® 50 Ohm High-Isolation RF Cable Assembly

Features
  • Performance: Up to 9.5 GHz / 19 Gbps  
  • 90% performance at 50% cost of traditional RF
  • 4.00 mm (.1575") pitch
  • Rugged positive latching
  • IsoRate® or blunt cut end two
  • Cable: 26 AWG, RG 316 or CTB-2650F-01
  • Rows: Single
  • Positions: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8
  • Cable length: up to 1 meter
4.00 mm IsoRate® 50 Ohm High-Isolation RF Cable Assembly

IJ5H

4.00 mm IsoRate® 50 Ohm High-Isolation Hybrid Ganged RF Cable Assembly

Features
  • Performance: Up to 9.5 GHz / 19 Gbps  
  • 90% performance at 50% cost of traditional RF
  • 4.00 mm (.1575") pitch
  • Rugged positive latching
  • IsoRate® or traditional RF end two options
  • Cable: RF316, 26 AWG, RG 179, 30 AWG
  • Rows: Single
  • Positions: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8
  • Cable length: up to 1 meter
4.00 mm IsoRate® 50 Ohm High-Isolation Hybrid Ganged RF Cable Assembly

IP5

4.00 mm IsoRate® 50 Ohm High-Isolation RF Plug Strip

Features
  • Performance: Up to 9.5 GHz / 19 Gbps  
  • 90% performance at 50% cost of traditional RF
  • 4.00 mm (.1575") pitch
  • Rows: Single
  • Positions: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16
  • Stack height: 10.00 mm
4.00 mm IsoRate® 50 Ohm High-Isolation RF Plug Strip

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