Edge Rate® Connector Strips

Rugged Edge Rate® contact systems optimized for signal integrity performance.


FAMILY OVERVIEW

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

  • Edge Rate® contacts optimized for signal integrity performance
  • Robust when "zippered" during unmating
  • 0.80 mm or 0.50 mm pitch systems
  • Stack heights from 7 mm to 16 mm
  • 0.50 mm pitch system for up to 40% PCB space savings

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Literature

Edge Rate® eBrochure

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Micro Rugged Application Design Guide

Micro Rugged Application Design Guide

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Broadcast Video Solutions Guide

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SERIES

ERF5

0.50 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Socket Strip

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • Positions: Up to 150
  • Stack height: 7.00 mm - 12.00 mm
  • Final Inch® break out region data available
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.50 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Socket Strip

ERF5-RA

0.50 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Socket Strip, Right-Angle

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Performance up to 20 GHz / 40 Gbps
  • Positions: Up to 100
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
0.50 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Socket Strip, Right-Angle

ERF8

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Socket Strip

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • Positions: Up to 200
  • Stack Height: 7.00 mm - 16.00 mm
  • Final Inch® break out region data available
  • Dual sourced By Hirose®
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Socket Strip

ERF8-EM

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Socket Strip, Edge Mount

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • Positions: Up to 150
  • Dual sourced By Hirose®
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Socket Strip, Edge Mount

ERF8-RA

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Socket Strip, Right-Angle

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • Performance up to 15.5 GHz / 31 Gbps
  • Positions: Up to 150
  • Dual sourced By Hirose®
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Socket Strip, Right-Angle

ERM5

0.50 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Terminal Strip

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • Positions: Up to 150
  • Stack height: 7.00 mm - 12.00 mm
  • Final Inch® break out region data available
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.50 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Terminal Strip

ERM8

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Terminal Strip

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • Positions: Up to 200
  • Stack Height: 7.00 mm - 16.00 mm
  • Final Inch® break out region data available
  • Dual sourced By Hirose®
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Terminal Strip

ERM8-EM

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Terminal Strip, Edge Mount

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • Performance up to 14 GHz / 28 Gbps
  • Positions: Up to 150
  • Dual sourced By Hirose®
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Terminal Strip, Edge Mount

ERM8-RA

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Terminal Strip, Right-Angle

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact
  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life
  • Performance up to 15.5 GHz / 31 Gbps
  • Positions: Up to 150
  • Dual sourced By Hirose®
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Terminal Strip, Right-Angle

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