Q Rate® Slim, Rugged High-Speed Interconnects

Q Rate®

Samtec Q Rate® connectors have a slim footprint, integral power/ground plane, and Edge Rate® contacts for superior SI performance.

FEATURES

  • Performance: Up to 15 GHz / 30 Gbps
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Integral ground/power plane
  • Up to 156 positions
  • Slim footprint (less than 5.00 mm wide)

SERIES

QRF8

0.80 mm Q Rate® Slim Body Ground Plane Socket

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Integral ground/power plane
  • Slim 4.60 mm width
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
  • 7 mm - 14 mm stack heights
  • Up to 156 positions
  • Dual sourced By Hirose®
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.80 mm Q Rate® Slim Body Ground Plane Socket

QRF8-DP

0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Ground Plane Slim Body Socket Strip, Differential Pair

Features
  • Performance: Up to 10 GHz / 20 Gbps
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Integral ground/power plane
  • Slim 4.60 mm width
  • 7 mm - 14 mm stack heights
  • Up to 108 positions
0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Ground Plane Slim Body Socket Strip, Differential Pair

QRF8-RA

0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Ground Plane Slim Body Socket Strip, Right-Angle

Features
  • Performance: Up to 16 GHz / 32 Gbps
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Integral ground/power plane
  • Low profile (5.13 mm)
  • Up to 156 positions
  • Dual sourced By Hirose®
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Ground Plane Slim Body Socket Strip, Right-Angle

QRM8

0.80 mm Q Rate® Slim Body Ground Plane Header

Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Integral ground/power plane
  • Slim 4.60 mm width
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)
  • 7 mm - 14 mm stack heights
  • Up to 156 positions
  • Dual sourced By Hirose®
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.80 mm Q Rate® Slim Body Ground Plane Header

QRM8-DP

0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Ground Plane Slim Body Terminal Strip, Differential Pair

Features
  • Performance: Up to 10 GHz / 20 Gbps
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Integral ground/power plane
  • Slim 4.60 mm width
  • 7 mm - 14 mm stack heights
  • Up to 108 positions
0.80 mm Q Rate®  High-Speed Ground Plane Slim Body Terminal Strip, Differential Pair

QRM8-RA

0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Ground Plane Slim Body Terminal Strip, Right-Angle

Features
  • Performance: Up to 16 GHz / 32 Gbps
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Integral ground/power plane
  • Low profile (5.13 mm)
  • Up to 156 positions
  • Dual sourced By Hirose®
  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution
0.80 mm Q Rate® High-Speed Ground Plane Slim Body Terminal Strip, Right-Angle

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