Contact Systems

Contact System Flexibility

Find the perfect contact system for your application.

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Tiger Eye™

High Reliability Contact System

  • High mating cycles
  • Multi-finger contact
  • Board-to-board
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Tiger Eye™ IDC

High Reliability Contact System

  • High mating cycles
  • Multi-finger contact
  • IDC cable assemblies
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Tiger Eye™ Discrete

High Reliability Contact System

  • High mating cycles
  • Multi-finger contact
  • Discrete wire assemblies and components
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Tiger Buy™

High Retention Contact System

  • Cost effective
  • Tuning fork contact
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Tiger Claw™

Pass-through Contact System

  • Ultra low profile
  • Dual wipe contact
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Tiger Beam™

Best Cost Contact System

  • Reliable performance
  • Post and beam contact
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Blade and Beam

Micro Pitch Contact System

  • Mating/alignment "friendly"
  • Cost effective
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Edge Rate®

Signal Integrity Optimized Contact System

  • Reduced broadside coupling
  • Rugged design
  • High cycles
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Razor Beam™

Rugged Contact System

  • Ultra-fine pitch
  • High-speed
  • Low profile
  • Elevated designs
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Machined

Multi-fingered Contact System

  • BeCu contact
  • Precision machined shell
One of several demonstrations at DesignCon 2017 shows the variety of Samtec interconnects supporting the Xilinx® Virtex® UltraScale+ FPGA VCU118 Development Kit.  Included in the kit is an FMC+ Active Loopback Card, which carries Samtec’s direct attach Flyover™ QSFP28. In the Fly...
In this video, Kevin Burt of Samtec’s Optical Group explains one of Samtec’s product demonstrations at DesignCon 2017.  The demo features a disaggregated computing platform with PCIe® Gen 3 fabric enabled by the patented FireFly™ mid-board optical technology. PCIe® Over Fiber PCI...
At DesignCon 2017, Jim Nadolny, Samtec’s Principle SI and EMI Engineer, presented(1) a technical paper entitled “Design of Flyover QSFP28 (FQSFP Series) for 56+ Gbps Applications.” This white paper discusses the Flyover QSFP (FQSFP) approach for 56+ Gbps applications to overcome ...
In our previous web update post, we rolled out a new streamlined sampling feature for our Solutionator® parametric search tool, which gave users the capability to place a sample request very quickly by filling out all required sampling information on a single screen. This month, ...
As the demand for bandwidth increases, so does the demand for higher capacity products with faster transmission capabilities. In response to these demands, Samtec has expanded the FireFly™ Micro Flyover Optical product line to solve more complex design hurdles. Benefits such as c...
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