E.L.P.™ High Mating Cycle Connectors

These high mating cycle connectors are tested to rigorous standards which evaluate contact resistance in simulated storage and field conditions.

Features

  • Passed 10 year Mixed Flowing Gas (MFG)

  • High-mating cycles (250 to 2,500)

  • Variety of high-reliability, rugged contact systems

  • Various connector types and pitches available

Downloads & Resources

Literature

Rugged/Power Interconnect Solutions Guide

Rugged/Power Interconnect Solutions Guide

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Products

BCS

Pass-Through Socket Strip, 0.100" pitch
Features
  • Application: Single and double row up to 100 pins

  • Contact System: Tiger Claw™

  • Orientation: Vertical, horizontal

  • Pitch: .100" (2.54 mm)

  • Special Features: Top and bottom entry pass-through options

  • Termination: Through-hole

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TSW

Classic PCB Header Strips, 0.100" pitch
Features
  • Application: Industry's largest variety of standard pin counts, terminal lengths and options

  • Contact System: .025" (0.635 mm) square post

  • Orientation: Vertical, right-angle

  • Pitch: .100" (2.54 mm)

  • Special Features: Many options for optimizing cost and performance with platings and ruggedizing features

  • Termination: Through-hole

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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BSE

0.80 mm Basic Blade & Beam Socket Strip
Features
  • Available in cost saving gold plating

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Optional tape and reel packaging

  • Six standard positions, up to 240 I/O pins

  • Standard alignment pin feature

  • Two standard stacks heights; Other heights available as application specific

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BTE

0.80 mm Basic Blade & Beam Terminal Strip
Features
  • Available in cost saving gold plating

  • Edge mount style available

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Optional tape and reel packaging

  • Six standard positions, up to 240 I/O pins

  • Standard alignment pin feature

  • Two standard stacks heights; Other heights available as application specific

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BSH

0.50 mm Basic Blade & Beam Socket Strip
Features
  • Available in cost saving gold plating

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Optional tape and reel packaging

  • Six standard positions, up to 300 I/O pins

  • Stack height of 5.0 mm (.197"); Other heights available as application specific

  • Standard alignment pin feature

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BTH

0.50 mm Basic Blade & Beam Terminal Strip
Features
  • Available in cost saving gold plating

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Optional tape and reel packaging

  • Six standard positions, up to 300 I/O pins

  • Stack height of 5.0 mm (.197"); Other heights available as application specific

  • Standard alignment pin feature

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BSS

0.635 mm Basic Blade & Beam Socket Strip, Edge Mount
Features
  • Available in cost saving gold plating

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Optional tape and reel packaging

  • Six standard positions, up to 300 I/O pins

  • Stack height of 5.00 mm (.197")

  • Standard alignment pin feature

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BTS

0.635 mm Basic Blade & Beam Terminal Strip
Features
  • Available in cost saving gold plating

  • Edge mount style available

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Optional tape and reel packaging

  • Six standard positions, up to 300 I/O pins

  • Stack height of 5.00 mm (.197")

  • Standard alignment pin feature

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CLM

Low Profile Dual-Wipe Socket, 1.00mm Pitch
Features
  • Available up to 100 positions

  • Available with cost saving gold plating

  • Low profile dual wipe Tiger Claw™ contact

  • Optional tape and reel packaging

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FTMH

1.00 mm Surface Mount Micro Terminal Strip
Features
  • Available with and without end shroud and guide post

  • Available with cost saving gold plating

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Flexible positions up to 100 I/O's

  • Low profile header

  • Vertical or horizontal row options

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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CLP

Low Profile Dual-Wipe Socket, .050" Pitch
Features
  • Dual vertical and horizontal row available

  • Low profile dual wipe Tiger Claw™ contact

  • Up to 8 Gbps performance

  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing

  • Meets or exceeds MIL-DTL-55302 testing

  • Top or bottom entry styles

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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FLE

Cost Effective Surface Mount Socket, 0.050" Pitch
Features
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Ideal for pass-through applications

  • Low cost Tiger Beam™ contact

  • Optional tape and reel packaging

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FTSH

High Reliability Header Strips, .050" pitch
Features
  • Micro header with various post heights

  • Available in surface mount and through-hole tails

  • Up to 8 Gbps performance

  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing

  • Meets or exceeds MIL-DTL-55302 testing

  • End shroud option available

  • Cost saving flash gold plating available

  • Vertical and horizontal row configurations

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Hot Pluggable version available (HPT Series)

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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CLT

Low Profile Dual Wipe Socket, 2.00 mm Pitch
Features
  • Special Features: Top and bottom entry pass-through options

  • Termination: Through-hole, surface mount

  • Up to 8 Gbps performance

  • Orientation: Vertical

  • Contact System: Tiger Claw™

  • Application: Double row to 100 pins

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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TMMH

Low Profile Header Strips with End Shroud, 2.00 mm Pitch
Features
  • Application: Large variety of terminal lengths with many options including end shrouds, board locks, guide posts, locking clips, etc.

  • Contact System: .020" (0.50 mm) square post

  • Orientation: Vertical, right-angle

  • Pitch: 2.00 mm (.0787")

  • Special Features: FleXYZ™ provides design flexibility in all three axes up to six rows wide and 300 pins

  • Termination: Through-hole, surface mount

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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ERF8

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High-Speed Socket
Features
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact

  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life

  • 1.5 mm contact wipe

  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance

  • High mating cycles to 1,000

  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing

  • Positions: Up to 200

  • Stack Height: 7 mm–18 mm

  • Final Inch® break out region data available

  • 360º shielding available (ERF8-S)

  • Latching and extended guide post options

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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ERF8-S

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Socket, Shielded
Features
  • Available with extended guide post

  • 360º metal shielding for reduced EMI

  • High mating cycles to 1,000

  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts optimized for signal integrity performance

  • 1.5 mm contact wipe

  • Positions: 20–60

  • Stack Height: 7, 9, 12 and 16 mm

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ERM8

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal
Features
  • Latching, differential pair and extended guide post options

  • 360º shielding available (ERM8-S)

  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing

  • Positions: Up to 200

  • Stack Height: 7 mm–18 mm

  • Final Inch® break out region data available

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact

  • Smooth broad milled contact surface for increased wear life

  • 1.5 mm contact wipe

  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance

  • High mating cycles to 1,000

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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ERM8-S

0.80 mm Edge Rate® Rugged High Speed Terminal, Shielded
Features
  • Stack Height: 7, 9, 12 and 16 mm

  • 360º metal shielding for reduced EMI

  • Available with extended guide post

  • High mating cycles to 1,000

  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts optimized for signal integrity performance

  • 1.5 mm contact wipe

  • Single-ended or differential pair signal routing

  • Positions: 20–60

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HSEC8-DV

0.80 mm Generate™ High-Speed Edge Card Connector, Vertical
Features
  • 28 Gbps NRZ performance

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact

  • Single-ended and differential pairs

  • Card slot: .062" (1.60 mm)

  • Pass-through option available (HSEC8-PE)

  • Optional board locks and cable latching features

  • Optional weld tab for mechanical strength

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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HSEC8-EM

0.80 mm Generate™ High-Speed Edge Card Connector, Edge Mount
Features
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Solder tabs for mechanical strength

  • 28 Gbps NRZ performance

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact

  • Single-ended and differential pairs

  • Card slot: .062" (1.60 mm)

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HSEC8-PV

0.80 mm Generate™ High-Speed Power/Signal Combo Edge Card Connector
Features
  • 28 Gbps NRZ performance

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact

  • Choice of 2 or 4 power banks

  • Card slot: .062" (1.60 mm)

  • Optional weld tab for mechanical strength

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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HSEC8-RA

0.80 mm Generate™ High-Speed Edge Card Connector, Right-Angle
Features
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • 28 Gbps NRZ performance

  • Solder tabs for mechanical strength

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact

  • Single-ended and differential pairs

  • Card slot: .062" (1.60 mm)

  • Optional board locks and cable latching features

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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QRF8

0.80 mm Q Rate® Slim Body Ground Plane Socket
Features
  • 7 mm–14 mm stack heights

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Integral ground/power plane

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts

  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution

  • Slim 4.60 mm width

  • Up to 156 positions

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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QRM8

0.80 mm Q Rate® Slim Body Ground Plane Header
Features
  • 7 mm–14 mm stack heights

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Integral ground/power plane

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts

  • Samtec 28+ Gbps Solution

  • Slim 4.60 mm width

  • Up to 156 positions

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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QSE

0.80 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Socket Strip
Features
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QTE

0.80 mm Pitch Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Terminal Strip
Features
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QSH

0.50 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Socket Strip
Features
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • 25 Gbps performance

  • 0.50 mm (.0197") pitch

  • Up to 300 positions

  • 5 mm–30 mm stack heights

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QTH

0.50 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Terminal Strip
Features
  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • 25 Gbps performance

  • 0.50 mm (.0197") pitch

  • 5 mm–30 mm stack heights

  • Up to 300 positions

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QSS

0.635 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Socket Strip
Features
  • 0.635 mm (.025") pitch

  • Up to 250 positions

  • 5 mm–16 mm stack heights

  • 25 Gbps performance

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

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QTS

0.635 mm Q Strip® High-Speed Ground Plane Terminal Strip
Features
  • 5 mm–16 mm stack heights

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • 0.635 mm (.025") pitch

  • Up to 250 positions

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SEAF

.050" SEARAY™ High-Speed High-Density Open-Pin-Field Array Socket
Features
  • IPC-A-610F, acceptability of electronic assemblies – meets class 3 acceptability criteria for high-performance/harsh environment electronic products

  • Analog Over Array™ capable

  • IPC J-STD-001F, requirements for soldered electrical and electronic assemblies – meets class 3 acceptability criteria for high-performance/harsh environment electronic products

  • Up to 500 I/Os

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact

  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance

  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing

  • Extended Life Product™ certified to 5,000 cycles and 150º operating temperature with SureCoat™ palladium alloy plating. See E.L.P.™ test report.

  • .050" (1.27 mm) pitch

  • Stack heights from 7 mm to 18.5 mm

  • Lower insertion/withdrawal forces

  • Solder charge termination

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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SEAM

.050" SEARAY™ High-Speed High-Density Open-Pin-Field Array Terminal
Features
  • IPC-A-610F, acceptability of electronic assemblies – meets class 3 acceptability criteria for high-performance/harsh environment electronic products

  • Analog Over Array™ capable

  • IPC J-STD-001F, requirements for soldered electrical and electronic assemblies – meets class 3 acceptability criteria for high-performance/harsh environment electronic products

  • Up to 500 I/Os

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact

  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance

  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing

  • Extended Life Product™ certified to 5,000 cycles and 150º operating temperature with SureCoat™ palladium alloy plating. See E.L.P.™ test report.

  • .050" (1.27 mm) pitch

  • Lower insertion/withdrawal forces

  • Solder charge termination

  • Stack heights from 7 mm to 18.5 mm

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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SEAF8

0.80 mm SEARAY™ High-Speed High-Density Open-Pin-Field Array Socket
Features
  • 0.80 mm (.0315") pitch

  • 50% board space savings versus .050" pitch SEARAY™

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact system

  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance

  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing

  • Lower insertion/withdrawal forces

  • Solder charge termination

  • 7 mm and 10 mm stack heights

  • Analog Over Array™ capable

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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SEAM8

0.80 mm SEARAY™ High-Speed High-Density Open-Pin-Field Array Terminal
Features
  • 0.80 mm (.0315") pitch

  • 50% board space savings versus .050" pitch SEARAY™

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact system

  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance

  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing

  • Lower insertion/withdrawal forces

  • Solder charge termination

  • 7 mm and 10 mm stack heights

  • Analog Over Array™ capable

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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SEM

Micro Tiger Eye™ Socket Strip, 0.80 mm pitch
Features
  • Pitch: 0.80 mm (.0315")

  • Contact System: Tiger Eye™

  • Orientation: Vertical

  • Termination: Surface mount

  • Application: Polarized double row multi-finger Beryllium Copper contact system to 100 pins

  • Special Features: Locking Clip and Weld Tab options available for most rugged requirements

  • Up to 8 Gbps performance

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TEM

Micro Tiger Eye™ Header Strip, 0.80 mm pitch
Features
  • Application: Mating with high-reliability Tiger Eye™ contact sockets

  • Contact System: 0.31 mm (.012") diameter post

  • Pitch: 0.80 mm (.0315")

  • Up to 8 Gbps performance

  • Special Features: Locking Clip and Weld Tab options available for most rugged requirements

  • Termination: Surface mount

  • Orientation: Vertical, horizontal

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SFM

High-Reliability Tiger Eye™ Socket Strips, .050" Pitch
Features
  • Application: Polarized single and double row multi-finger BeCu contact system to 100 pins

  • Contact System: Tiger Eye™

  • Up to 8 Gbps performance

  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing

  • Meets or exceeds MIL-DTL-55302 testing

  • Pitch: .050" (1.27 mm)

  • Special Features: Screw down and solder nail options available for most rugged requirements

  • Orientation: Vertical, horizontal

  • Termination: Through-hole, surface mount

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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TFM

High-Reliability Tiger Eye™ Terminal Strips, .050" Pitch
Features
  • Shrouded body for blind mating

  • Pitch: .050" (1.27 mm)

  • Up to 8 Gbps performance

  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing

  • Meets or exceeds MIL-DTL-55302 testing

  • Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™)

  • Contact System: .018" (0.46 mm) diameter post

  • Orientation: Vertical, right-angle, horizontal

  • Termination: Through-hole, surface mount

  • Application: Mating with high-reliability Tiger Eye™ contact sockets and cable assemblies

  • Multiple stack heights

  • Special Features: Screw down, weld tab and solder nail options available for most rugged requirements

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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SMM

Low Profile Socket Strips, 2.00 mm Pitch
Features
  • Application: Single and double row mating to 40 pins per row

  • Contact System: Tiger Eye™

  • Up to 8 Gbps performance

  • Orientation: Vertical

  • Pitch: 2.00 mm (.0787")

  • Special Features: High-reliability multi-finger Beryllium Copper contact system

  • Termination: Surface mount

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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TMM

Low Profile Tiger Eye™ Header Strips, 2.00 mm Pitch
Features
  • Application: Industry's largest variety of low profile pin counts, terminal lengths and options

  • Contact System: .020" (0.50 mm) square post

  • Up to 8 Gbps performance

  • Orientation: Vertical, right-angle

  • Pitch: 2.00 mm (.0787")

  • Special Features: FleXYZ™ provides design flexibility in all three axes up to four rows wide and 200 pins

  • Termination: Through-hole, surface mount

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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SSM

Surface Mount PCB Socket Strips, .100" pitch
Features
  • Pitch: .100" (2.54 mm)

  • Up to 8 Gbps performance

  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing

  • Meets or exceeds MIL-DTL-55302 testing

  • Contact System: Tiger Claw™

  • Orientation: Vertical, horizontal

  • Termination: Surface mount

  • Application: Single and double row up to 80 pins

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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TSM

.100" Surface Mount Terminal Strip
Features
  • Application: Choice of standard post heights provide solutions to mate with any Samtec socket

  • Up to 8 Gbps performance

  • SET Qualified Product: visit samtec.com/SET for more information about Severe Environment Testing

  • Meets or exceeds MIL-DTL-55302 testing

  • Pitch: .100" (2.54 mm)

  • Contact System: .025" (0.635 mm) square post

  • Orientation: Vertical, horizontal

  • Termination: Surface mount, mixed technology

  • Special Features: Designed specifically for surface mount applications with many options to facilitate processing

  • Automotive A-Series product available

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