ExaMAX® Backplane Cable SI Evaluation Kit

ExaMAX® Backplane Cable SI Evaluation Kit

SI test platform for evaluating ExaMAX® Backplane Cable Assemblies


As data rates increase, trace length on PCBs decrease. Samtec’s high-speed, Flyover® cable assemblies simplify PCB design and limit signal degradation in high data rate applications. The ExaMAX® Backplane SI Evaluation Kit provides system designers and SI engineers an easy-to-use solution for testing ExaMAX® Backplane Cable Assemblies.

The ExaMAX® Backplane SI Evaluation Kit delivers a high-quality system with robust mechanical design. Please contact Samtec’s technical experts at KitsAndBoards@samtec.com for additional information.

ExaMAX® Backplane Cable Assemblies
Samtec Part No REF-211825-XX Pictured


  • Two PCB system with compact form factor
  • Each PCB contains one EBTF-RA product (EBTF-4-10-2.0-S-RA-1) ExaMAX® 2.00 mm Right-Angle Receptacle
  • PCBs connect via one of three EBCM product ExaMAX® Backplane Cable Header (EBCM-X-4-10-1-X-N-XX-1-X-N)
  • Kits comes with one EBCM product standard cable length (0.5 m, 1.0 m or 1.5 m)
  • Routes high-speed differential pairs (8 total) from EBTF-RA connectors to high-precision RF connectors
  • Comes with high-precision 2.92 mm edge launch SMA connectors options
  • Optimized SI performance via Samtec Final Inch® BOR PCB trace routing
  • Enable time domain measurements via direct connection to TDR/TDTs
  • Enable frequency domain measurements via direct connection to VNAs


  • Servers
  • Storage
  • Networking
  • Test and measurement
  • Wired communication
  • Wireless communications

Ordering Information

Please see drawing REF-211825-XX for more detail.

Contact KitsAndBoards@Samtec.com for additional ordering information.


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