Optics Solutions

Optics Solutions

Samtec’s FireFly™ Micro Flyover System™ is a future proof, inside-the-box interconnect solution, with performance to 28 Gbps and proven 850 nm VCSEL array technology. Optical cable systems also include PCIe®. The Samtec Optical Group designs and supports micro optical engines, active optical assemblies, and high density ganged passive optical panel solutions.

Mid Board Optics Systems

Mid Board Optics Systems

FireFly™ Micro Flyover System™ is a future-proof, inside-the-box mid board optics interconnect solution, with performance to 28 Gbps in x12 unidirectional or bidirectional designs. It is the first interconnect system that gives the designer a choice of using either micro footprint optical or copper interconnects to meet today’s data rate requirements and the next generation. FireFly™ enables chip-to-chip, board-to-board, on-board and system-to-system connectivity using the same connector system for both electrical and optical systems.

PCIe® Systems

PCIe® Systems

PCIe® active optical cable assemblies in x4 and x8 form factors with four independent, full-duplex optical channels to support Gen 3 data rates up to 100 meters. Features a fully integrated electrical to optical conversion engine available in full active optical cables with host and target, or half active optical cables with MTP end option.

Passive Optical Systems

Passive Optical Systems

Passive optical cable systems support high-density applications with MTP end options and a single or double port adaptor for mating. Cable assembly available in 12 or 24 fibers and keying options on the adaptor for proper alignment.

Samtec proudly announces the release of a high-speed board-to-board connector family compliant to the ANSI/VITA 57.4-2016 standard. Samtec’s family of FMC+ connectors helps support the expanded interface and faster speeds of the latest FMC+ applications. The new ANSI/VITA 57.4-20...
Samtec’s FireFly™ Micro Flyover System™ continues to gain industry acceptance in mid-board copper and optical cable assembly systems. The ECUO series can be found in a number of applications requiring standard temperature ranges. The popularity of ECUO has established a need for ...
The newest version of Solutionator, our parametric search tool that allows you to design a mated set in a minute or less, has been rolling for a couple of months now on Samtec.com. As we detailed in this introductory post, Solutionator boasts several powerful features to help you...
Is seems hardly a day passes without “secure” data being hacked. Whether personal photos, enterprise data or factory floor controls, data security has become a higher focus for many. Avnet’s new Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Security Peripheral Module for Zynq®-7000 All Programma...
PCIe 4.0 is just around the corner in 2017, at least according to the leading computer processor vendors.  In recent months, both Intel and AMD have hinted at plans for PCIe 4.0 in future platforms.  This promotes the advantages of the new standard with hopes of a wider range of ...
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