Cable Assemblies

Build your RF cable assembly using Samtec’s RF Cable Solutionator®. RF Cable Solutionator® allows engineers to choose a connector and cable type, and create a final part number, in under a minute. Results include product specifications, pricing and availability, models and prints. Samtec offers a wide range of assemblies available with low-loss microwave / millimeter wave cable from .047 to .277, RG type cable (316, 174, 178, 58, 179, 6), 12G-SDI Belden cables, high-density ganged and Samtec-optimized varieties. Interface types include 1.35 mm, 1.85 mm, 2.40 mm, 2.92 mm, SMA, SMPM, SMP, MCX, MMCX, BNC, High-Density BNC, MHF U.FL/W.FL, and more.


1.35 mm, Precision RF, 50 Ohm1.35 mm, Precision RF, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 90 GHz

Features
  • Performance up to 90 GHz
  • Ideal for E-band applications
  • Robust mechanical design, high mating cycles
  • Cable assembly, cable connector, and board level interconnects
Products
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  • RF047-A
  • PRF13
  • 135
1.35 mm, Precision RF, 50 Ohm

1.85 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm1.85 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 65 GHz

Features
  • Performance to 65 GHz
  • Available on RF047-A and RF086 cable assemblies
  • Compression, board level interconnects for stripline or microstrip transmission
  • Cable connectors, compatible with industry standard cables, also available
Products
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  • RF086
  • RF047-A
  • PRF18
  • 185
1.85 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

2.40 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm2.40 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 50 GHz

Features
  • Performance up to 50 GHz
  • Available on RF23C, RF047-A, RF085 and RF086 cable assemblies
  • Compression, board level interconnects for stripline or microstrip transmission
Products
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  • RF086
  • RF047-A
  • RF085
  • RF23C
  • PRF24
  • 240
2.40 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

2.92 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm2.92 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 40 GHz

Features
  • Performance up to 40 GHz
  • Compression mount jack with 2-hole flange in various board thicknesses
  • Available on RF23C, RF047-A, RF085 and RF086 cable assemblies
Products
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  • RF086
  • RF047-A
  • RF085
  • RF23C
  • PRF92
  • 292
2.92 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

3.50 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm3.50 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 34 GHz

Features
  • Performance to 34 GHz
  • Cable connector on 23 AWG solid dielectric low loss microwave cable (RF23S)
  • Board level edge mount upon request
Products
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  • RF23S
  • PRF35
3.50 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

SMA 50 OhmSMA 50 Ohm RF Connectors and Cables

Subminiature interconnects with screw-type coupling.

Features
  • Performance to 18 GHz
  • 26.5 GHz options available
  • Available on a variety of standard cable assemblies
  • A wide variety of orientations and PCB terminations available
  • Precision cable connectors available for a variety of high-frequency industry standard cables
  • Cable connectors also available on RG 174, RF 316, RG 178 and RG 58
  • Mechanically compatible with 2.92 mm and 3.50 mm interconnects
  • Non-magnetic options available for medical and aerospace applications
Products
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  • RF180
  • RF25S
  • RF405
  • RF402
  • RF280
  • RF174
  • RF316
  • RS316
  • RF178
  • RF058
  • GRF1H-C
  • IJ5H
  • PRF01
  • SMA-CA
  • SMA
SMA 50 Ohm

SMPM Precision RF, 50 OhmSMPM Precision RF, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 65 GHz; single-port SMPM or multi-position ganged Magnum RF™ solutions.

Features
  • Miniature push-on connectors; 30% smaller than SMP
  • Bullet adaptors for board-to-board blind mate applications
  • Magnum RF™ ganged, multi-position solutions (cable-to-board & board-to-board)
  • Low VSWR
  • Full detent and smooth bore for varying retention forces
  • Straight, right-angle and edge mount
  • .047, .086 and Samtec 23 AWG low-loss millimeter wave cable assemblies
Products
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  • RF086
  • RF047-A
  • RF23C
  • PRFM0
  • PRFIA
  • SMPM-SM
  • SMPM-ST-TH
  • SMPM-RA-TH
  • SMPM-EM
  • GC47
  • GPPC
  • GPPB
SMPM Precision RF, 50 Ohm

SMP Precision RF, 50 OhmSMP Precision RF, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 40 GHz

Features
  • Optional bullet adaptors in two standard lengths
  • Performance up to 40 GHz
  • Compensates for misalignment in X and Y directions
  • RG 405 (.086" DIA) semi-flexible or 25 AWG rugged solid dielectric microwave cable termination
  • Interfaces for tight, more secure connections
  • Non-magnetic options available for medical and aerospace applications
Products
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  • RF25S
  • RF405
  • PRF00
  • SMP-B
  • SMP-TH
  • SMP-EM
SMP Precision RF, 50 Ohm

TNCA, Precision RF, 50 OhmTNCA, Precision RF, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 18 GHz

Features
  • Performance to 18 GHz
  • Air dielectric design for low VSWR and insertion loss
  • Excellent voltage breakdown resistance
  • Superior average power handling
  • Available on RF180 and RF280 cable assemblies
  • Cable connectors available
Products
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  • RF180
  • RF280
  • PRF04
TNCA, Precision RF, 50 Ohm

N Type 50 OhmN Type 50 Ohm RF Connectors and Cables

Robust N Type interface with threaded coupling

Features
  • 3 GHz or 18 GHz performance options
  • Straight, right-angle or bulkhead
  • RG 174/316/178/58, or .178" and .277" low loss microwave cable assemblies available
Products
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  • RF180
  • RF280
  • RF174
  • RF316
  • RF178
  • RF058
  • GRF1H-C
  • PRF06
N Type 50 Ohm

BNC 75 & 50 OhmBNC 75 & 50 Ohm RF Connectors and Cables

75 Ohm and 50 Ohm BNC miniature quick connect/disconnect RF interfaces.

Features
  • 75 Ohm: Optimized for 12G-SDI Broadcast Video solutions
  • 75 Ohm: Performance up to 12 GHz
  • 75 Ohm: RG 179, RG 6 or Belden 1694A/4694R cables available
  • 50 Ohm: Performance up to 4 GHz
  • 50 Ohm: RG 174, RG 316, RG 178 cables available
Products
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  • RFC6T
  • RF179
  • RFA6T
  • RFB6T
  • BNC7T-CA
  • BNC7T-BM
  • BNC7T-EM
  • BNC7T-BH
  • BNC7T-TH
  • RF174
  • RF316
  • RF178
  • GRF1H-C
  • BNC5-CA
BNC 75 & 50 Ohm

DIN 1.0/2.3 75 OhmDIN 1.0/2.3 75 Ohm RF Connectors and Cables

Samtec 75 ohm DIN 1.0/2.3 connectors have push-pull coupling and are designed for high-density applications.

Features
  • Optimized for 12G-SDI Broadcast Video solutions
  • 75 ohm impedance
  • Available in through-hole, right-angle, and cable termination
  • Push / pull mating system
  • Available with RG 179, RG 6 or Belden 4694R/4855R/1694A/1855A cables
Products
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  • RFC6T
  • RFC8T
  • RF179
  • RFA6T
  • RFB6T
  • RFB8T
  • DIN7A-CA
  • DIN7A-TH
  • DIN7A-BH
DIN 1.0/2.3 75 Ohm

HD-BNC 75 OhmHigh-Density BNC 75 Ohm RF Connectors and Cables

High-Density BNC: 75 ohm 12G-SDI performance with 4x the panel density of standard BNC solutions.

Features
  • 75 ohm performance
  • Designed to maximize panel density
  • 4x the panel density of standard BNC
  • 20% lighter than standard BNC
  • Quarter turn coupling design
Products
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  • RFC6T
  • RFC8T
  • RFA6T
  • RFB6T
  • RFB8T
  • HDBNC-CA
  • HDBNC-BM
  • HDBNC-BH
  • HDBNC-TH
  • HDBNC-EM
HD-BNC 75 Ohm

Micro High-Frequency 50 OhmMicro High-Frequency 50 Ohm Cable Assemblies

Micro high-frequency system for use when performance and space limitations are a concern.

Features
  • Performance to 10 GHz
  • Flexible .047" DIA cable with HMHF1 termination
  • .081 mm & 1.13 mm DIA coax cables with MHF1, MHF3 or MHF4 connectors
Products
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  • RF047
  • MH081
  • MH113
Micro High-Frequency 50 Ohm

MCX 50 & 75 OhmMCX 50 & 75 Ohm RF Connectors and Cables

Mini coax interconnects featuring a space-saving design which is approximately 30 percent smaller than SMBs.

Features
  • 30% smaller than SMBs
  • Vertical and right-angle orientations
  • Performance: up to 6 GHz
  • 50 Ohm: RG 174, RG 316 or RG 178 cable terminations
  • 50 Ohm: Non-magnetic options available for medical and aerospace applications
  • 75 Ohm: RG 179 cable available
Products
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  • RF174
  • RF316
  • RS316
  • RF178
  • IJ5H
  • GRF1H-C
  • MCX-CA
  • MCX-TH
  • MCX-SM
  • MCX-MT
  • MCX-EM
  • RF179
  • MCX7-CA
  • MCX7-TH
  • MCX7-SM
MCX 50 & 75 Ohm

MMCX 50 & 75 OhmMMCX 50 & 75 Ohm Connectors and Cables

Micro-miniature interconnects with snap-on coupling.

Features
  • Performance up to 6 GHz
  • Simple snap-on coupling
  • 50 Ohm: RG 174, RG 316 or RG 178 cable terminations
  • 50 Ohm: Jacks and plugs for high-vibration environments
  • 50 Ohm: Jack with switchable internal/external antenna
  • 50 Ohm: Non-magnetic options available for medical and aerospace applications
  • 75 Ohm: RG 179 cable available
Products
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  • RF174
  • RF316
  • RS316
  • RF178
  • IJ5H
  • GRF1H-C
  • MMCX-CA
  • MMCXV-CA
  • MMCX-TH
  • MMCX-SM
  • MMCX-MT
  • MMCX-EM
  • MMCX-SW
  • MMCXV-TH
  • MMCXV-EM
  • RF179
  • GRF7H-C
  • MMCX7-CA
  • MMCX7-TH
MMCX 50 & 75 Ohm

SMB 50 & 75 OhmSMB 50 & 75 Ohm RF Connectors and Cables

Subminiature interconnects featuring snap-on coupling and a space-saving alternative to SMAs.

Features
  • 50 Ohm performance to 6 GHz; 75 Ohm performance to 4 GHz
  • Simple snap-on coupling
  • 50 Ohm: RG 174, RG 316 or RG 178 cable terminations
  • 50 Ohm: Non-magnetic options available for medical and aerospace applications
  • 75 Ohm: RG 179 cable available
Products
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  • RF174
  • RF316
  • RF178
  • IJ5H
  • GRF1H-C
  • SMB5-CA
  • SMB5-TH
  • RF179
  • SMB7H-CA
  • SMB7H-TH
  • SMB7H-EM
SMB 50 & 75 Ohm

TNC 50 OhmTNC 50 Ohm RF Connectors and Cables

Threaded coupling interface in standard and reverse polarity.

Features
  • Performance up to 6 GHz
  • Right-angle through-hole jack
  • Straight plug or bulkhead jack
  • RG 174, RG 316, RG 178 or RG 58 cable terminations
Products
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  • RF174
  • RF316
  • RS316
  • RF178
  • GRF1H-C
  • RF058
  • TNC-CA
  • TNC-TH
TNC 50 Ohm

Magnum RF™ Magnum RF™ Ganged, Multi-Position, High-Frequency Connectors

Ganged, multi-position RF blocks and cable assemblies for millimeter wave applications. Ideal when space is limited and a high operating frequency is required.

Features
  • High-density, space-saving design
  • Push-on interface with varying retention forces
  • Ganged, SMPM connectors: operate mode-free up to 65 GHz
  • Micro-miniature SMPM style enables smaller bundle sizes for weight savings and increased airflow
  • Cable-to-board and board-to-board solutions
  • Bullet adaptors allow for axial and radial misalignment, and blind mate
Products
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  • GC47
  • GPPC
  • GPPB
  • PRFIA
Magnum RF™

Bulls Eye®Bulls Eye® RF High-Performance Test to 70 GHz

The high-density array designs and advanced cabling solutions within Samtec’s Bulls Eye® product family enable optimized performance, now to 70 GHz. Compression interface, small footprint and high cycle count make Bulls Eye® ideal for high-performance test applications.

Features
  • 70 GHz, 50 GHz and 20 GHz test assemblies
  • Enables smaller evolution boards and shorter trace lengths
  • Compression interface to the board for easy on/off and eliminate soldering costs
  • Microstrip or stripline PCB transmission types
  • Assembly options: Dual Row (BE70A, BE40A, BDRA) or Quad Row (BQRA)
  • Test boards available for performance verification
  • RF Group: dedicated RF engineers provide personal support for meeting specific RF challenges
Products
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  • BE70A
  • BE40A
  • BDRA
  • BQRA
Bulls Eye®

Shielded Twisted Pair CableShielded Twisted Pair Cable System

High-speed shielded twisted pair cable assembly for 100 ohm applications.

Features
  • 100 ohm signal routing
  • 28 AWG shielded twisted pair cable
  • Terminal and socket end options available
  • Choice of cable length
Products
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  • C28S
  • CJT-TH
  • CJT-BH
Shielded Twisted Pair Cable

IsoRate®IsoRate® High-Isolation RF Connectors and Cables

These IsoRate® high-isolation rf connectors and cables offer substantial savings over traditional RF connectors at approximately half the cost.

Features
  • Half the cost of traditional RF at virtually the same performance
  • Edge Rate® contacts for high-isolation
  • 50 ohm board-to-board systems
  • 50 ohm full ganged system or ganged with industry standard end 2 options
  • Positive latching available
Products
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  • IJ5C
  • IJ5H
  • IJ5
  • IP5
IsoRate®

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