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Precision RF

Microwave/millimeter wave cable assemblies and interconnects. Interconnect components to 110 GHz. Full cable assemblies to 70 GHz. Vertical integration of both component and cable enable the highest level of customer service and support in the industry. This includes support with launch designs, custom product solutions, simulations, and physical test and measurement verifications. For more information contact Samtec’s RF Technical Group.


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®

Precision RF Cable Connectors, 50 OhmPrecision RF Cable Connectors, 50 Ohm

PRF Series, Precision RF cable connectors from 18 GHz to 110 GHz

Features
  • High-frequency bands from 18 GHz to 110 GHz
  • Includes: 1.0 mm, SMPM, 1.85 mm, 2.40 mm, SMP, SSMA, 2.92 mm, 3.50 mm, N Type, TNC, SMA
  • 2.92 mm cross-mateable to other industry standards (SMA)
  • 2.40 mm and 1.85 mm are intermateable
  • 1.0 mm to 110 GHz
  • Custom solutions available, contact Samtec's RF Group
Products
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  • PRFM0
  • PRF18
  • PRF24
  • PRF10
  • PRF92
  • PRF00
  • PRF35
  • PRFS1
  • PRF01
  • PRF06
  • PRF04
Precision RF Cable Connectors, 50 Ohm

SMPM Precision RF, 50 OhmSMPM Precision RF, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 65 GHz

Features
  • Miniature push-on connectors; 30% smaller than SMP
  • Bullet adaptors for board-to-board blind mate applications
  • Low VSWR
  • Full detent and smooth bore
  • Straight, right-angle and edge mount
  • .047, .086 and MWC-2350CU-01 low-loss microwave cable assemblies
  • Individual cable components available. Contact Samtec's RF Group.
Products
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  • SMPM-EM
  • SMPM-TH
  • PRFIA
  • PRFM0
  • RF047-A
  • RF086
SMPM 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 connector kits, compatible with industry standard cables, also available
Products
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  • 185
  • PRF18
  • RF047-A
  • RF086
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 Series
  • Compression, board level interconnects for stripline or microstrip transmission
Products
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  • 240
  • RF23C
  • RF047-A
  • RF085
  • RF086
  • PRF24
2.40 mm 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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  • SMP-CA
  • RF405
  • RF25S
  • SMP-B
  • SMP-EM
  • SMP-TH
SMP 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
  • 23 AWG solid dielectric low loss microwave cable with additional copper shielding
Products
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  • 292-CM
  • RF23C
  • RF085
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
  • End option 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

High-Frequency 50 Ohm CablesHigh-Frequency 50 Ohm Cable Assemblies

High-performance, low loss microwave or hand-formable semi-flexible cables.

Features
  • Performance to 50 GHz (to 70 GHz in development) with high-performance precision interconnects
  • 23 or 25 AWG, solid dielectric microwave cables
  • Hand-formable, semi-flexible cables at .086" or .141" DIA
  • 28 AWG, flexible .047" DIA cable with U.FL compatible plug to 500 cycles (HMHF1)
  • Visit samtec.com/BullsEye for high-performance test array solutions
Products
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  • RF402
  • RF405
  • RF047
  • RF23S
  • RF25S
  • RF23C
  • RF047-A
  • RF085
  • RF086
High-Frequency 50 Ohm Cables

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