RF Connectors

Precision RF to 110 GHz • 50 Ohm & 75 Ohm • Cable & Board Connectors

RF connectors are available for cable-to-board or board-to-board, ganged and blind-mate applications. Interface types include 1.00 mm, 1.35 mm, 1.85 mm, 2.40 mm, 2.92 mm, 3.50 mm, SSMA, SMA, SMPM, SMP, TNCA, N Type, MCX, MMCX, SMB, TNC, BNC, High-Density BNC, in-series or between-series adaptors, and many more.

RF Connectors Brochure

RF Connectors Brochure

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1.00 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

1.00 mm Precision RF Connectors, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 110 GHz

Features
  • Performance to 110 GHz (W-Band)

  • Edge launch, solderless compression

  • Robust mechanical design, high mating cycles

  • Precision measurement in very high millimeter wave test applications (sub-Terahertz spectrum)

  • Available on RF047-A cable assemblies

  • Excellent repeatability

  • Air dielectric design for low VSWR and insertion loss

  • Cable assembly, cable connector, and board level interconnects


1.35 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

1.35 mm Precision RF Connectors, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 90 GHz

Features
  • Performance to 90 GHz (E-Band)

  • Robust mechanical design, high mating cycles

  • Vertical, solderless compression

  • Stripline or microstrip/CPW transmission

  • Available on RF047-A cable assemblies

  • Alignment features: with the addition of fiducials on the PCB any visual misalignment is eliminated, ensuring peak connector performance

  • Ideal for high-performance test applications

  • Cable assembly, cable connector, and board level interconnects

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1.85 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

1.85 mm Precision RF Connectors, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 65 GHz

Features
  • Performance to 65 GHz

  • Vertical or edge launch, solderless compression

  • Stripline or microstrip/CPW transmission

  • Available on RF047-A and RF086 cable assemblies

  • Alignment features (vertical): with the addition of fiducials on the PCB any visual misalignment is eliminated, ensuring peak connector performance

  • Ideal for high-performance test applications

  • Cable connectors, compatible with industry standard cables, also available

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2.40 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

2.40 mm Precision RF Connectors, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 50 GHz

Features
  • Performance to 50 GHz

  • Vertical or edge launch, solderless compression

  • Stripline or microstrip/CPW transmission

  • Available on RF23C, RF047-A, RF085 and RF086 cable assemblies

  • Alignment features (vertical): with the addition of fiducials on the PCB any visual misalignment is eliminated, ensuring peak connector performance

  • Ideal for high-performance test applications

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2.92 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

2.92 mm Precision RF Connectors, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 40 GHz

Features
  • Performance to 40 GHz

  • Vertical or edge launch, solderless compression

  • Stripline or microstrip/CPW transmission

  • Available on RF23C, RF047-A, RF085 and RF086 cable assemblies

  • Alignment features (vertical): with the addition of fiducials on the PCB any visual misalignment is eliminated, ensuring peak connector performance

  • Ideal for high-performance test applications

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3.50 mm Precision RF, 50 Ohm

3.50 mm Precision RF Connectors, 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

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SSMA Precision RF, 50 Ohm

SSMA Precision RF Connectors, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 34 GHz

Features
  • Performance to 34 GHz

  • PTFE-loaded dielectric

  • Reduced size for high-density

  • Cable connectors available

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SMA 50 Ohm

SMA RF Connectors, 50 Ohm

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

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SMPM Precision RF, 50 Ohm

SMPM Precision RF Connectors, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 65 GHz; single-port SMPM or multi-port 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-port solutions (cable-to-board & board-to-board)

  • Low VSWR

  • Full detent, smooth bore or catcher's mitt for varying retention forces

  • Straight, right-angle and edge mount

  • .047, .086 and Samtec 23 AWG low-loss millimeter wave cable assemblies

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SMP Precision RF, 50 Ohm

SMP Precision RF Connectors, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF interconnects to 40 GHz


TNCA Precision RF, 50 Ohm

TNCA Precision RF Connectors, 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

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N Type Precision RF, 50 Ohm

N Type Precision RF Connectors, 50 Ohm

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

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BNC 75 & 50 Ohm

BNC RF Connectors, 50 Ohm & 75 Ohm

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 to 12 GHz

  • 75 Ohm: RG 179, RG 6 or Belden 1694A/4694R cables available

  • 50 Ohm: Performance to 4 GHz

  • 50 Ohm: RG 174, RG 316, RG 178 cables available

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DIN 1.0/2.3 75 Ohm

DIN 1.0/2.3 RF Connectors, 75 Ohm

75 ohm DIN 1.0/2.3 RF 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

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HD-BNC 75 Ohm

High-Density RF Connectors, 75 Ohm

High-Density BNC RF connectors, 75 Ohm with 4x the density of standard BNC solutions.


MCX 50 & 75 Ohm

MCX RF Connectors, 50 Ohm & 75 Ohm

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

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SMB 50 & 75 Ohm

SMB RF Connectors, 50 Ohm & 75 Ohm

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

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TNC 50 Ohm

TNC RF Connectors, 50 Ohm

Threaded coupling interface in standard and reverse polarity.

Features
  • Performance to 6 GHz

  • Right-angle through-hole jack

  • Straight plug or bulkhead jack

  • RG 174, RG 316, RG 178 or RG 58 cable terminations

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In-Series Adaptors, Precision RF, 50 Ohm

Precision RF In-Series Adaptors, 50 Ohm

High-frequency precision RF in-series adaptors for SMPM, 1.85 mm, 2.40 mm or 2.92 mm interconnects.

Features
  • SMPM, 1.85 mm, 2.40 mm and 2.92 mm in-series precision adaptors

  • Straight orientation, 50 Ohm impedance

  • Male-to-male (plug-to-plug), female-to-female (jack-to-jack) or male-to-female (plug-to-jack) options

  • Used in high-frequency precision test & measurement applications

  • SMPM adaptors allow for axial and radial misalignment in high-density blind-mate applications

  • Between-series adaptors are also available

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Between-Series Adaptors, Precision RF, 50 Ohm

Precision RF Between-Series Adaptors, 50 Ohm

High-frequency Precision RF between-series adaptors for 1.00 mm to 1.85 mm or SMPM to 2.92 mm connections.

Features
  • 1.00 mm to 1.85 mm between-series precision adaptors

  • SMPM to 2.92 mm between-series precision adaptors

  • Male-to-male (plug-to-plug), female-to-female (jack-to-jack) or male-to-female (plug-to-jack) options

  • Straight orientation, 50 Ohm impedance

  • 2.92 mm is intermateable with common 3.50 mm and SMA connectors

  • Used in high-frequency precision test & measurement applications

  • In-series adaptors are also available

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Magnum RF™

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

Ganged, multi-port 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

  • 50 ohm impedance

  • Cable-to-board and board-to-board solutions

  • Bullet adaptors allow for axial and radial misalignment, and blind mate

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Flexible Waveguide

Flexible Waveguide Cable Assemblies and Adaptors

Samtec’s new, high-frequency micro waveguide technology supports the demands of next generation millimeter wave systems. It uses a cable design allowing flexibility and a reduced size, yet also maintains loss performance similar to that of a traditional waveguide. 

Features
  • Flexible and dynamically stable

  • Near-zero loss performance

  • Ultra-small form factor

  • High-frequency, micro

  • Frequency bands supported: E-band and V-band

  • E-band (60 GHz to 90 GHz)

  • V-band (50 GHz to 75 GHz)

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Ganged Micro Scale

Ganged Micro Scale RF Jacks, Plugs, and Cables

Samtec's ganged micro-miniature high-performance RF jacks, plugs, and cables are on a 5.00 mm pitch and available as board-to-board or cable-to-board systems.

Features
  • Performance to 6 GHz

  • 50 ohm and 75 ohm solutions

  • Full ganged system or ganged with industry standard end 2 options

  • Micro-miniature, rugged contacts

  • Optional captive panel screws

  • Single or double-ended cable assemblies

  • Optional threaded inserts

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Shielded Twisted Pair Cable System

Shielded 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

  • Through-hole vertical and right-angle mating circular jacks

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IsoRate®

IsoRate® High-Isolation RF Connectors and Cables

IsoRate® 50 ohm 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

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