RF Original Solutions

Testing to 90 GHz • Next-Gen Solutions • Ganged

High-frequency and low-frequency RF products that are unique to Samtec. This includes Bulls Eye® for test and measurement, Magnum RF™ multi-port blocks and cable assemblies, Flexible Waveguide for E-band, Ganged and Micro-Mini Systems, 100 Ohm Shielded Twisted Pair Assembly, IsoRate® high-isolation RF, and 75 Ohm or high-vibration MMCX solutions.

Bulls Eye®

Bulls Eye® RF High Performance Test to 90 GHz
Compression interface, small footprint and high cycle count make Bulls Eye® ideal for high-performance test applications.
  • 90 GHz, 70 GHz, 50 GHz and 40 GHz test assemblies

  • Enables smaller evaluation boards and shorter trace lengths

  • Compression mounts to the board for placement directly adjacent to the SerDes being characterized

  • Solderless design improves cost and is easy to use within a lab setting

  • Microstrip/CPW or Stripline PCB transmission types

  • Test boards available for performance verification

  • 1.00 mm, 1.85 mm, 2.40 mm and 2.92 mm connection to instrumentation

  • Single or double row

  • High-density, space-saving design

  • Complete list of applications: SerDes characterization, clock/data recovery (CDR), mmWave radar, automated test equipment, FR2 5G networks

  • RF Group: dedicated RF engineers provide personal support for meeting specific RF challenges

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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.

  • 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 Original Solutions

Flexible Waveguide Original Solutions

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. 

  • 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.

Shielded Twisted Pair Cable System

Shielded Twisted Pair Cable System

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

  • 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® 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.

  • 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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