precision rf / test systems FOR NEXT GEN SPEEDS

Samtec helps address the challenges of next generation data rate requirements with industry-leading interconnect expertise, along with full system optimization services and support, including a vast library of development platforms and evaluation kits for many of our high-performance interconnect systems. The high-density array designs and advanced cabling solutions within Samtec’s Bulls Eye® product family enable optimized performance to 50 GHz (with 70 GHz systems in development).

Overview

Precision RF & Test Systems

Samtec offers a wide variety of Precision RF connectors and cables for high-performance testing, including high-density Bulls Eye® test point arrays that enable optimized performance to 50 GHz, and feature a compression interface, small footprint and high cycle count

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Industry Standards & 12G-SDI

Industry standard 50 Ω and 75 Ω RF solutions include a wide variety of cables, components and board level interconnects with mix-and-match flexibility, as well as the industry’s largest variety of 12G-SDI products for Broadcast Video applications, including BNC and HD-BNC™.

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Original & Custom RF Solutions

Samtec’s RF Original Solutions include high-performance, high-density Bulls Eye® test point systems, 100 Ω shielded twisted pair cable assemblies, ganged micro-mini systems, U.FL compatible plug to 500 cycles, and high-isolation IsoRate® systems.

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DEVELOPMENT PLATFORMS

Bulls Eye® 50 GHz Test Point Evaluation Kit

  • Enables testing and evaluation of Samtec’s Bulls Eye® high-performance test point system
  • Contains BE40A Product double-row, high-density array test point
  • Routes high-speed differential pairs from BE40A Product to high-precision RF connectors
  • Supports multiple high-precision RF connector options (e.g. 1.85 mm, 2.40 mm, 2.92 mm)
  • Optimized SI performance via Samtec’s Final Inch® BOR PCB trace routing
  • Learn more at samtec.com/bullseye
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Xilinx® Kintex® UltraScale™ FPGA KCU1250 Characterization Kit

  • Enables evaluation of the 20 GTH 16.3 Gbps transceivers available on the UltraScale™ XCKU040-FFVA1156 FPGA
  • Access to both the Integrated Bit Error Ratio Test (IBERT) demonstration and the Vivado® Design Suite enables quick evaluation of the industry leading GTH transceivers
  • Ideal for connecting to a broad range of evaluation platforms, including backplanes and optical evaluation boards to high-speed test equipment
  • Included are the Bulls Eye® test point system supporting a full GTH quad, with four transmit / receive pairs and five Bulls Eye® connector pads for the GTH transceivers and reference clocks
  • Kit also includes two pairs of differential MRCC inputs with SMA connectors that expand I/O with three FMC interfaces
  • Learn more at samtec.com/standards/fpgakcu1250
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Fidus 12G-SDI HPC FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC)

  • The 12G-SDI HPC FMC from Fidus Systems and inrevium provides a video processing development platform for transportation of 4k / 60 fps video over a single coaxial cable link
  • Contains 6x 75 Ω HD-BNC connectors which provide system I/O access:
    • - 1x 12G-SDI input
    • - 1x 12G-SDI output
    • - 3x 12G-SDI In or Out
    • - 1x Video Sync input
  • System I/O can be doubled by adding a second, optional expansion module
  • Includes 6x 75 Ω High-Density BNC Bulkhead Jack, Right-Angle and Through-Hole connectors (HDBNC-J-P-GN-RA-BH1)
  • Learn more at samtec.com/12gsdi
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