Twinax Flyover™ Systems for Next Gen Speeds

Twinax Flyover™ Systems for Next Gen Speeds

Samtec's flyover systems can help extend signal reach and density to achieve next gen speeds by routing signals via ultra-low skew twinax cable versus through lossy PCB.

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OVERVIEW

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-5 dB Loss Target, Reach Estimated. For OIF VSR applications.

THE PROBLEM: PCB REACH AT NEXT GEN SPEEDS

As bandwidth requirements rapidly increase routing signals through lossy PCBs, vias and other components has become one of the most complex challenges designers face.

THE SOLUTION: SAMTEC FLYOVER™ SYSTEMS

Samtec Flyover™ breaks the constraints of traditional signaling substrate and hardware offerings, resulting in a cost effective, high-performance answer to the challenges of 28 Gbps bandwidth and beyond.

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FEATURES

Ultra Low Skew Cable Technology

Samtec's co-extruded twinax cable technology eliminates the performance limitations and inconsistencies of individually extruded dielectric twinax cabling; improving signal integrity, bandwidth and reach for high-performance system architectures.

Ultra Low Skew Twinax
  • Ideal for 28-56+ Gbps applications
  • Tight coupling between signal conductors
  • Improved bandwidth and reach
  • Improved signal integrity and eye pattern opening
  • Low skew (< 3.5 ps/meter) over extended lengths
Micro Cellular Dielectric Extrusion
  • Critical dimensions measured at every dielectric spool
  • Inline laser and CAPAC devices for capacitance monitoring and diameter control
  • In-process stats summary sheet for Cpk acceptance
Manufacturing Technology Innovation
  • World class in-house expertise, R&D and test & measurement
  • Real-time closed-loop control to adjust process parameters
  • Internally developed proprietary processes
  • Contact Samtec's High-Speed Cable Group at HDR@samtec.com
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Technology Centers

Enabling complete system optimization from Silicon-to-Silicon


Samtec isn't just another connector company. By integrating specialized Technology Centers led by industry experts working side-by-side, Samtec fosters a unique environment conducive to true innovation and collaboration, along with the ability to provide the most complete level of service and support for interconnect system design, development and production in the industry.

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High-Speed Cable Plant
R&D and manufacturing of precision extruded mico coax and twinax cable used for high-speed/high-density cable assemblies. Capabilities include 26-38 AWG center conductors, 50/75/85/100 Ω impedance, and systems rated at 56 Gbps and beyond with low skew twinax cable construction.

Other Technology Centers:

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Precision extruded micro coax and twinax cables

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Extreme flexibility for high-speed/high-density cable design

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Full system signal integrity analysis and optimization

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Co-extruded twinax provides ultra low skew advantage

FAMILIES

Firefly™ Micro Flyover System™FireFly™ Micro Flyover System™

Future-proof system with interchangeability of FireFly™ copper and optical using the same micro connector system for up to 28 Gbps per lane.

Features
  • High-speed performance to 28 Gbps per lane
  • x4 and x12 designs
  • Variety of integral heat sink and End 2 options
  • Interchangeability of copper and optical
  • Micro rugged two-piece connector
  • Extended temperature and PCIe®-Over-Fiber solutions
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  • ECUO
  • ETUO
  • PCUO
  • PTUO
  • ECUE
  • PCUE
  • UEC5-1
  • UEC5-2
  • UCC8
  • PCOA
  • FIK-FIREFLY-XX
Firefly™ Micro Flyover System™

Direct Connect Cable SystemDirect Connect Cable System

High-speed, low cost cable assembly with press-fit termination directly to the PCB board.

Features
  • Press fit termination to the PCB board
  • Ultra low 3 mm profile
  • Supports and surpasses PCIe® Gen 3 speed at 2 meters
  • 100 ohm differential pair signal routing
  • 30 AWG twinax ribbon cable
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  • DCH
Direct Connect Cable System

Flyover QSFP28 Cable SystemsFlyover QSFP28 Cable Systems

These direct attach flyover QSFP28 cable assemblies improve signal integrity and increase signal path length at higher data rates.

Features
  • Compatible with all MSA QSFP pluggables
  • 4 or 8 channel systems
  • Eye Speed® 100 ohm twinax cable
  • Press-fit tails for low speed signals/power to PCB
  • No re-timers required for reduced cost and power consumption
  • Improved thermal dissipation by allowing ICs to be placed in preferred locations
  • Multiple end 2 options available
  • Belly-to-belly mating for maximum density (FQSFP-DD Series)
Series
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  • FQSFP
  • FQSFP-DD
  • QSFPC
  • QSFPC-DD
  • HS-QSFP
  • HS-QSFP-DD
  • LP-FQSFP
Flyover QSFP28 Cable Systems

Edge Card Cable SystemsEdge Card Twinax High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These high-speed cable assemblies feature Eye Speed® twinax cable for optimized performance.

Features
  • Performance to 16 Gbps
  • 100 ohm differential pair signal routing
  • Micro 0.50 mm and 0.80 mm pitch
  • .062" (1.60 mm) thick card
  • Rugged metal latching and shielding
  • Vertical and right-angle PCB connectors
Series
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  • ECDP
  • HSEC8-DV
  • FCDP-DV
  • FCDP-RA
  • FEDP
Edge Card Cable Systems

NovaRay™NOVARAY™ 112 Gbps PAM4, Extreme Density Arrays

NovaRay™ combines extreme density and performance for 112 Gbps PAM4 per channel in 40% less space than traditional arrays.

Features
  • 112 Gbps PAM4 per channel
  • 4.0 Tbps aggregate data rate - 9 IEEE 400G channels
  • Innovative, fully shielded differential pair design enables extremely low crosstalk (to 40 GHz) and tight impedance control
  • 112 differential pairs per square inch
  • Two points of contact ensure a more reliable connection
  • 92 Ω solution addresses both 85 Ω and 100 Ω applications
Series
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  • NVAM
  • NVAF
  • NVAM-C
  • NVAC
NovaRay™

AcceleRate®AcceleRate® Slim Body Direct Attach Cable Assemblies

AcceleRate® is the industry’s slimmest cable system with direct attach technology and ultra low skew twinax cable for 56 Gbps PAM4 speeds.

Features
  • Incredibly slim 7.6 mm width
  • High-density 2-row design
  • 34 AWG, 100 Ω Eye Speed® ultra low skew twinax cable
  • 8 and 16 differential pair configurations
  • Two rows of high-density contacts directly soldered to the cable
  • Improved signal integrity by eliminating transition board and its variability
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  • ARC6
  • ARF6
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