Edge Card Systems

Edge Card Systems
Speeds to 56 gbps • Edge Rate® Contacts • Variety of Options

Samtec offers a full line of edge card connectivity solutions for industries and applications including datacom, industrial, high-performance computing, and the PCI Express® market, along with a product roadmap to support 56 Gbps speeds and beyond. Solutions include a wide variety of options – a choice of pitch, pin count, orientation and designs such as power/signal combo or press-fit tails, plus ruggedizing features.

Edge Card Systems Brochure

Edge Card Systems Brochure

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Variety of Options

  • Pitch: 0.50 mm, 0.60 mm, 0.635 mm, 0.80 mm, 1.00 mm, 1.27 mm, 2.00 mm
  • Pin/Pair Count: 10 – 300 total positions available
  • Stack Height: Vertical, right-angle, edge mount, pass-through
  • Options: Power/signal combo, press-fit tails, PCI Express®, rugged weld tabs, locks and latches
Edge Card Systems Variety

High-Speed 0.60 mm Pitch Edge CardGenerate™ High-Speed 0.60 mm Pitch Edge Card

Generate™ high-speed edge card sockets with differential pair Edge Rate® contacts for 64 Gbps PAM4 (32 Gbps NRZ) performance and PCIe® 6.0 capable.

Features
  • 0.60 mm pitch differential pair system
  • Supports 64 Gbps PAM4 (32 Gbps NRZ) applications
  • PCIe® 6.0/CXL® 3.1 capable
  • Compliant to SFF-TA-1002: x4 (1C), x8 (2C), x16 (4C & 4C+)
  • Edge Rate® contacts optimized for signal integrity performance
  • 0.60 mm pitch mating high-speed cable assembly (GC6) available
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High-Speed 0.60 mm Pitch Edge Card

High-Speed 0.80 mm Pitch Edge CardGenerate™ High-Speed 0.80 mm Pitch Edge Card

Generate™ high-speed edge card sockets with rugged Edge Rate® contacts on a micro 0.80 mm pitch.

Features
  • 56 Gbps PAM4 performance
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts
  • Card slot: 1.60 mm (.062")
  • Single-ended and differential pairs
  • Vertical, right-angle, edge mount
  • Optional board locks and cable latching features
  • Optional weld tab for mechanical strength
  • RU8 system for elevated board stacking
  • Performance: Up to 18.5 GHz / 37 Gbps
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High-Speed 0.80 mm Pitch Edge Card

High-Speed 1.00 mm Pitch Edge CardGenerate™ High-Speed 1.00 mm Pitch Edge Card

Generate™ 1.00 mm pitch high-speed edge card sockets with rugged Edge Rate® contacts and misalignment mitigation.

Features
  • 28 Gbps NRZ performance
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contacts decrease crosstalk and increase cycle life
  • 20 – 140 total pins
  • Accepts .062" (1.60 mm) thick cards
  • Optional weld tab and alignment pin
  • Performance to 14 GHz / 28 Gbps
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High-Speed 1.00 mm Pitch Edge Card

Micro Edge Card SystemsMicro Edge Card Systems

Micro pitch edge card sockets in a variety of centerlines and orientations, including 0.50 mm, 0.635 mm, 0.80 mm, 1.00 mm, 1.27 mm, and 2.00 mm, vertical, right-angle, and edge mount, as well as surface mount and through-hole

Features
  • Performance to 56 Gbps NRZ
  • Solutions for .062" (1.60 mm), and .093" (2.36 mm) thick cards
  • Choice of pitch: 0.50 mm, 0.635 mm, 0.80 mm, 1.00 mm, 1.27 mm, 2.00 mm
  • Vertical, right-angle, edge mount
  • Available in surface mount and through-hole
  • Performance: Up to 14.5 GHz / 29 Gbps
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PCI Express® Edge CardsPCI Express® Edge Card Sockets

High-speed edge card sockets designed for mating with PCI Express® jumpers and extenders.

Features
  • PCI Express® 3.0, 4.0 and 5.0 systems
  • Supports 1, 4, 8 and 16 PCI Express® links
  • Vertical or right-angle PCB mount and card edge mount
  • 1.00 mm (.0394") pitch
  • Alignment pins
  • 7 GHz / pin (14 Gbps / pin)
  • Accepts 1.60 mm (.062") card
  • Polarized
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Serial ATA Link Card SocketSATA Socket, Serial ATA High-Speed Link Card Sockets

High-speed micro plane SATA socket accommodates variable mating card thickness.

Features
  • Tremendous board stacking, routing flexibility
  • Mount in pairs on same side or opposite side for easy routing
  • SATALink™ compatible
  • Variable mating card thickness
  • Low profile
  • Large deflection BeCu contact
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Serial ATA Link Card Socket

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