Samtec Kits and Boards

From concept and prototype to development and production, Samtec-designed Kits and Boards featuring high-speed interconnect solutions simplify design and reduce time to market for hobbyists, tinkerers, start-ups and OEMs alike.


Component Kits

Kits and Boards Description
Arduino Uno R3 Expansion Connector Accessory Kit
(SBM-ARDUINO-KIT)
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Samtec's Expansion Accessory Kit allows for continued growth and stacking of Arduino-based systems using standard IDC cables, socket strips and terminal strips.

ARM mbed Application Board Expansion Connector Accessory Kit
(SBM-ARMMBED-KIT)
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Samtec's Expansion Accessory Kit allows for continued growth and stacking of mbed-based systems using standard IDC cables, socket strips and terminal strips.

BeagleBone Black Expansion Connector Accessory Kit
(SBM-BEAGLEBONE-KIT)
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Samtec's Expansion Accessory Kit allows for continued growth and stacking of BeagleBone-based systems using standard IDC cables, socket strips and terminal strips.

Raspberry Pi Expansion Connector Accessory Kit
(SBM-RASPBERRY-PI-KIT)
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Samtec's Expansion Accessory Kit allows for continued growth and stacking of Raspberry Pi-based systems using standard IDC cables, socket strips and shrouded terminals.

Development Kits

Kits and Boards Description
FireFly™ Test Kit (FIK-FIREFLY-XX)

Rated up to 28 Gbps, this kit allows the designer real-time evaluation of an actively running copper or optical FireFly™ system in their lab, with their inputs, via Samtec’s Bulls Eye® system.

FireFly™ Test Kit
VCU110 ExaMAX® Loopback Card (REF-200748-01)

The VCU110 ExaMAX® Loopback Card routes 8 GTY MGTs from the Xilinx® Virtex® UltraScale™ FPGA through the ExaMAX® mated connector pair and back to the FPGA.

FireFly™ Test Kit

FMC/FMC+ Cards

Kits and Boards Description
14 Gbps FireFly™ FMC Development Kit (REF-193429-01)

Samtec's 14 Gbps FireFly™ FMC Module is VITA 57.1 compliant and provides up to 140 Gbps full-duplex bandwidth over 10 channels from an FPGA to an industry-standard multi-mode fiber optic cable.

FMC+ HSPC Loopback Card (REF-197618-01)

Samtec's VITA 57.4 FMC+ HSPC Loopback Card provides FPGA designers an easy to use loopback option for testing low-speed and high-speed multi-gigabit transceivers on any FPGA development board or FPGA carrier card.

FMC+ HSPC/HSPCe Loopback Card (REF-197693-01)

Samtec's VITA 57.4 FMC+ HSPC/HSPCe Loopback Card provides an easy to use loopback option for testing low and high-speed multi-gigabit transceivers on any FPGA development board or carrier card and, is an ideal substitute for 28 Gbps test equipment.

VCU118 FMC+ HSPC Loopback Card (REF-194194-01)

This loopback mezzanine card was based on an elongated version of the VITA 57.4 single width mezzanine card, designed for use with the Xilinx® UltraScale+ VCU118 Development board and is included in the VCU118 Development Kit available from Xilinx®.

Production Cards and Modules

Kits and Boards Description
PCIe® Active Optical Cable Assembly Adaptor Card

PCI Express® Gen 2 Compliant Switch Adaptor Cards are designed to optimize performance for PCIe® over Fiber Applications enabling links up to 300 m in length.

PCIe® Active Optical Cable Assembly Adaptor Card
nMode™ Wireless Sensor Module (OSM Series)

Samtec’s production-ready nMode™ Wireless Sensor Module allows engineers to remotely sense and measure inertial, environmental and acoustical parameters.

nMODE wireless sensor module
nMode™ Wireless Sensor Module Development Kit

Samtec’s nMode™ Wireless Sensor Module Development Kit gives designers an easy-to-use platform for system-level IoT application development.

nMODE wireless sensor module development kit
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