SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers®) has been driving many of the significant advances in media and entertainment since 1916.

From color television to 8k UHD video, SMPTE's work affects us all on a daily basis. With more than 7000 members ranging from imaging experts to students, SMPTE continues to develop Standards crucial to film and television development.

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12G-SDI

Video has transformed from being an analog 6 MHz bandwidth signal to a 12 Gbps digital data stream. As signaling transitioned to 12 Gbps 4K UHD-SDI standards, the demand for meeting stringent return loss requirements up to 12 GHz emerged.

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Samtec has the largest variety of 12G-SDI products available.

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Thermal Shock testing isn’t unique to the connector world, but it does play a big role in the qualification testing that Samtec puts all connectors through before they are released for production. Chances are likely that you thermally shock many items per day and don’t give it a ...
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FMC. FMC+. XMC. PC/104 . . . Does the list of Industry Standards ever stop? Like TLAs, probably not! What are Industry Standards? They are formal specifications that simplify differences in popular applications. The purpose is improved compatibility, performance, and efficiency a...
In March 2019, we rolled out a new homepage panel, a few new content experiences, and a new level of interactivity to our locations search. Here are the major updates to Samtec.com for March 2019. New High Speed Cable Homepage Panel On top of our core offering of board-to-board p...
Most companies are looking for ways to increase efficiency and thus, the bottom line. One way to do that is with Samtec’s new Low-Profile, Right-Angle 75 Ω BNC connector (BNC7T-BM1D) engineered for pick-and-place assembly, and 12G-SDI performance. This Low-Profile, Right-Angle 75...