High-Speed I/O Systems

High-speed optical and low skew pair copper I/O assemblies with rugged latching systems and shielded EMI protection for rugged, panel-to-panel applications. Assemblies include HyperTransport™ HT 3.1 performance on the industry’s densest I/O system, micro pitch design for board space savings, and SFP+ jumpers up to 20 Gbps data transmission.


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
Series
V
  • ECUO
  • ECUE
  • UEC5-1
  • UCC8
  • FIK-FIREFLY-XX
  • ETUO
  • PCUE
  • PCUO
  • UEC5-2
  • PCOA
Firefly™ Micro Flyover System™

PCIe® Optical Cable SystemPCIe® Active Optical Cable System

High-speed active optical cable assemblies supporting PCIe® Gen 3 with a cable reach to 100 meters.

Features
  • Four independent, full-duplex optical channels
  • PCIe® x4 and x8 form factors
  • Supports Gen 1, Gen 2 and Gen 3 data rates
  • Lightweight 3.00 mm diameter cable up to 300 meters
  • Full active optical cables with host and target
  • Half active optical cables with MTP end option
  • Direct replacement for passive or active copper cables
  • Supports PCIe® auxiliary signaling (CPWRON, CPERST#, CPRSNT#, CWAKE#)
  • Sideband support
  • PCIEA Series adaptor card is recommended to mate with Samtec's PCIEO Series assembly
Series
V
  • PCIEO
PCIe® Optical Cable System

Eye Speed® I/OEye Speed® I/O

Rugged high-speed cable systems feature a positive latching system and support multiple protocols.

Features
  • Performance to 25.5 Gbps for equalized cable (1.00 m)
  • Equalized option increases usable cable length and data rate
  • Small form factor for space saving applications
  • Micro rugged latching system
  • Shielded housing for EMI protection or sealed cable for IP68 applications
  • Supports SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel, Ethernet, PCIe® and InfiniBand™ protocols
  • High-reliability Edge Rate® contacts
Series
V
  • EPLSP
  • ERI8
  • ERC
  • RCH
  • RPBH
Eye Speed® I/O

Eye Speed® HDEye Speed® HD High-Speed I/O Systems

Ultra high-density, high-speed cable system with HyperTransport™ HT3.1 performance, designed for rugged applications and EMI protection.

Features
  • Superior signal integrity with HyperTransport HT3.1 performance
  • Industry's densest I/O cable system
  • Rugged latching system
  • Shielded for EMI protection
  • Cable, connector, and cage available
  • Rugged design
Series
V
  • HDLSP
  • HDI6
  • HDC
Eye Speed® HD

SFPSFP+ Cable System

Samtec's SFP+ system includes a panel mounted connector and jumper cable for high-speed applications.

Features
  • Performance to 10 Gbps
  • SFP+ compatible
  • Cables, connector and cages available
  • Connector and cage kits available
  • Single and multi port cages available
Series
V
  • SFPE
  • MECT
  • SFPC
  • SFPK
SFP

USB CableUSB Board Interconnects and Cable Assemblies

Samtec's USB systems feature both board level connectors and rugged overmold cables.

Features
  • USB and Mini USB
  • Various orientations, types, terminations
  • Rugged options available
  • Rugged overmold cables with various end options
  • 2.0 version available
  • High-cycles
Series
V
  • USB-A
  • USB-AM
  • USB-B
  • MUSB
  • SPM
  • MUSBS
  • USBR-A
  • USBR-B
USB Cable

A myriad of mechanical and electrical specifications must be considered when selecting the best connector system for your design. An incomplete, first-pass list of considerations include the type of termination, available footprint space, processing and operating temperature and ...
Doing business today isn’t quite like it was back in the 80’s. Sparkling teeth and x-ray vision shouldn’t be a side effect of a customer using your product. This, of course, is said in jest, but no longer do we sell only a product; but a product and physical, chemical, and electr...
Blockchain. Cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin mining. Algorithmic trading. These disruptive technologies depend on high-performance computing platforms for reliable execution. The financial services industry invests billions in hardware to support the near real-time services consumers re...
Samtec has released the industry’s first 0.50 mm pitch edge card socket with justification beam. This design allows high-speed signals to pass through an incredibly dense connector while keeping the mating PCB at a reasonable cost. The socket’s justification beam is designed to s...
In the Standards world, specifications are categorized to three ascending levels: Corporate, De Facto, and Industry Standard. Corporate Standards are achieved when design elements are adopted company-wide. De Facto Standards often grow out of a Corporate Standard to act as a solu...
View Full Site