Mezzanine Systems for Next Gen Speeds

Samtec helps address the challenges of next generation data rate requirements with industry-leading interconnect expertise, along with full system optimization services and support, including a vast library of development platforms and characterization kits for high-performance interconnect systems. Samtec’s expanding line of proven High-Speed Mezzanine solutions engineered for 28 / 56 Gbps speeds includes extreme density arrays and ultra-high-density strips, along with optional mating cable systems.

Overview

NovaRay™ 56 Gbps NRZ Arrays

NovaRay™ Extreme Density Arrays are optimized for the demands of 56 Gbps systems and beyond, with a roadmap to 112 Gbps PAM4. Attributes include low crosstalk, tight impedance control and industry-leading data rates and density. Cable systems are also available.

Extreme Density Arrays & Cables

AcceleRate® HD 56 Gbps Strips

AcceleRate® HD Ultra-High-Density, Multi-Row Strips are incredibly dense with up to 240 total I/Os, a slim 5 mm width, and a low 5 mm stack height. Edge Rate® contacts are optimized for signal integrity and enable support of 56 Gbps PAM4 (28 Gbps NRZ) applications.

Ultra-High-Density Multi-Row Strips on 0.635 mm Pitch

SEARAY™ High-Density Arrays

SEARAY™ Open-Pin-Field Arrays enable maximum grounding and routing flexibility; Low Profile & Ultra High-Density designs are also available. SEARAY™ VITA 57.1 FMC / VITA 57.4 FMC+ connectors are engineered to aid in application development.

Open-Pin-Field Arrays, VITA 57.1 FMC & VITA 57.4 FMC+

Development Platforms

Microsemi® PolarFire™ Evaluation Kit

Ideal for high-speed transceiver evaluation, 10 Gb Ethernet, IEEE1588, JESD204B, SyncE, SATA and more, the Microsemi® PolarFire™ Evaluation Kit leverages Samtec’s SEARAY™ VITA 57.1 FMC connectors. Features include:

  • Connections via a High Pin Count (HPC) FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC), numerous SMAs, PCIe®, Dual Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, SFP+ and USB
  • Mating connectors for the mezzanine card include ASP-134488-01 for 10 mm stack and ASP-134602-01 for 8.50 mm stack

View additional details at: samtec.com/fmc.

Microsemi® PolarFire™ Evaluation Kit

FMC / FMC+ Development Kits & Boards

Samtec offers a variety of development kits and boards featuring SEARAY™ VITA 57.1 FMC and VITA 57.4 FMC+ connectors that are designed to help simplify design and reduce time to market.

View details and additional kits at samtec.com/fmc or samtec.com/fmc-plus.

FMC / FMC+ Development Kits & Boards

SI Characterization Kits

Samtec Signal Integrity Characterization Kits help simplify the design process and reduce time to market. Kits are available for many of our high-performance connector sets and standard high-speed cable assembly configurations. Custom kits are also available.

View details at samtec.com/kits or contact kitsandboards@samtec.com for the current list of available kits.

SI Characterization Kits

Families

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
  • NVAC
  • NVAM-C
NovaRay™

AcceleRate® HDAcceleRate® HD Ultra-Dense Multi-Row Mezzanine Strips

These 0.635 mm pitch high-density multi-row mezzanine strips feature up to 240 high-speed Edge Rate® contacts in a slim, low-profile design.

Features
  • Incredibly dense with up to 240 total I/Os
  • Low profile 5 mm stack height
  • Slim 5 mm width
  • 4-row design; 10 - 60 positions per row (40 - 240 total positions)
  • Edge Rate® contact system optimized for signal integrity performance
  • Supports 56 Gbps PAM4 (28 Gbps NRZ) applications
  • Solder ball technology for simplified processing and self aligning
  • Additional stack heights and higher pin counts in development
Series
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  • ADM6
  • ADF6
AcceleRate® HD

SEARAY™SEARAY™ High-Density Open Pin Field Arrays

These high-speed, high-density open pin field arrays allow maximum grounding and routing flexibility.

Features
  • Maximum routing and grounding flexibility
  • Lower insertion/extraction forces vs. typical array products
  • Performance up to 18 GHz/pair
  • Up to 500 I/Os in open pin field design
  • 1.27 mm (.050") pitch and space saving 0.80 mm pitch
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact system
  • Can be "zippered" during mating/unmating
  • Solder charge terminations for ease of processing
  • Meets Extended Life Product™ (E.L.P.™) standards
  • 7 - 17 mm stack heights
  • Vertical, right-angle, press-fit
  • Elevated systems to 40 mm
  • 85 ohm systems
  • VITA 47, VITA 57, Pismo 2 certified
  • IPC J-STD-001F, requirements for soldered electrical and electronic assemblies – meets class 3 acceptability criteria for high-performance/harsh environment electronic products (SEAM/SEAF series only)
  • IPC-A-610F, acceptability of electronic assemblies – meets class 3 acceptability criteria for high-performance/harsh environment electronic products (SEAM/SEAF series only)
Series
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  • SEAF
  • SEAM
  • SEAF-RA
  • SEAM-RA
  • SEAMP
  • SEAFP
  • SEAFP-RA
  • SEAR
  • SEAMI
  • JSO
  • UBPS
  • UBPT
SEARAY™

LP Array™LP Array™ Low Profile Open-Pin-Field Arrays

Low profile open-pin-field arrays down to 4 mm stack height and up to 320 total I/Os.

Features
  • 4 mm, 4.5 mm, 5 mm stack heights
  • Up to 320 I/Os
  • 4, 6 and 8 row designs
  • .050" (1.27 mm) pitch
  • Dual beam contact system
  • Solder crimp termination for ease of processing
  • Performance up to 18.5 GHz / 37 Gbps
Series
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  • JSO
  • LPAF
  • LPAM
LP Array™

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