High-Speed Cable Assemblies

High-speed cable assemblies with micro coax and twinax cable for differential and single-ended applications.

High-Speed Assemblies

High-Speed Assemblies

High-speed cable assemblies with micro coax and twinax cable, for differential and single-ended applications. Assemblies include future-proof, high-density array, integral ground plane, hermaphroditic, rugged Edge Rate® and high-speed PCI Express® systems.


AcceleRate®AcceleRate® Slim Body Direct Attach Cable Assemblies

AcceleRate® is the industry’s slimmest cable system with direct attach technology and ultra low skew twinax cable for 56 Gbps PAM4 speeds.

Features
  • Incredibly slim 7.6 mm width
  • High-density 2-row design
  • 34 AWG, 100 Ω Eye Speed® ultra low skew twinax cable
  • 8 and 16 differential pair configurations
  • Two rows of high-density contacts directly soldered to the cable
  • Improved signal integrity by eliminating transition board and its variability
Series
V
  • ARC6
  • ARF6
AcceleRate®

ExaMAX®Samtec ExaMAX® High-Speed Backplane System

ExaMAX® high-speed backplane interconnects deliver 56 Gbps electrical performance.

Features
  • Enables 56 Gbps electrical performance on 2.00 mm column pitch
  • Allows designers to optimize density or minimize board layer count
  • Two reliable points of contact, even when subjected to angled mating
  • Meets Telcordia GR-1217 CORE specification
  • Individual signal wafers with staggered differential pair design; 72 or 40 pairs
  • One-piece embossed ground structure on each signal wafer to reduce crosstalk
  • Lowest mating force on the market: 0.36 N max per contact
  • Backplane cable assemblies improve signal integrity and increase signal path length at higher data rates
  • Samtec’s Eye Speed® ultra low skew twinax cable provides increased flexibility and routability
  • Stub free mating
  • Press fit termination
  • Power and Guide Modules available
Series
V
  • EBTM
  • EBTF-RA
  • EBDM-RA
  • EBCM
  • EBCF
  • EBCL
  • EBCB
  • EGBM
  • EGBF
  • EPTT
  • EPTS
ExaMAX®

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

Flyover QSFP28 Cable SystemsFlyover QSFP28 Cable Systems

These direct attach flyover QSFP28 cable assemblies improve signal integrity and increase signal path length at higher data rates.

Features
  • Compatible with all MSA QSFP pluggables
  • 4 or 8 channel systems
  • Eye Speed® 100 ohm twinax cable
  • Press-fit tails for low speed signals/power to PCB
  • No re-timers required for reduced cost and power consumption
  • Improved thermal dissipation by allowing ICs to be placed in preferred locations
  • Multiple end 2 options available
  • Belly-to-belly mating for maximum density (FQSFP-DD Series)
Series
V
  • FQSFP
  • FQSFP-DD
  • QSFPC
  • HS-QSFP
  • LP-FQSFP
  • QSFP8
  • QSFPC-PF
  • QSFPK-PF
Flyover QSFP28 Cable Systems

Direct Connect Cable SystemDirect Connect Cable System

High-speed, low cost cable assembly with press-fit termination directly to the PCB board.

Features
  • Press fit termination to the PCB board
  • Ultra low 3 mm profile
  • Supports and surpasses PCIe® Gen 3 speed at 2 meters
  • 100 ohm differential pair signal routing
  • 30 AWG twinax ribbon cable
Series
V
  • DCH
Direct Connect Cable System

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
V
  • NVAM
  • NVAF
  • NVAM-C
  • NVAC
NovaRay™

Q Series®Q Series® High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These high-speed cable assemblies feature an integral ground/power plane, micro coax and micro twinax cable.

Features
  • Performance to 20.00 Gbps for 0.25 m
  • Surface mount, edge mount or panel mount terminations
  • 50 ohm single-ended and 100 ohm differential pair signal routing
  • Rugged screw mounts or retention pin options
Series
V
  • HQCD
  • HQDP
  • EQCD
  • EQDP
  • QTH
  • QSH
  • QTH-DP
  • QSH-DP
  • QTE
  • QSE
  • QTE-DP
  • QSE-DP
  • 6QCD
  • 6QDP
  • 6QDPS
Q Series®

SEARAY™SEARAY™ High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These high-speed, high-density array cable assemblies feature micro coax cable and rugged Edge Rate® contacts.

Features
  • Performance to 16.00 Gbps for 0.25 m
  • Edge Rate® contacts reduce broadside coupling
  • Positive latching system
  • Terminal end options
  • Designed for rugged micro pitch applications
  • 36 AWG coax high-speed cable
  • 50 ohm single-ended signal routing
Series
V
  • SEAC
  • SEAF
  • SEAF-RA
SEARAY™

SEARAY™ 0.80 mmSEARAY™ 0.80 mm Pitch Ultra High-Density Array Cable Assemblies

These ultra high-density, high-speed array cable assemblies feature micro coax cable and rugged Edge Rate® contacts.

Features
  • Performance to 35.00 Gbps
  • 50% board space savings versus .050" (1.27 mm) pitch SEARAY™
  • Edge Rate® contacts reduce broadside coupling
  • 50 ohm single-ended signal routing
  • Supports PCIe® Gen 3 and SAS3 protocols
  • Designed for rugged micro pitch applications
  • 34 AWG micro ribbon coax cable
  • Up to 300 I/Os
  • 8 and 10 row designs
Series
V
  • ESCA
  • SEAF8
  • SEAM8
SEARAY™ 0.80 mm

Edge Rate®Edge Rate® High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These high-speed cable assemblies feature rugged Edge Rate® contacts and Eye Speed® micro coax or twinax cable.

Features
  • Performance to 15.00 Gbps for 0.25 m
  • 50 ohm single-ended and 100 ohm differential pair signal routing
  • Designed for rugged micro pitch applications
  • Edge Rate® contacts reduce broadside coupling
  • Latching system available
  • Hot swappable
Series
V
  • ERCD
  • ERDP
  • ERM8
  • ERF8
Edge Rate®

Edge Card Cable SystemsEdge Card Twinax High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These high-speed cable assemblies feature Eye Speed® twinax cable for optimized performance.

Features
  • Performance to 16 Gbps
  • 100 ohm differential pair signal routing
  • Micro 0.50 mm and 0.80 mm pitch
  • .062" (1.60 mm) thick card
  • Rugged metal latching and shielding
  • Vertical and right-angle PCB connectors
Series
V
  • ECDP
  • HSEC8-DV
  • FCDP-DV
  • FCDP-RA
  • FEDP
Edge Card Cable Systems

PCI Express®PCI Express® High-Speed Cable Assemblies

High-speed jumper cables support one, four, eight and sixteen PCI Express® links.

Features
  • Performance to 9.80 Gbps for 0.25 m
  • Supports 1, 4, 8 and 16 PCI Express® links
  • Standard positions of 36, 64, 98 and 164
  • 30 AWG standard ribbon cable and shielded twinax cable
Series
V
  • PCIE
  • PCIEC
  • PCIE-LP
PCI Express®

Q Rate®Q Rate® High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These high-speed cable assemblies feature a ground plane, micro coax or twinax cable and rugged Edge Rate® contacts.

Features
  • Performance to 8.00 Gbps for 0.25 m
  • 50 ohm single-ended and 100 ohm differential pair signal routing
  • Edge Rate® contacts reduce broadside coupling
  • Slim body design
  • 32 AWG twinax and 34 AWG coax high-speed cable
Series
V
  • EQRD
  • EQRP
  • QRM8
  • QRF8
  • QRM8-DP
  • QRF8-DP
Q Rate®

Razor Beam™Razor Beam™ High-Speed Cable Assemblies

These micro rugged, high-speed cable assemblies feature Eye Speed® micro coax cable.

Features
  • 50 ohm single-ended signal routing
  • 38 AWG micro ribbon coax cable
  • Rugged screw down option
  • Vertical or right-angle end options
  • 0.50 mm (.0197") pitch
Series
V
  • HLCD
  • LSHM
Razor Beam™

Z-Ray®Z-Ray® Ultra Low Profile Cable Assemblies

These ultra low profile cable assemblies feature Eye Speed® twinax cable and mating board level interposer to achieve 28+ Gbps high-speed performance.

Features
  • 34 AWG twinax ribbon cable
  • 0.80 mm pitch
  • 8 or 16 pairs
  • 100 ohm signal routing
  • Choice of wiring options
  • Edge card option for end 2
  • Rugged metal cage for mating board level interposer
Series
V
  • ZRDP
  • ZCC
  • ZCI
Z-Ray®

Low Cost CoaxLow Cost Coax

Low cost, high-performance micro coax cable assemblies.

Features
  • 50 ohm single-ended signal routing
  • 38 AWG micro coax cable
  • Compact design for space saving applications
Series
V
  • FCS8
  • FCF8
Low Cost Coax

Shielded Twisted Pair CableShielded Twisted Pair Cable System

High-speed shielded twisted pair cable assembly for 100 ohm applications.

Features
  • 100 ohm signal routing
  • 28 AWG shielded twisted pair cable
  • Terminal and socket end options available
  • Choice of cable length
Series
V
  • C28S
  • CJT-BH
  • CJT-TH
Shielded Twisted Pair Cable

High-Speed I/O Assemblies

High-Speed I/O Assemblies

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

PCIe® Active 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
  • Supports PCIe® auxiliary signaling (CPWRON, CPERST#, CPRSNT#, CWAKE#)
  • Full active optical cables with host and target
  • Half active optical cables with MTP end option
  • Direct replacement for passive or active copper cables
  • Sideband support
  • PCIEA Series adaptor card is recommended to mate with Samtec's PCIEO Series assembly
Series
V
  • PCIEO
PCIe® Active 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 Board Level InterconnectsUSB Board Level Interconnects

Samtec's USB board level connectors in a variety of orientations, types and terminations.

Features
  • USB and Mini USB
  • Various orientations, types, terminations
  • Rugged options available
  • 2.0 version available
  • High-cycles
Series
V
  • USB-A
  • USB-AM
  • USB-B
  • MUSB
  • SPM
  • MUSBS
  • USBR-A
  • USBR-B
USB Board Level Interconnects

Test and Debug Products

Test and Debug Products

Bulls Eye® test point system for reduced board trace lengths, higher performance, lower cost and four times the high bandwidth signals in the same real estate as traditional SMA test systems. Test and debug cable systems in coax, twinax and shielded twisted pair designs to meet demanding emulation requirements.


EmulationEmulation

Test and debug cable systems designed to meet demanding emulation requirements.

Features
  • 50 ohm coax, 100 ohm twinax and shielded twisted pair cable assemblies
  • Single-ended and differential pair signal routing
  • Wide variety of pitches available
  • Ruggedizing features such as screw downs, strain relief, locks and latches
Series
V
  • ERCD
  • ERDP
  • ECDP
  • ERM8
  • ERF8
  • HSEC8-DV
  • SEAC
  • SEAF
  • SEAF-RA
  • EQRD
  • QRF8
  • QRM8
  • HQCD
  • HQDP
  • EQCD
  • EQDP
  • QTH
  • QSH
  • QTH-DP
  • QSH-DP
  • QTE
  • QSE
  • QTE-DP
  • QSE-DP
  • HHSC
  • SSW
  • SSQ
  • ESW
  • ESQ
  • BCS
  • SSM
  • TSW
  • MTSW
  • TSM
  • TSS
  • ZSS
  • FCS8
  • CJT-TH
  • CJT-BH
  • PCIE
  • PCIEC
  • FCF8
  • C28S
  • PCIE-LP
Emulation

Bulls Eye®Bulls Eye® RF High-Performance Test to 50 GHz

The high-density array designs and advanced cabling solutions within Samtec’s Bulls Eye® product family enable optimized performance, now to 50 GHz. Compression interface, small footprint and high cycle count make Bulls Eye® ideal for high-performance test applications.

Features
  • 50 GHz and 20 GHz high-performance test point systems (to 65 GHz in development)
  • Compression interface to the board for easy on/off and eliminate soldering costs
  • Small footprint design significantly saves space on the board
  • Microstrip (50 GHz) or stripline (50 & 20 GHz) PCB transmission
  • RF Technical Group: dedicated RF engineers provide personal support for meeting specific RF challenges
Series
V
  • BE40A
  • BDRA
  • BQRA
Bulls Eye®

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