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Samtec Inc.

is a worldwide manufacturer of P.C. Board level interconnects. Samtec is a global manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnect solutions, including micro pitch board-to-board systems (on .100”, 2 mm, .050”, 1 mm, .8 mm, .635 mm, .5 mm, and .4 mm pitch), high-speed mezzanine systems, high-density arrays, IC-to-Board, Future-Proof/Active Optics, rugged/power systems, and cable assemblies (IDC, discrete wire, sealed/circulars, and high speed).

To meet the interconnect challenges of tomorrow and beyond, Samtec has developed Technology Centers dedicated to developing and advancing technologies and products that provide both performance and cost benefits, ensuring complete system optimization from the bare die to an interface 100 meters away, and all interconnect points in between.


The Samtec Story

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Samtec offers a broad line of electronic interconnect solution blocks, including IC-to-Board/Ultra Micro, High Speed Board-to-Board, High Speed Cables, Future-Proof/Active Optics, Flexible Stacking, and Micro/Rugged components and cables. Learn More

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Edge Rate® High-Speed Contact System

Samtec’s Edge Rate® contact system featuring the ERM8 and ERF8 series is designed for high speeds up to 56 Gbps PAM4 as well as high-cycle applications.

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SFSD Series Double Row Discrete Wire Cable Assembly

Samtec's Tiger Eye™ assemblies are shrouded, polarized, keyed, offer a variety of pin counts, single or double row, optional retention latches, and screw downs.

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MMSD Series Flexible Power Cable Assembly

Samtec’s Mini Mate® series is a discrete wire cable assembly on 0.100” (2.54 mm) pitch with 20 AWG to 30 AWG wire with contacts rated up to 4.8 A per pin.

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HSEC8 High-Speed Edge Card Connectors

Samtec’s high-speed edge card connectors are available in a variety of pitches and orientations and feature Edge Rate® contacts for increased cycle life.

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Q Strip® High-Speed Board-to-Board Connectors

Samtec’s Q Strip® connectors have surface mount signal contacts and a surface mount ground plane between the signal rows for improved electrical performance.

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SSM/TSM Series Board-Stacking Solutions

Samtec's board-stacking interconnects feature a wide variety of designs, pitches, post height options, orientations, and body positions.

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Board to Board Connectors

Board-to-Board Connectors

Duration: 5 minutes

Summary of Samtec's board-to-board interconnect solutions, discussion of the various types of contact systems available and their features and benefits.


Rugged/Power Connectors

Duration: 10 minutes

Samtec’s micro rugged connectors features include rugged Tiger Eye and Edge Rate contacts, IP68 waterproofed cables, and high speed, signal integrity Q series.

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Samtec Product Overview

From standard products to unique high-performance designs, Samtec’s offering is designed to support any interconnectivity need, regardless of application, performance requirements or environment.

Publish Date: 2018-12-06

XCede® HD - Samtec’s High-Density Backplane System

XCede® HD features a form factor that is significantly smaller than traditional backplane solutions and has incredible design flexibility for high-density backplane applications. Visit for more information.

Publish Date: 2018-10-19


This brief video showcases our emerging backplane technology in our new ExaMax system capable of 28+ Gbps while providing reliable contacts and low mating force. Visit for more information.

Publish Date: 2018-10-19

Jack Screw Standoffs for High-Normal-Force Applications (JSO & JSOM)

Mitigating damage to components, boards and solder joints in high-normal-force applications, our jack screw standoffs can be applied to 15.24 mm board stack heights.

Publish Date: 2018-10-19

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