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.


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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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MEC5 Micro Edge Card Connector

Samtec's MEC5 edge card connector is a flexible solution with multiple pin count and orientation options. Learn More

UMPx Series 2.00 mm Ultra Micro Power Interconnect System

Samtec’s mPOWER™ connector is a high-power/small form factor power interconnect with up to 21 A per blade. Learn More

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. Learn More

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. Learn More

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. Learn More

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. Learn More

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Rugged/Power Connectors Publish Date: 2011-11-16

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

Duration: 10 minutes
Board-to-Board Connectors Publish Date: 2011-11-16

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

Duration: 5 minutes

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Micro Rugged & Power Interconnects - Samtec

High cycle, high speed, high power, and harsh environment solutions that maximize space within a system. This includes IP68 & IP67 Sealed, Flexible Power, Rugged Signal Integrity, and Rugged Contact System designs.

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.

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.


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.

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