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Samtec Releases Expansion Connector Sample Kits for Makers

Kits Provide Key Interconnect Solutions for Four Popular Electronics Platforms

New Albany, IN: Samtec, a privately held $662MM global manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnect solutions, proudly announces the release of four unique Expansion Connector Sample Kits for Makers. These new kits allow continued growth and stacking of the most popular electronics platforms using standard 0.100″ (2.54mm) centerline IDC cables, sockets and headers.

CCR CCPRapid prototyping of innovative projects using open-source electronic platforms typically requires basic connectors and cable assemblies. Samtec has developed Expansion Connector Sample Kits for four of the most popular platforms:

  • Arduino Uno R3 Expansion Connector Sample Kit
  • BeagleBone Black Expansion Connector Sample Kit
  • ARM mbed Application Board Expansion Connector Sample Kit
  • Raspberry Pi 3 Expansion Connector Sample Kit

“Makers and tech-savvy DIYers demand solutions that simplify the design process,” said Matt Burns, Product Marketing Manager at Samtec, Inc. “Samtec’s Expansion Connector Sample Kits for Makers remove the guess work in idenfifying the correct interconnect solutions for prototyping with the most popular electronics platforms.”

Samtec’s Expansion Connector Sample Kits for Makers will be available in early summer from distributors or directly from Samtec. The Expansion Connector Sample Kits for Makers will debut in Zone 2 Booth 2519 at Maker Faire Bay Area in San Mateo, CA from May 19-21, 2017.

For more information on the Expansion Connector Sample Kits for Makers, please download our Product Brief or visit www.samtec.com/maker. Twitter: @MakerFaire #MFBA17

About Samtec, Inc.
Founded in 1976, Samtec is a privately held, $662MM global manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnect solutions, including IC-to-Board and IC Packaging, High-Speed Board-to-Board, High-Speed Cables, Mid-Board and Panel Optics, Flexible Stacking, and Micro/Rugged components and cables. Samtec Technology Centers are dedicated to developing and advancing technologies, strategies and products to optimize both the performance and cost of a system from the bare die to an interface 100 meters away, and all interconnect points in between. With 33 locations in 18 different countries, Samtec’s global presence enables its unmatched customer service. For more information, please visithttp://www.samtec.com.

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