MICRO RUGGED CONNECTORS Most designers think the smaller the connector, the more fragile and delicate it is. We don’t usually think of micro pitch connectors as being rugged, as being able to handle high mating cycles, or as having robust ...
OFC 2018 is in full swing this week at the San Diego Convention Center. Attendees from around the globe are attending plenary sessions, technical seminars, visiting exhibitor booths or meeting on the sidelines. What are some of the trends emerging from the ...
February 2018 was another solid month for Samtec.com. Our significant updates include continued improvements to our online ordering process, a couple of new content pages for you, and easier access to technical documentation on our Tech Specs pages. Additionally, we’ve ...
No matter where we go on the Internet, the blockchain craze seems to follow us. With terms like “cryptocurrency” and “hashing”, it can be difficult to understand whether one is making digital currency or making breakfast. So just what is blockchain, ...
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Samtec Chalk Talks
Mid-Board Optics: An Alternative to Pluggable MSA Solutions
How would you like to upgrade from copper to optical flyover – all with the same connector system? In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Matthew Burns from Samtec about Firefly – a future-proof high-density flyover system.
Click here to download the Firefly Application Design Guide
Flyover: Not Just for Superheroes — Samtec Twinax FlyOver Solutions
Some signals just weren’t meant to go through your PCB. They need to jump on the freeway and get where they’re going with no funny business. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Matthew Burns of Samtec about bringing the power of flyovers to your board-based system.
Click here to download the Flyover QSFP Application Design Guide.
Expanding the Backplane Ecosystem
Don’t you wish you’d chosen a more flexible and future-proof backplane technology? In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton talks to Matthew Burns from Samtec about backplane systems that bring the performance and flexibility you need to keep your system running for a long, long time.
Click here for more information about ExaMax High-Speed Backplane Systems