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Samtec, Inc.

Samtec is recognized as the service leader in the connector industry. Most Samtec products fall into one of three categories: high speed (signal integrity), micro pitch, and rugged/power products.


Samtec, Inc. is a worldwide manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnects including High Speed, Micro, Edge Card, Rugged/Power, Cable/Wire/Flex, IP68 Sealed, I/O, and RF Components and Cables.

Samtec was founded in 1976 and is privately held.  Samtec, Inc. is ISO/TS 16949:2002, ISO 9001:2000, and ISO 14001:2004 registered with a 5-A1 Dun and Bradstreet rating, the highest available for a corporation this size. Samtec focuses on creating superior capabilities and differentiation within niche products and markets.

Samtec, Inc. Postings

3 technical articles »

Connector Models - Are They Any Good?

Feb 16, 2012 | Jim Nadolny, Leon Wu

Channel simulations are only as accurate as the models used to develop them. While we have seen much effort placed on printed circuit board (PCB) materials (copper finish, dielectric moisture absorption), other elements within the channel have been largel...

Novel Transmission Line for 40 GHz PCB Applications

Feb 10, 2011 | Jamal S. Izadian, Ph.D. - RFCONNEXT, Inc., Julian Ferry, Justin McAllister - Samtec, Inc.

In this paper, we discuss an electromagnetics based approach to transmission line design, and then explore a novel printed transmission line, Periodic Micro Transmission Line (PMTL™, Patents Pending), with improved signal integrity to 40 GHz....

Optimizing BNC PCB Footprint Designs for Digital Video Equipment

Nov 06, 2010 | Tsun-kit Chin

An increasing number of video equipment is running at Gigabit rates today. They are interconnected through relatively large size coaxial BNC connectors. While these connectors are in general of good quality, their performance in the equipment depends on ...

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1mm Pitch Discrete Wire System Offers High Reliability

Feb 17, 2012 | Samtec recently introduced a new 1mm pitch discrete wire system ideal for rugged applications where a highly reliable connection must be maintained. The cable assembly and connector feature a space-saving design and a choice of options to ensure a proper fit.

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