Stackable USB Industry Standard
StackableUSB™ ruggedizes USB into compact form factors enabling the USB technology to move into harsh
environments such as industrial control systems, mobile, hand-held, military, medical, and remote
StackableUSB™ uses the popular USB 2.0 compliant connectors to mate CPUs and I/O boards allowing for:
- Elimination of cables
- Reduction of pin count
- Smaller connector footprint than traditional interconnect architectures
- Ability to stack up to 16 SBC
The StackableUSB™ standard specifies Samtec's Q2 QMS/QFS Series in a one bank (52 pin) orientation
for module stacking. Samtec specifically designed the QMS/QFS Series with a 15.24mm stack height for
top and bottom board stacking. Q2 has triple the wipe of many high speed mezzanine interconnects making
it appropriate for rugged applications.
Samtec also offers precision machined standoffs to limit the impact of tolerance stack up issues
in stackable embedded applications.
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