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High Routability Internal miniSAS Cable Assemblies | 3M™ Interconnect Solutions

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The new 3M™ High Routability Internal miniSAS Cable Assemblies 8F36 Series utilize 3M’s ultra-low-profile, high speed, high signal density 3M™ Twin Axial Cable SL8800 Series. Available with and without sidebands, these cable assemblies are ideal for space-constrained systems. The cable assembly is unjacketed, extremely thin and very flexible. These assemblies can route along the sides of cabinets and through narrow openings between fans or heat sinks. Sharp turns are easy to navigate, due to the foldability of this unique cable. It can even be folded in multiple locations with minimal loss or performance impact and will still pass SAS 2.1 performance requirements.

Features & Benefits:

  • Flat, Fast, Flexible, Foldable
  • Ultra-low-profile design allows cable to route through narrow openings, under the case lid and along sides of the case
  • Can fold and bend cable in multiple locations with little to no impact on electrical performance
  • Meets SAS 2.1 performance requirements
  • Utilizes two layers of 3M™ Twin Axial Ribbon Cable SL8800 Series
  • 100 Ohm differential pairs
  • Four bi-directional SAS channels with or without sidebands
  • 30 AWG
  • Solid polyolefin insulation
  • ~1.8mm thick; less than half the thickness of conventional bundled twin axial cable
  • RoHS compliant
  • Halogen free

Applications:

  • High data-rate internal cabling applications in:
    • Enterprise Computing (e.g. servers, storage systems)
    • Network Communications (e.g. switches and routers using internal assemblies)
    • High Performance Computing