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XCede® High-Performance Backplane Connector | FCI

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FCI’s XCede® connector platform is designed for 25 Gb/s performance to provide the headroom to support future high-speed, serial data rate requirements demanded by next-generation equipment in data centers and service provider networks. The use of engineering polymers in a resonance-damping shield enables very low crosstalk across a wide frequency range.

XCede connectors also address requirements for higher linear signal density at the interface of backplane and daughter card, providing up to 82.4 differential pairs/inch. A wafer organizer can be used to combine groups of right-angle signal, guidance and power modules as an integrated daughter-card connector.

Features & Benefits:

  • High-speed backplane system capable of 25 Gb/s
  • Use of engineering materials in the shield aids in reduction of crosstalk resonances
  • 1.85 mm column pitch offers high linear signal density
    • Configurations with 6 differential pairs/column fit 36 mm card slot pitch and provide 82.4 pairs/inch
    • 4 pairs/column fit 25 mm slot pitch with 54.9 pairs/inch
    • 2 pairs/column fit 15 mm slot pitch with 27.5 pairs/inch
  • Two ground vias between differential pairs allow elongated antipads to further improve impedance
  • Optional short compliant pin permits deeper backdrilling and dual diameter vias to enhance return loss performance
  • Wide ground contacts feature a stiffening rib and are advanced well ahead of signals for exceptional robustness and signal pin protection
  • Intermateable, electrically and mechanically interchangeable
  • Licensed second source to Amphenol TCS


  • Communications
    • Routers
    • Switches
    • Networking
    • Access
    • Transport
    • Wireless
  • Data
    • Servers
    • Storage Systems
  • Industrial
  • Medical
  • Test & Measurement

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