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QSFP+ Cables/Connectors | FCI

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QSFP+ Cables/Connectors | FCIQSFP+ (QSFP Plus) interconnect system – 40 Gb/s bandwidth (4x10) capability. FCI ‘s QSFP+ interconnect system increases 10G/s per channel port density and enables users to better utilize available linear board space

The QSFP + (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable) interconnect system consists of a 38 position connector, EMI cage and copper based cable assemblies that allows the user to increase linear PCB board port signal density well above that of the XFP, SFP or SFP+ I/O systems. This product offering has been designed to meet the emerging industry bandwidth needs of 40 Gb/s per port capability as defined by the IEEE 802.3ba specification as well as Infiniband QDR and FibreChannel. System functionality is defined by and meets industry standards SFF-8436 specifications and delivers 4 times the port bandwidth capability of SFP+ systems. This system is particularly well suited for high transactional systems that are typically deployed in data center, networking and high performance computing applications.

FCI offers an SMT mounted 38 position edge card connector, a PCB mounted EMI metal cage, a diecast heat sink and mounting clip and copper based passive and actively equalized cable assemblies offering in the maximum cable lengths allowed per the performance specifications noted above.

Features & Benefits:

  • Fully compatible with IEEE802.3ba and Infiniband QDR specifications
  • 100 ohm differential impedance system
  • Allows for 10Gb/s per channel transmission; aggregate of 40 Gb/s total bandwidth
  • Optimized PCB interface board to minimize crosstalk and insertion loss
  • Robust diecast covers for superior EMI shielding effectiveness
  • EEPROM for cable signature & system communications
  • Actively equalized cables enable longer cable lengths or the use of smaller cable diameters for shorter cable lengths
  • 32 AWG to 24 AWG cable sizes available
  • RoHs compliant

Applications:

  • Infiniband transmission at 4ch SDR(2.5Gbit/s), DDR(5Gbit/s) and QDR(10Gbit/s)
  • Multi-channel 10Gb Ethernet transmission up to 4 channels
  • Fiber Channel transmission at 8.5Gbit/s per channel, up to 4 channels

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