Active Optical Cable (AOC) Assemblies for CX4 Applications

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Using industry leading VCSEL technology and an advanced new light-engine design, the 3M Active Optical Cable (AOC) Assembly provides excellent cost/performance value. The direct attach CX4 AOC assemblies deliver four channels of bi-directional data while using minimal energy per port.


  • Low power AOC
  • Certified to the InfiniBand Integrator’s List for 20 Gbps and 40 Gbps (DDR and QDR respectively)
  • Quick, easy installation – plug and play
  • Lightweight, flexible and routable
  • Compliant with SFF, InfiniBand and ethernet specifications
  • Qualified to Telcordia GR-486-CORE
  • Bend-insensitive fiber
  • Up to 100 m in length


  • High-performance computing clusters
  • Data center networks
  • IB and GigE switches
  • High-speed servers
  • Storage
  • Routers, hubs, load balancer


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