Eyemax® High Speed Cable Assembly

Amphenol FCI
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The FCI Eyemax® High Speed 4X and 12X cable assembly provides serial copper links for industry-standard applications. This copper solution offers a low cost alternative to fiber optics for linking servers, storage and other data network or communication devices. The EyeMax® link solution is designed to provide a continuous flow of serial data and eliminiate data traffic congestion, which can occur among hardware devices that use a paraller bus structure.

FCI's Eyemax® cable assembly technology enables high-speed data transfers at >2.5Gb/s per link/channel for cable lengths up to 10 meters. In addition, the Eyemax® cable technology offers <4% cross-talk performance, greater bandwidth, and exceptional overall electrical performance to support switched fabric link capabilities and scalability within and between system hardware applications.

The mating interface used in Eyemax® cable and connector products has been selected as the external I/O copper link for the following industry standards:

  • Infiniband®
  • 10G Fibre Channel
  • 10G Base-CX4 Ethernet
  • SFF-8470 for Serial ATA
  • Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS)


  • Die-cast shells for enchanced EMI shielding performance
  • Blind-mate keying features standardized
  • High-speed data rates of >2.5 Gb/s per link/channel
  • Custom paddle-card design for improved crosstalk performance
  • Standardized 26 + 28 AWG cable offering
  • Impedance-controlled paddle card with capability to upgrade for equalization
  • Cable assembly offering avalable with various high-speed raw cable sources
  • RoHS compliant



  • Servers
  • Server clusters
  • Storage systems
  • HPC and data centers


  • Switches
  • Routers