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QSFP Cable Assemblies

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Amphenol's QSFP copper cable assemblies are designed to meet data center, networking and high-performance computing application needs for high density cabling interconnect systems capable of data rates from 10G/Lane to 112G/Lane transmission rates.

Designed to meet the requirements of Small Form Factor industry standard SFF-8665, Amphenol offers both passive and active cable assemblies tailored to meet specific cable lengths, while meeting all performance requirements.

  • Support requirements defined by IEEE, Infiniband, Fibre Channel, SAS, and custom solutions
  • Data Rate: 10G NRZ / 25G NRZ / 56G PAM4 / 112G PAM4
  • Cable Sizes: 26 AWG - 32 AWG
  • 112G Passive cable lengths up to 2 meters
  • 112G Active cable lengths up to 4 meters
  • Splitters available: QSFP-4x SFP, QSFP-2x QSFP, and QSFP-4x QSFP

Features and Benefits

FEATURES BENEFITS
  • SFF-8665 industry standard compliance
  • Fully compatible with all QSFP interfaces and mechanical requirements, backwards compatible with QSFP
  • Optimized PCB with auto soldering process
  • Optimized signal integrity performance. Exceeds SI performance parameters in standard specifications
  • EEPROM in cable assembly
  • Programmable to customer requirements
  • Enables 10Gb/s, 28Gb/s, 56Gb/s and 112Gb/s per channel transmission
  • Meets and exceeds signal performance requirements
  • RoHS2 compliant
  • Environmentally friendly
  • 26AWG - 32AWG cable sizes
  • Provides optimized cost, performance, cable bulk and routing solutions
  • Custom solutions supported
  • Custom solutions from adapter cables to loopback cables and beyond
  • Built with industry leading twin-ax SKEWCLEAR® wire
  • Great SI reliability and physical capabilities (softer and better bending performance than other cables)
  • 112G Passive copper length to 2 meters and Active copper length to 4 meters
  • Meets industry standard signal performance requirements up to lengths of 4 meters with linear active cables

Part Numbers

PART NUMBER DESCRIPTION STATUS

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, INT to Reset L, 1.5W, 0dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, No Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 1.5W, 0dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, No Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 0W, 0dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, No Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 2.5W, 0dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, No Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 1.5W, 0dB Attenuation, Black Lanyard, No Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 1.5W, 3dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 2.5W, 3dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 1.5W, 5dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Testv

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 2.5W, 5dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 1.5W, 6dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 2.5W, 6dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 0W, 3dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 0W, 5dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 0W, 6dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 3.5W, 0dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, No Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 3.5W, 3dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 3.5W, 5dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 3.5W, 6dB Attenuation, Blue Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Test, 10G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, INT to Reset L, 1.5W, 0dB Attenuation, Green Lanyard, No Eye/Jitter Test, 28G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 1.5W, 0dB Attenuation, Green Lanyard, No Eye/Jitter Test, 28G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 0W, 0dB Attenuation, Green Lanyard, No Eye/Jitter Test, 28G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 2.5W, 0dB Attenuation, Green Lanyard, No Eye/Jitter Test, 28G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 1.5W, 0dB Attenuation, Green Lanyard, No Eye/Jitter Test, 28G / Lane

Active

QSFP Loopback, Mode Select, 1.5W, 3dB Attenuation, Green Lanyard, Eye/Jitter Test, 28G / Lane

Active
More Part Numbers Can Be Found on the Website.

Target Markets and Applications

Communications
  • Low latency communication systems
  • Network interface cards (NICs)
  • Routers
  • Switches
Data
  • Servers
  • Networked storage systems
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) applications
  • Data Center networking