1m QSFP-CX4 Amphenol 30 AWG Passive Copper Cable - QSFP to 10GbE-CX4 (SDR / DDR InfiniBand) Hybrid Cable Assembly (3.3 ft)

Product: NW-QSFPCX4PAS-001

1m (3.3ft) Amphenol QSFP to CX4 Hybrid Passive Copper Cables are the perfect bridge between new-generation 40G QSFP enabled devices and existing CX4/InfiniBand network infrastructure. We’ve combined our latest v.3 QSFP board/connector combination on one end of the cable and the field-proven Fujitsu MicroGigaCN SFF-8470 latch CX4 connector on the other. Each connector is welded directly to the wire in a process designed to reduce signal skew and insertion loss. We use only Amphenol SKEWCLEAR 30 AWG 8-pair wire in our 1m length QSFP-CX4 cables due to its quad-shielded parallel-pair architecture with drain. The cable eliminates the harmonic-induced issues typical at high-bandwidths, ensuring reliable data transfer. Your QSFP-enabled switch will auto-negotiate data-rates over the cable, permitting compatibility with 10GbE-CX4 (3.125Gb/s per channel), SDR InfiniBand (2.5Gb/s per channel), and DDR InfiniBand (5.0Gb/s). Also available in 3m & 5m lengths everyday.
1-50 $82.19
51+ $78.08
Part Number Color Length Quantity Available / Availability Quantity
NW-QSFPCX4PAS-001 Black 1m (3.3ft) 34 / Discontinued
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  • Amphenol QSFP to CX4 “Hybrid” Passive Copper Cable - 1m (3.3ft) length
  • Buy with Confidence from Amphenol - The Leader in High-Speed Copper
  • Guaranteed Drop-In Replacement for ALL Competing QSFP-CX4 Cables
  • Ideal solution to aggregate QSFP and CX4/InfiniBand capable switches
  • High-Speed 30 AWG SKEWCLEAR 8-pair quad-shielded parallel-pair wire
  • Auto-negotiates data-rates for 10Gb-Ethernet or SDR/DDR InfiniBand
  • Connector A: 4X QSFP SFF-8436 compliant w/ Zinc die-cast backshell
  • Connector B: Fujitsu CX4 MicroGiga CN InfiniBand SFF-8470 latch
  • Supports 2.5 Gb/s, 3.125 Gb/s, & 5.0 Gb/s x 4 (up to 20 Gb/s aggregate)
  • Universal EEPROM guarantees compatibility with all QSFP & CX4 ports
  • Low insertion loss, cross-talk, and skew maintains signal integrity
  • Fully compliant to the latest QSFP MSA (Multi-Source-Agreement)
  • Bridges the gap between 10-Gigabit Ethernet & 40-Gigabit Ethernet
  • Extremely low power consumption compared to optical alternatives
  • In-stock and factory-direct from the world’s #1 QSFP-CX4 cable maker
  • Equivalent replacement to QLogic & Mellanox hybrid copper cables
  • Fully RoHS compliant architecture from cable to connector
  • Also available in 3m (9.8 ft) and 5m (16.4 ft) lengths everyday
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