A CXP-to-CXP 12X connection option is now available from FCI and joins the company’s existing line of XLerate -12X Series of active optical cable assemblies.
The twelve-channel cable assemblies support signal transmission rates up to 12.5Gb/s per channel, which are capable of reaching a bandwidth of 150Gb/s and a throughput up to 55Gb/s per linear centimetre of panel length. The devices interface supports IEEE802.3ba and Infiniband industry standards.
The active optical cables are ideal for high-density signal transmission seen in critical operations within high-performance computing applications and data centres. They are available in lengths of up to 100 meters and the hot pluggable cable connector interface allows for easy installation.
The Optical Fiber Non-Conductive Plenum (OFNP) cable is fire-resistant and its helix construction allows for easy cable routing and bending within and in-between cabinets.
The company offers these CXP-to-CXP active optical cables with a number of options, including input equalisation and angled cable exits.
The devices offer a high channel density per linear board inch whilst the CXP interface provides low power consumption per Gb of bandwidth.