Active Optical Cables

Quadwire® 40G QSFP to 4x10G SFP+ Parallel Fan-Out Active Optical Cable


The Quadwire® Fan-Out AOC is a 4x10 Gb/s parallel active optical cable for storage, data, and high-performance computing interconnectivity. The Quadwire® AOC transmits four separate streams of 10 Gb/s data over ribbon cables in a point-to-multipoint configuration.  The cable contains a QSFP+ module on one end and four separate SFP+ modules at the other ends.

Based on II-VI's proven VCSEL array technology and designed with MSA-compliant QSFP+ and SFP+ high-density connectors, these cables are compact, lightweight, and low power. With reaches up to 30 meters, the Quadwire® Fan-Out active optical cable is ideally suited for high-density 10G Ethernet, InfiniBand QDR, and other datacom and high-performance computing applications.

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