Amphenol TCS Mini-SAS HD Active Optical Cable is compliant with SAS 2.1 and SAS 3.0 industry standards as well as the SFF-8636 interface standard. The four-channel cable features a 3.3V power supply voltage, a 12Gb/s data rate per lane, and a durability rating of 250 cycles. Used primarily for external enterprise storage applications (box-to-box, server to storage, server to switch), this cable is part of the Amphenol TCS comprehensive mini-SAS HD product offering.
Optical connectivity enables length up to 100m
Full SAS 3.0 compatibility ensures plug-and-play operation
8 cores multimode loose fiber with a 3.0mm round jacket
Backwards compatible one generation for interoperability with SAS 2.1 equipment
Accessible through the two-wire serial interface
Programmable output amplitude, pre-emphasis
Customized labeling and EEPROM memory map extensions
Fully compliant to SAS 2.1 (6Gb/s) and SAS 3.0 (12Gb/s) industry standards
External storage connections
Amphenol FCI Mini-SAS HD Connectors
Part of a SAS-based storage I/O system allowing for signal transmission of 6Gb/s, 12Gb/s & 14Gb/s.