AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 3M brand Active Optical QSFP+ Pluggable Transceiver, new from the 3M
Electronic Solutions Division, provides designers and managers of
structured cabling networks with a low-power, affordably priced
interconnect alternative. Operating at 750mW typical, it is among the
most energy efficient pluggable transceivers for QSFP+ applications
currently available on the market.
The InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA)-certified transceiver terminates
MPO/MTP fiber patch cords or jumper cables to connect switches, servers,
storage and routers in data centers, high-performance computing (HPC)
clusters and other high-throughput networking environments. The
transceiver’s industry-standard 12-fiber MPO/MTP interface allows users
to plug and unplug the fiber assembly as needed for ease of installation
The Active Optical Pluggable Transceiver for QSFP+ applications from 3M
transmits four parallel channels operating at up to 10.5 Gbps each.
Utilizing VCSEL-based [not our engine] light-engine technology, the
transceiver supports high-speed transmission up to 100 meters over OM3
multimode fiber cable. It is designed to meet the SFF-8436 standard,
which is compatible with InfiniBand QDR and 40 Gigabit Ethernet
standards (40G BASE-SR4).
The 6B2A series of QSFP+ transceivers are shipped with port plugs to
protect the transceiver’s optics, reducing the potential for errors due
to dust contamination. An I2C serial interface is incorporated in the
design to enable diagnostic functions.
All 3M Active Optical products meet FCC Class B and CE Emissions and
Immunity requirements, CDRH/IEC 60825-1 and are *RoHS 2011/65/EU
compliant. Learn more about 3M Active Optical products.
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and comprehensive systems for enhancing and managing electronic signal
properties. The products help customers in consumer electronics, touch
panels, enterprise and networking, industrial and factory automation,
semiconductor and component markets worldwide.
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