What is AOC Active Fiber Optic Cable? What are the categories?


Published:

2019-04-30

AOC Active Cable is a highly efficient integrated cable component designed for short-range multi-channel data communication and interconnection applications, ranging from 1 to 100 m. It is suitable for supercomputers and SDR, DDR and QDR based on InfiniBand. In addition, AOC active optical cable has many advantages compared with connected copper cable, such as lower transmission power on the system link, only a quarter of the weight of directly connected copper cable, slightly half the volume of copper cable, and has better air flow heat dissipation in the wiring system of the computer room, the bending radius of the optical cable is smaller than that of copper cable, and the transmission distance is longer. The bit error rate of product transmission performance is also better.

What is AOC Active Fiber Optic Cable? What are the categories?

What is AOC Active Fiber Optic Cable?

AOC Active Cable is a highly efficient integrated cable component designed for short-range multi-channel data communication and interconnection applications, ranging from 1 to 100 m. It is suitable for supercomputers and SDR, DDR and QDR based on InfiniBand. In addition, AOC active optical cable has many advantages compared with connected copper cable, such as lower transmission power on the system link, only a quarter of the weight of directly connected copper cable, slightly half the volume of copper cable, and has better air flow heat dissipation in the wiring system of the computer room, the bending radius of the optical cable is smaller than that of copper cable, and the transmission distance is longer. The bit error rate of product transmission performance is also better.

What are the categories of AOC cable?

1:10 G SFP+ AOC

The 10G SFP+ AOC is a high data rate parallel active cable that uses highly reliable 850nm VCSEL technology to overcome the bandwidth limitations of traditional copper cables up to 150 m.

Product features:

• 10Gb/s serial fiber port

• 850nm high-speed VCSEL and PIN receiver

• The OM2/OM3 MM optical fiber supports a transmission range of 10Gb/s, up to 150 m

• Meets SFP+ MSA and SFF-8432 standards

• Serial ID is supported through EEPROM

• Operating temperature 0 to +70°

• Supply voltage 3.3V

• Power consumption 200mW

• Meet RoHS standards

2:25 grams of SFP28 AOC

The 25G SFP28 Active cable is the SFP28 active cable for 25GB Ethernet (25GbE), the 25G SFP+ AOC cable provides an ideal alternative solution for short distance SFP28 direct copper cable (DAC) and SFP28 transceiver optics, They are designed for high speed, high density and low power consumption in data center networking applications.

Product features:

• Supports 25Gb/s aggregate bit rate

• 850nm VCSEL

• Internal CDR circuits on the receiver and transmitter channels

• Maximum power consumption of each end is 1W

• The maximum link length of OM3 MMF is 70 m, and the maximum link length of OM4 MMF is 100 m

• High-density connectors that comply with SFP28 MSA standards

• Operating temperature range: 0 to 70°C

• Single 3.3V power supply

• Meet the RoHS-6 standard

3: QSFP-4SFP-AOC-40G

The 40G QSFP Active Cable (AOC) is a high-performance integrated cable for short-range multi-channel data communication and interconnection applications. It integrates four data channels in each direction with a 40Gbps aggregated bandwidth, each channel can run at 10 Gbps, and the length ranges from 1 to 100 meters.

Product features:

• OM3/OM4 MMF cable

• Full duplex 4-channel 850nm parallel active cable

• Data transfer rate up to 10.3Gbit/s per channel

• QSFP+ housing and hot-swappable electrical interface in accordance with SFF-8436.

• Management interface and digital diagnostic monitoring (DDM) via I2C

• 4-channel 850nm VCSEL array

• 4-channel PIN photodetector array

• Serial ID is supported through EEPROM

• Operating temperature 0ºC to +70ºC

• 3.3V supply voltage

• Compliant with RoHS 6

4:QSFP+AOC - 56G

56Gb/s QSFP+ AOC is QSFP+ interface to convert electrical signals into optical signals transmission active cable, the module is equipped with photoelectric conversion device, transmission distance up to 100 meters, the product has four channels, each channel transmission rate up to 14Gb/s, polymerization rate up to 56Gb/s, its low power consumption, low bit error rate, Easy management and high performance are widely applicable to short - and medium-distance high-speed interconnection of ten - gigabit network cards, ten - gigabit switches, ten - gigabit servers, supercomputers, cloud computing, and cloud storage networks.

Product features:

• Data transfer rate up to 14.3Gbit/s per channel

• Comply with QSFP+ MSA&SFF-8661 standard

• Comply with QSFPMSA and IEEE802.3bj/56GBASE-SR4 standards

• Hot swap electrical port

• Differential AC coupled high-speed data interface

• OM3/OM4 multi-mode cable up to 100m

• 4-channel 850nm VCSEL array

• 4-channel PIN photodetector array

• Serial ID is supported through EEPROM

• Manage the interface and digital diagnostics

• Low power consumption

• 3.3V supply voltage

• The operating box temperature ranges from 0°C to +70°C

• RoHS compliant

5: QSFP28+AOC-100G

The 100G AOC active optical cable refers to the optical transceivers at both ends of the cable to provide photoelectric conversion and optical transmission, with a transmission rate up to 100Gb/s. And AOC active fiber optic cable is composed of two optical transceivers and a fiber optic jumper.

Product features:

• Data transfer rate up to 14.3Gbit/s per channel

• Comply with QSFP+ MSA&SFF-8665 standards

• Comply with IEEE802.3bj and 100GBASE-SR4 standards

• Hot swap electrical port

• OM3/OM4 multi-mode cable up to 100m

• 4-channel 850nm 25G VCSEL array

• 4-channel 25G PIN photodetector array

• Serial ID is supported through EEPROM

• Manage the interface and digital diagnostics

• Power consumption is less than 2.5W

• 3.3V supply voltage

• The operating box temperature ranges from 0°C to +70°C

• Compliant with RoHS 6

AOC optical cable application:

Active optical cable is widely used in data centers, high performance computers, large capacity memory and other devices for high speed and high reliability interconnection.

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