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Pro-optics AOC is a 100 Gb/s parallel active optical cable for storage, data, and high-performance computing interconnectivity. It transmits error-free parallel 4×25 Gb/s data over multimode fiber (MMF) cables. Based on Pro-optics’s vertically integrated VCSEL array technology and designed with QSFP28 MSA-compliant high-density connectors, this cable is compact, lightweight, and low power. The 100G QSFP28 AOC is ideally suited for datacenter reaches up to 100m for InfiniBand EDR, 4×25, and 100G Ethernet.

QSFP28 active optical cables (AOC) are high-performance active optical cables with bi-directional signal transmission and aggregate 100-Gbps bandwidth for both Infiniband EDR and Ethernet 100G-SR4 applications. Compared to conventional copper cables, longer and lighter optical cables enable the ease of complicated data-center cablings. The AOCs utilize multimode fiber with 850-nm VCSELs and PIN PDs. The certificated cables have superior signal integrity and bit error rate, which enables reliable operation performance.


• Ethernet and InfiniBand electrical compliance
• Compliant with the 100G Ethernet IEEE802.3ba 100GBase-SR4 standards
• High-density QSFP28 connector (SFF-8436)
• Low weight for high-port-count architectures
• Allow different equipment connect by configuring each end of the cable


  Vendor name3C-LINK  Optcore Part Number3C-100G-CU15M
  Form FactorQSFP28 AOC  Data Rate100 Gb/s
  Wavelength850 nm  Supply Voltage3.3V
  Cable ColorAqua  Fiber TypeOM3/OM4 MMF
  Cable Length15 meter (49 ft)  Cable Diameter3 mm
  Minimum cable bend radius25 mm  Cable Jacket TypeLSZH
  ConnectorQFP28 to QSFP28  Digital Diagnostic MonitoringYes
  EnvironmentOperating: 0°C to 70°C
Storage: -40°C to 85°C
  Weight0.25 kg
  ApplicationInfiniBand SDR, DDR, QDR
Proprietary Cluster Interconnect
Networking, SAN
Hubs, switches, routers, servers, NIC cards


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