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Pro-optics SFP28 Active Optical Cables are hot-swappable, low-voltage cable assemblies that connect directly into SFP+ modules at both ends. These cables use a 20-position connector with active circuitry to increase distances and to improve EMI and reduce signal loss. 10Gtek® SFP+ Active Optical Cable transmits 10Gbps data in each direction over a loose tube fiber with distance up to 100m. Pro-optics AOC is SFP+ MSA compliance, low power consumption and lightweight, which can be used as an alternative solution to SFP28 passive and active copper cables, while providing improved signal integrity, longer distances, superior electromagnetic immunity and better bit error rate performance.

Pro-optics 25G  AOC is a family of next-generation active optical cables specifically for use between SFP+ ports.  Based on Pro-optics vertically integrated VCSEL array technology and designed with SFP+ connectors, the SFPwire AOC is lighter and more flexible than comparable copper SFP+ direct attach cables (DACs).  The primary application is inter-rack and intra-rack connections within a data center environment.


The 25G SFP+ Active Optical Cable designed for use in 25G Ethernet links. The electrical interface of 25G SFP+ is compliant with SFF-8431 and the receiver side is limiting. The 25G AOC Cable provides non-adaptive input equalization and output emphasis controls as per SFF-8472. The mechanical specifications of the 10G SFP+ ends are compatible with SFF-8432. The 10G SFP+ is RoHS compliant per Directive 2011/65/EU.
  • Hot-pluggable SFP+ cable ends

  • Supports 25.7813 Gb/s bit rate

  • SFI limiting interface

  • Input equalization and output emphasis controls

  • Single 3.3V power supply

  • Low power dissipation

  • Temperature range: 0°C to 70°C

  • Rigid pull-tab


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