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Flyover® QSFP28 Cable Systems

Flyover® QSFP28 Cable Systems

Direct attach Flyover® QSFP28 cable assemblies route critical high-speed signals through ultra low skew twinax for improved and extended signal integrity.


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Samtec’s Flyover® QSFP Systems provide improved signal integrity and architectural flexibility by routing critical high-speed signals through low-loss, ultra low skew twinax cable, instead of through expensive, lossy PCBs. The ultra-high-density design includes sideband signaling via press-fit contacts to help increase airflow, and a multitude of “End 2” options allow for maximum design flexibility.

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FEATURES

Overview

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System Features

Flyover® QSFP

  • 4 channels (x4 bidirectional, 8 differential pairs)
  • ~100 Gbps NRZ aggregate (~200 Gbps PAM4)
  • Compatible with all QSFP assemblies

Double Density Flyover® QSFP

  • 8 channels (x8 bidirectional, 16 differential pairs)
  • ~200 Gbps NRZ aggregate (~400 Gbps PAM4)
  • Belly-to-Belly mating for maximum density
  • Backward compatible with QSFP modules
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  • Localized press-fit control and power contacts eliminate the need for a secondary cable and connector
  • Sideband signals are routed through press-fit contacts for increased airflow
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  • One or two rows of contacts directly soldered to the cable
  • Improved signal integrity by eliminating transition board and its variability
  • Achieves tighter tolerances
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Samtec’s proprietary co-extruded, low loss, twinax cable technology eliminates the performance limitations and inconsistencies of individually extruded dielectric twinax cabling, improving signal integrity, bandwidth and reach.

  • Ideal for 28-56+ Gbps applications
  • Tight coupling between signal conductors
  • Ultra low skew twinax < 3.5 ps/meter
  • Samtec's Flyover® Systems
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Samtec’s Flyover® designs provide end option flexibility to create a high-speed application specific solution to meet next gen speeds. Flyover® QSFP28 has many End 2 options, including:

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Technical Data

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Flyover® QSFP Application Design Guide

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Products

FQSFP

Flyover® QSFP28 Cable System

Features
  • Compatible with all MSA QSFP pluggables
  • 30 AWG twinax cable
  • Improved signal integrity and increased signal path length at higher data rates
  • Press-fit tails provide low speed signals and power to the PCB
Flyover® QSFP28 Cable System

FQSFP-DD

Double Density Flyover® QSFP Cable System

Features
  • 8 channels (x8 bidirectional, 16 differential pairs)
  • 28 Gbps NRZ per channel
  • Direct connect sidebands increase system airflow and eliminate the need for extra cables
  • Belly-to-belly mating for maximum density
  • Backward compatible with QSFP modules
Double Density Flyover® QSFP Cable System

QSFPC

Flyover® QSFP Cage

Features
  • Available in one or two port configurations
  • Spring fingers for EMI panel protection
  • Heat sinks available separately
  • Optional light pipe
  • Designed for use with FQSFP cable assembly
Flyover® QSFP Cage

QSFPC-DD

Double Density Flyover® QSFP28 Cable System Cage

Features
  • Available in one or three port configurations
  • Spring fingers for EMI panel protection
  • Heat sinks available separately
  • Designed for use with FQSFP-DD cable assembly
Double Density Flyover® QSFP28 Cable System Cage

HS-QSFP

Flyover® QSFP Heat Sink

Features
  • Pin style
  • Variety of heights to accommodate specific applications
  • Optional light pipe
  • Designed for use with QSFPC cage
Flyover® QSFP Heat Sink

HS-QSFP-DD

Double Density Flyover® QSFP28 Cable System Heat Sink

Features
  • Pin style
  • Variety of heights to accommodate specific applications
  • Designed for use with QSFPC-DD cage
Double Density Flyover® QSFP28 Cable System Heat Sink

LP-FQSFP

Flyover® QSFP Light Pipe

Features
  • 1, 2 and 4 port configurations
  • Indicates position of each port
  • Designed for use with HS-QSFP heat sink
Flyover® QSFP Light Pipe

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