Equalized cables are beneficial in systems where equalization was not implemented into the chip. They are a simple way to upgrade existing systems without the expense of altering the board.
The equalized option is an ideal middle-ground solution for applications where traditional copper cables are inadequate, but an expensive optical upgrade is unnecessary.
Performance to 25.5 Gbps for equalized cable (1.00 m)
Equalized option increases usable cable length and data rate
Small form factor for space saving applications
Micro rugged latching system
Shielded housing for EMI protection or sealed cable for IP68 applications
Supports SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel, Ethernet, PCIe® and InfiniBand™ protocols
High reliability Edge Rate® contacts