triangle alert NOTICE: We are currently performing maintenance on our account systems. Some accounts may not be available. If you need assistance, please contact customer service using the information that can found on the bottom of the website. ×
triangle alert NOTICE: We are currently performing maintenance on our account systems. Some accounts may not be available. If you need assistance, please contact customer service using the information that can found on the bottom of the website. ×

14 Gbps FireFlyTM FMC Development Kit

14 Gbps FireFlyTM FMC Development Kit

VITA 57.1-compliant FMC connects FPGAs to fiber optic cables up to 100 meters


Overview

Samtec's 14 Gbps FireFlyTM FMC Module provides up to 140 Gbps full-duplex bandwidth over 10 channels from an FPGA to an industry-standard multi-mode fiber optic cable. The FireFlyTM optical engines provide adjustable power levels to support cable lengths up to 100 m. The Samtec 14 Gbps FireFlyTM FMC Module supports Data Center, High Performance Computing and FPGA-to-FPGA protocols including Ethernet, InfiniBandTM, Fibre Channel and Aurora.

As a VITA 57.1 FMC, the Samtec 14 Gbps FireFlyTM FMC Module can be used for optical data communication on any FPGA development board supporting high-speed multi-gigabit transceivers. It can run system data or BERT testing on all channels in parallel. This makes evaluation and development with an FPGA much easier.

firefly fmcr

Product Brief

FireFly™ eBrochure

FireFly™ FMC Kit Product Brief

Get

Video

14G FireFly™ KCU105

Samtec 14G FireFly™ on Xilinx KCU105 Development Kit

Features

  • VITA 57.1 FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) form factor
  • High Pin Count (HPC) VITA 57.1 FMC connector (Samtec P/N: ASP-134488-01)
  • Two (1 TX/1 RX) FireFlyTM two-piece SMT connector systems (UCC8/UEC5 series)
  • Uses Samtec FireFlyTM optical engines operating at 850 nm
  • Features optimized SI performance via Samtec Final Inch® BOR PCB trace routing for FireFlyTM and FMC connectors
  • Supports up to 10 high-speed, multi-gigabit transceivers (TX and RX) operating at up to 14 Gbps per channel
  • Industry-standard 24 fiber *MTP®/MPO connector
  • Default Reference Clock Frequency = 100.00 MHz

Applications

  • High performance computing
  • Servers
  • Storage
  • Data/Telecommunications
  • Networking switches and routers
  • Test and Measurement
  • High resolution imaging (ie. Medical)
  • Broadcast video/audio

Ordering Information

Please see drawing REF-193429-01 for more detail.

Contact KitsAndBoards@Samtec.com for additional ordering information.

CONTACT SALES

First Name
Last Name
Email
Company
Industry
Estimate Annual Usage
Family
Message

Don't want to fill out a form?
Chat with a product expert directly.

.
Enough of the letter “P” already. Message recieved. In any case, modeling and simulating next-gen 224 Gbps signal channels poses many challenges. Design engineers must optimize the entire signal path, not just a specific component. The signal path includes transceiver and receive...
In April, we continued improvements to our new similar parts functionality as well as our search upgrades, and released several new content product pages on the website. We’ll also piggyback some of the cart upgrades we’ve rolled out in the last few months onto this post. Continu...
Samtec and Glenair® announced a strategic partnership targeting rugged, high-density, high-performance fiber optic cable solutions for mil/aero applications. Next-generation military systems demand optimized SWaP-C for increased performance, longer mission life and cost effective...
As a NASA flight enthusiast, the idea of unmanned aerial vehicle systems (also known as drones) sounds like a lot of fun. A good example of how fun drones can be is through drone racing…yes you read that right… drone racing! However, apart from how fun they can be, drones have so...
The aerospace industry has had a tough time over the last 12 months. Not only has the commercial aviation market suffered severely from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the industry has not been able to showcase its latest developments. The signs of a recovery are beginn...