PCIe® Active Optical Cable System

High-speed active optical cable assemblies supporting PCIe® Gen 3 with a cable reach to 100 meters.

FEATURES

  • iPass™ form factor (iPass™ is a trademark of Molex Incorporated.)
  • Gen 3 speed up to 100 meters
  • Lightweight 3 mm diameter cable
  • Supports PCIe® auxiliary signaling (CPWRON, CPERST#, CPRSNT#, CWAKE#)
  • Male or female MTP optical connector termination available
  • Backwards compatible
  • Form factors x4 and x8 standard (including x4 to x8 adaptors)

SERIES

PCIEA

PCIe® Active Optical Cable Assembly Adaptor Card

Features
  • Low profile PCIe® I/O adaptor card
  • Supports Gen 1 (2.5 GT/s) and Gen 2 (5.0 GT/s) data rates
  • Use with Samtec's PCIe® active optical cable (PCIEO Series) or traditional copper cables
  • Enables spread-spectrum clocking support
  • Auxiliary sideband signal support
PCIe® Active Optical Cable Assembly Adaptor Card

PCIEO

PCIe® Active Optical Cable Assembly

Features
  • iPass™ form factor (iPass™ is a trademark of Molex Incorporated.)
  • Gen 3 speed up to 100 meters
  • Lightweight 3 mm diameter cable
  • Supports PCIe® auxiliary signaling (CPWRON, CPERST#, CPRSNT#, CWAKE#)
  • Male or female MTP optical connector termination available
  • Backwards compatible
  • Form factors x4 and x8 standard (including x4 to x8 adaptors)
PCIe® Active Optical Cable Assembly

PCIES

PCIe® Active Optical Cable Assembly and Adaptor Card System

Features
  • System contains 1 active optical cable, 1 host adaptor card and 1 target adaptor card
  • Supports Gen 1 (2.5 GT/s) and Gen 2 (5.0 GT/s) data rates
  • Up to 300 m long (30 times longer than copper)
  • Auxiliary sideband signal support
  • Lightweight and flexible
  • 3.00 mm cable diameter (less than 1/3 the size of copper)
  • Supports spread-spectrum clocking
  • 21.5 W total power consumption
PCIe® Active Optical Cable Assembly and Adaptor Card System

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