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FireFly™ Low Profile Micro Flyover Cable Assembly

This FireFly™ flyover assembly is a low cost copper solution based on Samtec’s 100 Ω 34 and 36 AWG twinax ribbon cable. It is interchangeable with the FireFly™ optical assembly using the same connector system. Passive and active equalized versions are also available for a performance boost or longer cable lengths.

Features
  • FireFly™ Micro Flyover copper system
  • Data "flies over" the PCB for easier routing
  • Designed for on-board or on-package placement
  • Large choice of end connectors
  • Multiple signal mapping options
  • Patent pending
  • FireFly™ evaluation kit available. Active optical cable assembly sold separately
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