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FireFly™ Active Optical Micro Flyover Cable Assembly

This FireFly™ optical flyover assembly is designed for flexibility and is interchangeable with the FireFly™ copper assembly using the same connector system. It is available with x12 simplex or duplex optical transceivers to achieve 14 Gbps. per channel (168 Gbps aggregate), with x4 simplex and duplex systems in development to achieve 28 Gbps (336 Gbps aggregate) per channel.

Features
  • FireFly™ optical cable system
  • Data "flies" over the PCB for easier routing
  • Interchangeable with FireFly™ copper
  • Choice of data rate: 14 Gbps, 16 Gbps, 25 Gbps, 28 Gbps
  • Designed for on-board or on-package placement
  • Variety of integral heat sink, fiber type and End 2 options
  • FireFly™ evaluation kit available. Active optical cable assembly sold separately
  • For more information, contact firefly@samtec.com
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