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300G CXP2 Active Optical Cable (AOC)


Amphenol’s 300G CXP2 to CXP2 Active Optical Cable is a natural choice for optical cabling in data center / high performance computing hardware applications, providing a cost effective plug and play cabling solution. The CXP2 form factor delivers the highest hardware faceplate port density among existing SFF industry standards.

  • Full duplex 12 channels transmissions
  • Up to 300 Gb/s aggregate bandwidth
  • Capable of transmitting data at rates up to 25.78125 Gb/s per channel
  • Support CDR on/off control for 10.3125 Gb/s
  • Power consumption per end: <6W

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With the demand for 5G infrastructure on the rise, active optical cables are critical to establishing high speed systems that will enable a new generation of applications. CXP2 active optical cables offer several advantages, including the capacity for high data rates, low latency, and scalability, resulting in instantaneous connectivity at high speeds for an improved experience.

Amphenol’s 300G, 83PDZ CXP, and Gen2 100Gb/s are the ideal solutions for high-performance data centers and computing hardware applications. When it comes to Amphenol’s cabling, product solutions support, and data communication, look no further than Amphenol. We offer a wide range of active optic cable (AOC) solutions to ensure that your company performs at an optimal data rate using the latest technology.

Amphenol’s optical cabling consists of OM3 and OM4 fiber cable, and you can choose to have your cables LSZH or plenum rated. Our cabling also comes with nickel-plated zinc die case covers. The halogen-free PCBs allow for optimal thermal reliability, and the dielectric constants are relatively low, which maintains your cable’s signal integrity.

This form factor has a full-duplex mode with 12 reception and transmission channels. The cabling can maintain an aggregate bandwidth of up to 300Gb/s, and it can transmit data at a rate of up to 25.78125Gb/s per channel.

Features and Benefits
In addition to the product solutions support that we offer, you can expect a number of benefits from this Amphenol interconnect solution.

  • Our optical cable can transmit data to a distance of 100m, which allows for flexible installation solutions.
  • Twenty-four multimode loose fiber cores and a 3.0mm round jacket make independent directional routing possible with a minimal risk for signal loss.
  • Enhanced pluggable connector interfaces allow for quick and efficient installations.
  • A two-wire serial interface provides complete access to the infrastructure; optimizing cable management, connection discovery, and product solutions support.
  • The input equalization and output amplitude are programmable, providing sufficient flexibility for signal optimization.
  • Our product solutions support ethernet, InfiniBand, and CPRI rates which ensure compatibility and safe interoperability.
  • The operating case temperature ranges from 0°C to 70°C, which falls within the commercial temperature range.

Product Solutions Support
Amphenol offers AOC products, solutions support, and assemblies to meet all your networking requirements. Our cabling products include QSFP DD and 100G QSFP28 assemblies to cater to your data communication needs. Amphenol also has condensed and more flexible cabling solutions for compact spaces, making us the right choice for your custom requirements.