The 400G to 2x200G fanout active optical cable (AOC) is for short-range data communication and interconnect applications. The AOC has one QSFP-DD end connected to two QSFP56 ends. Each channel operates up to 53Gb/s and up to 100m using OM3 fiber.

  • Compliant with IEEE 802.3bs 400GBASE-SR8 and CDAUI-8
  • Bi-directional operation: 8x Tx, and 8x Rx at 56Gb/s with 28G PAM4 modulation
  • Enabled by 850nm VCSEL 
  • Operating case temperature 0°C – 70°C
  • Hot pluggable
  • Transmission distance up to 100m with OM3 MM fiber
  • Laser eye safety Class 1
  • Management interface based on CMIS (QSFP-DD) and SFF-8636 (QSFP56)
  • 200G aggregation
  • 200G to 400G connectivity
  • Switch to switch connections
  • Data Rate: QSFP-DD=400G (8x50G), QSFP56=200G (4x50G)
  • Supply voltage: 3.3V
  • Power consumption: QSFP-DD=7.5W, QSFP56=4.5W
  • Temp: 0°C – 70°C
  • Reach: 100m with OM3 fiber