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twinaxial

A type of cable similar to coax, but with two inner conductors instead of one. It was used in IBM midrange (AS/400, System/3x) communications environments. See twinax card.


Twinaxial Connector
Twinax connectors were used on IBM System 3x and AS/400 computer systems.
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The Impel CCB solution uses high-speed twinax cable and provides design engineers with the flexibility needed to develop cabled solutions for conventional cabled backplane, mid-plane, or custom cable tray applications.
transceiver and a low cost copper version based on a twinax cable with the
Q Rate Coax and Twinax Cable Assemblies feature rugged, high-performance Edge Rate contacts and an integral metal power/ground plane which provide for superior electrical performance.
offers this new multiplexer for IBM 3X, AS/400, and AS/400E systems that are currently using twinax cable.
Designed specifically for point-to-point coupling with 150 Twinax cable, these small transformers protect the station from static charges that may develop on the cable and prevent ground loop currents from being transferred between stations.
Vitesse will be demonstrating FlexEQ and VScope technologies in backplane and Twinax cable applications at the DesignCon 2009 show February 3-5, 2009 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
The QT2025-1/QT2025 devices are highly integrated ICs with EDC for 1GbE or 10GbE, Fibre Channel, LAN, WAN and SAN applications based on XFP, SFP/SFP+ optical transceiver modules and twinax cable.
The QT2025 is also capable of driving 15 meter copper links using low-cost Infiniband[TM] 1x twinax cable, allowing 10GE board-to-board and rack-to-rack links to be realized without the need of optical fibre and optical modules.
This includes transmitting serial 10Gbps data over 15m of SFP+ passive Twinax cable for cost-effective data center connectivity, showcasing the EDC capability in a 10GBASE-LRM application, and transmitting live video signals at 10Gbps rates over a backplane in a 10GBASE-KR application.
By modifying the behavior of the adapter attached to the Twinax cable, two iCON servers, attached to the same cable, can alternately control the same display session, - one actively serving it to VT5250 clients, and the other passively monitoring the other, watching the responses.
9V differential output swing, each port is capable of driving signal transmission over 30 meters of twinax cable.