twinaxial

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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.
Wire and Cable Arabia 2015' is showcasing coaxial cables, communications cables, direct-buried cables, flexible cables, heliax cables, non-metallic sheathed cables, metallic sheathed cable, multicore cables, paired cables, ribbon cables, shielded cables, submersible cables, twinax cables, plus many other types of wires.
In a bit to combat vendor lock-in, Siemon yesterday launched new SFP+ copper twinax direct-attach cables (DACs) programmed specifically to work with Cisco gear featuring 10GBASE-CX1 ports.
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.
lt;p>The XG2600 switch is a 26-port Layer 2 device that supports SFP+ optical modules and is designed for use with SFP+ twinax copper cables .
These panels connect EDT PCI cards to standard cables through 68-pin high-density SCSI connectors, while the transition from the SCSI connector to twinax is made inside the panels, allowing the connector to interface E-3/T-3, E-1/T-1 or DATA and CLOCK channels.
Better On-Line Solutions (BOS) has upgraded its IBM midrange emulation, Internet access and Twinax controller products.
The IntelliBar LPR series and LPR Net Series of thermal transfer, on demand label printers provide advanced open systems flexibility and seamless connectivity using IGP/PGL, VGL and Magnum Code V printer language emulations via standard Ethernet, twinax, coax, serial and parallel communication ports.
Tech's 4000 series supports the Express Twinax protocol using the enhanced 5250 display station emulation adapter card for IBM PC AT/ISA/EISA or PCI buses.
The copper cable is a high performance, duplex twinax configuration containing two shielded, twisted pair conductors inside a common shield and sheath.
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.
It increases the old AS/400-based system's connection speed from twinax (a standard speed for connections between office components) to 100 megabits under the TCP/IP protocol.