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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Molex and Samtec are the only suppliers licensed to offer the Molex BiPass(TM) and Samtec Twinax Flyover(TM) Systems to meet the needs of the growing number of high-speed applications required as data centers evolve with hyperscale models and increased virtualization.
Each connection requires a twinax cable with a differential pair configuration, so many mating cabled headers and receptacles may be necessary along the edge of a daughter card.
(1) In addition, Molex reported that it highlighted its NearStack high-speed connector system and cable jumper assemblies (Figure 2), which use twinax cables to deliver a PCB alternative with superior signal integrity and low insertion loss while enabling implementation of 56 Gb/s NRZ and a path to 112 Gb/s PAM4.
A case study reported by [15] discusses about improving FedEx data centre by upgrading their network cards to 10Gb Ethernet and their existing network cables to Direct Attach Twinax cabling, which only had 7 meters of length.
Users may also select cost-effective Twinax direct-attach copper cables for connections up to 10 meters (sold separately).
- Combining QSFP+, Impel or near-ASIC connectors with thin Twinax cables, BiPass I/O and Backplane Cable Assemblies provide a low-insertion-loss alternative to PCB traces for high bandwidth speeds, efficiency and proper thermal management for densely packed circuits.
TECHNIQUES RANGE PROPERTIES SDN 100 GBITS with 32 ports We use twinax copper pair, compared to QSFP+DAC cabling.
'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.
* The ability to mate with standard 1.60 mm (.062") thick cards, as well as Samtec's AcceleRate twinax cable assembly (ECDP Series) for a cable-to-board solution.