AirMax VS® SBB High-Speed Backplane Connector

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Features & Benefits
FEATURES BENEFITS
  • Innovative shieldless design and air dielectric between adjacent conductors
  • Reduces cost, improves flexibility and delivers low insertion loss and crosstalk
  • High-speed serial data rates can scale from 2.5Gb/s to 12.5Gb/s without requiring redesign of a basic platform
  • Reduces design efforts
  • Opposed dual-beam receptacle contact structure
  • Provides added reliability
  • Contains no interleaving shields
  • Reduces connector weight, cost, and PCB routing complexity
  • Compact 2x2 power connectors provide capacity for up to 20A per contact
  • Versatile design suitable for power applications
  • Rugged guide modules offer ESD grounding option
  • Prevents damage to the storage bridge bay enclosure
  • Keyed guide modules differentiate between 2Gb/s and 4Gb/s Fibre Channel and 3Gb/s SAS signal profiles
  • Facilitates multiple protocol support
  • Low-profile designs helps facilitate airflow through canister for cooling
  • Prevents heat build-up in storage bridge bay enclosures
  • Compatible with Hardmetric equipment design practice
  • Complies with the Hardmetric form factor requirements outlined in EN 61076-4-101:2001

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