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Cisco QSFP-100G-CU5M 16.40 Feet QSFP Passive Copper Cable New

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QSFP-100G-CU5M 16.40 Feet 100GBASE-CR4 Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable (QSFP) Passive Copper Cable | Made by Cisco | New Bulk Pack
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Features and Specifications of Passive Copper Cable

The Cisco QSFP-100G-CU5M is a 16.40 feet (5 meter) QSFP (Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable) passive copper cable that is designed to provide reliable, high-speed connectivity between compatible Cisco networking devices.

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the Cisco QSFP-100G-CU5M cable:

  • QSFP form factor: The QSFP-100G-CU5M cable is designed to connect QSFP ports on Cisco networking devices, including switches and routers.
  • Passive copper technology: The cable uses passive copper technology, which means that it does not require any power source or signal boosting. This can help reduce costs and complexity compared to active optical cables.
  • High-speed connectivity: The Cisco QSFP-100G-CU5M cable is capable of delivering data transfer speeds of up to 100 Gbps, making it suitable for high-speed networking applications such as data center interconnects, high-performance computing, and cloud computing.
  • Length: The cable measures 16.40 feet (5 meters) in length, which is suitable for connecting devices within a rack or between racks in a data center.
  • Copper conductor: The cable uses copper conductors, which are thicker and more durable than fiber optic cables. Copper cables are also less prone to damage from bending or stretching.
  • Compatibility: The Cisco QSFP-100G-CU5M cable is compatible with a range of Cisco networking devices that support QSFP ports, including Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco Catalyst switches, and Cisco ASR routers.
  • Standards compliance: The cable complies with various industry standards, including IEEE 802.3bj, SFF-8436, and RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances).

Types of Connectors Used in 5 Meter QSFP Copper Cables

The Cisco QSFP-100G-CU5M is a high-speed copper cable that is designed to connect switches, servers, routers, and other network devices. It uses Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable (QSFP) connectors, which are a type of hot-pluggable transceiver module that can transmit and receive data over optical fiber or copper cable.

The QSFP-100G-CU5M cable uses copper conductors to transmit data over a distance of up to 5 meters (16.40 feet) at a speed of 100 gigabits per second (Gbps). It has four lanes of data transmission, with each lane capable of transmitting data at a rate of up to 25 Gbps.

The connectors used in the QSFP-100G-CU5M cable are QSFP connectors, which are 38-pin connectors that are used to attach the cable to a network device. The pins are arranged in a staggered pattern to ensure that the cable is properly aligned when it is inserted into the device.

There are four types of QSFP connectors that are commonly used:

  • QSFP-DD: This is the newest type of QSFP connector and it is used in high-speed data centers. It has 76 pins and is capable of transmitting data at a rate of up to 400 Gbps.
  • QSFP28: This connector is used for 100 Gbps and 40 Gbps Ethernet applications. It has 38 pins and is capable of transmitting data at a rate of up to 28 Gbps per lane.
  • QSFP+: This connector is used for 40 Gbps and 10 Gbps Ethernet applications. It has 38 pins and is capable of transmitting data at a rate of up to 10 Gbps per lane.
  • QSFP: This connector is used for 40 Gbps and 4x10 Gbps Ethernet applications. It has 38 pins and is capable of transmitting data at a rate of up to 10 Gbps per lane.

Maintenance and Troubleshooting

The Cisco QSFP-100G-CU5M is a high-speed passive copper cable designed to provide 100Gbps connectivity between Cisco switches, routers, and other network equipment. It is a 5-meter long cable that uses QSFP (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable) connectors on both ends to establish a reliable and fast data link.

Maintenance: To ensure optimal performance and longevity of the Cisco QSFP-100G-CU5M cable, it's essential to follow these maintenance guidelines:

  • Avoid excessive bending or pulling of the cable.
  • Keep the cable clean and free of dust and debris.
  • Store the cable in a dry and cool place when not in use.
  • Inspect the cable periodically for any signs of damage or wear and tear.
  • Avoid exposing the cable to extreme temperatures, humidity, or direct sunlight.

Troubleshooting: If you experience any issues with the Cisco QSFP-100G-CU5M cable, you can try these troubleshooting steps:

  • Check the cable connections on both ends to ensure they are secure and properly seated.
  • Verify that the cable is compatible with your Cisco equipment and that it meets the required specifications.
  • Inspect the cable for any signs of damage or breakage.
  • Try swapping the cable with a known good cable to rule out any issues with the network equipment or the cable itself.
  • Use diagnostic tools provided by Cisco to identify any errors or connectivity issues.

General Information about this Cisco QSFP-100G-CU5M

  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Part Number or SKU# QSFP-100G-CU5M
  • Product Type: Network Cable
  • Cable Type: QSFP

Technical Information of Cisco Network Cable

  • Connector Type on First End: QSFP Network
  • Connector Type on Second End: QSFP Network
  • Product Color: Gray
  • Cable Length: 16.40 feet
  • Connector on First End Details: QSFP Network
  • Connector on Second End Details: QSFP Network
  • Features: Passive
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