Technical Specification of the J564N Dell 3M Direct-Attach SFP+ Cable
The technical specifications of the J564N Dell 3M Direct-Attach SFP+ Cable include:
- Connector Type: SFP+ (Small Form-Factor Pluggable)
- Cable Type: Twinax Copper Cable
- Length: 3 meters (9.8 feet)
- Data Transfer Rate: Up to 10 Gbps
- Operating Temperature: 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
- Storage Temperature: -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
- Operating Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
- Storage Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
- Compliance: RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) compliant
- Warranty: 3-year limited warranty from Dell
- Certifications: CE, FCC, VCCI, BSMI, C-Tick, CCC
- Cable Diameter: 7.0 mm (0.276 inches)
- Cable Weight: 0.21 kg (0.463 lbs)
These specifications ensure that the J564N is suitable for a wide range of high-speed networking applications and provides reliable and consistent performance in various operating environments. The SFP+ interfaces provide compatibility with a wide range of equipment, while the twinax copper cable provides improved signal integrity and reduced EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) compared to other cable types. The 3 meter length of the J564N makes it ideal for short distance applications within a single data center rack.
Comparison with Other Direct-Attach Copper Cables
The J564N Dell 3M Direct-Attach SFP+ Cable can be compared with other direct-attach copper cables based on several key factors, including data transfer rate, cable length, compatibility, cost, and ease of installation.
- Data Transfer Rate: The J564N offers a data transfer rate of up to 10 Gbps, which is similar to other high-performance direct-attach copper cables.
- Cable Length: The J564N has a length of 3 meters, making it ideal for short distance applications within a single data center rack. Some direct-attach copper cables may have different lengths, offering greater flexibility for longer distance applications.
- Compatibility: The J564N uses widely supported SFP+ interfaces and is specifically designed to work with Dell equipment. Some other direct-attach copper cables may not have the same level of compatibility, requiring additional components or transceivers for proper operation.
- Cost: The J564N provides a cost-effective solution compared to other active cable options that require additional components. Some direct-attach copper cables may have similar costs to the J564N, while others may be more expensive.
- Ease of Installation: The J564N is a direct-attach cable and does not require any transceivers or other optical components, making it easy to install and reducing installation time. Some other direct-attach copper cables may require additional components, increasing installation time and complexity.
In conclusion, the J564N Dell 3M Direct-Attach SFP+ Cable is a high-performance, cost-effective, and easy-to-install solution for short distance applications within a single data center rack. It provides reliable and consistent performance with Dell equipment and is an ideal solution for high-speed networking applications.
Installation and Maintenance Guide
Installing the J564N Dell 3M Direct-Attach SFP+ Cable is a straightforward process and requires minimal maintenance. Below is a guide for installation and maintenance of the J564N cable.
- Identify the equipment that will be connected by the J564N cable. Ensure that the equipment has SFP+ interfaces that are compatible with the J564N cable.
- Verify that the equipment is turned off and unplugged from the power source.
- Locate the SFP+ interfaces on the equipment.
- Insert the SFP+ connectors of the J564N cable into the SFP+ interfaces of the equipment. Ensure that the connectors are securely seated and locked in place.
- Turn on the equipment and verify that the connection between the equipment and the J564N cable is functional.
- Store the J564N cable in a cool, dry place when not in use.
- Clean the connectors of the J564N cable periodically to ensure a secure connection and optimal performance. Use a clean, dry cloth to gently clean the connectors.
- Inspect the cable for any physical damage, such as cuts or kinks, periodically. If any damage is found, replace the cable.
- Verify that the SFP+ interfaces of the equipment are clean and free of debris.
By following these simple steps, the J564N Dell 3M Direct-Attach SFP+ Cable can provide reliable and consistent performance for many years. If you encounter any issues during installation or maintenance, please consult the manufacturer's documentation or contact Dell for assistance.
About Refurbished Products
Twinaxial cable (also known as Twinax cable) is similar to the coaxial cable, with the only difference being that the former has two inner conductors. These cables were not popular until after 2013, when their applications in differential signaling showed a significant increase. Twinaxial cables are used for high-speed data transfer over short distances, usually not more than 10 meters.
Twinax Cable Length and Performance
Most of these cable types are 10-gigabit Ethernet cables and are classified as either passive or active. Active Twinax cables, as the name suggests, have active electronic components that that are encased at the connector terminal to improve signal quality. This is necessary for applications that are data sensitive. A passive twinaxial cable, on the other hand, has no components and only consists of the conductor and insulation casing. Generally, longer cables are made active because of the long distance the signal has to travel, and shorter cables are passive. But that depends on the manufacturer and brand.
Twinax cables are commonly used for connecting devices through the SFP+ interface ports. They are desired for this because of the high data throughput of up to 10GBps and low latency. A Twinax cable is many times better than other cabling standards such as CAT7 and CAT6. They also draw minimal power to operate, even for active Twinax cables.
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These cables were constructed mainly from copper wires. That was before the commercial use of fiber optic cables. Currently, you can choose between Twinax copper cable or Twinax optical cable. By comparison, optical cables are better performers and are also more expensive. So, your choice will be limited to what you have on your budget.
Twinax and Coaxial, How Do They Compare?
It is possible to get confused between these two commonly used types of cables. They are very similar in many ways, but the notable difference that sets the twinaxial cable apart is the two conductors instead of one. This construction makes these cables have better signal integrity in short-range applications. When shopping, you will have to know this difference and consider other factors as well.
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