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QSFP-4X10G-AOC3M= Cisco QSFP to 4 SFP+ Active Optical Refurbished

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QSFP-4X10G-AOC3M= 40GBase-AOC Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable (QSFP) to 4 Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) Active Optical Breakout Cable, 3 Meter | Made by Cisco | Refurbished

Interface Types of This Product: Direct Attach Cable 3 Meter

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days
We are giving specifications below, why one should consider procuring Cisco 3 Meter Direct Attach Cable Cables features, a general overview, description, performance specification, relevant images, a competitive price infographic, and technical information about the QSFP-4X10G-AOC3M= model with compatibility.

High Performance of Network Cable

The QSFP-4X10G-AOC3M= Cisco QSFP to 4 SFP+ Active Optical Breakout Cable is designed to provide high-speed data transfer between QSFP and SFP+ ports. It supports data rates up to 10 Gbps and has a maximum distance of 100 meters. The cable is also designed to be low power and low latency, making it ideal for use in high-performance computing and storage applications. Additionally, the cable is compliant with the IEEE 802.3ba standard and is RoHS compliant.

Power and Innovation

The Cisco QSFP-4X10G-AOC3M= is a powerful and innovative active optical breakout cable that allows for the connection of four 10 Gigabit SFP+ transceivers to a single QSFP port. This cable is designed to support high-bandwidth applications such as data center interconnects, storage area networks, and high-performance computing clusters.

One of the main advantages of this cable is its ability to provide a cost-effective and efficient way to connect multiple 10 Gigabit SFP+ transceivers to a single QSFP port. This allows for a more flexible and scalable network infrastructure, allowing for the easy addition of new devices or the expansion of existing ones.

The Cisco product also features an active optical design, which allows for longer cable lengths and improved signal integrity compared to traditional copper cables. This makes it ideal for use in data center environments where distances between devices can be significant.

In addition, the cable is compliant with the IEEE 802.3ae standard and supports data rates of up to 10 Gbps per channel. It also features hot-pluggable connectors, which allows for easy installation and maintenance without disrupting network operations.

Reliability of 40GBPS Cable

The Cisco QSFP-4X10G-AOC3M= QSFP to 4 SFP+ Active Optical Breakout Cable is a highly reliable cable that is designed for use in data center and high-performance computing environments. The cable is made up of four SFP+ connectors that are connected to a single QSFP connector. This allows for a high-speed data transfer rate of 40 Gbps, making it ideal for use in high-bandwidth applications such as server clustering, data center interconnects, and storage area networks.

One of the key features of this cable is its active optical design. This means that the cable includes electronics built into the connectors that actively transmit and receive data, as opposed to passive optical cables that rely solely on the properties of the fiber itself. This active design provides a higher level of signal integrity, resulting in a more reliable connection.

Additionally, the Cisco product of QSFP to 4 SFP+ Active Optical Breakout Cable is designed with a high-quality construction and materials, which helps to ensure that it is durable and can withstand the rigors of high-performance computing environments. The cable is also tested and certified to meet industry standards, further increasing its reliability.

General Information about this Cisco QSFP-4x10G-AOC3M=

  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Model Number or SKU# QSFP-4x10G-AOC3M=
  • Product Name: 40GBase-AOC QSFP to 4 SFP+ Active Optical Breakout Cable, 3-meter
  • Product Type: Network Cable

Technical Information for Optical Breakout Cable

  • Cable Type: Fiber Optic-3 Meter Cable
  • Cable Length: 32.81 ft
  • Connector on First End: 1 x QSFP Male Network
  • Connector on Second End: 4 x SFP+ Male Network

Features of 3 Meter Network Cable

  • Flexible
  • Active

Device Supported

  • Network Device
  • Switch
  • Router

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width: 9 Inch
  • Depth: 12 Inch
  • Height: 1.5 Inch
  • Weight: 0 .6 LBS


  • Green Compliant: Yes
  • Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS-6

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.

Cables - Direct Attach Cable

Direct Attach Cable, also known as the DAC cable, connects the equipment and peripherals in a data network. All the active networking equipment, including the data storage devices, switches, routers, servers, and more, will be connected and synched using the DAC cables. As far as the usage is concerned, these direct attached copper cables are getting fame in the data storage centers and the industry sector and server rooms: the reason being the cost-effective, efficient, and easier way to form the connection.

Direct Attach Copper Cables Are Terminated with Modules:

DAC cables are terminated from the manufacturer with the modules, which can easily connect the active peripheral equipment and secure an electrical connection. These modules are factory terminated and cannot be removed from the DAC cables afterward. Hence these wires possess a fixed length.

There are plenty of types and models available for the direct attach cables, including the direct, breakout, active and passive. As mentioned in the name, the direct cable can form a direct stable connection among the two peripherals, while breakout can connect one port with the four others. On the other hand, an active DAC cable will transmit signals to a little longer distance than the passive ones.

We, at ALLHDD, have got you all the range DAC cables for you to shop from! Choose from the following sub-categories: 0.5 Meter, 1 Meter, 16.4 Feet, 2 Meter, 4xC-13 Attached, 5 Meters, SFP+, 0.65 Meter, 10 Feet, 10 Meters, and 3 Meter.

DAC cables can follow longer paths:

Many of you might be wondering if the direct attach cable can transmit the data up to 10 meters or more! Yes, these cables can transfer the data to a more extended range depending on the data rate. The data rate is inversely proportional to the transmit range- the more the data rate, the less will be the range!

Direct Attach Data Cables are cost-effective!

DAC cables are more cost-effective as compared to the other ones. Using the two optical transceivers and fiber cable will not generate similar results as these DAC cables would!

Immense Reliability:

Not only are these cost-effective and can cover long range but are reliable as well! As already mentioned, the DAC cables are factory terminated with a module that plugs into the networking equipment and generates a physical connection. Apart from the secure connection, the 26 to 28 AWG Copper material makes them rugged. Therefore, surviving through the damage and cracks, DAC cables are a way to connect peripherals swiftly. You can choose from the following options 7 Meter, ProCurve, 0.65M, 1.2 Meter, 20 Meter and 30 Meter and also claim a 2.5% discount!

Why buy from ALLHDD?

ALLHDD has been serving its users for many years now! Fulfilling the needs of tech-savvies, we have got immense variety in each category. The same is true for the Direct Attach Copper Cables (DAC), which need to connect the networking peripherals.

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