ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

High-Speed Connectors support pluggable, optical transceivers.

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
High-Speed Connectors support pluggable, optical transceivers.
High-Speed Connectors support pluggable, optical transceivers.
Click Here to Enlarge Picture
April 24, 2012 - With 4 mm connection height, MEG-Array® Connectors perform at 28 Gbps per electrical lane, meeting/exceeding requirements of OIF Short Reach specification for insertion loss, insertion loss deviation, return loss, and integrated cross-talk noise. Eye patterns, bit-error rate, and bathtub curve simulations demonstrate 28 Gbps performance even without signal conditioning. Featuring BGA attachment for SMT assembly, connectors are suited for telecom, datacom, and instrumentation applications.

FCI MEG-Array® Connectors Perform Up to 28 Gbps for Next-Generation Pluggable Optical Transceivers


(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)

FCI Electronics
825 Old Trail Rd.
Etters, PA, 17319 9769
USA



Press release date: April 11, 2012

ETTERS, Penn. - FCI, a leading manufacturer of connectors and interconnect systems, has announced that its MEG-Array® Connectors, in 4mm connection height, can now be recommended for next-generation pluggable, optical transceivers because they perform at the higher speeds of 28 Gbps per electrical lane.

"The MEG-Array® Connector design is a successful, legacy electrical interface to PAROLI, SNAP-12, POP4, PPOD embedded optical modules and 300 pin MSA transponders," said David Hansen, FCI Product Manager. "This level of performance will allow MEG-Array® connector customers to reach new speeds in high-speed telecom, datacom and instrumentation applications with a trusted, proven connector."

The 28 Gbps high-speed links through 4mm stack height connectors meet/exceed requirements of the OIF Short Reach specification (CEI-28G-SR) for insertion loss (IL), insertion loss deviation (ILD), return loss (RL) and integrated cross-talk noise (ICN). In addition, eye patterns, bit-error rate (BER) and bathtub curve (BTC) simulations demonstrate 28 Gbps performance even without signal conditioning.

The MEG-Array® connector is designed to meet the needs of high-speed, high density applications. The combination of multiple stack heights (4mm to 14mm) and multiple sizes (81 signals to 528 signals) optimizes design flexibility. BGA attachment supports low cost, standard SMT assembly processes. FCI has manufactured the MEG-Array® Connector System since 1996, shipping more than 17 billion BGA lines.

For more information on the high-speed interconnect and power product portfolio from FCI, please visit the web at www.fciconnect.com or contact FCI at 825 Old Trail Road, Etters, PA 17319-7883; call 800-237-2374; or email at electronics.us@fci.com.

About FCI
With 14,000 employees in 30 countries and sales of 1.1 billion euros in 2011, FCI is a global manufacturer of connectors for various markets such as automotive, telecommunications infrastructure, consumer and industrial electronics. For more information: www.fci.com.
Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
Electronic Components and Devices
Optics and Photonics
 More New Product News from this company:
Modular Connector System features .050 in. pitch.
Board-to-Board Connector rotates to any angle from +90° to -60°.
Optical Couplers, Transceivers meet telecom/datacom requirements.
Power Distribution Systems provide pluggable modularity.
Cable Assemblies deliver 40 Gbps bandwidth capability.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
FCI's AirMax VS® Cable Assembly Receives Electronic Design 2012 Best Electronic Design Award
FCI and Amphenol Announce Second Source Agreement for InfinX® High-Speed Mezzanine Connectors
FCI Expands Design-In Support with 25+ CAD Formats Online
FCI Introduces New Basics+ Design Service
FCI Launches Global FCI Basics+® Program
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Fiber Optic Connectors
Board To Board Connectors
Join the forum discussion at:
Wired In




Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address