Re: [SI-LIST] : Gigabit cable assembly

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From: David Instone (
Date: Thu Jul 20 2000 - 02:13:21 PDT


Try the new HSSDC-2 connector from AMP. It's much smaller than the


Dave Instone. Compliance Engineer
 Test Systems, MP24/22
 Xyratex, Langstone Rd., Havant, Hampshire, P09 1SA, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)23-92-496862 (direct line)
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Sunil Kumar wrote:
> Hello everybody.
> In my application, 1.5Gbps links have to be taken from one cabinet to
> the other. There are sixteen links taken from one card (cabinet) taken to
> another card (cabinet). The connectors for these sixteen duplex links
> have to be accomodated over a length of 8 inches of board edge. I am
> thinking of using copper cables. Multiple high speed right angle
> connectors will be used on the board. The length of the cable
> will be less than 5 meters. As the connectors have to mounted on the front
> side of the board, I can not use the backplane connectors: VHDM, Metral
> etc. The connectors which I know are DB9 and HSSDC. But the problem is
> they are too big for my application. I don't have space to put multiple
> connectors of any of these types. Can anybody please suggest me a smaller
> connector and the corresponding cable assembly?
> Thanks
> Sunil Kumar Bahuguna PH: 91-80-2204616
> Research Engineer Fax: 91-80-2263256
> ATM Group Email:
> Switching BII
> Sneha Complex
> 71/1 Millers Road
> Bangalore-560052
> Karnataka

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