Passive Direct Attach Cables
A Direct Attach Copper cable or DAC cable is a twinax copper cable used to connect ports to switches, routers, servers or data storage equipment for short transmission distance. It consists of a shielded twinax copper cable with pluggable connectors on either end such as SFP+, SFP28, QSFP28 and QSFP+.
Our Passive Direct Attach Cables are used in short reach, high density, high speed interconnect data centre applications. They are designed for networking, data storage and telecom systems where you need the highest possible network efficiency, low power consumption and low latency at an affordable price. Passive DAC cables have no electrical components built into the cable assembly and are most often used to connect equipment located within the same data rack with short transmission distance requirements, typically 1-2m. That said we do offer 0.5-10m lengths.
We recommend a Passive DAC is used for transmission of up to 7m and an Active DAC is suitable for 7-15m.
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