Amphenol Cables on Demand QSFP+ 40-Gigabit Ethernet Passive Copper Cables

Amphenol Cables on Demand (ACD) QSFP+ (QSFP Plus) 40-Gigabit Ethernet Passive Copper Cables integrate Spectra-Strip's SKEWCLEAR EXF wire, offering a flat frequency response up to 20GHz with 30AWG or 26AWG options. These cable assemblies are available in 1m, 2m, 3m, and 5m lengths. ACD QSFP+ connectors add an extended EMI rail to meet 40Gb Ethernet specifications and are reverse compatible with QSFP ports.


  • 40Gbps QSFP+ (Quad-SFP+) passive copper cable
  • Guaranteed drop-in replacement for OEM QSFP+ cables
  • Engineered to exceed strict 40Gb Ethernet 40GBASE-CR4 standards
  • QSFP+ to QSFP+ 30AWG/26AWG SFF-8436 compliant cable and connector design
  • Up to 10.3125Gbps transfer rate per channel (40Gbps aggregate)
  • Multiplatform support for 40GbE, 6G SAS, Fiber Channel, and SONET
  • Robust zinc diecast QSFP+ connectors with pull-to-release latching
  • 3x the port density of standard SFP products, saves rack space and power
  • High-performance Amphenol Spectra-Strip SKEWCLEAR EXF 8-pair cable
  • 30AWG  SKEWCLEAR EXF exceeds competitors' 28AWG cable
  • Low cross-talk and pair-to-pair skew maintains signal integrity beyond 20GHz
  • Fully compliant with QSFP+ multi-source agreement (MSA)
  • Supports 10Gb Ethernet and 802.3ba 40Gb Ethernet standards
  • Cost-effective solution compared to optical
  • 1m to 5m length range
  • RoHS compliant
Published: 2017-04-20 | Updated: 2022-03-11