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Optical interconnect LightCONEX LC
for VPX systemsfull duplex120G

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for VPX systems
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full duplex
120G, 40G


Plug-in module connector The LightCONEX® active blind mate optical interconnect is a revolutionary solution for VPX systems that includes a fixed plug-in module connector and a floating backplane connector compatible with proposed VITA 66.5 standard. The low-profile plug-in module connector is screwed on the board edge through an interposer, saving board space and eliminating fiber cable handling. Features & Benefits - Optical interconnect: Mechanical Transfer (MT) ferrule with linear array of 12 parallel multimode fibers - Secure connection: Spring within the backplane optical cable provides the mating force between plug-in module and backplane MTs - Standards: Designed following VITA 66.5 standard (forthcoming) - Maintenance: Supports two-level maintenance - Blind mate: Eliminates fiber handling and frees up space on host board - Robustness: Tested for vibration and shock over industrial temperature range, exposure to humidity, salt fog, sand and dust, mate/un-mate cycles, following military specs Module connector features - Rugged: MIL STD 883 compliant - Moisture resistant: sealed - Compact transceiver (L×W×H): - 23 mm ×14 mm ×5 mm (12-lane) - Performance: 10.3125 Gbps/lane from –40 ºC to 100 ºC - Reach: up to 300 m, OM3 fiber - BER: up to 10–12 with −12 dBm sensitivity - Low power consumption: 1.4 W per module (12-lane) - Data interface: CML - Board mount: LGA connector Applications - VPX single board computing - C4ISR embedded systems - AESA radars - Ethernet switches, high BW communication links
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