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QSFP+ to 10 GbE SFP+ Passive DAC Breakout Cable (M/M), QSFP+ to (x4) SFP+, Compatible to Cisco QSFP-4SFP10G-CU1M, 2M (6.56 ft.)

Connects and distributes your 40 GbE system directly into four 10 GbE servers, switches and/or adapters.
  • Supports serial data rates up to 40 Gbps
  • Complies with MSA SFF-8431 and SFF-8436 specifications
  • Compatible to Cisco QSFP-4SFP10G-CU1M
  • SDR, DDR and QDR compatible
  • Zinc die-cast QSFP+ and SFP+ male connectors
  • Pull-tab ejectors for quick, easy connections

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Splits a 40 GbE Network System to Four 10 GbE Servers, Switches and/or Adapters
  • Ideal for data centers, high-end servers and enterprise wiring closets
  • Lower port cost and power budget when compared to fiber optics
  • Multi-platform support for 40GBASE-CR4, 10GBASE-CR4, 6G SAS, Fibre Channel and SONET

Top-of-the-Line Construction
  • Zinc die-cast male connectors for superior EMI resistance
  • Ergonomic pull-tab ejectors for quick, easy connections
  • 8-pair wire technology optimized for bandwidth-intense applications
  • Flexible 30 AWG conductors maintain smooth high-frequency response

Fully Compliant and Compatible
  • Compatible with SDR, DDR and QDR
  • Compatible with all QSFP and QSRP+ ports
  • Complies with latest MSA (Multi-Source Agreement) SFF-8431 and SFF-8436 architecture
  • Compatible to Cisco QSFP-4SFP10G-CU1M

System Requirements

  • Networking switch or other hardware with open QSFP+ ports

Package Includes

  • N281-02M-BK 40 GbE QSFP+ to 10 GbE SFP+ Passive DAC Copper Breakout Cable (M/M), 2 m (6.5 ft.)
RoHS compliant


UPC Code037332193100
Product TypePassive
Cable Jacket MaterialPVC
Cable Outer Diameter (OD)4.2mm
Wire Gauge (AWG)30
Cable Length (ft.)6.6
Cable Length (in.)79.2
Minimum Bend Radius23mm
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)17.00 x 14.00 x 0.50
Shipping Weight (lbs.)0.80
Operating Temperature Range0℃ to +70℃
Storage Temperature Range-20℃ to +85℃
Operating Humidity Range5% to 85% RH
Storage Humidity Range5% to 85% RH
Network Compatibility40 Gbps
IEEE Standards Supported802.3BA
Side A - Connector 1QSFP+ (MALE)
Side B - Connector 1(4) SFP+ (MALE)
CertificationsMSA SFF-8431, MSA SFF-8436, RoHS, REACH
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)Lifetime limited warranty

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