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Amphenol Aerospace Operations (AAO) High Speed Solutions (HSS) Division Offers Rugged Copper to Fiber (CTF) Media Converter Products

Amphenol now offers rugged CTF media converters from DC to 10Gbps supporting multiple protocols for the military, aerospace and industrial markets.

SIDNEY, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amphenol Aerospace (NYSE: APH), a global leader in interconnect technologies, now offers additional Copper to Fiber Media Converter products.  These assemblies are designed for military and aerospace environments.

AAO HSS has provided rugged high speed copper and fiber optic interconnect products for the military, aerospace, and industrial markets for decades.  Such products include: fiber and high speed copper contacts, connectors, and cable solutions.  Amphenol CTF media converter products blend the decades of experience in fiber optic and high speed copper capability with a new set of products that removes the need to convert from copper to fiber inside a given sub-system.  The media conversion is completed within each turn-key unit that AAO HSS provides.  This allows systems integrators to remove costly and fragile fiber transceivers and cables from circuit boards.

Jared Sibrava, Director of Amphenol Aerospace's High Speed Solutions Division says, "The CTF product line of media converters is a natural fit for Amphenol as we blend two tried and true capabilities together and establish a strong presence in emerging technologies for new platforms as well as upgrades to legacy systems."

Along with the standard off-the-shelf products as listed above, AAO HSS is customizing these offerings to meet unique needs from the market.  Furthermore, many new additions to the CTF product line are underway.

Details of each product in the portfolio are as follows:

CTF-QUAD (quadrax)

  • Quadrax form factor embedded fiber optic transmitters and receivers
  • Utilizes standard quadrax receptacle connectors and inserts (1 Tx or 1 Rx per size 8 cavity)
  • Industry standard 1.25mm fiber optic ferrules
  • Plug/socket side utilizes quadrax socket to ARINC-801 pin adapter for system fiber connection
  • Speed Support from DC to 10Gbps in both transmitter and receiver
  • PCB lead or flex connection to customer system
  • Industry standard operating temperature -40 degrees C to +85 degrees C
  • Link to web page

CTF-4G

  • 2 Channel (2 Tx, 2 Rx) integrated hybrid connector and media converter
  • D38999 Series III Shell Size 13-4 M29504/5 Fiber Termini Interface
  • Up to 4.25Gbps on copper and fiber interface
  • Built-in Test and diagnostics capable
  • 37 pin nano connector
  • Up to 1G Ethernet, 4G Fibre Channel, PCI-Express 2.0, DVI and more
  • Options for ARINC-801, MT, PC Tail Copper and more
  • Industry standard operating temperature -40 degrees C to +85 degrees C
  • Link to web page

CTF-10G

  • 1 Channel (1 Tx, 1 Rx) integrated hybrid connector and media converter
  • D38999 Series III Shell Size 11-2 M29504/5 Fiber Termini Interface
  • Up to 10.3125 Gbps on fiber interface
  • Up to 3.125 Gbps XAUI copper interface
  • Built-in Test and diagnostics capable
  • 12 dB worst case between transmit power and receive sensitivity
  • Samtec EQDP Series Copper Board Level Interface
  • Up to 10G Ethernet, 8G Fibre Channel, PCI-Express 3.0, DVI and more
  • Options for ARINC-801, MT, PC Tail Copper and more
  • Industry standard operating temperature -40 degrees C to +85 degrees C
  • Link to web page

Contact Information: 
Mike MacBrair
Business Development Manager – Amphenol High Speed Solutions
(607) 643-3122
[email protected]

Jared Sibrava
Director – Amphenol High Speed Solutions
(607) 643-1845
[email protected]

About Amphenol Aerospace
As one of the largest developers of interconnection technologies for the military and commercial aerospace industries, Amphenol Aerospace Operations (AAO) provides OEMs worldwide with rugged, high quality products that withstand the harshest environments.

AAO provides complete interconnect solutions for a wide array of markets. AAO designs, manufactures, and supplies circular and rectangular, electronic, board level, fiber optic, EMI/EMP filter connectors, as well as PCBs, backplanes and integrated systems

AAO is headquartered in Sidney, N.Y. with other facilities located in New Hampshire, Toronto, Mexico and China.  AAO is a division of Amphenol Corporation, headquartered in Wallingford, CT, one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world, with 2013 sales topping $4 billion.

SOURCE Amphenol Aerospace

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