200G QSFP28-DD

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Upgrade your network with Ascentoptics, the leading supplier of networking equipment from China. Our state-of-the-art 200G QSFP28-DD optical transceiver delivers blazing-fast data transmission speeds of up to 200Gbps in a compact form factor. With wide compatibility and superior reliability, maximize your network’s potential today! Contact us for a special discount.

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    Introducing 200G QSFP28-DD from AscentOptics

AscentOptics offers a range of high-performance optical solutions including the 200G QSFP28-DD. This module provides efficient connectivity for data center switches and supports various transmission distances, from short-range to long-range. Additionally, AscentOptics also provides solutions for QSFP28-DD LR4 and QSFP28-DD ER4, enabling reliable and high-speed optical transmission for distances up to 40km.

200G QSFP56-DD

200G QSFP28-DD Series

200G QSFP-DD SR8 850nm 100M MMF MPO-16 Transceivers

The QDD-200M885-1HCM optical transceiver by Ascent Optics is specifically designed for high-performance applications in Data Centers. With support for 2x 100GBASE-SR4 Ethernet and InfiniBand 8x DDR/EDR, this transceiver enables reliable connections for Storage Area Networks (SAN) or High-Performance Computing (HPC). It utilizes 850nm wavelength over Multi-Mode Fiber, delivering impressive reach of up to 70m (OM3) or 100m (OM4). Experience superior performance and reliable connectivity with Ascent Optics’ cutting-edge transceiver solution.
200G QSFP-DD SR8 850nm 100M MMF MPO-16 Transceivers
 

Product Details

Part No.QDD-2002M85-1HCMForm FactorQSFP-DD
Data Rate2X100GbEDistance100M
Wavelength850nmOperation Temperature0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F)
ConnectorMPO-16Voltage3.3V
Cable TypeMMFDDMYes
Transmitter Type850nm VCSELReceiver TypePIN
TX Power-8.4~+2.4dBmReceiver Sensitivity< -10.3dBm
ProtocolsQSFP-DD MSAWarranty3 years

Key Features

• 200G-SR4 compliant optical module
• Hot-pluggable QSFP-DD form factor
• 8 full-duplex channels with VCSEL and PIN arrays
• Internal CDR circuits on Rx/Tx; bypass support
• Compatible with QSFP-DD MSA, CMIS, IEEE 802.3bm
• Data rate up to 206.25Gbps; 70m/100m reach over MMF
• < 4W power consumption; 3.3V input voltage
• MPO24 receptacle; 0°C to 70°C operating temp. range
• RoHS-compliant lead free design

Application

• A high-performance data center solution providing cutting-edge technology:
2x100G Ethernet IEEE 802.3bm 100GBASE-SR4
2x40G Ethernet IEEE 802.3ba 40GBASE-SR4
InfiniBand 8x QDR/EDR
• Interconnection of multiple data centers to ensure seamless performance and reliability.
• Suitable for High-Performance Computing applications.

200G QSFP-DD 2X100G CWDM4 2km CS SMF Transceivers

The QDD-200C831-02CC 2x100G QSFP-DD CWDM4 optical transceiver by Ascent Optics is designed for transmitting data over single-mode fiber up to a distance of 2km. Operating on 2x 4CWDM wavelengths, this transceiver excels in point-to-point scenarios. With 8 optical lanes functioning at 25Gbps NRZ modulation, these 2x100G QSFP-DD CWDM4 transceivers are fully compliant with QSFP-DD MSA and the Common Management Interface Specification (CMIS).
200G QSFP-DD 2X100G CWDM4 2km CS SMF Transceivers
 

Product Details

Part No.QDD-2002C31-02CCForm FactorQSFP-DD
Data Rate2X100GbEDistance2KM
Wavelength2x CWDM4Operation Temperature0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F)
ConnectorDual CSVoltage3.3V
Cable TypeSMFDDMYes
Transmitter Type8 x CWDMReceiver TypePIN
TX Power-6.5~+2.5dBmReceiver Sensitivity< -11.5dBm
ProtocolsQSFP-DD MSAWarranty3 years

Key Features

• The QSFP-DD form factor is hot-pluggable and can operate in a temperature range of 0°C to +70°C.
• It transmits up to 2km with single mode fiber (SMF), and features Clock Data Recovery (CDR) – Clock and Data Recovery, 8 x CWDM Uncooled DFB Laser (1271/1291/1311/1331nm) and PIN Photo Detector.
• Power consumption is < 7W, making it energy efficient.
• It is compliant with QSFP-DD MSA Type 2, IEEE 802.3bm/100G-CWDM4 MSA Specification, RoHS, UL & TUV, and features digital diagnostic functions through I2C.
• Lastly, it has a dual CS connector module receptacle.

Application

• 2x100G QSFP-DD CWDM4 applications are available with Forward Error Correction (FEC) for enhanced reliability.
• Leverage FEC to strengthen data transmission for error-free data communication.
• Ensure optimal performance and reliability in installations with FEC-enabled QSFP-DD CWDM4 devices.

200G QSFP-DD 2x100G 4WDM-10 10km CS SMF Transceivers

The QDD-200C831-10CC 2x100G QSFP-DD 4WDM-10 optical transceiver from Ascent Optics enables seamless data transmission over single-mode fiber, covering distances of up to 10km. This module employs 8x25Gb/s DFB LAN WDM laser transmitters and 8x25Gb/s PIN Photo Detectors in the 2x100G LR4 configuration. Additionally, the module incorporates DDM/DOM optical diagnostics, which offer valuable insights into the present operating conditions.
200G QSFP-DD 2x100G 4WDM-10 10km CS SMF Transceivers

Product Details

Part No.QDD-2002C31-10CCForm FactorQSFP-DD
Data Rate2X100GbEDistance10KM
Wavelength2x CWDM4Operation Temperature0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F)
ConnectorDual CSVoltage3.3V
Cable TypeSMFDDMYes
Transmitter Type8 x CWDMReceiver TypePIN
TX Power-6.5~+2.5dBmReceiver Sensitivity< -11.5dBm
ProtocolsQSFP-DD MSAWarranty3 years

Key Features

• This QSFP-DD form factor is Hot-pluggable and features 8 CWDM Uncooled DFB Lasers between 1271/1291/1311/1331nm, a PIN Photo Detector, supports 10km transmission with SMF, and has a low power consumption of less than 7W.
• It complies with the QSFP-DD MSA Type 2, IEEE 802.3bm/100G-CWDM4 MSA Specification, RoHS, UL & TUV standards.
• It contains Clock Data Recovery (CDR) – Clock and Data Recovery and provides digital diagnostic functions.
• Its case operating temperature range is from 0°C to +70°C, and it has Dual CS connector module receptacle.

Application

• Supports 2x100G QSFP-DD CWDM4 applications with Forward Error Correction (FEC).
• Enables high-performance, reliable fiber connectivity.
• Enhances network speed, quality, and performance.

200G QSFP-DD 2x100G LR4 LWDM4 10km CS SMF Transceivers

The QDD-200L831-10CC by Ascent Optics is an Eight-Channel, Pluggable, Fiber-Optic QSFP DD LR8 module designed for high-performance data communication and interconnect applications. It offers 208Gbps bandwidth with eight data lanes, each capable of operating at 26Gbps up to 10km using LAN-WDM 8 wavelengths over G.652 SMF. The module features a 76-contact edge type electrical interface and a duplex LC optical interface.
200G QSFP-DD 2x100G LR4 LWDM4 10km CS SMF Transceivers

Product Details

Part No.QDD-2002L31-10CCForm FactorQSFP-DD
Data Rate2X100GbEDistance10KM
Wavelength2x LWDM4Operation Temperature0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F)
ConnectorDual CSVoltage3.3V
Cable TypeSMFDDMYes
Transmitter Type8 x LWDMReceiver TypePIN
TX Power.-13.0~+2.5dBmReceiver Sensitivity< -11.5dBm
ProtocolsQSFP-DD MSAWarranty3 years

Key Features

• The transceiver modules support 8 channels full-duplex and transmission data rate up to 26Gbps per channel.
• It features 8 x 26Gb/s DFB-based LAN-WDM Cooling transmitters, 8 channels PIN ROSA, internal CDR circuits on both receiver and transmitter channels, CDR bypass, and low power consumption.
• It has a Hot Pluggable QSFP DD form factor design with compliance to CMIS standards.
• The product offers up to 10km reach for G.652 SMF with Duplex LC receptacles, built-in digital diagnostic functions and RoHS2.0 compliance (lead free).
• The operational temperature range is 0℃ to +70℃ with 3.3V power supply voltage.

Application

• IEEE 802.3ba introduces 100GBASE-LR4, a high-speed transmission technology for Ethernet networks.
• This technology can be used to increase network speeds up to 100 Gigabits per second.
• Network devices that support 100GBASE-LR4 are reliable and highly compatible with existing components.
• With 100GBASE-LR4, organizations can enhance their connection speed, reliability, and scalability when deploying long-range fiber optic links.

200G QSFP-DD LR4 LWDM4 10km SMF LC Transceivers

The QDD-200L431-10CL 200G QSFP-DD LR4 by Ascent Optics is an advanced pluggable optical transceiver module specifically created for high-performance data center optical interconnects. It enables smooth and reliable 200GBASE-LR4 Ethernet links, reaching up to 10km over SMF. Experience next-generation connectivity with unparalleled speed and dependability.
200G QSFP-DD LR4 LWDM4 10km SMF LC Transceivers

Product Details

Part No.QDD-200L431-10CLForm FactorQSFP-DD
Data Rate200G/2X100GbEDistance10KM
WavelengthLWDM4Operation Temperature0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F)
ConnectorDuplex LCVoltage3.3V
Cable TypeSMFDDMYes
Transmitter TypeEML LWDM4Receiver TypePIN
TX Power-3.4~+5.3dBmReceiver Sensitivity< -7.7dBm
ProtocolsQSFP-DD MSAWarranty3 years

Key Features

• This hot-pluggable form factor QSFP-DD transceiver module features 4 channels of full-duplex transmission and data rates up to 212.5Gb/s.
• It has a 4x50G PAM4 EML LAN-WDM transmitter and PIN receiver with low power consumption (<7W).
• Optimal performance with a maximum link length of 10km on SMF is offered, along with duplex LC receptacles and an operating case temperature ranging from 0℃ to 70℃.
• It requires 3.3V power supply voltage and is RoHS 2.0 compliant (lead free).

Application

• 200GBASE-LR4 is an Ethernet standard providing four lanes of 50G PAM4
• Uses 4 wavelength optical signals for data transmission over a single fiber cable
• Offers up to 200 Gbps of data throughput, making it ideal for enterprise networks

200G QSFP-DD ER4 LWDM4 40km SMF LC Transceivers

The QDD-200L431-40CL 200G QSFP-DD ER4 offered by Ascent Optics is an advanced pluggable optical transceiver module specifically designed for the optical interconnects of next-generation data centers. It enables Ethernet links at a blazing 200GBASE-ER4 speed, reaching up to an impressive distance of 40km over single-mode fiber (SMF).
200G QSFP-DD LR4 LWDM4 10km SMF LC Transceivers

Product Details

Part No.QDD-200L431-40CLForm FactorQSFP-DD
Data Rate200G/2X100GbEDistance40KM
WavelengthLWDM4Operation Temperature0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F)
ConnectorDuplex LCVoltage3.3V
Cable TypeSMFDDMYes
Transmitter TypeEML LWDM4Receiver TypePIN
TX Power-0.1~+5.6dBmReceiver Sensitivity< -14.1dBm
ProtocolsQSFP-DD MSAWarranty3 years

Key Features

• A hot-pluggable QSFP-DD form factor transceiver module with a transmission data rate up to 212.5Gb/s.
• 4x50G PAM4 EML LAN-WDM transmitter and PIN receiver.
• Low power consumption of less than 7W and maximum link length of 40km on SMF.
• Duplex LC receptacles, 3.3V power supply voltage, and operating case temperature from 0℃ to 70℃.
• Compliant with the RoHS 2.0 standard for lead-free use.

Application

• 200GBASE-LR4 Ethernet is designed to enable the transmission of data on four 50G PAM4 optical channels.
• This high speed Ethernet solution offers increased bandwidth and performance over existing 100GbE technology.
• It could improve scalability for 10/25/40/50/100G Ethernet network deployments.
• 200GBASE-LR4 is the perfect choice for cloud data centers, government institutions, and high-end enterprise networks.

Why Choose Our 200G QSFP56-DD
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    Why Choose Our 200G QSFP28-DD

• Transceivers provide lightning-fast speeds of up to 200Gbps for smooth and seamless network performance.
• Built with top-quality components and rigorous testing for reliable and secure operation.
• Simple and hassle-free installation saves time and effort.
• Versatile compatibility with a wide range of devices and platforms provides flexible integration options.

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Comparing 200G QSFP28 vs. QSFP-DD Transceivers: A Comprehensive Guide

When it comes to high-speed data center connectivity, selecting the best transceiver can significantly impact the overall efficiency and performance. Two leading transceiver technologies, namely 200G QSFP56 and QSFP-DD, are setting the stage for the next generation of data centers. This guide comprehensively compares these two transceivers, considering aspects such as data rate, power consumption, cost-effectiveness, and compatibility. Understanding the nuances between these technologies will enable data center managers to make an informed decision that optimizes performance and budget.

Understanding QSFP56 Transceivers

200G QSFP-DD ER4 LWDM4 40km SMF LC Transceivers
200G QSFP-DD ER4 LWDM4 40km SMF LC Transceivers

Overview of QSFP56 Transceivers

QSFP56 transceivers are a groundbreaking technology in the realm of data center connectivity. Capable of supporting data rates up to 200 Gigabits per second (Gbps), these transceivers are designed to handle the increasing data demands of modern computing infrastructures. QSFP56 gets its name from its Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable design, with the ’56’ indicating its nominal signaling rate of 56 Gbps per channel. One of its key advantages is its lower power consumption, which reduces energy costs and contributes to a greener data center. Additionally, QSFP56 transceivers offer backward compatibility with QSFP28 and QSFP+ ports, providing flexibility and future-proofing for evolving data center networks.

Benefits of QSFP56 Transceivers

QSFP56 transceivers offer numerous benefits to data center operations. Foremost among these is their ability to support high data rates of up to 200 Gbps, meeting the escalating bandwidth demands of modern data centers. Moreover, their low power consumption helps reduce operational expenditures and contributes to sustainable data center practices. Beyond these, QSFP56 transceivers are a future-proof investment due to their backward compatibility with QSFP28 and QSFP+ ports. This compatibility allows seamless integration into existing network infrastructures, thus reducing upgrade costs. Additionally, their compact size enables higher port density, facilitating connections in the same physical space, maximizing efficiency, and increasing the data center’s overall capacity.

Understanding QSFP-DD Transceivers

Understanding QSFP-DD Transceivers

Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable Double Density (QSFP-DD) transceivers are the next generation of high-speed transceiver technology designed to meet the growing needs of data centers. With the ability to support data rates of up to 400 Gbps, QSFP-DD transceivers boast double the data density of their predecessor, the QSFP56. QSFP-DD achieves this through an 8-channel configuration, effectively doubling the number of high-speed electrical interfaces.

Overview of QSFP-DD Transceivers

QSFP-DD transceivers represent an evolutionary leap in data center technology. While maintaining the same form factor as QSFP transceivers, the QSFP-DD incorporates an additional row of contacts to provide eight data lanes, each capable of transferring data at 50 Gbps. This design change effectively doubles the data rate of the QSFP56 to 400 Gbps.

Benefits of QSFP-DD Transceivers

The benefits of QSFP-DD transceivers extend beyond merely higher data rates. These devices are backward compatible with QSFP transceivers, ensuring seamless integration into existing network infrastructures and minimizing upgrade expenses. Moreover, they maintain a similar power profile as the QSFP56, balancing high-speed performance with energy efficiency. Finally, their increased port density allows for maximum utilization of front-panel space, further enhancing the data center’s capacity and overall efficiency.

Comparing 200G QSFP56 and QSFP-DD

200G QSFP-DD LR4 LWDM4 10km SMF LC Transceivers
200G QSFP-DD LR4 LWDM4 10km SMF LC Transceivers

200G QSFP56 Transceivers: Features and Specifications

200G QSFP56 transceivers represent a significant milestone in data transmission technology, offering a 200 Gbps data rate through four 50 Gbps channels. These devices employ PAM4 modulation to achieve high-speed data transfer while maintaining a relatively low power consumption profile. QSFP56 transceivers are ideal for short-distance transmissions, such as those within a data center or between nearby buildings.

Use Cases and Applications of 200G QSFP56 Transceivers

These transceivers find their primary applications in data centers, where their high-speed, short-distance capabilities facilitate efficient data transmission between servers. They are also employed in campus networks to connect different buildings. The combination of high data rates and low power consumption makes QSFP56 an attractive choice for organizations aiming to enhance their network performance while keeping their energy costs in check.

200G QSFP-DD Transceivers: Features and Specifications

200G QSFP-DD transceivers deliver high-speed data transfer at a rate of 200 Gbps by utilizing 8 lanes of 25 Gbps. They maintain the QSFP form factor while incorporating an additional row of electrical contacts, thus doubling the density of traditional QSFP56 transceivers. QSFP-DD transceivers support backward compatibility with QSFP transceivers, permitting seamless network upgrades.

Use Cases and Applications of 200G QSFP-DD Transceivers

These transceivers are particularly suitable for use in data centers nearing their capacity limit and seeking to maximize data transmission without expanding their footprint. 200G QSFP-DD transceivers also find help in high-performance computing and enterprise networking, where their high data density and backward compatibility offer enhanced performance and a degree of future-proofing.

Key Differences between 200G QSFP56 and QSFP-DD

Key Differences between 200G QSFP56 and QSFP-DD
Key Differences between 200G QSFP56 and QSFP-DD
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The key differences between 200G QSFP56 and QSFP-DD transceivers lie in form factor, interface, data rate, throughput, power consumption, and cost.

  1. Form Factor and Interface: While both transceivers maintain the QSFP form factor, QSFP-DD transceivers incorporate an additional row of electrical contacts, doubling the density of traditional QSFP56 transceivers. Moreover, QSFP-DD is backward compatible with QSFP transceivers, enabling seamless network upgrades.
  2. Data Rate and Throughput: QSFP56 transceivers transmit data at high speeds across short distances, making them ideal for connecting servers within a data center or buildings on campus. On the other hand, QSFP-DD transceivers, with their 8 lanes of 25 Gbps, provide high data density, making them suitable for data centers nearing capacity limits.
  3. Power Consumption: QSFP56 transceivers are recognized for their high data rates and low power consumption, offering an energy-efficient solution for organizations. The power consumption of QSFP-DD transceivers is comparatively higher due to their increased data density.
  4. Cost Comparison: The cost of QSFP-DD transceivers is typically higher than that of QSFP56 transceivers, owing to their higher data density and backward compatibility. However, the exact price can vary based on brand, quantity, and supplier factors.

Future Trends and Outlook

Future Trends and Outlook

As we look towards the future, advancements in transceiver technology will continue to play a critical role in addressing the increasing need for higher data rates, lower power consumption, and smaller form factors. The emergence of 400G and beyond transceivers is anticipated, promising a significant leap in data transmission speeds and capacity. These next-generation transceivers are likely to leverage advanced modulation schemes and various multi-level encoding techniques to achieve these unprecedented performance levels. Furthermore, the continuous pursuit of energy-efficient designs will help to mitigate the environmental impact of data centers and make them more sustainable. While these advancements come with their own challenges, such as thermal management and signal integrity, they also present exciting opportunities for innovation and growth in the field of data communication.

Transition to Higher Speeds (400G and Beyond)

The transition to higher speeds, specifically 400G and beyond, indicates a significant leap forward in transceiver technology. It responds to the skyrocketing demand for faster data rates in various applications like data centers, cloud computing, and telecommunications. The 400G transceivers, utilizing PAM4 modulation, are set to provide four times the bandwidth of their 100G counterparts with minimal increase in power consumption. Beyond 400G, researchers are already eyeing the terabit frontier, representing the next significant threshold in data transmission speeds. However, these higher speeds come with unique challenges, such as increased heat generation and issues with signal integrity. To overcome these challenges, novel heat dissipation techniques and advanced error correction mechanisms are being explored. Transceiver technology’s future is promising but will require continual innovation and optimization to realize its potential fully.

In conclusion, the evolution of transceiver technology is a testament to the relentless pursuit of higher data rates and efficient energy usage. As we transition to data transmission speeds of 400G and beyond, it is evident that the journey is fraught with technical challenges. These include managing increased heat generation and ensuring signal integrity, among others. However, we are poised to conquer these hurdles through innovative heat dissipation techniques and advanced error correction mechanisms. The road to the terabit frontier may be challenging, but with continual innovation and optimization, the future of transceiver technology holds immense promise. In this era of burgeoning data, transceiver technology will continue to be a crucial point of research and development.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A: The main difference between 200G QSFP56 and QSFP-DD transceivers lies in their electrical interface and form factor. While both transceivers support 200G data rates, QSFP56 uses a dual-lane electrical interface, while QSFP-DD uses a four-lane electrical interface. Additionally, QSFP-DD has a larger form factor and offers higher density, allowing for more ports per switch.

A: A transceiver is an electronic device that combines both a transmitter and a receiver in a single module. It is used to transmit and receive data over a communication network. In the context of optical transceivers, they are specifically designed to transmit and receive data over optical fibers.

A: The term “200G” refers to the data rate supported by the transceiver. In this case, it indicates that the transceiver is capable of transmitting and receiving data at a rate of 200 Gigabits per second (Gbps).

A: An optical transceiver is designed to transmit and receive data over optical fibers using light signals. On the other hand, an electrical transceiver uses electrical signals to transmit and receive data over copper cables or backplanes.

A: In a data center environment, transceivers are used to connect network switches, routers, servers, and other networking equipment. They enable the transmission and reception of data over optical fibers or copper cables, allowing for data communication within the data center network.

A: No, a 200G QSFP56 transceiver cannot be directly connected to a 200G QSFP-DD transceiver due to their different form factors and electrical interfaces. However, there are breakout cables available that can convert the QSFP-DD interface into multiple QSFP56 interfaces for interconnection.

A: The Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) is an industry standard that defines the mechanical, electrical, and optical interfaces for transceivers. It ensures interoperability between different manufacturers’ transceivers, allowing for compatibility and interchangeability.

A: The range of a 200G transceiver depends on the specific type and technology used. Generally, it can support distances ranging from a few meters (for short-range applications) to tens of kilometers (for long-range applications) over single-mode fibers.

A: FEC is a technique used in transceivers to detect and correct errors in transmitted data. It improves the reliability and performance of the transceiver by reducing the bit error rate. 200G transceivers often incorporate FEC to ensure accurate data transmission.

A: Yes, a 200G transceiver can be used with different types of fibers, such as multi-mode fiber (MMF) and single-mode fiber (SMF). The specific type of fiber and its characteristics should be considered when selecting a transceiver to ensure compatibility and optimal performance.

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