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    Introducing 200G QSFP56 from AscentOptics

AscentOptics has developed 200G QSFP56 transceivers specifically designed to address the challenges of high-speed, cost-effective data centers. These transceivers utilize 4x50Gb/s PAM4 channels, enabling reliable 200GE connectivity for switch interconnects. Operating on either a set of 4 wavelengths on the ITU G.694.2 CWDM grid near 1300nm or 4 channels at 850nm wavelength, our transceivers encompass a transmitter/receiver unit. The module’s electrical interface adheres to IEEE 802.3cd, IEEE 802.3bs, and QSFP56 MSA standards. Check out our 200G QSFP56 product portfolio, which includes SR4 and FR4 options.

200G QSFP56
200G QSFP56

200G QSFP56 Series

200G QSFP56 SR4 850nm 100M MMF MPO-12 Transceivers

The56-200M485-1HCM 200G QSFP56 SR4 by Ascent Optics is a hot pluggable optical transceiver designed for high-speed, reliable data transmission. This module boasts four parallel lanes, each utilizing PAM4 modulation with a baud rate of 26.5625GBd. With its impressive performance, it can effectively transmit data up to 70m on OM3 fiber or 100m on OM4 fiber, all while incorporating FEC for added reliability.
200G QSFP56 SR4 850nm 100M MMF MPO-12 Transceivers

Product Details

Part No.Q56-200M485-1HCMForm FactorQSFP56
Data Rate200GDistance100M
Wavelength850nmOperation Temperature0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F)
ConnectorMPO-12Voltage3.3V
Cable TypeMMFDDMYes
Transmitter Type850nm VCSELReceiver TypePIN
TX Power-6.5~+4.0dBmReceiver Sensitivity< -8.4dBm
ProtocolsQSFP56 MSAWarranty3 years

Key Features

• Compliant with 200G-SR4 optical specifications
• 4×53.125Gbps electrical interface (200GAUI-4)
• Reach up to 70m on MMF(OM3) and up to 100m on MMF(OM4)
• Single +3.3V power supply and maximum power consumption of 4W
• Case temperature range: 0 ~ +70℃
• Single MPO12 connector for easy installation
• RoHS compliant for safety and environmental protection

Application

200G BASE-SR4 Ethernet links

Data centers

200G QSFP56 FR4 1310nm 2KM SMF LC Transceivers

The Q56-200C431-02CL 200G QSFP56 FR4 modules by Ascent Optics come with a built-in optical MUX and DEMUX component. With 4pcs CWDM DFB laser and 4pcs photodiodes, this transceiver offers excellent performance. It operates with 4 independent electrical input/output channels at a speed of 53.125Gb/s per channel. The DFB laser is not only cost-effective and power-efficient but also has a high-temperature range. Designed for 200G data transmission over up to 2km single-mode fiber, it provides a reliable solution. The module also integrates DDM functionality via an I2C serial interface, following the Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) SFF-8665. Choose Ascent Optics for superior 200G optical data transmission.
200G QSFP56 FR4 1310nm 2KM SMF LC Transceivers

Product Details

Part No.Q56-200C431-02CLForm FactorQSFP56
Data Rate200GDistance2KM
WavelengthCWDM4Operation Temperature0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F)
ConnectorDuplex LCVoltage3.3V
Cable TypeSMFDDMYes
Transmitter TypeEML CWDM4Receiver TypePIN
TX Power-4.2~+4.7dBmReceiver Sensitivity< -8.2dBm
ProtocolsQSFP56 MSAWarranty3 years

Key Features

• Compliant with IEEE Std 802.3bs, 200G-FR4 optical specifications, SFF-8679, and CMIS 4.0 Management Interface Specifications.
• Featuring 4×53.125Gb/s electrical interface (200GAUI-4).
• Supporting up to 2km transmission on single mode fiber (SMF) with FEC.
• Operating with a single +3.3V power supply and 7W maximum power consumption.
• Operating within a case temperature range of 0 ~ +70℃ and featuring a Duplex LC connector.
• RoHS complaint.

Application

• 200Gb Ethernet and 5G connectivity provide high-speed datacenter connectivity.
• Utilizing cutting-edge technologies, companies can drastically improve latency and maximize performance.
• Leveraging these technologies enhances efficiency while reducing cost and complexity.

 

 

200G QSFP56 FR4 1310nm 2KM SMF LC Transceivers
200G QSFP56 FR4 1310nm 2KM SMF LC Transceivers
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    Why Choose Our 200G QSFP56 Optical Transceiver Modules

• Our 200G QSFP56 module is a full-duplex solution that allows for simultaneous data transmission and reception, increasing efficiency.
• It is one of the two mainstream solutions for 200G optical interconnect, demonstrating its acceptance and reliability in the industry.
• Despite the growing demand for bandwidth and port density, the module has low energy consumption making it an environmentally-friendly choice.
• The PAM4 modulation utilized by the QSFP56 module requires only four lanes for 200G transmission thus enabling faster data rates with fewer resources.
• This module offers a great balance of form factor and density – compact yet powerful, perfect for applications requiring high-speed data transmission in limited spaces.

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200G QSFP56 Optical Transceiver Modules: High-Speed Solution for Fiber Networks

The 200G QSFP56 Optical Transceiver Module represents a significant step forward in fiber optic network technology. It is a high-speed, efficient solution designed to meet the increasing demand for faster data transmission rates in the modern digital world. This module provides unparalleled performance, supporting data rates of up to 200 Gigabits per second, ensuring high-speed data transmission for large-scale enterprises and data centers. This document will delve into the distinct features, benefits, and applications of the 200G QSFP56 Optical Transceiver Module.

Overview of QSFP56 Transceiver

200G QSFP56 SR4 850nm 100M MMF MPO-12 Transceivers
200G QSFP56 SR4 850nm 100M MMF MPO-12 Transceivers

What is a QSFP56 Transceiver?

A QSFP56 transceiver is a quadruple small form-factor pluggable transceiver that supports data rates of up to 200 Gigabits per second. This transceiver module is designed to operate over single-mode fiber, multimode fiber, and copper cables, allowing for increased flexibility in network design. With 4 channels, each capable of transmitting data at rates up to 50 Gbps, QSFP56 transceivers are ideal for high-density, high-bandwidth applications such as data centers, large-scale enterprises, and telecommunications infrastructure.

Advantages of QSFP56 Transceiver Modules

• QSFP56 Transceiver Modules offer improved network capabilities due to their high-speed data transfer, compact form factor, flexibility in cable selection, and low power consumption.

• Their fast transmission feature enables more immediate data transfer with reduced latency and increased efficiency.

• The small size of QSFP56 modules boosts port density in data centers.

• They are compatible with many cables, providing adaptability to different networking environments.

• Energy efficiency is promoted by the low power requirements of QSFP56 modules, a crucial concern for a sustainable future.

200G QSFP56 Transceiver

200G QSFP56 Transceiver

Understanding 200G QSFP56 Transceivers

The 200G QSFP56 transceivers offer a robust solution for harnessing high-speed data transmission up to 200 Gigabits per second. They are an elevated version of the standard QSFP56 transceivers, providing users with exceptional speed and efficiency.

Features and Specifications of 200G QSFP56 Transceivers

The notable features and specifications of 200G QSFP56 transceivers include:

  • High-Speed Data Transmission: With four individual channels, each able to transmit data at rates up to 50 Gbps, the 200G QSFP56 transceivers offer an aggregated speed of 200 Gbps.
  • Versatile Connectivity: The 200G QSFP56 transceivers are designed to operate over single-mode fiber, multimode fiber, and copper cables. This allows for a significant degree of flexibility in network design.
  • Compact Design: The smaller form factor of these transceivers allows for increased port density in data centers, making them a space-efficient choice.
  • Energy Efficiency: They have low power requirements, which promotes energy efficiency in data centers.
  • Reduced Latency: The 200G QSFP56 transceivers enable faster data transfer with reduced latency, ensuring that data is transmitted efficiently and swiftly.

These features and specifications make 200G QSFP56 transceivers a top choice for data centers, large-scale enterprises, and telecommunication infrastructure.

200GBase-SR4 QSFP56 Transceiver

200GBase-SR4 QSFP56 Transceiver

Explanation of 200GBase-SR4 QSFP56 Transceivers

The 200GBase-SR4 QSFP56 transceiver is a specific variant of the 200G QSFP56 transceiver family. It operates over multimode fiber, using the 850nm wavelength, and is specifically designed for short-range data communication and interconnect applications. The ‘SR’ stands for Short Reach, indicating that this transceiver is optimized for short-distance transmission, typically up to 70 meters on OM3 and 100 meters on OM4 fiber.

Applications and Benefits of 200GBase-SR4 QSFP56 Transceivers

The 200GBase-SR4 QSFP56 transceivers are highly advantageous in data centers and high-performance computing networks where high data bandwidth, low latency, and energy efficiency are paramount. They are ideal for connecting servers, routers, and switches within a data center or campus network. 

One significant benefit of these transceivers is their capacity to handle high-bandwidth applications efficiently, ensuring rapid data transfer within networks. They are also backward compatible with 100G and 50G networks, providing flexibility and future-proofing network upgrades. Their small form-factor design allows for greater density in data centers, contributing to a more compact and efficient layout. Moreover, they consume less power per gigabit, making them an energy-efficient solution for high-speed data communication.

200G QSFP56 vs. QSFP-DD

200G QSFP56 vs. QSFP-DD

Differences and Similarities between 200G QSFP56 and QSFP-DD

The 200G QSFP56 and QSFP-DD are transceivers supporting data rates of up to 200 Gbps. However, they have distinguishing features in their design and performance characteristics.

The QSFP56 is a short-reach transceiver that operates at the 850nm wavelength, while the QSFP-DD (Double-Density) is a high-density, high-speed, compact transceiver that supports up to 8 lanes of 25Gbps or 50Gbps. Essentially, QSFP-DD doubles the aggregate bandwidth of QSFP transceivers by using an additional row of contacts.

Both transceivers offer high speed, low latency, and energy efficiency. They are ideal for data center interconnect applications, offering backward compatibility and future-proofing network upgrades. However, QSFP-DD, with its higher density, provides more robust scalability in accommodating higher data rates, offering a significant advantage in environments demanding high-capacity data transmission.

Choosing the Right Transceiver for Data Center Networks

Choosing between the 200G QSFP56 and QSFP-DD transceivers depends on the specific requirements of your data center network. If you value a compact, energy-efficient solution for high-speed data communication and your network primarily requires short-distance transmission, the QSFP56 is a suitable option.

On the other hand, if your network demands higher-capacity data transmission and you are preparing for future scalability, the QSFP-DD offers the advantage of higher bandwidth and density. Always consider factors such as the distance of data transmission, the data rate required, power consumption, and the need for future scalability when selecting the suitable transceiver for your network.

200G Ethernet with QSFP56 Transceivers

200G Ethernet with QSFP56 Transceivers

Utilizing 200G Ethernet with QSFP56 Transceivers

200G Ethernet using QSFP56 transceivers is increasingly adopted in data center networks for its advanced characteristics. These transceivers have a compact form factor that allows for a higher port density, making them an excellent choice for networks where space efficiency is a concern. They operate at a lower power consumption than other high-speed transceivers, making them more energy-efficient and cost-effective in the long run. 

Benefits and Considerations of 200G Ethernet

Implementing 200G Ethernet in your data center network comes with several benefits. First, it substantially boosts network speed, drastically reducing latency and enhancing overall data transmission efficiency. The compact size of the QSFP56 transceiver also means that you can accommodate more ports in less space, strengthening the network density and optimizing physical space utilization in the data center.

However, there are also considerations to consider when adopting 200G Ethernet. It’s essential to ensure your network infrastructure can support this high-speed data transmission. You may need to upgrade specific components or redesign the network architecture to leverage the benefits fully. Furthermore, the initial investment in 200G Ethernet may be significant, although the long-term cost savings in improved efficiency and reduced power consumption could offset this.

Understanding QSFP56 SR4 Transceivers

Understanding QSFP56 SR4 Transceivers

QSFP56 SR4 transceivers are specialized networking hardware utilized within 200G Ethernet systems. For Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable 56 (QSFP56) and Short Range 4-lane (SR4), these transceivers are specifically designed to transmit data over short distances with high bandwidth capabilities.

Explanation of QSFP56 SR4 Transceivers

QSFP56 SR4 transceivers operate over four independent lanes, each carrying a signal at a rate of 50Gbps. This multi-lane mechanism enables a combined data rate of 200Gbps. These transceivers use multi-mode fiber (MMF) cables. They are ideal for short-range network applications due to their high-speed data transmission capabilities over relatively short distances, typically up to 100 meters.

Optimizing Performance with QSFP56 SR4 Transceivers

It is crucial to ensure correct installation and maintenance to optimize the benefits and performance of QSFP56 SR4 transceivers. Regularly inspecting and cleaning the transceiver and fiber connectors can prevent potential signal loss or damage. Moreover, using quality MMF cables that match the specifications of the transceiver can significantly improve data transmission efficiency. Finally, effective thermal management within the data center can prolong the lifespan of the transceivers and maintain their optimal performance.

QSFP56 FR4 and Optical Transmission

QSFP56 FR4 and Optical Transmission

Exploring QSFP56 FR4 and its Role in Optical Transmission

QSFP56 FR4 transceivers represent another significant advancement in data center technology. The QSFP56 FR4, where FR stands for Far Reach, and 4 indicates the number of lanes, is specifically designed for longer-distance data transmission. Like the QSFP56 SR4, this transceiver operates over four routes, each carrying a 50Gbps signal, to achieve an aggregate data rate of 200Gbps. However, the critical difference lies in the transmission distance. QSFP56 FR4 transceivers use single-mode fibers and can transmit data up to 2 kilometers, dramatically increasing the reach compared to SR4 transceivers.

Benefits and Limitations of QSFP56 FR4

The primary benefit of the QSFP56 FR4 transceiver is its long transmission distance capability, making it ideal for large data centers and metropolitan area network applications. Using single-mode fibers allows for minimal signal loss, resulting in improved data integrity over longer distances. Moreover, its compact design and low power consumption make it an efficient solution for high-density networking environments.

Nonetheless, these transceivers have a few limitations. Due to the higher costs associated with single-mode fiber technology, they are more expensive than their multi-mode counterparts. Furthermore, installing and maintaining single-mode fiber networks can be more complex and require more expertise. Finally, despite their more extended reach, they may be unsuitable for applications requiring ultra-long-distance transmission, as their effective range is limited to 2 kilometers.

Active Optical Cables (AOC) and Direct Attach Copper (DAC) Breakout

Active Optical Cables (AOC) and Direct Attach Copper (DAC) Breakout

Understanding Active Optical Cables and DAC Breakout Solutions

Active Optical Cables (AOC) and Direct Attach Copper (DAC) Breakout solutions are pivotal in high-speed networking. AOCs use fiber-optic technology to transmit data at high speeds over greater distances, making them advantageous for interconnecting networking hardware in large data centers or long-distance network applications. 

On the other hand, DAC Breakout cables provide a cost-effective alternative for shorter-reach applications. They utilize copper conductors to transmit data at high speeds but over shorter distances. DAC Breakout cables are typically used for interconnecting devices within racks or adjacent racks in a data center, where distance and interference concerns are minimal.

Comparing AOC and DAC Breakout for High-Speed Networking

When comparing AOC and DAC Breakout for high-speed networking, it’s essential to consider distance and cost requirements. With their higher reach and data integrity over long distances, AOCs are ideal for large-scale or geographically dispersed networks. However, they come with a higher price tag due to the fiber optic technology involved.

In contrast, while limited in reach, DAC Breakout cables offer a more economical solution for high-speed data transmission over short distances. They are well-suited for applications where the networking devices are close together, such as within or between nearby racks in a data center. It’s essential to weigh the specific needs of your network against these factors to choose the appropriate solution.

Summary of the Advantages and Applications of 200G QSFP56 Transceiver Modules

Summary of the Advantages and Applications of 200G QSFP56 Transceiver Modules

The 200G QSFP56 transceiver module stands out in data center networking solutions due to its high data transmission rate and greater bandwidth capacity. The a 200Gbps data rate allows for faster and more efficient data transmission, reducing the latency in high-performance computing networks. QSFP56 transceiver modules’ design allows for four independent channels, each capable of transmitting data at up to 50Gbps, leading to increased capacity and enhanced network performance.

In terms of applications, 200G QSFP56 transceiver modules are commonly used for cloud computing, deep learning, artificial intelligence, and high-performance computing. These modules are also found in enterprise data centers, service provider networks, and high-end telecommunication networks where high-speed data transmission is a prerequisite. Adopting this transceiver module in these areas underscores its significant role in maintaining efficient and high-capacity network environments.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A: 200G QSFP56 optical transceiver modules are high-speed solutions designed for fiber networks. They offer a data transfer rate of 200Gbps and are used in data centers and other networking environments.

A: 200G QSFP56 and QSFP-DD are both high-speed transceiver module interfaces. The main difference is that QSFP56 has a lower data transfer rate of 200Gbps, while QSFP-DD is capable of transferring data at 400Gbps.

A: The electrical interface of 200G QSFP56 modules is compliant with the MSA (Multi-Source Agreement) standards. It follows the electrical interface specifications set by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).

A: The optical interface of 200G QSFP56 modules typically uses LC (Lucent Connector) connectors. These connectors provide a reliable and efficient connection for optical fibers.

A: 200G QSFP56 modules commonly operate at a wavelength of 850nm. This wavelength is suitable for short-range optical transmission within data centers.

A: QSFP56 SR4 is a specific type of 200G QSFP56 module. The “SR4” designation refers to the four lanes of parallel optical transmission, and it is primarily used for short-range optical connectivity within data centers.

A: MSA stands for Multi-Source Agreement, which is an industry standard that defines the mechanical and electrical requirements for interoperability between different manufacturers’ QSFP56 modules. It ensures compatibility and interchangeability among QSFP56 modules from various vendors.

A: QSFP56 SR4 PAM4 850nm modules can achieve a maximum transmission distance of 100 meters. This makes them suitable for short-range optical communication within data centers.

A: AOC stands for Active Optical Cable. It is a type of optical cable that integrates the optical transceiver module into the cable assembly. AOCs offer advantages such as flexibility, lower power consumption, and longer transmission distances compared to traditional copper cables.

A: QSFP56 and QSFP28 are both transceiver module interfaces. The main difference is the data transfer rate they support. QSFP56 can transfer data at 200Gbps, while QSFP28 is limited to 100Gbps.

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