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  • 20-in. (50.8 cm) 30 AWG SFP+ high-speed passive copper cable for 10G Ethernet applications
  • Complies with MSA SFF-8431 specs
  • Equivalent to Cisco SFP-H10GB-CU1-5M
  • An excellent low-cost alternative to fiber optic cabling


  • 20-in. (50.8 cm) 30 AWG SFP+ high-speed passive copper cable is fully compliant to MSA SFF-8431 specification
  • Supports 1x, 2x, 4x and 8x Fiber Channel data rates
  • Low-power equivalence to Cisco SFP-H10GB-CU1-5M
  • Ideal for 10G Ethernet and Fibre Channel applications
  • 100-ohm twinaxial cable with die-cast metal shells and pull-tab latches

System Requirements

  • Conforms to SFF-8431 standards and can be used with manufacturers' equipment open to third-party cables, including ARISTA, BROADCOM, CISCO, DELL, EMC, EMULEX, EXTREME, FINISAR, IBM, JUNIPER, QLOGIC and VOLTAIRE
  • Confirmed equipment list (with updated firmware and software): CISCO NEXUS, CISCO CATALYST, CISCO CATALYST 3750x, CISCO CATALYST 2960, CISCO CATALYST 3500, CISCO CATALYST 3550, CISCO NEXUS 5010, ARISTA 70505-64, QUANTA T3048, EXTREME X250E, JUNIPER EX3200
  • Not compatible with third-party cables: HP, BROCADE

Package Includes

  • N280-20N-BK SFP+ High-Speed Passive Copper Cable, 10 Gbps, 30 AWG, Black, 20-in. (50.8 cm)
RoHS compliant


UPC Code037332178213
Cable Type  Passive
Compatible BrandArista; Broadcom; Cisco; Dell; EMC; Emulex; Extreme; Finisar; IBM; Juniper; QLogic; Voltaire
Side A - Connector 1SFP+ (MALE)
Side B - Connector 1SFP+ (MALE)
Cable Jacket ColorBlack
Cable Jacket MaterialPVC
Cable Outer Diameter (OD)4.2mm
Wire Gauge (AWG)30
Cable Length (ft.)1.7
Cable Length (in.)19.68
Minimum Bend Radius23mm
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)12.00 x 10.50 x 0.50
Shipping Weight (lbs.)0.18
Operating Temperature Range32° to 158°F (0° to 70°C)
Storage Temperature Range-4° to 185°F (-20° to 85°C)
Operating Humidity Range5% to 85% RH
Storage Humidity Range5% to 85% RH
Network Compatibility10 Gbps
IEEE Standards Supported802.3BA
Product ComplianceRoHS
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)Lifetime limited warranty

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