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Things to know - More details about cables, SFPs, and QSFPs

The controller-drive tray supports SAS drive connections and SAS, InfiniBand, Fibre Channel, or iSCSI host connections.

The table references the SFP transceivers that apply if you are using Fibre Channel host connections.

Table 1. Supported SFP transceivers*
Vendor Model Version/Data Rate*
Avago AFBR-57D9AMZ

8 Gb/s

AFBR-57D9AMZ-EP1

8 Gb/s

AFBR-703SDZ

10 Gb/s

AFBR-709SMZ

SFP+ 10 GbE/s for iSCSI

AFBR-709SMZ-EP1

SFP+ 10 GbE/s for iSCSI

AVAGO AFBR-57F5MZ-EP1

16 Gb/s for FC

AVAGO AFBR-57F5MZ-NA2

16 Gb/s for FC

Finisar FTLF 8521-3

1 Gb/s

FTLF8528P2BCV-LS

8 Gb/s

FTLF8528P3BCV-LS

8 Gb/s

FTLX8571D3BCL-LS

10 Gb/s

FTLF142P3BNV

16 Gb/s for FC

FTLF8529P3BCV

16 Gb/s for FC

FTLF8529P3BCVA-LS

16 Gb/s for FC

JDSU PLRXPL-VC-SH4-23-N

8 Gb/s

PLRXPL-VC-SH4-NA

8 Gb/s

PLRXPL-SC-S43-22-N

10 Gb/s

PLRXPL-SC-S43-NAe

SFP+ 10 GbE/s for iSCSI

UNIPHASE PLRXPL-SC-S43-22N

SFP+ 10 GbE/s for iSCSI

Molex 74741-0005

1 Gb/s

Opnext TRS2001EN-0001

10 Gb/s

*All SFP transceivers can connect and run at lower speeds, even though this is not optimal.