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Amphenol provides a high performance ruggedized Quadrax contact, known as FiberQuad, that embeds a fiber optic transmitter or receiver within the contact itself, along with the support electronics to provide a plug-and-play solution to our customers.
The contact is flexible enough to be a transmitter or receiver, support many wavelengths and modes, and support multiple protocols, including those which encoded and pathological. The contact fits within a standard Quadrax contact and can be installed in plugs and receptacles meant for Amphenol Quadrax 38999 connectors.


  • Each Quadrax contact can contain a fiber optic transmitter or receiver
  • Support for speeds up to 4.25Gbps
  • Support for 1300 multi-mode (for legacy protocols such as 100-Base-FX), 1310nm
    single-mode, and 850nm multi-mode wavelengths

  • Support for encoded data as well as pathological data
  • Each contact can be installed in any Amphenol Quadrax 38999 Connector
  • Onboard diagnostics and control
  • Operating temperatures: -40C to +85C
  • Transmit enable pin for transmitters
  • Loss of signal pin for receivers


  • Ethernet
  • Fibre Channel
  • ARINC-818
  • PCI-Express
  • Infiniband
  • SDI / HD-SDI / 3G-HD-SDI
  • Many others

Contact: Integrated Systems

Jared Sibrava




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Technical Documents: FiberQuad

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