Constructed of high quality materials this 2-meter SAS cable is backed by StarTech.com's Lifetime Warranty.MiniSAS Cables product is the next generation SAS storage interface, addressing channel bandwidth requirements of 6 Gb/s to 12 Gb/s, meeting or exceeding the respective SAS 2.1 and proposed SAS 3.0 specifications. The Mini-SAS HD product provides greater port density (11 mm port-to-port) versus the existing Mini-SAS 2.0 product (19.01 mm port-to-port), and is fully compliant to SFF-8643 and SFF-8644 industry specifications. Internal and external connector configurations of the MiniSAS Cables product include 1 X 1 (4x), 1 X 2 (8x), and 1 X 4(16x), enabling 4x and 8x internal and external cable assembly solutions which include EEPROM communication. The Mini-SAS HD profile design is PCI Express compatible and can be utilized in PCI Express architecture applications.MiniSAS Cables is like traffic moving on 4 lanes on the highway instead of just 1 lane. Mini-SAS offers more for data to travel, providing the ability to reach higher speeds.
The connectors provide keying features that prevent active cables from plugging into legacy passive receptacles, but allow active receptacles to accept both active and passive cables.Adaptec by PMC Series 7/7Q/7H/7He RAID adapters are the industry’s first adapters with mini SAS HD connectors. These physically smaller connectors allow for 24 native ports in an MD2-Low Profile form factor. With MiniSAS Cables HD connectors, one adapter can fully accommodate the maximum 2.5-inch bays in a 2U chassis. Our first-to-market right-angle connectors provide stallation ease and flexibility. The 6Gb/s SAS HD cables can also be used with Adaptec’s 12Gb/s Series 8 adapters (products will retain 6Gb/s speed). Adaptec delivers big innovation in a small package.