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The New FCI Electronics Proven Connections – Innovative Solutions The New FCI Electronics is a leading interconnect and cable assembly solutions provider that combines a broad product offering with engineering resources to meet the evolving needs of design engineers. With 2011 sales of 612.1M USD and 6,679 employees, FCI is a recognized technology leader and innovative connector and cable assembly solutions provider. FCI Electronics has a global presence with resources in Asia, the Americas and Europe. Proven Connections FCI Electronics’ full product portfolio includes backplane connectors, board and wire systems, FFC/FPC, active optical cables, transceivers, fiber optic adaptors, high-speed connectors, I/O connectors, mezzanine connectors, PCB terminal blocks, flex connectors, power solutions and storage interfaces. These products are optimized for performance and power efficiency for a wide variety of markets and applications including data, communication, consumer, industrial, instrumentation, medical machine-to-machine and renewable energy. Innovative Solutions Well known and respected for its technology leadership and innovative connector solutions, FCI Electronics places an emphasis on innovation and research with several thousand registered patents and licensing agreements. The continuing trend towards miniaturization and high speed connectors drives FCI’s R&D development programs. Through proven heritage interconnect technology brands and advanced high-speed connector systems, FCI works with development and process engineers to deliver complete interconnect and cable assembly solutions. FCI Electronics also provides value-added services such as customizable interconnect and cable assembly options to address application-specific requirements. high speed AirMax VSe® high speed I/O cabling solutions backplane connector system Providing the highest bandwidth/port and highest hardware With high speed differential signaling up to 25 Gb/s, faceplate port density, this portfolio consists of copper and AirMax VSe right-angle connectors feature mating-compatible fiber optic solutions delivering aggregated bandwidth interfaces to AirMax VS® vertical backplane connectors ranging from 10 Gb/s up to 150 Gb/s. and provide an AirMax® migration path for up to 25 Gb/s per differential pair while maintaining the pin assignment XLerate-1x flexibility of an open pinfield design. AirMax VSe connectors Compliant to SFP+ industry standards, this range of support backplane, midplane, orthogonal midplane, or products provides up to 10 Gb/s bandwidth covering distances up to 300 meters coplanar applications, and are available with 3, 4, or 5 differential pairs per column. XLerate-4x Compliant to QSFP+ industry standards, this range of www.fciconnect.com/newdevelopments products provides up to 40 Gb/s bandwidth covering distances up to 100 meters. XLerate-12x Compliant to CXP industry standards, this range of ® products provides up to 150 Gb/s bandwidth covering distances up to 100 meters. ™ www.fciconnect.com


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