Amphenol Aerospace FiberQuad Ruggedized Quadrax Contacts

Amphenol Aerospace FiberQuad Ruggedized Quadrax Contacts embed a fiber optic transmitter or receiver along with the supporting electronics to deliver a plug-and-play solution. These contacts are flexible enough to be a transmitter or receiver and support many wavelengths and modes. The FiberQuad contacts support multiple protocols, including Ethernet, Fibre Channel, ARINC-818, PCI-E, Infiniband, SDI/HD-SDI/3G-HD-SDI, and others. Amphenol Aerospace FiberQuad Ruggedized Quadrax Contacts fit 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 and pathological data
  • Can be installed in any Amphenol Quadrax 38999 connector
  • Onboard diagnostics and control
  • Transmit enable pin for transmitters
  • Loss of signal pin for receivers


  • 3.3V nominal supply voltage
  • 345mA nominal supply current
  • -10dBm to -1dBm transmitter optical power
  • 850nm transmitter optical wavelength
  • -10dBm receiver sensitivity 
  • -40°C to +85°C operating temperature range
Publicado: 2019-04-05 | Actualizado: 2023-03-30