Transceivers & Cables

10/100/1000 RJ45TypeMedia/Reach
7048, 7050T Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6A, Cat7 100m
1GbE SFPTypeMedia/Reach
All SFP/SFP+ Ports 1000BASE-SX 50µ MMF / 550m
1000BASE-LX 9µ SMF / 10km
1000BASE-T Cat5e / 100m
10GBASE-T RJ45TypeMedia/Reach
7050T, 7120T, 7140T Cat5e/6 U/UTP 55m
Cat6/6A F/UTP 100m
Cat7 S/FTP 100m
10G Optical SFP+TypeMedia/Reach
All SFP/SFP+ Ports 10GBASE-SRL 50µ MMF / 100m
10GBASE-SR 50µ MMF / 300m
10GBASE-LRL 9µ SMF / 1km
10GBASE-LR 9µ SMF / 10km
10GBASE-ER 9µ SMF / 40km
10GBASE-ZR 9µ SMF / 80km
10GBASE-DWDM (40 Wavelengths) 9µ SMF / 80km,
10GBASE-AOC Pre-terminated in 3, 5, 7, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30m lengths
10G Copper SFP+TypeMedia/Reach
All SFP/SFP+ Ports 10GBASE-CR Twinax / CX1 / 'Direct Attach' Pre-terminated in 0.5m, 1m, 1.5m, 2m, 2.5m 3m, 5m, 7m lengths
40G Optical QSFPTypeMedia/Reach
All QSFP+ Ports 40GBASE-SR4 50µ MMF / 100m
40GBASE-XSR4 50µ MMF / 300m
Operates as 1 x 40G with MTP-MTP OM3 MMF or 4 x 10G with 'octopus' MTP-4xLC OM3 MMF patch cable
40GBASE-UNIV 50µ MMF / 150m, 9µ SMF / 500m
40GBASE-LR4 9µ SMF / 10km
40GBASE-LRL4 9µ SMF / 1km
40GBASE-PLR4 9µ SMF / 10km
40GBASE-PLRL4 9µ SMF/1km
40GBASE-AOC Pre-Terminated 3, 5, 7, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30m lengths
40G Copper QSFPTypeMedia/Reach
All QSFP+ Ports 40GBASE-CR4 Twinax / 'Direct Attach' 40G to 40G Pre-terminated in 0.5m, 1m, 2m, 3m, 5m, 7m lengths
40GBASE-CR4 to 4 x 10G-CX1 40G to 10G Pre-terminated in 0.5m, 1m, 2m, 3m, 5m lengths
100G Optical CFP2TypeMedia/Reach
All CFP2 Ports 100GBASE-LR4 9µ SMF/10km
Port TypeTransceiver & ConnectorCablingDistanceArista Switch Platform
7048A7100 Series7150S7280E7500E
S/SX/FX24/52/64
10/100/1000BASE-T RJ45 Cat 5e/6/6A 100m        
10GBASE-T RJ45 Cat 5e/6 U/UTP 55m          
Cat 6/6A F/UTP 100m
Cat 7 S/FTP 100m
1000BASE-SX SFP (LC) 50µ MMF 550m
1000BASE-LX SFP (LC) 9µ SMF 10km
1000BASE-T SFP (RJ45) Cat 5e/6/6A 100m
10GBASE-SRL SFP+ (LC) 50µ OM4 MMF 150m
50µ OM3 MMF 100m
10GBASE-SR SFP+ (LC) 50µ OM4 MMF 400m
50µ OM3 MMF 300m
50µ OM2 MMF 82m
62.5µ OM1 MMF 33m
62.5µ FDDI MMF 26m
10GBASE-LR/10GBASE-LRL SFP+ (LC) 9µ SMF 10km/1km
10GBASE-ER SFP+ (LC) 9µ SMF 40km
10GBASE-ZR SFP+ (LC) 9µ SMF 80km
10GBASE-DWDM 40 colors SFP+ (LC) 9µ SMF 80km
10GBASE-CR SFP+ (DAC) Direct Attach Cable ('Twinax') 0.5m-5.0m
7.0m - -
10GBASE-AOC SFP+ (DAC) Active Optical Cable 3-30m
40GBASE-SR4/40GBASE-XSR4
QSFP+ (MTP) 50µ OM4 MMF 150m/450m    
50µ OM3 MMF 100m/300m    
40GBASE-UNIV QSFP+ (LC) 50µ OM3/OM4 MMF 150m    
9µ SMF 500m    
40GBASE-LR4 QSFP+ (LC) 9µ SMF 10km    
40GBASE-LRL4 QSFP+ (LC) 9µ SMF 1km    
40GBASE-PLR4
QSFP+ (MTP) 9µ SMF 10km    
40GBASE-PLRL4
QSFP+ (MTP) 9µ SMF 1km    
40GBASE-CR4
QSFP+ (DAC) Direct Attach Cable ('Twinax') 0.5m-7m 1x40-1x40    
0.5m-5m 1x40-4x10    
40GBASE-AOC QSFP+ (DAC) Active Optical Cable 3-30m    
100GBASE-LR4 CFP2 (LC) 9µ SMF 10km        

 

Port TypeTransceiver & ConnectorCablingDistanceArista Switch Platform
7050 Series7250QX7300 Series
7050S-x7050T-x7050Q731673087304
10/100/1000BASE-T RJ45 Cat 5e/6/6A 100m            
10GBASE-T RJ45 Cat 5e/6 U/UTP 55m      
Cat 6/6A F/UTP 100m
Cat 7 S/FTP 100m
1000BASE-SX SFP (LC) 50µ MMF 550m  
1000BASE-LX SFP (LC) 9µ SMF 10km  
1000BASE-T SFP (RJ45) Cat 5e/6/6A 100m  
10GBASE-SRL SFP+ (LC) 50µ OM4 MMF 150m
50µ OM3 MMF 100m
10GBASE-SR SFP+ (LC) 50µ OM4 MMF 400m
50µ OM3 MMF 300m
50µ OM2 MMF 82m
62.5µ OM1 MMF 33m
62.5µ FDDI MMF 26m
10GBASE-LR/10GBASE-LRL SFP+ (LC) 9µ SMF 10km/1km
10GBASE-ER SFP+ (LC) 9µ SMF 40km
10GBASE-ZR SFP+ (LC) 9µ SMF 80km
10GBASE-DWDM 40 colors SFP+ (LC) 9µ SMF 80km
10GBASE-CR SFP+ (DAC) Direct Attach Cable ('Twinax') 0.5m-5.0m
7.0m - - - - - - -
10GBASE-AOC SFP+ (DAC) Active Optical Cable 3-30m
40GBASE-SR4/40GBASE-XSR4
QSFP+ (MTP) 50µ OM4 MMF 150m/450m
50µ OM3 MMF 100m/300m
40GBASE-UNIV QSFP+ (LC) 50µ OM3/OM4 MMF 150m
9µ SMF 500m
40GBASE-LR4 QSFP+ (LC) 9µ SMF 10km
40GBASE-LRL4 QSFP+ (LC) 9µ SMF 1km
40GBASE-PLR4
QSFP+ (MTP) 9µ SMF 10km
40GBASE-PLRL4
QSFP+ (MTP) 9µ SMF 1km
40GBASE-CR4
QSFP+ (DAC) Direct Attach Cable ('Twinax') 0.5m-7m 1x40-1x40
0.5m-5m 1x40-4x10
40GBASE-AOC QSFP+ (DAC) Active Optical Cable 3-30m

 

Deployment Flexibility in the Same Physical Port

The Arista 1 Gigabit, 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP/SFP+ (Small-Form-Factor Pluggables), 10GBASE-CR cables, 40 Gigabit Ethernet QSFP+, 40GBASE-CR4 cables and 100 Gigabit Ethernet CFP2 offer customers a wide variety of connectivity options over copper or fiber for data center and HPC environments.

Supported 100 Gigabit Ethernet CFP2 Options:

100GBASE-LR4 (Long Reach)
  • Up to 10km link lengths over duplex single-mode fiber

Supported 40 Gigabit Ethernet QSFP+ Cables and Optics:

40GBASE-CR4 QSFP+ to QSFP+ twinax copper cables
  • Link lengths of 0.5, 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7m over twinax copper cable
40GBASE-AOC Optical Cable
  • Link lengths of 3, 5, 7, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 50, 75 and 100m over Active Optical Cables
40GBASE-SR4 QSFP+ Transceiver
  • Up to 100m link lengths over parallel OM3 or 150m over OM4 MMF
  • Optical interoperability with 40GBASE-XSR4 up to 100/150m
40GBASE-XSR4 QSFP+ Transceiver
  • Up to 300m link lengths over parallel OM3 or 450m over OM4 MMF
  • Optical interoperability with 40GBASE-SR4 up to 100/150m
40GBASE-UNIV QSFP+ Transceiver
  • Up to 150m over duplex OM3/OM4 MMF
  • Up to 500m over duplex SMF
  • Interoperates with 40GBASE-LR4 and 40G-LRL4 up to 500m
40GBASE-LR4 QSFP+ Transceiver
  • Up to 10km link lengths over duplex single-mode fiber
40GBASE-LRL4 QSFP+ Transceiver
  • Up to 1km over Single Mode Fiber
  • Interoperates with 40GBASE-LR4 up to 1km
40GBASE-PLR4 Transceivers
  • Up to 10km over parallel single-mode fiber
  • Interoperates with 10GBASE-LR (10km) and 10G-LRL (1km) with 4x10G splitter option
40GBASE-PLRL4 Transceivers
  • Up to 1km over parallel Single Mode Fiber
  • Inter-operates with 10G-LRL (1KM) with 4x10G splitter option

Supported 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ Options:

10GBASE-SR (Short Reach)
  • Up to 300m link lengths over multi-mode fiber
  • Optical interoperability with 10GBASE-SRL
10GBASE-SRL (Short Reach Lite)
  • Up to 100m link lengths over multi-mode fiber
  • Optical interoperability with 10GBASE-SR
10GBASE-LRL (Long Reach Lite)
  • Up to 1km link lengths over single-mode fiber
  • Optical interoperability with 10GBASE-LR up to 1km
10GBASE-LR (Long Reach)
  • Up to 10km link lengths over single-mode fiber
  • Optical interoperability with 10GBASE-LRL up to 1km
10GBASE-ER (Extended Reach)
  • Up to 40km link lengths over single-mode fiber
10GBASE-ZR (Extended Reach)
  • Up to 80km link lengths over single-mode fiber
10GBASE-DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing)
  • Choice of 40 colors up to 80km link lengths over single-mode fiber
10GBASE-AOC Optical Cable
  • Link lengths of 3, 5, 7, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30m over Active Optical Cables

 

Supported 10 Gigabit Ethernet CR Cable Options:

10GBASE-CR SFP+ to SFP+ Cables
  • Link lengths of 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 5 and 7m over twinax copper cable
  • Includes SFP+ connectors on both ends
4 x 10GbE QSFP+ to 4 x SFP+ twinax copper cables
  • Link lengths of 0.5, 1, 2, 3 and 5m over twinax copper cable

 

 

Supported Gigabit Ethernet SFP Options:

1000BASE-SX (Short Haul)
  • Up to 550m link lengths over multi-mode fiber
1000BASE-LX (Long Haul)
  • Up to 10km links on single-mode and 550m on multi-mode fiber
1000BASE-T (RJ-45 Copper)
  • Full duplex 1000Mbps connectivity over existing category 5 cabling