3M Connectors 9Q 100G Direct Attach Copper Cable Assemblies

3M 9Q 100G QSFP28 Direct Attach Copper Cable Assemblies are passive copper cable assemblies with twin axial cable technology. 3M 9Q 100G QSFP28 Direct Attach Copper Cable Assemblies provide a highly-flexible, foldable, high-performance solution with bandwidths up to 100Gbps. This 3M series is ideal for connecting servers, storage, and other high-speed equipment.


  • Made with highly flexible, high-performance 3M twin axial cable technology
  • Designed to SFF-8665, SFF 8661, SFF 8662, IEEE 802.3bj, and 100G Ethernet protocols
  • Foldable and bendable with minimal performance impact
  • Flat, foldable, thin cable
  • Efficiently routes cable with tight bends and fold
  • Optimizes cooling airflow by minimizing cable obstructions
  • Improves serviceability with lightweight, flexible cables
  • Requires less space in front of port, allowing rack doors to close
  • RoHS 2011/65/EU compliant


  • Servers
  • Switches
  • Storage
  • High-speed equipment


  • Delivers aggregate data bandwidth up to 100Gbps (4x 25Gbps) with passive copper assemblies
  • 100Ω impedance
  • Up to 2m with 30AWG
  • 2m to 4m with 26AWG
  • 0°C to +70°C operating temperature range


Published: 2017-11-30 | Updated: 2023-08-04