Molex SlimSAS Cable Assemblies

Molex SlimSAS Cable Assemblies deliver 12Gbps, 16Gbps, and 24Gbps data rates and meet SAS-3, SAS-4, and PCI Express 4 standards. These cable assemblies feature a loose pair and ribbon cable design that offers flexible cable routing to meet the specific needs of the applications. SlimSAS assemblies support dual-drain raw cables, providing design flexibility for PCB routing, and have an active plug-in design compatible with various PCB layouts. Molex SlimSAS Cable Assemblies are suitable for servers, routers, storage racks, storage controllers, and enterprise storage systems.


  • Loose pair and ribbon cable design available
  • Supports dual-drain raw cable
  • Active plug-in design
  • Sideband consists of differential signal pairs for high-speed channels
  • 8x version up to same area as 4x Mini-SAS HD
  • 8x enhanced design
  • Flexible pinout available
  • Scalable platform via pin configuration


  • Data Center Solutions
    • Data center and enterprise storage systems
    • Storage racks
    • JBODs
    • Storage controllers
    • Host bus adapter (HBA) servers
    • Redundant array of individual disks (RAIDs)
  • Telecommunications/Networking
    • Servers
    • Switches
    • Routers


  • 0.60mm pitch
  • 30VDC voltage per contact
  • 0.5A current per contact
  • 20mΩ contact resistance
  • 85Ω and 100Ω differentail impedance
  • UL 94V-0 flammability rating
  • 50N latch retention force
  • 55.5N connector insertion force
  • 49N connector withdrawal force
  • 250 cycles minimum durability
  • -40°C to +85°C operating temperature range

Available Configurations

Molex SlimSAS Cable Assemblies
Published: 2023-08-17 | Updated: 2023-09-01