Sumitomo Electric Starts Selling Optical Thunderbolt Cable at Amazon Online
January 8, 2013
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. started selling its Optical Thunderbolt Cable at Amazon.co.jp, one of the world's major online stores, on January 8. The cable comes in lengths of 10m, 20 m and 30 m to best serve customers' needs.
Based on Intel's technical specifications, Sumitomo Electric developed Optical Thunderbolt Cable by combining its advanced optical fiber cable and optical module technology with Intel’s high-speed transmission technology. Sumitomo Electric have received Thunderbolt certification from Intel Corporation for the Optical Thunderbolt Cable and have started the mass production in December 2012.
【Lineup of the Optical Thunderbolt Cable】
Sumitomo Electric Optical Thunderbolt Cable 10m black
Sumitomo Electric Optical Thunderbolt Cable 20m black
Sumitomo Electric Optical Thunderbolt Cable 30m black
【Features of the Thunderbolt Cable】
Number of channels
Transmission rate per channel
0.3m, 0.5m, 1.0m
1.5m, 2.0m, 3.0m
10m, 20m, 30m
Black and white
Bus power supply
A host computer and up to six devices
can be daisy-chained
*Thunderbolt technology is the fastest way to transfer data between a PC and peripheral and display devices.1 At 10 Gbps, Thunderbolt technology delivers great responsiveness with data and display transfers – in each direction, at the same time – using a single cable to connect devices in a daisy chain.
【Reference】 (Added: 31 Jan, 2013)
Optical Thunderbolt cable
World's first Thunderbolt certification for the Optical Thunderbolt cable by Intel
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