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Adnaco-S5: 20 Gb/s PCIe Gen 2 Over Fiber Optic Expansion System

The Adnaco-S5 Gen2 20GT/s PCIe Expansion System allows operation of one PCIe x1, x4, x8 or x16 Gen1/Gen2 add-in card over fiber optic cable at distances up to 500+ meters from the host computer system. No additional programming and drivers are required. Any type of PCI Express peripherals can be used including audio, video, graphics, USB, FireWire, SATA, data-acquisition, and network cards.


  • Backplane with 1 PCIe x16 slot (electrical x4)
  • 20 GT/s date rate over fiber optic using 4 PCIe Gen 2 lanes
  • Optical isolation
  • Standard pluggable SFP+ transceivers
  • Backplane can be mounted in any standard ATX or microATX case
  • Operating temperature: -40° to +85° C
  • Processor and OS independent and tested with:
    • Windows x86/x64: XP, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
    • Linux x86/x64
    • VxWorks

Cable length

  • Multi-Mode fiber optic transceivers and cable:
    • 100+ m with OM2 cable
    • 300+ m with OM3 cable
    • 500+ m with OM4 cable
  • Adnaco PCIe Gen 2 systems performance, PDF

S5 system includes

  • H2-H: host adapter – 1 pcs
  • H2-R: remote adapter – 1 pcs
  • RT4: backplane – 1 pcs
  • FC1-4: multicore fiber optic cable – 1 pcs

Ordering Information

Part numbers below are for H2-H and H2-R with 4 multi-mode transceivers and x4 cable

  • S5-01-4-000-B: H2-01-4-H, H2-01-4-R, RT4, no cable, $925USD
  • S5-01-4-002-B: H2-01-4-H, H2-01-4-R, RT4, 2 m cable, $949USD
  • S5-01-4-010-B: H2-01-4-H, H2-01-4-R, RT4, 10 m cable, $949USD
  • S5-01-4-025-B: H2-01-4-H, H2-01-4-R, RT4, 25 m cable, $979USD

Part numbers for other configurations are listed in the datasheet. Please submit a request for quotation for the price and lead time information.


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