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SAS connectors

What are the different connector types for Mini SAS, HD Mini SAS and SAS/SATA?

Below is a list of all of the various SAS, SATA, Mini SAS and HD Mini SAS connectors.


Mini SAS Connectors   Mini SAS HD / QSFP+ Connectors

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External Mini SAS Male (SFF-8088)

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External Mini SAS Female (SFF-8088) 
 

mini-sas-hd-2.jpgExternal Mini SAS HD (SFF-8644)

internal-mini-sas-hd-2.jpgInternal Mini SAS HD (SFF-8643)

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Internal Mini SAS Male (SFF-8087) 
mini-sas-female-2.jpg Internal Mini SAS Female (SFF-8087)   

qsfp-2.jpgQSFP+ (SFF-8436)

 


SFF-8087 = Mini SAS 4x (used for internal SAS and SATA applications, 4 channels per connector)

SFF-8088 = Mini SAS 4i (used for external SAS and SATA applications, 4 channels per connector)

SFF-8643 = Internal HD Mini SAS 4x (used for internal SAS and SATA applications, 4 channels per connector)

SFF-8644 = External HD Mini SAS 4x (used for external SAS and SATA applications, 4 channels per connector)

SFF-8436 = External QSFP+ (used for external SAS applications, 4 channels per connector) 


SAS Connectors   SATA / SAS Connectors

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External SAS Male (Jackscrew) (SFF-8470)

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External SAS Female (SFF-8470)

 

sas-adapter.jpg29-Pin SAS (SFF-8482)

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External SAS Male (Pull Latch) (SFF-8470)

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Internal SAS Male    (SFF-8484)

 

sata-adapter-1.jpgSATA

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Internal Male SATA

(This connector is rare and is only used as an extenstion cable)


SATA 7-pin Female connector = standard for SATA and sometimes used for SAS as well (1 channel per connector)

SATA 7-pin Male connector =  SATA extenstion connector this is the same connector used on the SATA drive (1 channel per connector)

eSATA = Standard External SATA used to connect external encloursers (1 channel per connector)

SFF-8470 = SAS 4x Also known as, 4x MultiLane or 4x Infiniband(4 channels per connector)

SFF-8482 = SAS 29pin connector

SFF-8484 = SAS 4i (4 channels per connector)


After you have indentified the connectors you need. Please select from the selection below.

Note: The host will always connect to the controller.

Device Connector Host Connector
SFF-8088 (B) SFF-8088 SFF-8087 SFF-8644 SFF-8643 SFF-8470 SFF-8484 SFF-8436 4 X SATA
SFF-8644 Info*   Info* Info* Info*     Info*  
SFF-8643 Info*   Info* Info* Info*        
SFF-8088 Info*   Info* Info*   Info* Info Info* Info
SFF-8087 Info* Info Info* Info* Info* Info Info   Info
SFF-8470 Info*           Info   Info
SFF-8484 Info*           Info*   Info
4 x SFF-8482 Info Info   Info Info Info Info    
4 x eSATA Info         Info      
4 x SATA Info Info Info Info Info Info Info    
4 x (E) SATA      Info            
4 x SFF-8088 Info     Info   Info   Info  
4 x SFF-8644       Info          
2 x SFF-8088 Info     Info   Info      
2 x SFF-8644       Info          
2 x SFF-8470 Info                


(E) Male SATA Extension connector

(B) Female SFF-8088 Connector with Bracket

*Bi-directional cable will work from either side as the host or device


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