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Are you developing/testing 12Gb/s SAS products (SAS-3 specification)?  Fortunately there is a steadily increasing choice in test kit out there. Here is a quick list to help you find what you need.

If you have suggestions for additions to the list, please mail them in, or add them to the comments.

 

Analyzers/Generators/Jammers

 

SerialTek BusXpert Pro II

  • 12Gb SAS analyser
  • Windows/Linux support
  • 72GB Trace Buffer

 

JDSU Xgig 12 G SAS

  • 12Gb SAS Analyzer/Generator/Jammer
  • 16/32Gb Trace Memory

 

LeCroy SAS Sierra M124

  • 12Gb SAS Analyzer/Generator/Jammer
  • 16/32Gb Trace Memory

 

Switches/Splitters

 

BusXPert 12Gb SAS Signal Splitter

  • Analogue splitter for 12Gb SAS signals

  • Simultaneous output to mini SAS HD and 16 SMA jacks

 

Quarch 12Gb Mini SAS HD Switch

  • 12 port mini SAS HD switch
  • Automated connection between any ports
  • Signal forwarding to multiple ports

 

Cables/Breakouts/Adapters

 

SerialCables 12Gb HD Mini SAS Cables

  • Various types available

 

SerialCables HD Mini SAS T-card

  • SFF-8644 (lanes 0 and 1) to SFF-8680
  • Pins available for cable management/Active Power

 

Sierra Technologies 12Gb HD Mini SAS Cables

  • Various types available

 

Test Groups / Test Labs

 

UNH-IOL PlugFest

  • 12Gb Plugfest events held regularly, next scheduled for August 2015

 

 Granite River Labs

  • Standards Compliance and Cerification testing for many storage interfaces

 

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