Internal to External multilane SAS cables (also Mini SAS and HD Mini SAS cables) will connect your internal HBAs, RAID controllers, expanders or adapters with external SAS enclosures. This is the preferred method for signal integrity as opposed to using internal to external adapters. Another use case is connecting an external expander, controller or HBA connector to your internal drives, but for that scenario SAS adapters are a more convenient choice
Please note that SFF-8484 to SFF-8087 cables and any SAS cables that terminate in a SATA connector on one end are directional. We mark the controller/HBA/expander end as "Host" and hard drive/backplane end as "Device".
These cables are high quality, 6gbps rated and proven reliable. Many are available in large quantities. Not sure what cabling or adapter is right for your situation? We answer these questions all the time via phone, chat or email - contact us. We particularly advise checking with us if you are purchasing adapters, as there are quite a few details to consider based on your application.
SAS cables grouped by connector type:
SFF-8643, SFF-8644, SFF-8087, SFF-8088, SFF-8482, SFF-8484, SFF-8470
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