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8-Port Serial GPIM Hardware Specifications


Table 1 lists the hardware specifications of the 8-Port Serial Gigabit-Backplane Physical Interface Module (GPIM).

Table 1: 8-Port Serial GPIM Hardware Specifications



Dimensions (H x W x L)

0.756 in. x 6.723 in. x 8.234 in.

(1.921 cm x 17.079 cm x 20.916 cm)


16.6 oz (0.470 kg)

Connector type

Two dual stacked 136-pin VHDCI connectors. Custom cables are used to connect from VHDCI connector to data terminal equipment (DTE) or data circuit-terminating equipment (DCE)

Form factor

Single-high, single-wide GPIM

Environmental operating temperature

32°F through 104°F (0°C through 40°C)

Storage temperature

-40°F through 158°F (-40°C through 70°C)

Relative humidity

5% to 90% noncondensing


Up to 10,000 ft (3,000 m)