Item number: JG331A-BL

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JG331A compatible to HPE 40G QSFP to 4xSFP+ Direct Attach Cable, 40GBase-CR4 / 4x10GBASE-CR, 5 Meter, 26 AWG - Original BlueLAN© SC253501K5M26
179,99 €
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Must be manufactured. Ready for shipment in 7 days
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Shipping time: 7 Working Days

1000+ x Raw material in stock
Compatible with
Category: Direct Attach Cable QSFP Breakout
Shipping weight: 0,26 Kg
Product weight: 0,25 Kg
DAC-Reach: 5 Meter
Original-Vendor: HPE
DAC-Connector-A: QSFP
DAC-Connector-B: 4xSFP+
Speed: 40G
Wire-Gauge: 26 AWG
Main-Application: 40GBase-CR4 / 4x10GBASE-CR
MSA-Standard: QSFP Breakout DAC
Cable-Construction: passive
Temperature Range: 0°C to +70°C

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What is a Compatible JG331A?

Compatible JG331A are an equivalent solution for overpriced original JG331A from HPE, which primarily serve as a margin product for the manufacturer, filling the pockets of the company at your expense. As today's standard for the transmission of electrical signals in a network, for example in a data center, compatible HPE JG331A Direct Attach Cables (DAC) provide a way to build high-availability connections in high-speed networks on short distances without having to compromise the arbitrary HPE price policy of the large world conglomerates. A HPE compatible JG331A offers the same range of functions as an original JG331A and differs only in the product label. The technical set-up of HPE compatible JG331A and of original JG331A is the same as defined by MSA standards. Only the quality of the installed components can vary. HPE compatible JG331A from the brand BlueLAN use only high-quality brand cables (such as Belden, Molex or TE Connectivity) and high-quality ICs (such as Maxim Integrated or Netlogic) and therefore have the same quality or even a better quality as the original JG331A from HPE. If you are not yet familiar with compatible HPE JG331A, please let us know. You can request a test sample from to try out a compatible HPE JG331A product in your system.

Benefits of a Compatible JG331A

JG331A DACs are special industrial products which, as a compatible variant, should only be obtained from a specialist in order to benefit from the following advantages of compatible JG331A.

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Low Cost

JG331A DACs from HPE cost a lot more in comparison to compatible JG331A. Depending on the model, well-known products are 50% to 1000% more expensive than compatible JG331A from third-party suppliers. Depending on the number of ports required this can quickly increase the cost of a network. In this case, however, it is important not to purchase any compatible JG331A junk products where the quality suffers during the production or already during the product design process which leads to link errors or complete failures of a connection after a short period of use. But even long-life compatible JG331A with high-quality components like the compatible JG331A of the BlueLAN brand from, which have an above-average lifetime compared to compatible JG331A no-name products or conventional compatible JG331A brand products, cost only a fraction of the price of original JG331A.

Standardized Production

By setting standards and norms for JG331A DACs in the internationally appointed Multi-Source Agreement (MSA), compatible JG331A can be designed to meet the exact specifications for an exact fit of the compatible JG331A, the correct design of the compatible JG331A and the exact operation of the compatible JG331A. Depending on the choice of the internal installed components, compatible JG331A can be just as qualitative as the original JG331A. There is therefore no risk of incompatibilities when using compatible JG331A insofar the MSA standards are applied. In addition, compatible JG331A meet all industrial standards, norms and communications regulations. Compatible JG331A of the brand BlueLAN from meet all specifications and reach or even exceed all standards.

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Compatible Programming

Compatible JG331A must be adapted for the use in its hardware, so that the compatible JG331A can be recognized correctly and the hardware does not deny working with the compatible JG331A. Incorrect programming can lead to functional restrictions as well as a complete lack of function. It is therefore advisable to look for a trusted supplier for the acquisition of compatible JG331A, who have the appropriate know-how and, if you are concerned, provide a test sample of the desired compatible JG331A.

Long Warranty Periods

Some manufacturers do offer limited warranty periods on original products, usually about one year. Others offer life-long warranty periods. However, this lifetime refers to the time while the product is officially offered. If this is terminated as End of Life (EOL) product, the warranty expires. What this says about the real lifetime of a product is left to your imagination. Compatible JG331A of the brand BlueLAN, on the other hand, have a warranty period of 5 years and an average life expectancy of 10 years with continuous individual support from In the unexpectedly occurring event of a fault of the compatible JG331A you will always receive a corresponding exchange cable for your compatible JG331A within the guarantee period.

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Special products

Some cable variants are not available in certain manufacturers' portfolios. Compatible JG331A can be adapted in such a way that even cable types with other specifications which are not officially supported by the manufacturer can be used to enable special applications or higher ranges. Compatible JG331A of the brand BlueLAN from are 100% compatible, are MSA and RoHS compliant, have an above average lifetime and are available for more than 165 different vendors.

Disadvantages of a Compatible JG331A

Compatible JG331A from offer no disadvantages in terms of quality, processing and operation compared to original JG331A. However, if you only pay attention to the price when buying compatible JG331A, you can be surprised badly and cause big problems.

Poor processing - There are manufacturing companies for compatible JG331A, mostly in China, which do not respect the MSA standards during the production process and therefore flood the market with compatible JG331A products that lack precision, show incompatibilities, cause hardware damage or are simply sloppily manufactured and thus endangering security. Since you cannot notice this by just looking at the compatible JG331A product, you may experience a bad awakening after a few weeks of operation, if not already immediately after commissioning.

Toxic Substances in JG331A - If the production of compatible JG331A is not observed to comply with valid industrial and environmental standards, this will lead to a risk to life and limb for you and your employees. Lead and other toxins are used in unclean production processes for compatible JG331A, what is strictly prohibited according to RoHS guidelines.

In order to save costs, in addition to saving on know-how of compatible JG331A and endangering our environment, saving on certifications such as ISO9001 or non-compliance with work laws and work standards are other aspects on how to minimize the total price of a compatible JG331A product. For this reason, caution should be exercised in the case of cheap offers from compatible JG331A or vendors that say things they cannot comply with afterwards, what will be revealed firstly when problems occur while using the compatible JG331A for a time.

Is a Compatible JG331A as good as an Original?

Yes and No. We cannot answer this question in general. Compatible JG331A from do not have any disadvantages compared to original JG331A. Nowadays, there are many compatible JG331A that are not even worth the low price they cost. Quickly, the cost of maintenance increases and the savings from buying the compatible JG331A from the beginning disappear more than quickly. Even if malfunctions or errors do not necessarily occur immediately when using compatible JG331A, inferior compatible JG331A can already lead to this in a short time. Reasons for this are poor processing, failure to comply with standards and norms and, above all, the use of cables and ICs from Asian manufacturers, in the worst case from China, which have not been able, as of now, to match the quality of traditional companies for transmission technology from the US by far. As with any electronic component, this is naturally reflected in the quality of the compatible JG331A product, its longevity and, of course, in the price.

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Does a Compatible JG331A Void the Warranty of My HPE Hardware?

No. The use of compatible JG331A in HPE hardware does not void or compromise the warranty of the hardware. Since networks are becoming increasingly heterogeneous and many products from different manufacturers are used, it is only natural for JG331A not to be bound to one manufacturer. In so far as you use qualitative compatible JG331A, it is also not possible that a defect of the hardware can be caused by a JG331A that does not have its own current source.

5 Jahre Garantie auf BlueLAN
Each BlueLAN SC253501K5M26 QSFP to 4xSFP+ DAC Direct Attach Cable is covered by a 5-year functional warranty from CBO.

Lebenslanger Support
For the entire product lifetime, you will always receive technical support via e-mail and telephone.

Austausch am nächsten Werktag
The CBO Advance Exchange will include a free shipping of replacement cables from the next business day.

How Quick is the Shipping Process of a Compatible JG331A from always has large stocks of compatible JG331A for over 165 manufacturers and can also react quickly and reliably to projects. If you need short term delivery for a compatible JG331A, you can order parts in stock at up to 4p.m.. The compatible JG331A are shipped in cooperation with the shipping service provider UPS. Through various shipping options it is possible to get the compatible JG331A products already at 9a.m. on the next working day. Compatible JG331A products that are not in stock are usually available in 3-5 business days. If you have an urgent need of compatible JG331A, please contact the support. We can maybe prioritize your demand and shorten the delivery time for your compatible JG331A.

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