The Fiber Optical Connectivity Specialists


Direct Attach Cables (DAC) and Active Optical Cables (AOC) are ideal in delivering and enabling ultra-fast and reliable networking architectures for short range situations such as within cabinets or datacentres. Due to their short range and fixed cable / transceiver design they offer high durability, provide low latency and deliver low power consumption. With extensive experience, a large range of stock, Pro Optix are the go to business for fibre optical solutions.


Direct Attach Copper
Passive & Active DAC

DAC Cables

Direct Attach Copper (DAC) offers a cost-effective and simple alternative to 10G, 25G and 100G fibre on short distances and is widely applied in the storage area network, data centres and high-performance computing connectivity.

The low power consumption and low latency proves the solution to be cost-effective. Available to order as passive and active, DAC can be ordered in any distance required within the technical limitations.

Active Optical Cables

AOC Cables

When you need an option that is suitable for longer distances than DAC can support, Active Optical Cables (AOC) is the perfect solution.

With many of the same benefits as DAC, such as low weight and low power consumption, AOC also offers durability in terms of bendable cable radius and superior simplicity in comparison to using a transceiver and fibre patch.

Optical peace of mind from Pro Optix

At Pro Optix, we do the due-diligence for you, ensuring all products are thoroughly tested and manufactured under ISO control, and meet the needs of your optical network. All our fiber optic transceivers comply with the Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) and just as all our stocked products, they are available for next day delivery.

100% Compatibility
100% Compatibility
Technical Support
On-site Support &
Technical Support
Next-Day Delivery
Extensive Stock /
Next-Day Delivery
ISO Certified
ISO Certified
Remote Transcoding
Remote Transcoding with
Updated Code Database

Flexible DAC & AOC –
Cross vendor connectivity /
bespoke lengths

DAC AOC Cables

Pro Optix compatible DAC & AOC cables are available for many compatible brands, including: Cisco, HP, Huawei, Brocade, Juniper, Alcatel-Lucent, Arista, Extreme and many more. Pro Optix can supply solutions connecting different vendor hardware, for example Cisco to Juniper. Pro Optix has a large standard range of cable lengths in stock, but if you have a specific requirement please liaise with the Pro Optix team so we can meet your needs, we are regularly working with bespoke solutions.

Cisco HP Huawei
Brocade Juniper Alcatel
Arista Extreme Dell
IBM Fortinet Intel
Fujitsu Avaya H3C
Allied D-Link Transmode

DAC AOC Cables

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Fibre Optical Solutions

Further information about our optical transceiver products can be found on our transceiver technical information page. Including a full compatible brand list, our due-diligence process, and CWDM / DWDM product selection tool.

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