SCSI cables are used to establish high-speed connections and enable data transfers between small computers and peripherals like printers, optical disks and hard disks. The assemblies have moulded covers, which ensure stable connections between devices.
Foil or braided shields cover the assemblies to minimise interference. SCSI cable assemblies have either male to male, male to female or female to female connection configurations.
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Small Computer System Interface. The cables can also be known as a scuzzy cable.
The cables are used in numerous applications including audio video, networking and telecommunications. Some SCSI cables are specifically designed for usage in high-vibration environments like industrial factories or manufacturing plants. SCSI cables are also used for AXA and SATA disk drives.
The standard isn't so common today for consumer hardware devices however it can be found in some areas. Newer versions are USB attached SCSI (UAS) and Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
The type of SCSI cable assembly used is dependent on where the SCSI bus is located on the device. SCSI cable assemblies are used with various connector types including: