16G Fibre Channel
PCIe 3.0 Dual-Port Host Bus Adapter
The PCI Express (PCIe) 3.0 LPe16000B 16Gb Fibre Channel (16GFC) Host Bus Adapter (HBA) provides outstanding input/output operations per second (IOPS) performance—20% more than other 16GFC HBAs, plus lightning fast response times and 4x better IOPS performance per watt making it the clear choice for the toughest virtualized, cloud and mission critical deployments. With almost 1.2 million IOPS, it is ideally suited for FC connectivity to solid state disks (SSDs) and new multi-core processors. Its advanced management functionality can shave days off installing and managing adapters. The LightPulse® dual-port LPe16002B feature the Emulex bullet-proof driver-stack, backward compatibility to 4GFC and 8GFC HBAs and rock-solid reliability with a heritage that spans back to the first generation of Fibre Channel to today’s 16GFC HBAs. Emulex is trusted by data centers the world-over, with more than 12 million HBA ports shipped and installed to date.
Proven Design, Architecture and Interface
The Emulex LightPulse highly integrated multi-processor design minimizes onboard components to improve host performance and efficiency. Advanced error-checking features ensure the integrity of block data as it traverses the storage area network (SAN). Emulex’s firmware based architecture enables feature and performance upgrades without costly hardware changes.
The unique 4th Generation Service Level Interface (SLI™) allows use of a common driver across all models of Emulex HBAs on a given operating system (OS) platform. Installation and management facilities are designed to minimize server reboots and further simplify deployment.
Powerful Management Software for Maximum Data Center Efficiency
The Emulex OneCommand® Manager enterprise-class management application features a multi-protocol, cross-platform architecture, that provides centralized management of all adapters provided by Emulex. This enables IT administrators to manage network connectivity with one tool for maximum efficiency.
The LPe16000B also features:
OneCommand® Manager plug-in for VMware vCenter Server—enables comprehensive control of Fibre Channel HBAs and network (FCoE, iSCSI and TCP/IP NIC) connectivity solutions provided by Emulex from VMware’s vCenter Server management console.
The LPe16000B series is powered by the XE201 converged fabric controller and consists of an eight-lane (x8) PCIe 3.0 bus (backward compatibility to PCIe 2.0 supported)
Current ANSI/IETF Standards: FC-PI-4; FC-PI-5; FC-FS-2 with amendment 1; FC-AL-2 with amendments 1 and 2; FC-LS-2; FC-GS-6; FC-DA; FC-SP-2; FCP-4; FC-MJS; FC-SB-4; FC-SP; SPC-4; SBC-3; SSC-3; RFC4338
Legacy ANSI/IETF standards: FC-PH; FC-PH-2; FC-PH-3; FC-PI; FC-PI-2; FC-FS; FC-AL; FC-GS-2/3/4/5; FCP; FCP-2; FC-SB-2; FC-FLA; FC-HBA; FC-PLDA; FC-TAPE; FC-MI; SPC-3; SBC-2; SSC-2; RFC2625
PCIe base spec 3.0
PCIe card electromechanical spec 3.0
Fibre Channel class 2 and 3
PHP hot plug-hot swap
Single-port (LPe16000B) or dual-port (LPe16002B)
Supports 16GFC, 8GFC and 4GFC link speeds, automatically negotiated
Supports up to 2 FC ports at 16GFC max (dual-port model)
Integrated data buffer and code space memory
Comprehensive OS & Hypervisor Support
Additional support is available from OEMs and partners
PowerPC, SPARC, x86, x64 and Intel Itanium 64-bit processor family
Data rates: 14.025 Gb/s (1600Mb/s); 8.5 Gb/s (800Mb/s); 4.25 Gb/s (400 Mb/s) (auto-detected)
Optics: Short wave lasers with LC type connector
Cable: Operating at 16Gb
15m at 16Gb on 62.5/125 μm OM1 MMF
35m at 16Gb on 50/125 μm OM2 MMF
100m at 16Gb on 50/125 μm OM3 MMF
125m at 16Gb on 50/125 μm OM4 MMF
Short, low profile MD2 form factor card
167.64mm x 68.91mm (6.60” x 2.71”)
Standard bracket (low profile available)
Power & Environmental Requirements
Power supply 1.8V, 1.2V, 0.9V
Volts: +3.3, +12
Operating temperature: 0° to 55° C (32° to 131° F)
Storage temperature: -40° to 70° C (-40° to 158° F)
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
23° C wet bulb
Agency and Safety Approvals
FCC Part 15, Subpart B, Class A (U.S.)
ICES-003 Class A (Canada)
VCCI Class A (Japan)
CE Mark (EU), consisting of:
EN55022:2006 +A1, Class A
AS/NZS CISPR22:2006 Class A
CISPR 22:2005+A1 (International)
KCC (formally MIC), Class A with latest RRL notices (Korea)
BSMI Class A (Taiwan)
UL 60950-1:2001 (cURus – U.S.)
CSA 22.2 No 60950-1-03 (cURus - Canada)
TUV Bauart certified to EN60950-1:2001
CB Report and Certificate to IEC 60950-1:2001 (International)
Dimethyl Fumarate (DMF) restrictions in packaging, ref. EU Decision 2010/251/EC:
EU RoHS Compliant (Directive 2002/95/EC)
China RoHS Compliant
Doubling the maximum FC link rate from 8GFC to 16GFC and enhanced virtualization capabilities, help support IT “green” initiatives.
Frame-level multiplexing and out-of-order frame reassembly increases link efficiency and maximizes HBA performance.
Data Protection Features
End-to-end data protection with hardware parity, CRC, ECC and other advanced error checking and correcting algorithms ensure data is safe from corruption.
Enhanced silent data corruption protection provided by T10 Protection Information (T10 PI) with high performance offload. T10 PI provides additional protection against corruption in Oracle Unbreakable Linux environments.
Deployment and Management Features
Universal boot capability allows the appropriate boot environment to be automatically selected for any given hardware.
Boot from SAN capability reduces system management costs and increases uptime.
Detailed, real-time event logging and tracing enables quick diagnosis of SAN problems.
Beaconing feature flashes the HBA LEDs, simplifying their identification within server racks.
Environmental monitoring feature helps optimize SAN availability.
The Emulex OneCommand Manager application enables centralized discovery, monitoring, reporting, and administration of HBAs and UCNAs provided by Emulex on local and remote hosts. Powerful automation capabilities facilitate remote driver parameter, firmware and boot code upgrades.
Advanced diagnostic features, such as adapter port beaconing and adapter statistics, help optimize management and network performance, while the environmental monitoring feature helps to maintain optimum host-to-fabric connections. In addition to the GUI interface, management functions can also be performed via a scriptable Command Line Interface (CLI) as well as a web browser.
Emulex’s management instrumentation complies to open management standards, such as SMI-S and common HBA API support, which enables seamless upward integration into enterprise storage and server management solutions.
| Stock code || SCeF1600B2|
| Brand || Broadcom|
| Series || LightPulse FCAL|
| Model || LPe16002B-M6|
| Type || FCAL 16gbit, PCI-Express-v3.0-x8, 2-Channel, Optical|
| ROHS || Y|
| Min Qty || 5|
| Date added || 01/10/2012|
LPe16002B-M6 Spec Information
| Guarantee || 3yr|
| OS Support - Windows || Windows Hyper-V, Windows Server|
| OS Support - Linux || Linux|
| OS Support - Other || Solaris, VMware vSphere|
LPe16002B-M6 Spec Connections
|FCAL||FCAL Optical LC||External||2|
| Speed/RPM || Fibre Channel 16Gb/s|
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