MSA Compliant 40GBase-CU QSFP+ to QSFP+ direct attach cable (Active Copper, 0.5m). A MSA Compliant 40GBase-CU QSFP+ to QSFP+ twinax direct attached cable that operates over active copper, with a maximum reach of 0.50m (1.64ft). This twinax cable has been programmed, uniquely serialized, and data-traffic and application tested to ensure it is 100% compliant and functional. Our direct attached cable is built to comply with MSA (Multi-Source Agreement) standards. The actual part shipped may have a different part number, but will be functionally identical and 100% compatible. Trade Agreements Act (TAA) versions of this part are available.