IEC 62783-1:2023 specifies definitions, requirements and test methods of twinax cables used in digital communication systems: computer rooms, data centres, servers, etc. These cables are intended to be used indoors.
This document details the requirements and transmission characteristics for single twinax elements as well as multiple twinax elements within the same sheath, i.e. “twinax cable”. IEC 62783-1 ED2 is applicable to twinax cables and also twinax cable assemblies. This document is supplemented with family specifications that give additional requirements based on the specific application, for example, the minimum and maximum specified frequency of the cables.