USB 3.0 Console Breakout Cable

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Use the USB 3.0 Console Breakout Cable to connect external I/O devices to a compute node. The USB 3.0 Console Breakout Cable connects through the USB 3.0 Console Breakout Cable connector on the front of each compute node (see Compute node). The USB 3.0 Console Breakout Cable has connectors for a display device (video), a USB 3.2 Gen 1 connector for a USB keyboard or mouse, and a serial port connector.

The following illustration identifies the connectors and components on the USB 3.0 Console Breakout Cable.

Figure 1. Connectors and components on the USB 3.0 Console Breakout Cable
Connectors and components on the USB 3.0 Console Breakout Cable
Table 1. Connectors and components on the USB 3.0 Console Breakout Cable
1 Serial port connector 4 Captive screws
2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 connector 5 To USB 3.0 Console Breakout Cable connector
3 VGA connector