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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 4500E Series
Product Type: Modular Access Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $567.00
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$0.00 - $567.00
Current price $567.00
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Product Description

The WSC4510RE features 10 total expansion slots, including 8 line-card slots and two dedicated supervisor engine slots (5 and 6), supporting redundancy and compatibility with Supervisor Engines V-10GE, 6-E, 7-E, and 8-E. It offers maximum PoE of 1500W for slots 1 and 2 and 750W for slots 3, 4, and 7-10, with a bandwidth scalability of up to 48 Gbps per line-card slot. This 14U rack-mountable device supports both AC and DC input power, has two power supply bays, and supports redundant power supplies, ensuring continuous operation and flexibility in power management.

Key Feature for the WSC4510RE

  • What is the total number of expansion slots available?
    There are 10 total expansion slots.
  • How many line-card slots does the device feature?
    The device includes 8 line-card slots.
  • Can you detail the supervisor engine slots on this model?
    This model has 2 supervisor engine slots, specifically dedicated to slot numbers 5 and 6.
  • Is supervisor engine redundancy supported?
    Yes, supervisor engine redundancy is supported.
  • What supervisor engines are compatible with this device?
    Compatible supervisor engines include the V-10GE, 6-E, 7-E, and 8-E models.
  • What is the maximum Power over Ethernet (PoE) available per slot?
    Maximum PoE is 1500W for slots 1 and 2, and 750W for slots 3, 4, and 7-10.
  • How does bandwidth scalability vary across line-card slots?
    Bandwidth scalability can reach up to 48 Gbps on all slots.
  • What are the power supply options for this device?
    The device supports both AC and DC input power across 2 power supply bays.
  • Does the device support integrated PoE?
    Yes, integrated Power over Ethernet (PoE) is supported.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of the device?
    The device measures 24.35 inches in height, 17.31 inches in width, and 12.50 inches in depth, with an approximate weight of 54.50lb.

Product Review

The Cisco WSC4510RE offers significant flexibility with its 10 total expansion slots, including 8 line-card slots and the option for supervisor engine redundancy, supporting a range of supervisor engines (V-10GE, 6-E, 7-E, and 8-E). This flexibility is further enhanced by its power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities, providing up to 1500W on slots 1 and 2, and up to 750W on slots 3, 4, and 7-10, catering to high-power needs across multiple slots. However, the chassis size and weight (24.35" in height, 17.31" in width, 12.50" in depth, and approximately 54.50lb) might pose installation and space challenges in more compact networking environments.


The Cisco WSC4510RE is a versatile and scalable networking solution designed to meet the demands of enterprise and service provider networks. It features a comprehensive set of hardware specifications that enable high performance, reliability, and power efficiency. With a focus on expansion and flexibility, this platform supports a wide range of applications and services. At the core of the WSC4510RE are its expansion capabilities, highlighted by 10 total expansion slots. This includes 8 line-card slots and 2 dedicated supervisor engine slots, specifically slots 5 and 6, which are reserved for supervisor engine redundancy, enhancing the system's reliability and uptime. The device supports several supervisor engines, including the V-10GE, 6-E, 7-E, and 8-E models, allowing for a tailored approach to network demands.
  • Supervisor engine redundancy ensures continuous operation and network availability.
  • Integrated Power over Ethernet (PoE) capability provides up to 1500W of power per slot on slots 1 and 2 and 750W on slots 3, 4, and 7-10, enabling direct power supply to connected devices without the need for additional cabling.
  • Bandwidth scalability per line-card slot reaches up to 48 Gbps, ensuring high-speed data transmission across all slots.
Power supply features are robust, with the WSC4510RE housing 2 power supply bays and supporting both AC and DC input power, along with redundant power supply options. This ensures that the system remains operational even in the event of a power supply failure, critical for maintaining network integrity. The physical dimensions of the WSC4510RE make it suitable for standard rack mounting, with compatibility for both 19-inch and 23-inch racks (option for 23-inch). It stands at 24.35 inches in height, with a width of 17.31 inches and a depth of 12.50 inches. The device weighs approximately 54.50 pounds and fits in a 14U rack space, making it an efficient use of data center real estate. Furthermore, the form factor of the WSC4510RE is rack-mountable, emphasizing its design for easy integration into existing network infrastructures. The presence of a PoE (RJ-45) Port adds to its versatility, allowing for direct connection and power supply to PoE-enabled devices. This feature, combined with a minimum requirement for power supplies, ensures that the device can be tailored to meet the specific power needs of the network it supports. In conclusion, the Cisco WSC4510RE stands out as a powerful, scalable, and flexible networking solution. Its comprehensive set of features and specifications make it well-suited for a wide range of network environments, from enterprise data centers to service provider facilities, ensuring high performance, reliability, and efficiency in handling network operations.


Part Number and ManufacturerCisco WSC4510RE
Total Expansion Slots Available10
Number of Slots for Line-Cards8
Slots for Supervisor Engines23
Slots Reserved for Supervisor Engines5, 6
Capability for Supervisor Engine DuplicationYes
Supported Supervisor EnginesV-10GE, 6-E, 7-E, 8-E
Max Power over Ethernet (PoE) Capability per Slot1500W for slots 1, 2; 750W for slots 3, 4, 7-10
Scalable Bandwidth per Line-Card SlotMaximum 48 Gbps
Power Supply Units Slots2
Support for AC Power InputYes
Support for DC Power InputYes
Integrated Support for PoEYes
19-inch Rack Mounting OptionFront
23-inch Rack Mounting OptionFront (optional)
Height24.35 inches
Width17.31 inches
Depth12.50 inches
Approximate Weight54.50 lb
Rack Units (RU) Compatibility14U
Installation TypeRack-mountable
Primary Power SourcePower Supply
Support for Redundant Power SupplyYes
Presence of PoE (RJ-45) PortYes
Requirement for Minimum Number of Power SuppliesYes

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