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Product Line: Cisco Series
Product Type: Tunable LC DWDM Trunk Card
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Product Description

The 15454-M-100G-LC-C Cisco module operates within the Band Full C spectrum, with a nominal wavelength range of 1528.77 to 1566.72 nm, and supports a bit rate of 27.952 Gbaud ±20 ppm. It features LC, Duplex (Shuttered) connectors for TX/RX, adheres to ITU-T G.664 (06/99) standards for automatic laser shutdown and restart, and is designed for a single slot with a power consumption of 125 W. The module has a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 121,957 hours, operates between 0 °C and 40 °C, and maintains a latency of 4 microseconds with standard FEC.

FAQs for the 15454-M-100G-LC-C

  • What is the power requirement for Band Full C?
    The power requirement is 125 W.
  • How many client port LEDs does the device feature?
    The device features 1 client port LED.
  • Can you detail the operating temperature range for this hardware?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0 °C to 40 °C.
  • What is the bit rate supported by Band Full C?
    The supported bit rate is 27.952 Gbaud ±20 ppm.
  • What kind of connectors does the Band Full C use?
    It uses LC, Duplex (Shuttered) connectors for TX/RX.
  • How does the Band Full C handle laser safety?
    It complies with ITU-T G.664 (06/99) for automatic laser shutdown and restart, ensuring Laser Safety Class 1.
  • What is the mean time between failures (MTBF) for this device?
    The MTBF is 121,957 hours.
  • What chromatic dispersion tolerance is supported by the Band Full C?
    The chromatic dispersion tolerance is +/-70,000 ps/nm.
  • What is the nominal wavelength range for the Band Full C?
    The nominal wavelength range is between 1528.77 and 1566.72 nm.
  • How many DWDM port LEDs are included?
    There are 2 DWDM port LEDs included.

Product Review

The Cisco 15454-M-100G-LC-C module offers high performance with its low latency of 4 microseconds and reliability, indicated by an MTBF of 121,957 hours, catering to demanding network environments. However, its operational temperature range is limited to 0-40 °C, potentially restricting deployment in extreme conditions. Additionally, the module's power consumption of 125W may be a consideration for energy-efficient operations, despite its advanced features such as automatic laser shutdown and restart for safety compliance.


The Cisco 15454-M-100G-LC-C module is a high-capacity, dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) network solution designed to facilitate efficient and high-speed data transmission over optical fiber networks. This module operates within the full C-band spectrum, specifically between 1528.77 nm and 1566.72 nm wavelengths, making it versatile for a wide range of DWDM networking applications. Key hardware specifications of the Cisco 15454-M-100G-LC-C include: - A nominal bit rate of 27.952 Gbaud ±20 ppm, ensuring fast and reliable data transmission. - A single-slot module design, optimizing space within the network infrastructure while delivering high performance. - Enhanced signal integrity supported by a standard Forward Error Correction (FEC) latency of 4 microseconds. - Dual LC duplex shuttered connectors for both transmit (TX) and receive (RX) functions, providing secure and efficient optical connections. - Compliance with the ITU-T G.664 (06/99) automatic laser shutdown and restart requirements, enhancing network safety and reliability. - A power consumption of 125 W, balancing high-performance capabilities with energy efficiency. The module's operational temperature range is from 0 °C to 40 °C, with a storage temperature range extending from -40 °C to 70 °C. This wide temperature range ensures reliable operation in various environmental conditions. The module also maintains performance within a relative humidity range of 5% to 95%, non-condensing, further underscoring its adaptability to different operating environments. The Cisco 15454-M-100G-LC-C boasts a Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) of 121,957 hours, indicating a high level of reliability and longevity in network operations. Its compact design, weighing only 1.8 kg, allows for efficient use of space in networking racks or cabinets. Additional technical highlights include: - Chromatic dispersion tolerance of +/-70,000 ps/nm, accommodating a wide range of optical transmission distances and conditions. - A minimum required optical return loss of 27 dB and a maximum receiver reflectance of -30 dB, ensuring excellent signal quality and minimal transmission errors. - A laser safety class 1 designation, confirming the module's safe operation within network environments. - An overload optical power threshold of 0 dBm and automatic adjustments for laser power levels to maintain optimal performance. The module is equipped with several indicator LEDs to provide status information at a glance, including:
  • Failure (FAIL), indicating operational issues.
  • Active/Standby (ACT/STBY), showing the current operational state.
  • Signal Fail (SF), alerting to signal transmission problems.
Furthermore, the module features one client port LED and two DWDM port LEDs, offering immediate visual feedback on the status of each port. In summary, the Cisco 15454-M-100G-LC-C is a sophisticated optical networking module that delivers high-speed data transmission capabilities, operational reliability, and efficient use of network infrastructure space. Its comprehensive feature set and adherence to international safety and performance standards make it a compelling choice for modern DWDM networking requirements.


Part Number and ManufacturerCisco 15454-M-100G-LC-C
Indicator Lights for CardFAIL (Failure), ACT/STBY (Active/Standby), SF (Signal Fail)
Client Port Indicator Count1
DWDM Port Indicator Count2
Energy Consumption125 W
Slot Requirement1
Mass1.8 kg
Mean Time Between Failures121,957 Hours
Transmission Delay4 Microseconds (Standard FEC)
Operational Temperature Range Low0 °C
Operational Temperature Range High40 °C
Storage Temperature Range Low-40 °C
Storage Temperature Range High70 °C
Humidity Range Low5%
Humidity Range High95%
Transmission Speed27.952 Gbaud ±20 ppm
Laser Safety ProtocolITU-T G.664 (06/99)
Wavelength Range1528.77 to 1566.72 nm
Connection InterfaceLC, Duplex (Shuttered)
Optical Return Loss Minimum27 dB
Laser ClassificationClass 1
Dispersion Tolerance+/-70,000 ps/nm
Input Overload0 dBm
Max Receiver Reflectance30 dB

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