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

The 15454-M-100G-ME-C CISCO module operates in the Band Full C spectrum with a nominal wavelength range of 1528.77 to 1566.72 nm, ensuring compatibility with various optical networks. It features low latency of 4 microseconds (Standard FEC) and a bit rate of 27.952 Gbaud ±20 ppm, optimized for high-speed data transmission. Designed for durability and efficiency, it consumes 125 W power, has an MTBF of 121,957 hours, and supports a wide operating temperature range from 0 °C to 40 °C.

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

  • What is the power requirement for the Band Full C?
    The power requirement is 125 W.
  • How many client port LEDs does the device feature?
    It features 1 client port LED.
  • What is the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) for this hardware?
    The MTBF is 121,957 hours.
  • Can you detail the operating temperature range for the Band Full C?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0 °C to 40 °C.
  • What is the latency of the Band Full C?
    The latency is 4 microseconds (standard FEC).
  • What type of connectors does the Band Full C use?
    It uses LC, duplex (shuttered) connectors for TX/RX.
  • What are the signal indicators available on the device?
    It has LEDs for Failure (FAIL), Active/Standby (ACT/STBY), and Signal Fail (SF).
  • What is the nominal wavelength range for the Band Full C?
    The nominal wavelength range is between 1528.77 and 1566.72 nm.
  • What safety class is the laser of the Band Full C?
    The laser safety class is Class 1.
  • What is the chromatic dispersion tolerance for the Band Full C?
    The chromatic dispersion tolerance is +/-70,000 ps/nm.

Product Review

The CISCO 15454-M-100G-ME-C offers notable performance in a compact form factor, with a weight of just 1.8 kg and a single-slot design, making it suitable for environments where space and power efficiency are critical. Its reliability is underscored by a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 121,957 hours, combined with low latency of 4 microseconds, ensuring minimal delay in data transmission. However, its operating temperature range is limited to 0-40 °C, which may restrict its deployment in environments with more extreme temperature variations.


The CISCO 15454-M-100G-ME-C is a high-performance module designed for advanced networking solutions. This product is engineered to support the full C band with precise specifications tailored for efficient and reliable network operations. It is equipped with a series of diagnostic and operational LEDs, including Failure (FAIL), Active/Standby (ACT/STBY), and Signal Fail (SF) indicators, alongside one client port LED and two DWDM port LEDs, offering immediate visual feedback on the module's status and network activity. At the heart of its design, the module demands a power supply of 125 W and is conveniently sized to fit into a single slot, making it a compact yet powerful addition to any networking setup. Weighing in at 1.8 kg, it is both lightweight and durable, designed for easy installation and long-term reliability. The Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) is rated at 121,957 hours, highlighting the device's reliability and longevity in operational environments. Performance-wise, the module boasts a low latency of 4 microseconds (Standard FEC), ensuring minimal delay in data transmission, critical for time-sensitive applications. It operates efficiently within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C and can withstand storage temperatures from -40 °C to 70 °C. Humidity tolerance ranges from a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 95%, allowing the module to perform reliably under varied environmental conditions. Key hardware specifications include a bit rate of 27.952 Gbaud ±20 ppm and support for automatic laser shutdown and restart in compliance with ITU-T G.664 (06/99) for enhanced safety and network integrity. The module operates over a nominal wavelength range between 1528.77 and 1566.72 nm, accommodating a wide spectrum of optical networking requirements. Connection interfaces are facilitated via LC, Duplex (shuttered) connectors, ensuring secure and efficient data transmission.
  • Minimum Required Optical Return Loss: 27 dB, ensuring high-quality signal transmission and reception.
  • Laser Safety: Classified as Class 1, guaranteeing user safety under all operating conditions.
  • Chromatic Dispersion Tolerance: +/-70,000 ps/nm, allowing the module to maintain signal integrity over long distances and through various media.
Furthermore, the module is designed to handle an overload of 0 dBm and supports a maximum receiver reflectance of 30 dB, indicative of its robust performance capabilities in diverse networking scenarios. In summary, the CISCO 15454-M-100G-ME-C stands out as a highly reliable, efficient, and versatile networking module. Its comprehensive range of features and specifications make it an ideal choice for organizations looking to enhance their network infrastructure with a solution that offers low latency, high bit rate, and exceptional performance across a broad operational temperature and humidity range.


Item NumberCISCO 15454-M-100G-ME-C
Indicator Lights for CardFailure (FAIL), Mode (Active/Standby - ACT/STBY), Signal Disruption (SF)
Client Port Indicator Count1
DWDM Port Indicator Count2
Energy Consumption125 Watts
Slot RequirementSingle
Mass1.8 kilograms
Expected Operational Lifespan121,957 Hours
Data Transmission Delay4 Microseconds (with Standard FEC)
Operational Temperature Range Low-end0 °C
Operational Temperature Range High-end40 °C
Storage Temperature Range Low-end-40 °C
Storage Temperature Range High-end70 °C
Humidity Range for Operation, Minimum5%
Humidity Range for Operation, Maximum95%
Transmission Speed27.952 Gbaud ±20 ppm
Laser Auto On/Off ComplianceITU-T G.664 (06/99)
Wavelength Range1528.77 to 1566.72 nm
Optical Connector StyleLC Duplex (with Shutter)
Optical Return Loss Minimum27 dB
Laser ClassificationClass 1
Dispersion Tolerance+/-70,000 ps/nm
Signal Overload Threshold0 dBm
Maximum Allowable Reflectance-30 dB

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