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Product Line: Cisco ONS 15454 Series
Product Type: Shelf Control-Slot Filler Card
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Product Description

The 15454-M-T-FILLER for Cisco is designed for compatibility with Cisco ONS 15454 M6 and NCS2002 chassis, supporting slot compatibility for positions 1 to 6, 9, 12 to 17. It operates within a temperature range from -40 °C to 65 °C and a humidity range of 5% to 95% (noncondensing), ensuring reliable performance in various environmental conditions. This module facilitates networks with up to 20 nodes, supports 40 + 1 (OSC) C-band wavelengths scalable to 80, and 32 + 1 (OSC) L-band wavelengths scalable to 64, with an optical reach of up to 122 miles (195 km) for 16 channels in amplified point-to-point configurations.

FAQs for the 15454-M-T-FILLER

  • What is the minimum operating temperature for the Cisco ONS 15454 M6 and NCS2002 chassis compatible hardware?
    The minimum operating temperature is -40 °C.
  • Can the hardware be detected through CTC?
    Yes, the hardware is detectable through CTC.
  • What are the maximum operating humidity levels supported?
    The maximum operating humidity supported is 95% (Noncondensing).
  • What are the physical dimensions of the hardware?
    The hardware measures 12.65 inches in height, 0.716 inches in width, and 9 inches in depth.
  • What types of fan-tray assemblies are compatible?
    Compatible fan-tray assemblies include the CC-FTA, FTA3-T (ANSI), and FTA-48V (ETSI).
  • How many nodes per network does the hardware support?
    The hardware supports up to 20 nodes per network.
  • What is the maximum optical reach for 40 channels?
    The maximum optical reach for 40 channels is 106 miles (170 km).
  • What fiber types are supported by this hardware?
    Supported fiber types include Single-mode fiber (G.652, G.655, G.653).
  • How many card-level LED indicators does the hardware have?
    The hardware does not have any card-level LED indicators.
  • What is the wavelength spacing capability of the hardware?
    The wavelength spacing capability is 100 GHz, scalable to 50 GHz.

Product Review

The CISCO 15454-M-T-FILLER, designed for use in Cisco ONS 15454 M6 and NCS2002 chassis, offers a specific slot compatibility, enhancing flexibility for network engineers in configuring control card slots. However, the absence of card-level LED indicators may limit immediate visual diagnostics, potentially increasing troubleshooting time for network issues. Its wide operating temperature and humidity range, coupled with compatibility with various fan-tray assemblies and shelf versions, ensure reliability and adaptability in diverse environmental conditions.


The CISCO 15454-M-T-FILLER is a meticulously designed component, essential for ensuring seamless functionality within the Cisco ONS 15454 M6 and NCS2002 Chassis. This hardware element is known for its compatibility and efficiency in network management and operations, fitting into control card slots across a wide range of configurations, specifically slots 1 to 6, 9, and 12 to 17. It plays a crucial role in the broader Cisco optical networking system, contributing to the reliability and performance of the network infrastructure. Weighing just 0.4 lbs and with dimensions of 12.65 inches in height, 0.716 inches in width, and 9 inches in depth, the CISCO 15454-M-T-FILLER is designed for easy integration into existing setups without requiring significant space adjustments. Despite its compact size, it is engineered to operate efficiently across a broad range of environmental conditions, with an operating temperature range from -40 °C to 65 °C and humidity tolerance from 5% to 95% (noncondensing), ensuring reliable performance under varying climatic conditions. The device's operational capabilities are enhanced by its support for both C band and L band wavelengths, offering 40 + 1 (OSC) channels scalable to 80 in the C band and 32 + 1 (OSC) channels scalable to 64 in the L band, with a wavelength spacing of 100 GHz, scalable to 50 GHz. This flexibility in wavelength management allows for customized network configurations, optimizing the use of optical fibers and maximizing network capacity.
  • Optical reach extends to 106 miles (170 km) for 40 channels and 122 miles (195 km) for 16 channels in a single span, point-to-point configuration, amplified to support extensive network coverage.
  • The hardware supports up to 20 spans with a ring circumference of 1240 miles (2000 km), facilitating large-scale network deployments.
  • Designed for use with single-mode fiber types G.652, G.655, and G.653, it ensures compatibility with standard optical fiber infrastructures, enhancing its adaptability across various networking environments.
Although it does not feature card-level LED indicators, its detectability through CTC (Cisco Transport Controller) allows for efficient monitoring and management, seamlessly integrating into the broader Cisco management ecosystem. The CISCO 15454-M-T-FILLER is compatible with various shelf assemblies, including SA-HD, SA-HD-DDR, or SA-ETSI versions, and fan-tray assemblies like CC-FTA, FTA3-T (ANSI), or FTA-48V (ETSI), ensuring it fits into a wide range of network setups without the need for specialized infrastructure. With a capacity to support up to 20 nodes per network, this component is pivotal for expanding network capabilities, allowing for the deployment of extensive and complex optical networks. The hardware's design and specifications reflect a deep understanding of networking requirements, ensuring that it not only meets but exceeds the expectations for high-performance networking components in modern optical networks.


Part Number and Manufacturer CISCO 15454-M-T-FILLER
Detection Capability Identifiable via CTC
Lowest Operating Temperature -40 °C
Highest Operating Temperature 65 °C
Operating Humidity Minimum 5% (Noncondensing)
Operating Humidity Maximum 95% (Noncondensing)
Dimensions (H x W x D) 12.65 in. x 0.716 in. x 9 in.
Mass 0.4 lbs
Compatible Slots Slots 1-6, 9, 12-17
Presence of Card-Level LED Indicators Absent
Intended Use For Control Card Slots in Cisco ONS 15454 M6 and NCS2002 Frames
Compatible Shelf Assemblies SA-HD, SA-HD-DDR, SA-ETSI
Compatible Fan-Tray Assemblies CC-FTA, FTA3-T (ANSI), FTA-48V (ETSI)
Maximum Nodes per Network 20
C-band Wavelengths 40 + 1 (OSC), expandable to 80
L-band Wavelengths 32 + 1 (OSC), expandable to 64
Wavelength Interval 100 GHz, expandable to 50 GHz
Optical Range with 40 Channels (Single Span, Point-to-Point, Amplified) 106 miles (170 km)
Optical Range with 16 Channels (Single Span, Point-to-Point, Amplified) 122 miles (195 km)
Span Count 20
Maximum Ring Length 1240 miles (2000 km)
Supported Fiber Types Single-mode fiber (G.652, G.655, G.653)

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