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Product Line: Cisco OC48 Series
Product Type: Single Port Card
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Product Description

The 15454-O48E-1-46.1 CISCO features a port speed of 100 GHz and operates at a wavelength of 1548.51 nm for extended long reach applications. It supports a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps, uses a scrambled NRZ line code, and offers both terminal and facility loopback modes. This module includes an electro-absorption laser transmitter with a power range of 0 dBm to -2 dBm, an InGaAs APD photo detector receiver with a sensitivity from -9 dBm to -27 dBm, and complies with Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, and ITU-T G958 standards.

FAQs for the 15454-O48E-1-46.1

  • What is the port speed of the device?
    The port speed is 100 GHz.
  • How does the device handle line coding?
    It utilizes Scrambled NRZ as its line code.
  • What is the maximum output power of the transmitter?
    The maximum transmitter output power is 0 dBm.
  • What types of loopback modes are supported?
    The device supports both Terminal and Facility loopback modes.
  • Can you specify the receiver type used?
    The receiver type is an InGaAs APD Photo Detector.
  • What is the wavelength specification for this hardware?
    The wavelength is specified at 1548.51 nm.
  • What are the operating temperature limits of the device?
    The operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 55 °C.
  • What type of connectors does the line use?
    It uses SC connectors for line connections.
  • What compliance standards does the device adhere to?
    The device complies with Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, and ITU-T G958 standards.
  • What is the power consumption of the device?
    The power consumption is 24 W.

Product Review

The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-46.1 offers a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps, supporting high-capacity data transmission needs, making it suitable for extended long reach applications with its wavelength of 1548.51 nm and a link loss budget of 26 dB. However, its power consumption at 24 W and heat transmission rate of 82 BTU/hour could be a concern for environments aiming for high energy efficiency. Furthermore, it operates within a wide range of environmental conditions, but the maximum operating temperature of 55 °C may limit its deployment in hotter climates without adequate cooling solutions.


The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-46.1 is a high-capacity, optical networking service module designed to meet the rigorous demands of modern telecommunications networks. Equipped with advanced features and specifications, this module is engineered to provide high-speed data transmission over optical fiber networks. At the core of its functionality, the module offers a port speed of 100 GHz, ensuring rapid data transfer rates essential for high-bandwidth applications. It operates at a wavelength of 1548.51 nm, falling within the C-band, which is widely used in optical communications for its efficiency and reliability. One of the key specifications of this module is its extended long reach, capable of maintaining signal integrity over longer distances without significant degradation. This is supported by a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps, facilitating the swift movement of large volumes of data. For encoding, the CISCO 15454-O48E-1-46.1 utilizes a scrambled non-return to zero (NRZ) line code, which enhances signal integrity and reduces error rates. The module supports both terminal and facility loopback modes, allowing for comprehensive testing and troubleshooting. Connection to the optical line is achieved through SC line connectors, a standard interface in the industry known for its reliability and ease of use. The transmitter employs an electro-absorption laser, which is notable for its efficiency and the ability to modulate light directly at high speeds. The transmitter's output power ranges from 0 dBm to -2 dBm, ensuring optimal performance under various conditions. The receiver section of the module features an InGaAs APD photo detector, known for its sensitivity and speed, capable of operating effectively within a maximum receiver level of -9 dBm and a minimum of -27 dBm. This wide range ensures reliable data reception even at low signal strengths. Environmental resilience is another hallmark of this module, with an operating temperature range from -5 °C to 55 °C and humidity tolerance from 5% to 95% (non-condensing), ensuring reliability across a broad spectrum of conditions. Power consumption is modest at 24 W, with a current rating of 0.5 A and heat transmission rated at 82 BTU/Hour, indicating efficient energy use and minimal thermal output.
  • Eye Safety Compliance: The module meets Class I eye safety standards, ensuring safe operation and maintenance.
  • Link Loss Budget: With a minimum of 26 dB, the module can handle significant losses without impacting the quality of the optical link.
  • Line Compliance: It adheres to Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, and ITU-T G958 standards, ensuring compatibility and interoperability within global telecommunications networks.
Dimensionally, the module measures 12.65 x 0.716 x 9 inches, making it a compact solution that can be easily integrated into existing systems. In summary, the CISCO 15454-O48E-1-46.1 is a versatile and efficient optical service module designed for high-speed data transmission. Its comprehensive feature set and adherence to industry standards make it a valuable addition to any telecommunications infrastructure.


Item Number CISCO 15454-O48E-1-46.1
Channel Frequency 100 GHz
Optical Wavelength 1548.51 nm
Distance Capability Extended Long Distance
Bit Rate on Line 2488.320 Mbps
Encoding Format Scrambled Non-Return to Zero
Diagnostic Features Terminal and Facility Loopback
Optical Interface SC Connectors
Emission Device Electro-Absorption Modulated Laser
Highest Output Power of Transmitter 0 dBm
Lowest Output Power of Transmitter -2 dBm
Detection Device InGaAs Avalanche Photodiode Detector
Top Receiver Sensitivity -9 dBm
Lowest Receiver Sensitivity -27 dBm
Lowest Temperature for Operation -5 °C
Highest Temperature for Operation 55 °C
Minimum Humidity Level 5% (Non-Condensing)
Maximum Humidity Level 95% (Non-Condensing)
Energy Use 24 W
Electrical Current Specification 0.5 A
Thermal Output 82 BTU/Hour
Laser Safety Standard Class I
Minimum Optical Loss Tolerance 26 dB
Physical Dimensions 12.65 x 0.716 x 9 in.
Regulatory Compliance Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, ITU-T G958

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