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

The 15454-O48E-1-48.5 is equipped with a 100 GHz port speed and operates at a wavelength of 1546.12 nm, designed for extended long reach with a 2488.320 Mbps line bit rate. It features a scrambled NRZ line code, supports both terminal and facility loopback modes, and connects via SC line connectors. This module utilizes an electro-absorption laser transmitter with a maximum output power of 0 dBm, and an InGaAs APD photo detector receiver, capable of handling a receiver level up to -27 dBm, while adhering to Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, and ITU-T G958 standards.

FAQs for the 15454-O48E-1-48.5

  • What is the port speed of the networking hardware?
    The port speed is 100 GHz.
  • What wavelength does the part use?
    The wavelength used is 1546.12 nm.
  • Can this device support extended long reach connections?
    Yes, it is designed for extended long reach.
  • What is the line bit rate?
    The line bit rate is 2488.320 Mbps.
  • What type of line code does the hardware utilize?
    It utilizes Scrambled NRZ line code.
  • Are there multiple loopback modes available?
    Yes, it supports both terminal and facility loopback modes.
  • What type of line connectors are used?
    SC connectors are used for line connections.
  • Describe the transmitter type and its output power range.
    The transmitter is an Electro-Absorption Laser with an output power range of 0 dBm to -2 dBm.
  • What receiver type is implemented, and what is its sensitivity range?
    An InGaAs APD Photo Detector is used, with a sensitivity range from -9 dBm to -27 dBm.
  • What are the operating temperature and humidity ranges?
    The operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 55 °C, and humidity can vary between 5% (Non-Condensing) and 95% (Non-Condensing).

Product Review

The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-48.5 offers a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps and operates at a wavelength of 1546.12 nm, catering to extended long reach applications with a link loss budget of 26 dB, which is advantageous for long-distance optical networking. However, its power consumption of 24 W and heat transmission rate of 82 BTU/hour may pose challenges in environments with limited cooling or power efficiency requirements. The device supports both terminal and facility loopback modes and adheres to multiple compliance standards, including Telcordia and ITU-T, ensuring its compatibility and reliability in diverse networking scenarios.


The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-48.5 is a specialized networking hardware component designed to facilitate high-speed data transmission over optical fiber networks. This device operates at a port speed of 100 GHz, with a wavelength of 1546.12 nm, making it suitable for extended long-reach applications. It supports a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps, utilizing a scrambled NRZ line code for efficient data encoding. One of the key features of this module is its loopback capabilities, including both terminal and facility modes, allowing for versatile testing and troubleshooting of network connections. The hardware is equipped with SC line connectors, ensuring compatibility with standard optical fiber interfaces. The transmitter employs an electro-absorption laser, capable of achieving a maximum output power of 0 dBm and a minimum output power of -2 dBm. This ensures optimal signal strength over extended distances. The receiver component of the CISCO 15454-O48E-1-48.5 utilizes an InGaAs APD photo detector, which supports a maximum receiver level of -9 dBm and a minimum receiver level of -27 dBm. This wide range allows for reliable data reception even under varying signal conditions. The device operates within a temperature range of -5 °C to 55 °C and can withstand humidity levels from 5% (non-condensing) to 95% (non-condensing), ensuring stable performance in diverse environmental conditions. Power efficiency is another key aspect of this device, with a consumption rate of 24 W and a current rating of 0.5 A. It generates approximately 82 BTU/hour of heat transmission, indicating a balanced power-to-heat ratio for sustained operational efficiency. The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-48.5 adheres to eye safety standards, classified under Class I for eye safety compliance. This ensures that the device is safe for use in environments where personnel may be exposed to laser emissions. Additionally, it boasts a link loss budget of a minimum of 26 dB, facilitating reliable data transmission over long distances without significant signal degradation. In terms of physical dimensions, the device measures 12.65 inches in height, 0.716 inches in width, and 9 inches in depth, making it compact enough for integration into various network setups without requiring excessive space.
  • Line compliance with Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, and ITU-T G958 standards ensures that this module meets the rigorous requirements for high-speed optical networking.
  • The hardware's extended reach capabilities make it ideal for deployment in large-scale networks where long-distance data transmission is a necessity.
  • Its robust design and compatibility with standard networking protocols and interfaces allow for seamless integration into existing network architectures.
The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-48.5 represents a sophisticated solution for organizations looking to enhance their network infrastructure with a device that offers high-speed data transmission, reliability under a range of environmental conditions, and compliance with key industry standards.


Item Number CISCO 15454-O48E-1-48.5
Manufacturer CISCO
Channel Bandwidth 100 GHz
Optical Wavelength 1546.12 nm
Distance Capability Extended Reach
Data Rate 2488.320 Mbps
Encoding Method Scrambled Non-Return-to-Zero
Diagnostic Support Terminal, Facility
Optical Interface SC
Laser Type Electro-Absorption Modulated Laser
Highest Laser Power 0 dBm
Lowest Laser Power -2 dBm
Detector Type InGaAs Avalanche Photodiode Detector
Peak Receiver Sensitivity -9 dBm
Minimum Receiver Sensitivity -27 dBm
Lowest Working Temperature -5 °C
Highest Working Temperature 55 °C
Lowest Relative Humidity 5% (Non-Condensing)
Highest Relative Humidity 95% (Non-Condensing)
Energy Usage 24 W
Electrical Current Specification 0.5 A
Thermal Output 82 BTU/Hour
Laser Safety Standard Class I
Signal Loss Tolerance 26 dB (Min.)
Physical Dimensions 12.65 x 0.716 x 9 in.
Standards Compliance Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, ITU-T G958

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