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

The 15454-O48E-1-50.1 CISCO module features a 100 GHz port speed and operates on a wavelength of 1550.12 nm, designed for extended long reach with a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps. It employs a scrambled NRZ line code and supports both terminal and facility loopback modes, with SC line connectors and an electro-absorption laser transmitter that delivers between -2 dBm and 0 dBm. This device is equipped with an InGaAs APD photo detector for receiving, capable of handling signal levels from -27 dBm to -9 dBm, and is compliant with Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, and ITU-T G958 standards.

FAQs for the 15454-O48E-1-50.1

  • What is the port speed of the networking hardware?
    The port speed is 100 GHz.
  • Can you specify the wavelength supported by the device?
    The device supports a wavelength of 1550.12 nm.
  • What reach category does the product fall into?
    It falls into the Extended Long Reach category.
  • What is the line bit rate capability?
    The line bit rate capability is 2488.320 Mbps.
  • How does the device encode data?
    Data is encoded using Scrambled NRZ (Non-Return to Zero) line code.
  • What loopback modes are supported by the device?
    The device supports both Terminal and Facility loopback modes.
  • Which type of connectors does this hardware use for line connections?
    It uses SC connectors for line connections.
  • Describe the transmitter type utilized in this hardware.
    The hardware utilizes an Electro-Absorption Laser transmitter.
  • What is the maximum output power of the transmitter?
    The maximum transmitter output power is 0 dBm.
  • What type of receiver does the device incorporate?
    The device incorporates an InGaAs APD Photo Detector as the receiver type.

Product Review

The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-50.1 offers a high line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps and operates within the 1550.12 nm wavelength, supporting extended long reach applications, which is beneficial for expansive network infrastructures requiring reliable long-distance communication. However, its power consumption at 24 W and heat transmission rate of 82 BTU/hour could pose challenges in environments where energy efficiency and cooling are critical. Additionally, its compliance with Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, and ITU-T standards ensures compatibility and reliability across various networking scenarios, although the stringent operating temperature and humidity ranges might limit its deployment in extreme conditions.


The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-50.1 is a specialized networking hardware designed for efficient data transmission over optical fiber networks. It operates with a port speed of 100 GHz and utilizes a wavelength of 1550.12 nm, ensuring compatibility with standard optical networking protocols. This device is engineered to support extended long reach, making it suitable for a wide range of networking applications that require long-distance data transmission. At the core of its performance, the CISCO 15454-O48E-1-50.1 offers a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps, providing substantial bandwidth for high-speed internet connections and large-scale data transfers. The line code used is Scrambled NRZ, which enhances signal integrity and reduces error rates, ensuring reliable communication over the network. This device supports both terminal and facility loopback modes, facilitating easy troubleshooting and network testing without the need for additional equipment. The line connectors are SC type, which are widely used in fiber optic networks for their reliability and ease of use. The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-50.1 features an electro-absorption laser transmitter, capable of a maximum output power of 0 dBm and a minimum of -2 dBm. This range ensures optimal signal strength for various transmission distances. The receiver employs an InGaAs APD Photo Detector, which can handle maximum receiver levels of -9 dBm and minimum levels of -27 dBm, providing flexibility in accommodating different signal strengths.
  • Maximum transmitter output power: 0 dBm
  • Minimum transmitter output power: -2 dBm
  • Receiver type: InGaAs APD Photo Detector
The device operates efficiently across a wide range of environmental conditions, with an operating temperature range from -5 °C to 55 °C and a humidity range from 5% (non-condensing) to 95% (non-condensing). Its power consumption is 24 W, and it has a current rating of 0.5 A, with heat transmission rated at 82 BTU/Hour. Additionally, it complies with Eye Safety Class I, ensuring safe operation. The link loss budget for the CISCO 15454-O48E-1-50.1 is 26 dB (Min.), indicating its capability to handle significant signal loss while maintaining data integrity. Its dimensions are 12.65 x 0.716 x 9 inches, making it a compact solution for networking equipment racks. Compliance with industry standards is critical for interoperability and reliability. The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-50.1 meets several key standards, including Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, and ITU-T G958. This compliance ensures that the device can be seamlessly integrated into existing networks and meet the rigorous demands of modern optical networking. In summary, the CISCO 15454-O48E-1-50.1 is a high-performance optical networking device designed for long-distance data transmission. Its combination of high-speed data transfer, robust signal processing, and compliance with key industry standards make it a versatile solution for a wide range of networking applications.


Item Number CISCO 15454-O48E-1-50.1
Manufacturer CISCO
Channel Spacing 100 GHz
Optical Wavelength 1550.12 nm
Distance Range Extended Reach
Data Rate 2488.320 Mbps
Encoding Method NRZ with Scrambling
Diagnostics Terminal, Facility
Connector Type SC
Emission Source Electro-Absorption Modulated Laser
Highest Transmitter Power 0 dBm
Lowest Transmitter Power -2 dBm
Detection Component InGaAs Avalanche Photodiode Detector
Peak Receiver Sensitivity -9 dBm
Minimum Receiver Sensitivity -27 dBm
Operating Temperature Range Low -5 °C
Operating Temperature Range High 55 °C
Humidity Range for Operation, Minimum 5% (Non-Condensing)
Humidity Range for Operation, Maximum 95% (Non-Condensing)
Energy Use 24 W
Electrical Current Specification 0.5 A
Thermal Output 82 BTU/Hour
Laser Safety Standard Class I
Optical 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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