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

The 15454-O48E-1-57.3 CISCO module features a port speed of 100 GHz and operates on a wavelength of 1557.36 nm, with an extended long reach capability. It supports a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps using scrambled NRZ line code and offers both terminal and facility loopback modes. This hardware utilizes an electro-absorption laser transmitter with output power ranging from -2 dBm to 0 dBm, and an InGaAs APD photo detector receiver with a sensitivity range from -27 dBm to -9 dBm, ensuring reliable long-distance communication.

FAQs for the 15454-O48E-1-57.3

  • What is the port speed of this device?
    The port speed is 100 GHz.
  • How does the wavelength of part number 1557.36 nm contribute to its performance?
    The 1557.36 nm wavelength supports extended long reach applications, optimizing performance over long distances.
  • What is the line bit rate supported by this hardware?
    It supports a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps.
  • Can you explain the line code used in part number?
    The device uses Scrambled Non-Return to Zero (NRZ) as its line code.
  • What loopback modes are available?
    Terminal and Facility loopback modes are available.
  • What type of line connectors does part number use?
    It uses SC line connectors.
  • Describe the transmitter type and its output power range.
    The transmitter is an Electro-Absorption Laser with an output power range from 0 dBm to -2 dBm.
  • What receiver type is used in part number, and what is its sensitivity range?
    The device uses an InGaAs APD Photo Detector, 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 ranges from 5% (Non-Condensing) to 95% (Non-Condensing).
  • What compliance standards does part number meet?
    It meets Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, and ITU-T G958 compliance standards.

Product Review

The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-57.3 offers a high line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps with extended long reach capabilities, making it suitable for a wide range of networking applications. However, its power consumption at 24 W and heat transmission rate of 82 BTU/hour may require additional considerations for thermal management in dense installations. Additionally, its compliance with multiple industry standards, including Telcordia and ITU-T, ensures interoperability and reliability in diverse networking environments.


The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-57.3 is a specialized networking hardware component designed to meet the demands of high-capacity, high-speed telecommunications networks. This module is engineered to operate at a port speed of 100 GHz, with a specific wavelength of 1557.36 nm, positioning it for extended long reach applications. It supports a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps, utilizing scrambled non-return to zero (NRZ) line coding for efficient data transmission. In terms of connectivity, the device employs SC line connectors, ensuring compatibility with standard networking equipment and facilitating easy integration into existing infrastructures. It features an electro-absorption laser transmitter, capable of achieving a maximum output power of 0 dBm and a minimum output power of -2 dBm. The receiver unit utilizes an InGaAs APD photo detector, with a maximum receiver level of -9 dBm and a minimum receiver level of -27 dBm, providing flexibility in varying signal strength environments. Key hardware specifications include: - Loopback modes for both terminal and facility, allowing for comprehensive network testing and troubleshooting. - An operational temperature range from -5 °C to 55 °C, ensuring reliability in a wide array of environmental conditions. - A humidity tolerance from 5% (non-condensing) to 95% (non-condensing), offering resilience in diverse operating environments. The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-57.3 is designed with efficiency in mind, consuming 24 W of power and having a current rating of 0.5 A. It dissipates heat at a rate of 82 BTU/hour, maintaining optimal performance through effective thermal management. This module meets Eye Safety Compliance Class I, ensuring user safety during operation. With a link loss budget of 26 dB (Min.), this device is capable of maintaining signal integrity over extended distances, making it a suitable choice for long-range communication applications. Its compact size (12.65 x 0.716 x 9 in.) allows for efficient use of space within networking racks or enclosures. Compliance with key industry standards, including Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, and ITU-T G958, underscores the CISCO 15454-O48E-1-57.3's suitability for deployment in a broad range of telecommunication environments. This adherence to standards ensures interoperability and reliability, key considerations for network operators and service providers. In summary, the CISCO 15454-O48E-1-57.3 combines advanced laser technology, comprehensive environmental tolerance, and compliance with industry standards to offer a solution that addresses the needs of modern high-speed, long-reach telecommunications networks. Its design considerations, from power efficiency to safety compliance, reflect an understanding of operational requirements, making it a valuable component in the infrastructure of service providers seeking to enhance their network capabilities.


Item Number CISCO 15454-O48E-1-57.3
Manufacturer CISCO
Channel Frequency 100 GHz
Optical Wavelength 1557.36 nm
Distance Capability Extended Long Reach
Data Rate 2488.320 Mbps
Encoding Method Scrambled NRZ
Diagnostics Terminal and Facility
Connector Type SC
Emitter Electro-Absorption Laser
Highest Output Power 0 dBm
Lowest Output Power -2 dBm
Detector Type InGaAs APD Photo Detector
Max Input Sensitivity -9 dBm
Min Input Sensitivity -27 dBm
Lowest Temp for Operation -5 °C
Highest Temp for Operation 55 °C
Min Humidity for Operation 5% (Non-Condensing)
Max Humidity for Operation 95% (Non-Condensing)
Energy Use 24 W
Electrical Current Specification 0.5 A
Thermal Output 82 BTU/Hour
Laser Safety Standard Class I
Minimum Signal Loss 26 dB (Min.)
Physical Dimensions 12.65 x 0.716 x 9 in.
Regulatory Standards Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, ITU-T G958

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