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

The 15454-O48E-1-58.9 is a Cisco-based networking component featuring a 100 GHz port speed and operates on a wavelength of 1558.98 nm with an extended long reach. It supports a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps, utilizes a scrambled NRZ line code, and offers both terminal and facility loopback modes. This device is designed with an electro-absorption laser transmitter with output power ranging between 0 dBm and -2 dBm, and an InGaAs APD photo detector receiver, capable of handling levels from -9 dBm to -27 dBm, ensuring compliance with Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, and ITU-T G958.

FAQs for the 15454-O48E-1-58.9

  • What is the port speed of the device?
    The port speed is 100 GHz.
  • How does the wavelength of part number impact its performance?
    The wavelength of 1558.98 nm allows for extended long reach and optimal performance over long distances.
  • What is the line bit rate supported by the device?
    The supported line bit rate is 2488.320 Mbps.
  • Can you detail the line code used by part number?
    The line code utilized is Scrambled NRZ, ensuring efficient data transmission.
  • What loopback modes are available?
    There are two loopback modes available: Terminal and Facility.
  • What type of line connectors does part number use?
    It uses SC line connectors for secure and reliable connections.
  • Describe the transmitter type and its output power range.
    The transmitter type is an Electro-Absorption Laser with a maximum output power of 0 dBm and a minimum of -2 dBm.
  • What receiver type is integrated into part number, and what is its sensitivity?
    The receiver type is an InGaAs APD Photo Detector, with a maximum level of -9 dBm and a minimum level of -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 power consumption and heat transmission rates are specified for part number?
    It has a power consumption of 24 W and a heat transmission rate of 82 BTU/Hour.

Product Review

The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-58.9 excels in delivering high-speed connectivity with a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps and supports extended long-reach applications, thanks to its wavelength of 1558.98 nm and a link loss budget of 26 dB. However, its operational temperature range (-5 °C to 55 °C) and humidity tolerance (5% to 95% non-condensing) may limit deployment in environments with extreme conditions. Additionally, while the unit's power consumption stands at 24 W, which is reasonable for its performance tier, the need for SC connectors could require adapters or new cables in environments not already equipped for this standard, impacting setup flexibility and potential additional cost.


The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-58.9 is designed for advanced optical networking, offering a blend of high performance and scalability. This module features a port speed of 100 GHz and operates at a wavelength of 1558.98 nm, fitting seamlessly into dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) networks. With an extended long reach, it provides a reliable solution for covering vast distances without signal degradation. At the core of its operation, the module supports a line bit rate of 2488.320 Mbps, utilizing a scrambled non-return to zero (NRZ) line code for efficient data transmission. It accommodates various operational needs with both terminal and facility loopback modes. Connection to the network is facilitated through SC line connectors, ensuring compatibility with standard optical fiber infrastructure. The transmitter section of the CISCO 15454-O48E-1-58.9 employs an electro-absorption laser, capable of adjusting output power from 0 dBm to a minimum of -2 dBm. This flexibility aids in maintaining optimal signal levels across different transmission distances and conditions. The receiver end is equipped with an InGaAs APD photo detector, offering a dynamic range with a maximum receiver level of -9 dBm and extending down to -27 dBm. This wide range ensures the module can effectively handle signals of varying strengths without compromising on performance. Operating conditions for the CISCO 15454-O48E-1-58.9 are broad, with a temperature range from -5 °C to 55 °C and humidity tolerance between 5% (non-condensing) to 95% (non-condensing), making it suitable for a variety of environments. Power consumption is kept efficient at 24 W, with a current rating of 0.5 A and heat transmission rated at 82 BTU/hour, demonstrating a balance between performance and energy use. Safety and compliance are paramount, with the module meeting Class I eye safety standards. Its link loss budget is 26 dB (Min.), optimizing it for high-quality, long-distance transmission. Size dimensions are compact, measuring 12.65 x 0.716 x 9 inches, allowing for easy integration into existing rack spaces without requiring excessive room.
  • Wavelength specificity at 1558.98 nm for precise optical networking.
  • Support for both terminal and facility loopback modes, enhancing testing and troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Compliance with Telcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, and ITU-T G958 standards, ensuring wide interoperability and reliability.
The CISCO 15454-O48E-1-58.9 is geared towards telecommunications networks and enterprises seeking high-capacity, reliable optical transport. With its adherence to multiple line compliance standards such as Telcordia and ITU-T, this module not only promises compatibility with a broad range of network protocols but also underscores its reliability and quality for demanding network applications.


Item NumberCISCO 15454-O48E-1-58.9
Channel Spacing100 GHz
Emission Wavelength1558.98 nm
Transmission DistanceExtended Long Reach
Data Rate2488.320 Mbps
Modulation FormatScrambled Non-Return to Zero
Supported Loopback OptionsTerminal and Facility
Connector TypeSC
Laser TypeElectro-Absorption Modulated Laser
Highest Laser Output0 dBm
Lowest Laser Output-2 dBm
Detection ComponentInGaAs Avalanche Photo Diode
Peak Receiver Sensitivity-9 dBm
Minimum Receiver Sensitivity-27 dBm
Operational Temperature Range Low-5 °C
Operational Temperature Range High55 °C
Operational Humidity Range Low5% (Non-Condensing)
Operational Humidity Range High95% (Non-Condensing)
Energy Consumption24 W
Electrical Current Requirement0.5 A
Thermal Output82 BTU/Hour
Laser Safety StandardClass I
Optical Link Loss Budget26 dB (Min.)
Physical Dimensions12.65 x 0.716 x 9 in.
Standards ComplianceTelcordia SONET, GR-GSY-00253, ITU-T G692, ITU-T G958

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