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Product Type: Optical Card
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Product Description

The 15454-OC48E-47.72 is equipped with a 2.49 Gbps line bit rate and operates on a 1550 nm single-mode fiber with an extended long reach. This module utilizes an electro-absorption laser transmitter with a maximum output power of 0 dBm and an InGaAs APD photodetector receiver, supporting input wavelength ranges from 1520 to 1580 nm. Designed for flexibility, it features both terminal and facility line loopback modes, SC connectors, and operates within a temperature range of -5 °C to 55 °C, ensuring reliable performance across various environmental conditions.

FAQs for the 15454-OC48E-47.72

  • What is the line bit rate of the networking hardware?
    The line bit rate is 2.49 Gbps.
  • Can you detail the line fiber specifications?
    The line fiber operates at 1550 nm using single-mode.
  • What types of line loopback modes are supported?
    It supports both terminal and facility line loopback modes.
  • What are the connector types used for this device?
    It utilizes SC connectors for line connections.
  • Describe the transmitter type and its features.
    The transmitter is an electro-absorption laser with a maximum output power of 0 dBm and a minimum of -2 dBm. The center wavelength tolerance is +/-0.25 nm.
  • What specifications define the receiver's performance?
    The receiver is an InGaAs APD photodetector. It has a maximum receiver level of -8 dBm and a minimum of -28 dBm, with a minimum receiver link loss budget of 26 dB, considering a 1 dB dispersion penalty.
  • What is the operating temperature range for this device?
    The operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 55 °C.
  • How does humidity affect the device's operation?
    It operates within a humidity range of 5% to 95% (non-condensing).
  • What are the power requirements and heat dissipation values?
    The power consumption is 31.20 W with a current rating of 0.65 A, and it dissipates 106.53 BTU/hour.
  • Can you provide the physical dimensions and weight of the device?
    The device measures 12.65 x 0.716 x 9 inches and weighs 2.9 lbs.

Product Review

The CISCO 15454-OC48E-47.72 offers a high line bit rate of 2.49 Gbps with an extended long reach, suitable for demanding network environments requiring high-speed data transmission over single-mode fiber. However, its power consumption at 31.20 W and heat dissipation of 106.53 BTU/hour may pose challenges in energy-sensitive deployments. Additionally, the module's operating temperature and humidity ranges ensure reliability in various environmental conditions, although the relatively high minimum operating temperature could limit usage in colder environments.


The CISCO 15454-OC48E-47.72 is designed for high-capacity, high-performance networking applications, featuring a line bit rate of 2.49 Gbps and operating on a frequency of 200 GHz. This module is optimized for extended long-reach connectivity, making it suitable for a wide range of network infrastructure expansions or upgrades. At the core of its design is the use of a 1550 nm single-mode line fiber, which enables the transmission of data over significant distances without compromising signal integrity. This is further supported by the inclusion of both terminal and facility line loopback modes, which facilitate easy network testing and troubleshooting. Connectivity is provided through SC line connectors, ensuring compatibility with a broad array of networking equipment and facilitating straightforward integration into existing networks. The hardware employs an electro-absorption laser transmitter, capable of delivering a maximum output power of 0 dBm and a minimum of -2 dBm. This transmitter maintains a center wavelength accuracy of +/-0.25 nm, ensuring precise and reliable data transmission. The receiver component of the CISCO 15454-OC48E-47.72 utilizes an InGaAs APD photodetector, offering a maximum receiver level of -8 dBm and a minimum of -28 dBm. This sensitivity allows for the reception of signals over long distances, supported by a minimum receiver link loss budget of 26 dB, which includes a 1 dB dispersion penalty. The receiver is effective across a wavelength range of 1520 to 1580 nm, providing flexibility in terms of compatible light sources and network configurations. Key hardware specifications include: -
  • Line Code: Scrambled NRZ
  • Power Consumption: 31.20 W
  • Size: 12.65 x 0.716 x 9 inches; Weight: 2.9 lbs
The device operates efficiently within a temperature range of -5 °C to 55 °C and can function in environments with humidity levels between 5% (non-condensing) and 95% (non-condensing). This ensures reliability across a wide range of operating conditions. The module's power consumption is rated at 31.20 W, with a current rating of 0.65 A and a heat dissipation of 106.53 BTU/Hour, indicating its efficiency and sustainability in energy use. Physically, the CISCO 15454-OC48E-47.72 measures 12.65 inches in height, 0.716 inches in width, and 9 inches in depth, with a weight of 2.9 lbs. This compact and lightweight design allows for easy installation and integration into existing network racks and cabinets, minimizing the need for additional space and supporting efficient use of data center resources. In summary, the CISCO 15454-OC48E-47.72 offers a high-performance, reliable solution for network expansions or upgrades requiring extended long-reach capabilities. Its comprehensive feature set, including a high-quality laser transmitter and sensitive receiver, ensures efficient and effective data transmission over significant distances, making it a valuable component in any high-capacity networking environment.


Part NumberCISCO 15454-OC48E-47.72
Channel Spacing200 GHz
Transmission DistanceExtended Range
Data Rate2.49 Gbit/s
Encoding MethodNRZ with Scrambling
Fiber TypeSingle-Mode 1550 nm
Loopback OptionsFacility and Terminal
Connector TypeSC
Laser TypeElectro-Absorption Modulated Laser
Max Laser Output0 dBm
Min Laser Output-2 dBm
Laser Wavelength Tolerance±0.25 nm
Detector TypeInGaAs Avalanche Photodiode Detector
Max Receiver Sensitivity-8 dBm
Min Receiver Sensitivity-28 dBm
Receiver Link Loss Budget26 dB (Including 1 dB Dispersion Penalty)
Receiver Wavelength Range1520 nm to 1580 nm
Operating Temperature Range-5 °C to 55 °C
Humidity Range for Operation5% to 95% (Non-Condensing)
Power Needs31.20 Watts
Electrical Current Requirement0.65 Amps
Thermal Output106.53 BTU/Hour
Dimensions12.65 x 0.716 x 9 inches
Equipment Weight2.9 pounds

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