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Product Line: Cisco Series
Product Type: EDFA Amplifier
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Product Description

The 15454-OPT-EDFA-17 CISCO supports 96 channels within the C band, compatible with TCC2P, TCC2, TCC3, TNC, TSC, TNC-E, and TSC-E processors, and requires system software release 9.3 ANSI/ETSI or later. It is designed for flexibility in deployment, fitting slots 1 to 6 or 12 to 17 in the Cisco ONS 15454 Shelf (M12), slots 2 to 7 in the Cisco ONS 15454 M6, and slots 2 and 3 in the Cisco ONS 15454 M2, with a typical power draw of 40 W and a maximum of 50 W. This module features an MTBF of 147,018 hours, operates efficiently between 0 °C and 45 °C, and incorporates LC optical connectors, ensuring reliable, high-performance optical networking.

FAQs for the 15454-OPT-EDFA-17

  • What processors are supported by the networking hardware?
    The supported processors are TCC2P, TCC2, TCC3, TNC, TSC, TNC-E, and TSC-E.
  • How many channels does the device support?
    The device supports 96 channels.
  • Which system software release is required for this hardware?
    System Software Release 9.3 ANSI/ETSI or later is required.
  • What is the typical power draw of this networking hardware?
    The typical power draw is 40 W.
  • Can you specify the slot compatibility for this device?
    Slot compatibility includes Slots 1 to 6 or 12 to 17 in Cisco ONS 15454 Shelf (M12), Slots 2 to 7 in Cisco ONS 15454 M6, and Slots 2 and 3 in Cisco ONS 15454 M2.
  • What is the maximum power draw of the hardware?
    The maximum power draw is 50 W.
  • What types of optical connectors does the device use?
    The device uses LC optical connectors.
  • What is the weight of the networking hardware?
    The hardware weighs 2 kg.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for this device?
    The MTBF is 147,018 hours.
  • What are the operating temperature limits for the hardware?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0 °C to 45 °C.

Product Review

The CISCO 15454-OPT-EDFA-17 amplifier supports a wide range of processors and system software releases, ensuring compatibility across various network configurations. However, its power draw, peaking at 50W, might be a concern for energy-conscious deployments. Additionally, the unit's operational temperature range and humidity levels are suitable for most environments, but the maximum operating temperature of 45 °C could limit its use in high-temperature areas.


The CISCO 15454-OPT-EDFA-17 is a critical component in the Cisco ONS 15454 series, designed to amplify optical signals across C band frequencies with high precision and stability. This product can support up to 96 channels with a channel spacing frequency of 50 GHz, making it suitable for dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) applications. The device operates on system software release 9.3 ANSI/ETSI or later, ensuring compatibility with the latest network protocols and standards. Compatibility with various Cisco ONS 15454 shelf configurations ensures versatility in deployment. The OPT-EDFA-17 can be installed in slots 1 to 6 or 12 to 17 in the Cisco ONS 15454 Shelf (M12), slots 2 to 7 in the Cisco ONS 15454 M6, and slots 2 and 3 in the Cisco ONS 15454 M2. This wide range of compatibility options allows network engineers to integrate the unit seamlessly into existing infrastructures without the need for extensive modifications. The unit is equipped with several processors, including TCC2P, TCC2, TCC3, TNC, TSC, TNC-E, and TSC-E, enabling it to handle complex processing tasks efficiently. It also features Card LEDs for quick diagnostics, including Failure (FAIL), Active/Standby (ACT/STBY), and Signal Fail (SF) indicators, which provide real-time status updates on the operational health of the device. -
  • Typical power draw is 40 W, with a maximum power draw of 50 W, offering an energy-efficient solution for network amplification needs.
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  • It weighs 2 kg and occupies a single slot in a compatible Cisco ONS 15454 chassis, making it compact and easy to install.
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  • Designed with LC optical connectors, ensuring high reliability and ease of connectivity with standard optical fibers.
  • The OPT-EDFA-17 boasts an impressive mean time between failures (MTBF) of 147,018 hours, indicating a high level of reliability and reduced maintenance requirements over its operational life. It operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 45 °C and a humidity range of 5% to 95% (noncondensing), ensuring stable performance in a wide range of environmental conditions. Storage and transport conditions are also well-defined, with temperature tolerances from -40 °C to 70 °C and the same humidity range as operational conditions, guaranteeing the device's integrity during logistics processes. The device's optical signal amplification capabilities are further enhanced by its OSC filter operating bandwidth of 1500 to 1520 nm, gain and power regulation settling time ranging from 5 ms to 1 s, and gain set resolution of 0.1 dB. These specifications ensure precise control over signal amplification, making the OPT-EDFA-17 an essential tool for maintaining optimal signal quality across extensive fiber optic networks. In summary, the CISCO 15454-OPT-EDFA-17 is a highly capable optical amplifier designed for use in demanding network environments. Its support for a wide range of channels, compatibility with various Cisco ONS 15454 series shelves, and precise control over amplification parameters make it an indispensable component for network operators seeking to enhance their optical signal strength and quality.


    Item NumberCISCO 15454-OPT-EDFA-17
    Channel Count96
    Operational BandC
    Compatible ProcessorsTCC2P, TCC2, TCC3, TNC, TSC, TNC-E, TSC-E
    Required Software Version9.3 ANSI/ETSI or newer
    Shelf Slot Support1-6, 12-17 in Cisco ONS 15454 Shelf (M12), 2-7 in Cisco ONS 15454 M6, 2-3 in Cisco ONS 15454 M2
    Indicator LEDsFailure (FAIL), Active/Standby (ACT/STBY), Signal Fail (SF)
    Average Power Consumption40 W
    Peak Power Consumption50 W
    Mass2 kg
    Fiber Connector TypeLC
    Occupied Slots1
    Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)147,018 hours
    Lowest Operating Temp0 °C
    Highest Operating Temp45 °C
    Minimum Humidity for Operation5% (Noncondensing)
    Maximum Humidity for Operation95% (Noncondensing)
    Lowest Storage/Transport Temp-40 °C
    Highest Storage/Transport Temp70 °C
    Minimum Humidity for Storage/Transport5% (Noncondensing)
    Maximum Humidity for Storage/Transport95% (Noncondensing)
    Spacing Between Channels50 GHz
    Optical Supervisory Channel (OSC) Bandwidth1500 to 1520 nm
    Time for Gain and Power Adjustment5 ms to 1 s
    Resolution of Gain Adjustment0.1 dB

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