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Product Type: Optical Raman Amplifier
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Product Description

The 15454-OPT-RAMP-C is designed for the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform, supporting a signal wavelength range of 1529 to 1562.5 nm and an OSC wavelength range of 1500 to 1520 nm. It operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 55 °C, with a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 319,014 hours, ensuring reliability and durability for extensive use. This module requires a typical power draw of 44 W, with a maximum of 55 W, and is compatible with slots 1 to 6, 12 to 17, featuring a dual-slot design to optimize space within the system.

FAQs for the 15454-OPT-RAMP-C

  • What is the typical power draw of the TCC2P/TCC2 processor?
    The typical power draw is 44 W.
  • Can the processor be used with any system software release?
    No, it requires System Software Release 9.0 ANSI/ETSI or later.
  • What are the slot compatibility ranges for the TCC2P/TCC2?
    Slots 1 to 6 and 12 to 17 are compatible.
  • What is the maximum operating temperature for this hardware?
    The maximum operating temperature is 55 °C.
  • How does the TCC2P/TCC2 indicate a failure?
    It uses a FAIL LED indicator for failures.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for this processor?
    The MTBF is 319,014 hours.
  • What range of signal wavelengths does the TCC2P/TCC2 support?
    It supports a signal wavelength range of 1529 to 1562.5 nm.
  • What is the weight of the TCC2P/TCC2?
    The weight is 2.1 kg.
  • What are the storage temperature limits for the processor?
    The minimum storage temperature is -40 °C and the maximum is 70 °C.
  • Is the TCC2P/TCC2 compatible with the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform?
    Yes, it is designed for use with the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform.

Product Review

The CISCO 15454-OPT-RAMP-C exhibits a notable balance between power consumption and performance, drawing a typical 44W, with a maximum of 55W, which is efficient for its operational capability. However, its requirement to occupy two slots within the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform may limit expansion options for some network configurations. With a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 319,014 hours and a comprehensive temperature and humidity operating range, it promises reliability in diverse environments, yet the size and slot requirement could be a constraint for systems with limited space.


The CISCO 15454-OPT-RAMP-C is a specialized module designed for use with the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform, catering to the needs of complex optical networking requirements. This module is engineered to operate efficiently within a signal wavelength range of 1529 to 1562.5 nm and an OSC wavelength range of 1500 to 1520 nm, ensuring compatibility with a broad spectrum of optical networking applications. It supports a processor configuration of TCC2P/TCC2 and is compatible with system software release 9.0 ANSI/ETSI or later, making it a versatile choice for upgrading existing systems or deploying new networks. The module is designed to fit into slots 1 to 6 and 12 to 17, offering flexibility in installation within the ONS 15454 platform. This adaptability is enhanced by its size, as it occupies two slots, ensuring efficient use of available space within the platform. The hardware specifications include an operational temperature range from 0 °C to 55 °C, accommodating a wide range of environmental conditions. It also boasts a minimum storage temperature of -40 °C and a maximum of 70 °C, along with a humidity tolerance from 5% to 95% noncondensing, ensuring its reliability and durability in varied storage conditions. The weight of the module is 2.1 kg, making it a manageable addition to the network infrastructure. With a typical power draw of 44 W and a maximum of 55 W, the CISCO 15454-OPT-RAMP-C balances performance with energy efficiency. Its mean time between failures (MTBF) is impressive at 319,014 hours, indicating a high level of reliability and reduced maintenance requirements over its operational lifespan. Optical performance characteristics include a back reflection of 40 dB for optical connectors, pump power precision of +/-2%, and a polarization mode dispersion of 0.5 ps. It also features a chromatic dispersion of +/-5 ps/nm, ensuring high-quality signal transmission across various distances and conditions. The module offers a variable optical attenuator (VOA) attenuation range from 0 dB to 25 dB, with an optical power settling time of 1 ms, enabling precise control over signal strength and quality. Key features include: -
  • Compatibility with Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform
  • Support for signal wavelength range of 1529 to 1562.5 nm and OSC wavelength range of 1500 to 1520 nm
  • Comprehensive environmental tolerances, ensuring operation in diverse conditions
Indicator LEDs on the card provide immediate visual feedback on its status, including Failure (FAIL), Active/Standby (ACT/STBY), and Signal Fail (SF), facilitating quick diagnostics and monitoring. In summary, the CISCO 15454-OPT-RAMP-C module integrates seamlessly into the Cisco ONS 15454 platform, offering advanced optical networking capabilities with its wide range of supported wavelengths, precise control features, and environmental resilience. Its design and specifications make it an essential component for maintaining efficient, reliable optical networks.


Part Number & Manufacturer CISCO 15454-OPT-RAMP-C
Compatible Processor TCC2P/TCC2
Minimum Required System Software Version 9.0 ANSI/ETSI or newer
Slot Compatibility Range Slots 1-6, 12-17
Average Power Consumption 44 Watts
Peak Power Consumption 55 Watts
Product Weight 2.1 kilograms
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 319,014 hours
Operational Temperature Range Low 0 degrees Celsius
Operational Temperature Range High 55 degrees Celsius
Storage Temperature Range Low -40 degrees Celsius
Storage Temperature Range High 70 degrees Celsius
Operating Humidity Range Low 5% humidity (Noncondensing)
Operating Humidity Range High 95% humidity (Noncondensing)
Supported Signal Wavelengths 1529 nm to 1562.5 nm
Optical Supervisory Channel (OSC) Wavelengths 1500 nm to 1520 nm
Physical Size Requires two slots
Optical Connector Reflectance 40 dB
Laser Pump Power Accuracy ±2%
Polarization Mode Dispersion Limit 0.5 picoseconds
Chromatic Dispersion Tolerance ±5 picoseconds/nanometer
Variable Optical Attenuator (VOA) Range 0 dB to 25 dB
Optical Power Adjustment Speed 1 millisecond
Compatibility Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform

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