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Product Line: Cisco ASR 9000 Series
Product Type: Ethernet Line Card
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Product Description

The A9K-40GE-E module offers 40 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports, requiring SFPs for connectivity, and is compatible with Cisco ASR 9904, ASR 9006, ASR 9010, ASR 9912, and ASR 9922 routers. It operates within a temperature range of 5 °C to 40 °C, supports a humidity range of 10% to 85%, and requires 310 W to 565 W of power. Key technical specifications include a 4GB DRAM memory, dimensions of 14 x 1.72 x 20.5 inches, and compliance with multiple safety and EMC standards, ensuring reliable performance in diverse networking environments.

FAQs for the A9K-40GE-E

  • What is the number of ports available on this networking hardware?
  • The device features 40 Gigabit Ethernet ports.
  • Which port type does the hardware support?
  • It supports 1 Gigabit Ethernet port type.
  • What type of queue does the device utilize?
  • The device utilizes a high queue type.
  • Can you list the compatible chassis for this hardware?
  • Compatible chassis include Cisco ASR 9904, ASR 9006, ASR 9010, ASR 9912, and ASR 9922 Routers.
  • Are SFPs required for operation?
  • Yes, SFPs are required for the device to operate.
  • What are the dimensions of this hardware?
  • The dimensions are 14 x 1.72 x 20.5 inches.
  • How much power does the hardware consume?
  • Power consumption ranges from 310 W to 565 W.
  • What is the operating temperature range?
  • The operating temperature ranges from 5 °C to 40 °C.
  • What memory capacity does the device have?
  • The device is equipped with 4GB DRAM.
  • What safety standards does this hardware comply with?
  • It complies with UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, IEC/EN 60825 Laser Safety, ACA TS001, AS/NZS 60950 standards.

Product Review

The Cisco A9K-40GE-E provides 40 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports, making it a suitable choice for high-density networking requirements in compatible Cisco ASR routers. It requires SFPs for connectivity and operates within a wide range of environmental conditions, supporting temperatures from 5 °C to 40 °C and altitudes up to 4000m, ensuring reliability across diverse operating scenarios. However, its power consumption ranging from 310 W to 565 W may be a consideration for environments aiming for energy efficiency.


The Cisco A9K-40GE-E module is designed for high-speed data transmission, offering 40 ports of 1 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, making it an essential component for large-scale networks. This module requires SFPs (Small Form-factor Pluggable transceivers) for operation, allowing for flexible network configurations based on specific requirements. It is compatible with a range of Cisco ASR Series Routers, including the ASR 9904, ASR 9006, ASR 9010, ASR 9912, and ASR 9922 models, ensuring seamless integration into existing network infrastructures. With dimensions of 14 inches in height, 1.72 inches in width, and 20.5 inches in depth, and a weight range from 14 to 19 pounds, the A9K-40GE-E is designed to fit into standard networking racks while providing substantial connectivity options. It operates at a power consumption rate between 310 W and 565 W, accommodating varying power requirements across different network setups. The module's environmental specifications ensure reliable operation under a wide range of conditions. It operates effectively at temperatures ranging from 5 °C to 40 °C and can withstand relative humidity levels from 10% to 85% during operation. For storage, it can handle temperatures from -40 °C up to 75 °C and relative humidity from 5% to 95%, ensuring durability and longevity. The device is engineered to function at altitudes from -60 meters up to 4000 meters, providing flexibility for installations in various geographical locations. Equipped with 4GB of DRAM memory, the A9K-40GE-E supports high-speed processing and data management, essential for managing traffic across multiple Gigabit Ethernet connections. This module meets a comprehensive list of safety and immunity standards, including UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1 for safety and various IEC/EN standards for electromagnetic compatibility, ensuring safe and reliable operation within a wide range of environments. - Queue Type: High, indicating prioritized data processing for efficient traffic management. - SFPs Required: Yes, enabling customization based on network needs. - Chassis Compatibility: Supports integration with multiple Cisco ASR Series Routers, offering versatility in deployment. Moreover, the A9K-40GE-E adheres to Network Equipment Building Standards (NEBS) and EMC standards, including SR-3580, GR-1089-CORE, and GR-63-CORE for NEBS criteria, as well as FCC Class A and ICES 003 Class A for electromagnetic compatibility. These certifications underline the module's compliance with rigorous industry standards for performance, safety, and environmental impact, making it a trustworthy choice for network expansions or upgrades. In conclusion, the Cisco A9K-40GE-E module provides a high-capacity, reliable solution for expanding network capabilities. Its compatibility with a range of chassis, coupled with its comprehensive safety and operational standards, ensures that it can meet the demands of diverse networking environments.


Part Number and ManufacturerCisco A9K-40GE-E
Total Ports40
Port Configuration1G Ethernet
Queue PriorityHigh
Compatible ChassisCisco ASR 9904, ASR 9006, ASR 9010, ASR 9912, ASR 9922
SFP Modules CompatibilityRequired
Dimensions (H x W x D)14 x 1.72 x 20.5 inches
Weight Range14lbs to 19lbs
Energy Consumption310 W to 565 W
Operating Temperature Range5 °C to 40 °C
Operational Humidity Range10% to 85%
Storage Temperature Range-40 °C to 75 °C
Storage Humidity Range5% to 95%
Altitude Operation Limits-60m to 4000m
System Memory4GB DRAM
Compliance with Safety ProtocolsUL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, IEC/EN 60825 Laser Safety, ACA TS001, AS/NZS 60950
Immunity Protocols AdherenceIEC/EN-61000-4-2 to -4, -5, -6, -8, -11, EN 50121-4: Railway EMC
NEBS CertificationSR-3580 (Level 3), GR-1089-CORE, GR-63-CORE, VZ.TPR.9205
EMC ComplianceFCC Class A, ICES 003 Class A, AS/NZS 3548 Class A, CISPR 22 Class A, VCCI Class A, BSMI Class A, IEC/EN 61000-3-2, IEC/EN 61000-3-3, EN 50121-4

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