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

The A9K-48X10GE-1G-TR provides 48 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports optimized for packet transport, supporting a 400 Gbps line rate with an oversubscription ratio of 480:400. It is compatible with a range of ASR Series Routers including ASR 9922, ASR 9912, ASR 9910, ASR 9906, ASR 9904, ASR 9010, and ASR 9006, and operates reliably between 5 °C and 40 °C with a humidity range of 10% to 85%. This module meets various safety and EMC standards, such as UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1 and FCC Class A, and supports combined IP, MPLS, Ethernet, L2VPN, and L3VPN services, requiring SFPs for connectivity.

FAQs for the A9K-48X10GE-1G-TR

  • What is the number of ports available on this networking hardware?
    The device has 48 ports.
  • Which port type does the hardware support?
    It supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports.
  • How is the hardware optimized for network performance?
    Optimized for Packet Transport.
  • Can you list the routers compatible with this chassis?
    Compatible with ASR 9922, ASR 9912, ASR 9910, ASR 9906, ASR 9904, ASR 9010, and ASR 9006 routers.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of this hardware?
    Dimensions are 14 x 1.72 x 20.5 inches and it weighs 20lbs.
  • What operating temperature range does the hardware support?
    Supports a temperature range from 5 °C to 40 °C.
  • What are the storage conditions for this hardware?
    Storage temperature ranges from -40 °C to 75 °C with relative humidity from 5% to 95%.
  • What is the throughput capability of the device?
    The device offers a 400 Gbps line rate throughput.
  • What safety and standards does this hardware comply with?
    Complies with UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, IEC/EN 60825 Laser Safety, ACA TS001, AS/NZS 60950 for safety and various EMC, Immunity, and ETSI standards for operation.
  • What are the requirements for SFPs in this device?
    Requires SFPs for connectivity.

Product Review

The Cisco A9K-48X10GE-1G-TR module offers 48 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports, providing high-density connectivity suitable for a broad range of high-throughput applications and compatibility with multiple ASR Series routers. However, its oversubscription rate of 480:400 may limit performance in scenarios demanding consistent line-rate throughput across all ports. Additionally, while it supports an array of Layer 2 and Layer 3 services, its QoS features are basic, potentially impacting traffic prioritization in complex network environments.


The Cisco A9K-48X10GE-1G-TR is a high-capacity line card designed for the Cisco ASR 9000 Series routers, offering a blend of performance and scalability suited for service providers. This module is equipped with 48 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet, enabling high-speed connections and efficient packet transport optimized for both Layer 2 and Layer 3 services. The card supports a broad range of network applications including IP, MPLS, Ethernet, L2VPN, and L3VPN services, making it versatile for various network deployments. In terms of physical characteristics, the unit measures 14 inches in height, 1.72 inches in width, and 20.5 inches in depth, with a weight of 20 pounds. It is designed to fit seamlessly into compatible chassis, including the ASR 9922, ASR 9912, ASR 9910, ASR 9906, ASR 9904, ASR 9010, and ASR 9006 routers, ensuring a flexible solution for network expansion or upgrade paths without the need for extensive infrastructure changes. The operational environment specifications are designed to ensure reliability and durability under various conditions. The module operates effectively within a temperature range of 5 °C to 40 °C and can withstand relative humidity levels from 10% to 85%. For storage, it can tolerate temperatures ranging from -40 °C to 75 °C and humidity levels from 5% to 95%, ensuring long-term durability. Additionally, it is engineered to operate at altitudes from -60 meters to 4000 meters, accommodating a wide range of physical deployment scenarios. Performance-wise, the card boasts a throughput capacity of 400 Gbps line rate, with an oversubscription ratio of 480:400, highlighting its ability to manage large volumes of network traffic efficiently. The requirement for SFPs allows for flexible network connectivity and expansion possibilities, catering to the specific needs of various network architectures. Safety and compliance are paramount, with certifications from UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1 for safety, IEC/EN 60825 for laser safety, and adherence to several regional and international standards. The module meets a comprehensive range of EMC, immunity, and ETSI standards, ensuring its operation does not interfere with other equipment and is resilient to a wide array of environmental stresses.
  • 48 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports for high-density, high-speed networking
  • Compatible with a wide range of ASR 9000 Series chassis for flexible deployment options
  • Supports comprehensive Layer 2 and Layer 3 services for versatile network configurations
The Cisco A9K-48X10GE-1G-TR is designed for organizations seeking to build or expand their network infrastructure with a reliable, high-performance solution. Its combination of high-density Ethernet connectivity, comprehensive service support, and rigorous safety and operational standards makes it a key component in the Cisco ASR 9000 Series ecosystem, capable of meeting the demands of today's service providers.


Item CodeCisco A9K-48X10GE-1G-TR
ManufacturerCisco Systems
Total Ports48
Port Specification10GbE (10 Gigabit Ethernet)
Functionality FocusPacket-Based Transport Network Optimization
Router CompatibilityASR 9922, ASR 9912, ASR 9910, ASR 9906, ASR 9904, ASR 9010, ASR 9006
Dimensions (HxWxD)14 x 1.72 x 20.5 inches
Unit Weight20 pounds
Operating Temp (Low)5°C
Operating Temp (High)40°C
Operational Humidity (Low)10%
Operational Humidity (High)85%
Storage Temp (Low)-40°C
Storage Temp (High)75°C
Storage Humidity (Low)5%
Storage Humidity (High)95%
Min Altitude for Operation-60 meters
Max Altitude for Operation4000 meters
Data Throughput Capacity400 Gbps Consistent Rate
Subscription Ratio480:400
Compliance - SafetyUL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, IEC/EN 60825 Laser, ACA TS001, AS/NZS 60950
Compliance - ImmunityIEC/EN-61000-4 Series
Compliance - EMCFCC Class A, ICES 003 Class A, CISPR 22 Class A, and others
Compliance - ETSIEN300 386, ETSI 300 019, among others
Network ServicesIP, MPLS, Ethernet, L2VPN, L3VPN
Quality of Service (QoS)Basic
Required ComponentsSFP Modules

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