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Product Line: Cisco ASR 9000 Series
Product Type: Power Supply
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Product Description

The A9KV-V2-DC-A CISCO features a DC power supply and supports a configuration of 44-Port GE + 4-Port 10-GE, suitable for diverse networking needs. It operates within a voltage range of -74V to -36V DC, adheres to NEBS GR-1089 Issue 5 and GR-63 Issue 3 standards, and is designed to withstand extreme temperatures from -40 °C to 65 °C. This device, with dimensions of 1.56H x 17.42W x 9.1D inches and weighing 9.30 lbs, ensures compatibility with Cisco IOS-XR 5.2.2 software or higher and is engineered for high-altitude operation up to 4000m, making it versatile for various installation environments.

FAQs for the A9KV-V2-DC-A

  • What is the power supply type for this device?
    The power supply type is DC.
  • How many ports are available on the 44-Port GE + 4-Port 10-GE device?
    It offers a total of 48 ports, comprising 44 Gigabit Ethernet ports and 4 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports.
  • What are the physical dimensions of this networking hardware?
    The dimensions are 1.56 inches in height, 17.42 inches in width, and 9.1 inches in depth.
  • What is the nominal power rating for part number 44-Port GE + 4-Port 10-GE?
    The nominal power rating is 120 W.
  • What is the weight of the device?
    The device weighs 9.30 lbs.
  • What voltage range can the device operate within?
    The device operates within a voltage range of 1-36V to -74V DC.
  • What are the operating temperature limits?
    It can operate between -40 °C and 65 °C.
  • What is the maximum operating altitude for the 44-Port GE + 4-Port 10-GE?
    The maximum operating altitude is 4000m.
  • What software version is required for this hardware?
    It requires Cisco IOS-XR version 5.2.2 or higher.
  • What are the NEBS standards compliance details for this product?
    This product complies with NEBS GR-1089 Issue 5 and GR-63 Issue 3 standards.

Product Review

The Cisco A9KV-V2-DC-A is equipped with a DC power supply, supporting a diverse range of input voltages from 1 to -74V DC, and operates efficiently with a nominal power requirement of 120W. With dimensions accommodating a 1U rack space, it features 44 GE ports and 4 10-GE ports, providing ample connectivity options for high-density networking environments. However, potential drawbacks include the operational temperature limits (-40 °C to 65 °C) and the requirement for Cisco IOS-XR 5.2.2 or higher, which may necessitate software upgrades in certain deployments.


The CISCO A9KV-V2-DC-A is a high-capacity, DC-powered networking device designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and large network environments. This device combines efficiency, performance, and reliability, making it suitable for a wide range of applications including enterprise networking, cloud computing, and more. At the core of its specifications, the A9KV-V2-DC-A operates with a DC power supply type, ensuring compatibility with data center power systems. It features a total of 48 ports, which includes 44 Gigabit Ethernet ports and 4 ten-Gigabit Ethernet ports, providing ample connectivity options for various network requirements. The physical dimensions of the device are compact, with a height of 1.56 inches, a width of 17.42 inches, and a depth of 9.1 inches, allowing it to easily fit into standard networking racks and cabinets. Despite its small size, it weighs 9.30 lbs, testament to its solid construction and build quality. Furthermore, it is designed to operate efficiently, with a nominal power consumption of 120W, and supports a wide range of input voltages from -74V DC to 1-36V DC, enhancing its adaptability to different power supplies. The A9KV-V2-DC-A is built to withstand challenging environmental conditions. It operates within a temperature range of -40 °C to 65 °C and can handle relative humidity levels from 10% (non-condensing) to 95% (non-condensing). It is also designed to be stored in conditions ranging from -40 °C to 70 °C with up to 93% non-condensing humidity. These features ensure the device's reliability and durability in various operating conditions, including those found in outdoor or harsh environments.
  • NEBS GR-1089 Issue 5 and GR-63 Issue 3 certifications highlight its compliance with rigorous reliability and safety standards.
  • A console serial port is included, facilitating direct management and configuration.
  • Support for Cisco IOS-XR 5.2.2 and higher offers advanced software features and capabilities.
The device's pluggable form factor and adherence to ANSI standards for chassis design further contribute to its ease of installation and maintenance. With an operating altitude of up to 4000 meters, it ensures consistent performance even in high-altitude locations. In summary, the CISCO A9KV-V2-DC-A is a versatile and reliable networking hardware solution, engineered to support the complex requirements of today's networking environments. Its combination of high port density, environmental resilience, and advanced software support makes it a capable foundation for building and expanding network infrastructures. Whether deployed in data centers, enterprise networks, or other high-demand applications, it offers the performance and reliability necessary to support critical connectivity needs.


Part NumberCISCO A9KV-V2-DC-A
Power Supply SpecificationDC Power
Interface Count48 Ports (44 Gigabit Ethernet + 4 Ten-Gigabit Ethernet)
Height1.56 Inches
Width17.42 Inches
Depth9.1 Inches
Mass9.30 Pounds
Standard Power Consumption120 Watts
Minimum Voltage Requirement1-36V DC
Maximum Voltage Tolerance-74V DC
Compliance StandardsNEBS GR-1089 Issue 5, GR-63 Issue 3
Operational Low Temperature-40 °C
Operational High Temperature65 °C
Lowest Humidity for Operation10% (Non-Condensing)
Highest Humidity for Operation95% (Non-Condensing)
Lowest Storage Temperature-40 °C
Highest Storage Temperature70 °C
Maximum Humidity for Storage93% (Non-Condensing)
Maximum Operating Elevation4000 Meters
Management InterfaceConsole Serial Port
Device TypeModular Insert
Supported Software VersionCisco IOS-XR 5.2.2 or Newer
Design StandardsChassis Meets ANSI Specifications

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