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by Arista
Product Line: Arista 7300X Series
Product Type: Data Center Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $455.00
Original price
$0.00 - $455.00
Current price $455.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7304X-FM is a Fabric-X module designed for the Arista DCS-7304 chassis, ensuring optimal performance for slots 1-4 with its integrated fan system for efficient front-to-rear air cooling. This module has physical dimensions of 30cm (H) x 9.4cm (W) x 26.1cm (D) and weighs 10.2 lbs (4.6 kg), with a typical power consumption of 97.5W and a maximum of 172W. Operating within a temperature range of 0°C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F) and at altitudes up to 10,000 ft (3,000m), it ensures reliable performance under varying environmental conditions.

Key Feature for the DCS-7304X-FM

  • What chassis is compatible with the Fabric-X module?
    The Fabric-X module is compatible with the DCS-7304 chassis.
  • Can the Fabric-X module be used in any slot within the DCS-7304 chassis?
    No, the Fabric-X module is designed for use in slots 1-4 of the DCS-7304 chassis.
  • What are the physical dimensions of the Fabric-X module?
    The Fabric-X module measures 30cm in height, 9.4cm in width, and 26.1cm in depth.
  • What is the weight of the Fabric-X module?
    The Fabric-X module weighs 10.2 lbs (4.6 kg).
  • What power requirements does the Fabric-X module have?
    The typical power draw is 97.5W, with a maximum of 172W.
  • What are the operating temperature limits for the Fabric-X module?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0 °C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F).
  • How does the Fabric-X module handle cooling?
    The module uses a front-to-rear air flow mechanism for cooling.
  • What are the storage temperature limits for the Fabric-X module?
    The storage temperature ranges from -25°C (-13°F) to 70°C (158°F).
  • What is the maximum operating altitude for the Fabric-X module?
    The maximum operating altitude is 10,000 ft (3,000m).
  • What is the relative humidity tolerance for the Fabric-X module during operation?
    The relative humidity tolerance ranges from 5% to 95% during operation.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7304X-FM Fabric-X module, necessary for the first four slots of the 7304 chassis, features an efficient front-to-rear air cooling design, ensuring effective thermal management for high-performance operations. With dimensions allowing for a compact fit and a weight of 10.2 lbs, it's designed for easy integration into network setups, maintaining a balance between space utilization and functionality. However, the module's power consumption, peaking at 172W under maximum load, may pose considerations for energy efficiency and operational cost in environments where power conservation is critical.


The Arista DCS-7304X-FM is a crucial component designed specifically for use within the Arista DCS-7304 chassis, ensuring optimized performance and reliability for demanding network environments. This Fabric-X module integrates fans and is essential for the operation of slots 1-4 in the chassis, providing efficient cooling through a front-to-rear airflow design. The module's integration into the system is pivotal for maintaining operational integrity and supporting the system's high-performance capabilities. Key specifications of the Arista DCS-7304X-FM include its physical dimensions and operating conditions. It stands at a height of 30cm, with a width of 9.4cm and a depth of 26.1cm, making it a compact yet powerful addition to the Arista networking hardware lineup. Weighing in at 10.2 lbs (4.6 kg), it is designed for easy installation and maintenance within the network infrastructure. The module operates efficiently with a typical power consumption of 97.5W, scaling up to a maximum of 172W under peak conditions, ensuring that it meets the diverse needs of modern data centers without excessive energy expenditure. Regarding environmental adaptability, the DCS-7304X-FM is built to withstand a broad range of temperatures and humidity levels. It can operate effectively in temperatures ranging from 0 °C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F) and can be stored in conditions from -25°C (-13°F) to 70°C (158°F), demonstrating its resilience in various climatic conditions. Humidity tolerance ranges from a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 95%, ensuring continued performance in environments with varying moisture levels. Additionally, it is capable of operating at altitudes up to 10,000 ft (3,000m), offering flexibility for deployment in various geographical locations. Supporting the DCS-7304 chassis, the DCS-7304X-FM is vital for maintaining system efficiency and reliability. Its design incorporates specific features to ensure redundancy and graceful degradation, promoting system longevity and reliability. The module's compatibility is further extended with accessories such as the DCS-7304-S-FAN-F for fan-only modules and the FAN-7002-F as a fan spare, highlighting the system's modular design and ease of maintenance.
  • Integrated fans for efficient cooling
  • Supports a wide range of operating temperatures and humidity levels
  • Designed for easy integration and maintenance within the DCS-7304 chassis
In summary, the Arista DCS-7304X-FM is engineered to meet the stringent requirements of modern data centers, providing efficient cooling, power management, and environmental resilience. Its compact size, coupled with its broad operating range and support for essential redundancy features, makes it an indispensable component of the Arista DCS-7304 chassis, ensuring that network operations remain uninterrupted and efficient across a wide range of conditions.


Part Number DCS-7304X-FM
Manufacturer Arista
Supported Chassis DCS-7304
Module Designation Fabric-X with integrated cooling, mandatory for bays 1 through 4
Airflow Direction Front-to-back
Height 30cm
Width 9.4cm
Depth 26.1cm
Mass 4.6kg
Power Consumption, Average (Peak) 97.5W (172W)
Operational Temperature Range 0°C to 40°C
Storage Temperature Range -25°C to 70°C
Operational Humidity Range 5% to 95%
Operational Altitude Range 0 to 10,000 feet
Average Power Consumption 98W
Maximum Power Consumption 172W
Cooling Module Only DCS-7304-S-FAN-F
Replacement Fan Part FAN-7002-F
Applicable Switch Model DCS-7304 (Air Inlet)

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