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Product Line: Arista DCS-7328X-FM
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $2,344.00
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Current price $2,344.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7328X-FM is an integrated fan module designed specifically for the DCS-7308 chassis, supporting slots 1-4 with front-to-rear airflow and featuring Redundancy Graceful Degradation for optimal performance. It measures 17.3” (H) x 3.7” (W) x 11.8” (D) and weighs 19.6 lbs, with a typical power consumption of 380W and a maximum of 577W. The module operates efficiently within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C, supports a relative humidity range of 5% to 95%, and can function up to a maximum altitude of 10,000 ft.

Key Feature for the DCS-7328X-FM

  • What chassis is the integrated fans module designed for?
    The integrated fans module is designed for the DCS-7308 chassis.
  • Can the integrated fans module support front-to-rear air flow?
    Yes, the integrated fans module supports front-to-rear air flow.
  • What is the weight of the integrated fans module?
    The integrated fans module weighs 19.6 lbs (8.9 kg).
  • What are the physical dimensions of the integrated fans module?
    The physical dimensions are 17.3” (H) x 3.7”(W) x 11.8” (D) or 43.9cm x 9.4cm x 30cm.
  • How much power does the integrated fans module typically consume?
    The typical power consumption is 380W, with a maximum of 577W.
  • What is the operating temperature range for the integrated fans module?
    The operating temperature range is from 0 °C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F).
  • What is the storage temperature range for the integrated fans module?
    The storage temperature range is from -25 °C (-13 °F) to 70°C (158°F).
  • What are the humidity requirements for the integrated fans module?
    The minimum relative humidity is 5%, and the maximum is 95%.
  • Up to what altitude can the integrated fans module operate?
    The integrated fans module can operate up to 10,000 ft, (3,000m).
  • What are the EMC emissions and immunity standards met by the integrated fans module?
    EMC Emissions: FCC, EN55032, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3. Immunity: EN55024, EN55035, EN300 386.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7328X-FM fan module, designed for the DCS-7308 chassis, supports optimal cooling for slots 1-4, ensuring uninterrupted performance with front-to-rear airflow and redundancy for graceful degradation. While its physical dimensions allow for an efficient use of rack space, the module's weight and power consumption (19.6 lbs and 380W typical, 577W maximum) may require consideration in dense deployments. Additionally, it operates effectively within a broad range of environmental conditions, but the maximum operating temperature is capped at 40°C, potentially limiting its use in high-temperature environments.


The Arista DCS-7328X-FM is a specialized fan module designed to support the Arista 7308 chassis, ensuring optimal cooling and operational efficiency for slots 1-4 within the system. This module is essential for maintaining the proper temperature and airflow from front to rear, thereby safeguarding the hardware from overheating and contributing to system reliability and performance stability. Key features of the Arista DCS-7328X-FM include: - Integrated fans design to support specific slots in the 7308 chassis. - Engineered for front-to-rear air direction to maintain consistent cooling across the system. - Supports Redundancy Graceful Degradation to ensure system continuity even in the event of a fan failure. The physical dimensions of the DCS-7328X-FM are 17.3 inches in height, 3.7 inches in width, and 11.8 inches in depth, with a weight of 19.6 lbs, making it a compact yet significant component of the Arista networking solution. It is specifically designed to fit into an 8 rack unit space, optimizing the use of available rack space while ensuring sufficient airflow. The module operates efficiently within a temperature range from 0°C to 40°C and can be stored in temperatures ranging from -25°C to 70°C. It is designed to function reliably within a relative humidity range of 5% to 95%, ensuring performance stability in a wide range of environmental conditions. Additionally, the fan module can operate at altitudes up to 10,000 feet without compromising its cooling efficiency. In terms of power requirements, the DCS-7328X-FM has a typical power draw of 380W, with a maximum of 577W under peak conditions. This power efficiency contributes to the overall energy management of the system, reducing operational costs while maintaining performance. The fan module complies with various EMC emissions and immunity standards, including FCC, EN55032, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3 for emissions, and EN55024, EN55035, EN300 386 for immunity. These certifications ensure that the DCS-7328X-FM not only performs reliably within its intended operational parameters but also coexists harmoniously within a network infrastructure without causing or being susceptible to electromagnetic interference. For maintenance or replacement, the fan module is compatible with the FAN-7002H-F spare part. It is designed to work seamlessly with the DCS-7320X-32C-LC line card and the PWR-3KT-AC-BLUE power supply unit, highlighting its integral role in the Arista 7308 chassis ecosystem. In summary, the Arista DCS-7328X-FM fan module is a critical component designed to ensure efficient cooling and operational reliability for the Arista 7308 chassis. Its adherence to environmental and operational standards, combined with its compact design and compatibility with specific Arista hardware, makes it a key part of maintaining an optimal networking environment.


Product Number DCS-7328X-FM
Manufacturer Arista
Description Fan module for 7308 chassis, necessary for slots 1 through 4, supports airflow from front to back
Airflow Redundancy Supports graceful performance reduction
Height 43.9 cm (17.3 inches)
Width 9.4 cm (3.7 inches)
Depth 30 cm (11.8 inches)
Weight 8.9 kg (19.6 lbs)
Power Consumption (Typical/Max) 380W / 577W
Compatible Chassis DCS-7308
Operating Temperature Range 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature Range -25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)
Humidity Level (Operating) 5% to 95%
Operational Altitude 0 to 3,000 meters (0 to 10,000 feet)
EMC Emissions Compliance FCC, EN55032, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3
Immunity Standards EN55024, EN55035, EN300 386
Power Consumption 380W (Typical), 578W (Maximum)
Replacement Fan Part Number FAN-7002H-F
Supported Line Card DCS-7320X-32C-LC
Power Supply Unit PWR-3KT-AC-BLUE
Rack Space Requirement 8U

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