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by Arista
Product Line: Arista Networks
Product Type: Switch
Original price $2,328.00 - Original price $11,365.00
Original price
$2,328.00 - $11,365.00
Current price $2,328.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7500R-36Q-LC is a high-capacity line card designed for Arista networking devices, featuring 36 port 40GbE QSFP capabilities, with flexibility for up to 96 10GbE ports, 24 25GbE ports, 36 40GbE ports, 12 50GbE ports, and 6 100GbE ports for versatile network configurations. It comes equipped with an 8GB port buffer and supports a wide range of operating temperatures from 0°C to 40°C, and can operate at altitudes up to 10,000 ft, ensuring reliable performance in various environments. Additionally, the card consumes 346W of power typically, with a maximum of 378W, and includes safety features such as N+N Grid redundant power system and 1+1 Supervisor redundancy, enhancing network reliability and uptime.

Key Feature for the DCS-7500R-36Q-LC

  • What is the maximum number of 10GbE ports supported?
    The maximum number of supported 10GbE ports is 96.
  • How does the weight of the 36 port 40GbE QSFP (6 port 100GbE) wirespeed line card compare to other networking hardware?
    It weighs 12.5 lbs (5.7 kg), which is consistent with high-capacity networking hardware designed for robust applications.
  • Is AlgoMatch supported on this line card?
    No, AlgoMatch is not supported.
  • What are the power requirements for the line card?
    The typical power requirement is 346W, with a maximum of 378W.
  • Can the line card operate in environments with high humidity?
    Yes, it can operate in environments with a relative humidity range of 5% to 95%.
  • What are the dimensions of the line card?
    The dimensions are 17.5” x 1.75” x 23” (44.5 x 4.5 x 58.4cm).
  • What is the maximum operating altitude for the device?
    The maximum operating altitude is 10,000 feet.
  • Does the device support accelerated sFlow?
    No, accelerated sFlow is not supported.
  • What temperature range can the device be stored in?
    The storage temperature range is from -40°C to 70°C.
  • What redundancy features are included with the line card?
    It features N+N Grid redundant power system and 1+1 Supervisor redundancy.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7500R-36Q-LC line card supports a wide range of Ethernet speeds, from 10GbE up to 100GbE, across its 36 QSFP ports, making it versatile for various network scaling needs. However, the lack of AlgoMatch and accelerated sFlow may limit its efficiency in complex traffic management and monitoring scenarios. Additionally, its power consumption is relatively high, but this is mitigated by its support for N+N grid redundant power system and 1+1 supervisor redundancy, ensuring high availability and reliability in critical network environments.


The Arista DCS-7500R-36Q-LC is a high-capacity, 36-port 40GbE QSFP line card designed to deliver exceptional performance and scalability for data center networks. It supports a versatile range of Ethernet speeds, making it suitable for diverse network requirements. The card's ability to handle up to 96 10GbE ports, 24 25GbE ports, 36 40GbE ports, 12 50GbE ports, and 6 100GbE ports on a single module allows for efficient network design and expansion without the need for immediate hardware upgrades. This line card does not feature AlgoMatch or accelerated sFlow, focusing instead on providing high-speed, reliable connections with a substantial port buffer of 8GB. This ensures smooth data transmission across the network, even during peak loads. The hardware is designed with a keen eye on power efficiency and thermal management, with a typical power consumption of 346W and a maximum of 378W. Its physical dimensions are 17.5 inches in width, 1.75 inches in height, and 23 inches in depth, making it compatible with standard networking racks and enclosures. Key specifications include: -
  • Weight: 12.5 lbs (5.7 kg), facilitating easier handling and installation.
  • Operating Temperature: Ranges from 0°C to 40°C, ensuring reliable performance in various environmental conditions.
  • Relative Humidity: Operates effectively within 5% to 95% humidity levels, accommodating a wide range of atmospheric conditions.
Moreover, the line card is engineered to operate at altitudes ranging from sea level up to 10,000 feet, offering flexibility for deployment in different geographical locations. Its resilience is further enhanced by an N+N Grid redundant power system and 1+1 Supervisor redundancy, ensuring continuous operation and minimizing downtime in the event of component failure. The Arista DCS-7500R-36Q-LC is built to meet the rigorous demands of modern data centers, offering a scalable and reliable solution for high-speed network infrastructures. It stands as a testament to Arista's commitment to quality and performance in the networking industry, providing a foundation for businesses to grow their networks with confidence.


Item Number and Manufacturer Arista DCS-7500R-36Q-LC
QSFP Ports Description 36 ports for 40GbE, convertible to 6 ports for 100GbE, with full-rate performance
Maximum Ports for 10GbE 96
Maximum Ports for 25GbE 24
Maximum Ports for 40GbE 36
Maximum Ports for 50GbE 12
Maximum Ports for 100GbE 6
AlgoMatch Technology No
Accelerated sFlow Capability No
Memory Allocation for Ports 8GB
Unit Weight 12.5 lbs (5.7 kg)
Power Consumption (Typical/Maximum) 346W / 378W
Physical Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth) 17.5” x 1.75” x 23” (44.5 x 4.5 x 58.4cm)
Minimum Operating Temperature 0°C
Maximum Operating Temperature 40°C
Minimum Storage Temperature -40°C
Maximum Storage Temperature 70°C
Minimum Relative Humidity 5%
Maximum Relative Humidity 95%
Minimum Operating Altitude 0 ft
Maximum Operating Altitude 10,000 ft
Power System Redundancy N+N Grid
Supervisor Redundancy 1+1

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