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by Arista
Product Line: Arista Networks
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $4,017.00
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Current price $4,017.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7500R-48S2CQ-LC Arista features a 48 port 1/10GbE SFP+ and 2 port 100GbE QSFP wirespeed line card, supporting up to 56 10GbE, 8 25GbE, 2 40GbE, 4 50GbE, and 2 100GbE ports. It is equipped with a 4GB port buffer and designed for high efficiency with a typical power consumption of 190W (max 208W), housed in dimensions of 17.5” x 1.75” x 23” (44.5 x 4.5 x 58.4cm) and weighing 11.5 lbs (5.2 kg). The unit operates reliably within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C, supports a relative humidity from 5% to 95%, and can function up to an altitude of 10,000 ft, ensuring adaptability to various environmental conditions.

Key Feature for the DCS-7500R-48S2CQ-LC

  • What is the maximum number of 10GbE ports available on the device?
    The device supports a maximum of 56 10GbE ports, which include 48 SFP+ ports and 8 via breakout.
  • How does the 48 port 1/10GbE SFP+ device accommodate 100GbE networking needs?
    It includes 2 port 100GbE QSFP wirespeed line cards to support 100GbE connectivity.
  • What is the power consumption range for this networking device?
    The typical power consumption is 190W, with a maximum of 208W.
  • Does the device feature AlgoMatch technology?
    No, AlgoMatch technology is not supported on this device.
  • What are the physical dimensions of the device?
    The dimensions are 17.5” x 1.75” x 23” (44.5 x 4.5 x 58.4cm).
  • Can you detail the device's operating and storage temperature ranges?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0°C to 40°C, while the storage temperature ranges from -40°C to 70°C.
  • What is the port buffer size on this device?
    The device has a 4GB port buffer.
  • How does the device handle power redundancy?
    It employs an N+N Grid redundant power system for enhanced power reliability.
  • What is the maximum altitude at which the device can operate?
    The device can operate at altitudes up to 10,000 feet.
  • What redundancy features are included for improved reliability?
    The device includes 1+1 Supervisor redundancy to ensure continuous operation.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7500R-48S2CQ-LC offers a versatile range of Ethernet speeds, supporting up to 56 10GbE ports, 8 25GbE ports, and scalability up to 100GbE with two ports, catering to diverse networking demands. However, the absence of AlgoMatch and accelerated sFlow may limit its efficiency in complex data processing and monitoring tasks. Equipped with a 4GB port buffer and designed for resilience with N+N grid redundant power and 1+1 supervisor redundancy, it ensures reliable operation across a wide range of environmental conditions.


The Arista DCS-7500R-48S2CQ-LC is a high-performance line card designed for advanced networking requirements. It features 48 ports of 1/10GbE SFP+ and 2 ports of 100GbE QSFP, supporting wire-speed performance across all ports. This flexible configuration allows for a maximum of 56 10GbE ports when utilizing 8 of the 48 SFP+ ports for breakout, addressing the needs of dense network environments. Additionally, the card supports up to 8 25GbE ports, 2 40GbE ports, 4 50GbE ports, and 2 100GbE ports, offering a wide range of connectivity options for various network architectures. Key hardware specifications include: - Port Buffer of 4GB, ensuring efficient handling of network traffic and minimizing packet loss. - A compact form factor with dimensions of 17.5" in width, 1.75" in height, and 23" in depth (44.5 x 4.5 x 58.4cm), making it suitable for deployment in a variety of rack spaces. - Weighing 11.5 lbs (5.2 kg), it is designed for easy installation and maintenance in data centers. The card operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C and can be stored in temperatures ranging from -40°C to 70°C. It is built to function in environments with relative humidity between 5% and 95%, ensuring reliability in a wide range of climatic conditions. Moreover, it is capable of operating at altitudes from 0 ft to 10,000 ft, providing flexibility for installations in various geographical locations. Power efficiency is a key aspect of its design, with typical power consumption at 190W and a maximum of 208W. This optimizes operational costs and contributes to a lower total cost of ownership. The DCS-7500R-48S2CQ-LC is equipped with a N+N Grid redundant power system and 1+1 Supervisor redundancy, enhancing its reliability and uptime, critical for business-critical applications and data center operations. However, it is important to note that the DCS-7500R-48S2CQ-LC does not support AlgoMatch and accelerated sFlow, features that may be required for specific advanced networking functions. Users should consider these aspects when planning their network architecture and performance requirements. In summary, the Arista DCS-7500R-48S2CQ-LC line card is a high-capacity, flexible networking solution designed for modern data centers. Its extensive port configuration, combined with high port buffer capacity and efficient power usage, makes it a suitable option for environments requiring high-density, high-performance networking capabilities. The inclusion of redundancy features further underscores its reliability, ensuring continuous operation and minimal downtime.


Item Number and Producer Arista DCS-7500R-48S2CQ-LC
Port Configuration 48 ports for 1/10GbE SFP+, 2 ports for 100GbE QSFP at full transmission speed
Maximum 10GbE Ports 56 (includes 48 SFP+ and 8 via Breakout)
Maximum 25GbE Ports 8
Maximum 40GbE Ports 2
Maximum 50GbE Ports 4
Maximum 100GbE Ports 2
AlgoMatch Technology Unavailable
Enhanced sFlow Unavailable
Memory Buffer 4GB
Mass 11.5 lbs (5.2 kg)
Energy Consumption (Typical/Max) 190W / 208W
Size (WxHxD) 17.5” x 1.75” x 23” (44.5 x 4.5 x 58.4 cm)
Lowest Operating Temperature 0°C
Highest Operating Temperature 40°C
Lowest Storage Temperature -40°C
Highest Storage Temperature 70°C
Minimum Relative Humidity 5%
Maximum Relative Humidity 95%
Minimum Operating Elevation 0 ft
Maximum Operating Elevation 10,000 ft
Power Redundancy N+N Grid redundant power system
Supervisor Engine Redundancy 1+1 configuration

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