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by Arista
Product Line: Arista DCS-7500RA Series
Product Type: Network Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $533.00
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$0.00 - $533.00
Current price $533.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7500RA-36Q-LC Arista features a 150 Terabit per second fabric capacity and supports up to 576 wire-speed 100GbE ports, making it suitable for high-density networking environments. It operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C and can function at altitudes up to 10,000 ft (0-3,000m). This unit is designed with front-to-rear airflow for cooling, N+N grid redundant power system, and N+1 redundancy for fabric, fan, and supervisor modules, ensuring reliable operation.

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

  • What is the weight of the networking hardware?
    The weight is 12.5 lbs (5.7 kg).
  • How much power does the device typically consume?
    Typically, it consumes 346W, with a maximum of 378W.
  • Can you provide the physical dimensions of the hardware?
    Width: 17.5” (44.5 cm), Height: 1.75” (4.5 cm), Depth: 23” (58.4cm).
  • What is the operating temperature range?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0°C to 40°C.
  • What are the storage temperature limits?
    Storage temperature can range from -40°C to 70°C.
  • What is the relative humidity range for safe operation?
    Relative humidity for operation ranges from 5% to 95%.
  • At what altitude is the hardware designed to operate?
    It is designed to operate at altitudes from 0 to 10,000 ft (0-3,000m).
  • What redundancy features are included?
    Features include N+N Grid redundant power system, 1+1 Supervisor redundancy, N+1 Fabric module redundancy, and N+1 Fan module redundancy.
  • Are there both AC and DC power options available?
    Yes, it supports both AC and DC power options.
  • What cooling mechanism is utilized?
    It uses front-to-rear airflow for optimized cooling.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7500RA-36Q-LC offers high scalability and performance, supporting up to 864 100GbE ports per 42U rack and delivering a fabric capacity of 150 Terabits per second, catering to demanding data center environments. Redundancy features such as N+N Grid, 1+1 Supervisor, N+1 Fabric, and N+1 Fan modules, alongside AC and DC power options, ensure high reliability and continuous operation. However, its considerable physical size and power consumption, with typical power usage at 346W and a maximum of 378W, may pose challenges for smaller installations or those with limited power availability.


The Arista DCS-7500RA-36Q-LC is designed for high-density and high-performance computing environments, integrating seamlessly into data centers requiring maximum throughput and minimal latency. This solution is specifically engineered to cater to the needs of large scale data centers, offering extensive scalability, reliability, and energy efficiency. This unit has a weight of 12.5 lbs (5.7 kg) and dimensions that measure 17.5 inches in width, 1.75 inches in height, and 23 inches in depth, making it a compact yet powerful addition to any network infrastructure. It operates efficiently within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C, and can be stored in environments ranging from -40°C up to 70°C. Humidity tolerance ranges from a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 95%, ensuring reliable performance in varied environmental conditions. The hardware's operational altitude reaches up to 10,000 feet (approx. 3,000 meters), providing flexibility in deployment locations. Key features of the Arista DCS-7500RA-36Q-LC include: - N+N Grid redundant power system, 1+1 Supervisor redundancy, N+1 Fabric module redundancy, and N+1 Fan module redundancy, ensuring uninterrupted service and high availability. - Both AC and DC power options are available, catering to different power supply standards. - Front-to-rear airflow design enhances cooling efficiency, critical for maintaining optimal performance and extending the hardware's lifespan. Furthermore, the device boasts an impressive power efficiency, with a typical consumption of 346W and a maximum of 378W. Each 100GbE port approximately consumes 25W under typical operation, highlighting the system's energy efficiency. The Arista DCS-7500RA-36Q-LC's technical specifications are geared towards maximizing network capacity and performance: - The system can support up to 864 100GbE ports per 42U rack, providing unparalleled density. - It possesses a fabric capacity of 150 Terabits per second, enabling massive data throughput. - Packet processing capabilities reach up to 69 billion packets per second, facilitating high-speed data transmission. - Each slot on the device can handle up to 9.6 Terabit per second, ensuring each port operates at wire-speed for 100GbE connections. - Up to 576 100GbE ports can be utilized at wire-speed, making this device highly suitable for environments where speed and capacity are critical. In summary, the Arista DCS-7500RA-36Q-LC stands out as a premier solution for data centers demanding high density, superior performance, and resilience. Its design and technical specifications underline its capability to support extensive network demands, making it an essential component for modern, scalable, and efficient networking infrastructures.


Part Number DCS-7500RA-36Q-LC
Manufacturer Arista
Weight 12.5 pounds (5.7 kilograms)
Power Consumption (Typical/Maximum) 346 Watts / 378 Watts
Width 17.5 inches (44.5 cm)
Height 1.75 inches (4.5 cm)
Depth 23 inches (58.4 cm)
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%
Operating Altitude Range Up to 10,000 feet (0-3,000 meters)
Power Supply Redundancy Dual grid with N+N redundancy
Supervisor Modules Redundancy 1+1 Configuration
Fabric Module Redundancy N+1 Configuration
Fan Module Redundancy N+1 Configuration
Power Supply Options Support for both AC and DC
Airflow Direction Front-to-rear for efficient cooling
Energy Efficiency 25 Watts per 100GbE port
100GbE Port Density per 42U Rack Up to 864 ports
Fabric Throughput 150 Terabits per second
Packet Processing Capacity Up to 69 billion packets per second
Per Slot Capacity Up to 9.6 Terabits per second
Maximum Full-Speed Ports Up to 576 100GbE ports

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