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by Arista
Product Line: Arista
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $837.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7504R-FM is an integrated fan module designed for 7504 and 7504N Chassis, supporting fabric slots 1-6 with dimensions of 2.5 x 8.5 x 10.25 inches and a weight of 7.5 lbs. It features N+1 fabric module redundancy, N+1 fan module redundancy, and an N+N grid redundant power system, ensuring uninterrupted operation. The module supports a maximum throughput of 38 Tbps/17.3Bpps, with port densities up to 576 ports for 10GbE and 25GbE, 144 ports for 40GbE and 100GbE, and 288 ports for 50GbE, operating within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C and a maximum power consumption of 5,640W.

Key Feature for the DCS-7504R-FM

  • What are the dimensions of the integrated fan module for the 7504 and 7504N chassis?
    The dimensions are 2.5 x 8.5 x 10.25 inches (6.4 x 21.6 x 26cm).
  • How does the integrated fan module contribute to system redundancy?
    It supports N+1 fabric module redundancy and N+1 fan module redundancy, ensuring continuous operation even if one component fails.
  • What is the weight of the integrated fan module?
    The module weighs 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg).
  • Can you detail the maximum Ethernet densities supported by the chassis utilizing this module?
    Maximum densities are 576 ports for 10GbE and 25GbE, 144 ports for 40GbE and 100GbE, and 288 ports for 50GbE.
  • What is the maximum power consumption of the chassis with the integrated fan module?
    The maximum power consumption is 5,640W.
  • What are the operating temperature limits for the integrated fan module?
    The operating temperature ranges from Min 0°C to Max 40°C.
  • What is the maximum throughput and packets per second (PPS) the chassis can achieve with this module?
    The maximum throughput is 38 Tbps with a processing speed of 17.3 billion PPS.
  • What are the storage temperature limits for the integrated fan module?
    Storage temperature ranges from Min -40°C to Max 70°C.
  • What are the relative humidity limits for operating the chassis with this module?
    Relative humidity can range from Min 5% to Max 95%.
  • What is the operating altitude range for the chassis when equipped with the integrated fan module?
    The operating altitude range is 0 to 10,000 ft (0-3,000m).

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7504R-FM offers exceptional scalability and flexibility in network design with its support for up to 576 ports for both 10GbE and 25GbE, alongside notable capacities for 40GbE, 50GbE, and 100GbE, catering to diverse network demands. However, its maximum power consumption of 5,640W may pose challenges for environments striving for energy efficiency or those with limited power availability. The module ensures high availability and minimal downtime through its N+1 fabric module redundancy and N+1 fan module redundancy, making it a reliable choice for critical network infrastructures.


The Arista DCS-7504R-FM is a key component of the Arista 7504 and 7504N chassis, catering specifically to fabric slots 1-6. This module is not just a mere accessory but a crucial part of the system that ensures efficient and continuous operation. Designed with precision, the module measures 2.5 x 8.5 x 10.25 inches (6.4 x 21.6 x 26 cm) and weighs 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg), making it a compact yet powerful addition to the network infrastructure. One of the standout features of the Arista DCS-7504R-FM is its support for N+1 fabric module redundancy. This feature enhances system reliability, ensuring that network operations can continue seamlessly even in the event of a module failure. The module also supports a variety of Ethernet densities, providing flexibility in network design and expansion. Specifically, it supports up to 576 ports for both 10GbE and 25GbE, 144 ports for 40GbE, 288 ports for 50GbE, and 144 ports for 100GbE. This wide range of support meets the needs of various network sizes and requirements. In terms of performance, the Arista DCS-7504R-FM delivers impressive throughput and packet processing speeds, capable of handling up to 38 Tbps and 17.3 billion packets per second (Bpps). This high performance ensures that data flows smoothly and efficiently across the network, meeting the demands of even the most data-intensive applications. The module's power consumption is another area where it stands out. Despite its high performance, it has a maximum power consumption of 5,640W, with typical power usage at 121W and reaching up to 163W under maximum load. This efficient power usage is essential for maintaining operational costs at a manageable level while still delivering top-tier network performance. Operating conditions are also a key consideration for network hardware, and the Arista DCS-7504R-FM is designed to operate within a wide range of environmental conditions. It can operate in temperatures ranging from 0°C to 40°C and can be stored in temperatures from -40°C to 70°C. It also operates effectively in relative humidity levels from 5% to 95% and at altitudes up to 10,000 feet (0-3,000m). This ensures that the module can perform reliably in various physical environments.
  • N+1 Fan module redundancy and N+N Grid redundant power system enhance system reliability.
  • Supports a wide range of Ethernet densities, ensuring flexibility in network design.
  • Efficient power consumption and wide operating conditions make it suitable for various environments.
In summary, the Arista DCS-7504R-FM is designed to meet the needs of modern data centers, offering high-density Ethernet support, superior performance, and efficient power usage. Its design considerations for redundancy, along with its ability to operate in diverse environmental conditions, ensure that it provides a reliable, high-performance foundation for Arista 7504 and 7504N chassis deployments.


Item Number and Producer Arista DCS-7504R-FM
Compatibility Designed for 7504 and 7504N Series Enclosures, fits fabric slots 1 through 6
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 2.5 x 8.5 x 10.25 inches (6.4 x 21.6 x 26 cm)
Mass 7.5 pounds (3.4 kilograms)
Fabric Module Redundancy Supports N+1 configuration
Peak 10GbE Capability Supports up to 576 Ports
Peak 25GbE Capability Supports up to 576 Ports
Peak 40GbE Capability Supports up to 144 Ports
Peak 50GbE Capability Supports up to 288 Ports
Peak 100GbE Capability Supports up to 144 Ports
Maximum Data Rate/Packet Rate 38 Terabits per second/17.3 Billion packets per second
Energy Consumption Peak 5,640 Watts
Minimum Operating Temperature 0°C
Maximum Operating Temperature 40°C
Minimum Storage Temperature -40°C
Maximum Storage Temperature 70°C
Minimum Operating Humidity 5%
Maximum Operating Humidity 95%
Operational Altitude Range 0 to 10,000 feet (0 to 3,000 meters)
Redundancy Configuration 5+1 scheme
Fan Module Redundancy Adopts N+1 strategy
Power Supply Redundancy N+N Grid configuration for redundancy
Standard and Peak Power Usage 121W (Standard), 163W (Maximum)

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