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Product Line: Arista DCS-7512R-FM
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $2,402.00
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Current price $2,402.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7512R-FM is a fabric module designed specifically for the 7512 Chassis, supporting slots 1-6 with a redundancy configuration of 5+1. It measures 2.5 inches in height, 21 inches in width, 10.25 inches in depth, and weighs 25 lbs, with a typical power consumption of 570W and a maximum of 680W. The module operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C, can function up to an altitude of 10,000 ft, and meets EMC emissions standards including FCC and EN55022.

Key Feature for the DCS-7512R-FM

  • What chassis models are compatible with the Fabric (integrated fan) Module?
    The Fabric Module is designed for the DCS-7512N chassis, supporting fabric slots 1-6.
  • Can the Fabric Module for the 7512 Chassis operate in high-temperature environments?
    Yes, it can operate in environments with temperatures ranging from 0°C to 40°C.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the Fabric Module?
    The module measures 2.5 inches in height, 21 inches in width, and 10.25 inches in depth, weighing 25 lbs.
  • Is redundancy supported by the Fabric Module for the 7512 Chassis?
    Yes, it supports a 5+1 redundancy configuration for enhanced reliability.
  • What is the typical and maximum power consumption of the Fabric Module?
    It typically consumes 570W, with a maximum of 680W.
  • Does the Fabric Module feature an integrated fan?
    Yes, it includes an integrated fan module for cooling.
  • What are the storage temperature limits for the Fabric Module?
    It can be stored in temperatures ranging from -40°C to 70°C.
  • How does the Fabric Module handle humidity and altitude during operation?
    It operates within 5% to 90% relative humidity and from 0 to 10,000 feet altitude.
  • What EMC emissions standards does the Fabric Module for the 7512 Chassis meet?
    It meets several standards, including FCC, EN55022, EN61000-3-2/3/3-11/3-12.
  • What is the required operating environment for the Fabric Module in terms of temperature and humidity?
    The module operates in 0°C to 40°C temperature and 5% to 90% relative humidity.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7512R-FM offers reliable performance for the 7512 chassis, supporting fabric slots 1-6 with a 5+1 redundancy feature that ensures network resilience. However, its power consumption can peak at 680W, which might be a consideration for energy-conscious deployments. Additionally, its operating temperature range from 0°C to 40°C and integrated fan module ensure stable operation across various environments, though the weight of 25 lbs (11.4 kg) may require careful handling during installation.


The Arista DCS-7512R-FM is a fabric module designed specifically for the Arista 7512 chassis. It occupies fabric slots 1 through 6 and is critical for the operation and redundancy of the network system. This module is not just a passive component but plays a pivotal role in the overall performance and reliability of the Arista networking solution. It features an integrated fan module, ensuring that the system remains cool and operates efficiently under various conditions. With dimensions of 2.5 inches in height, 21 inches in width, and 10.25 inches in depth, the module is compact yet powerful. It weighs 25 lbs (11.4 kg), making it sturdy and robust enough for secure installation but still manageable for handling and maintenance tasks. The power requirements are typical for a device of its caliber, with a maximum consumption of 680W, although normally operating at around 570W. This balance between power and performance is a key aspect of its design, ensuring that it delivers optimal performance without excessive energy use. The DCS-7512R-FM is designed to support the DCS-7512N chassis, indicating its compatibility and seamless integration with Arista's ecosystem. This integration is crucial for maintaining high standards of performance and reliability in demanding network environments. The inclusion of an integrated fan module underscores the attention to detail in its design, prioritizing not just performance but also the longevity and reliability of the system through effective temperature management. Operating conditions are a vital consideration for any networking hardware, and the DCS-7512R-FM is built to withstand a wide range of environments. It operates efficiently at temperatures ranging from 0°C to 40°C and can be stored in conditions from -40°C up to 70°C. This wide range ensures that the module can be deployed in various climates and conditions without concern for its performance or durability. Humidity levels are also accounted for, with the module operating optimally in conditions from 5% to 90% relative humidity. This tolerance ensures reliability in both dry and humid environments. Furthermore, the module can operate effectively at altitudes from sea level up to 10,000 feet, providing flexibility for installation in various geographical locations. Whether it's a data center located in a high-altitude region or a network operation at sea level, the DCS-7512R-FM maintains its performance standards. Compliance with EMC emissions standards, including FCC, EN55022, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3 or EN61000-3-11, and EN61000-3-12, ensures that the module operates within safe electromagnetic interference levels. This compliance is crucial for maintaining the integrity of network operations and ensuring that the module does not cause disruptions in its operating environment or to nearby electronic devices.
  • Integrated fan module for optimal cooling and performance.
  • Supports a wide range of operating temperatures and humidity levels for versatile deployment.
  • Complies with key EMC emissions standards for safe and reliable network operations.
In summary, the Arista DCS-7512R-FM is a critical component for the Arista 7512 chassis, designed for efficiency, reliability, and performance. Its specifications and design considerations ensure that it meets the needs of demanding network environments, offering a blend of performance, durability, and compliance with industry standards.


Item Number Arista DCS-7512R-FM
Description Fan and Fabric Module for 7512 Series Chassis, Fits in slots 1 through 6
Redundancy Configuration Supports 5+1 Redundancy Scheme
Height 2.5 inches (6.4 cm)
Width 21 inches (53 cm)
Depth 10.25 inches (26 cm)
Mass 25 pounds (11.4 kilograms)
Power Consumption (Standard/Peak) 570 Watts / 680 Watts
Compatible Chassis DCS-7512N
Fan Module Incorporated Integrated
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 90%
Minimum Altitude for Operation 0 feet
Maximum Altitude for Operation 10,000 feet
Compliance with EMC Standards FCC, EN55022, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, EN61000-3-11, EN61000-3-12

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