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by Arista
Product Line: Arista
Product Type: Switch
Original price $669.00 - Original price $1,337.00
Original price
$669.00 - $1,337.00
Current price $1,337.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The DCS-7500E-72S-LC is a high-capacity line card for the Arista 7500E Series, featuring 48 SFP+ ports supporting 1G/10G speeds, and 2 MXP ports that can operate at 10G/40G/100G, enabling a maximum of 72 10GbE ports, 6 40GbE ports, and 2 100GbE ports. It is equipped with a 9GB port buffer to manage traffic spikes, 2+2 grid redundant power system, and 1+1 supervisor redundancy for enhanced reliability. The card measures 17.5” (W) x 1.75” (H) x 23” (D), weighs 13 lbs (5.9 kg), and operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C, making it well-suited for demanding data center environments.

Key Feature for the DCS7500E72SLC

  • What is the port configuration of the 48 port 10GbE SFP linecard?
    The linecard has 48 SFP+ ports for 1G/10G connectivity and 2 MXP ports supporting 10G/40G/100G speeds.
  • How much power does the 2 x 100GbE SR10 Embedded MXP wire-speed linecard typically consume?
    Typical power consumption is 212W, with a maximum of 305W.
  • What is the maximum number of 10GbE ports supported?
    The maximum number of 10GbE ports supported is 72.
  • Can the linecard operate in high temperature environments?
    Yes, the operating temperature range is from 0°C to 40°C.
  • What are the physical dimensions of the 48 port 10GbE SFP linecard?
    The dimensions are 17.5 inches in width, 1.75 inches in height, and 23 inches in depth.
  • What is the maximum airflow supported by the linecard?
    The maximum airflow supported is 800 CFM at 40°C.
  • How many 40GbE and 100GbE ports does the linecard support?
    It supports up to 6 40GbE ports and 2 100GbE ports.
  • What is the port buffer size of the linecard?
    The port buffer size is 9GB.
  • What is the weight of the 2 x 100GbE SR10 Embedded MXP wire-speed linecard for 7500E Series?
    The weight is 13 lbs (5.9 kg).
  • What redundancy features does the linecard offer?
    It offers 2+2 Grid redundant power system and 1+1 Supervisor redundancy.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7500E-72S-LC line card offers a high-density configuration with 48 SFP+ ports for 1G/10G connectivity and 2 MXP ports supporting 10G/40G/100G speeds, suitable for diverse networking needs. However, its power consumption, peaking at 305W, may be a concern for energy-conscious deployments. Additionally, its comprehensive port buffer of 9GB and support for a wide range of operating temperatures and altitudes make it a versatile choice for various networking environments.


The Arista DCS-7500E-72S-LC is a high-performance line card designed for use in the 7500E Series switches, offering a combination of speed, flexibility, and density that meets the demands of modern data centers and high-performance computing environments. This line card enhances network scalability and efficiency, making it an ideal choice for organizations looking to upgrade their network infrastructure. This product features 48 SFP+ ports that support both 1G and 10G Ethernet connections, providing ample capacity for high-speed data transfer and connectivity. In addition to these, it includes 2 MXP ports that offer a versatile range of speeds including 10G, 40G, and 100G, allowing for seamless integration into various network configurations and the ability to adapt to future bandwidth requirements. The maximum capacity of the card is impressive, with the ability to support up to 72 10GbE connections, 6 40GbE connections, and 2 100GbE connections. This makes the Arista DCS-7500E-72S-LC an excellent choice for environments where high-density and high-bandwidth connectivity are critical. With a substantial port buffer of 9GB, the line card is well-equipped to handle bursty traffic, ensuring smooth data transmission and minimizing packet loss. This is particularly beneficial in applications requiring high throughput and low latency. The hardware specifications include a weight of 13 lbs (5.9 kg), making it relatively lightweight for its capacity and easy to install. The physical dimensions are 17.5 inches in width, 1.75 inches in height, and 23 inches in depth, requiring a standard rack space for installation. Power efficiency is a key consideration for any network hardware, and the Arista DCS-7500E-72S-LC does not disappoint. It operates on a typical power draw of 212W, with a maximum of 305W under full load, balancing performance with energy consumption. Airflow is another critical factor in maintaining optimal operation temperatures. The line card features a maximum airflow of 800 CFM at 40°C and a typical airflow of 600 CFM at 25°C, ensuring that the hardware remains cool even under heavy usage. Operating conditions are flexible, with the hardware capable of functioning in temperatures ranging from 0°C to 40°C, and capable of being stored in temperatures from -25°C to 70°C. Humidity tolerance ranges from a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 95%, and it can operate at altitudes up to 10,000 feet, making it suitable for a wide range of environmental conditions. Key features include: -
  • 2+2 Grid redundant power system ensures continuous operation, even in the event of a power supply failure.
  • 1+1 Supervisor redundancy provides high availability and reliability, minimizing downtime.
  • Comprehensive operating conditions support, allowing deployment in varied environments.
In summary, the Arista DCS-7500E-72S-LC line card is a highly capable component of the Arista 7500E Series switches, offering a mix of high-density connectivity, performance, and reliability. Its specifications cater to the needs of data-intensive applications, making it an excellent investment for organizations looking to enhance their network infrastructure.


Item Number Arista DCS-7500E-72S-LC
Manufacturer Arista
Module Description 72-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP and Dual 100 Gigabit Ethernet SR10 MXP wire-rate expansion module for 7500E Series
Interface 48 SFP+ (1GbE/10GbE), 2 MXP (10GbE/40GbE/100GbE)
Maximum 10GbE Ports 72
Maximum 40GbE Ports 6
Maximum 100GbE Ports 2
Buffer Size 9GB
Module Weight 13 lbs (5.9 kg)
Power Consumption (Typical/Max) 212W / 305W
Width 17.5 in (44.5 cm)
Height 1.75 in (4.5 cm)
Depth 23 in (58.4 cm)
Maximum Airflow 800 cubic feet per minute at 40°C
Standard Airflow 600 cubic feet per minute at 25°C
Minimum Operating Temperature 0°C
Maximum Operating Temperature 40°C
Minimum Storage Temperature -25°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 2+2 Grid-redundant
Supervisor Engine Redundancy 1+1

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