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by Aruba
Product Line: Aruba S3500 Series
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $667.00
Original price
$0.00 - $667.00
Current price $667.00
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Product Description

The S3500-48P Aruba Mobility Access Switch features 48 10/100/1000BASE-T IEEE 802.3af PoE/802.3at PoE ports, providing high-speed network connections and power to connected devices, with an additional slot for an optional uplink module. It supports a switching capacity of 176 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 131 Mpps, ensuring efficient data handling. The switch operates within a temperature range of 32°F (0°C) to 122°F (50°C) and can function at altitudes up to 10,000 feet (3,048 meters), with a baseline power supply of 600 watts included.

Key Feature for the S3500-48P

  • What are the dimensions of the S3500-48P/48T switch?
    The S3500-48P/48T switch dimensions are Height: 1.75 inches (4.4 cm), Width: 17.5 inches (44.5 cm), and Depth: 17.5 inches (44.5 cm).
  • How much does the switch weigh with a single 600-watt power supply?
    The switch weighs 17.5 lbs (8 kg) with a single 600-watt power supply.
  • What is the maximum operating temperature for the S3500-48P/48T?
    The maximum operating temperature for the S3500-48P/48T is 122°F (50°C).
  • Does the S3500-48P/48T support PoE on all its ports?
    Yes, the S3500-48P/48T supports IEEE 802.3af PoE/802.3at PoE on all 48 10/100/1000BASE-T ports.
  • What is the switch's performance capacity?
    The S3500-48P/48T has a performance capacity of 176 Gbps/131 Mpps.
  • What are the acoustic noise levels for the S3500-48P/48T with an AC power supply?
    The acoustic noise levels are 42 dB with an AC power supply and 55 dB with dual AC power supplies.
  • What are the storage temperature limits for the S3500-48P/48T?
    The storage temperature limits are a minimum of -40°F (-40°C) and a maximum of 158°F (70°C).
  • Can the S3500-48P/48T switch operate at high altitudes?
    Yes, the S3500-48P/48T can operate at altitudes up to 10,000 feet (3,048 meters).
  • What is the operating humidity range for the S3500-48P/48T?
    The operating humidity range is 5% to 95%, non-condensing.
  • What power supply does the S3500-48P/48T include?
    The S3500-48P/48T includes a 600-watt AC power supply.

Product Review

The Aruba S3500-48P switch offers a high-density configuration with 48 PoE (Power over Ethernet) ports supporting both IEEE 802.3af and 802.3at standards, making it suitable for environments requiring multiple powered devices. With a throughput of 176 Gbps and a processing capacity of 131 Mpps, it ensures efficient data handling for medium to large networks. However, the switch's operational noise level can reach up to 55 dB with dual AC power supplies, which may be a concern in quieter workspaces.


The Aruba S3500-48P Mobility Access Switch is designed to facilitate seamless network connectivity and power supply to devices in a corporate environment. This switch is equipped with 48 10/100/1000BASE-T ports that support both IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and 802.3at PoE+, making it versatile for connecting and powering a wide range of network devices including access points, IP cameras, and VoIP phones. Additionally, it features an optional uplink module slot for network expansion or connectivity to higher-speed networks. Key specifications of the Aruba S3500-48P include a switch fabric capacity of 176 Gbps and a throughput of 131 million packets per second (Mpps), ensuring efficient data handling and traffic management for medium to large-scale networks. The switch is supplied with a single 600-watt AC power supply, which can be upgraded to a 1,050-watt AC power supply for enhanced power delivery to connected devices. Physically, the switch measures 1.75 inches (4.4 cm) in height, 17.5 inches (44.5 cm) in width, and has a depth of 17.5 inches (44.5 cm) that extends to 19.5 inches (495.3 mm) with the 1,050-watt power supply. It weighs 17.5 lbs (8 kg), making it compact yet sturdy for rack-mount installation in data centers or network closets. The operating temperature range of the switch is from 32°F (0°C) to 122°F (50°C), with a storage temperature range from -40°F (-40°C) to 158°F (70°C). This wide temperature range ensures reliable performance in various environmental conditions. The operating humidity range is from 5% to 95% non-condensing, and it can operate at altitudes up to 10,000 feet (3,048 meters), offering flexibility for deployment in different geographical locations. Acoustic noise levels are maintained at 42 dB with a single AC power supply and increase to 55 dB with a dual AC power supply, indicating a moderate noise level that is suitable for office environments.
  • 48 10/100/1000BASE-T PoE RJ-45 ports for connecting and powering network devices.
  • Optional uplink module slot for network expansion and connectivity to high-speed networks.
  • Supports a switch fabric capacity of 176 Gbps and a throughput of 131 Mpps for efficient data handling.
In summary, the Aruba S3500-48P Mobility Access Switch is a comprehensive networking solution designed for organizations seeking efficient, scalable, and reliable network connectivity and power distribution for their PoE-enabled devices. Its combination of high-speed data processing, flexible connectivity options, and robust power supply capabilities make it an ideal choice for supporting dynamic and demanding network environments.


Part NumberAruba S3500-48P
Ports48 Ethernet 10/100/1000BASE-T Power over Ethernet (PoE) RJ-45; optional uplink module
Switching Capacity176 Gbps / Forwarding rate of 131 Mpps for S3500-48P/T models
Weight17.5 lbs (8 kg) with a single 600W power supply
Height1.75 inches (4.4 cm)
Width17.5 inches (44.5 cm)
Depth17.5 inches (44.5 cm); With 1,050W power supply: 19.5 inches (495.3 mm)
Minimum Operating Temperature32°F (0°C)
Maximum Operating Temperature122°F (50°C)
Minimum Storage Temperature-40°F (-40°C)
Maximum Storage Temperature158°F (70°C)
Minimum Operating Humidity5% (non-condensing)
Maximum Operating Humidity95% (non-condensing)
Maximum Altitude for Operation10,000 feet (3,048 meters)
Noise Level with AC Power Supply42 dB
Noise Level with Dual AC Power Supply55 dB
Product TypeMobility Access Switch, supports both IEEE 802.3af PoE and 802.3at PoE+ on 48 ports, with an expandable uplink module slot
Power Supply Included600-watt AC power supply unit

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