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by Aruba
Product Line: Aruba Switches
Product Type: Ethernet Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $244.00
Original price
$0.00 - $244.00
Current price $244.00
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Product Description

The S3500-48P-US Aruba features a compact design with dimensions of (H) 4.4 cm (1.75"), (W) 44.5 cm (17.5"), and (D) 44.5 cm (17.5"), and weighs 17.5 lbs (8.0 kg). It is equipped with 48 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 ports, supports Auto MDI/MDIX, and offers a variety of connectivity options including an LCD display, a console port (RS-232), a management port, and a USB interface for configuration and image storage. For power, it provides dual internal, hot-swappable, load-sharing redundant power supplies with a PoE Budget of 400 watts for single and dual power supplies in redundant mode, and 660 watts for dual power supplies in non-redundant mode, with an auto-sensing 100-240 VAC input.

Key Feature for the S350048PUS

  • What are the dimensions and weight of the networking hardware?
    The dimensions are 4.4 cm (H) x 44.5 cm (W) x 44.5 cm (D), with a weight of 17.5 lbs (8.0 kg).
  • How does the device support network connections?
    It includes 24 and 48 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 ports with Auto MDI/MDIX support, an LCD display, a console port (RS-232), a 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 management port, and a USB interface for image and config file storage.
  • What is the operating temperature range for this device?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0°C to 50°C.
  • Can you detail the power options available?
    The device offers dual internal, load-sharing hot-swappable redundant power supplies, autosensing 100-240 VAC with 600-watt for PoE models, 350-watt for non-PoE models, and a PoE Budget of 400 watts for single or dual power supplies (redundant) and 660-watts for dual power supplies (non-redundant).
  • What are the storage temperature and humidity specifications?
    Storage temperature ranges from -40°C to 70°C with a humidity range of 5% to 95%, non-condensing.
  • What are the operating humidity and altitude specifications?
    Operating humidity ranges from 5% to 95%, non-condensing, with an operating altitude up to 10,000 feet.
  • What acoustic noise level does the hardware produce?
    The device produces an acoustic noise level of 48 dB with an AC power supply.
  • How does the hardware manage network traffic?
    It features 24 and 48 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 ports with Auto MDI/MDIX support for efficient network traffic management.
  • What additional management features does the hardware offer?
    It offers an LCD display for real-time monitoring, a console port (RS-232) for direct device management, a 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 management port for network management, and a USB interface for easy image and configuration file storage.
  • What is the hardware's power-over-Ethernet (PoE) capability?
    The device has a PoE budget of 400 watts for single or dual power supplies (redundant) and 660 watts for dual power supplies (non-redundant), supporting efficient power distribution for connected devices.

Product Review

The Aruba S3500-48P-US offers a comprehensive set of features including 48 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 ports with auto MDI/MDIX support, dual internal hot-swappable power supplies for redundancy, and a PoE budget up to 660 watts with non-redundant dual power supplies, catering well to environments requiring high availability and power for connected devices. However, its acoustic noise level of 48 dB with AC power supply could be a concern in quieter workspaces. Additionally, while it supports a broad operating temperature range, its considerable weight of 17.5 lbs and dimensions may limit flexibility in dense rack installations.


The Aruba S3500-48P-US is a streamlined networking switch designed to meet the needs of modern business environments, providing reliable connectivity and power to support a wide range of network demands. Measuring 44.5 cm in width and depth, and 4.4 cm in height, this device is compact enough to fit into standard networking racks with a 1U height profile, while weighing in at 17.5 lbs (8.0 kg), ensuring stability and ease of installation. This switch operates effectively within a broad temperature range from 0°C to 50°C, allowing deployment in various environments without compromising performance. It supports operational humidity levels from 5% to 95% non-condensing, ensuring resilience in varying atmospheric conditions. With an operational altitude limit of 10,000 feet, it suits a wide array of geographical locations. The acoustic noise level is rated at 48 dB with an AC power supply, minimizing noise in workspaces. Key hardware specifications include: - 48 ports of 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 for Ethernet connectivity, facilitating high-speed network connections and efficient data transfer across the network. - Auto MDI/MDIX support, eliminating the need for crossover cables and simplifying network setup and expansion. - An integrated LCD display for real-time monitoring and status updates, enhancing usability and control. - A console port (RS-232) and a separate 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 management port, offering versatile management options. - A USB interface, providing a convenient method for storing images and configuration files, facilitating easy backups and system updates. The power options for the Aruba S3500-48P-US are designed with flexibility and reliability in mind. The device features dual internal, load-sharing, hot-swappable redundant power supplies, ensuring uninterrupted operation. The auto-sensing power supplies can accommodate inputs ranging from 100-240 VAC, with a maximum capacity of 600 watts for Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) models, and 350 watts for non-PoE models. The PoE budget is versatile, offering 400 watts with a single power supply and the option to scale up to 660 watts with dual supplies, supporting a broad array of PoE devices. Key highlights include:
  • Dual redundant power supplies for continuous operation.
  • Comprehensive PoE support to power network devices directly through Ethernet cables.
  • Flexible management options including an LCD display, console port, and USB interface for simplified network administration.
Its robust physical and operating specifications make the Aruba S3500-48P-US a suitable choice for businesses seeking a durable, efficient, and versatile networking solution. This switch not only supports a wide variety of wired connections but also offers features that ensure ease of use and management, making it a valuable addition to any network infrastructure.


Item Number and ProducerAruba S3500-48P-US
Height4.4 cm (1.75 inches)
Width44.5 cm (17.5 inches)
Depth44.5 cm (17.5 inches)
Mass17.5 lbs (8 kg)
Lowest Operating Temperature0°C
Highest Operating Temperature50°C
Lowest Storage Temperature-40°C
Highest Storage Temperature70°C
Operating Humidity Minimum5% non-condensing
Operating Humidity Maximum95% non-condensing
Storage Humidity Minimum5% non-condensing
Storage Humidity Maximum95% non-condensing
Maximum Altitude for Operation10,000 feet
Sound Level with AC Supply48 dB
Interface Slots24 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45
Total Ethernet Ports48 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45
Auto MDI/MDIX CapabilityYes
Screen TypeLCD
Serial Configuration PortRS-232 Console Port
Management Network Port10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45
External Storage InterfaceUSB for firmware and configuration files
Power Supply FeaturesHot-swappable, dual internal with load-sharing
Input Voltage RangeAutosensing 100-240 VAC; 600-watt for PoE models, 350-watt for non-PoE models
Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Capacity400 watts for single or dual (redundant) power supply, 660 watts for dual (non-redundant) power supplies

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