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by Avocent
Product Line: Avocent ACS Series
Product Type: Console Server
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Product Description

The ACS5032 Avocent features a compact design with dimensions of 1.7 in. (43 mm) in height, 17 in. (433 mm) in width, and 8.5 in. (225 mm) in depth, and weighs 7.7 lbs. (3.5 Kg). It is equipped with 128 MB DIMM SDRAM/128 MB compact flash memory, a MPC855T (PowerPC Dual-CPU), and connectivity options including 1 Ethernet 10/100BT on RJ-45, a RS-232 console on RJ-45, and multiple RS-232 serial ports on RJ-45. The device operates within a temperature range of 50 F (10 C) to 112 F (44 C) and supports a power range of 100 VAC to 240 VAC, with a typical power consumption of 0.15A 18W and a maximum of 0.3A 36W.

Key Feature for the ACS5032

  • What are the dimensions of the networking hardware?
    The dimensions are 1.7 inches in height (43 mm), 17 inches in width (433 mm), and 8.5 inches in depth (225 mm).
  • How much memory is available in the device specified?
    The device comes with 128 MB DIMM SDRAM and 128 MB compact flash memory.
  • Can you detail the connectivity options available on this model?
    It includes 1 Ethernet 10/100BT on RJ-45, 1 RS-232 console on RJ-45, and additional RS-232 serial ports on RJ-45.
  • What is the weight of the networking hardware?
    The hardware weighs 7.7 lbs. (3.5 Kg).
  • What type of CPU does the device utilize?
    The device is equipped with an MPC855T (PowerPC Dual-CPU).
  • What are the operating and storage temperature ranges?
    Operating temperatures range from 50 F (10 C) to 112 F (44 C), and storage temperatures range from 4 F (20 C) to 158 F (70 C).
  • What are the humidity specifications for safe operation?
    The device operates safely within a non-condensing humidity range of 15% to 90%.
  • What are the power requirements?
    Power requirements include an internal power range of 100 VAC to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz frequency, with a typical consumption of 0.15A 18W and a maximum of 0.3A 36W.
  • What internet protocols does the hardware support for dial-up connections?
    The hardware supports PPP/SLIP protocols for dial-up connectivity.
  • What is the nominal voltage and maximum power consumption of the device?
    The nominal voltage is 100-240VAC with a maximum power consumption of 35W.

Product Review

The Avocent ACS5032 offers a compact design, fitting into a 1U rack space with dimensions of 17 inches in width and 8.5 inches in depth, making it suitable for environments where space is at a premium. With 128 MB DIMM SDRAM and 128 MB compact flash, it supports efficient operation but may fall short for high-demand applications requiring more memory. Operational within a broad temperature range (50 F to 112 F) and equipped with a PowerPC Dual-CPU, it ensures reliability in diverse environmental conditions, though its singular Ethernet 10/100BT port may limit connectivity options for larger network infrastructures.


The Avocent ACS5032 is a console server designed to facilitate secure, remote management of network devices and servers. With dimensions of 1.7 inches in height, 17 inches in width, and 8.5 inches in depth, and weighing 7.7 lbs., the ACS5032 is engineered for easy installation in standard 19-inch rack mounts, making it an ideal solution for data centers and network operation centers. At the heart of the ACS5032 is an MPC855T PowerPC Dual-CPU, providing the processing power needed for smooth and efficient operation. The device is equipped with 128 MB DIMM SDRAM and 128 MB of compact flash memory, ensuring ample space for firmware and configuration files, thereby enhancing performance and reliability. Connectivity options on the ACS5032 are comprehensive, including 1 Ethernet 10/100BT port on RJ-45 for network connection, 1 RS-232 console port on RJ-45 for direct device management, and multiple RS-232 serial ports on RJ-45, enabling the connection of various network equipment such as routers, switches, and firewalls for management and troubleshooting purposes. The ACS5032 operates effectively within a broad range of environmental conditions. It supports a minimum operating temperature of 50°F and a maximum operating temperature of 112°F. For storage, it can handle temperatures from 4°F to 158°F. The device also functions within 15% to 90% non-condensing humidity, ensuring reliability in diverse operational environments. Power requirements for the ACS5032 are flexible, with an internal power supply that supports a voltage range from 100 VAC to 240 VAC, and a frequency of 50/60 Hz. Power consumption is efficient, with a typical draw of 0.15A at 18W and a maximum draw of 0.3A at 36W, making the ACS5032 an energy-efficient choice for organizations looking to minimize operational costs. Additional features of the ACS5032 include support for PPP/SLIP for dial-up connections, providing versatile remote access options. This feature is particularly useful for out-of-band management, allowing administrators to remotely manage network devices even when the primary network is down. Key highlights of the Avocent ACS5032 include: -
  • MPC855T PowerPC Dual-CPU for high-performance processing.
  • Comprehensive connectivity with Ethernet, RS-232 console, and multiple RS-232 serial ports.
  • Flexible power requirements and efficient power consumption.
The Avocent ACS5032 stands out as a reliable and efficient solution for remote management of network devices, offering a blend of performance, connectivity, and environmental adaptability. Its design and specifications make it suitable for a wide range of applications, from small operations to large data centers, ensuring that network administrators can maintain control and visibility over their network infrastructure, even in the most demanding conditions.


Part NumberACS5032
Height43 mm (1.7 inches)
Width433 mm (17 inches)
Depth225 mm (8.5 inches)
Weight3.5 kg (7.7 pounds)
Memory Configuration128 MB DIMM SDRAM and 128 MB Compact Flash
Network Interface1 x Ethernet 10/100BT via RJ-45
Console Port1 x RS-232 via RJ-45
Serial PortsMultiple RS-232 via RJ-45
Processor TypeMPC855T (Dual-CPU PowerPC)
Operating Temperature (Low)10°C (50°F)
Operating Temperature (High)44°C (112°F)
Storage Temperature (Low)-20°C (-4°F)
Storage Temperature (High)70°C (158°F)
Humidity Range (Non-Condensing) Minimum15%
Humidity Range (Non-Condensing) Maximum90%
Input Voltage (Minimum)100 VAC
Input Voltage (Maximum)240 VAC
Frequency50/60 Hz
Maximum Power Consumption35W
Rated Voltage Range100-240VAC
Typical Electrical Consumption0.15A at 18W
Peak Electrical Consumption0.3A at 36W
Supported ProtocolsPPP/SLIP for dial-up connections

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