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Product Line: Avocent ACS5048DAC
Product Type: Avocent ACS
Original price $0.00 - Original price $734.00
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Product Description

The ACS5048DAC Avocent console server, designed for secure network management, features a PowerPC Dual-CPU (MPC855T) and 256 MB DIMM SDRAM alongside 128 MB compact flash memory, ensuring efficient performance. It provides connectivity through 48 RS-232 serial ports, a 10/100BT Ethernet port, and a RS-232 console port, all on RJ-45, alongside dual AC power supplies supporting a nominal voltage of 100-240VAC with a maximum power consumption of 35W. This device operates within a temperature range of 50°F (10°C) to 112°F (44°C) and a humidity range of 15% to 90%, non-condensing, housed in a chassis measuring 17.03 x 8.85 x 1.70 in and weighing 7.7 lbs.

Key Feature for the ACS5048DAC

  • What is the CPU model used in the ACS 5000 console server?
    The ACS 5000 console server utilizes the MPC855T (PowerPC Dual-CPU).
  • How much memory is available on the ACS 5048 model?
    The ACS 5048 comes with 256 MB DIMM SDRAM and 128 MB compact flash.
  • What types of power supply does the 48-port ACS 5000 console server support?
    It supports dual AC power supplies.
  • Can you detail the operating temperature range for the ACS 5000 series?
    The operating temperature ranges from 50 F (10 C) to 112 F (44 C).
  • What are the dimensions of the ACS 5000 series console servers?
    Dimensions are 17.03 x 8.85 D x 1.70 in. (433mm x 225mm x 43mm).
  • How many Ethernet ports are available on this device?
    There is 1 Ethernet 10/100BT port on RJ-45.
  • What is the maximum power consumption of the ACS 5000 console server?
    The maximum power consumption is 35W.
  • Does the ACS 5000 series have options for memory upgrades?
    Yes, the ACS 5000 series starts with 128 MB DIMM SDRAM/128 MB compact flash, with the ACS 5048 model offering an upgrade to 256 MB DIMM SDRAM.
  • What is the weight of the ACS 5000 series console servers?
    The weight is 7.7 lbs. (3.5 Kg).
  • Are there any specific humidity conditions for operating the ACS 5000 series?
    Yes, the non-condensing humidity range is from 15% to 90%.

Product Review

The Avocent ACS5048DAC console server offers effective in-band and out-of-band network management, allowing for comprehensive remote management of network hardware. With dual AC power supplies, it ensures redundancy and reliability for mission-critical applications. However, the limited memory capacity (256 MB DIMM SDRAM and 128 MB compact flash for the ACS 5048 model) may restrict performance under high demand scenarios, and the single Ethernet port could be a bottleneck for network throughput.


The Avocent ACS5048DAC is a console server equipped with a dual AC power supply, designed for secure in-band and out-of-band network management. This device is particularly suited for IT administrators who require remote management capabilities for servers and network equipment, enabling efficient power management and device operation monitoring. At the core of the ACS5048DAC is a MPC855T processor, a PowerPC Dual-CPU, which provides reliable performance for handling multiple simultaneous connections without compromising efficiency. The device comes with 256 MB DIMM SDRAM and 128 MB of compact flash memory, ensuring ample space for firmware and configuration files, which is critical for maintaining system stability and speed during operations. For connectivity, the ACS5048DAC offers a variety of ports including: - One Ethernet 10/100BT on RJ-45 for network connectivity, - One RS-232 console on RJ-45 for local management, - 48 RS-232 serial ports on RJ-45, allowing for a wide range of devices to be connected and managed simultaneously. This console server supports a maximum internal power of 240 VAC and operates efficiently within a power range of 50/60 Hz, with a typical consumption of 0.15A 18W and a maximum of 0.3A 36W. Its dual AC power supply ensures high availability and reliability for critical network infrastructures, minimizing downtime and maintaining business continuity. The ACS5048DAC is designed to operate within a broad range of temperatures, from a minimum operating temperature of 50 F (10 C) to a maximum of 112 F (44 C). It also features a storage temperature range from 4 F (-20 C) to 158 F (70 C), ensuring durability and reliability in various environmental conditions. The humidity range for operation is from 15% non-condensing to 90% non-condensing, accommodating different atmospheric conditions without affecting performance. Physically, the device measures 17.03 inches in width, 8.85 inches in depth, and 1.70 inches in height (433mm x 225mm x 43mm), making it a compact solution that can be easily integrated into existing rack spaces. It weighs 7.7 lbs. (3.5 Kg), balancing durability with ease of installation and maintenance. Key features include:
  • Secure in-band and out-of-band network remote management for enhanced control and accessibility.
  • Integrated power control for efficient power management of connected devices.
  • Dual AC power supply for increased reliability and system uptime.
Overall, the Avocent ACS5048DAC console server is an essential tool for IT administrators looking to streamline network management and ensure uninterrupted service delivery. Its blend of powerful performance, comprehensive connectivity options, and robust environmental tolerance makes it a versatile choice for managing complex network infrastructures.


Part NumberAvocent ACS5048DAC
Product TypeACS 5000 48-Port Console Server with Dual AC Power Supplies
ProcessorMPC855T (PowerPC, Dual-Core)
Base Memory Configuration128MB DIMM SDRAM with 128MB Compact Flash
Enhanced Memory Configuration (Specific to ACS 5048)256MB DIMM SDRAM with 128MB Compact Flash
Network Interface1x RJ-45 Ethernet 10/100BT
Console Interface1x RS-232 on RJ-45
Serial PortsRS-232 on RJ-45
Maximum Internal Power Supply Voltage240 VAC
Power Frequency50/60 Hz
Maximum Power Consumption35 Watts
Operational Voltage Range100-240VAC
Typical Power Usage0.15A, 18W
Peak Power Usage0.3A, 36W
Operating Temperature Low50°F (10°C)
Operating Temperature High112°F (44°C)
Storage Temperature Low4°F (-20°C)
Storage Temperature High158°F (70°C)
Minimum Humidity (Non-Condensing)15%
Maximum Humidity (Non-Condensing)90%
Dimensions for ACS 5000 Series17.03 x 8.85 x 1.70 inches (433 x 225 x 43 mm)
Weight7.7 lbs. (3.5 kg)
Network ManagementSecure Remote Management via In-Band and Out-of-Band Networks
Power ControlsBuilt-in Power Management Features

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