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by Avocent
Product Line: Avocent ACS8048MDAC-400
Product Type: KVM switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $2,660.00
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$0.00 - $2,660.00
Current price $2,660.00
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Product Description

The ACS8048MDAC-400 is equipped with a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore processor, 1GB DDR3L RAM, and 16GB eMMC Flash memory, ensuring efficient operation and storage. Connectivity options include 2 Gigabit Fiber SFP ports, 2 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces on RJ45, and up to 48 RS-232 serial ports, with the first two ports offering flexibility between RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485 protocols. It supports dual AC power supply, features an internal power range of 100–240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, and operates within a temperature range of 14 F to 140 F, accommodating various environmental conditions.

Key Feature for the ACS8048MDAC-400

  • What are the core specifications of the ACS8000 48-port unit?
    The ACS8000 features a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore CPU, 1GB DDR3L RAM, 16GB eMMC Flash, dual Gigabit Fiber SFP ports, two Gigabit Ethernet interfaces, and up to 48 RS-232 serial ports.
  • How does the network connectivity options vary for this device?
    It includes 2 Gigabit Fiber SFP ports, 2 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces on RJ45, and the first 2 of up to 48 serial ports are selectable between RS-232/RS-422/RS-485.
  • Can you detail the power supply specifications of the ACS8000?
    It has an internal 100–240 VAC, 50/60 Hz power supply with an optional -48 VDC power supply.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight range of this unit?
    The unit measures 17.25W x 9.5D x 1.75H inches (43.82 x 24.13 x 4.45 cm) and weighs between 6.4 and 7.2 lbs.
  • What environmental conditions can the ACS8000 operate within?
    It can operate in temperatures from 14 F (-10 C) to 140 F (60 C) and non-operating temperatures from -4 F (-20 C) to 158 F (70 C) with relative humidity conditions from 20% to 80% non-condensing.
  • How many USB and SD Card slots does the ACS8000 have?
    It is equipped with 8 USB 2.0 ports and 1 full-size SD Card slot.
  • What type of environmental monitoring does the ACS8000 support?
    The unit supports environmental sensing through an RJ45 port for one-wire sensors and has 4 digital-in ports for smoke, leak, pressure, and dry contact sensors.
  • Is there a built-in modem in this device?
    Yes, the ACS8000 48-port unit includes a dual AC power supply with a built-in modem.
  • What is the function of the RS-232 serial console port on the ACS8000?
    The RS-232 serial console port allows for direct device management and monitoring through a terminal or management console.
  • Describe the expandability options available with the ACS8000.
    The device's expandability options include up to 48 RS-232 serial ports, two Gigabit Fiber SFP ports, Gigabit Ethernet interfaces, and multiple USB ports for additional connectivity and storage solutions.

Product Review

The Avocent ACS8048MDAC-400 offers a comprehensive solution for network management with its dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore CPU and 1GB DDR3L RAM, ensuring efficient handling of multiple simultaneous connections. However, the device's reliance on USB 2.0 ports may limit data transfer speeds for modern peripherals which require more bandwidth. Additionally, the integration of dual Gigabit Ethernet interfaces and fiber SFP ports provides versatile connectivity options, though the limited USB port speed could be a bottleneck for certain operations.


The Avocent ACS8048MDAC-400 is a feature-rich console server designed to manage network devices efficiently. Powered by a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore with CoreSight, this unit is equipped to handle demanding applications. It includes 1GB DDR3L RAM for smooth operation and 16GB eMMC Flash for ample storage. The device offers versatile connectivity options including two Gigabit Fiber SFP ports and two Gigabit Ethernet interfaces on RJ45 for high-speed network connections. A dedicated RS-232 serial console port on RJ45 is available for direct device management. For serial device connectivity, the ACS8048MDAC-400 includes up to 48 RS-232 serial ports on RJ45, with the first two ports offering the flexibility to be configured as RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485, catering to a variety of device requirements. Eight USB 2.0 ports on Type A connectors accommodate additional peripheral devices, and a full-size SD Card slot offers expandable storage options. Designed with an environmental sensor port on RJ45, the ACS8048MDAC-400 can connect to one-wire sensors for monitoring physical conditions such as temperature and humidity. Furthermore, it has four digital-in ports for connecting smoke, leak, pressure, and dry contact sensors, enhancing its utility in managing and securing network environments. The unit is equipped with an internal 100–240 VAC, 50/60 Hz power supply, with an optional –48 VDC power supply available, ensuring flexibility in power sourcing. The ACS8048MDAC-400's dimensions are 17.25W x 9.5D x 1.75H inches, making it a compact solution that can fit into standard racks and enclosures.
  • Weight ranges from 6.4 to 7.2 lbs, allowing for easy installation.
  • Operates within a temperature range of 14°F to 140°F and can be stored in temperatures from -4°F to 158°F.
  • Supports a non-condensing relative humidity of 20% to 80% during operation and 5% to 95% during non-operating periods.
This unit also includes a built-in modem, providing out-of-band access to network devices, ensuring connectivity even in the event of a network failure. The dual AC power supply configuration offers redundancy, minimizing downtime and ensuring that connectivity is maintained. The Avocent ACS8048MDAC-400 is designed for IT administrators who require a scalable, secure, and high-performance solution for managing critical network infrastructure. Its broad range of features and connectivity options make it an ideal choice for data centers, telecommunications facilities, and large enterprise environments. Whether managing servers, networking hardware, or other critical devices, this console server provides the tools and capabilities needed to maintain high levels of network availability and reliability.


Part NumberACS8048MDAC-400
Product DescriptionACS8000 Series with 48 Ports, Dual AC Power, and Integrated Modem
ProcessorDual-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore with CoreSight technology
Storage16GB eMMC Flash Memory
Fiber Ports2 SFP Gigabit Fiber Ports
Ethernet Ports2 RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet Ports (10/100/1000BT)
Serial Console Port1 RS-232 on RJ45
Serial PortsUp to 48 RS-232 on RJ45
Port ConfigurationFirst 2 ports configurable as RS-232/RS-422/RS-485
USB Ports8 USB 2.0 on Type A connector
SD Card Slot1 Full-size SD Card Slot
Sensor PortEnvironmental sensor port (1-wire) on RJ45
Digital Input Ports4 Ports for smoke, leak, pressure, and dry contact sensors
Power SupplyInternal 100–240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, Optional -48 VDC
Dimensions17.25W x 9.5D x 1.75H inches (43.82 x 24.13 x 4.45 cm)
Weight6.4 - 7.2 pounds
Operating Temperature Min14°F (-10°C)
Operating Temperature Max140°F (60°C)
Storage Temperature Min-4°F (-20°C)
Storage Temperature Max158°F (70°C)
Humidity Operating Min20% Non-condensing
Humidity Operating Max80% Non-condensing
Humidity Non-operating Min5% Non-condensing
Humidity Non-operating Max95% Non-condensing

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