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Product Line: Brocade BR-MLX-1GCX24-X
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The BR-MLX-1GCX24-X is a 24-port module that supports 10/100/1,000 copper (RJ-45) connectivity and is equipped with IPv4/IPv6/MPLS hardware support, capable of handling 1 million IPv4 routes directly in hardware. It is designed for installation in racks compliant with ANSI/EIA-310-D and ETS 300 119, with a maximum power consumption of 160W. The module operates within a temperature range of 0°C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F), supports a storage temperature from –25°C (–13°F) to 70°C (158°F), and can function up to an altitude of 6,600 ft (2,012 m).

Key Feature for the BR-MLX-1GCX24-X

  • What are the port specifications of the 24-port module?
    The 24-port module supports 10/100/1,000 copper (RJ-45) connections.
  • How many IPv4 routes can the module handle in hardware?
    It can handle 1 million IPv4 routes in hardware.
  • What type of racks is the module compatible with?
    The module is compatible with racks compliant with ANSI/EIA-310-D and ETS 300 119.
  • What is the maximum power consumption of the module?
    The maximum power consumption of the module is 160W.
  • What are the serial communication settings for the module?
    Baud rate is 9600, with 8 data bits, no parity, 1 stop bit, and no flow control.
  • What is the operating temperature range for the module?
    The operating temperature range is 0°C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F).
  • What are the storage temperature limits for the module?
    The storage temperature ranges from -25°C (-13°F) to 70°C (158°F).
  • What is the relative humidity range for operating conditions?
    The relative humidity for operating conditions ranges from a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 90%, at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing.
  • What are the altitude specifications for operation and storage?
    The operating altitude range is 0ft (0m) to 6,600 ft (2,012 m), and the storage altitude range is 0ft (0m) to 15,000 ft (4,500 m).
  • Does the module provide IPv6 and MPLS hardware support?
    Yes, the module supports IPv4/IPv6/MPLS in hardware.

Product Review

The Brocade BR-MLX-1GCX24-X module provides comprehensive IPv4/IPv6/MPLS hardware support, capable of handling 1 million IPv4 routes, which makes it suitable for complex network infrastructures. However, its maximum power consumption of 160W could be a drawback for operations looking to minimize energy usage. Additionally, the module's operating temperature range and humidity levels are within industry standards, ensuring reliable performance in various environmental conditions.


The Brocade BR-MLX-1GCX24-X module is a high-performance networking hardware designed for advanced Ethernet capabilities. This module provides 24 ports of 10/100/1,000 copper (RJ-45) connectivity, catering to a broad range of network demands. It is engineered to support a comprehensive suite of protocols including IPv4, IPv6, and MPLS directly in hardware, ensuring efficient and fast packet processing. One of the standout features of this module is its capacity to support up to 1 million IPv4 routes in hardware. This capability allows for extensive routing without compromising on performance, making it an ideal choice for large-scale networks and data centers. The Brocade BR-MLX-1GCX24-X is designed to be mounted in a 19-inch rack, with compatibility for racks compliant with the ANSI/EIA-310-D and ETS 300 119 standards, ensuring it can be integrated into a wide variety of networking environments. The module has a maximum power consumption of 160W, indicating its efficiency in operation relative to its networking capabilities. Communication configurations include a baud rate of 9600, with 8 data bits, no parity, 1 stop bit, and no flow control, providing straightforward and reliable serial console access. Operating conditions for the Brocade BR-MLX-1GCX24-X are set to ensure reliability across various environments. It operates within a temperature range of 0°C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F), and can be stored in temperatures ranging from –25°C (–13°F) to 70°C (158°F). Humidity levels for operation and storage are also specified, with operating relative humidity ranging from 5% at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing, to 90% at the same temperature, non-condensing. For storage, the humidity can range from 0% to 95% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing. These specifications ensure that the module can perform reliably in a broad range of climate conditions. Furthermore, the module is designed to operate effectively up to an altitude of 6,600 ft (2,012 m) and can be stored at altitudes up to 15,000 ft (4,500 m). These altitude specifications ensure that the module's performance remains consistent in various geographic locations, from sea level up to significant elevations. Key hardware specifications include: -
  • 24-port 10/100/1,000 copper (RJ-45) module
  • Support for IPv4, IPv6, and MPLS in hardware
  • Capability to support 1 million IPv4 routes in hardware
This comprehensive set of features and specifications makes the Brocade BR-MLX-1GCX24-X an adaptable and efficient solution for expanding network capacity and functionality. Its support for a vast number of IPv4 routes, combined with robust protocol support and compatibility with standard rack mounts, makes it a valuable asset for any network looking to enhance its performance and reliability.


Part Number Brocade BR-MLX-1GCX24-X
Manufacturer Brocade
Port Count 24-Port Module
Interface Type Copper Ethernet (RJ-45), 10/100/1,000 Mbps
Protocol Support IPv4, IPv6, MPLS with hardware acceleration
IPv4 Route Capacity Hardware supports up to 1 million IPv4 routes
Installation Compatible with 19-inch racks (ANSI/EIA-310-D, ETS 300 119)
Power Usage Maximum 160 Watts
Serial Communication Speed 9600 Baud Rate
Serial Data Bits 8 bits
Serial Parity None
Serial Stop Bits 1 bit
Serial Flow Control Not supported
Minimum Operating Temperature 0°C (32°F)
Maximum Operating Temperature 40°C (104°F)
Minimum Storage Temperature -25°C (-13°F)
Maximum Storage Temperature 70°C (158°F)
Minimum Operating Humidity 5% at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing
Maximum Operating Humidity 90% at 40°C (104°F), non-condensing
Minimum Storage Humidity 0%, non-condensing
Maximum Storage Humidity 95%, non-condensing
Minimum Operating Altitude 0ft (0m)
Maximum Operating Altitude 6,600 ft (2,012 m)
Minimum Storage Altitude 0ft (0m)
Maximum Storage Altitude 15,000 ft (4,500 m)

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