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by Brocade
Product Line: Brocade MLX Series
Product Type: Router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $480.00
Original price
$0.00 - $480.00
Current price $480.00
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Product Description

The BR-MLX-MR2-X Brocade features 4 GB SDRAM and dual compact flash slots with a 2 GB internal compact flash and an external compact flash slot for enhanced storage capabilities. It supports a wide range of environmental conditions with an operating temperature range from 0°C to 40°C, storage temperature from –25°C to 70°C, and can operate up to an altitude of 6,600 ft. For connectivity, it includes 10/100/1,000 Ethernet ports for management, offers up to 1 million IPv4 routes and 240,000 IPv6 routes, and ensures system reliability through 1:1 management module redundancy, N+1 switch fabric redundancy, and 1+1 power supply redundancy.

Key Feature for the BR-MLX-MR2-X

  • What is the maximum storage temperature for this device?
    The maximum storage temperature is 70°C (158°F).
  • How many Ethernet ports does the part include?
    It includes 1x Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 port for out-of-band management.
  • What type of rack mount is supported?
    Supports 19-inch rack mount compliant with ANSI/EIA-310-D and ETS 300 119.
  • Can you detail the memory specifications?
    The device comes with 4 GB SDRAM and 2 GB internal compact flash. Additionally, it offers an external compact flash slot.
  • What is the operating altitude limit?
    The operating altitude limit is 6,600 ft (2,012 m).
  • Describe the device's redundancy features.
    The device includes management module redundancy 1:1, switch fabric redundancy N+1, and power supply redundancy 1+1.
  • What is the minimum operating temperature?
    The minimum operating temperature is 0°C.
  • How many IPv4 and IPv6 routes can this device support?
    It supports up to 1 million IPv4 routes and up to 240,000 IPv6 routes.
  • What is the device's relative humidity operating range?
    The relative humidity operating range is from a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 90%, non-condensing.
  • What ports are available for management?
    The device includes 1x Console DB-9 Management port.

Product Review

The Brocade BR-MLX-MR2-X offers significant capacity with support for up to 1 million IPv4 routes and up to 240,000 IPv6 routes, catering to large-scale networks. It features redundancy across management modules, switch fabric, and power supplies, ensuring reliability and uninterrupted operation. However, its operating temperature range is limited to 0°C to 40°C, which may restrict deployment in environments with extreme temperatures.


The Brocade BR-MLX-MR2-X is a high-performance networking module designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and enterprise networks. This module is engineered to deliver exceptional reliability, scalability, and flexibility, with a focus on hardware specifications that ensure robust network performance and management. At the core of the BR-MLX-MR2-X's capabilities is its memory and storage configuration, which includes 4 GB of SDRAM and 2 GB of internal compact flash. This is complemented by an external compact flash slot, allowing for expanded storage options and enhanced system performance. The module's design also incorporates a management module redundancy system with a 1:1 ratio, ensuring continuous operation and minimal downtime. Additionally, the switch fabric operates with N+1 redundancy, and the power supply features a 1+1 redundancy setup, further enhancing the module's reliability. Connectivity options on the BR-MLX-MR2-X are robust, featuring a Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 network port for high-speed data transfer. For management, the module includes a console DB-9 management port, offering administrators a reliable interface for system configuration and monitoring. The module also supports 10/100/1,000 Ethernet ports for out-of-band management, facilitating efficient network administration.
  • Supports up to 1 million IPv4 routes and up to 240,000 IPv6 routes, providing extensive routing capabilities for complex network architectures.
  • Designed for rack mount installation, compatible with 19-inch racks adhering to ANSI/EIA-310-D and ETS 300 119 standards, ensuring easy integration into existing infrastructure.
  • Features EIA/TIA-232 support for enhanced connectivity and communication options.
The operating environment of the BR-MLX-MR2-X is designed to withstand challenging conditions, with an operating temperature range from 0°C to 40°C and a storage temperature range from –25°C to 70°C. The module can operate at altitudes up to 6,600 ft (2,012 m) and be stored at altitudes up to 15,000 ft (4,500 m), ensuring reliable performance in a variety of installations. Relative humidity levels are maintained between 5% to 90% for operation and up to 95% for storage, non-condensing, to protect against environmental conditions. In conclusion, the Brocade BR-MLX-MR2-X stands out as a versatile and dependable networking module. Its comprehensive set of features, including advanced memory and storage capabilities, extensive routing support, and robust redundancy systems, make it an ideal choice for organizations looking to enhance their network infrastructure's performance, reliability, and manageability. Whether deployed in data centers or enterprise networks, the BR-MLX-MR2-X is equipped to meet the challenges of today's demanding networking environments.


Part NumberBR-MLX-MR2-X
Memory4 GB SDRAM
Internal Storage2 GB Compact Flash
Compact Flash Slots1 Internal, 1 External
Console InterfaceDB-9 Console Management Port
Mounting Option19-inch Rack Mount, ANSI/EIA-310-D, ETS 300 119 Compliant
Management Network Interface1x 10/100/1,000 Ethernet RJ-45
Min Storage Temperature-25°C
Max Storage Temperature70°C
Min Operating Temperature0°C
Max Operating Temperature40°C
Minimum Relative Humidity5% Non-condensing
Maximum Relative Humidity90% Non-condensing
Max Storage Humidity95% Non-condensing
Max Operating Altitude6,600 ft (2,012 m)
Max Storage Altitude15,000 ft (4,572 m)
IPv4 Route SupportUp to 1 Million
IPv6 Route SupportUp to 240,000
Redundancy for Management Module1:1
Switch Fabric RedundancyN+1
Power Supply Redundancy1+1

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