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by Brocade
Product Line: Brocade ICX 6610
Product Type: Fan
Original price $0.00 - Original price $669.00
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Current price $669.00
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Product Description

The ICX6610-FAN-E Brocade features a power-supply-side exhaust airflow fan, ensuring optimal cooling for its components. It supports a high density of network resources with maximum MAC addresses of 32,000, maximum VLANs of 4,096, and maximum routes (in hardware) of 16,000. For connectivity, it offers 48 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 ports, 8 dual-mode 1/10 GbE SFP/SFP+ ports, and 4 40 Gbps QSFP stacking ports, enabling long-distance stacking up to 150 m and supporting up to 8 units per stack.

Key Feature for the ICX6610-FAN-E

  • What is the maximum number of MAC addresses supported?
    The hardware supports up to 32,000 MAC addresses.
  • How many VLANs can be configured?
    Up to 4,096 VLANs can be configured.
  • What is the input voltage range for this device?
    The input voltage range is from 100 to 240 VAC.
  • How frequently does the input line need to operate within?
    The input line frequency should be between 50 to 60 Hz.
  • What are the operating temperature limits?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0°C (32°F) to 55°C (131°F).
  • What is the storage temperature range?
    Storage temperature can range from −25°C (−13°F) to 70°C (158°F).
  • How many units can be stacked together?
    Up to 8 units can be stacked together.
  • What is the maximum distance allowed between two stacked switches?
    The maximum distance allowed is 150 meters.
  • How many 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 ports are available?
    There are 48 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 ports available.
  • What is the maximum output of the redundant power supplies?
    The maximum output of the redundant power supplies is 2×250 W.

Product Review

The Brocade ICX6610-FAN-E supports a high density of MAC addresses and VLANs, accommodating large, complex network configurations with its capacity for 32,000 MAC addresses and 4,096 VLANs. However, its operational noise level can range up to 48.7 dB with full port and power supply utilization, potentially impacting noise-sensitive environments. Additionally, the switch offers flexibility in connectivity and power options, including 48 PoE+ ports for powered devices and dual-mode 1/10 GbE SFP/SFP+ ports, but requires an optional upgrade license for 10 GbE functionality, which could add to the total cost of ownership.


The Brocade ICX6610-FAN-E is a high-performance networking hardware component designed to meet the demands of enterprise-level networks. This fan module is specifically engineered for the Brocade ICX 6610 switch series, providing optimal cooling to maintain system reliability and performance under various operating conditions. This device supports a power-supply-side exhaust airflow mechanism, ensuring efficient heat dissipation and maintaining the operational integrity of the networking hardware. It operates within a typical input voltage range of 100 to 240 VAC and is compatible with input line frequencies from 50 to 60 Hz, making it versatile for global deployment. The Brocade ICX6610-FAN-E is designed to function within an operating temperature range of 0°C (32°F) to 55°C (131°F), ensuring reliability even in challenging thermal environments. It also boasts a wide storage temperature range from −25°C (−13°F) to 70°C (158°F), offering flexibility in various storage conditions. Key hardware specifications include: - Support for up to 32,000 MAC addresses, allowing for extensive device connectivity and management across the network. - Capability to support up to 4,096 VLANs, providing extensive network segmentation options for enhanced security and efficient traffic management. - A maximum of 8 units per stack, facilitating scalability and simplified management for growing network infrastructures. Additionally, the device features long-distance stacking capabilities, with a maximum distance of 150 meters between two stacked switches, enhancing flexibility in network design and deployment. The switch includes 48 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 ports and 8 dual-mode 1/10 GbE SFP/SFP+ ports, with an optional upgrade license for 10 GbE SFP+ available, providing high-speed connectivity options for a variety of network configurations. It also has 4 40 Gbps QSFP stacking ports, enabling high-capacity backplane connectivity. The Brocade ICX6610-FAN-E supports redundant, load-sharing, hot-swappable power supplies with a maximum output of 2×250 W for the second optional power supply, ensuring uninterrupted power and operational continuity. The device can manage up to 254 spanning trees, support 16,000 routes in hardware, and allows for up to 8 ports per trunk with a maximum of 124 trunk groups, offering robust network topology options. For networks requiring high-capacity data handling, the switch supports a maximum jumbo frame size of 9,216 bytes and can power up to 48 PoE+ ports with one power supply, facilitating the deployment of high-powered devices across the network. It operates within a relative humidity range of 5% to 95%, non-condensing, and can be stored at altitudes up to 10,000 ft (3,000 m), ensuring performance in various environmental conditions. The acoustic output ranges from 39.6 dB to 48.7 dB, depending on the configuration, balancing performance with noise considerations. In summary, the Brocade ICX6610-FAN-E is a critical component for maintaining optimal performance and reliability of the ICX 6610 series switches, offering a comprehensive set of features to support advanced network infrastructures.


Part Number ICX6610-FAN-E
Manufacturer Brocade
Airflow Direction Exhaust, power supply side
MAC Address Capacity 32,000 entries
VLAN Capacity Up to 4,096 VLANs
Input Voltage Range 100VAC to 240VAC
Input Frequency 50Hz to 60Hz
Minimum Operating Temperature 0°C (32°F)
Maximum Operating Temperature 55°C (131°F)
Storage Temperature Range −25°C (−13°F) to 70°C (158°F)
Stackable Units Maximum 8
Maximum Stacking Distance 150 meters
Gigabit Ethernet Ports 48 RJ-45 ports
Dual-mode Ethernet SFP/SFP+ Ports 8, with optional 10 GbE upgrade
QSFP Stacking Ports 4, 40 Gbps
Power Supply Features Redundant, hot-swappable, load-sharing, 2×250 W maximum
Spanning Tree Instances Maximum 254
Routing Capacity Up to 16,000 routes
LACP Maximums 8 ports per trunk, 124 trunk groups
Maximum Frame Size 9,216 bytes (Jumbo Frame)
PoE+ Port Availability Up to 48 ports with one power supply
Minimum Humidity Tolerance 5%, non-condensing
Maximum Humidity Tolerance 95%, non-condensing
Maximum Storage Altitude 10,000 feet (3,000 meters)
Noise Level Range From 39.6 dB (minimal configuration) to 48.7 dB (full configuration)

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