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Product Line: Cisco Series
Product Type: Router
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Product Description

The C3945E-VSEC/K9 Cisco router features a 3U form factor with wired connectivity technology and supports standards including IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.1ah, and IEEE 802.1ag. It is equipped with 1 GB of DRAM memory (expandable to 2 GB) and 256 MB of flash memory (expandable to 8 GB), along with 64 digital ports and multiple interfaces including 4 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45 and 2 x SFP (mini-GBIC). For expansion, it offers 3 EHWIC slots, 3 PVDM slots, and 2 CompactFlash card slots, powered by an internal supply requiring AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz).

FAQs for the C3945E-VSEC/K9

  • What is the rack unit size of this networking device?
    It is 3U.
  • How many digital ports are available?
    The device has 64 digital ports.
  • What type of connectivity technology does it support?
    It supports wired connectivity.
  • Can you list the compliant standards for this device?
    IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.1ah, IEEE 802.1ag are the compliant standards.
  • What are the memory specifications?
    DRAM Memory is 1 GB (installed) / 2 GB (max) and Flash Memory is 256 MB (installed) / 8 GB (max).
  • What type of LED status lights indicators does it have?
    Link activity and power.
  • How many router interfaces are included and what are their types?
    There are 4 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45, 1 x console - RJ-45, 1 x console - mini-USB Type B, 1 x auxiliary - RJ-45, 2 x 4 pin USB Type A, and 2 x SFP (mini-GBIC).
  • What are the expansion slot capacities?
    There are 3 (total) / 3 (free) x EHWIC, 3 (total) / 2 (free) x PVDM, and 2 (total) / 1 (free) x CompactFlash Card.
  • What are the power requirements?
    The device requires AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz).
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight?
    Approximate width is 18.7 in, depth is 17.2 in, height is 5.2 in, and weight is 39 lbs.

Product Review

The CISCO C3945E-VSEC/K9 router provides reliable wired connectivity and is compliant with key standards including IEEE 802.3 and IEEE 802.1Q, ensuring broad compatibility with existing network infrastructures. With its 1 GB of DRAM memory, expandable to 2 GB, and flash memory starting at 256 MB and expandable to 8 GB, it supports sufficient capacity for most network demands, but may require upgrades for high-performance applications. However, its substantial size and weight, at 39 lbs and dimensions of 18.7 x 17.2 x 5.2 inches, may limit installation options, particularly in space-constrained environments.


The CISCO C3945E-VSEC/K9 is a modular, desktop networking router designed for enterprises requiring reliable connectivity and advanced security features. This device stands out for its versatility and performance, packaged in a 3U form factor for rack-mount installation or desktop use. It supports wired connectivity technology, ensuring stable and fast data transmission. Compliance with multiple IEEE standards, including 802.3, 802.1Q, 802.1ah, and 802.1ag, guarantees interoperability and adherence to industry protocols for seamless network integration. The router is equipped with 1 GB of DRAM memory, which can be expanded up to 2 GB, and 256 MB of flash memory, expandable to 8 GB, providing sufficient capacity for operating system and application storage, thus ensuring efficient processing and data retrieval. LED status lights indicators for link activity and power provide visual monitoring of the router's operational state. The device supports up to 64 digital ports, making it suitable for businesses with extensive telecommunication needs. Key router interfaces include: - 4 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T (RJ-45) for Ethernet connectivity. - Management ports: 1 x console (RJ-45) and 1 x console (mini-USB Type B) for device configuration and management. - 1 x auxiliary (RJ-45) for serial connections. - 2 x 4 pin USB Type A for additional external connections and storage. - 2 x SFP (mini-GBIC) for fiber optic network connections. The expansion capabilities are significant, with three Enhanced High-Speed WAN Interface Card (EHWIC) slots, all of which are free for expansion, three Packet Voice Digital Signal Processor Module (PVDM) slots with two available, and two CompactFlash Card slots with one free for memory expansion. These features allow for extensive customization and scalability to meet specific network requirements. The power supply is internal, supporting a voltage requirement of AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz), making the router adaptable to various power sources and ensuring reliable operation across different regions. The physical dimensions of the router are approximately 18.7 inches in width, 17.2 inches in depth, and 5.2 inches in height, with a weight of 39 lbs. This size makes it manageable for installation in standard server racks or on desks, providing flexibility in deployment. In summary, the CISCO C3945E-VSEC/K9 is tailored for organizations looking for a scalable, secure, and reliable networking solution. Its comprehensive set of features and expansion options make it an ideal choice for businesses aiming to enhance their network infrastructure with a device that can accommodate growth and changing technological needs.


Item NumberCISCO C3945E-VSEC/K9
Unit Height3U
Configuration TypeModular desktop design, 3U size
Connection TypeCable
Standards ComplianceIEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.1ah, IEEE 802.1ag
RAM1 GB (pre-installed), upgradable to 2 GB
Storage Memory256 MB (pre-installed), expandable to 8 GB
Indicator LightsPower, link activity
Number of Digital Ports64
Network Interfaces4 x RJ-45 for 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Management Port1 x RJ-45 console
Mini-USB Management Port1 x mini-USB Type B console
Auxiliary Port1 x RJ-45
USB Ports2 x USB Type A (4 pin)
Optical Network Ports2 x SFP (mini-GBIC)
HWIC Slots3 (total) / 3 (available)
PVDM Slots3 (total) / 2 (available)
CompactFlash Slots2 (total) / 1 (available)
Power SupplyInternal
Power RequirementsAC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Width18.7 inches
Depth17.2 inches
Height5.2 inches
Net Weight39 lbs

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