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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 6800ia Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The C6800IA-48FPD Cisco switch measures 1.75 x 14.5 x 17.5 inches and weighs 12.93 lbs, designed to fit in compact spaces while offering high-density networking capabilities. It features 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports, with 24 PoE+ ports supporting up to 30 W each and an additional 24 PoE ports supporting up to 15.4 W, backed by a total available PoE power of 740 W. The system is powered by an APM86392 600MHz Dual Core CPU, 512 MB DRAM, and 128 MB flash memory, and supports FlexStack-Plus for enhanced performance and scalability, with a power input range of 9 A to 4 A and a 0.89 kVA power rating.

FAQs for the C6800IA-48FPD

  • What are the dimensions and weight of this networking device?
    The device measures 1.75 x 14.5 x 17.5 inches and weighs 12.93 lbs.
  • How does the input current vary?
    The input current ranges from 9 A to 4 A.
  • What is the power rating and MTBF for the product?
    The power rating is 0.89 kVA with an MTBF of 233,370 hours.
  • Does the device support a redundant power supply?
    No, the device does not support a redundant power supply.
  • How many Ethernet ports are available?
    There are 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports available.
  • What is the maximum number of PoE+ ports, and how much power can they supply?
    Up to 24 ports can supply up to 30 W each for PoE+.
  • What is the total available PoE power?
    The total available PoE power is 740 W.
  • What software and capabilities come integrated with the device?
    The device comes with Cisco IOS Software Image and supports FlexStack-Plus capability.
  • What are the RAM and Flash Memory sizes?
    The device is equipped with 512 MB DRAM and 128 MB flash memory.
  • Can you detail the CPU and console ports specifications?
    It features an APM86392 600MHz Dual Core CPU and console ports include USB (Type-B) and Ethernet (RJ-45).

Product Review

The Cisco C6800IA-48FPD switch offers a solid balance of performance and power efficiency, featuring 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with up to 24 ports supporting PoE+ (up to 30W per port) and a total available PoE power of 740W, catering to high-demand environments. However, the lack of a redundant power supply could be a concern for critical applications requiring uninterrupted power. With a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 233,370 hours, FlexStack-Plus capability, and a dual-core CPU, it is designed for reliability and scalability in medium to large network deployments.


The Cisco C6800IA-48FPD is a compact, high-density Ethernet switch designed for efficient network connectivity and power distribution. Measuring 1.75 x 14.5 x 17.5 inches and weighing 12.93 lbs, this device is engineered to fit into various environments, offering flexibility and convenience for deployment. It operates within a power range of 0.89 kVA, drawing an input current between 9 A and 4 A, supported by a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 233,370 hours, indicating a reliable performance over extended periods. This model does not support a redundant power supply, focusing instead on direct, efficient power use. It features 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports for high-speed connectivity. For Power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities, it provides up to 24 ports with PoE+ support, delivering up to 30 W per port, and can supply up to 15.4 W across all 48 ports for standard PoE devices, with a total available PoE power of 740 W. This makes it suitable for powering a wide range of devices directly through the Ethernet cables, simplifying installations and reducing the need for additional power sources. The switch is equipped with a Cisco IOS Software Image integrated with IA Parent for streamlined operation and management alongside enhanced security features. It also offers FlexStack-Plus capability, allowing for easy scalability and management of multiple switches as a single unit, enhancing the operational efficiency and flexibility of network setups. Under the hood, the Cisco C6800IA-48FPD is powered by an APM86392 600MHz dual-core CPU, accompanied by 512 MB of DRAM and 128 MB of flash memory, sufficient for handling the software requirements and providing a smooth user experience. For configuration and management, the device includes USB (Type-B) and Ethernet (RJ-45) console ports, along with a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet network management interface. The switch's hardware is designed to ensure swift data processing and traffic management with 4 MB of egress buffers, facilitating efficient data flow and minimizing packet loss. It operates within an input voltage range of 100 to 240 VAC and is compatible with 50 to 60 Hz frequency, making it adaptable to various power supplies worldwide. Key features include: - Indicator LEDs for per-port status and system status, providing at-a-glance monitoring of network activity and switch health. - Compliance with safety specifications including UL 60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, and EN 60950-1, ensuring the device meets rigorous safety standards. - RoHS compliance and adherence to EMC immunity standards such as EN55024, CISPR24, EN300386, and KN24, highlighting its environmental consideration and resilience against electromagnetic interference. Overall, the Cisco C6800IA-48FPD stands out as a versatile and efficient solution for businesses seeking to optimize their network infrastructure for performance, power distribution, and scalability. Its comprehensive feature set, coupled with Cisco's renowned reliability and support, makes it a valuable asset for any organization aiming to enhance their network capabilities.


Model NumberCisco C6800IA-48FPD
Dimensions (Height x Depth x Width)1.75 x 14.5 x 17.5 inches
Weight12.93 pounds
Current Draw Range4 A to 9 A
Power Consumption0.89 kilo-Volt-Ampere (kVA)
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)233,370 hours
Support for Redundant Power SupplyNo
Gigabit Ethernet Ports Count48
Max PoE+ Ports24 ports, each up to 30 W
Max PoE Ports48 ports, each up to 15.4 W
Total PoE Power Budget740 W
Operating SystemPreloaded with Cisco IOS, compatible with IA Parent
Stacking Capability (FlexStack-Plus)Yes
Memory (RAM)512 MB DRAM
Storage (Flash Memory)128 MB
ProcessorAPM86392 600MHz, Dual-Core
Configuration InterfaceUSB (Type-B), RJ-45 Ethernet
Network Management Port10/100 Mbps Ethernet RJ-45
Packet Buffer Size4 MB
Input Voltage100 to 240 VAC
Operational Frequency50 to 60 Hz
Diagnostic IndicatorsStatus LEDs for each Port and System
Compliance (Safety)UL 60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, all Second Edition
RoHS CompliantYes
EMC and Immunity StandardsEN55024, CISPR24, EN300386, KN24

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