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by Juniper
Product Line: Juniper MX Series Series
Product Type: Chassis
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Product Description

The CHAS-BP3-MX240-S Juniper chassis features 2x PWR-MX480-2520-AC power supplies and a 1x FANTRAY-MX240-S for cooling, housed in a 4U rackmountable frame. It supports up to 3 Tbps of system capacity and 1.92 Tbps line-rate throughput, with configuration options for 48 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports or a combination of four 100-Gigabit Ethernet and eight 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports. Internally, it includes 64 GB of DDR4 RAM, 2x50 GB SSD for storage, and operates efficiently within a temperature range of 32°F to 104°F, supporting up to 10,000 ft in operating altitude.

FAQs for the CHAS-BP3-MX240-S

  • What power supplies are included with the system?
    The system includes 2x PWR-MX480-2520-AC power supplies.
  • How many fan trays does the chassis support?
    The chassis supports 1x FANTRAY-MX240-S.
  • Are SCB slots included in the system?
    No, the system has 2 SCB slots, but they are not included.
  • What are the options for Ethernet ports on this device?
    The device supports 48 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports, or four 100-Gigabit Ethernet and eight 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports.
  • Can you detail the chassis size and rackmount capability?
    The chassis size is 4U Rackmountable, with dimensions of 17 in width, 22 in depth, and 1.25 in height.
  • What is the system's throughput capability?
    The system offers 1.92 Tbps line-rate throughput and 3 Tbps of system capacity.
  • What are the weight and dimensions of the product?
    The product weighs 9.6 lb (4.4 kg) and measures 17 in (width) x 22 in (depth) x 1.25 in (height).
  • What memory and storage features does the device have?
    The device comes with 64 GB of DDR4 RAM, 2x16 MB NOR flash storage, and 2x50 GB SSD.
  • What are the operating conditions for this device?
    The device operates between 32°F and 104°F, with a humidity range of 5% to 90%, and at altitudes up to 10,000 ft (3048 m).
  • How many DPC/MPC slots are available, and are they included?
    There are 2 DPC/MPC slots available; however, they are not included with the system.

Product Review

The Juniper CHAS-BP3-MX240-S offers a significant system capacity of 3 Tbps and supports versatile connectivity options, including 48 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports or a mix of four 100-Gigabit and eight 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports, catering to diverse networking needs. However, it comes without critical components such as SCBs and DPC/MPC slots included, necessitating additional purchases for full operational capability. Its power efficiency is notable, with maximum power requirements adjusting based on ambient temperature, alongside a compact 4U rackmount size, making it suitable for space-constrained environments.


The Juniper CHAS-BP3-MX240-S is designed for high-performance networking, offering advanced capabilities for demanding environments. This 4U rack-mountable chassis provides a solid foundation for the Juniper networking infrastructure, catering to a broad range of applications from dense data centers to high-capacity service provider networks. At the heart of its design, the chassis supports a system capacity of up to 3 Tbps, ensuring efficient handling of extensive data traffic. It boasts 1.92 Tbps of line-rate throughput, facilitating rapid data processing and transmission across networks. Users can leverage its flexible port configuration, which includes 48 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports or a combination of four 100-Gigabit Ethernet and eight 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports, to meet diverse connectivity needs. The chassis is equipped with two power supply units (PSUs), specifically the PWR-MX480-2520-AC, which ensures reliable power delivery under various operational conditions. Accompanied by a single FANTRAY-MX240-S, it maintains optimal thermal conditions within the chassis, preserving component longevity and system stability. For expansion and customization, the chassis offers slots for two Switch Control Boards (SCBs) and two slots for Dense Port Concentrators/Multi Services Edge (DPC/MPC), though it should be noted these components are not included and must be acquired separately. - Weighing 9.6 lb (4.4 kg) with the Routing Engine installed, the chassis has dimensions of 17 in (43.2 cm) in width, 22 in (55.9 cm) in depth, and a height of 1.25 in (3.2 cm), making it a compact yet capable solution for networking infrastructure. - Its maximum power requirements vary with temperature, consuming up to 185 W at 55° C, 160 W at 40° C, and 155 W at 25° C, allowing for efficient power use across different operational climates. - Internally, the system is fortified with 64 GB of DDR4 RAM and dual 50 GB SSDs for storage, alongside 2x16 MB NOR flash storage, providing ample memory and storage capabilities for networking applications. The Juniper CHAS-BP3-MX240-S also emphasizes durability and reliability across a range of environmental conditions. It operates effectively within a temperature range of 32°F to 104°F, humidity levels from 5% to 90%, and at altitudes up to 10,000 ft (3048 m), ensuring consistent performance even in challenging conditions. In summary, the Juniper CHAS-BP3-MX240-S chassis is a comprehensive solution for high-capacity networking, offering substantial throughput, flexible port configurations, and reliable performance under varying environmental conditions. Its design and specifications cater to the needs of both growing enterprises and service providers, making it a versatile choice for modern networking requirements.


Item Number and Producer Juniper CHAS-BP3-MX240-S
Power Supply Units 2x PWR-MX480-2520-AC
Cooling Assembly 1x FANTRAY-MX240-S
Switch Control Board Slots 2 Slots (empty)
Data Processing Cards/Modular Port Concentrators Slots 2 Slots (empty)
Form Factor 4U, suitable for rack mounting
System Performance 3 Terabits per second capacity
Throughput 1.92 Terabits per second, full duplex
Port Configuration Options for 48x 10GbE, or 4x 100GbE plus 8x 10GbE ports
Physical Characteristics Weight: 4.4 kg with Routing Engine; Dimensions: 43.2 cm x 55.9 cm x 3.2 cm
Peak Power Consumption 185 Watts at 55°C
Power Usage at 40°C 160 Watts
Power Usage at 25°C 155 Watts
Storage Options NOR Flash: 2x16 MB; RAM: 64 GB DDR4; SSD: 2x50 GB
Included Hardware Power supplies, Routing Engines, cooling fans
Minimum Operational Temperature 0°C
Maximum Operational Temperature 40°C
Humidity Range for Operation 5% to 90% non-condensing
Operational Altitude Limit Up to 3048 meters

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