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Product Line: Cisco Routers
Product Type: Router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $2,527.00
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Current price $2,527.00
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Product Description

The 76-ES+T-2TG module features two 10 GbE ports with a packet memory of 512 MB and supports two 20 Gbps fabric channels for switch fabric connectivity. It is compatible with a range of Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches, requiring a minimum of Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(33)SXJ1 for operation. This module supports online insertion and removal (OIR), accommodates up to 96,000 MAC addresses, and offers advanced network management through CiscoWorks, CiscoView, and RME, making it a versatile choice for enhancing network performance and scalability.

Key Feature for the 76-ES+T-2TG

  • What is the port type of this networking hardware?
    The port type is 10 GbE.
  • How many ports does the hardware have?
    It has 2 ports.
  • Is online insertion and removal supported?
    Yes, online insertion and removal are supported.
  • What is the minimum Cisco IOS Software release required?
    The minimum required is Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(33)SXJ1 or later.
  • Can you list compatible Cisco Catalyst switches?
    Compatible switches include Cisco Catalyst 6503-E, 6504 and 6504-E, 6506 and 6506-E, 6509, 6509-E, and 6509-V-E, and Cisco Catalyst 6513 and 6513-E switches.
  • What is the switch fabric connectivity?
    It features two 20 Gbps fabric channels.
  • What are the link encapsulations supported?
    Supports Ethernet II and IEEE 802.1q.
  • How many ingress and egress queues are available?
    There are 64,000 ingress and 64,000 egress queues.
  • What network management tools are compatible with this hardware?
    Compatible with CiscoWorks, CiscoView, and CiscoWorks Resource Manager Essentials (RME).
  • What is the packet memory size?
    The packet memory size is 512 MB.

Product Review

The Cisco 76-ES+T-2TG module offers dual 10 GbE ports, enhancing high-speed connectivity options for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches, with a notable packet memory of 512 MB that supports extensive data throughput. However, its operational temperature range and altitude limitations could restrict deployment in environments with extreme conditions. The module's compatibility with a wide range of Catalyst switches and support for online insertion and removal provides flexibility and ease of maintenance for network infrastructure upgrades and management.


The Cisco 76-ES+T-2TG is a high-performance networking module designed for integration into the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches. This module is engineered to provide efficient 10 GbE connectivity with a focus on speed, reliability, and scalability. It features two ports that support 10 GbE, making it suitable for high-bandwidth applications. Key hardware specifications include a packet memory of 512 MB, ensuring smooth data processing and transfer. The module connects to the switch fabric via two 20 Gbps fabric channels, facilitating rapid data transmission within the network infrastructure. Additionally, the Cisco 76-ES+T-2TG supports online insertion and removal, allowing for maintenance and upgrades without disrupting network operations. Compatibility is broad, with the module designed to work seamlessly with a variety of Cisco Catalyst switches, including the 6503-E, 6504 and 6504-E, 6506 and 6506-E, 6509, 6509-E, and 6509-V-E, as well as the 6513 and 6513-E models. This ensures that networks utilizing these switches can easily integrate the module for enhanced connectivity. The minimum software requirement for operating the module is Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(33)SXJ1 or later versions. This ensures that the module benefits from the latest network management and security features provided by Cisco's IOS software.
  • Link encapsulations supported include Ethernet II and IEEE 802.1q, catering to a wide range of networking protocols.
  • It boasts ingress and egress queues of 64,000 each, facilitating efficient data traffic management.
  • The module can handle up to 96,000 MAC addresses, accommodating large-scale network environments.
Operating conditions for the module range from a minimum temperature of 0 °C to a maximum of 40 °C. It operates effectively in relative humidity levels from 10% to 90% (noncondensing) and at altitudes from -60 to 2000 meters, ensuring reliability across various environmental conditions. Network management is streamlined with support for CiscoWorks, CiscoView, and CiscoWorks Resource Manager Essentials (RME), providing comprehensive tools for managing and optimizing network performance. Physically, the module measures 1.75 x 15.375 x 16 inches and weighs 11.5 lbs, requiring just one slot in a Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switch. This compact design allows for efficient use of space within the switch chassis. Status indicators provide quick visual feedback on the operational state of the module. Optical components include a Lithium Niobate External Modulator for the optical transmitter and an Avalanche Photo Diode for the optical receiver. These components are chosen for their performance and reliability in optical data transmission. The spectral width at 20 dB is less than or equal to 30 GHz, indicating the module's efficient use of the optical spectrum. In conclusion, the Cisco 76-ES+T-2TG is designed to meet the demands of high-speed, high-capacity networking environments. Its compatibility with a range of Cisco Catalyst switches, along with its robust feature set, makes it an essential component for enterprises looking to enhance their network infrastructure.


Item NumberCisco 76-ES+T-2TG
Ports Quantity2
Type of Ports10 GbE
Memory for Packets512 MB
Connection to Switch FabricDual 20 Gbps Channels
Hot-Swap CapabilitySupported
Compatible SwitchesCisco Catalyst 6503-E, 6504, 6504-E, 6506, 6506-E, 6509, 6509-E, 6509-V-E, 6513, 6513-E
Required SoftwareCisco IOS Release 12.2(33)SXJ1 or newer
Supported Link EncapsulationEthernet II, IEEE 802.1q
Input Queue Depth64,000
Output Queue Depth64,000
MAC Address CapacityUp to 96,000
Lowest Operating Temperature0 °C
Highest Operating Temperature40 °C
Operational Humidity Range (Min)10% (Non-condensing)
Operational Humidity Range (Max)90% (Non-condensing)
Usage Altitude Range-60 to 2000 meters
Management SolutionsCiscoWorks, CiscoView, CiscoWorks RME
Slot Requirement in Catalyst 65001 Slot
Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth)1.75 x 15.375 x 16 inches
Unit Weight11.5 lbs
Indicator LightsAvailable
20 dB Spectral Width≤ 30 GHz
Type of Optical TransmitterLithium Niobate External Modulator
Type of Optical ReceiverAvalanche Photo Diode
Intended UseCisco Catalyst 6500 Series

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