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Product Line: Cisco ASR 9000
Product Type: Router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $4,870.00
Original price
$0.00 - $4,870.00
Current price $4,870.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The A9K-4T16GE-TR module features 4 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports optimized for packet transport, compatible with Cisco ASR 9904, ASR 9006, ASR 9010, ASR 9912, and ASR 9922 routers. It operates within a temperature range of 5 °C to 40 °C and a relative humidity range of 10% to 85%, ensuring reliability across diverse environments. This module supports Cisco IOS® XR software, offering combined IP, MPLS, Ethernet, Layer 2 VPN (L2VPN), and Layer 3 VPN (L3VPN) services, along with real-time video flow monitoring.

Key Feature for the A9K-4T16GE-TR

  • What is the number of ports available on this device?
    The device has 4 ports.
  • Can you list the chassis models compatible with part number?
    Compatible chassis models include Cisco ASR 9904, ASR 9006, ASR 9010, ASR 9912, and ASR 9922 Routers.
  • What type of ports does this networking hardware support?
    It supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the part number?
    Dimensions are 14 x 1.72 x 20.5 inches and it weighs 14lbs.
  • What operating temperature range is supported by this device?
    Supported temperature range is from 5 °C to 40 °C.
  • What is the humidity range for operating conditions for the part number?
    Operating relative humidity ranges from 10% to 85%.
  • What safety standards does this networking hardware comply with?
    Complies with UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, IEC/EN 60825 Laser Safety, ACA TS001, AS/NZS 60950, and FDA standards.
  • What software is supported by this part number?
    Supports Cisco IOS® XR software.
  • Does this device offer video monitoring capabilities?
    Yes, it provides real-time monitoring of video flows, including alarms for degradation.
  • What are the Layer 2 and Layer 3 services offered by the part number?
    Offers combined IP, MPLS, Ethernet, L2VPN, and L3VPN Services.

Product Review

The Cisco A9K-4T16GE-TR offers four 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports, providing high-speed connectivity and efficient packet transport for Cisco ASR 9000 series routers. This module supports a wide range of network services, including IP, MPLS, Ethernet, L2VPN, and L3VPN, enhancing network versatility and performance. However, its operational temperature range and altitude limits may restrict deployment in extreme environments, potentially limiting its application in certain geographical areas.


The Cisco A9K-4T16GE-TR is a high-performance line card designed for use in the Cisco ASR 9000 Series routers, including the ASR 9904, ASR 9006, ASR 9010, ASR 9912, and ASR 9922 models. This card enhances the routers' capabilities by providing additional 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports, optimized for packet transport. The card is designed to meet the needs of high-demand networks, offering a combination of high-speed connectivity, reliability, and scalability. With dimensions of 14 inches in height, 1.72 inches in width, and 20.5 inches in depth, and weighing 14 pounds, the A9K-4T16GE-TR is built to fit seamlessly into the compatible chassis, ensuring a straightforward installation process. It operates efficiently within a temperature range of 5 °C to 40 °C, and a relative humidity range of 10% to 85%, making it suitable for a wide variety of environmental conditions. For storage, it can withstand temperatures ranging from -40 °C to 75 °C and a relative humidity range from 5% to 95%, ensuring durability and longevity of the hardware during non-operational periods. The product is designed with compliance to multiple safety and immunity standards, including UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1 for safety, a range of IEC/EN-61000-4-x standards for immunity, and adheres to various ETSI and EMC standards, ensuring its reliability and safe operation within network infrastructures across different regions. The A9K-4T16GE-TR supports Cisco IOS® XR software, enhancing its capabilities with robust features such as video monitoring, which allows for real-time monitoring of video flows and issues alarms upon degradation. This feature ensures that video services are maintained at high quality, which is crucial for service providers. Furthermore, the card supports both Layer 2 and Layer 3 services, including IP, MPLS, Ethernet, Layer 2 VPN (L2VPN), and Layer 3 VPN (L3VPN) Services, providing flexibility and scalability in network design and operations. Key features include: - Number of Ports: 4 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet, enabling high-speed network connections and efficient packet transport. - Chassis Compatibility: Designed to seamlessly integrate with Cisco ASR 9904, ASR 9006, ASR 9010, ASR 9912, and ASR 9922 Routers, ensuring compatibility and simplifying network upgrades or expansions. - Environmental Tolerances: Operates within a wide range of temperatures and humidity levels, and complies with stringent safety and immunity standards, ensuring reliable performance in various conditions. In summary, the Cisco A9K-4T16GE-TR line card is an essential component for network administrators seeking to enhance the capacity, performance, and reliability of their Cisco ASR 9000 Series routers. Its high-speed Ethernet ports, support for advanced network services, and compliance with critical safety and operational standards make it a valuable addition to any high-performance networking environment.


Item Number Cisco A9K-4T16GE-TR
Manufacturer Cisco
Port Quantity 4
Port Specification 10G Ethernet
Functionality Optimization Packet Forwarding
Router Compatibility Cisco ASR 9904, 9006, 9010, 9912, 9922
Dimensions (H x W x D) 14 x 1.72 x 20.5 inches
Unit Weight 14 lbs
Operating Temperature Range 5 °C to 40 °C
Relative Humidity in Operation 10% to 85%
Storage Temperature Range -40 °C to 75 °C
Storage Humidity Range 5% to 95%
Operational Altitude Range -60m to 4000m
Safety Certifications UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, Laser Safety IEC/EN 60825, ACA TS001, AS/NZS 60950, FDA
Immunity Compliance IEC/EN-61000-4 Series
ETSI Compliance EN300 386, ETSI 300 019, EN55022, EN55024, EN50082
EMC Compliance FCC Class A, ICES 003 Class A, AS/NZS 3548 Class A, CISPR 22 Class A, VCCI Class A, BSMI Class A, IEC/EN 61000-3 Series
Supported Software Cisco IOS XR
Video Surveillance Capability Real-time video flow monitoring with alarm for quality degradation
Networking Services IP, MPLS, Ethernet, L2VPN, L3VPN

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