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Product Line: Cisco A9K-RSP440-LT
Product Type: Router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $1,124.00
Original price
$0.00 - $1,124.00
Current price $1,124.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The A9K-RSP440-LT Cisco features an internal memory of 4 GB DRAM, supplemented by an 8 GB internal USB and a 16 GB SSD for enhanced data storage and retrieval. It supports the Cisco IOS-XR Software Release 5.3.0 onwards, ensuring compatibility with a range of line cards including A9K-40GE-SE, A9K-40GE-TR, A9K-4T16GE-SE, and others, within a bidirectional nonblocking fabric for efficient data processing. The unit is designed for reliability in diverse environments, with an operating temperature range from 0 °C to 40 °C, and adheres to strict EMC and safety standards, including FCC Class A and UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1.

Key Feature for the A9K-RSP440-LT

  • What is the internal memory capacity of the device?
    The device has 4 GB DRAM for internal memory.
  • Which software version does the Cisco IOS-XR Software start with?
    It starts with Release 5.3.0 onwards.
  • How much internal USB storage is available?
    There is 8 GB of internal USB storage.
  • What are the dimensions of the device?
    The device measures 1.65 x 16 x 26.53 inches (H x W x D).
  • What type of SSD storage does it have?
    The device is equipped with a 16 GB SSD.
  • What is the weight of the device?
    The device weighs 20 lbs.
  • What type of external memory is supported?
    It supports USB 2.0 Type A receptacle for external memory.
  • What is the typical power consumption?
    Typical power consumption is 170 W.
  • Which line cards are supported by the device?
    Supported line cards include A9K-40GE-SE, A9K-40GE-TR, A9K-4T16GE-SE, A9K-4T16GE-TR, A9K-40GE-L, A9K-40GE-B, and A9K-40GE-E.
  • What are the operating temperature limits?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0 °C to 40 °C.

Product Review

The Cisco A9K-RSP440-LT route switch processor offers compatibility with a wide range of line cards and supports Cisco IOS-XR Software Release 5.3.0 onwards, facilitating flexible network configurations and upgrades. With a maximum power consumption of 450W, it is relatively efficient for its capabilities, though power costs should be considered in large deployments. However, its 4 GB of DRAM and 16 GB SSD may limit performance in highly demanding environments, necessitating careful consideration of specific network requirements.


The Cisco A9K-RSP440-LT is designed for optimal performance and reliability in network operations. It is equipped with 4 GB of DRAM internal memory and an 8 GB internal USB for storage, complemented by a 16 GB Solid State Drive (SSD) for advanced data management capabilities. This product supports Cisco IOS-XR Software Release 5.3.0 and subsequent versions, ensuring up-to-date operations and security. Key features include a bidirectional, nonblocking fabric that enhances data flow efficiency across networks. For external memory expansion, it offers a USB 2.0 Type A receptacle. The A9K-RSP440-LT is compatible with a range of line cards, including A9K-40GE-SE, A9K-40GE-TR, A9K-4T16GE-SE, A9K-4T16GE-TR, A9K-40GE-L, A9K-40GE-B, and A9K-40GE-E, providing flexibility in network design and expansion. Physical dimensions are 1.65 inches in height, 16 inches in width, and 26.53 inches in depth, with a weight of 20 lbs. It operates effectively within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C and can be stored in temperatures ranging from -40 °C to 75 °C. Humidity tolerance ranges from 10% (non-condensing) to 90% (non-condensing), ensuring reliability in various environmental conditions.
  • Typical power consumption is 170 W, with a maximum power consumption of 450 W.
  • The operating altitude spans from -60m to 4000m.
  • It meets numerous EMC Standards such as FCC Class A, ICES 003 Class A, and CISPR 22 (EN55022) Class A, among others, ensuring compliance with global regulations.
Safety certifications include UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1 and IEC/EN 60825 Laser Safety, ensuring the product meets rigorous safety standards. It also complies with NEBS SR-3580 (Level 3), GR-1089-CORE, and GR-63-CORE specifications, highlighting its durability and reliability in network infrastructure. The Cisco A9K-RSP440-LT is built to withstand various environmental conditions, with immunity features such as IEC/EN-61000-4-2 for electrostatic discharge, IEC/EN-61000-4-3 for radiated immunity, and several others tailored to protect against electrical surges, voltage fluctuations, and magnetic field disturbances. In summary, the Cisco A9K-RSP440-LT is a high-performance routing solution that offers advanced memory capabilities, flexible compatibility with various line cards, and comprehensive safety and immunity standards. Its design and engineering cater to demanding network environments, ensuring efficient, secure, and reliable operations.


ModelCisco A9K-RSP440-LT
USB Storage8 GB
Solid State Drive16 GB
Operating SystemSupports Cisco IOS-XR from version 5.3.0
Switching CapacityFull-duplex
External Storage InterfaceUSB 2.0 Standard-A Port
Compatible Line CardsA9K-40GE-SE, A9K-40GE-TR, A9K-4T16GE-SE, A9K-4T16GE-TR, A9K-40GE-L, A9K-40GE-B, A9K-40GE-E
Dimensions1.65 x 16 x 26.53 inches
Unit Weight20 pounds
Operating Temperature Range0 to 40 °C
Storage Temperature Range-40 to 75 °C
Humidity Range for Operation10 to 90% (non-condensing)
Power Consumption (Typical)170 Watts
Power Consumption (Max)450 Watts
Altitude for Operation-60 to 4000 meters
Electromagnetic ComplianceFCC, ICES 003, AS/NZS 3548, CISPR 22, VCCI, BSMI, IEC/EN 61000 standards
Safety StandardsUL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, IEC/EN 60825, ACA TS001, AS/NZS 60950, FDA regulations
NEBS ComplianceLevels as per SR-3580, GR-1089-CORE, GR-63-CORE, VZ.TPR.9205
Immunity StandardsIEC/EN 61000-4 series for ESD, radiated, EFT, surge, voltage disturbances; EN 50121-4

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