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Product Line: Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers
Product Type: Service interface processor
Original price $0.00 - Original price $642.00
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$0.00 - $642.00
Current price $642.00
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Product Description

The A9K-SIP-700 is compatible with all Cisco ASR 9000 Series Chassis and requires Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.9 or later. It supports a density of up to 4 single-height SPAs or up to 2 double-height SPAs, with interface capabilities including CHT1/E1, CT3/DS0, T3/E3, OC3/STM1, ChOC3/ChSTM1, OC12/STM4, ChOC12/ChSTM4, OC48/STM16, ChOC48/ChSTM16, OC192/STM64, and supports both IPv4 and IPv6 routing. Technical specifications include a size of 14 inches in height, 1.72 inches in width, a weight of 14 lbs, a maximum power consumption of 375 W, operating temperatures ranging from 5 °C to 40 °C, and compliance with multiple EMC Standards including FCC Class A and EN 50121-4.

Key Feature for the A9K-SIP-700

  • What chassis are compatible with the Cisco ASR 9000 Series?
    All Cisco ASR 9000 Series Chassis are compatible.
  • Which software release is required for optimal performance?
    Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.9 or later is needed for optimal performance.
  • How many Single-Height and Double-Height SPAs can be accommodated?
    Up to 4 Single-Height SPAs or up to 2 Double-Height SPAs can be accommodated.
  • What interface capabilities does it support?
    Supports CHT1/E1, CT3/DS0, T3/E3, OC3 / STM1, ChOC3 / ChSTM1, OC12 / STM4, ChOC12 / ChSTM4, OC48 / STM16, ChOC48 / ChSTM16, OC192 / STM64 interfaces.
  • Does it support IPv6 routing?
    Yes, it supports both IPv4 and IPv6 routing.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight?
    Height: 14 inches, Width: 1.72 inches, Weight: 14 lbs.
  • What is the power consumption?
    Maximum power consumption is 375 W.
  • What are the operating temperature ranges?
    Normal operating temperature ranges from 5 °C to 40 °C, with a short-term operating temperature range from -5 °C to 55 °C.
  • What are the humidity and altitude specifications for operation?
    Operating humidity ranges from 10% to 95%, and it can operate at altitudes from -60m to 4000m.
  • Which EMC standards does it comply with?
    Complies with FCC Class A, ICES 003 Class A, AS/NZS 3548 Class A, CISPR 22 Class A, VCCI Class A, BSMI Class A, IEC/EN 61000-3-2, IEC/EN 61000-3-3, and EN 50121-4 standards.

Product Review

The Cisco A9K-SIP-700 offers broad interface compatibility, supporting various protocols such as CHT1/E1, OC192/STM64, and both IPv4 and IPv6 routing, making it versatile for diverse networking requirements. However, its power consumption peaks at 375 W, which may be a consideration for energy-conscious deployments. Additionally, its operation within a wide range of temperatures and compatibility with all Cisco ASR 9000 Series Chassis ensures flexibility in different environments, though the weight and size could pose challenges in space-constrained installations.


The Cisco A9K-SIP-700 is a specialized interface processor designed for the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Chassis, supporting a wide range of interface capabilities and ensuring compatibility with diverse network requirements. This processor is engineered to work with Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.9 or later, allowing for a seamless integration into existing network infrastructures. With its capacity to accommodate up to four single-height SPAs or two double-height SPAs, the Cisco A9K-SIP-700 offers flexibility in network design and expansion. This device's interface capabilities are extensive, including support for CHT1/E1, CT3/DS0, T3/E3, OC3/STM1, ChOC3/ChSTM1, OC12/STM4, ChOC12/ChSTM4, OC48/STM16, ChOC48/ChSTM16, and OC192/STM64. This range ensures that the device can handle various data rates and protocols, making it suitable for a wide array of networking tasks. Furthermore, the Cisco A9K-SIP-700 is capable of routing both IPv4 and IPv6 traffic, enhancing its utility in modern networks that need to support both protocol stacks for seamless data communication. Key hardware specifications of the Cisco A9K-SIP-700 include: - Dimensions of 14 inches in height and 1.72 inches in width, with a weight of 14 lbs, making it a compact yet powerful component within the networking chassis. - A maximum power consumption of 375 W, indicating its efficiency and capability to operate within a range of power supply conditions. - Operating and storage temperatures that range from 5 °C to 40 °C and -40 °C to 70 °C, respectively, ensuring reliability under various environmental conditions. Additional specifications highlight the device's robustness in different operational contexts: - Minimum and maximum operating relative humidity levels are set at 10% and 95%, respectively, with similar parameters for storage humidity. This wide range ensures that the Cisco A9K-SIP-700 can perform reliably in both dry and humid environments. - Operating altitudes from -60m to 4000m, accommodating deployments in a variety of geographical locations without compromising functionality. - Compliance with multiple EMC Standards, including FCC Class A, ICES 003 Class A, and CISPR 22 (EN55022) Class A, among others, demonstrates the Cisco A9K-SIP-700's adherence to international regulatory requirements for electromagnetic compatibility, ensuring its safe and effective use in a wide range of settings. In summary, the Cisco A9K-SIP-700 is a versatile interface processor that brings high-density SPA support, comprehensive interface capabilities, and robust routing functionality to the Cisco ASR 9000 Series. Its design caters to the demands of high-performance networking, offering the reliability, compatibility, and flexibility needed to support complex data communications and network architectures.


Part Number and ManufacturerCisco A9K-SIP-700
Compatible ChassisCompatible with all models in the Cisco ASR 9000 Series
Operating System SupportSupports Cisco IOS XR version 3.9 and above
SPA CapacitySupports up to 4 single-height SPAs or 2 double-height SPAs
Supported InterfacesIncludes CH-T1/E1, CT-3/DS0, T-3/E3, OC-3/STM-1, ChOC-3/ChSTM-1, OC-12/STM-4, ChOC-12/ChSTM-4, OC-48/STM-16, ChOC-48/ChSTM-16, OC-192/STM-64
Routing Protocol SupportSupports both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols
Height14 inches
Width1.72 inches
Unit Weight14 pounds
Maximum Power Consumption375 Watts
Normal Operating Temperature Low5 °C
Normal Operating Temperature High40 °C
Short-Term Operating Temperature Low-5 °C
Short-Term Operating Temperature High55 °C
Operating Humidity Low10%
Operating Humidity High95%
Storage Temperature Low-40 °C
Storage Temperature High70 °C
Storage Humidity Low5%
Storage Humidity High95%
Operational Altitude Low-60 meters
Operational Altitude High4000 meters
Compliance with EMC StandardsFCC Class A, ICES-003 Class A, AS/NZS 3548 Class A, CISPR 22 (EN55022) Class A, VCCI Class A, BSMI Class A, IEC/EN 61000-3-2 for power line harmonics, IEC/EN 61000-3-3 for voltage fluctuations and flicker, EN 50121-4 for railway EMC

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