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Product Line: Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routers
Product Type: Router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $257.00
Original price
$0.00 - $257.00
Current price $257.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The A9K-RSP440-TR is equipped with 12 GB DRAM internal memory and dual 16 GB SSDs, supporting Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.2.0 onwards for efficient optimization of packet transport. It features a bidirectional nonblocking fabric, compatibility with a range of line cards including A9K-40GE-SE and A9K-4T16GE-TR, and operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C. Designed for reliability, it includes a comprehensive alarm system with critical, major, and minor alarms, and meets global safety standards including UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1.

Key Feature for the A9KRSP440TR

  • What internal memory capacity does the device offer?
    The device is equipped with 12 GB of DRAM for internal memory.
  • Which software version is compatible with the A9K-40GE-B line card?
    The Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.2.0 and onwards are compatible with the A9K-40GE-B line card.
  • How many SSDs does the system include, and what is their capacity?
    The system includes two 16 GB Solid State Drives (SSDs).
  • Can you specify the types of alarms supported by this device?
    Supported alarms include Critical Alarm, Major Alarm, and Minor Alarm.
  • What is the size and weight of the device?
    The device measures 1.65 x 16 x 26.53 inches and weighs 20 lbs.
  • What is the maximum operating temperature for the device?
    The maximum operating temperature is 40 °C.
  • Describe the device's fabric type.
    The device utilizes a bidirectional nonblocking fabric.
  • What safety certifications does the device meet?
    It meets UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, IEC/EN 60825 Laser Safety, ACA TS001, AS/NZS 60950, and FDA: Code of Federal Regulations Laser Safety standards.
  • What is the device's typical and maximum power consumption?
    Typical power consumption is 170 W, with a maximum of 450 W.
  • What external memory options are available?
    An external memory USB 2.0 Type A Receptacle is available for additional storage.

Product Review

The Cisco A9K-RSP440-TR, with its 12 GB DRAM and dual 16 GB SSDs, offers a solid foundation for handling extensive data flows and storage demands in high-performance network environments. However, its power consumption peaks at 450W, which might be a concern for operations prioritizing energy efficiency. Additionally, compatibility with a wide range of line cards, from A9K-40GE-SE to A9K-40GE-E, ensures versatile deployment options, though the initial IOS XR Software Release 4.2.0 requirement may limit immediate use of newer software features without an update.


The Cisco A9K-RSP440-TR is a high-performance route switch processor designed for the Cisco ASR 9000 Series routers. This device is engineered to facilitate efficient packet transport across a wide range of networking environments. It is equipped with 12 GB of DRAM internal memory, enhancing its capability to handle complex routing and switching tasks. The processor also features two 16 GB solid-state drives (SSD) for secure storage of the operating system and network configurations, alongside an 8 GB internal USB for additional storage flexibility. This model operates on Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.2.0 and later versions, providing a reliable and scalable operating system designed for continuous system operation. The inclusion of a USB 2.0 Type A receptacle allows for external memory expansion, ensuring scalable storage solutions. A key feature of the A9K-RSP440-TR is its bidirectional nonblocking fabric, which ensures high-speed data processing and transmission across the network without bottlenecks. The device is equipped with a range of alarms including critical, major, and minor, ensuring network administrators are promptly alerted to any issues. LED indicators provide immediate visual feedback on the system's status, including alarms, system synchronization, compact flash activity, SSD status, and fan tray operations. Compatibility with a wide range of line cards, such as A9K-40GE-SE, A9K-40GE-TR, A9K-4T16GE-SE, and A9K-4T16GE-TR among others, ensures versatility in network design and deployment. The device measures 1.65 x 16 x 26.53 inches and weighs 20 lbs, making it a compact yet powerful solution for network infrastructure. Key specifications include: - Minimum and maximum operating temperatures of 0 °C and 40 °C, respectively. - Storage temperature ranges from -40 °C to 70 °C. - Operating relative humidity from 10% to 90% (non-condensing). - Power consumption is typically 170 W, with a maximum of 450 W. Additionally, the A9K-RSP440-TR is designed to operate at altitudes from -60m to 4000m, accommodating a wide range of installation environments. Compliant with multiple safety standards including UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1 and IEC/EN 60825 for laser safety, it ensures a safe operating environment. In summary, the Cisco A9K-RSP440-TR route switch processor offers a powerful, scalable solution for modern networking requirements. Its substantial memory, flexible storage options, and comprehensive safety and environmental compliance make it an ideal choice for enterprises looking to enhance their network infrastructure with a reliable, high-performance device.


Part Number and ManufacturerCisco A9K-RSP440-TR
SSD CapacityDual 16 GB SSDs
Compatible SoftwareSupports Cisco IOS XR Software Version 4.2.0 and later
USB Storage8 GB Internal USB Storage
Switching FabricBi-directional, Non-blocking
External USB PortUSB 2.0 Type A Port
Alarm IndicatorsIndicators for Critical, Major, and Minor Alarms
Indicator LEDsAlarm Mute, System Sync Alarm, Compact Flash and SSD Activity, Fan Tray Status
Compatible Line CardsA9K-40GE-SE, A9K-40GE-TR, A9K-4T16GE-SE, A9K-4T16GE-TR, A9K-40GE-L, A9K-40GE-B, A9K-40GE-E
Dimensions (H x W x D)1.65 x 16 x 26.53 inches
Unit Weight20 pounds
Operational Temperature Range (Min)0 °C
Operational Temperature Range (Max)40 °C
Storage Temperature Range (Min)-40 °C
Storage Temperature Range (Max)70 °C
Humidity Range for Operation (Min)10% Non-Condensing
Humidity Range for Operation (Max)90% Non-Condensing
Average Power Use170 W
Peak Power Consumption450 W
Elevation for Operation-60m to +4000m
Regulatory ComplianceUL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, IEC/EN 60825 for Laser Safety, ACA TS001, AS/NZS 60950, FDA Laser Safety Regulations

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