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Product Line: Cisco ASR Router
Product Type: Router
Original price $1,606.00 - Original price $5,340.00
Original price
$1,606.00 - $5,340.00
Current price $5,340.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The ASR1006 Cisco features 12 SPA slots, 2 route processor slots, and supports 2 SIPs or Ethernet Line Cards, including the Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps and 40-Gbps SIP Carrier Cards, along with ASR 1000 Fixed Ethernet Line Cards. It offers hardware redundancy, with an ESP bandwidth ranging from 10 to 100 Gbps and includes embedded hardware-based encryption supporting up to 4 Gbps on the 10-Gbps ESP and 8 Gbps on the 20-Gbps ESP. The unit requires Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.16.0, operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C, and is designed for 19-inch rack mounting with a power consumption of 250 WAC / 242 WDC (Maximum).

Key Feature for the ASR1006

  • What is the maximum ESP bandwidth supported by the hardware?
    The hardware supports an ESP bandwidth ranging from 10 to 100 Gbps.
  • How many Shared Port Adapters (SPA) slots does the device have?
    The device includes 12 SPA slots.
  • Can the device support hardware redundancy?
    Yes, the device is designed with hardware redundancy capabilities.
  • What is the weight of the hardware?
    The hardware weighs 98.7 lbs.
  • Is wall mounting an option for installation?
    No, the device does not support wall mounting but is designed for 19 in. rack mounting.
  • What are the minimum and maximum operating temperatures?
    The minimum operating temperature is 0 °C and the maximum is 40 °C.
  • How many Route Processor Slots are available?
    There are 2 Route Processor Slots available on the device.
  • What is the power consumption of the device?
    The device's maximum power consumption is 250 WAC / 242 WDC.
  • Does the device support embedded hardware-based encryption?
    Yes, the device supports embedded hardware-based encryption with specific throughput capacities depending on the ESP model.
  • What is the minimum required Cisco IOS XE Software Release to operate the device?
    The minimum required Cisco IOS XE Software Release for operation is 3.16.0.

Product Review

The Cisco ASR1006 router offers significant flexibility through its 12 Shared Port Adapters (SPA) slots and support for both 10-Gbps and 40-Gbps SIP Carrier Cards, catering to diverse networking requirements. However, its considerable weight of 98.7 lbs and dimensions may pose challenges for space-constrained environments. Additionally, the hardware supports embedded encryption and a wide range of operating conditions, ensuring secure and reliable performance across various settings.


The Cisco ASR1006 is a high-capacity, scalable router designed for service providers and large enterprises. It is part of Cisco's ASR 1000 series, known for delivering high performance and reliability. This model stands out for its flexible architecture, allowing for easy upgrades and expansion to meet evolving network demands. At the core of the ASR1006 are its hardware specifications, designed to cater to a wide range of networking requirements. The router features 12 Shared Port Adapter (SPA) slots, providing a high degree of customization and scalability. This flexibility is further enhanced by the support for 2 Route Processor Slots and 2 Slots for SIPs or Ethernet Line Cards. The device is compatible with the Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps SIP Carrier Card, the Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps SIP Carrier Card, and ASR 1000 Fixed Ethernet Line Cards, ensuring a wide range of connectivity options. The ASR1006 is designed with hardware redundancy in mind, ensuring continuous operation and minimal downtime. Its ESP bandwidth ranges from 10 to 100 Gbps, supporting high-speed data transmission and efficient network operation. The router also features embedded hardware-based encryption, with the Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP providing up to 4 Gbps and the Cisco ASR 1000 Series 20-Gbps ESP offering up to 8-Gbps Crypto Support Throughput, ensuring secure data transmission. Other notable hardware specifications include: - Height: 10.5 in., Width: 17.2 in., Depth: 18.15 in., and Weight: 98.7 lbs, making it suitable for standard 19-inch rack mounting. - External USB Flash Memory of 1 GB for storage and backup. - Power Consumption is capped at 250 WAC / 242 WDC (Maximum), with an input AC Voltage range of 85 to 264 VAC and an input DC Voltage range of -40 to -72 VDC. - The system is engineered for front-to-back airflow, aiding in efficient cooling and reliable operation. - Operating conditions are optimized for environments with temperatures ranging from 0 °C to 40 °C and a relative humidity between 10% to 85%, ensuring performance across a variety of climates and conditions. The ASR1006’s minimum software requirement is Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.16.0, ensuring compatibility with the latest networking features and security protocols. While the device is designed for rack mounting in a standard 19-inch configuration, it does not support wall mounting, focusing instead on data center and networking closet installations. In terms of environmental resilience, the ASR1006 operates effectively at altitudes ranging from -500 to 10,000 feet, and can be stored in temperatures ranging from -40 °C to 70 °C, demonstrating its capability to withstand challenging conditions. In summary, the Cisco ASR1006 is a versatile, high-capacity router that is designed to meet the demanding needs of modern networks. With its comprehensive range of features and support for a wide array of Cisco hardware, it represents a reliable choice for enterprises and service providers looking for scalability, performance, and security.


Part Number and Producer Cisco ASR1006
SPA Slots Available 12
Route Processor Slots Quantity 2
Supported SIPs or Ethernet Line Cards Count 2
Unit Height 10.5 inches
Unit Width 17.2 inches
Unit Depth 18.15 inches
Unit Mass 98.7 pounds
Support for Hardware Redundancy Enabled
ESP Capacity Range 10 Gbps to 100 Gbps
Compatible SIPs and Ethernet Line Cards Compatible with Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps and 40-Gbps SIP Carrier Cards, and ASR 1000 Fixed Ethernet Line Cards
Encryption Support Integrated hardware-based encryption on Cisco ASR 1000 Series with ESPs supporting up to 4 Gbps and 8-Gbps Crypto Support Throughput
Required Minimum Software Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.16.0
Compatibility with Rack Mounting Compatible, for 19-inch racks
Compatibility with Wall Mounting Not supported
External USB Flash Memory Capacity 1 GB
AC Power Input Range 85 to 264 VAC
DC Power Input Range -40 to -72 VDC
Maximum Power Requirement 250 WAC / 242 WDC
Cooling Airflow Direction Front-to-Back
Minimum Operating Ambient Temperature 0 °C
Maximum Operating Ambient Temperature 40 °C
Humidity Range During Operation 10% to 85%
Operational Altitude Range -500 to 10,000 feet
Temperature Range for Storage -40 °C to 70 °C

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