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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 3650 Series Switches
Product Type: Switch
Original price $241.00 - Original price $4,008.00
Original price
$241.00 - $4,008.00
Current price $4,008.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The C1-WS3650-48FS/K9 Cisco switch features 48 PoE+ 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports and 4 Gigabit Ethernet SFP uplinks, designed to facilitate high-speed connectivity and power for a wide range of devices. It supports a forwarding rate of 77.37 Mpps, DRAM of 4 GB, and Flash memory of 4 GB, ensuring efficient data processing and storage capabilities. With a stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps and the ability to support up to 25 access points and 1000 wireless clients per switch/stack, this switch is optimized for scalable high-density wireless networks.

Key Feature for the C1-WS3650-48FS/K9

  • What is the total number of 10/100/1000 Ethernet Ports available?
    The total number of 10/100/1000 Ethernet Ports is 48 PoE+.
  • How many Gigabit Ethernet fixed uplinks does the switch have?
    The switch has 4 Gigabit Ethernet fixed uplinks with Small Form‑Factor Pluggable (SFP).
  • What is the default AC power supply rating?
    The default AC power supply is rated at 640 WAC.
  • What is the power consumption at 0% traffic?
    The power consumption at 0% traffic is 90.8 W.
  • How many FNF entries can the switch handle?
    The switch can handle up to 48,000 FNF entries.
  • What is the maximum wireless bandwidth per switch?
    The maximum wireless bandwidth per switch is up to 40 Gbps.
  • What is the forwarding rate of the switch?
    The forwarding rate of the switch is 77.37 Mpps.
  • How many MAC addresses does the switch support?
    The switch supports up to 32,000 MAC addresses.
  • What is the maximum number of VLAN IDs supported by the switch?
    The switch supports up to 4,094 VLAN IDs.
  • How many Aironet Access Points are supported?
    The switch supports Aironet Access Points models 3700, 3600, 3500, 2600, 1600, 1260, 1140, and 1040.

Product Review

The Cisco C1-WS3650-48FS/K9 offers a comprehensive set of features suitable for high-demand network environments, including 48 PoE+ Gigabit Ethernet ports and 4 SFP uplinks that facilitate scalable connectivity and integration with a variety of network architectures. However, its power consumption, while relatively efficient at an average of 106.98W, may still pose concerns for operations prioritizing energy savings, especially under low traffic conditions where it consumes 90.8W. Additionally, the switch's support for a high number of FNF entries, VLANs, and its compatibility with numerous Aironet Access Points, alongside a substantial stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps, underscores its capability to manage extensive data flows and wireless clients, making it a versatile choice for complex network setups.


The Cisco C1-WS3650-48FS/K9 is a networking hardware designed to facilitate efficient connectivity and network management in various environments, from small businesses to large enterprises. It incorporates a wide array of features tailored for high performance, scalability, and reliability in handling network traffic and services. At the core of its specifications, the device features 48 PoE+ (Power over Ethernet Plus) 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports, allowing for direct power supply to connected devices such as IP phones and wireless access points, eliminating the need for additional power cables. This model includes 4 fixed Gigabit Ethernet uplinks with Small Form‑Factor Pluggable (SFP) for high-speed connectivity and uplink redundancy, ensuring uninterrupted network service. Power efficiency is a notable attribute of the Cisco C1-WS3650-48FS/K9, with a default AC power supply of 640 WAC. It demonstrates a low power consumption rate that varies with network traffic - 90.8 W at 0% traffic, 108.7 W at 10% traffic, and peaks slightly at 109.4 W at 100% traffic. The weighted average power consumption stands at 106.98 W, reflecting the switch's ability to manage energy use effectively. The switch is engineered to support high-capacity networking with a forwarding rate of 77.37 Mpps (Million packets per second) and wireless bandwidth per switch of up to 40 Gbps, underlining its capability to handle dense traffic without compromising on speed or reliability. Additionally, it has a stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps, enabling multiple switches to be interconnected, increasing the network's capacity without the need for significant infrastructure changes. In terms of memory and storage, the device is equipped with 4 GB of DRAM and 4 GB of flash memory, facilitating smooth operation and firmware updates. It supports up to 48,000 Flexible NetFlow (FNF) entries, allowing for comprehensive traffic analysis and network monitoring. The hardware's capacity for scalability is evident in its support for up to 32,000 MAC addresses, 24,000 IPv4 routes, and 4,094 VLAN IDs, making it suitable for networks that are large or subject to growth. It can handle jumbo frames up to 9198 bytes, enhancing data transfer rates for large data packets. For networks that incorporate wireless technology, the switch can manage up to 25 access points per switch or stack and supports up to 1,000 wireless clients, making it an ideal solution for organizations with a significant number of wireless users. It is compatible with a range of Cisco Aironet Access Points, including the 3700, 3600, 3500, 2600, 1600, 1260, 1140, and 1040 series. Key hardware specifications include: - Stacking Bandwidth: 160 Gbps - MAC Addresses: 32,000 - Supported Aironet Access Points: 3700, 3600, 3500, 2600, 1600, 1260, 1140, 1040 The Cisco C1-WS3650-48FS/K9 comes with one power supply, emphasizing its readiness for deployment in various networking scenarios. This switch represents a comprehensive solution for organizations seeking a seamless, scalable, and efficient networking infrastructure.


Part NumberC1-WS3650-48FS/K9
Uplink Interfaces4 SFP Gigabit Ethernet Ports
Power over Ethernet (PoE+) Ports48
Initial Power Supply Rating640 Watts AC
Power Use with No Data Traffic90.8 Watts
Power Use with 10% Data Traffic108.7 Watts
Power Use with Full Data Traffic109.4 Watts
Average Power Consumption106.98 Watts
Flexible NetFlow Entries48,000
Maximum Switch Wireless Throughput40 Gbps
Data Processing Rate77.37 Million Packets per Second (Mpps)
System Memory4 GB DRAM
Storage Memory4 GB Flash
Stack Link Speed160 Gbps
MAC Address Capacity32,000
IPv4 Routing Entries24,000
Virtual LANs (VLANs)4,094 IDs
Switched Virtual Interfaces (SVIs)1,000
Maximum Frame Size9198 Bytes
Routed Ports in Stack208
Access Point Support per Switch/Stack25
Maximum Wireless Clients per Switch/Stack1000
Wireless LANs (WLANs) Support64
Compatible Aironet Access Points3700, 3600, 3500, 2600, 1600, 1260, 1140, 1040
Included Power SupplySingle Unit

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