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Product Line: Cisco C6800-48P-TX
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $616.00
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Product Description

The C6800-48P-TX offers 48 RJ-45 ports with a maximum frame size of up to 9216 bytes/frame, designed for high-density networking environments with port density capabilities of 240 ports/C6807-XL, 528 ports/6513E, and 384 ports/6509E. It supports 1p3q8t (Transmit) and 2q8t (Receive) queues per port, with a DWRR scheduler, and provides a substantial buffer size of 166 KB (Rx) and 1.17 MB (Tx) per port. Compatible with Cisco Catalyst 6500 Supervisor Engine 2T and 2TXL and suitable for any Cisco Catalyst 6807-XL, 6500 E-Series Chassis, this module meets a wide range of IEEE standards including IEEE 802.1d, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.1q, IEEE 802.1s, IEEE 802.1w, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3z, IEEE 802.3ab, and IEEE 802.3ad.

Key Feature for the C6800-48P-TX

  • What is the maximum frame size supported by this network module?
    The network module supports a maximum frame size of up to 9216 bytes per frame.
  • How many ports are available on this module?
    There are 48 RJ-45 transceiver ports available.
  • Can you detail the buffer size per port for both transmission and reception?
    Each port has a buffer size of 166 KB for reception (Rx) and 1.17 MB for transmission (Tx).
  • What supervisor engines are supported by this module?
    This module supports the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Supervisor Engine 2T and 2TXL.
  • What are the port density options available across different chassis models?
    Port density varies by chassis model: 240 ports for C6807-XL, 528 ports for 6513E, and 384 ports for 6509E.
  • What is the power rating of this network module?
    The power rating is 405 W.
  • What scheduling algorithm does the module use?
    The module utilizes the Deficit Weighted Round Robin (DWRR) scheduling algorithm.
  • What are the slot requirements for this module in a Cisco Catalyst 6807-XL chassis?
    In a Cisco Catalyst 6807-XL chassis, the module can occupy slots 1-2 and 5-7.
  • What standards does this module comply with?
    It complies with several IEEE standards including IEEE 802.1d, 802.1p, 802.1q, 802.1s, 802.1w, 802.3x, 802.3z, 802.3ab, and 802.3ad.
  • Is this module integrated with any specific hardware?
    Yes, it is integrated with DFC4.

Product Review

The Cisco C6800-48P-TX offers high port density with support for up to 528 ports on the 6513E chassis, making it suitable for environments requiring extensive connectivity. It supports a maximum frame size of 9216 bytes per frame, accommodating large data packets for efficient network performance. However, its operation is limited to a maximum temperature of 40 °C, potentially restricting its deployment in high-temperature environments.


The Cisco C6800-48P-TX is a high-performance network module designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and large enterprise networks. This module features 48 RJ-45 ports, supporting a wide range of transceivers for versatile connectivity options. It is compatible with the Cisco Catalyst 6807-XL and 6500 E-Series chassis, offering scalability with a port density that ranges from 240 ports in the C6807-XL chassis to 528 ports in the 6513E chassis, and 384 ports in the 6509E chassis. With support for a maximum frame size of up to 9216 bytes per frame, this module is equipped to handle large data packets, ensuring efficient data transmission across the network. The queueing mechanism on each port includes 1p3q8t (Transmit) and 2q8t (Receive), with a DWRR scheduler, facilitating efficient traffic prioritization and management. The buffer size per port is substantial, with 166 KB dedicated for receive (Rx) operations and 1.17 MB for transmit (Tx) operations, which helps in smoothing out traffic bursts and ensuring reliable data transfer. The module is designed to work with Cisco Catalyst 6500 Supervisor Engine 2T and 2TXL, ensuring high performance and reliability. This module can be installed in a variety of slots across supported chassis, providing flexibility in deployment. Its dimensions are 1.2 x 14.4 x 16 inches, making it a compact solution that fits easily into existing network infrastructures. The operating temperature ranges from 0°C to 40°C, with storage temperatures ranging from -40°C to 75°C. This wide range of operating conditions ensures that the module can perform reliably in various environments. The power rating of 405 W indicates its efficiency and capability to operate in high-demand scenarios without compromising on performance. Indicators for status and link are integrated into the module, providing at-a-glance information about network and port status. Key features include: -
  • Integrated with DFC4 for enhanced performance and data processing capabilities.
  • Compliance with a range of ETSI standards for storage, transportation, and stationary use, ensuring reliability and durability in various operational conditions.
  • Support for numerous IEEE standards, including IEEE 802.1d/p/q/s/w, IEEE 802.3x/z/ab/ad, facilitating interoperability and adherence to industry protocols.
The Cisco C6800-48P-TX does not support non-E-Series chassis, ensuring that it is used within the most appropriate and efficient infrastructure for optimal performance. Its design and specifications make it a key component for enterprises looking to enhance their network’s throughput, reliability, and scalability.


Component ID Cisco C6800-48P-TX
Producer Cisco
Total Ports 48
Connector Type RJ-45
Port Capacity per Chassis 240 in C6807-XL, 528 in 6513E, 384 in 6509E
Largest Packet Size 9216 Bytes
Queue Configuration (Tx/Rx) 1p3q8t / 2q8t
Scheduling Algorithm DWRR
Memory per Port 166 KB (Rx), 1.17 MB (Tx)
Compatible Supervisor Engines Catalyst 6500 Supervisor Engine 2T, 2TXL
Applicable Chassis Models 6807-XL, 6500 E-Series
Slot Placement Slots 1-2, 5-7 in 6807-XL; Slots 1-6, 9-13 in 6513-E; Any slot in 6503-E, 6504-E, 6506-E, 6509-E, 6509-V-E
Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.2 x 14.4 x 16 inches
Operational Temperature Range 0 to 40 °C
Storage Temperature Range -40 to 75 °C
Humidity Tolerance (Operating) 10% to 90% (Noncondensing)
Altitude Range for Operation -150 to 3000 meters
Power Consumption 405 W
Diagnostic Indicators Status, Link
Equipped With DFC4
Compliance Standards ETSI ETS 300 019-2-1 (Class 1.1 Storage), ETS 300 019-2-2 (Class 2.1, 2.2 Transportation), ETS 300 019-2-3 (Class 3.1E Stationary Use)
Compatibility with Non E-Series Chassis No
Supported IEEE Protocols 802.1d, 802.1p, 802.1q, 802.1s, 802.1w, 802.3x, 802.3z, 802.3ab, 802.3ad

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