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Product Line: Cisco IP Telephony
Product Type: Router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $4,282.00
Original price
$0.00 - $4,282.00
Current price $4,282.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The CTI-8330-GWS-K9 Cisco features 16 independently clocked ports and supports up to 144 serial ports in a single chassis, catering to extensive connectivity needs. It delivers 720p HD video resolution at 30 fps and can handle up to 16 video calls at 1920 kbps, with support for H.261, H.263, H.263+, and H.264 video standards. This device is designed for rack mounting, with dimensions of 33.25 in. height, 17.2 in. width, and 20.5 in. depth, and operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 35 °C, ensuring reliable performance in various environments.

Key Feature for the CTI-8330-GWS-K9

  • What is the maximum number of independently clocked ports available on the Blade?
    16 independently clocked ports are available.
  • Does the Blade support RS-366 dialing?
    Yes, RS-366 dialing is supported.
  • What video resolution does the Blade support at 30 fps?
    The Blade supports 720p HD video resolution at 30 fps.
  • How many serial ports can a single chassis enable?
    A single chassis can enable up to 144 serial ports.
  • What is the maximum number of video calls the Blade can handle at 1920 kbps?
    Up to 16 video calls at 1920 kbps can be handled simultaneously.
  • What range of bandwidth is supported per call on the Blade?
    Supported bandwidth per call ranges from 56 to 1920 kbps.
  • Which IP video endpoints are supported by the Blade?
    H.323 IP video endpoints are supported.
  • How many 68-pin serial connectors does the Blade have?
    There are 8 68-pin serial connectors.
  • What types of serial devices does the Blade support?
    The Blade supports synchronous serial devices.
  • What are the video standards supported by the Blade?
    The Blade supports H.261, H.263, H.263+, and H.264 video standards.

Product Review

The Cisco CTI-8330-GWS-K9 excels in supporting a high number of video calls with up to 16 at 1920 kbps and a comprehensive range of video standards including H.261, H.263, H.263+, and H.264, making it versatile for various video conferencing needs. However, its limitation to only two RJ-45 Ethernet ports may restrict network connectivity options in environments requiring extensive network interfaces. Additionally, the system's capability to handle up to 144 serial ports in a single chassis enhances its appeal for large-scale deployments requiring numerous serial connections.


The Cisco CTI-8330-GWS-K9 is a gateway server designed for high-density video conferencing and collaboration. This product allows for seamless integration of video communication across various networks, ensuring efficient and high-quality video calls. It supports up to 16 independently clocked ports, allowing for multiple video calls to be processed simultaneously without compromising the quality or speed of each call. The device is capable of delivering 720p HD video resolution at 30 frames per second, ensuring clear and fluid video communication. One of the key features of the CTI-8330-GWS-K9 is its support for a wide range of video standards including H.261, H.263, H.263+, and H.264. This compatibility ensures that the device can communicate with a broad range of IP video endpoints following the H.323 protocol. Additionally, it supports various audio standards such as G.711, G.722, G.728, and G.722.1, facilitating high-quality audio transmission alongside video. The system is designed to handle up to 16 video calls at 1920 kbps, with the supported bandwidth per call ranging from 56 to 1920 kbps. This scalability allows for flexible deployment in environments with varying bandwidth requirements. The device also supports synchronous serial devices and enables presentation and data collaboration from H.239 (dual video) capable endpoints, enhancing the collaborative experience during video conferences. For network connectivity, the CTI-8330-GWS-K9 includes two RJ-45 Ethernet ports that support 10/100/1000 Mbps speeds, ensuring fast and reliable network connections. Additionally, it is equipped with eight 68-pin serial connectors for connecting serial devices directly to the server. The device also features 62 status LEDs, providing instant visual feedback on the system's status and activity. Installation and management of the CTI-8330-GWS-K9 are simplified through its embedded web server functions, which offer complete configuration, control, and monitoring of the system directly from a web browser. This ease of use is further enhanced by the device's support for RS-366 dialing, allowing for easy integration into existing telecommunications infrastructure. The hardware specifications include:
  • Rack Size: 19 inches
  • Height: 33.25 inches
  • Width: 17.2 inches
With a depth of 20.5 inches and a power requirement of -48 VDC or 100 to 240 VAC, the device is designed for standard 19-inch rack mounting, making it suitable for deployment in a wide range of professional settings. It operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 35 °C, ensuring reliable performance in various environmental conditions. Overall, the Cisco CTI-8330-GWS-K9 is a versatile and efficient solution for organizations looking to enhance their video conferencing capabilities. With its support for multiple video and audio standards, high-density port configuration, and easy management features, this device is well-suited for businesses aiming to improve their communication infrastructure.


Part Number and Manufacturer Cisco CTI-8330-GWS-K9
Ports with Independent Clocks 16
Support for RS-366 Dialing Enabled
Maximum Video Quality at 30fps 720p High Definition
Maximum Serial Ports per Blade 16
Max Serial Ports per Chassis 144
Simultaneous Video Calls at 1920kbps 16
Call Bandwidth Range 56 kbps to 1920 kbps
IP Video Protocol H.323
Compatible Serial Devices Synchronous
Supported Collaboration Technology H.239 (Dual Video) for Data Sharing
Web Server Capabilities System Setup, Management, and Supervision
Compliant Video Formats H.261, H.263, H.263+, H.264
Frame and Field Rates Up to 30 fps / 60 fields per sec
Audio Compression Standards G.711, G.722, G.728, G.722.1
68-Pin Connectors 8
Ethernet Ports (RJ-45) 2 (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Indicator LEDs 62
Installation Style 19-inch Rack Mount
Dimensions (H x W x D) 33.25 x 17.2 x 20.5 inches
Electrical Requirements -48 VDC, 100 to 240 VAC
Operational Temperature Range 0 to 35 °C

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