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Product Line: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Product Type: Power Supply Unit
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Product Description

The N7K-AC-6.0KW is a power supply unit designed for compatibility with Cisco Nexus 7000 series switches, supporting up to 6000 W maximum output at 220 V and 2400 W at 110 VAC, with efficiency exceeding 90%. It features dual inputs, hot swap support, internal fault monitoring, and operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C. This unit is engineered for high-density environments with specifications including an input frequency range of 47 to 63 Hz, a maximum input current of 16 A, and compatibility with Cisco NX-OS Software Release 4.0 and later.

Key Feature for the N7K-AC-6.0KW

  • What is the maximum output at 110 VAC?
    The maximum output at 110 VAC is 2400 W.
  • Can the power supply unit be used with the Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Switch?
    Yes, it is compatible with up to 2 units of the Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Switch.
  • What is the efficiency rating of this device?
    The efficiency is more than 90%.
  • Does this device support hot swapping?
    Yes, hot swap support is available.
  • How many inputs does the device have?
    There are 2 inputs.
  • What is the highest operating temperature for the device?
    The maximum operating temperature is 40 °C.
  • What software version is required for compatibility?
    Cisco NX-OS Software Release 4.0 and later is required for compatibility.
  • Is internal fault monitoring available?
    Yes, internal fault monitoring is included.
  • What are the physical dimensions of the device?
    The dimensions are 8.51 inches in height, 17.5 inches in width, and 44.5 inches in depth.
  • What is the device's cooling mechanism?
    An integrated cooling fan is used for cooling.

Product Review

The Cisco N7K-AC-6.0KW power supply unit (PSU) supports hot swap functionality and delivers high efficiency of over 90%, ensuring minimal energy waste and reduced operating costs. With dual inputs and a maximum output ranging from 2400W at 110 VAC to 6000W at 220 V, it offers flexibility for varying power needs, yet it's constrained by its maximum operating temperature of 40 °C, potentially limiting performance in high-temperature environments. Its compatibility with multiple Cisco Nexus 7000 series switches and Cisco NX-OS Software Release 4.0 and later ensures seamless integration into existing network infrastructures, making it a versatile choice for upgrading power supply capabilities.


The Cisco N7K-AC-6.0KW power supply unit (PSU) delivers high-efficiency power conversion for the Cisco Nexus 7000 series switches. Designed to support a wide range of operational environments and networking demands, this PSU ensures reliable performance and power management. With hot swap support, the Cisco N7K-AC-6.0KW allows for uninterrupted switch operation during maintenance or upgrades, eliminating downtime. Its efficiency rating of over 90% reflects its ability to reduce energy waste and operational costs. The PSU accommodates dual inputs, enhancing redundancy and reliability in power supply. It offers a maximum output of 2400W at 110 VAC and 6000W at 220 V, catering to varied power requirements. Built-in internal fault monitoring mechanisms safeguard against power anomalies, ensuring stable network performance. The PSU is compatible with multiple chassis: the 9-slot, 10-slot, and 18-slot Cisco Nexus 7000 series switches, supporting up to 2, 3, and 4 units respectively. For software, it requires Cisco NX-OS Software Release 4.0 or later, ensuring compatibility with the latest network operating systems. The PSU's physical dimensions include a height of 8.51 inches, a width of 17.5 inches, and a depth of 44.5 inches, with a weight of 18 lbs. Key specifications include: - Minimum input AC voltage of 90 VAC and a maximum of 264 VAC. - An input frequency range from 47 to 63 Hz and a maximum input current of 16 A. - The input receptacle type is IEC 320-C20. The PSU's cooling efficiency is demonstrated by its BTU ratings, ranging from 4950 BTUs per hour at 1200W to 23,000 BTUs per hour at 6000W. It also features a maximum output holdup time of 20 ms and an integrated cooling fan to maintain optimal operating temperatures. Operating and storage temperatures are specified from 0 °C to 40 °C, and -40 °C to 85 °C, respectively. The unit can operate in environments with relative humidity from 10% to 90% (noncondensing) and can be stored in conditions with up to 95% noncondensing humidity. In summary, the Cisco N7K-AC-6.0KW PSU is designed to meet the demanding power requirements of the Cisco Nexus 7000 series switches. With its high efficiency, dual input support, and compatibility with multiple chassis, it provides a reliable power solution for enterprise networking environments. Additional features such as integrated cooling and comprehensive fault monitoring further enhance its value, making it a critical component for maintaining network uptime and performance.


Item Number N7K-AC-6.0KW
Manufacturer Cisco
Hot Swap Capability Supported
Efficiency Rating Above 90%
Input Count 2
Output Power at 110 VAC 2400W
Output Power at 220 V 6000W
Error Detection Enabled
Compatible Chassis Nexus 7000 Series: 9-Slot (max 2), 10-Slot (max 3), 18-Slot (max 4)
Software Requirements NX-OS Release 4.0+
Dimensions (H x W x D) 8.51 x 17.5 x 44.5 inches
Unit Weight 18 pounds
AC Voltage Input Range (Min) 90VAC
AC Voltage Input Range (Max) 264VAC
Frequency Range of Input 47Hz to 63Hz
Maximum Input Current 16A for both 110VAC and 220VAC
Power Input Connectors IEC 320-C20
Heat Dissipation 23000 BTU/hr at 6000W; 16500 BTU/hr at 4200W; 11500 BTU/hr at 3000W; 9900 BTU/hr at 2400W; 4950 BTU/hr at 1200W
Stability Time After Power Loss 20ms Max
Cooling Mechanism Built-in Fan
Operational Temp Range (Min) 0°C
Operational Temp Range (Max) 40°C
Storage Temperature Range -40°C to 85°C
Humidity During Operation 10% to 90% Non-condensing
Humidity When Stored 10% to 95% Non-condensing

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