Skip to content


by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Nexus Switch Series
Product Type: Data Center Switch
Sold out
Original price $0.00 - Original price $596.00
Original price
$0.00 - $596.00
Current price $0.00
Title: Surplus

Orders typically ship within 1-3 Business days, if you need an item to ship sooner please contact us.

Product Description

The N7K-DC-6.0KW is a 6.0 KW power supply unit designed specifically for DC environments, compatible with Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches. It offers scalability from 1500 W to 6000 W, supports hot swapping, and provides an efficiency of more than 91%. This unit features a -48 VDC nominal input voltage at 37 A for North America, supports mixed DC and AC operation, and is designed for direct connection to DC power sources or through an intermediate power interface unit, ensuring reliable power delivery and system operation.

Key Feature for the N7K-DC-6.0KW

  • What is the power rating of this networking hardware?
    The power rating is 6.0 KW.
  • Is the device compatible with Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches?
    Yes, it is compatible with Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches.
  • Can the power supply support hot swapping?
    Yes, it supports hot swapping.
  • What is the efficiency rating of the power supply?
    The efficiency is more than 91%.
  • How many power inputs does the device have?
    There are 4 power inputs.
  • Does the power supply allow for mixed DC and AC operation?
    Yes, it supports mixed DC and AC operation.
  • What is the minimum and maximum tightening torque for connections?
    The minimum is 15 in. per lb and the maximum is 40 in. per lb.
  • What software version is required for compatibility?
    Cisco® NX-OS Software Release 5.0 or later is required for compatibility.
  • What are the dimensions of the power supply?
    The dimensions are 8.51 x 4 x 21.25 inches (H x W x D).
  • What type of power cable is included with the device?
    A 15 ft. power cable rated GR-347 is included.

Product Review

The Cisco N7K-DC-6.0KW power supply module offers high efficiency of over 91%, ensuring reduced energy wastage and cost savings in data center environments. Its scalability from 1500 W to 6000 W and hot swap support enable seamless power adjustments and maintenance without system downtime, enhancing operational flexibility. However, its operation limited to a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C may restrict its deployment in environments with extreme temperature conditions.


The Cisco N7K-DC-6.0KW is a direct current (DC) power supply designed specifically for data center environments, compatible with the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches. This power supply unit (PSU) offers a power rating of 6.0 kW, with scalability options ranging from 1500 W to 6000 W, ensuring flexibility and efficiency in managing power requirements for networking hardware. The N7K-DC-6.0KW supports hot swapping, allowing for maintenance or upgrades without disrupting network operations. It comes equipped with four inputs and includes a power cable, facilitating easy and immediate installation. This PSU features a direct connection to DC power sources and can also connect to an intermediate power interface unit, providing versatility in setup configurations. Its efficiency rating of over 91% ensures that it minimizes power waste and maximizes energy use. The unit also allows for mixed DC and AC operation, enhancing its adaptability to various power environments. An integrated locking latch secures the connection, preventing accidental disconnections. - Power Cable Length: 15 ft. with a GR-347 rating. - Tightening Torque: Ranges from 15 in. per lb (minimum) to 40 in. per lb (maximum). - Connection at Each Isolated Input Stage: Includes two -48 VDC connections. For software compatibility, the N7K-DC-6.0KW requires Cisco® NX-OS Software Release 5.0 or later. It ensures resilience in power delivery with output holdup times of 8 ms for half load and 4 ms for full load. The PSU's physical dimensions are 8.51 x 4 x 21.25 inches, and it weighs 21 lbs, making it a compact yet powerful solution for network power supply needs. The unit's design includes a dual stud ground connection at the front, ensuring proper and safe grounding. It operates at a DC input voltage of -48 VDC nominal at 37 A in North America and -60 VDC nominal at 30 A, with a DC input current of 40A for each DC input at -48 VDC input voltage. The operating temperature range is from 0 °C to 40 °C, and it can function in relative humidity levels from 10% to 90% (noncondensing), ensuring reliability and durability in diverse environmental conditions. In summary, the Cisco N7K-DC-6.0KW DC power supply unit is a comprehensive solution designed to meet the power needs of Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches in data center environments. Its scalability, efficiency, and compatibility features make it an essential component for ensuring uninterrupted and reliable power supply to critical networking hardware.


Part Number N7K-DC-6.0KW
Manufacturer Cisco
Power Output 6.0 kW
Environment DC
Power Range 1500 W - 6000 W
Hot-Swap Capability Supported
Input Count 4
Includes Power Cable Yes
Connection Method Direct to DC sources & via Power Interface Unit
Efficiency Rating Over 91%
Designed For Nexus 7000 Series
AC/DC Operation Supported
Securing Mechanism Integrated Latch
Power Cable Measure 15 feet
Cable Standard GR-347
Securing Torque Range 15-40 in-lb
Input Stage Connections Two -48 VDC
Software Requirement NX-OS 5.0+
Holdup Time (50% Load) 8 ms
Holdup Time (100% Load) 4 ms
Dimensions 8.51 x 4 x 21.25 inches
Mass 21 pounds
Grounding Type Dual Stud at Front
DC Voltage Input -48 VDC at 37 A / -60 VDC at 30 A (NA)
Input Current per DC Input 40A at -48 VDC
Operating Temperature Range 0 °C to 40 °C
Humidity Tolerance 10% to 90% Non-condensing

Compare products

{"one"=>"Select 2 or 3 items to compare", "other"=>"{{ count }} of 3 items selected"}

Select first item to compare

Select second item to compare

Select third item to compare