Skip to content


by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Power Supply Units (PSUs)
Product Type: PWR-7201-AC
Sold out
Original price $0.00 - Original price $402.00
Original price
$0.00 - $402.00
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 PWR-7201-AC Cisco is powered by a 1.67-GHz Motorola Freescale 7448 processor, supports 2,000,000 pps performance, and includes 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports with SFP options for SX, LX/LH, ZX, and RJ-45 copper connectivity. It comes with 1 GB of DRAM (expandable to 2 GB) and 64 MB of Compact Flash storage (expandable to 256 MB), running on Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.2(31)SB4, 12.4XD7, and 12.4PI6. The device features a dual AC power supply supporting an input voltage range of 100 to 240 VAC, with typical power consumption at 85W, and is designed to operate within a temperature range of 32ºF to 104ºF (0ºC to 40ºC).

Key Feature for the PWR-7201-AC

  • What processor does the networking device use?
    The device is equipped with a 1.67-GHz Motorola Freescale 7448 processor.
  • How many LAN ports are available?
    There are 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports.
  • What is the performance capability of this hardware?
    It can process over 2,000,000 packets per second (pps).
  • What types of Gigabit Ethernet optics are supported?
    Supported types include Short wave (SX), Long wave/long haul (LX/LH), Extended wavelength (ZX), and RJ-45 copper SFP.
  • How much DRAM is installed by default, and what is the maximum?
    The default DRAM is 1 GB, with an upgrade option up to 2 GB.
  • What versions of Cisco IOS Software are compatible with this device?
    Compatible versions include Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(31)SB4, 12.4XD7, and 12.4PI6.
  • Can you detail the power supply specifications?
    The device has a dual AC power supply, with a maximum input power of 150W, typical input power of 85W, and an input voltage rating of 100 to 240 VAC wide input with power factor correction.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of the chassis?
    Dimensions are 1.75 inches (H) x 19 inches (W) x 16.9 inches (D), and the fully configured chassis weighs approximately 16.5 lb (7.48 kg).
  • What are the operating and storage temperature ranges?
    Operating temperature ranges from 32ºF (0 ºC) to 104ºF (40ºC), and storage temperature ranges from -4 ºF (-20 ºC) to 149ºF (65ºC).
  • What are the humidity requirements for operation and storage?
    Operating humidity is 10 to 90% non-condensing, and storage relative humidity is 5 to 95%.

Product Review

The Cisco PWR-7201-AC features a 1.67-GHz Motorola Freescale 7448 processor and supports over 2,000,000 packets per second, providing efficient performance for high-demand network environments. With four Gigabit Ethernet ports and various SFP options including SX, LX/LH, ZX, and RJ-45 copper, it offers flexible connectivity options. However, its default DRAM and Compact Flash capacities are limited to 1 GB (expandable to 2 GB) and 64 MB (expandable to 256 MB) respectively, which may require upgrades for optimal performance in complex network setups.


The Cisco PWR-7201-AC is a high-performance networking hardware solution designed to meet the rigorous demands of modern networks. It is powered by a 1.67-GHz Motorola Freescale 7448 processor and delivers performance capabilities of 2,000,000 packets per second (pps) or more, ensuring efficient handling of network traffic. The device features four Gigabit Ethernet ports for high-speed connectivity and supports various Gigabit Ethernet Optics including Short wave (SX), Long wave/long haul (LX/LH), Extended wavelength (ZX), and RJ-45 copper SFP, providing flexibility in network design and expansion. With 1 GB of DRAM installed by default, expandable up to 2 GB, and a Compact Flash memory of 64 MB, expandable to 256 MB, the Cisco PWR-7201-AC offers ample memory resources for running complex network applications and storing configurations. It operates on Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.2(31)SB4, 12.4XD7, and 12.4PI6, delivering reliable and secure operation. The device is equipped with a dual AC power supply to ensure continuous operation. It has a maximum input power requirement of 150W and typically operates at around 85W. The power supply supports a wide input voltage range of 100 to 240 VAC with power factor correction, accommodating various electrical environments. The input current rating is 2A maximum, with a typical input current of 0.85A at 100 VAC and 0.35A at 240 VAC. The frequency rating is 50/60 Hz, and it is essential to use only Cisco agency-approved power cords to maintain safety and compliance. Physically, the Cisco PWR-7201-AC has dimensions of 1.75 inches in height, 19 inches in width, and 16.9 inches in depth, fitting seamlessly into a standard 19-inch rack. When fully configured with a port adapter, it weighs approximately 16.5 lb (7.48 kg), making it relatively easy to handle during installation or maintenance.
  • Dimensions: 1.75"H x 19"W x 16.9"D
  • Weight: Fully configured ~16.5 lb (7.48 kg)
  • Operating Temperature Range: 32ºF (0 ºC) to 104ºF (40ºC)
The operating temperature range of the device is from 32ºF (0 ºC) to 104ºF (40ºC), and it can be stored in temperatures ranging from -4ºF (-20 ºC) to 149ºF (65ºC). The operational humidity is 10 to 90% non-condensing, and the storage relative humidity is 5 to 95%, ensuring that the device can withstand a wide range of environmental conditions. In summary, the Cisco PWR-7201-AC is a versatile and reliable networking solution that offers high performance, flexible connectivity options, and robust environmental tolerance, making it an ideal choice for enterprises seeking to build or upgrade their network infrastructure. Its dual power supply, expandable memory, and support for multiple IOS software releases further ensure that it can adapt to various network requirements and future expansions.


Part Number Cisco PWR-7201-AC
Manufacturer Cisco
CPU 1.67-GHz Motorola Freescale 7448
Throughput Minimum 2 million packets per second
Network Interfaces Four 1G Ethernet connections
1G Ethernet Optics Compatibility Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) options: Short-range (SX), Long-range (LX/LH), Extended-range (ZX), Copper (RJ-45)
Memory 1GB standard, upgradable to 2GB
Storage 64MB Compact Flash standard, expandable to 256MB
Supported IOS Versions Versions 12.2(31)SB4, 12.4XD7, and 12.4PI6
Power Supplies Two AC power supply units
Maximum Power Consumption 150W
Average Power Usage 85W
Voltage Requirement 100 to 240 VAC, wide range with power factor correction
Maximum Input Current 2A
Standard Input Current 0.85A at 100 VAC, 0.35A at 240 VAC
Frequency Requirement 50/60 Hz
Power Cord Requirement Specific Cisco approved power cords only
Height 1.75 inches (4.44 cm)
Width 19 inches (48.26 cm)
Depth 16.9 inches (42.93 cm)
Operational Weight Approximately 16.5 lb (7.48 kg) with port adapter
Minimum Operating Temperature 32ºF (0ºC)
Maximum Operating Temperature 104ºF (40ºC)
Minimum Storage Temperature -4ºF (-20ºC)
Maximum Storage Temperature 149ºF (65ºC)
Operating Humidity Range 10% to 90%, non-condensing
Storage Humidity Range 5% to 95%

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