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Product Line: Cisco WS-C3850-12X48UW-S
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The WS-C3850-12X48UW-S Cisco switch features 48 UPOE ports with options for 12 100Mbps or 1/2.5/5/10 Gbps speeds, tailored for versatile networking requirements. It operates within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C, supports up to 5000 ft altitude with AC power supply and 6000 ft with DC, ensuring reliable performance in various environments. The device is equipped with a 1100 WAC default power supply, supports full IEEE 802.3at PoE+, and offers an impressive MTBF of 202,030 hours, highlighting its durability and efficiency in powering connected devices.

Key Feature for the WS-C3850-12X48UW-S

  • What is the number of ports available on this device?
    The device has 48 ports.
  • Can you detail the port types for part number 48?
    The part supports UPOE with 12 ports at 100Mbps and others at 1/2.5/5/10 Gbps.
  • What feature set is included?
    The device comes with an IP Base feature set.
  • How many access point licenses does part number 48 include?
    It includes 5 access point licenses.
  • What is the operating temperature range?
    The operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C.
  • What is the maximum operating altitude with DC power supply for part number 48?
    The maximum operating altitude with DC power supply is up to 6000 ft.
  • What are the humidity specifications for operation?
    The minimum relative humidity is 10% (Noncondensing), and the maximum is 95% (Noncondensing).
  • What safety certifications does part number 48 comply with?
    It complies with UL 60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, and IEC 60950-1 certifications.
  • What are the noise specifications at 30 °C?
    The noise level is specified at 44 dBA at 30 °C.
  • Does part number 48 support Cisco UPOE?
    Yes, it supports Cisco UPOE.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3850-12X48UW-S switch offers a versatile mix of UPOE ports, supporting speeds up to 10 Gbps on 12 ports, making it suitable for high-speed connectivity needs. However, its operating temperature range is limited to -5 °C to 45 °C, potentially restricting deployment in environments with extreme temperatures. Additionally, the switch's inclusion of 5 access point licenses and a high mean time between failures (MTBF) of 202,030 hours indicates reliability for continuous operation, though the weight of 17.6 lbs may require careful consideration for rack mounting.


The Cisco WS-C3850-12X48UW-S is a highly capable networking switch designed to support a wide range of demanding enterprise applications. This model includes 48 ports with UPOE capabilities, allowing for the delivery of both power and data over a single Ethernet cable, thereby simplifying infrastructure and reducing costs. Among these ports, 12 are adaptable, supporting speeds of 100Mbps or 1/2.5/5/10 Gbps, ensuring high-speed connectivity options for various devices. This switch is equipped with the IP Base feature set, providing essential features required for both Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking functionalities. It also includes licenses for up to 5 access points, supporting wireless connectivity needs within the network infrastructure. The hardware specifications reflect its adaptability and resilience in different environmental conditions, with an operating temperature range from -5 °C to 45 °C, and the ability to operate up to 5000 ft altitude with AC power supply and 6000 ft with DC power supply. This makes the Cisco WS-C3850-12X48UW-S suitable for deployment in a wide range of environments. - Full IEEE 802.3at PoE+ support and Cisco UPOE support enhance its capability to power devices such as IP phones, wireless access points, and surveillance cameras directly through the network cables, eliminating the need for separate power supplies. - The default AC power supply is rated at 1100 WAC, ensuring sufficient power for the switch and connected devices. - The Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) is 202,030 hours, indicating reliability and a lower likelihood of failure over time. Humidity levels for operation are set between 10% (noncondensing) to 95% (noncondensing), and the switch can be stored in temperatures ranging from -40 °C to 70 °C, with a storage altitude limit of 15,000 ft. These specifications ensure that the switch can be safely stored and operated in a wide range of climatic conditions. The device has a weight of 17.6 lbs, making it manageable for rack installations. Noise specifications are also considerate, with a sound level of 44 dBA at 30 °C, ensuring a quieter operation that is suitable for office environments. Safety and regulatory compliance is a priority for this switch, with certifications including UL 60950-1 and EN 60950-1 amongst others, assuring users of its safety standards. Electromagnetic emissions certifications are comprehensive, ensuring that the switch does not interfere with other equipment through electromagnetic noise. The Cisco WS-C3850-12X48UW-S is designed for long-term deployment with a minimum ambient temperature for cold start at 0 °C. RoHS compliance indicates adherence to strict environmental standards, limiting the use of hazardous materials in its manufacture. This switch is not only a high-performance networking device but also an environmentally considerate choice for businesses looking to minimize their ecological footprint.


Item NumberWS-C3850-12X48UW-S
Total Ports48
Port ConfigurationUPOE; 12 ports support 100Mbps, 1/2.5/5/10 Gbps speeds
Software EditionIP Base
Access Point License Count5
Lowest Operational Temp-5 °C
Highest Operational Temp45 °C
Max Elevation (AC Power)5000 ft
Max Elevation (DC Power)6000 ft
Operational Humidity Low10% (Noncondensing)
Operational Humidity High95% (Noncondensing)
Lowest Storage Temp-40 °C
Highest Storage Temp70 °C
Max Storage Elevation15,000 ft
Vibration During Operation0.41 g (3 to 500 Hz)
Vibration When Not Operating1.12 g (3 to 500 Hz)
Sound Level44 dBA at 30 °C
Compliance with RoHSRoHS-5
Approvals for SafetyUL 60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1 (all Second Edition)
Certifications for Electromagnetic EmissionFCC Part 15 Class A, AS/NZS CISPR22 Class A, CISPR22 Class A, EN55022 Class A, ICES003 Class A, VCCI Class A, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, KN22 Class A, KCC, CNS13438 Class A, EN55024, CISPR24, KN24
Device Weight17.6 lbs
Mean Time Between Failures202,030 hours
Minimum Startup Temp0 °C
Support for Full IEEE 802.3at PoE+Yes
Capability for Cisco UPOEYes
Standard AC Power Supply1100 WAC

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