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Product Line: Cisco WS-C3850-24U-S
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $718.00
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Product Description

The WS-C3850-24U-S is equipped with 24 10/100/1000 UPOE Ethernet ports and supports stackability for network scalability. It features an IP Base feature set, a 1100 WAC power supply, and is compatible with network modules C3850-NM-4-1G and C3850-NM-2-10G. Designed for durability, it operates within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C, can function up to 5000 ft altitude with AC power supply, and meets RoHS-5 compliance and various safety certifications including UL 60950-1 Second Edition.

Key Feature for the WS-C3850-24U-S

  • What are the port specifications of this Ethernet switch?
    The switch has 24 ports of 10/100/1000 UPOE Ethernet.
  • What feature set is included with the switch?
    The switch includes the IP Base feature set.
  • Can this switch support additional network modules?
    Yes, it supports C3850-NM-4-1G and C3850-NM-2-10G network modules.
  • What is the power supply rating for this device?
    The device has a 1100 WAC power supply.
  • Is the switch stackable, and what is its form factor?
    Yes, the switch is stackable and has a 1 RU form factor.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the switch?
    The switch measures 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 in. and weighs 16.5 lbs.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for this device?
    The MTBF for the device is 237,310 Hours.
  • What operating temperatures does the switch support?
    It supports temperatures from -5 °C to 45 °C.
  • How does this device comply with RoHS and safety certifications?
    The device is RoHS-5 compliant and meets several safety certifications including UL 60950-1 Second Edition and EN 60950-1 Second Edition.
  • What are the noise specifications for this Ethernet switch?
    The noise level is 44 dBA at 30 °C.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3850-24U-S switch offers 24 10/100/1000 UPOE Ethernet ports, providing a versatile foundation for supporting a wide range of devices and workloads. Its compatibility with network modules C3850-NM-4-1G and C3850-NM-2-10G, along with a stackable 1 RU form factor, enhances network flexibility and scalability. However, the operational temperature range and noise specifications may limit its deployment in environments with extreme conditions or where noise sensitivity is a concern.


The Cisco WS-C3850-24U-S is a highly capable switch designed for enterprise networks, offering 24 10/100/1000 UPOE Ethernet ports. This model is part of Cisco's Catalyst 3850 Series, designed to provide a foundation for full wired and wireless convergence on a single platform. The switch is equipped with an IP Base feature set, making it suitable for access layer deployments in enterprise, midmarket, and branch office networks. It is powered by a 1100 WAC power supply and supports up to two optional network modules for uplink ports, providing flexibility in connectivity. Key specifications include a form factor of 1 RU, making it compact enough for rack mounting in space-constrained environments. It also boasts stackability, allowing multiple units to be connected for increased capacity and redundancy. The device supports network modules C3850-NM-4-1G and C3850-NM-2-10G, offering additional Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplink ports, respectively. - Size dimensions are 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 inches, with a weight of 16.5 lbs, ensuring it fits standard equipment racks. - The switch has a Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) of 237,310 hours, indicating high reliability. - For environmental sustainability, it complies with RoHS-5 standards. Operating conditions are designed to be versatile to suit various deployment scenarios. The WS-C3850-24U-S operates efficiently between -5 °C and 45 °C, with an operating altitude up to 5000 ft with AC power supply and up to 6000 ft with DC power supply. This range ensures consistent performance across different climatic conditions and altitudes. Humidity tolerance ranges from 10% to 95% noncondensing, and storage temperature ranges from -40 °C to 70 °C. The device can be stored at altitudes up to 15,000 ft, and it is designed to withstand operating vibrations of 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz and non-operating vibrations of 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz. Noise levels are maintained at 44 dBA at 30 °C, minimizing acoustic output for quieter operation environments. Safety and compliance are paramount, with certifications including UL 60950-1 Second Edition, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, and IEC 60950-1 Second Edition. These certifications ensure that the switch meets stringent safety standards required for operation in various global markets. In summary, the Cisco WS-C3850-24U-S is designed to meet the demanding needs of modern network environments, offering a blend of performance, flexibility, and reliability. Its support for both wired and wireless networking on a single platform, combined with environmental tolerance, safety certifications, and stackability, makes it an ideal choice for organizations looking to build resilient, high-capacity networks.


Item Number Cisco WS-C3850-24U-S
Manufacturer Cisco
Total Ports 24
Port Specification 10/100/1000 UPOE Ethernet Ports
Software Edition IP Base
Power Supply Capacity 1100 WAC
Device Configuration 1 Rack Unit (RU)
Can Be Stacked Yes
Compatible Network Modules C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G
Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 inches
Unit Weight 16.5 pounds
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 237,310 hours
Lowest Operating Temperature -5 °C
Highest Operating Temperature 45 °C
Maximum Altitude for AC Power 5000 feet
Maximum Altitude for DC Power 6000 feet
Operational Humidity Range (Minimum) 10% Noncondensing
Operational Humidity Range (Maximum) 95% Noncondensing
Lowest Storage Temperature -40 °C
Highest Storage Temperature 70 °C
Maximum Storage Altitude 15,000 feet
Vibration During Operation 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Vibration When Not Operating 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Sound Emission 44 dBA at 30 °C
Compliance with RoHS RoHS-5
Safety Approvals UL 60950-1 Second Edition, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, IEC 60950-1 Second Edition

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