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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Catalyst Switches
Product Type: Switch
Original price $614.00 - Original price $1,272.00
Original price
$614.00 - $1,272.00
Current price $1,272.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The WS-C3850-24T-S is a stackable switch with 24 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports and a 350 WAC power supply, designed in a 1 RU form factor. It supports network modules C3850-NM-4-1G and C3850-NM-2-10G, offering a forwarding rate of 68.4 Mpps and operates within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C. With an MTBF of 303,230 hours, it ensures reliability and performance in environments up to 5000 ft altitude with AC power supply, and adheres to multiple safety certifications including UL 60950-1 and EN 60950-1.

Key Feature for the WSC385024TS

  • What are the port specifications of the device?
    The device has 24 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports.
  • Is the device with part number C3850-NM-4-1G stackable?
    Yes, the device is stackable.
  • What power supply does the device require?
    It requires a 350 WAC power supply.
  • Can the device with part number C3850-NM-2-10G operate at an altitude of 6000 ft?
    Yes, it can operate at 6000 ft with a DC power supply.
  • What is the forwarding rate of the device?
    The device has a forwarding rate of 68.4 Mpps.
  • What network modules does the device support?
    It supports C3850-NM-4-1G and C3850-NM-2-10G network modules.
  • What are the operating temperature limits of the device?
    The operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C.
  • What is the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) of the device?
    The MTBF of the device is 303,230 hours.
  • What are the noise specifications of the device?
    The noise level is 44 dBA at 30 °C.
  • Is the device RoHS compliant?
    Yes, it complies with RoHS-5 regulations.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3850-24T-S switch offers 24 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with a forwarding rate of 68.4 Mpps, supporting both IP Base feature set and network modules for versatile connectivity options. While its stackability and 350 WAC power supply accommodate scalable network architectures, its operational temperature range and noise level might limit deployment in environments sensitive to heat and sound. Additionally, its MTBF of 303,230 hours underlines reliability, but the requirement for specific environmental conditions for optimal performance could be a constraint for some installations.


The Cisco WS-C3850-24T-S is a 24-port Ethernet switch designed for enterprise-level networking needs. This switch includes 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports, ensuring high-speed connectivity and reliable performance for a wide range of networking applications. With a feature set designated as IP Base, it provides essential networking features suitable for most business environments. The switch operates with a 350 WAC power supply, ensuring efficient power use across all operations. This model is designed with a 1 RU form factor, making it an ideal fit for compact spaces within data centers or networking closets. Its stackable nature allows for scalability, enabling businesses to expand their network capacity by connecting multiple switches without the need for additional hardware. The WS-C3850-24T-S supports network modules, specifically the C3850-NM-4-1G and C3850-NM-2-10G, allowing for further customization and expansion of networking capabilities. Key performance metrics include a forwarding rate of 68.4 Mpps (Million packets per second), ensuring swift data transfer across the network. Its dimensions are 1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches, and it weighs 15.9 lbs, making it a manageable size for most networking environments. The Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) is rated at 303,230 hours, indicating a reliable and long-lasting performance. The operating conditions of the Cisco WS-C3850-24T-S are designed to be flexible for various environments: - Operating temperatures range from -5 °C to 45 °C, accommodating a wide range of climatic conditions. - It can operate at altitudes up to 5000 ft with AC power supply and up to 6000 ft with DC power supply, ensuring reliable performance in diverse geographical locations. - Relative humidity levels for operation are between 10% (non-condensing) and 95% (non-condensing), allowing for deployment in various environmental conditions. - Storage conditions are also versatile, with temperature tolerances from -40 °C to 70 °C and a storage altitude of up to 15,000 ft. Additionally, the switch is designed to handle both operating and non-operating vibrations, with specifications of 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz for operating and 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz for non-operating conditions. Noise levels are kept at 44 dBA at 30 °C, minimizing auditory disruptions in work environments. Compliance and safety are paramount for Cisco products. The WS-C3850-24T-S meets several safety 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. It also complies with RoHS-5 regulations, ensuring that it meets global environmental standards.
  • 24 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports for high-speed connectivity.
  • Stackable design with support for network modules C3850-NM-4-1G and C3850-NM-2-10G for easy expansion.
  • Environmentally versatile, operating effectively in a wide range of temperatures, altitudes, and humidity levels.
The Cisco WS-C3850-24T-S combines essential networking features with scalable hardware, making it a suitable choice for businesses looking to maintain or expand their network infrastructure efficiently.


Item NumberWS-C3850-24T-S
Port Count24
Port SpeedGigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000
Software VersionIP Base
Power Requirement350 Watts AC
Device Size1 Rack Unit
Can be StackedYes
Compatible Network ModulesC3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G
Data Processing Capacity68.4 Million packets per second
Dimensions1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches
Unit Weight15.9 pounds
Lifespan303,230 hours
Lowest Operating Temp-5 °C
Highest Operating Temp45 °C
Max Altitude for AC Power5000 feet
Max Altitude for DC Power6000 feet
Humidity Range Operating10% to 95% (Noncondensing)
Lowest Storage Temp-40 °C
Highest Storage Temp70 °C
Max Storage Altitude15,000 feet
Vibration Tolerance (Operating)0.41 g, 3 to 500 Hz
Vibration Tolerance (Non-operating)1.12 g, 3 to 500 Hz
Acoustic Level44 dBA at 30 °C
Compliance with RoHSRoHS-5
Approved Safety StandardsUL 60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1 (all Second Edition)

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