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Product Line: Cisco WSC385048FL
Product Type: Switch
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Original price $636.00 - Original price $650.00
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$636.00 - $650.00
Current price $636.00
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Product Description

The WS-C3850-48F-L is a stackable switch featuring 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports with a LAN Base feature set and supports network modules C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G. It has a 1100 WAC power supply and operates within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C, with a 130.95 Mpps forwarding rate. The switch is designed for a 1 RU form factor, has a MTBF of 241,050 hours, and meets multiple safety certifications including UL 60950-1 and EN 60950-1.

Key Feature for the WSC385048FL

  • What is the port type and quantity on this device?
    The device features 48 ports of 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+.
  • Can the device support additional network modules?
    Yes, it supports C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, and C3850-NM-4-10G network modules.
  • What is the power supply specification?
    The power supply is rated at 1100 WAC.
  • Is the device stackable?
    Yes, the device is stackable.
  • What is the forwarding rate?
    The forwarding rate is 130.95 Mpps.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of the device?
    The dimensions are 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 inches, and it weighs 17.6 lbs.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for this device?
    The MTBF is 241,050 hours.
  • What are the operating temperature and humidity ranges?
    Operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C, and relative humidity ranges from 10% to 95% (noncondensing).
  • What are the noise and vibration specifications?
    Noise specifications are 44 dBA at 30 °C, with operating vibration at 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz and non-operating vibration at 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz.
  • What safety certifications does the device have?
    It is certified by 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.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3850-48F-L switch offers 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports, providing ample connectivity for devices requiring power over Ethernet, along with an 1100 WAC power supply to support those PoE+ demands. However, its LAN Base feature set may limit advanced network configuration and routing options that some environments might require. Additionally, its ability to stack with support for various network modules (C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G) and a forwarding rate of 130.95 Mpps allows for scalable and efficient network expansion.


The Cisco WS-C3850-48F-L is a network switch designed for enterprise-level applications, providing a seamless and efficient networking solution. This device is equipped with 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports, allowing for a wide range of connections and the ability to power devices directly through the Ethernet cables, eliminating the need for additional power sources for connected devices. The switch operates on a LAN Base feature set, offering essential networking capabilities suitable for a variety of applications. With an 1100 WAC power supply, the Cisco WS-C3850-48F-L ensures reliable operation and sufficient power for PoE devices. Its 1 RU form factor allows for efficient use of rack space, making it an ideal choice for environments where space is at a premium. The device is also stackable, enabling users to easily expand their network by connecting multiple switches, thus increasing port density and redundancy without the need for complex configurations. The Cisco WS-C3850-48F-L supports a range of network modules, including C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, and C3850-NM-4-10G, offering flexibility in network design and the ability to upgrade the network as demands grow. With a forwarding rate of 130.95 Mpps, this switch ensures high-speed data processing and efficient traffic management, reducing bottlenecks and improving overall network performance.
  • Size: 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 inches, allowing for a compact design that fits in standard equipment racks.
  • Weight: 17.6 lbs, making it manageable for installation and maintenance.
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures): 241,050 hours, indicating high reliability and reduced downtime.
The device operates within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C and can function at altitudes up to 5000 ft with AC power supply and up to 6000 ft with DC power supply, ensuring versatility in various environments. It maintains operational integrity in humidity levels ranging from 10% to 95% (noncondensing) and has been designed to withstand both operating and non-operating vibrations, ensuring durability and long-term performance. For storage, the Cisco WS-C3850-48F-L can be kept in temperatures ranging from -40 °C to 70 °C and at altitudes up to 15,000 ft, providing flexibility in warehousing conditions. Its operating vibration tolerance of 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz and non-operating vibration tolerance of 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz further attest to its robust construction. Noise levels are kept low, with specifications indicating 44 dBA at 30 °C, ensuring that the switch does not contribute significantly to workplace noise. The device also meets RoHS-5 compliance for environmental safety and is certified under several safety standards, including UL 60950-1 Second Edition and EN 60950-1 Second Edition, among others, guaranteeing its safety and reliability in various operational contexts.


Part Number and ManufacturerCisco WS-C3850-48F-L
Total Ports48
Port SpecificationGigabit Ethernet PoE+
Software EditionLAN Base
Power Supply Capacity1100 Watts AC
Device Size1 Rack Unit
Capability for StackingEnabled
Compatible Network ModulesC3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G
Data Processing Rate130.95 Million packets per second
Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth)1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 inches
Unit Weight17.6 pounds
Mean Time Between Failures241,050 hours
Lowest Operating Temperature-5 degrees Celsius
Highest Operating Temperature45 degrees Celsius
Maximum Altitude for AC Power Operation5000 feet
Maximum Altitude for DC Power Operation6000 feet
Operational Humidity Range (Minimum)10% humidity (non-condensing)
Operational Humidity Range (Maximum)95% humidity (non-condensing)
Lowest Storage Temperature-40 degrees Celsius
Highest Storage Temperature70 degrees Celsius
Maximum Storage Altitude15,000 feet
Vibration During Operation0.41 g (3 to 500 Hz)
Vibration When Not in Operation1.12 g (3 to 500 Hz)
Acoustic Noise Level at 30°C44 decibels A-weighted
Adherence to RoHSCompliant with RoHS-5
Certifications for SafetyUL 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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