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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series Switches
Product Type: Network Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $583.00
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$0.00 - $583.00
Current price $583.00
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Product Description

The WS-C3850-48T-S Cisco switch features 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports and supports a forwarding rate of 130.95 Mpps, housed in a 1 RU form factor. It is equipped with a 350 WAC power supply and is designed for operation within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C, with an MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) of 303,660 hours. This stackable switch supports network modules C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, and C3850-NM-4-10G, ensuring flexibility and scalability in various networking environments.

Key Feature for the WSC385048TS

  • What is the number of ports available on this device?
    The device has 48 Ethernet ports.
  • Can the device support 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 rating for this hardware?
    The power supply is rated at 350 WAC.
  • Is the device stackable?
    Yes, the device is stackable.
  • What are the form factor and size specifications of the device?
    The form factor is 1 RU, with dimensions of 1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches.
  • What is the forwarding rate?
    The forwarding rate is 130.95 Mpps.
  • How does the operating temperature range of the device?
    It operates between -5°C and 45°C.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for the device?
    The MTBF is 303,660 hours.
  • What are the noise specifications for this device?
    The noise level is 44 dBA at 30°C.
  • What safety certifications does the device meet?
    It meets UL 60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, and IEC 60950-1 safety certifications.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3850-48T-S switch offers 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with a forwarding rate of 130.95 Mpps, supporting a range of network modules, which enhances its adaptability for various network configurations. However, it operates within a relatively narrow temperature range (-5 °C to 45 °C) and has a noise level of 44 dBA, which may limit its deployment in environments with extreme temperatures or require low-noise conditions. With a Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) of 303,660 hours and stackability in a 1 RU form factor, it provides a reliable and space-efficient solution for enterprise networks.


The Cisco WS-C3850-48T-S is a network switch designed to enhance workplace productivity by providing efficient connectivity and network segmentation capabilities. This model is equipped with 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports, making it suitable for a wide range of connectivity needs, from small businesses to large enterprise environments. Its IP Base feature set enables basic layer 3 routing features, such as static routing and Routing Information Protocol (RIP), which are essential for network segmentation and efficient data routing. This switch has a power supply rated at 350 WAC and comes in a compact 1 RU form factor, making it easy to integrate into a variety of rack setups without occupying excessive space. It is designed to be stackable, allowing for a scalable network solution that can grow with the demands of the business. The device supports various network modules, including C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, and C3850-NM-4-10G, providing flexibility in network expansion and connectivity options. The forwarding rate of the Cisco WS-C3850-48T-S is 130.95 million packets per second (Mpps), ensuring swift data processing and minimal traffic bottlenecks. This model measures 1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches and weighs 17.0 lbs., making it a compact yet powerful solution for any networking setup. It boasts an impressive mean time between failures (MTBF) of 303,660 hours, indicating a reliable performance and reduced downtime. Operating conditions for this switch are designed to be versatile, with a minimum operating temperature of -5 °C and a maximum of 45 °C. It can function at altitudes up to 5000 ft with AC power supply and up to 6000 ft with DC power supply, ensuring reliable operation in various environmental conditions. The switch is designed to operate within a relative humidity range of 10% to 95% (noncondensing), accommodating a wide range of indoor environments. For storage, the device can withstand temperatures from -40 °C to 70 °C and can be stored at altitudes up to 15,000 ft. Its design includes considerations for both operating and non-operating vibration, with specifications of 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz and 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz, respectively, ensuring durability and long-term reliability. The noise specification of this switch is 44 dBA at 30 °C, making it a quiet addition to any office or data center. It complies with RoHS-5 directives for environmental safety and is certified by major safety standards, including UL 60950-1 Second Edition and EN 60950-1 Second Edition, among others. Key features: -
  • 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports for versatile connectivity options.
  • Stackable design with support for multiple network modules for easy expansion.
  • Energy-efficient with a 350 WAC power supply and a compact 1 RU form factor.
The Cisco WS-C3850-48T-S is a comprehensive solution for businesses seeking reliable, scalable network infrastructure. Its extensive support for network modules, combined with its efficient performance and robust safety certifications, makes it an ideal choice for a wide range of networking applications.


Item NumberCisco WS-C3850-48T-S
Total Ports48
Port ConfigurationGigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000
Software VersionIP Base
Power Rating350 Watts AC
Chassis Type1 Rack Unit
Can Be StackedYes
Compatible Network ModulesC3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G
Packet Forwarding Rate130.95 Million packets per second
Dimensions (H x W x D)1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches
Unit Weight17.0 pounds
Mean Time Between Failures303,660 hours
Lowest Working Temperature-5 °C
Highest Working Temperature45 °C
Max Altitude with AC PowerUp to 5000 feet
Max Altitude with DC PowerUp to 6000 feet
Operational Humidity Range Low10% (Non-condensing)
Operational Humidity Range High95% (Non-condensing)
Lowest Storage Temperature-40 °C
Highest Storage Temperature70 °C
Maximum Storage Altitude15,000 feet
Vibration During Operation0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Vibration When Not Operating1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Acoustic Noise Level44 dBA at 30 °C
Compliance with RoHSRoHS-5
Approved Safety StandardsUL 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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