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Product Line: HP ProCurve Switch 5400zl Series
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $258.00
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Current price $258.00
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Product Description

The J8697A HP features 6 open module slots and 2 power-supply slots, housed within a chassis with dimensions of 17.75(d) x 17.5(w) x 6.9(h) inches and a weight of 23.55 lb. It operates efficiently within a temperature range of 32°F to 131°F and a relative humidity range of 15% to 95%, non-condensing. The device supports a voltage range of 100-127 VAC to 200-240 VAC, frequency range of 50 Hz to 60 Hz, and can dissipate up to 3700 BTU/hr when using PoE.

Key Feature for the J8697A

  • Q: What are the dimensions of the networking hardware?
    A: The dimensions are 17.75(d) x 17.5(w) x 6.9(h) inches (45.09 x 44.45 x 17.53 cm).
  • Q: How many power supplies can the system accommodate?
    A: It can accommodate 2 power-supply slots.
  • Q: What is the weight of the device?
    A: The device weighs 23.55 lb. (10.68 kg).
  • Q: What is the operating temperature range?
    A: The operating temperature range is from 32°F (0°C) to 131°F (55°C).
  • Q: How many module slots are available for ports?
    A: There are 6 open module slots available.
  • Q: What is the maximum altitude the hardware can operate at?
    A: The maximum operating altitude is up to 10,000 ft. (3 km).
  • Q: What are the power requirements?
    A: The minimum voltage required is 100-127 VAC and the maximum is 200-240 VAC, with a frequency range of 50-60 Hz.
  • Q: What is the maximum non-operating/storage temperature?
    A: The maximum non-operating/storage temperature is 158°F (70°C).
  • Q: How much heat can the device dissipate?
    A: It can dissipate up to 2450 BTU/hr (2584 kJ/hr) under maximum non-PoE use, and up to 3700 BTU/hr (3903 kJ/hr) when using PoE.
  • Q: What is the acoustic noise level of the device?
    A: The acoustic power is 57 dB, with a pressure level of 40.2 dB according to ISO 7779 and ISO 9296 standards.

Product Review

The HP J8697A offers flexibility through its six open module slots, accommodating various networking needs. However, it's relatively heavy at 23.55 lb., which could be a consideration for installations with space or weight constraints. The device operates efficiently across a wide temperature range (32°F to 131°F) and humidity levels (15% to 95%), ensuring reliability under diverse environmental conditions.


The HP J8697A is a high-performance networking hardware designed to cater to the rigorous demands of enterprise environments. This device is equipped with 6 open module slots, providing flexibility and scalability for various network configurations. Additionally, it features 2 power-supply slots, ensuring redundancy and reliability for uninterrupted operation. Measuring 17.75 inches in depth, 17.5 inches in width, and 6.9 inches in height, the HP J8697A conforms to a 4U rack-mountable form factor, making it suitable for standard server racks. It weighs 23.55 lb. (10.68 kg), balancing robustness with ease of installation and maintenance. Operating conditions are a critical aspect of networking hardware, and the HP J8697A is built to perform within a wide range of temperatures and humidity levels. It can operate effectively between 32°F (0°C) and 131°F (55°C), with a relative humidity range of 15% to 95% at 131°F (55°C), non-condensing. For non-operating or storage conditions, it withstands temperatures from -40°F (-40°C) to 158°F (70°C) and a relative humidity range of 15% to 95% at 149°F (65°C), non-condensing. This ensures that the device remains durable and reliable across various environmental conditions. The HP J8697A can be deployed at altitudes from 0 ft. (0 km) up to 10,000 ft. (3 km), offering flexibility for installations in different geographical locations. Its acoustic levels are measured at 57 dB for power and 40.2 dB for pressure, based on ISO 7779 and ISO 9296 standards, indicating a moderate noise level suitable for office environments. Heat dissipation is a crucial factor in maintaining optimal performance and longevity of the hardware. The HP J8697A has a maximum heat dissipation of 2450 BTU/hr (2584 kJ/hr) under normal conditions and can go up to 3700 BTU/hr (3903 kJ/hr) when utilizing Power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities. This feature ensures that the device can handle high power loads without overheating. Electrical requirements are also well-defined, with a minimum voltage of 100-127 VAC and a maximum voltage of 200-240 VAC. It operates within a frequency range of 50 Hz to 60 Hz, accommodating various global electrical standards. Key specifications include: -
  • 6 open module slots for flexible network configurations.
  • 2 power-supply slots for redundancy and reliability.
  • Maximum heat dissipation of 3700 BTU/hr with PoE, ensuring efficient power management.
The HP J8697A is engineered to meet the demands of modern enterprise networks, offering scalability, reliability, and efficiency in a compact form factor. Its comprehensive range of operating conditions, coupled with efficient heat dissipation and flexible power requirements, makes it a versatile choice for businesses seeking to optimize their network infrastructure.


Part Number and ManufacturerHP J8697A
Module Slots Available6
Slots for Power Supplies2
Depth17.75 inches (45.09 cm), 4U
Width17.5 inches (44.45 cm), 4U
Height6.9 inches (17.53 cm), 4U
Weight23.55 pounds (10.68 kg)
Minimum Operating Temperature32°F (0°C)
Maximum Operating Temperature131°F (55°C)
Minimum Operating Humidity15% at 131°F (55°C), non-condensing
Maximum Operating Humidity95% at 131°F (55°C), non-condensing
Minimum Storage Temperature-40°F (-40°C)
Maximum Storage Temperature158°F (70°C)
Minimum Storage Humidity15% at 149°F (65°C), non-condensing
Maximum Storage Humidity95% at 149°F (65°C), non-condensing
Minimum Altitude0 ft. (0 km)
Maximum Altitude10,000 ft. (3 km)
Acoustic Power/Pressure57 dB / 40.2 dB according to ISO 7779 & ISO 9296
Heat Dissipation (Non-PoE)2450 BTU/hr (2584 kJ/hr)
Heat Dissipation (Using PoE)3700 BTU/hr (3903 kJ/hr)
Minimum Input Voltage100-127 VAC
Maximum Input Voltage200-240 VAC
Minimum Frequency50 Hz
Maximum Frequency60 Hz

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