Skip to content


by Hp
Product Line: HP ProCurve Switch
Product Type: Switch
Sold out
Original price $0.00 - Original price $115.00
Original price
$0.00 - $115.00
Current price $0.00
Title: Surplus

Orders typically ship within 1-3 Business days, if you need an item to ship sooner please contact us.

Product Description

The J8698A HP networking hardware features 12 open module slots for flexible connectivity and 4 power-supply slots to ensure consistent operation. It is designed to fit in a 7U space with dimensions of 17.75(d) x 17.5(w) x 12.1(h) inches (45.09 x 44.45 x 30.73 cm) and weighs 34.94 lb. (15.85 kg). The device operates efficiently within a temperature range of 32°F (0°C) to 131°F (55°C) and supports a voltage range from 100-127 VAC to 200-240 VAC, with a maximum heat dissipation of 4900 BTU/hr (5169 kJ/hr), increasing to 7400 BTU/hr (7,807 kJ/hr) when utilizing Power over Ethernet (PoE).

Key Feature for the J8698A

  • How many module slots are available on this device?
    There are 12 open module slots.
  • What are the dimensions of part number 17.75(d) in.?
    The dimensions are 17.75 inches deep (45.09 cm), 17.5 inches wide (44.45 cm), and 12.1 inches high (30.73 cm), with a 7U height.
  • What is the weight and operating temperature range of the device?
    The device weighs 34.94 lb. (15.85 kg) with an operating temperature range from 32°F (0°C) to 131°F (55°C).
  • Can you provide details on the power supply slots for part number 4?
    This device comes with 4 power-supply slots.
  • What are the humidity requirements for operating and non-operating conditions?
    For operating conditions, relative humidity can range from 15% at 131°F (55°C), non-condensing, to 95% at 131°F (55°C), non-condensing. For non-operating or storage conditions, relative humidity can range from 15% at 149°F (65°C), non-condensing, to 95% at 149°F (65°C), non-condensing.
  • What altitude range does part number support?
    It supports altitudes from 0 ft. (0 km) up to 10,000 ft. (3 km).
  • What are the acoustic levels and maximum heat dissipation values?
    Acoustic levels are 64 dB for power and 57.5 dB for pressure. Maximum heat dissipation is 4900 BTU/hr (5169 kJ/hr) for non-PoE and 7400 BTU/hr (7,807 kJ/hr) for PoE.
  • What is the voltage and frequency range for part number?
    The voltage range is from 100-127 VAC to 200-240 VAC, with a frequency range from 50 Hz to 60 Hz.
  • How does the device's operating humidity compare to its non-operating/storage humidity?
    Operating humidity ranges from 15% to 95% at 131°F (55°C), non-condensing, similar to non-operating/storage humidity, which ranges from 15% to 95% at 149°F (65°C), non-condensing.
  • What are the specific power requirements for part number?
    It requires a minimum voltage of 100-127 VAC and a maximum voltage of 200-240 VAC, with a frequency range of 50 to 60 Hz.

Product Review

The HP J8698A offers flexibility with its 12 open module slots, providing ample room for network expansion and customization to meet diverse needs. However, its weight of 34.94 lb. (15.85 kg) and dimensions, occupying 7U rack space, may pose a challenge for space-constrained environments. Additionally, the device operates efficiently within a broad range of temperatures and humidity levels, ensuring reliability in various operating conditions, but its maximum heat dissipation could necessitate enhanced cooling solutions in high-power deployments.


The HP J8698A is a high-performance networking chassis designed for flexibility and scalability in enterprise networking environments. This product overview focuses on its hardware specifications, providing potential buyers with a concise yet comprehensive understanding of its capabilities and physical attributes. At its core, the HP J8698A features 12 open module slots, allowing for a customizable setup that can be tailored to specific networking needs. This flexibility ensures that the device can adapt to various configurations, from simple setups to complex networking architectures. Accommodating these modules, the chassis includes four power-supply slots, ensuring reliable power distribution to all installed components. The physical dimensions of the HP J8698A contribute to its ease of installation and integration into existing rack setups. It measures 17.75 inches in depth, 17.5 inches in width, and 12.1 inches in height, fitting into a standard 7U rack space. Despite its substantial capabilities, the chassis maintains a manageable weight of 34.94 pounds, facilitating its installation and relocation within data centers. In terms of environmental tolerances, the HP J8698A is engineered to operate effectively within a broad range of conditions: - Operating temperature ranges from 32°F to 131°F, accommodating various climate-controlled environments. - Operating relative humidity is supported from 15% at 131°F, non-condensing, up to 95% at 131°F, non-condensing, ensuring reliable performance in humid conditions. - For non-operating or storage, the temperature can range from -40°F to 158°F, with relative humidity ranging from 15% at 149°F, non-condensing, up to 95% at 149°F, non-condensing. - The chassis is designed to function at altitudes from 0 to 10,000 feet, supporting deployment in a wide array of geographical locations. The HP J8698A also focuses on minimizing operational disruptions through its acoustic design, with power and pressure levels measured at 64 dB and 57.5 dB respectively, adhering to ISO 7779 and ISO 9296 standards. This ensures a quieter operation, which is crucial in crowded data centers. Heat dissipation is a critical factor in maintaining optimal performance. The HP J8698A efficiently manages this with a maximum heat dissipation of 4900 BTU/hr for non-PoE configurations and 7400 BTU/hr when utilizing Power over Ethernet (PoE), ensuring that the chassis remains within safe operational temperatures even under full load. Electrical requirements are met with a voltage range of 100-127 VAC to 200-240 VAC and a frequency range of 50 Hz to 60 Hz, making the HP J8698A versatile in its compatibility with global electrical standards. In summary, the HP J8698A is designed to meet the needs of complex, scalable networking environments. Its modular design, coupled with robust environmental and electrical tolerances, ensures that it can support a wide range of networking applications, from basic setups to advanced configurations requiring high power and flexibility.


Part NumberHP J8698A
Module Slots12 available
Power Supply Slots4 slots for power supplies
Depth17.75 inches (45.09 cm), 7U rack height
Width17.5 inches (44.45 cm), 7U rack height
Height12.1 inches (30.73 cm), 7U rack height
Weight34.94 pounds (15.85 kg)
Operating Temperature Range32°F to 131°F (0°C to 55°C)
Operating Humidity Range15% to 95% @ 131°F (55°C), non-condensing
Storage Temperature Range-40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C)
Storage Humidity Range15% to 95% @ 149°F (65°C), non-condensing
Altitude Operating Range0 to 10,000 feet (0 to 3 km)
Acoustic NoisePower: 64 dB, Pressure: 57.5 dB according to ISO 7779 and ISO 9296
Heat Dissipation (Non-PoE)4900 BTU/hr (5169 kJ/hr)
Heat Dissipation (PoE)7400 BTU/hr (7807 kJ/hr)
Voltage Range100-127 VAC to 200-240 VAC
Frequency Range50 Hz to 60 Hz

Compare products

{"one"=>"Select 2 or 3 items to compare", "other"=>"{{ count }} of 3 items selected"}

Select first item to compare

Select second item to compare

Select third item to compare