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Product Line: HP J9473A i
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $298.00
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$0.00 - $298.00
Current price $298.00
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Product Description

The J9473A HP features dimensions of 4.4 cm (H) x 44.3 cm (W) x 43.0 cm (D) and weighs 6.8 kg. It operates within a voltage range of 100-127/200-240 V ac, supports a maximum power consumption of 548.8 W, and offers Power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities up to 398 W. With a routing/switching capacity of 16.8 Gb/s, it accommodates a routing table size of 10000 IPv4 entries and a MAC address table of 64000 entries, ensuring efficient network traffic management and scalability.

Key Feature for the J9473A

  • What are the physical dimensions of the networking hardware?
    The hardware dimensions are 4.4 cm in height, 44.3 cm in width, and 43.0 cm in depth.
  • How much does the device weigh?
    It weighs 6.8 kg (14.99 lb).
  • What is the operating frequency of the device?
    The operating frequency is 50/60 Hz.
  • What maximum heat dissipation is supported by the hardware?
    The hardware supports a maximum heat dissipation of 611 BTU/hr (644.6 kJ/hr).
  • What are the AC voltage requirements for the device?
    The device requires an AC voltage of 100-127/200-240 V ac.
  • What is the current specification for the networking hardware?
    The current specification is 7.3/3.3 A.
  • How much power does the device consume when idle?
    When idle, the device consumes 133.2 W.
  • What is the maximum power rating of the device?
    The maximum power rating of the device is 548.8 W.
  • What is the PoE (Power over Ethernet) power capacity?
    The PoE power capacity is 398 W.
  • What are the operating and non-operating temperature ranges?
    The operating temperature range is 0°C to 55°C, and the non-operating/storage temperature range is -40°C to 70°C.

Product Review

The HP J9473A is a compact network switch, fitting in a 1U rack space with dimensions conducive to dense server environments. While it offers a substantial PoE power budget of 398W and a robust switching capacity of 16.8 Gb/s, its maximum power consumption of 548.8W and heat dissipation of 611 BTU/hr could be a concern in environments where power efficiency and cooling are critical. Additionally, the noise level, with an acoustic power of 55.6 dB, may be considered high for workspaces requiring low noise levels.


The HP J9473A is a networking device designed to meet the needs of modern enterprise networks, offering a blend of performance, reliability, and scalability. This overview focuses on its hardware specifications, providing insights into its physical dimensions, power requirements, environmental conditions, and technical capabilities. Physically, the HP J9473A measures 4.4 cm in height, 44.3 cm in width, and 43.0 cm in depth, with a weight of 6.8 kg. This compact size enables it to fit efficiently in standard rack mountings, optimizing space in data centers and network closets. The device operates on a frequency of 50/60 Hz and has an AC voltage requirement of 100-127/200-240 V ac. Power consumption is a critical factor in network hardware, and the HP J9473A has an idle power consumption of 133.2 W and a maximum power rating of 548.8 W. The maximum heat dissipation stands at 611 BTU/hr, indicating its efficiency in managing power and thermal output.
  • PoE power capacity of 398 W, supporting devices requiring power over Ethernet.
  • A robust routing and switching capacity of 16.8 Gb/s, ensuring high-speed data transfer and network efficiency.
  • Extensive support for network scalability with a routing table size capable of handling 10,000 IPv4 entries and a MAC address table size of 64,000 entries.
The device is built to operate within a broad range of environmental conditions. It can function at operating temperatures from 0°C to 55°C and can be stored in non-operating temperatures ranging from -40°C to 70°C. The operating relative humidity is specified from 15% to 95% at 40°C, noncondensing, and for non-operating or storage, the relative humidity can range from 15% to 90% at 65°C, noncondensing. Its design allows it to operate at altitudes up to 4.6 km, ensuring reliability in various geographical locations. Acoustic levels are measured at 55.6 dB for power and 45.3 dB for pressure, demonstrating its ability to maintain a low noise level, which is crucial in quiet office environments or densely populated data centers. The HP J9473A's technical specifications are tailored for high performance in complex network environments. With a switching capacity of 16.8 Gb/s, it can handle significant data throughput, making it suitable for organizations with high bandwidth demands. The device supports a sizable routing table of 10,000 IPv4 entries, allowing for extensive network routing capabilities. Additionally, the MAC address table can accommodate up to 64,000 entries, facilitating efficient network traffic management and device connectivity. In conclusion, the HP J9473A is engineered for enterprises requiring a high-performance, scalable networking solution. Its design considerations around power consumption, environmental resilience, and technical capacity make it a suitable choice for a wide range of networking applications. Whether deployed in data centers, corporate offices, or educational institutions, it provides the necessary infrastructure support for complex, data-intensive network environments.


Part NumberHP J9473A
Height4.4 cm (1.73 in)
Width44.3 cm (17.44 in)
Depth43.0 cm (16.93 in)
Weight6.8 kg (14.99 lb)
Frequency Range50/60 Hz
Heat Dissipation Maximum611 BTU/hr (644.6 kJ/hr)
Input Voltage100-127/200-240 V ac
Current Consumption7.3/3.3 A
Power Consumption (Idle)133.2 W
Power Consumption (Maximum)548.8 W
Power over Ethernet (PoE) Budget398 W
Minimum Operating Temperature0°C (32°F)
Maximum Operating Temperature55°C (131°F)
Operating Humidity Range15% to 95% at 40°C (104°F), noncondensing
Minimum Storage Temperature-40°C (-40°F)
Maximum Storage Temperature70°C (158°F)
Storage Humidity Range15% to 90% at 65°C (149°F), noncondensing
Maximum Operating Altitude4.6 km (15,000 ft)
Noise Level (Power)55.6 dB
Noise Level (Pressure)45.3 dB ISO 7779, ISO 9296
Switching Capacity16.8 Gb/s
IPv4 Routing Table Capacity10,000 entries
MAC Address Table Capacity64,000 entries

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