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Product Line: HP Networking
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The JG898A HP features a comprehensive set of I/O ports and slots, including 32 RJ-45 1/10GBASE-T ports, 8 fixed 1000/10000 SFP+ ports, and 2 QSFP+ for high-density, flexible network connectivity. It is equipped with dual power supply slots, supporting up to 350W maximum power rating, and operates efficiently with an idle power consumption of 150W. Designed for rack installation, its dimensions are 17.32 inches in width, 25.98 inches in depth, and 1.72 inches in height (1U), supporting a temperature range from 32°F to 113°F and a relative humidity range from 10% to 90%, noncondensing.

Key Feature for the JG898A

  • What I/O ports and slots are available on this device?
    It includes 32 RJ-45 1/10GBASE-T ports, 8 fixed 1000/10000 SFP+ ports, 2 QSFP+ ports, 1 RJ-45 serial console port, 1 RJ-45 out-of-band management port, and 1 USB 2.0 port.
  • How many power supply slots does the part have?
    The device features 2 power supply slots, with a minimum requirement of 1 power supply for operation.
  • Can you detail the duplex capabilities of the RJ-45 1/10GBASE-T ports?
    For 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, it supports half or full duplex, and for 1000BASE-T, it supports full duplex only.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of this networking hardware?
    Dimensions are 17.32(w) x 25.98(d) x 1.72(h) inches, fitting a 1U height rack space, and the shipping weight is 28.66 lb.
  • What range of operating temperatures is the device designed to withstand?
    It operates within a temperature range of 32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C).
  • How many fan tray slots are included for cooling?
    There are 2 fan tray slots available in the device for cooling purposes.
  • What are the operational humidity levels for the device?
    The operational relative humidity range is from 10% to 90%, noncondensing.
  • What is the device's acoustic noise level with low and high-speed fan settings?
    Acoustic noise levels are 65.7 dB for low-speed fan and 70.6 dB for high-speed fan.
  • What are the power specifications, including voltage, frequency, and maximum power rating?
    Voltage ranges from 100 to 240 VAC, rated -48 to -60 VDC, with a frequency of 50/60 Hz, and a maximum power rating of 350 W.
  • What certifications does the device meet for generic, radiated, EFT/Burst, and surge protection?
    It meets ETSI EN 300 386 V1.3.3 for generic, EN 61000-4-3 and IEC 61000-4-3 for radiated, EN 61000-4-4 and IEC 61000-4-4 for EFT/Burst, and EN 61000-4-5 and IEC 61000-4-5 for surge protection.

Product Review

The HP JG898A offers a versatile range of connectivity options, including 32 RJ-45 1/10GBASE-T ports, 8 SFP+ ports, and 2 QSFP+ ports, catering to diverse networking demands. However, its operational noise levels, with a high-speed fan noise reaching up to 70.6 dB, may be a concern in quieter working environments. Additionally, its power consumption, with a maximum rating of 350W and an idle power of 150W, necessitates consideration of energy efficiency and operational costs in deployment scenarios.


The HP JG898A is designed to cater to the demanding needs of modern data centers and enterprise networks, offering a comprehensive set of features to enhance connectivity and reliability. This switch includes a variety of I/O ports and slots, power supply options, and environmental specifications, making it adaptable to various networking requirements. In terms of connectivity, the HP JG898A boasts 32 RJ-45 1/10GBASE-T ports supporting both half and full duplex modes for 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, and full duplex only for 1000BASE-T, ensuring versatile connection capabilities for different network speeds and bandwidth requirements. Additionally, it is equipped with 8 fixed 1000/10000 SFP+ ports, providing high-speed connectivity options for fiber optic connections. For further expansion, it features 2 QSFP+ ports, allowing for higher bandwidth connections or port aggregation to increase network capacity or redundancy. The switch also includes a single RJ-45 serial console port for local management, an RJ-45 out-of-band management port for remote management, and a USB 2.0 port for additional connectivity and storage options. Powering the device, there are two power supply slots, with a minimum of one power supply required for operation, supporting various power inputs including 100 - 240 VAC and -48 to -60 VDC, depending on the chosen power supply. This flexibility ensures that the switch can be deployed in a wide range of power environments. The system's cooling is managed by two fan tray slots, designed to maintain optimal operating temperatures and system reliability. From a physical standpoint, the HP JG898A has dimensions of 17.32 inches in width, 25.98 inches in depth, and a 1U height of 1.72 inches, fitting standard equipment racks with ease. The shipping weight of the unit is 28.66 lb (13 kg), facilitating easy handling and installation. Its operational temperature range is from 32°F (0°C) to 113°F (45°C), with a relative humidity tolerance from 10% to 90%, noncondensing, accommodating a wide variety of environmental conditions. The noise levels produced by the switch vary with fan speed, from 65.7 dB in low-speed mode to 70.6 dB in high-speed mode, which is an important consideration for workspace noise management. When it comes to power consumption, the maximum power rating is 350 W, with an idle power consumption of 150 W, reflecting its efficiency and capacity for energy savings. Compliance with industry standards is critical for ensuring interoperability and safety, and the HP JG898A meets several key requirements: - Generic ETSI EN 300 386 V1.3.3 - Radiated EN 61000-4-3; IEC 61000-4-3 - EFT/Burst EN 61000-4-4; IEC 61000-4-4 - Surge EN 61000-4-5; IEC 61000-4-5 These certifications attest to the switch's robustness against environmental and electrical stresses, ensuring reliable operation in a wide range of conditions.
  • 32 RJ-45 1/10GBASE-T ports, accommodating a variety of network speeds.
  • 8 fixed 1000/10000 SFP+ and 2 QSFP+ ports for high-speed fiber optic connections.
  • Dual power supply slots and fan tray slots, ensuring redundancy and reliability.
Overall, the HP JG898A is a versatile and reliable switch that meets the needs of advanced networks with its comprehensive set of features and specifications.


Part NumberHP JG898A
Interface Ports32 RJ-45 1/10GBASE-T ports
Transmission Speed10BASE-T/100BASE-TX: selectable; 1000BASE-T: fixed
Optical Ports8 integrated SFP+ ports (1G/10G)
Expansion Slots2 QSFP+ for expanded network capacity
Console Management1 RJ-45 serial console interface
Management Port1 RJ-45 for network management
Peripheral Connectivity1 USB 2.0 port
Power Module Slots2, with a minimum of 1 required
Cooling Modules2 slots for fan trays
Width17.32 in (43.99 cm), 1U rack unit
Depth25.98 in (66.0 cm), 1U rack unit
Height1.72 in (4.37 cm), 1U rack unit
Shipping Weight28.66 lbs (13 kg)
Operating Temperature Range32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C)
Humidity Range for Operation10% to 90%, non-condensing
Acoustic Noise65.7 dB in low-speed, 70.6 dB in high-speed mode
Electrical Frequency50/60 Hz
Input Voltage100 - 240 VAC, -48 to -60 VDC (based on power module)
Maximum Consumption350 W
Idle Consumption150 W
Compliance (Generic)ETSI EN 300 386 V1.3.3
EMI - RadiatedEN 61000-4-3; IEC 61000-4-3
Electrical Fast TransientEN 61000-4-4; IEC 61000-4-4
Surge ImmunityEN 61000-4-5; IEC 61000-4-5

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