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Product Line: Hp 5700 Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The JG896A HP features 40 fixed 1000/10000 SFP+ ports and 2 QSFP+ ports for high-speed networking, along with additional connectivity through 1 RJ-45 serial console port, 1 RJ-45 out-of-band management port, and 1 USB 2.0 port. It is designed for efficiency with a maximum power rating of 162 W, an idle power consumption of 90 W, and supports both AC (100-240 VAC) and DC (-48 to -60 V dc) power inputs. The unit's compact form factor with dimensions of 4.37 cm H x 43.99 cm W x 46 cm D and a weight of 10 kg, along with dual fan trays, ensures optimal performance within a 0°C to 45°C operating temperature range and a 10% to 90% non-condensing humidity range.

FAQs for the JG896A

  • What are the available I/O ports and slots on this networking hardware?
    The device features 40 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 fan tray slots does the device include?
    It includes 2 fan tray slots.
  • What are the physical dimensions of this networking hardware?
    The dimensions are 4.37 cm in height (1U), 43.99 cm in width, and 46 cm in depth.
  • What is the weight of the device?
    The device weighs 10 kg (22.05 lb).
  • Can you provide details on the operating temperature range?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0°C (32°F) to 45°C (113°F).
  • What is the operating relative humidity range for this device?
    It operates within a humidity range of 10% to 90%, non-condensing.
  • How loud are the fans within the device under different operating conditions?
    The acoustic level is 65.7 dB at low-speed fan operation and 70.6 dB at high-speed.
  • What are the power specifications, including minimum and maximum voltage?
    The device operates at a minimum AC voltage of 100 VAC and a maximum of 240 VAC, with a DC voltage range of -48 to -60 V dc.
  • What is the maximum power rating and idle power consumption?
    The maximum power rating is 162 W, with an idle power consumption of 90 W.
  • How many power supplies does the hardware support, and what is required for operation?
    It supports 2 power supply slots, but requires a minimum of 1 power supply for operation, which must be ordered separately.

Product Review

The HP JG896A offers a high density of connectivity options, featuring 40 fixed 1000/10000 SFP+ ports and 2 QSFP+ slots, catering well to environments requiring versatile high-speed networking. However, its operational noise levels, with acoustic ratings of 65.7 dB at low fan speed and 70.6 dB at high, may be considered intrusive in quieter workspaces. Additionally, the requirement to purchase at least one power supply separately could be seen as a drawback, considering its already substantial power consumption of up to 162W at maximum load.


The HP JG896A is a high-performance networking switch designed to meet the demands of data-intensive environments. This device is equipped with advanced features and specifications to support complex networking tasks, making it an ideal choice for enterprise networks. At the core of its design, the HP JG896A features 40 fixed 1000/10000 SFP+ ports, providing high-speed connectivity and the flexibility to support a wide range of network topologies and communication protocols. Additionally, it includes 2 QSFP+ ports, further enhancing its capability to handle large volumes of data traffic efficiently. To facilitate management and configuration, the HP JG896A comes with a variety of connectivity options: - One RJ-45 serial console port for local management. - One RJ-45 out-of-band management port for remote management. - One USB 2.0 port for easy firmware upgrades and file transfers. The device is designed with 2 fan tray slots to ensure optimal cooling, even under heavy operational loads, maintaining system stability and prolonging the lifespan of the components. With dimensions of 4.37 cm in height, 43.99 cm in width, and 46 cm in depth, it fits comfortably in a standard 1U rack space, making it easy to integrate into existing network racks. The switch weighs 10 kg, making it relatively lightweight for its class. Operating efficiently across a wide range of conditions, the HP JG896A can function in temperatures from 0°C to 45°C and in relative humidity levels from 10% to 90% non-condensing. This ensures reliable performance in various environmental conditions without compromising on efficiency. From an acoustic standpoint, the device operates with noise levels ranging from 65.7 dB in low-speed fan mode to 70.6 dB in high-speed fan mode, balancing performance with noise control. The HP JG896A supports both AC and DC power supplies. Its power specifications include: - A frequency range from 50 Hz to 60 Hz. - AC voltage range from 100 VAC to 240 VAC. - DC voltage range from -48 to -60 V dc. - A maximum power rating of 162 W and an idle power consumption of 90 W. - The switch has 2 power supply slots and requires a minimum of one power supply to operate, which must be ordered separately. This switch is designed to be energy efficient, minimizing operational costs without sacrificing performance. Whether deploying in a data center or within an enterprise network, the HP JG896A offers a combination of performance, reliability, and flexibility, making it a valuable asset for managing high volumes of data traffic.


Part Number HP JG896A
Interfaces 40 SFP+ ports (fixed 1G/10G), 2 QSFP+ ports
Additional Interfaces 1 RJ-45 console port
Extra Interfaces 1 RJ-45 management port
USB Ports 1 USB 2.0 port
Cooling System Slots for 2 fan trays
Height 4.37 cm (1U)
Width 43.99 cm (1U)
Depth 46 cm (1U)
Mass 10 kg
Operating Temperature Range (Min) 0°C
Operating Temperature Range (Max) 45°C
Relative Humidity Operating Range (Min) 10% (non-condensing)
Relative Humidity Operating Range (Max) 90% (non-condensing)
Acoustic Noise Level (Low-speed Fan) 65.7 dB
Acoustic Noise Level (High-speed Fan) 70.6 dB
Frequency Range (Min) 50 Hz
Frequency Range (Max) 60 Hz
AC Voltage Range (Min) 100 VAC
AC Voltage Range (Max) 240 VAC
DC Voltage Range -48 to -60 V dc
Peak Power Consumption 162 W
Idle Power Consumption 90 W
Number of Power Supply Slots 2 slots
Power Supply Requirement Minimum 1 (sold separately)

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