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Product Line: Hp 1950 Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The JG961A HP features 48 RJ-45 auto-negotiating 10/100/1000 ports compliant with IEEE 802.3 Type 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u Type 100BASE-TX, and IEEE 802.3ab Type 1000BASE-T standards, along with 2 SFP+ fixed 1000/10000 ports and 2 RJ-45 1/10GBASE-T ports, providing versatile connectivity options. It is designed for easy installation in a 19-inch telco rack or equipment cabinet with dimensions of 4.4 cm (H) x 44 cm (W) x 27 cm (D) and a weight of 5 kg. Operating within a temperature range of 0°C to 45°C and a relative humidity range of 10% to 90%, non-condensing, the device supports a maximum power rating of 54 W and includes a dual-speed fan for effective cooling with noise levels ranging from 38.4 dB to 47.0 dB.

FAQs for the JG961A

  • What are the types of RJ-45 ports available on this device?
    The device includes 48 RJ-45 auto-negotiating 10/100/1000 ports (IEEE 802.3 Type 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u Type 100BASE-TX, IEEE 802.3ab Type 1000BASE-T), and 2 RJ-45 1/10GBASE-T ports.
  • Can you specify the SFP+ ports on the device?
    Yes, it has 2 SFP+ fixed 1000/10000 SFP+ ports.
  • Is there a console port available for CLI access?
    Yes, there is 1 RJ-45 console port available for accessing the limited CLI port.
  • How can this device be mounted?
    It is designed to mount in an EIA standard 19-inch telco rack or equipment cabinet.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of this networking device?
    The device measures 4.4 cm (1.73 in) in height, 44 cm (17.32 in) in width, and 27 cm (10.63 in) in depth, with a weight of 5 kg (11.02 lb).
  • What power specifications does this device support?
    It operates between 100 VAC and 240 VAC, with a frequency range of 50 Hz to 60 Hz, and has a maximum power rating of 54 W.
  • What are the operating and non-operating temperature ranges?
    The operating temperature range is 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F), and the non-operating/storage temperature range is -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F).
  • Can you detail the device's humidity and altitude specifications?
    Operating relative humidity is 10% to 90%, non-condensing. Non-operating/storage relative humidity is 5% to 95%, non-condensing. The device can operate at altitudes up to 5 km (16,404 ft).
  • What are the acoustic noise levels for this device?
    The acoustic noise level is 38.4 dB for the low-speed fan and 47.0 dB for the high-speed fan, following ISO 7779 standards.
  • Is this device suitable for use in both low and high-temperature environments?
    Yes, with an operating temperature range of 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F) and a non-operating temperature range of -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F), it is suitable for both low and high-temperature environments.

Product Review

The HP JG961A offers a versatile I/O configuration with 48 RJ-45 auto-negotiating ports supporting up to 1Gbps, along with 2 SFP+ and 2 RJ-45 1/10GBASE-T ports, catering to a broad range of networking demands. However, the inclusion of only two 10G SFP+ ports may limit high-speed connectivity options for larger network environments. Additionally, its compact 1U form factor and operational efficiency with a maximum power rating of 54W make it suitable for space-constrained setups, though the noise level from dual-speed fans could be a consideration in quieter office settings.


The HP JG961A is a versatile networking switch designed to accommodate the needs of modern businesses requiring high-speed data transmission and reliable connectivity. This device is equipped with a diverse range of ports and slots, making it an ideal solution for various networking environments. At the core of its connectivity options, the HP JG961A features 48 RJ-45 auto-negotiating ports that support 10/100/1000 Mbps speeds, complying with IEEE 802.3 Type 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u Type 100BASE-TX, and IEEE 802.3ab Type 1000BASE-T standards. This broad compatibility ensures that the switch can handle traffic for a wide array of devices and networking requirements. Furthermore, it includes two SFP+ fixed ports that support both 1000 Mbps and 10 Gbps speeds, providing options for uplink or direct connections to high-speed network backbones. Additionally, there are two RJ-45 1/10GBASE-T ports, enhancing its capacity to manage high-speed networking tasks.
  • 1 RJ-45 console port allows network administrators to access a limited command-line interface (CLI) for setup and management tasks, ensuring ease of use and flexibility in various operational environments.
  • Designed to fit seamlessly into standard networking equipment setups, it mounts in an EIA standard 19-inch telco rack or equipment cabinet, with dimensions that ensure it occupies minimal space while delivering maximum performance.
  • The switch's physical dimensions are 4.4 cm in height, 44 cm in width, and 27 cm in depth, conforming to the 1U rack unit size, and it weighs 5 kg, making it both compact and lightweight for its capabilities.
From a power consumption perspective, the HP JG961A operates within a maximum power rating of 54 W. It supports a wide range of AC voltages from 100 VAC to 240 VAC, and is designed to function optimally within a frequency range of 50 Hz to 60 Hz. This flexibility ensures the switch can be deployed in various geographical locations without concerns about power compatibility. The operational temperature range of the HP JG961A is from 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F), with a non-operating temperature tolerance from -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F), ensuring reliability and durability in a wide range of environments. It can operate efficiently at altitudes up to 5 km (16,404 ft), with an operating relative humidity range from 10% to 90%, non-condensing, and a non-operating humidity range from 5% to 95%, non-condensing. Acoustic noise levels vary with fan speed, from a low-speed fan noise level of 38.4 dB to a high-speed fan noise level of 47.0 dB, based on ISO 7779 standards. This dual-speed fan design helps to balance cooling efficiency with noise control, making the HP JG961A suitable for office environments where noise minimization is desirable. Overall, the HP JG961A offers a comprehensive solution for businesses looking to enhance their network infrastructure with a switch that provides a broad range of connectivity options, flexible installation, and efficient operation, all designed to meet the demands of modern networking environments.


Part NumberHP JG961A
Ports48 RJ-45 auto-sensing 10/100/1000 Mbps ports (complies with IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, and 802.3ab)
High-Speed Ports2 fixed SFP+ 1/10 Gbps ports
Additional Ethernet Ports2 RJ-45 1/10 Gbps Ethernet ports
Console Port1 RJ-45 console port for limited command-line interface access
Mounting CompatibilityCompatible with EIA 19-inch racks and cabinets
Height4.4 cm (17.3 inches) - 1U rack unit
Width44 cm (17.32 inches) - 1U rack unit
Depth27 cm (10.63 inches)
Weight5 kg (11.02 pounds)
Frequency Range50 Hz to 60 Hz
AC Voltage Range100 to 240 VAC
Power Consumption54 W maximum
Minimum Operating Temperature0°C (32°F)
Maximum Operating Temperature45°C (113°F)
Operating Humidity Range10% to 90%, non-condensing
Storage Temperature Range-40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
Storage Humidity Range5% to 95%, non-condensing
Maximum AltitudeUp to 5 km (16,404 feet)
Sound Level (Low Speed)38.4 dB
Sound Level (High Speed)47.0 dB
Acoustic PerformanceDual-speed fan, ISO 7779 standard

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