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by Juniper
Product Line: Juniper Networks ACX Series
Product Type: Router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $4,683.00
Original price
$0.00 - $4,683.00
Current price $4,683.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The ACX4000BASE-AC is a Converged Access Gateway Base Unit featuring a 2 Open Slot Chassis with connectivity options including 8xGE Cu+2xGE POE, 2x GE Fiber, and 2x10GE Fiber (optics sold separately), supporting a throughput of up to 60 Gbps. It operates within a temperature range of -40° to 158° F, with a maximum power draw of 150 W (excluding MICs) and can accommodate up to 32 TDM (T1/E1) channels. Designed for durability, it measures 17.5" (W) x 4.35" (H) x 9.25" (D) and weighs 23.8 lb (10.82 kg) when fully configured, making it suitable for challenging environments.

Key Feature for the ACX4000BASE-AC

  • What are the dimensions of the Converged Access Gateway Base Unit AC Version?
    Answer: The dimensions are 17.5" (W) x 4.35" (H) x 9.25" (D).
  • How many power supply units can the unit accommodate, and what impact does this have on its weight?
    Answer: The unit can accommodate two power supply units, fully configured it weighs 23.8 lb (10.82 kg).
  • What is the operating temperature range for the device?
    Answer: The operating temperature range is from -40° F to 158° F.
  • Can you detail the power requirements and consumption specifics?
    Answer: Power requirements are -48 V nominal, -60 V telco nominal, or +24 VDC nominal with a min AC of 90 VAC and max AC of 240 VAC. Maximum power draw is 150 W without MICs, 45 W for each MIC, and 65 W for each PoE++ port.
  • What is the maximum relative humidity the device can operate under?
    Answer: The device can operate under a maximum of 95% RH noncondensing humidity.
  • Detail the network interface options available on this device.
    Answer: The device offers 8xGE Cu+2xGE POE (GbE combo), 2x GE Fiber (GbE SFP), and 2x10GE Fiber (10GbE SFP+; optics sold separately).
  • What are the throughput capabilities of the device?
    Answer: The device supports up to 60 Gbps throughput.
  • How does the device accommodate for temperature fluctuations?
    Answer: The device is temperature hardened to withstand extreme temperature ranges from -40° F to 158° F.
  • What is the device's capacity for TDM (T1/E1)?
    Answer: The device can support up to 32 TDM (T1/E1) connections.
  • Describe the PoE capabilities of the device.
    Answer: The device supports PoE++ on 2 of its 8 GbE combo ports, allowing for higher power delivery to connected devices.

Product Review

The Juniper ACX4000BASE-AC offers a flexible solution for network expansion with its 2 open slot chassis and a mix of Gigabit Ethernet, PoE, and fiber ports, supporting up to 60 Gbps throughput. However, the requirement to purchase optics separately for the 10GE fiber ports may increase the total cost of ownership for some deployments. Its temperature-hardened design and wide operating temperature range make it suitable for harsh environments, but the maximum power draw and additional power requirements for modules and PoE++ ports necessitate careful planning for power supply and cooling.


The Juniper ACX4000BASE-AC is a Converged Access Gateway Base Unit designed to meet the demands of modern network infrastructure. This unit is equipped with a versatile 2 open slot chassis, providing flexibility for various network configurations. It houses an array of connectivity options including 8 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) Copper ports, 2 of which support Power over Ethernet (PoE++), alongside 2 GE Fiber ports and 2 10GE Fiber ports, although it's important to note that optics for the fiber ports are sold separately. Weighing in at 23.8 lb (10.82 kg) when fully configured with two power supply units and two Modular Interface Cards (MICs), this device is built to withstand challenging conditions, being temperature hardened to operate between -40° and 158° F. Its dimensions stand at a width of 17.5 inches, a height of 4.35 inches, and a depth of 9.25 inches, making it a compact solution for its capabilities. Power requirements for the ACX4000BASE-AC are versatile, with DC options including -48 V nominal, -60 V telco nominal, or +24 VDC nominal. For AC power, it operates within a range of 90 to 240 VAC. The maximum power draw of the unit is 150 W without MICs, and for additional components, each MIC draws an additional 45 W and each PoE++ port requires 65 W. The unit is designed to operate in environments with up to 95% non-condensing relative humidity, ensuring reliability in a wide range of climatic conditions. In terms of networking capabilities, the device supports: - 8 GbE combo ports with PoE++ support on two ports - 2 GbE SFP ports - 2+ 10GbE SFP+ ports This allows for a flexible setup to meet diverse networking requirements. The throughput capability of the unit reaches up to 60 Gbps, ensuring efficient data handling and transfer speeds for high-demand applications. Additionally, the ACX4000BASE-AC can handle up to 32 TDM (T1/E1) connections, further enhancing its versatility in deployment scenarios. Key specifications include: -
  • 8xGE Cu+2xGE POE and 2x GE Fiber ports for diverse connectivity options.
  • 2x10GE Fiber ports for high-speed networking needs (optics sold separately).
  • Temperature hardened design, ensuring reliable operation in extreme conditions.
Overall, the Juniper ACX4000BASE-AC serves as a powerful and flexible solution for modern network infrastructures, offering a wide range of connectivity options, high throughput, and reliable operation across various environmental conditions. Whether for expanding network capabilities or upgrading existing infrastructure, this unit is designed to meet the needs of demanding network environments.


Part NumberACX4000BASE-AC
Product TypeConverged Access Gateway, AC Powered
Chassis Slots2 Slots Available
Ports8x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, 2x Gigabit Ethernet PoE, 2x Gigabit Ethernet SFP, 2x 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+
OpticsNot included with 10GE Fiber ports
Environmental ToleranceTemperature Resistant
Dimensions17.5" (W) x 4.35" (H) x 9.25" (D)
Weight23.8 lb (10.82 kg) when fully equipped
CompositionIncludes two power supplies, two Modular Interface Cards (MICs)
DC Power Input-48 V standard, -60 V telco, or +24 VDC
AC Power Input, Min90 VAC
AC Power Input, Max240 VAC
Power Consumption150 W (without MICs), 45 W per MIC, 65 W per PoE++ port
Temperature, Min-40°F
Temperature, Max158°F
Humidity Tolerance95% RH Non-condensing
Gigabit Ethernet (Combo)8 Ports with PoE++ on 2 ports
Gigabit Ethernet (SFP)2 Ports
10 Gigabit Ethernet (SFP+)2 or more Ports
Data Throughput CapacityUp to 60 Gbps
TDM SupportUp to 32 T1/E1

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