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Product Line: Cisco NCS 540 Series
Product Type: Router
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Product Description

The N540X-16Z4G8Q2C-D is equipped with 16 10G ports, 4 1G Cu ports, 8 25G ports, and 2 100G ports, supporting up to 300 Mpps performance. It operates within a temperature range of -40 °C to 70 °C for storage and has an operating temperature range of 5 °C to 55 °C for commercial environments and 40 °C to 70 °C for industrial settings. Compatible with Cisco IOS XR Release 7.10.1, the device offers flexibility in installation with rackmount options including N540-RCKMT-19-EGD, N540-RCKMT-23-EGD, and N540-RKMT-ETSI-EGD for DC variants, and N540-RCKMT-19-EGA, N540-RCKMT-23-EGA, N540-RKMT-ETSI-EGA for AC variants.

FAQs for the N540X-16Z4G8Q2C-D

  • What is the total number of 10G ports available?
    The device has 16 10G ports.
  • Can you list the compatible rackmounts for the AC variant?
    Compatible rackmounts for the AC variant include N540-RCKMT-19-EGA, N540-RCKMT-23-EGA, and N540-RKMT-ETSI-EGA.
  • How many 1G Cu ports does the device offer?
    There are 4 1G Cu ports.
  • What software version does this device support?
    The device supports Cisco IOS XR Release 7.10.1.
  • What is the count of 25G ports on this device?
    The device features 8 25G ports.
  • What are the operating temperature ranges for industrial environments?
    The operating temperature ranges from 40 °C to 70 °C for industrial environments.
  • How many 100G ports are available on this device?
    There are 2 100G ports available.
  • What is the minimum input AC voltage supported?
    The minimum input AC voltage supported is 90 VAC.
  • What is the device's performance capability in Mpps?
    The device's performance is up to 300 Mpps.
  • What are the humidity levels for operating the device?
    The operating humidity ranges from 5% (noncondensing) to 95% (noncondensing).

Product Review

The CISCO N540X-16Z4G8Q2C-D provides a versatile mix of connectivity options including 16 10G ports, 4 1G Cu ports, 8 25G ports, and 2 100G ports, catering well to varied network demands and future-proofing investments. However, its performance peaks at 300 Mpps, which might limit throughput in high-demand scenarios. Additionally, the device supports a wide range of operating conditions and is compatible with multiple rackmounts, ensuring flexibility in deployment across different environments and setups.


The CISCO N540X-16Z4G8Q2C-D stands out as a high-performance networking device designed to cater to the demands of modern data centers and networking environments. This device is engineered to provide exceptional throughput and connectivity options, making it an ideal choice for organizations looking to enhance their network infrastructure. At its core, the CISCO N540X-16Z4G8Q2C-D boasts a powerful performance capability of up to 300 million packets per second (Mpps), ensuring efficient handling of heavy data traffic without compromising on speed or reliability. This performance is supported by a versatile array of ports, including 16 10G ports, 4 1G Cu ports, 8 25G ports, and 2 100G ports. This combination offers a broad spectrum of connectivity options, from traditional 1G copper connections to high-speed 100G links, catering to various network requirements and future-proofing the investment. Compatibility with different rackmounts is also a key feature of the CISCO N540X-16Z4G8Q2C-D, with support for both DC and AC variants. For DC installations, compatible rackmounts include the N540-RCKMT-19-EGD, N540-RCKMT-23-EGD, and N540-RKMT-ETSI-EGD. For AC installations, the compatible rackmounts are N540-RCKMT-19-EGA, N540-RCKMT-23-EGA, and N540-RKMT-ETSI-EGA. This flexibility ensures that the device can be seamlessly integrated into various data center environments. Software support comes from Cisco IOS XR Release 7.10.1, which provides a robust, feature-rich operating system designed to optimize the performance and security of the network infrastructure. Key environmental specifications include: - Industrial operating temperatures range from 40 °C to 70 °C, with an operating altitude of up to 1000 ft. - Commercial operating temperatures range from 5 °C to 55 °C, with an altitude limit of 6000 ft. - Storage conditions are also well-defined, with temperature tolerances between -40 °C and 70 °C and humidity levels from 5% to 95% (noncondensing), ensuring the device's durability and reliability over time. The device operates efficiently within a wide range of power supplies. It supports a minimum input AC voltage of 90 VAC and a maximum of 265 VAC, with a frequency range from 50 to 60 Hz. For DC power supplies, the device can operate within a voltage range of -72 VDC to 40 VDC, accommodating various data center power configurations. In summary, the CISCO N540X-16Z4G8Q2C-D is engineered to meet the rigorous demands of modern networking environments. Its high-performance capabilities, combined with a comprehensive range of connectivity options and robust environmental specifications, make it a versatile solution for businesses looking to optimize their network performance and scalability. The inclusion of compatible rackmounts and support for Cisco IOS XR further enhances its appeal, offering a reliable and efficient networking solution that can adapt to the evolving needs of today's data centers.


Model NumberCISCO N540X-16Z4G8Q2C-D
10G Ethernet Ports16
1G Copper Ethernet Ports4
25G Ethernet Ports8
100G Ethernet Ports2
Throughput CapabilityUp to 300 Million Packets per Second (Mpps)
Rack Mount Options for DC SetupN540-RCKMT-19-EGD, N540-RCKMT-23-EGD, N540-RKMT-ETSI-EGD
Rack Mount Options for AC SetupN540-RCKMT-19-EGA, N540-RCKMT-23-EGA, N540-RKMT-ETSI-EGA
Supported Operating SystemCisco IOS XR Release 7.10.1
Lowest Operating Temperature for Industrial Use40 °C
Highest Operating Temperature for Industrial Use70 °C
Lowest Operating Temperature for Commercial Use5 °C
Highest Operating Temperature for Commercial Use55 °C
Operating Elevation Limit for Industrial Environments1000 ft
Operating Elevation Limit for Commercial Environments6000 ft
Lowest Storage Temperature-40 °C
Highest Storage Temperature70 °C
Operational Humidity Range5% to 95% Noncondensing
Storage Humidity Range5% to 95%
AC Voltage Range90 VAC to 265 VAC
Power Frequency50 Hz to 60 Hz
DC Voltage Input Range-72 VDC to 40 VDC

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