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Product Line: Cisco NCS 5500 Series
Product Type: Modular Port Adapter
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Product Description

The NC55-MPA-2TH-S is equipped with a single CFP2 port supporting 200 Gigabit Ethernet for high-speed optical fiber connections. It features a typical power consumption of 75 W, peaking at 100 W, and is designed for compatibility with Cisco NCS 5500 Series Modular Chassis. This module operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C, with a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 3,332,150 hours, ensuring reliable performance in data networking applications.

FAQs for the NC55-MPA-2TH-S

  • What is the port speed of the CFP2 port on this device?
    The CFP2 port speed on this device is 200 G.
  • How many QSFP28/QSFP+ Ports does the device feature?
    There are 0 QSFP28/QSFP+ Ports on this device.
  • What is the typical power consumption of the device?
    The typical power consumption is 75 W.
  • Can you specify the device’s maximum power consumption?
    The maximum power consumption of the device is 100 W.
  • What type of media does the device support?
    The device supports optical fiber media.
  • What Ethernet technology is supported by the device?
    The device supports 200 Gigabit Ethernet technology.
  • How many expansion slots are available on the device?
    There are 2 expansion slots available on the device.
  • What is the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) of the device?
    The MTBF of the device is 3,332,150 hours.
  • What are the minimum and maximum operating temperatures of the device?
    The minimum operating temperature is 0 °C, and the maximum operating temperature is 40 °C.
  • What compatibility does the device offer?
    The device is compatible with the Cisco NCS 5500 Series Modular Chassis.

Product Review

The CISCO NC55-MPA-2TH-S module offers a single CFP2 port with a high-speed capability of 200 G, tailored for optical fiber media, positioning it well for high-bandwidth data networking applications. However, the absence of QSFP28/QSFP+ ports may limit flexibility in network design and expansion. With a power consumption range of 75W to 100W and an MTBF of over 3 million hours, it demonstrates a balance between energy efficiency and reliability, although its operational temperature range could be restrictive for environments with extreme conditions.


The CISCO NC55-MPA-2TH-S is a high-performance module designed for data networking applications. It is compatible with the Cisco NCS 5500 Series Modular Chassis, offering a seamless integration for businesses looking to enhance their network infrastructure. This module is equipped with one CFP2 port, supporting speeds up to 200 G, making it suitable for high-speed data transmission requirements. Despite its high-speed capabilities, it maintains a typical power consumption of 75 W, with a maximum consumption of 100 W, ensuring efficient energy use. Key specifications include: - One CFP2 port with a 200 G speed for high bandwidth connectivity. - Two expansion slots for enhanced functionality and flexibility in networking setups. - Support for optical fiber media, enabling long-distance, high-speed data transmissions. The module does not have QSFP28/QSFP+ ports, focusing instead on delivering top performance through its CFP2 port. It is designed for 200 Gigabit Ethernet technology, ensuring it can handle the demands of modern, high-speed networks. The device boasts an impressive mean time between failures (MTBF) of 3,332,150 hours, indicating a reliable and durable hardware option for critical networking operations. Operating conditions are an essential aspect of its design, with a minimum operating temperature of 0 °C and a maximum of 40 °C. It can be stored in temperatures ranging from -40 °C to 70 °C, ensuring its components are protected in various environments. Humidity levels are also considered, with operational non-condensing humidity ranging from 5% to 95%, and the same range applies to storage conditions. This wide range of operating and storage conditions makes the CISCO NC55-MPA-2TH-S adaptable to various environmental settings. The module supports an altitude of 0 to 10,000 feet, making it versatile for installation in different geographical locations. Power supply options are flexible, with AC input voltage ranging from 90 to 265 VAC and DC input voltage from -40 to -72 VDC, accommodating various power supply standards. Its front-to-back airflow design ensures efficient cooling, crucial for maintaining optimal performance and extending the device's lifespan. In summary, the CISCO NC55-MPA-2TH-S module stands out for its high-speed data transmission capabilities, energy efficiency, and robust reliability. It is specifically designed to meet the demands of data networking within the Cisco NCS 5500 Series Modular Chassis, offering a focused solution for businesses aiming to optimize their network performance. Its support for optical fiber connectivity, combined with a significant MTBF, makes it a reliable choice for high-capacity networking needs. With considerations for a wide range of operating conditions and flexible power input options, it is adaptable to various installation environments, ensuring consistent performance across different settings.


Part NumberCISCO NC55-MPA-2TH-S
CFP2 Ports Quantity1
QSFP28/QSFP+ Ports Count0
Speed of CFP2 Port200 Gbps
Average Power Use75 Watts
Peak Power Use100 Watts
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)3,332,150 Hours
Supported MediaOptical Fiber
Network Technology200G Ethernet
Number of Expansion Slots2
Use CaseData Networking
Lowest Operating Temperature0 °C
Highest Operating Temperature40 °C
Lowest Storage Temperature-40 °C
Highest Storage Temperature70 °C
Operational Humidity Minimum5% (Noncondensing)
Operational Humidity Maximum95% (Noncondensing)
Storage Humidity Minimum5% (Noncondensing)
Storage Humidity Maximum95% (Noncondensing)
Operating Altitude Range0 to 10,000 ft
Voltage Input (AC)90 to 265 VAC
Voltage Input (DC)-40 to -72 VDC
Cooling Airflow DirectionFront to Back
Compatible SystemsCisco NCS 5500 Series Modular Chassis

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