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Product Type: Power Supply
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Product Description

The NXA-PAC-500W is a CISCO power supply unit with an AC/DC power type and a 500 WAC power consumption, designed for efficient energy provision. It features back to front airflow with an exhaust port on the side, ensuring optimal cooling, and operates effectively within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C. This unit is built to function at altitudes up to 13,1213 ft, with a weight of 2.42 lbs, and can withstand operating humidity levels from 5% to 90%.

FAQs for the NXA-PAC-500W

  • What is the power consumption of this networking hardware?
    The power consumption is 500 WAC.
  • How does the airflow direction function in part AC/DC AC?
    Airflow is directed from back to front.
  • What color is the handle on this device?
    The handle color is blue.
  • Can you specify the weight of AC/DC AC?
    It weighs 2.42 lbs.
  • What are the minimum and maximum operating temperatures?
    The minimum operating temperature is 0 °C and the maximum is 40 °C.
  • At what temperatures is the part AC/DC AC safe when not in operation?
    Nonoperating temperature ranges between -40 °C and 70 °C.
  • What is the range for operating relative humidity?
    Relative humidity during operation can range from 5% to 90%.
  • What are the nonoperating relative humidity specifications for AC/DC AC?
    Nonoperating relative humidity can range from 5% to 95%.
  • What is the operating altitude limit?
    The operating altitude limit is 0 to 13,121 feet.
  • Where is the exhaust port located on this device?
    The exhaust port is located on the side.

Product Review

The CISCO NXA-PAC-500W power supply offers a balanced power consumption of 500W, suitable for medium-scale network hardware needs, with efficient back-to-front airflow design supporting optimal thermal management. Its lightweight design at 2.42 lbs and operational temperature range of 0°C to 40°C align well with standard networking environments, ensuring reliability under varied conditions. However, the exhaust port's side positioning might limit installation options in densely packed racks, where space and airflow direction are critical constraints.


The CISCO NXA-PAC-500W is a power supply unit designed to support a wide range of network hardware, offering a 500W power capacity. This model is specifically engineered to cater to devices that require a reliable AC power source. It features an AC/DC power type, ensuring versatility in its application across various network infrastructures. One of the key characteristics of this power supply is its efficient power consumption. Rated at 500 WAC, it balances performance with energy efficiency, ensuring that network devices receive stable power without excessive energy expenditure. This efficiency plays a crucial role in maintaining operational costs at a reasonable level, especially in environments where multiple units are deployed. The CISCO NXA-PAC-500W is designed with a back-to-front airflow configuration. This design ensures that cool air is drawn from the back and expelled through the front, maintaining optimal operating temperatures for the hardware. The exhaust port is located on the side, facilitating effective heat dissipation and contributing to the unit's overall reliability and longevity.
  • Handle Color: Blue - This feature not only adds a visual identification aspect but also facilitates easy handling and installation.
  • Weight: 2.42 lbs - Its lightweight design enhances ease of installation and flexibility in deployment within network racks.
  • Operating Altitude: 0 to 13,1213 ft - This specification ensures that the power supply can operate effectively across a wide range of altitudinal conditions, accommodating various installation environments.
Temperature regulation is a critical aspect of this power supply unit's design. It operates efficiently within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C. This wide operating temperature range ensures reliability and performance stability across various environmental conditions. For non-operating conditions, the unit can withstand temperatures from -40 °C to 70 °C, allowing it to endure extreme conditions during storage or transport without compromising its integrity. Humidity levels also significantly impact the operational reliability of power supply units. The CISCO NXA-PAC-500W is designed to operate within a relative humidity range of 5% to 90%, ensuring performance consistency in varying environmental conditions. For non-operational states, it can tolerate a humidity range from 5% to 95%, providing an additional layer of durability against environmental stresses. The operating altitude specification extends up to 13,121 feet, indicating the unit's capacity to maintain operational efficiency even in high-altitude installations. This feature is particularly beneficial for organizations with infrastructure in diverse geographical locations, including high-altitude sites. In summary, the CISCO NXA-PAC-500W power supply unit combines efficient power consumption, effective thermal management, and environmental resilience to support the demands of modern network infrastructures. Its specifications, including airflow direction, temperature, humidity tolerances, and operational altitude, underscore its adaptability and reliability in a range of operational environments.


Item Number CISCO NXA-PAC-500W
Manufacturer CISCO
Power Type AC/DC Convertible
Power Output 500 Watts AC
Cooling Direction Front to Back Airflow
Discharge Orientation Side Exhaust
Handle Tint Blue
Mass 2.42 pounds
Lowest Operating Temperature 0 degrees Celsius
Highest Operating Temperature 40 degrees Celsius
Lowest Storage Temperature -40 degrees Celsius
Highest Storage Temperature 70 degrees Celsius
Operational Relative Humidity Floor 5 percent
Operational Relative Humidity Ceiling 90 percent
Storage Relative Humidity Floor 5 percent
Storage Relative Humidity Ceiling 95 percent
Service Altitude Range 0 to 13,121 feet

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