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by Arista
Product Line: Arista Series
Product Type: Transceiver
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Product Description

The SFP-10G-ER Arista is a hot-swappable input/output device designed for 10 Gigabit Ethernet deployments, supporting a commercial temperature range of 0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F) and a storage temperature range of -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F). It features dual LC/PC connectors, operates on a 1550nm wavelength, and is compatible with SMF cable types, enabling connections up to 40km. This module offers digital optical monitoring capabilities and is compatible with a wide range of routers and switches, including the 7600 Series, ASR 901, ASR 903, ASR 1000 Series, ASR 9000 Series, ASR 9000v Series, and Catalyst 2350 and 2360 Series.

FAQs for the SFP-10G-ER

  • What environments are ideal for 10 Gigabit Ethernet deployments?
    10 Gigabit Ethernet is suited for diverse networking environments such as enterprise wiring closets, service provider transport applications, and anywhere high-density, high-speed networking is required.
  • Can the module be used in a "pay-as-you-populate" model?
    Yes, it supports a "pay-as-you-populate" model, allowing for scalable network growth.
  • What is the maximum cable distance supported by this device?
    The device supports a cable distance of up to 40km on single-mode fiber (SMF).
  • Is there compatibility with other 10GBASE interfaces?
    Yes, there is optical interoperability with 10GBASE XENPAK, 10GBASE X2, and 10GBASE XFP interfaces.
  • What type of connectors does this device use?
    It uses dual LC/PC connectors for its optical interface.
  • What is the operating temperature range for this device?
    The operating temperature range is 0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F), within the commercial temperature range (COM).
  • How does this device contribute to network diagnostics?
    It features digital optical monitoring capability, which enhances diagnostic capabilities.
  • What is the power consumption of the device?
    The power consumption is 1.5W, optimizing energy efficiency in network operations.
  • Which routers and switches are compatible with this module?
    Compatible devices include 7600 Series Router, ASR 901, 903, 1000 Series Router, ASR 9000 Series Router, ASR 9000v Series Router, and Catalyst 2350 and 2360 Series Switches.
  • What wavelength range does the device operate within?
    It operates within a transmit and receive wavelength range of 1530 to 1565nm.

Product Review

The Arista SFP-10G-ER module is designed for 10 Gigabit Ethernet deployments across a broad range of environments, including enterprise and service provider networks, offering high-density connectivity options with its compact form factor. It supports a scalable investment model with its "pay-as-you-populate" approach and provides advanced diagnostic capabilities through digital optical monitoring. However, its operational temperature range is limited to 0-70°C, potentially restricting its use in environments with extreme temperature variations.


The Arista SFP-10G-ER is a 10 Gigabit Ethernet transceiver designed for high-speed data communications, capable of supporting diverse networking environments including enterprise wiring closets and service provider transport applications. This transceiver stands out for its compact size, which allows for maximum density per chassis, making it an ideal solution for environments where space is at a premium. Equipped with a dual LC/PC connector, the Arista SFP-10G-ER operates on a standard single-mode fiber (SMF) with a wavelength of 1550nm. It is engineered to cover a cable distance of up to 40km, ensuring connectivity over extended distances without sacrificing signal integrity. The transceiver's transmit power ranges from a maximum of 4.0 dBm to a minimum of -4.7 dBm, while its receive power spans from a maximum of -1 dBm to a minimum of -15.8 dBm. This wide range of power handling capabilities enables the device to maintain optimal performance across various transmission and reception scenarios. The Arista SFP-10G-ER also features digital optical monitoring, providing users with advanced diagnostic capabilities. This function allows for real-time monitoring of the transceiver's operational parameters, such as temperature, optical power levels, and voltage, facilitating easier troubleshooting and maintenance. Designed for flexibility, the transceiver is hot-swappable, enabling easy insertion and removal from the Ethernet port without the need to power down the network system. This feature supports a "pay-as-you-populate" model, allowing network expansion or upgrades as needed without upfront investment in unused capacity. Optical interoperability is a key feature of the Arista SFP-10G-ER, with compatibility across 10GBASE XENPAK, 10GBASE X2, and 10GBASE XFP interfaces. This ensures seamless integration into existing networks, providing a cost-effective solution for upgrading to higher bandwidth capacities. Key specifications include: - Transmit and Receive Wavelength: 1530 to 1565nm - Bail Latch Color: Red, indicating the specific module type and functionality - Power Consumption: 1.5W, optimizing energy use while maintaining high performance The transceiver operates within a commercial temperature range (COM) of 0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F) and has a storage temperature range of -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F), ensuring reliability and durability in varying environmental conditions. Compatibility with a wide range of routers and switches is critical for network equipment, and the Arista SFP-10G-ER is designed to work seamlessly with key models such as the 7600 Series Router, ASR 901, ASR 903, ASR 1000 Series Router, ASR 9000 Series Router, ASR 9000v Series Router, and Catalyst 2350 and 2360 Series Switches. This broad compatibility ensures that the transceiver can be deployed in a variety of network configurations, facilitating easy integration into existing infrastructures or new deployments. In summary, the Arista SFP-10G-ER is a versatile and efficient solution for extending network reach and increasing bandwidth. Its small form factor, combined with high performance and compatibility with existing network equipment, makes it an ideal choice for a wide range of high-speed data communication needs.


Model NumberArista SFP-10G-ER
Application Fields10 Gigabit Ethernet deployments across varied network settings including corporate network closets and service provider networks
Form FactorSmallest 10G module for highest density per chassis
Device TypeHot-swappable input/output device compatible with Ethernet ports
Investment ModelSupports scalable investment with pay-as-you-grow model
DiagnosticsIncludes digital optical monitoring for enhanced diagnostic capabilities
Optical CompatibilityCompatible with 10GBASE XENPAK, X2, and XFP interfaces
Connection InterfaceDual LC/PC connector
Operational Wavelength1550nm
Fiber TypeSMF
Maximum Distance40km
Output Power (dBm)Max: 4.0, Min: -4.7
Input Power (dBm)Max: -1, Min: -15.8
Laser Wavelength Range1530nm to 1565nm
Color of Bail LatchRed
Energy Use1.5W
Operating Temperature0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature-40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
Compatible Routers7600 Series, ASR 901, ASR 903, ASR 1000 Series, ASR 9000 Series, ASR 9000v Series
Compatible SwitchesCatalyst 2350 and 2360 Series

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