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Product Line: Cisco Series
Product Type: Shared Port Adapter
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Product Description

The SPA-8X1GE-V2= is an 8 GbE module designed for high-end Cisco routing platforms, featuring 8 ports with a combination of SFP and RJ-45 allowing for 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports. It supports a maximum of 8000 VLANs and 2000 MAC addresses, with advanced features including autonegotiation, full-duplex operation, 802.1Q VLAN termination, and 802.1ad QinQ termination. The module measures 0.8 inches in height, 6.75 inches in width, and 7.28 inches in depth, operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C, and consumes 22.3 W of power.

FAQs for the SPA-8X1GE-V2=

  • What is the maximum number of VLANs supported by this device?
    The device supports up to 8000 VLANs.
  • How many Gigabit Ethernet ports are available for use in the specified hardware?
    There are a total of 8 GbE ports, including a usable combination of SFP and RJ-45 ports for a total of 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports.
  • Can the device operate in both full-duplex and autonegotiation modes?
    Yes, the device supports autonegotiation and full-duplex operation.
  • What are the physical dimensions of the hardware?
    The hardware measures 0.8 inches in height, 6.75 inches in width, and 7.28 inches in depth.
  • What types of physical interfaces does this networking hardware offer?
    It offers Short Wavelength, Long Reach/Overhaul, Extended Distance interfaces, and built-in RJ-45 ports.
  • What is the power consumption of the device?
    The device consumes 22.3 W of power.
  • How many MAC addresses can the device support?
    The device can support up to 2000 MAC addresses.
  • What are the operating temperature limits of the device?
    The device operates between 0 °C and 40 °C.
  • What LED indicators are available on the device?
    The device features bicolor Green and Amber LEDs to indicate operating status.
  • What applications is this device intended for?
    It is intended for inter- and intra-POP aggregation, residential triple play, metro Ethernet services, Internet peering, and converged residential and business services.

Product Review

The Cisco SPA-8X1GE-V2= module offers a flexible mix of SFP and RJ-45 ports, allowing for up to 2 Gigabit Ethernet connections, suitable for various network infrastructure needs. Its capability to support up to 8000 VLANs and 2000 MAC addresses makes it ideal for high-density environments, though the power consumption of 22.3 W may be a consideration for energy-conscious deployments. Additionally, the module's wide range of operating temperatures and altitudes, along with its support for advanced features like 802.1Q VLAN and 802.1ad QinQ termination, ensures reliable performance in diverse networking scenarios.


The Cisco SPA-8X1GE-V2= is a second-generation Gigabit Ethernet shared port adapter designed to extend the capabilities of high-end Cisco routing platforms. It features eight Gigabit Ethernet ports, providing a flexible mix of SFP and RJ-45 connections. This allows for two Gigabit Ethernet ports to be used in various combinations, catering to different network requirements. The adapter supports both short wavelength for local connections and long reach/overhaul for extended distance, along with built-in RJ-45 interfaces for direct copper connectivity. Key to its design are the bicolor green and amber LEDs, which offer immediate visual feedback on the operating status of each port. The SPA-8X1GE-V2= can manage up to 8000 VLANs and supports 2000 MAC addresses, making it suitable for complex network architectures. It also handles jumbo frames up to 9188 bytes, enhancing data transmission efficiency for large packets. Among its features, the adapter includes autonegotiation for optimal speed determination and full-duplex operation to double the effective bandwidth. It supports 802.1Q VLAN termination for network segmentation and 802.1ad QinQ termination, increasing the scalability of VLANs. Physically, the SPA-8X1GE-V2= is compact, measuring 0.8 inches in height, 6.75 inches in width, and 7.28 inches in depth, with a weight of just 0.75 lbs. It consumes 22.3 watts of power, striking a balance between performance and energy efficiency. The operating temperature range is from 0 °C to 40 °C, with a storage temperature range from -40 °C to 70 °C. Humidity levels for operating conditions range from 5% to 85%, and for storage, from 5% to 95%. It is designed to operate at altitudes from -60 to 4000 meters, ensuring reliability across various environmental conditions.
  • Maximum VLANs: 8000
  • Maximum MAC Addresses: 2000
  • Jumbo Frames: 9188 Bytes
This adapter is ideal for applications requiring high bandwidth and network interface flexibility, such as inter- and intra-point of presence (POP) aggregation, residential triple play services, metro Ethernet services, Internet peering, and converged residential and business services. Its ability to support a wide range of physical interfaces and advanced features makes it a versatile solution for expanding the network capabilities of Cisco routing platforms.


Item CodeCisco SPA-8X1GE-V2=
Port Quantity8 Gigabit Ethernet
RevisionVersion 2
Port ConfigurationCombination of SFP and RJ-45 for 2 Gigabit Ethernet Connections
Connection InterfacesMulti-mode and Single-mode Fiber, Extended Range, and Integrated RJ-45
Status IndicatorsDual-color LEDs (Green/Amber) for Status Display
VLAN SupportUp to 8000 VLANs
MAC Address Capacity2000 MAC Addresses
Jumbo Frame Size9188 Bytes
CapabilitiesSupports Autonegotiation, Operates in Full-Duplex, VLAN Tagging (802.1Q), Provider Bridging (802.1ad)
Vertical Dimension0.8 inches
Horizontal Measurement6.75 inches
Front-to-Back Length7.28 inches
Unit Weight0.75 pounds
Energy Consumption22.3 Watts
Lowest Operating Temp0 °C
Highest Operating Temp40 °C
Lowest Storage Temp-40 °C
Highest Storage Temp70 °C
Operational Humidity Floor5%
Operational Humidity Ceiling85%
Storage Humidity Minimum5%
Storage Humidity Maximum95%
Usage Elevation Range-60 to 4000 meters
Recommended UseCompatible with Premium Cisco Routing Platforms
Possible ApplicationsAggregation between and within POPs, Triple Play for Residential, Metro Ethernet, Internet Peering, Combined Residential and Business Services

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