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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The WS-C3850-24U-L is equipped with 24 10/100/1000 UPOE Ethernet ports and supports the LAN Base feature set, making it suitable for high-demand network environments. It is designed for easy integration into current systems, offering options for network expansion with support for C3850-NM-4-1G and C3850-NM-2-10G modules, and is stackable to enhance network capacity. With a 1100 WAC power supply, a 1 RU form factor, and an operational temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C, this switch ensures reliability and performance in various operating conditions.

FAQs for the WS-C3850-24U-L

  • What is the number of ports available on this device?
    The device features 24 ports.
  • Can the C3850-NM-4-1G network module be used with this hardware?
    Yes, it supports both the C3850-NM-4-1G and C3850-NM-2-10G network modules.
  • What type of Ethernet ports does the hardware have?
    It is equipped with 10/100/1000 UPOE Ethernet ports.
  • What is the power supply rating for this unit?
    The power supply is rated at 1100 WAC.
  • Is the device stackable?
    Yes, the device is stackable.
  • What are the operating temperature limits of this product?
    The operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C.
  • What is the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) for this device?
    The MTBF is 237,310 hours.
  • What safety certifications does this hardware hold?
    It holds UL 60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, and IEC 60950-1 certifications.
  • How does the device comply with RoHS standards?
    The device complies with RoHS-5 standards.
  • What is the form factor of the hardware?
    The form factor is 1 RU.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3850-24U-L switch offers 24 10/100/1000 UPOE Ethernet ports, supporting a diverse range of devices with high power needs, and is compatible with network modules for added flexibility. However, its LAN Base feature set may limit advanced network functionalities required for more complex setups. The unit’s stackability, 1100 WAC power supply, and operational robustness across a wide temperature and altitude range enhance its utility in varied environments, but the noise level of 44 dBA could be a concern in quieter working spaces.


The Cisco WS-C3850-24U-L switch is designed to provide highly secure and flexible Ethernet connectivity. This device is equipped with 24 10/100/1000 Universal Power Over Ethernet (UPOE) ports, accommodating a broad range of networking demands. The switch operates on the LAN Base feature set, offering essential layer 2 and basic layer 3 features for enterprise edge and branch office networks. With a power supply of 1100 WAC, this switch ensures reliable performance under various operational conditions. It is built in a 1 Rack Unit (RU) form factor, making it suitable for compact spaces without sacrificing functionality. The WS-C3850-24U-L is also stackable, allowing for scalability and ease of management in expanding network environments. Compatibility with network modules extends the functionality of this switch. It supports the C3850-NM-4-1G and C3850-NM-2-10G modules, providing flexibility in network configuration and expansion. This adaptability makes the switch a versatile option for a wide range of networking requirements. The dimensions of the switch are 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 inches, and it weighs 16.5 lbs, offering a compact yet powerful solution for network infrastructure. It boasts a Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) of 237,310 hours, indicating reliability and durability for continuous operation. Environmental conditions are critical for hardware performance, and the WS-C3850-24U-L operates within a broad range of temperatures, from -5 °C to 45 °C. It can function at altitudes up to 5000 ft with AC power supply and up to 6000 ft with DC power supply. Humidity levels are maintained between 10% (noncondensing) and 95% (noncondensing) for optimal performance. Storage conditions are also versatile, with temperature ranges from -40 °C to 70 °C and a maximum storage altitude of 15,000 ft. Vibration and noise levels are critical for maintaining a conducive operational environment. The operating vibration is rated at 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz, and the non-operating vibration at 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz. Noise specifications are kept minimal, with a sound level of 44 dBA at 30 °C, ensuring a quiet operation suitable for office environments. Compliance and certifications are paramount for safety and environmental considerations. The switch meets RoHS-5 compliance for hazardous substance regulations and holds safety certifications including UL 60950-1 Second Edition, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, and IEC 60950-1 Second Edition, ensuring its safety for use in a variety of settings.
  • 24 10/100/1000 UPOE Ethernet ports for flexible connectivity.
  • Stackable design with support for C3850-NM-4-1G and C3850-NM-2-10G network modules, enhancing network scalability.
  • Operates in a wide range of environmental conditions, ensuring reliability and performance.
In summary, the Cisco WS-C3850-24U-L is a versatile, high-performance switch that meets the demands of modern network infrastructures, offering advanced features and reliable operation in a variety of conditions.


Item Number and Manufacturer Cisco WS-C3850-24U-L
Total Ethernet Ports 24
Ethernet Port Configuration 10/100/1000 UPOE Ethernet Ports
Software Configuration LAN Base Package
Power Supply Rating 1100 WAC
Device Form Factor 1 RU
Capability for Stacking Enabled
Compatible Network Expansion Modules C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G
Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth) 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 inches
Unit Weight 16.5 pounds
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 237,310 hours
Lowest Operating Temperature -5 °C
Highest Operating Temperature 45 °C
Max Altitude Operation with AC Power Up to 5000 feet
Max Altitude Operation with DC Power Up to 6000 feet
Operational Humidity Range (Lowest) 10% (Noncondensing)
Operational Humidity Range (Highest) 95% (Noncondensing)
Lowest Storage Temperature -40 °C
Highest Storage Temperature 70 °C
Maximum Storage Altitude 15,000 feet
Operating Vibration Tolerance 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Non-Operating Vibration Tolerance 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Acoustic Noise Level at 30°C 44 dBA
Compliance with RoHS RoHS-5
Approved Safety Standards UL 60950-1 Second Edition, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, IEC 60950-1 Second Edition

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