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

The WS-C3850-24XU-S is equipped with 24 ports supporting speeds of 100Mbps or 1/2.5/5/10 Gbps UPOE, and features an IP Base feature set, suitable for a variety of network demands. It is powered by a 1100 WAC power supply, housed in a 1 RU form factor, and offers a forwarding rate of 500 Mpps. This model is designed for scalability and reliability, supporting a range of network modules (C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, C3850-NM-2-40G), and it operates effectively between -5 °C and 45 °C, with an MTBF of 203,150 hours.

FAQs for the WS-C3850-24XU-S

  • What is the number of ports available on this device?
    The device offers 24 ports.
  • Can you list the types of network modules supported by this device?
    Supported network modules include C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, and C3850-NM-2-40G.
  • What are the port types that this device supports?
    The device supports 100Mbps or 1/2.5/5/10 Gbps UPOE port types.
  • What is the power supply rating for this device?
    The device has a 1100 WAC power supply.
  • Is this device stackable?
    Yes, the device is stackable.
  • What is the form factor of this device?
    The device has a 1 RU form factor.
  • What forwarding rate does this device support?
    The device supports a forwarding rate of 500 Mpps.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for this device?
    The MTBF for this device is 203,150 hours.
  • What are the operating temperature ranges for this device?
    The device operates between -5 °C and 45 °C.
  • What noise level does this device operate at?
    The device operates at a noise level of 44 dBA at 30 °C.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3850-24XU-S switch offers versatility through its support for multiple network modules and a wide range of port speeds from 100Mbps to 10Gbps with UPOE, catering to diverse networking demands. However, its power consumption at 1100 WAC may be considered high for environments aiming for energy efficiency. Additionally, the device's operating temperature range and altitude specifications ensure reliability across various installation environments, although the noise level of 44 dBA might be a concern in quieter office settings.


The Cisco WS-C3850-24XU-S is a network switch designed for enterprise-level operations, offering a blend of performance, scalability, and flexibility. This switch features 24 ports capable of speeds ranging from 100Mbps to 10Gbps with UPOE functionality, allowing for advanced energy management and the ability to power devices directly through Ethernet cables, enhancing the efficiency of network operations. With an IP Base feature set, this model is equipped to handle a wide array of networking tasks right out of the box, supporting a variety of enterprise applications. The switch operates on a 1100 WAC power supply, ensuring ample power for both the switch itself and connected devices. Its 1 RU form factor makes it a compact solution for any rack or network setup, optimizing space without sacrificing performance. Key aspects of the Cisco WS-C3850-24XU-S include its stackability, which allows for network scalability and simplified management by connecting multiple switches to function as a single unit. This feature is particularly beneficial for growing networks that require seamless integration of additional switches over time. The switch supports a variety of network modules, including C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, and C3850-NM-2-40G. These modules provide additional flexibility, allowing for network customization based on specific connectivity and performance needs. With a forwarding rate of 500 Mpps, the Cisco WS-C3850-24XU-S ensures efficient data processing and minimal latency, critical for applications requiring high-speed data transfer and real-time communication. The switch's dimensions are 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 inches, and it weighs 17.6 lbs, making it a manageable size for most network environments. Its Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) is rated at 203,150 hours, indicating a reliable performance over an extended period. The operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C, with an operating altitude of up to 5000 ft with AC power supply and up to 6000 ft with DC power supply, ensuring stable operation in various environments.
  • Minimum and maximum relative humidity levels are set at 10% (noncondensing) and 95% (noncondensing), respectively, allowing the switch to perform in diverse climates.
  • The switch is designed to withstand operating vibrations of 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz and non-operating vibrations of 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz, ensuring durability in physically demanding situations.
  • It complies with multiple safety certifications, including UL 60950-1 and EN 60950-1, and meets RoHS-5 standards for environmental safety.
Overall, the Cisco WS-C3850-24XU-S stands out for its combination of speed, power, and adaptability, making it a suitable choice for businesses looking to build or expand their network infrastructure with a reliable, high-performance switch.


Item NumberCisco WS-C3850-24XU-S
Total Ports24
Port Capability100Mbps or 1/2.5/5/10 Gbps UPOE
Software EditionIP Base
Energy Supply1100 WAC
Unit Size1 RU
Can be StackedYes
Compatible Network ModulesC3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, C3850-NM-2-40G
Throughput Rate500 Mpps
Dimensions (H x W x D)1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 in.
Mass17.6 lbs
Mean Time Between Failures203,150 Hours
Lowest Operating Temp-5 °C
Highest Operating Temp45 °C
Max Altitude with AC Energy Source5000 ft
Max Altitude with DC Energy Source6000 ft
Operating Humidity Range Minimum10% (Noncondensing)
Operating Humidity Range Maximum95% (Noncondensing)
Storage Temperature Minimum-40 °C
Storage Temperature Maximum70 °C
Altitude during Storage15,000 ft
Vibration During Operation0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Vibration When Not in Operation1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Acoustic Output44 dBA at 30 °C
Compliance with RoHSRoHS-5
Certifications for SafetyUL 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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