Cisco Carrier Routing System

Cisco CRS 8-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet Interface Module

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The Cisco® CRS-1 Carrier Routing System is the industry's first carrier router offering continuous system operation, unprecedented service flexibility, and system longevity. The Cisco CRS-1 is powered by Cisco IOS® XR Software - a unique self-healing, distributed operating system designed for always-on operation while scaling system capacity up to 92 Tbps. The innovative system architecture combines the Cisco Silicon Packet Processor, the first programmable 40-Gbps application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC), with the Cisco Service Separation Architecture for unprecedented service flexibility and speed to service. The Cisco CRS-1 marks a new era in carrier IP Communications by powering the foundation for network and service convergence today while protecting investments for decades to come.

This data sheet provides detailed product specifications for the Cisco CRS-1 8-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet Interface Module. For more information about the Cisco CRS-1 or about other interfaces available for the Cisco CRS-1, visit:

Figure 1. Cisco CRS-1 8-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet Interface Module

Product Specifications

Table 1. Product Specifications



Chassis Compatibility

Compatible with all current Cisco CRS-1 and CRS-3 line-card chassis

Software Compatibility

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.0 or later for CRS-1

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.0.0 or later for CRS-3

Port Density

Eight ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet per PLIM slot


Encapsulations: ARPA, IEEE 802.2/SAP, IEEE 802.3/SNAP

IEEE 802.x flow control

802.1q VLAN support, jumbo frames

IEEE 802.1p tagging

Source/destination MAC accounting and VLAN accounting

Reliability and Availability

Online insertion and removal (OIR) without affecting system traffic

Network Management

Cisco IOS XR Software command-line interface (CLI)

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

Extensible Markup Language (XML) interface

CraftWorks Interface (CWI)

Physical Dimensions

Occupies one PLIM slot

Weight: 8.4 lb (3.8 kg)

Height: 20.6 in. (52.2 cm)

Depth: 11.2 in. (28.4 cm)

Width: 1.8 in. (4.49 cm)



Environmental Conditions

Storage Temperature: -40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)

Operating Temperature:

Normal: 5 to 40°C (41 to 104°F)

Short-term: -5 to 50°C (23 to 122°F) short-term

Relative Humidity:

Normal: 5% to 85%

Short-term: 5% to 90% but not to exceed 0.024 kg water/kg of dry air

Short-term refers to a period of not more than 96 consecutive hours and a total of not more than 15 days in 1 year. (This refers to a total of 360 hours in any given year, but no more than 15 occurrences during that 1-year period.)

Approvals and Compliance

Table 2. Compliance and Agency Approvals



Safety Standards

UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1

IEC/EN 60825 Laser Safety


AS/NZS 60950

FDA - Code of Federal Regulations Laser Safety


FCC Class A

ICES 003 Class A

AS/NZS 3548 Class A

CISPR 22 (EN55022) Class A

VCCI Class A

BSMI Class A

IEC/EN 61000-3-2: Power Line Harmonics

IEC/EN 61000-3-3: Voltage Fluctuations and Flicker

Immunity (Basic Standards)

IEC/EN-61000-4-2: Electrostatic Discharge Immunity (8 kV Contact, 15 kV Air)

IEC/EN-61000-4-3: Radiated Immunity (10 V/m)

IEC/EN-61000-4-4: Electrical Fast Transient Immunity (2 kV Power, 1 kV Signal)

IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Surge AC Port (4 kV CM, 2 kV DM)

IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Signal Ports (1 kV)

IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Surge DC Port (1 kV)

IEC/EN-61000-4-6: Immunity to Conducted Disturbances (10 Vrms)

IEC/EN-61000-4-8: Power Frequency Magnetic Field Immunity (30 A/m)

IEC/EN-61000-4-11: Voltage DIPS, Short Interruptions, and Voltage Variations


EN300 386: Telecommunications Network Equipment (EMC)

EN55022: Information Technology Equipment (Emissions)

EN55024: Information Technology Equipment (Immunity)

EN50082-1/EN-61000-6-1: Generic Immunity Standard

Network Equipment Building Systems (NEBS)

This product is designed to meet the following requirements (qualification in progress):

SR-3580: NEBS Criteria Levels (Level 3)

GR-1089-CORE: NEBS EMC and Safety

GR-63-CORE: NEBS Physical Protection

Additional Specifications

Table 3. Additional Specifications


Long Reach 1310 nm (LR/LR+)

Extended Reach 1550 nm (ER+)

DWDM 1530.33-1560.61 nm

Connector Type




Target Distance

10 km

40 km

80 km


Power out (maximum)

0.5 dBm

4 dBm

3 dBm

Power out (minimum)

-8.2 dBm

-4.7 dBm

-1.0 dBm


P (RMax) (overload)

0.5 dBm

-1.0 dBm

-7.0 dBm

P (RMin) (sensitivity)

-14.4 dBm

-15.8 dBm

-24.0 dBm

Optical Link

Fiber type

G.652 (single-mode fiber [SMF])

G.652 (SMF)

G.652 (SMF)

Optical path penalty

3.2 dB

4.1 dB

3.0 dB


IEEE 802.3ae 10GBASE-LR

IEEE 802.3ae 10GBASE-ER

IEEE 802.3ae 10GBASE

Ordering Information

To place an order, visit: Cisco Ordering Home Page.

Table 4. Ordering Information

Product Part Number

Product Name


Cisco CRS-1 Carrier Routing System 8-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet Interface Card


XENPAK 10GBASE-LR Optics Module


XENPAK 10GBASE-LR+ Optics Module


XENPAK 10GBASE-ER+ Optics Module

DWDM-XENPAK-60.61= to DWDM-XENPAK-30.33=

XENPAK 10GBASE DWDM Modules (32 ITU 100-GHz wavelengths)

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For More Information

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