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Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Chassis Data Sheet

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Product Overview

Cisco introduces the Cisco® Catalyst® 6500 Enhanced Series Chassis (6500-E Series) delivering up to 2 terabits per second of system bandwidth capacity and 80 Gbps of per-slot bandwidth. In a system configured for VSS, this translates to a system capacity of 4 Tbps. The Cisco® Catalyst® 6500 Enhanced Series Chassis will be capable of delivering up to 180 Gbps of per-slot bandwidth with a system capacity of up to 4 terabits per second. A system configured for VSS will be capable of delivering up to 8 Tbps of system bandwidth.

The Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Switch offers the broadest range of interface modules with industry-leading performance and advanced feature integration. The Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Switch also offers high port densities and comes in 3-, 4-, 6-, 9, 9-Vertical, and 13-slot versions that make it ideal for a range of deployment scenarios.

The Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Chassis provides superior investment protection by supporting multiple generations of products in the same chassis, lowering the total cost of ownership. The Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Chassis (Figure 1) supports all the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Supervisor Engines up to and including the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 2T, and associated LAN, WAN, and services modules.

Figure 1.      Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Chassis

Applications

The versatile Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Chassis is ideal for addressing high-performance, high- port-density Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, and 10 and 40 Gigabit Ethernet applications in all parts of the network. This series is ideally suited for enterprise core and aggregation environments. The Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series chassis offers industry-leading 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet and 40 Gigabit Ethernet port densities while providing high levels of network resilience.

Features and Benefits

Table 1 lists the Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Chassis features and benefits.

Table 1.       Features and benefits

Feature

Benefit

Scalability

3, 4, 6, 9, 9-V and 13-slot modular chassis

Allows flexibility and room for future growth

Delivers up to 2 terabits per second of system bandwidth capacity and 80 Gbps per-slot for all slots. A system configured for VSS has a system capacity of 4 terabits per second.

Capable of delivering up to 4 terabits per second of system bandwidth and 180Gbps of per-slot bandwidth. A system configured for VSS will be capable of delivering up to 8 Tbps of system capacity.

Scales the system capacity for future needs

High interface capacity

Scales to high-density 40 Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet configurations

Increased resiliency

Standby fabric hot sync

Decreases the supervisor engine switchover time of Supervisor Engine 720 and Supervisor Engine 2T based systems to between 50 and 200 ms, depending on the modules being used

Redundant control channel

Increases resiliency to protect against backplane control channel failures

Redundant supervisor engine option

Increases availability with redundant supervisor engine options

Redundant power supply option

Supports redundant power supplies for increased availability

Fan tray

Supports hot-swappable fan tray

The 6509-V-E provides for redundant, hot-swappable fan trays

Environmental

Side-to-side airflow (except Cisco Catalyst 6509-V-E)

Allows ease of access to ports and cables

6509-V-E has front-to-back air flow to support hot aisle or cold aisle designs

AC and DC power supply

Supports both AC and DC power supply options, including AC and DC mixing

Network Equipment Building Standards Layer 3 (NEBS L3) compliant

Supports NEBS L3 compliance for deployment in demanding environments

Product Specifications

Table 2 lists the Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Product Specifications.

Table 2.       Product Specifications

 

6503-E

6504-E

6506-E

6509-E

6509-V-E

6513-E

Number of Slots

3

4

6

9

9

13

Supervisor Compatibility

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 32

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 720-3B

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 720-3BXL

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 720-10G-3C

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 720-10G-3CXL

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 2T

Power Supply Compatibility

* Indicates EoS Power Supply

AC: 1400W, 950W*

DC: 950W*

AC: 2700W

DC: 2700W

AC: 2500W*, 3000W, 4000W, 6000W, 8700W

DC: 2500W, 4000W, 6000W

AC: 2500W*, 3000W, 4000W, 6000W, 8700W

DC: 2500W, 4000W, 6000W

AC: 2500W*, 3000W, 4000W, 6000W, 8700W

DC: 2500W, 4000W, 6000W

AC: 3000W, 4000W, 6000W, 8700W

DC: 2500W, 4000W, 6000W

Module Compatibility

All modules based on the software release in the system

Software Compatibility (Minimum Software Version)

With Supervisor Engine 32

  12.2(18)SXF
  12.2(18)SXF
  12.2(18)SXF
  12.2(18)SXF
  12.2(18)SXF10
  12.2(33)SXI1
  12.2(33)SXH2
  12.2(18)SXF14

With Supervisor Engine 720

  12.2(14)SX
  12.2(18)SXE
  12.2(14)SX
  12.2(14)SX
  12.2(18)SXF10
  12.2(33)SXI1
  12.2(33)SXH2
  12.2(18)SXF14

With Supervisor Engine 720-10 GE

  12.2(33)SXH
  12.2(33)SXH
  12.2(33)SXH
  12.2(33)SXH
  12.2(33)SXH
  12.2(33)SXI1
  12.2(33)SXH2

With Supervisor Engine 2T-10 GE

  15.0(1)SY
  15.0(1)SY
  15.0(1)SY
  15.0(1)SY
  15.0(1)SY
  15.0(1)SY

Reliability and Availability

Calculated Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF)

860,868

677,643

441,418

348,935

330,888

311,778

MIBS

Check the corresponding supervisor engine data sheet

Network Management

Check the corresponding supervisor engine data sheet

Physical Dimensions

Inches

7 x 17.37 x 21.75

8.75 x 17.5 x 21.75

19.2 x 17.5 x 18

24.5 x 17.5 x 18.2

36.65 x 17.2 x 20.7

32.7 x 17.3 x 18.1

Centimeters

17.8 x 44.1 x 55.2

22.2 x 44.45 x 55.25

48.8 x 44.5 x 46.0

62.2 x 44.5 x 46.0

93.3 x 43.1 x 53.3

83.0 x 43.9 x 46

Rack Units (RU)

4

5

11

14

21

19

Weight

Chassis Only (lbs)

33

40

50

60

121

102

Fully Configured (lbs)

85.4

97

159

190

270

280

Input Voltage

100 to 240 VAC

-48 to -60 VDC

Safety

UL 60950 Second Edition

CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950 Second Edition

EN 60950 Second Edition

IEC 60950 Second Edition

AS/NZS 60950

EMC

FCC Part 15 (CFR 47) Class A

VCCI Class A

EN55022 Class A

CISPR 22 Class A

CE marking

AS/NZS 3548 Class A

ETS300 386

EN55024

EN61000-6-1

EN50082-1

NEBS/ETSI

GR-1089-Core NEBS Level 3

ETS 300 019 Storage Class 1.1

ETS 300 019 Transportation Class 2.3

ETS 300 019 Stationary Use Class 3.1

ATIS Pb free and Energy Efficiency

ATIS-0600020.2010 Pb Free circuit packs

ATIS-0600015-2009 General Energy Efficiency Requirements (TEER)

ATIS-0600015.03-2009 Switch and Router Energy Efficiency

ATIS-0600015.01-2009 Server Energy Efficiency

VZ.TPR.9205 Verizon Energy Efficiency Requirements for Telecommunication Equipment (TEEER)

Operating Environment

Operating Temperature

32°F to 104°F (0 to 40°C)

Storage Temperature

-4 to 149°F (-20 to 65°C)

Thermal Transition

0.5°C per minute (hot to cold)

0. 33°C per minute (cold to hot)

Relative Humidity

Ambient (noncondensing) operating: 5% to 90%

Ambient (noncondensing) nonoperating and storage: 5% to 95%

Operating Altitude

Certified for operation: 0 to 6500 ft (0 to 2000 m)

Designed and tested for operation: -200 to 10,000 ft (-60 to 3000 m)

Ordering Information

Table 3 lists the ordering information for the Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Chassis. To place an order, visit the Cisco ordering homepage.

Table 3.       Ordering Information

Product Name

Part Number

Cisco Catalyst 6503 Enhanced Chassis

WS-C6503-E

Cisco Catalyst 6503 Enhanced Chassis Spare

WS-C6503-E=

Cisco Catalyst 6503 Enhanced Chassis Fan Tray Spare

WS-C6503-E-FAN=

Cisco Catalyst 6504 Enhanced Chassis

WS-C6504-E

Cisco Catalyst 6504 Enhanced Chassis Spare

WS-C6504-E=

Cisco Catalyst 6504 Enhanced Chassis Fan Tray Spare

WS-C6504-E-FAN=

Cisco Catalyst 6506 Enhanced Chassis

WS-C6506-E

Cisco Catalyst 6506 Enhanced Chassis Spare

WS-C6506-E=

Cisco Catalyst 6506 Enhanced Chassis Fan Tray Spare

WS-C6506-E-FAN=

Cisco Catalyst 6509 Enhanced Chassis

WS-C6509-E

Cisco Catalyst 6509 Enhanced Chassis Spare

WS-C6509-E=

Cisco Catalyst 6509 Enhanced Chassis Fan Tray Spare

WS-C6509-E-FAN=

Cisco Catalyst 6509 Vertical Enhanced Chassis

WS-C6509-V-E

Cisco Catalyst 6509 Vertical Enhanced Chassis Spare

WS-C6509-V-E=

Cisco Catalyst 6509 Vertical Enhanced Chassis Fan Tray Spare

WS-C6509-V-E-FAN=

Cisco Catalyst 6513 Enhanced Chassis

WS-C6513-E

Cisco Catalyst 6513 Enhanced Chassis Spare

WS-C6513-E=

Cisco Catalyst 6513 Enhanced Chassis Fan Tray Spare

WS-C6513-E-FAN=

Cisco Catalyst 6500 1400 W AC Power Supply

PWR-1400-AC=

Cisco Catalyst 6500 2700W AC Power Supply

PWR-2700-AC/4=

Cisco Catalyst 6500 3000W AC Power Supply

WS-CAC-3000W=

Cisco Catalyst 6500 6000W AC Power Supply

WS-CAC-6000W=

Cisco Catalyst 6500 8700W Enhanced AC Power Supply

WS-CAC-8700W-E=

Cisco Catalyst 6500 4000W AC Power Supply for US

WS-CAC-4000W-US=

Cisco Catalyst 6500 4000W AC Power Supply for International

WS-CAC-4000W-INT=

Cisco Catalyst 6500 2500W DC Power Supply

WS-CDC-2500W=

Cisco Catalyst 6500 2700W DC Power Supply

PWR-2700-DC/4=

Cisco Catalyst 6500 4000W DC Power Supply

PWR-4000-DC=

Cisco Catalyst 6500 6000W DC Power Supply

PWR-6000-DC=

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series chassis, visit: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/partner/products/hw/switches/ps708.