Cisco Compact Amplifiers

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Compact AGC Amplifier A93208

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Compact AGC Amplifier A93208. The last day to order the affected product(s) is December 30, 2011. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product(s). Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available until the termination date of the contract, even if this date exceeds the Last Date of Support shown in Table 1.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Compact AGC Amplifier A93208




End-of-Life Announcement Date

The date the document that announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life of a product is distributed to the general public.

July 1, 2011

End-of-Sale Date

The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.

December 30, 2011

Last Ship Date:

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.

March 29, 2012

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:

The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of hardware product failure or defect.

December 29, 2012

End of New Service Attachment Date:

For equipment and software that is not covered by a service-and-support contract, this is the last date to order a new service-and-support contract or add the equipment and/or software to an existing service-and-support contract.

December 29, 2012

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.

March 26, 2016

Last Date of Support:

The last date to receive service and support for the product. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

December 31, 2016

HW = Hardware OS SW = Operating System Software App. SW = Application Software
A Compact AGC (Automatic Gain Control) module (product number 4036170) for the Compact EGC Amplifier needs to be added to allow the Compact EGC single amplifier to work as an AGC amplifier. All versions of the Compact AGC Amplifier A93208 are subject of this bulletin, including products that are not listed below.

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

Additional Information


AGC Module, Plug-in, For Compact AGC Amp A93208

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.




AGC Module, Plug-in, For Compact AGC Amplifier A93208

There is currently no replacement product available for this product.




Compact AGC Amp,862MHz,28dB,230V


Compact EGC Amplifier,1GHz,40dB,230VAC,65/86MHz



Compact AGC Amp,862MHz,32dB,230V


Compact EGC Amplifier,1GHz,40dB,65VAC,65/86MHz



Compact AGC Amp,862MHz,28dB,65V


Compact EGC Amplifier,1GHz,40dB,65VAC,65/86MHz



Compact AGC Amp,862MHz,32dB,65V


Compact EGC Amplifier,1GHz,40dB,65VAC,65/86MHz





Compact EGC Amplifier,1GHz,40dB,65VAC,65/86MHz





Compact EGC Amplifier,1GHz,40dB,65VAC,65/86MHz


Product Migration Options

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Compact Single Output EGC Amplifier A93280. Information about this product can be found at:
Customers may be able to use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) where applicable to trade-in eligible products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, customers should work with their Cisco Partner or Cisco account team. Cisco Partners can find additional TMP information on Partner Central at
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the Compact AGC Amplifier A93208 through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program, go to:
Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End-of-Sale date
The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses dispose properly of surplus products that have reached their end of useful life. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated brands and subsidiaries. For more information, go to:

For More Information

For more information about the Compact EGC Single Output with AGC Option, visit, or contact your local account representative.
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