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The Cisco® SPA Interface Processor for the 1-Gbps wideband shared port adapter (SPA), supported in the Cisco uBR10012 Universal Broadband Router, enables cable operators to offer high-speed broadband connectivity at scale and to enable new IP services. This product facilitates supporting the SPA in the Cisco uBR10012 I/O chassis slots.
Figure 1. Cisco SPA Interface Processor with Two SPA Line Cards Installed
The distributed and scalable architecture of the Cisco uBR10012 Universal Broadband Router can be expanded using the Cisco SPA Interface Processor for the 1-Gbps wideband SPA to meet the most challenging large-scale IP service needs of cable operators. More specifically, the Cisco SPA Interface Processor provides the following functions for the Cisco uBR10012 cable modem termination system (CMTS): (See Figure 1.)
• Supports up to two Cisco 1-Gbps wideband SPAs
• Utilizes two I/O chassis slots
• Supports online insertion and removal (OIR)
PRIMARY FEATURES AND BENEFITS
Table 1 describes product features and benefits.
Table 1. Product Features and Benefits
Enables the Cisco uBR10012 to use half-height SPA line cards
The carrier for the Cisco uBR10012 can hold up to two half-height SPA line cards
Enables the Cisco uBR10012 to provide modularity for flexible deployment options
Modularity options for the Cisco uBR10012 provide customers with increased configuration options as well as density and price-point improvements
Enables half-height line card OIR
Half-height SPA cards support OIR, such that a single half-height card can be removed from the carrier without interrupting system availability
A Cisco uBR10012 chassis has four I/O slots; slots 1 and 2 can be used to support the carrier card.
• Occupies two slots (3 and 4) in the I/O portion of the Cisco uBr10012 chassis
• Hot-swappable; no slot dependency
• Weight: 10.0 lb (4.6 kg)
• Dimensions (H x W x D): 16 x 2.44 x 10.4 in. (41.5 x 6.32 x 27 cm)
• Unit power: 75W (without SPAs)
Reliability and Availability
• Mean time between failure (MTBF): 380,625 hr
• Operating altitude: -197 to 13,123 ft (-60 to 4000m)
• Conforms to IEC/EN/UL/CSA 60950 requirements up to 2000m
• Storage temperature: -4 to 149°F (-20 to 65°C)
• Operating temperature, nominal: 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
Table 2 details the product part numbers for the SPA Interface Processor.
Table 2. Part Numbers for Cisco and Associated Options
Product Part Number
2 bays I/O slot SPA Interface Processor
2 bays I/O slot SPA Interface Processor, spare
Blank cover for regular SPA
Blank cover for regular SPA, spare
All Cisco uBR10012 1-Gbps wideband half-height SPAs requires a carrier (product number UBR10-2XDS-SIP). Each carrier holds two half-height line cards; a blank (product number SPA-BLANK) is shipped with any carrier with open half-height SPA slots.
Cisco recommends that customers who order spare carrier or half-height SPAs also order enough blanks to ensure that the configurated system has no empty slots.
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