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Updated:December 23, 2013
® 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.
® I-Flex design combines shared port adapters (SPAs) and SPA interface processors (SIPs), leveraging an extensible design that enables service prioritization for voice, video and data services. Enterprise and service provider customers can take advantage of improved slot economics resulting from modular port adapters that are interchangeable across Cisco routing platforms. The I-Flex design maximizes connectivity options and offers superior service intelligence through programmable interface processors that deliver line-rate performance. I-Flex enhances speed-to-service revenue and provides a rich set of QoS features for premium service delivery while effectively reducing the overall cost of ownership This data sheet contains the specifications for the Cisco CRS-1 SPA Interface Processor-800 (Cisco CRS-1 SIP-800; refer to Figure 1).
Figure 1. Cisco CRS-1 SIP-800 with SPAs
Table 1 gives specifications of the Cisco CRS-1 SIP-800.
Table 1. Product Specifications
Compatible with all current Cisco CRS-1 and CRS-3 line-card chassis
Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.2 or higher for CRS-1
Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.0.0 or later for CRS-3
Packet over SONET/SDH (POS)
Six normal-height SPAs or three double-height SPAs or any combination in between
Reliability and Availability
Online insertion and removal (OIR) without affecting system traffic
• Occupies one physical-layer-interface-module (PLIM) slot on Cisco CRS-1 16- and 8-slot line card chassis
• Weight: Minimum 5.8 lb (without any SPAs), Maximum 15 lb (with 6 SPAs)
• Height: 20.6 in. (52.32 cm)
• Depth: 11.2 in. (28.4 cm)
• Width: 1.8 in. (4.57 cm)
• 30W without any SPA
• 150W with maximum SPA configuration
• 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)
• Relative humidity:
• Normal: 5 to 85%
• Short term: 5 to 90% but not to exceed 0.024 kg of water per 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 one year. (This refers to a total of 360 hours in any given year, but no more than 15 occurrences during that one-year period.)
Approvals and Compliance
Table 2 gives compliance information for the Cisco CRS-1 SIP-800.
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