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NCS 520

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Features

Slots per chassisFixed form factorFixed form factorFixed form factorFixed form factor16 interface module slots 2 RSP cards
Rack size1 RU1 RU1 RU1 RU7 RU
Maximum capacityUp to 60 GbpsUp to 300 GbpsUp to 300 GbpsUp to 900 GbpsUp to 800 Gbps
Size (H x W x D)NCS 520 NID: 1.75 x 12.2 x 9 in. (4.45 x 30.99 x 22.86 cm)
NCS 520 Carrier Ethernet switch: 1.75 x 17.5 x 9 in. (4.45 x 44.5 x 22.86 cm)
1.72 x 17.3 x 10.02 in.
(4.37 x 43.94 x 25.45 cm)
1.72 x 17.5 x 15 in.
(4.37 x 44.45 x 38.1 cm)
Depth: 38.1cm
1.72 x 17.5 x 22.82 in.
(4.37 x 44.45 x 57.96 cm)
Depth: 58cm
12.22 x 17.44 x 9.22 in.
31.04 x 44.3 x 23.42 cm
WeightNCS 520 NID: 6.33 lb. (2.87 kg) for DC variant; 6.22 lb. (2.82 kg) for AC variant
NCS 520 Carrier Ethernet switch: 8.16 lb. (3.7 kg) for DC variant; 8.38 lb. (3.8 kg) for AC variant
14 lb. (6.35 kg)16.4 lb. (7.55 kg)24.91 lb. (11.3 kg) 69.32 lb. (31.4 kg) with 2 RSPs, 2 DC power supplies, and a typical combination of interface module cards
Empty chassis: 34.9 lb. (15.9 kg)
PowerAC or DC
NCS 520 NID: single AC power supply or dual DC power supplies
NCS 520 Carrier Ethernet switch: dual AC or dual DC power supplies
AC or DC
2 hot swappable, 1+1 redundancy
Typical: 200W
Maximum: 240W
2 hot-swappable AC/DC power supplies provide 1+1 redundancy 2 hot-swappable AC/DC power supplies provide 1+1 redundancy AC or DC
Up to 3 power supplies
Two power supplies operate in load-share mode; three power supplies function in a 2+1 protection scheme. System can operate on a single power supply and supports mixing of AC and DC power supplies in a single chassis.
Fans3 fans (2+1 redundant)4 fans (3+1 redundant)6 fans (5+1 redundant)6 fans (5+1 redundant)1 fan tray
Air flowFront to backFront to backFront to backFront to backSide to side
Route Switch Processor----2 RSP slots
Processor (CPU)1-GHz quad-core CPU (LS1043A)Intel Broadwell 4C 1.8-GHz CPU8-core 1.7Ghz x86 CPU 8-core 1.7Ghz x86 CPU Intel Broadwell 4C 1.8-GHz CPU
Storage-128 GB SSD32 GB32 GB128 GB SSD
RAM4 GB32 GB8GB DRAM 8GB DRAM 32 GB
SoftwareIOS XEIOS XRIOS XRIOS XRIOS XR

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