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Compare NCS 5500 Linecards

NC57-24DD

NC57-18DD-SE

NC55-36X100G

NC55-36X100G-S

NC55-36X100G-A-SE

NC55-24H12F-SE

NC55-24X100G-SE

NC55-18H18F

NC55-6X200-DWDM-S

NC55-MOD-A-S

NC55-MOD-A-SE-S

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Features

Interfaces24x400 GE QSFP-DD18x400 GE or 30x200/100 GE QSFP-DD36x100 GE QSFP/QSFP+36x100 GE SPF28/QSFP+ 36x100GE QSFP28/QSFP+24x100/40 GE and 12x40GE QSFP28/QSFP+ 24x100GE QSFP28/QSFP+18x100/40 GE and 18x40GE QSPF28/QSFP+6x100G/150G/200G CFP2 IPoDWDM12x1/10GE, 2x40GE, 2 Modular Port Adaptor (MPA) bays of 400G each12x1/10GE, 2x40GE, 2 Modular Port Adaptor (MPA) bays of 400G each
# of Forwarding Asics22664443211
Fib ScaleUp to 2.5M IPv4 / 1M IPv6 routes4M IPv4 / 2M IPv6 routes256k IPv4 / 64k IPv6 (350k IPv4 or 160k IPv6 Internet prefix distribution), 750K IPv4 host routes, MAC, and MPLS labels256k IPv4 / 64k IPv6 (350k IPv4 or 160k IPv6 Internet prefix distribution), 750K IPv4 host routes, MAC, and MPLS labels4M IPv4 or 2M IPv6 routes2.75M IPv4 or 512K IPv6 routes 2.75M IPv4 or 512K IPv6 routes 256k IPv4 / 64k IPv6 (350k IPv4 or 160k IPv6 Internet prefix distribution), 750K IPv4 host routes, MAC, and MPLS labels256k IPv4 / 64k IPv6 (350k IPv4 or 160k IPv6 Internet prefix distribution), 750K IPv4 host routes, MAC, and MPLS labels256k IPv4 / 64k IPv6 (350k IPv4 or 160k IPv6 Internet prefix distribution), 750K IPv4 host routes, MAC, and MPLS labels4M IPv4 or 2M IPv6 routes
Line Card Capacity9.6Tbps​7.2Tbps3.6 Tbps3.6 Tbps3.6 Tbps2.88 Tbps2.4 Tbps2.52 Tbps1.2 Tbps1 Tbps1 Tbps
Ternary Content-Addressable Memory (TCAM) On chipExternal TCAMon Chipon ChipExternal TCAMExternal TCAMExternal TCAMon Chipon Chipon ChipExternal TCAM
Sync E SupportSyncE and IEEE1588 PTP using NC55-RP-ESyncE and IEEE1588 PTP using NC55-RP-ENoNoSyncE and IEEE1588 PTP using NC55-RP-ENoNoNoNoSyncE and IEEE1588 PTP using NC55-RP-ESyncE and IEEE1588 PTP using NC55-RP-E
MACSec SupportNoNoYesNo YesYesYes
Power Consumption w/o TransceiversTypical: 880 watts

Maximum: 890 watts
Typical: 800 watts

Maximum: 900 watts
Typical: 650 watts

Maximum: 902 watts
Typical: 931 watts

Maximum: 1100 watts
Typical: 780 watts

Maximum: 1050 watts
Typical: 707 watts

Maximum: 980 watts
Typical: 678 watts

Maximum: 940 watts
Typical: 329 watts

Maximum: 456 watts
Typical: 863 watts

Maximum: 1060 watts
Typical: 250 watts

Maximum: 300 watts
Typical: 300 watts

Maximum: 350 watts
Height1.69 in (4.27 cm)1.69 in (4.27 cm)1.68 in (42.65mm)1.68 in (42.65mm)1.68 in (42.65mm)1.68 in (42.65mm)1.68 in (42.65mm)1.68 in (42.65mm)1.68 in (42.65mm)1.68 in (42.65mm)1.68 in (42.65mm)
Width16.89 in (42.9 cm)16.89 in (42.9 cm)16.89 in (429.0mm)16.89 in (429.0mm)16.89 in (429.0mm)16.89 in (429.0mm)16.89 in (429.0mm)16.89 in (429.0mm)16.89 in (429.0mm)16.89 in (429.0mm)16.89 in (429.0mm)
Depth17.89 in (43.32 cm)17.89 in (43.32 cm)17.05 in (433.17mm)17.05 in (433.17mm)17.05 in (433.17mm)17.05 in (433.17mm)17.05 in (433.17mm)17.05 in (433.17mm)17.05 in (433.17mm)16.74 in (42.51 cm)16.74 in (42.51 cm)
Weight18.25 lbs (8.27 kg) without optics18.9 lbs (8.57 kg) without optics11.48 lb (5.2kg) without opticsWeight: 15.32 lbs (6.95 kg) without opticsWeight: 15.9lbs (7.2kg) without optics15.3 lbs (6.94 kg) without optics15.3 lbs (6.94 kg) without optics14.0 lbs (6.35 kg) without optics14.0 lbs (6.35 kg) without optics13.0 lbs (5.90 kg) without optics13.0 lbs (5.90 kg) without optics