Technical Specifications

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Technical Specifications

Module Specifications

Regulatory Standards Compliance

Technical Specifications

Note In this appendix, the term Catalyst 6500 series modules refers to modules that can be installed in either the Catalyst 6000 series switch chassis (Catalyst 6006 and Catalyst 6009 switches) or the Catalyst 6500 series switch chassis (Catalyst 6503, Catalyst 6506, Catalyst 6509, Catalyst 6509-NEB, and Catalyst 6513 switches) unless specifically noted.

This appendix provides the technical specifications for the Catalyst 6500 series modules.

Module Specifications

Table A-1 lists the environmental and physical specifications for the Catalyst 6500 series modules.

Table A-1 Environmental and Physical Specifications




Temperature, ambient operating

32°F (0°C) to 104°F (40°C)

Temperature, ambient nonoperating and storage

-40°F (-40°C) to 167°F (75°C)

Humidity (RH), ambient (noncondensing) operating

10% to 90%

Altitude operating

-197 to 6500 ft (-60 to 2000 m)

Physical Characteristics


Dimensions (H x W x D)

1.2 x 14.4 x 16 in (3.0 x 35.6 x 40.6 cm)


3 to 10 lb (1.4 to 4.5 kg)

Regulatory Standards Compliance

Catalyst 6500 series switches comply with the regulatory standards listed in the Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Catalyst 6500 Series Switches publication.