Lifetime Warranty
Manufacturer: Cisco
Product ID: WS-C6503-E
Product Description: Catalyst 6500 Enhanced 3-slot chassis,4RU,no PS,no Fan Tray
Shipping: Typically ships within 2-3 days
Warranty: Lifetime Warranty
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Pre-Owned, Used And Refurbished Cisco WS-C6503-E

As one of the Enhanced Chassis for the Catalyst 6500 Series and Sup Engine 720-3B, the WS-C6503-E requires a minimum software release of • Cisco IOS® Software Release 7.4.2 and later, Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(13)E and later, and Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(14)SX and later to run. This 3-slot chassis offers enhancements to support the Cisco Catalyst 67xx series line cards and is backward-compatible with all existing software versions. The WS-C6503-E supports CEF720 line cards such as the WS-6704-10GE, WS-6724-SFP, and WS-6748-SFP.

The Cisco WS-C6503-E available from MULTI-LINK (MLCP) isn't the only switch in our extensive inventory. We maintain a diverse collection of current and previous generation equipment including modular and fixed-configuration switches, interface cards, and other insert components. Regardless of your Cisco switch needs, we'll find it for you.

By maintaining a large WS-C6503-E inventory, MULTI-LINK is proud to build long customer relationships. That hope guides our commitment to quality, and that's why we guarantee all used and refurbished WS-C6503-E will be tested to factory specifications by our onsite technicians, and is backed with our standard lifetime warranty.

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General Information
Manufacturer: Cisco
Product ID: WS-C6503-E
Product Description: Catalyst 6500 Enhanced 3-slot chassis,4RU,no PS,no Fan Tray
Product Type: Switch Chassis
Marketing Information

The new 3-slot Cisco Catalyst 6503-E Switch chassis offers a compact 4 rack-unit height that is ideally suited for multi-Gbps secure data centers, remote access, e-commerce, and converged network solutions. The Cisco Catalyst 6503-E supports Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series end-to-end operational consistency benefits.

I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots: 3
Network & Communication
Layer Supported: 2
Physical Characteristics
Form Factor: Rack-mountable
Height: 7"
Width: 21.8"
Depth: 17.4"
Weight (Approximate): 33 lb
Additional Information:
  • Supervisor engines are installed in slot 1 and slot 2
  • Supports up to two Catalyst 6500 series modules
  • Does not support the WS-C6500-SFM and WS-X6500-SFM2 Switch Fabric Modules
  • The Cisco Catalyst 6503-E supports both Cisco Catalyst OS and Cisco IOS Software
  • The Cisco Catalyst 6503-E provides maximum uptime with redundancy and rapid (1 to 3 seconds) stateful failover across supervisor engines.
  • Supports one or two power supplies

Clock and VTT module:

  • One replaceable clock module (CLK-7600=) provides clocking signals to the EOBC channel and the switching bus
  • Non-replaceable voltage termination (VTT) module provides reference voltage for bus signals

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