Description:   The Cisco WS-C3850-12X48U Switch has 48 Total Ports, a 1100 WAC AC Power Supply, and a 4 GB DRAM. It also operates with a 2 GB Flash and 460 Mpps Forwarding Rate.

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About WS-C3850-12X48U

Product Overview

The WS-C3850-12X48U, manufactured by Cisco is a campus LAN switch. It belongs to the catalyst 3850 series of switches. This product features a wireless capability which is integrated. It has 12 multigigabit ports and 48 Universal Power Over Ethernet (UPOE) Ports . The WS-C3850-12X48U exhibits redundancy, provided by three modular fans, and supports Ipv4 and IPv6 routing. It has dimensions of 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 inches (4.45 x 44.5 x 48.5 cm) and weighs 17.6 pounds (8 Kg).

Technical Specifications

The WS-C3850-12X48U also presents with a 8Gb DRAM and a 4Gb Flash memory. It has up to 100 access points per stack and is able to accommodate up to 2000 wireless clients per stack. The WS-C3850-12X48U has 64 Wireless Area Networks and can take up to 40Gigabyte per second of wireless bandwidth.  The WS-C3850-12X48U also has a forwarding rate of 460Mpps. The WS-C3850-12X48U ships with a Default AC power supply of 1100WAC and has 800W as available PoE power. The WS-C3850-12X48U is compatible with C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G and C3850-NM-2-40G Network Modules. It allows flexibility as the user can choose from a range of optional network modules.


In operation of the WS-C3850-12X48U with DC power, temperature ranges from -5 to  45 degree Celsius are optimum at about 6000 ft. When AC power is used to run the WS-C3850-12X48U¸then the same temperature range applies, but this time at about 5000 ft.

For storage, the WS-C3850-12X48U is best kept in a non-corrosive, dust free atmosphere that is from -40 to 70 degrees Celsius.


The WS-C3850-12X48U has a stacking bandwidth of 480 Gigabyte per seconds. It supports Cisco Stackpower and utilizes the Cisco IOS software SSO which provides durability. The WS-C3850-12X48U also accommodates the Cisco Stack-wise 480 technology, a premium stacking design which allows for the synchronization of all information in the stack. The WS-C3850-12X48U is designed to function in areas where resilience and quality are needed.


Technical specifications



Catalyst 3850


1100 WAC

C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, C3850-NM-2-40G

480 Gbps

4 GB

2 GB


460 Mpps

1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2

8.0 kg


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