Description:   The Cisco WS-C3850-48P Switch has 48 Total Ports, a 715 WAC AC Power Supply, and a 4 GB DRAM. It also operates with a 2 GB Flash and 130.95 Mpps Forwarding Rate.

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About WS-C3850-48P

Product Overview:

The Cisco Catalyst switch WS-C3850-48P helps bring wired and wireless access together through UADP ASIC. It ensures consistent and desirable wired-wireless enforcement and visibility with the help of Cisco StackWise 480 technology. It works with RJ-45 connector, Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+), field-replaceable network modulesand fiber-based downlink interfaces.


Feature set and network modules:

WS-C3850-48P works with LAN Base Layer 2 switching feature set and has up to 255 VLANs and 1 RU. Users can choose one of the C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G and C3850-NM-4-10G network modules with this switch at the time of purchase. Five optional network modules for uplink ports are available with 3850 Series Switches.


Licensing and updates:

Users can activate and update the desired feature set using Cisco IOS depending upon the license type. Cisco Smart Net contract is needed to upgrade IP Services feature set.



This is a Stackable switch having both StackWise-480 and StackPower features.


Power Supply:

WS-C3850-48P Cisco needs AC power supply of 715WAC.


POE power capacity:


This switch has 48 PoE+ 10/100/1000 or SFP or SFP+ ports with PoE power capacity 435W which can reach up to 1535 W with an 1100W secondary Power supply.


Technical specs:

The WS-C3850-48P occupies space of 1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches or 4.45 x 44.5 x 45.0 centimeters and has a weight 17.4 pounds which equates to 7.4 kilogram.


Power Consumption

It has a power consumption of 125.35W for no traffic and 125.15W for full traffic. The weighted average stands at 124.43 Watts.


Extra Section:

On the Cisco list price, we are offering up to 75% discounts most of the times. For further details, you can take a look at the 3850 series datasheet which is also available in pdf. The eol announcement date for this product was 31st October 2016.


Technical specifications



Catalyst 3850


715 WAC

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

480 Gbps

4 GB

2 GB


130.95 Mpps

1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7

7.9 kg


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