• SPA-1XCHSTM1/OC3 is a Cisco Router Shared Port Adapter.


Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

High performance routers built to serve demanding edge markets


Edge networks serve billions of devices with low-latency services. You need feature rich routers that economically scale with bandwidth demand.The ASR 9000 series is your edge routing device capable of supporting the application performance required to power 5G service needs.



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Product compatibility · Cisco 7600 Series Routers

· Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers

· Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routers

Minimum software version · Cisco 7600 Series Routers: Cisco IOS® Software Release 15.4(2)S and Cisco IOS XE Software Release

· Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers with Cisco IOS XE Software Releases 3.12.0,3.11.2, and 3.10.3

· Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routers with Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.2.0

Protocols Serial encapsulations:

· High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC)

· Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), RFC 1662

· Frame Relay, RFC 1490

Multilink support (bundle limit dependent on number of links per bundle; maximum of 12 links per bundle):

· Multilink PPP (MLPPP), RFC 1990

· Link fragmentation and interleaving (LFI) over Frame Relay (FRF.12) and MLPPP

Networking protocols:

· IPv4/IPv6

Cards, ports, and slots 1 port
Connectivity OC-3/STM-1 Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) optics module (refer to optical parameters in Table 2)
Features and functions Up to 84 T1 (or 3 T3) or 63 E1 (or 3 E3) ports

Up to 1022 n x DS-0 channels (where n is 1 to 24) with no T3 ports configured

Up to 400 n x DS-0 channels (where n is 1 to 24) with one or more T3 ports configured

Support for Channelized OC-3 to T1, Channelized STM-1 to E1, clear channel T3/E3, subrate T3/E3, full-rate T1, clear channel E1, and Channelized T1/E1

SONET multiplexing:

· OC-3 <-> STS-3 <-> STS-1 <-> VTG <-> VT1.5 <-> T1 <-> N x DS-0

· OC-3 <-> STS-3 <-> STS-1 <-> T3 <-> T1 <-> N x DS-0

· OC-3 <-> STS-3 <-> STS-1 <-> T3

· OC-3 <-> STS-3 <-> STS-1 <-> T3 <-> E1 <-> n x DS-0

SDH multiplexing:

· STM-1 <-> AUG <-> AU-4 <-> VC-4 <-> TUG-3 <-> TUG-2 <-> TU-12 <-> VC-12 <-> E1 <-> n x DS-0

· STM-1 <-> AUG <-> AU-4 <-> VC-4 <-> TUG-3 <-> TU-3 <-> VC-3 <-> T3/E3

· Internal or line-derived (loop) clocking, independently selectable on each T1 or E1 tributary

Loopback capabilities:

· Local and remote loopback at the T3/T1 level

· Network loopback at the STM-1/OC-3, T3/E3, and T1/E1 levels

· Response to embedded loopback commands

· Insertion of loopback commands into transmitted signal

· Bit error rate testing (BERT) pattern generation and detection per channel

· Programmable pseudorandom pattern up to 32 bits in length

· T3/E3: All 0s, all 1s, 215, 220, 220 QRSS, 223, alternating 0s and 1s, 1-in-8, and 3-in-24

· T1/E1: All 0s, all 1s, 211, 215, 220, 220 QRSS, 223, alternating 0s and 1s, 1-in-8, and 3-in-24

· 32-bit error-count and bit-count registers

· Detection of test patterns with bit error rates up to 10-2

· 24-hour history maintained for error statistics and failure counts, at 15-minute intervals

· 16- and 32-bit cyclic redundancy check (CRC); 16-bit default

SONET/SDH-specific features:

· Compliance with G.707, G.783, G.784, G.957, G.958, and GR-253

· Supported SONET/SDH alarm and signal events:

◦   Signal failure bit error rate (SF-BER)

◦   Signal degrade bit error rate (SD-BER)

◦   Signal label payload construction (C2)

◦   Path trace byte (J1)

· Section

◦   Loss of signal (LoS)

◦   Loss of frame (LoF)

◦   Error counts for B1


· Line alarm indication signal (LAIS)

· Line remote defect indication (LRDI)

· Line remote error indication (LREI)

· Error counts for B2


· Path alarm indication signal (PAIS)

· Path remote defect indication (PRDI)

· Path remote error indication (PREI)

· Error counts for B3

· Loss of pointer (LOP)

· New pointer events (NEWPTR)

· Positive stuffing event (PSE)

· Negative stuffing event (NSE)

· Path unequipped indication signal (PUNEQ)

· Path payload mismatch indication signal (PPLM)

T3-specific features:

· Channelized T3 with 28 DS-1 lines or 21 E1 lines multiplexed into a T3

· Unchannelized T3 supporting subrate and scrambling formats for Digital Link, ADC/Kentrox, Larscom, Adtran, and Verilink data service units (DSUs)

· C-bit or M23/M13 framing

· Maintenance data link (MDL)

· T3 far-end alarm and control (FEAC) channel support

· Alarm monitoring

· Alarm indication signal (AIS)

· Out of frame (OOF)

· Far-end receive failure (FERF)

· Performance data collection:

◦   Framing bit errors (FERR) (F- or M-bit errors)

◦   P-bit error counts (path-parity errors)

◦   C-bit error counts

◦   Far-end block error (FEBE) counts

E3-specific features:

· G.751 framing

· Alarm monitoring




· Performance data collection:

◦   Framing pattern errors

◦   BIP-8 error counts (path-parity errors)

◦   FEBE counts

· T1-specific features:

◦   D4 Super Frame (SF) or Extended Super Frame (ESF) framing

◦   ANSI T1.403 and AT&T TR 54016 Facility Data Link (FDL) support

◦   Alarm monitoring

◦   AIS

◦   OOF

◦   Far-end alarm failure (yellow or distant alarm)

Performance data collection:

· CRC/bit errors

· Framing bit errors

· Line errored seconds

· Far-end errored seconds

· Far-end severely errored seconds

· Far-end unavailable seconds

E1-specific features:

· CRC4 or non-CRC4 framing in conformance with ITU-T G.703 and G.704

· Alarm monitoring



· Remote alarm indication (RAI)

· Performance data collection

· CRC/bit errors

· Framing bit errors


Reliability and availability OIR

Field-replaceable SFP optics modules

Support for both 1 + 1 SONET Automatic Protection Switching (APS) and SDH Linear Multiplexer Section Protection (MSP) protocols

Single SPA software reset


RFC 2495 MIB (T1/E1)

RFC 2496 MIB (T3/E3)

Network management Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Physical specifications Weight: 0.75 lb (0.34 kg)

Height: 0.8 in. (2.03 cm)

Width: 6.75 in. (17.15 cm)

Depth: 7.28 in. (18.49 cm)

Regulatory compliance CE marking

Safety: UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, IEC/EN 60825 Laser Safety, AS/NZS 60950, FDA Code of Federal Regulations Laser Safety

EMC: FCC Part 15 Class A, ICES 003 Class A, AS/NZS 3548 Class A, CISPR 22 Class B (up to 1GHz), EN55022 Class B (up to 1GHz), VCCI Class A, BSMI Class A, EN 300 386 Telecommunications Network Equipment (EMC), EN50082-1/EN61000-6-1 Generic Immunity Standard, EN55022 Information Technology Equipment (Emissions), EN55024 Information Technology Equipment (Immunity), IEC/EN61000-3-2 Power Line Harmonics, IEC/EN61000-3-3 Voltage Fluctuations and Flicker, IEC/EN61000-4-2 Electrostatic Discharge Immunity (8kV contact, 15kV air), IEC/EN61000-4-3 Radiated Immunity (10V/m), IEC/EN61000-4-4 Electrical Fast Transient Immunity (2kV power, 1kV signal), IEC/EN61000-4-5 Surge AC Port (4kV CM, 2kV DM), IEC/EN61000-4-5 Surge Signal Port (1kV), IEC/EN61000-4-5 Surge DC Port (1kV), IEC/EN61000-4-6 Immunity to Conducted Disturbances (10Vrms), IEC/EN61000-4-8 Power Frequency Magnetic Field Immunity (30A/m), IEC/EN61000-4-11 Voltage Dips, Short Interruptions, and Voltage Variations, GR-1089-CORE NEBS EMC and Safety, GR-63-CORE NEBS Physical Protection, SR-3580 NEBS Criteria Levels (Level 3)

Telecom (OC3): GR-253

Telecom (STM-1): G.783, G.957

Environmental Specifications Operating temperature: 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)

Storage temperature: -38 to 150°F (-40 to 70°C)

Operating humidity: 5 to 85% relative humidity

Storage humidity: 5 to 95% relative humidity

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