ACX Series

Universal Access Routers

Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE2.0)-compliant routers enable efficient mobile backhaul and service-level agreement (SLA) backed business services with high reliability while containing OpEx.

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ACX1000ACX1100ACX2000ACX2100ACX2200ACX4000
System Throughputup to 60 Gbpsup to 60 Gbpsup to 60 Gbpsup to 60 Gbpsup to 60 Gbpsup to 60 Gbps
Interface Support8xT1/E1
8xGbE Copper
4xGbE Combo (Copper/Fiber)
8xGbE Copper
4xGbE Combo (Copper/Fiber)
16xT1/E1
8xGbE Copper (with PoE++ on two ports)
2xGbE (SFP)
2x10GbE (SFP+)
16xT1/E1
4xGbE Copper
4xGbE Combo (Copper/Fiber)
2xGbE (SFP)
2x10GbE (SFP+)
4xGbE Copper
4xGbE Combo (Copper/Fiber)
2xGbE (SFP)
2x10GbE (SFP+)
8xGbE Combo (Copper/Fiber) (with PoE++ on two ports)
2xGbE SFP
2x10GbE SFP+
2.5 RU
ETSI 300
2 MIC slots with MIC options:
6xGbE Combo (Copper or SFP)
4xCHOC3/STM-1/1xCHOC12/STM-4
16x T1/E1
Dimensions (W x H x D)17.5 x 1.75 x 9.4 in (44.5 x 4.4 x 24 cm)17.5 x 1.75 x 9.4 in (44.5 x 4.4 x 24 cm)17.5 x 1.75 x 9.4 in (44.5 x 4.4 x 24 cm)17.5 x 1.75 x 9.4 in (44.5 x 4.4 x 24 cm)17.5 x 1.75 x 9.4 in (44.5 x 4.4 x 24 cm)17.5 x 4.375 x 9.25 in (44.5 x 11 x 23.5 cm)
Maximum Weight6.5 lb (2.94 kg)7.8 lb (3.54 kg)8.3 lb (3.77 kg)8.3 lb (3.77 kg)8.3 lb (3.77 kg)23.8 lb (10.82 kg) (Fully configured 2 PSU, 2MICs)
Power (DC)-48V telco nominal or
-60V telco nominal or
+24 VDC nominal
-48V telco nominal or
-60V telco nominal or
+24 VDC nominal
-48V telco nominal or
-60V telco nominal or
+24 VDC nominal
-48V telco nominal or
-60V telco nominal or
+24 VDC nominal
-48V telco nominal or
-60V telco nominal or
+24 VDC nominal
-48V telco nominal or
-60V telco nominal or
+24 VDC nominal
Power (AC)N/A90 to 240 V ACN/A90 to 240 V AC90 to 240 V AC90 to 240 Volt AC
Power Draw50 W35 W (ACX1100-AC)
40 W (ACX1100-DC)
70W plus PoE++ power60W (ACX2100-AC)
80W (ACX2100-DC)
60W (ACX2200-AC)
80W (ACX2200-DC)
150W w/o MICs; 45W for each MIC; 65W for each PoE++ port
Humidity95% RH noncondensing95% RH noncondensing95% RH noncondensing95% RH noncondensing95% RH noncondensing95% RH noncondensing
Noise level0dB (acoustic noise) (negligible - only passive cooling is used)0dB (acoustic noise) (negligible - only passive cooling is used)0dB (acoustic noise) (negligible - only passive cooling is used)0dB (acoustic noise) (negligible - only passive cooling is used)0dB (acoustic noise) (negligible - only passive cooling is used)33dBA at 27 degrees ambient temperature
Operating Temperature-40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C)-40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C)-40° to 149° F (-40° to 65° C)-40° to 149° F (-40° to 65° C)-40° to 149° F (-40° to 65° C)-40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C)
  • ACX1000

    ACX1000 Universal Access Router offers an entry-level configuration and is ideal for cabinet and tower deployment.

  • ACX1100

    ACX1100 Universal Access Router is an Ethernet-only configuration, ideal for external cabinet or tower installation.

  • ACX2000

    ACX2000 Universal Access Router is a versatile access platform that is 10GbE capable with 16 T1/E1 interfaces.

  • ACX2100

    The ACX2100 Universal Access Router is a fixed port configuration and 10GbE capable with more SFP ports.

  • ACX2200

    ACX2200 is a hardened, Ethernet-only high capacity router optimized for LTE and LTE-A.

  • ACX4000

    ACX4000 Universal Access Router carries two modular interface cards, making it versatile for any deployment.

  • Optimized for mobile backhaul

    Mobile subscriber experience is enhanced through high-bandwidth, high availability IP/MPLS transport services from radio access network (RAN) to core.

  • Operationally efficient

    Seamless MPLS minimizes operational overhead; zero touch deployment reduces operational cost.

  • Hardware-based high precision timing

    Proven Synchronous Ethernet and IEEE 1588-2008 clocking technologies provide the industry’s highest quality of experience and meet the strictest LTE-Advanced requirements.

  • Temperature-hardened and space-efficient

    Temperature-hardening, fanless cooling, and small form-factor design makes them ideal for use cases demanding high availability operation in extreme environments.

  • SDN-ready

    Built-in service engine allows new levels of data and control plane programmability in an open and flexible environment.

ACX Series Routers Provide Reliable, Hardened Mobile Backhaul