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Redundant-power-supply support on the Cisco Catalyst Express 500 Series switches


The Cisco RPS 675 Redundant Power System supports the Cisco Catalyst Express 500-24PC only. It does not support the Cisco Catalyst Express 500-24TT, the Catalyst Express 500-24LC, or the Catalyst Express 500G-12TC.

Note: RPS 300 is not supported on Cisco Catalyst 500 switches.

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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life of the Cisco Redundant Power System 675 (RPS 675)

EOS and EOL Notice for Cisco Redundant Power System 675 (RPS 675)

Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco Redundant Power System 675 (RPS 675). The last day to order the Cisco RPS 675 is October 15, 2007. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through October 13, 2012.

Recommended Migration

Cisco recommends that customers migrate to the Cisco Redundant Power System 2300, which provides new and enhanced functionality, including:

Active backup power for up to two routers and switches with Class 3 Power over Ethernet (PoE) on 48 ports
Additional management and configuration capabilities
Hot insertion of external devices and power supplies
The Cisco RPS 2300 supports all the Cisco Catalyst Switches supported by the Cisco RPS 675.


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