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S5700 Series Switches Hardware Description

This document provides an overall description of the S5700 hardware, helping you obtain detailed information about each chassis, card, power module, fan module, cable, and optical module.
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PCIe Cables

PCIe Cables

Appearance and Structure

The S5700 series switches can use PCIe cables as stack cables to connect stack ports on rear stack cards. Switches connected using stack cables form a logical switch to forward packets.

Figure 9-3 shows the appearance of a PCIe cable.

Figure 9-3 PCIe cable

Both ends of a PCIe cable must be covered by an ESD cap.


Table 9-2 Specifications of a PCIe cable



Cable model

1 m PCIe cable

3 m PCIe cable

This cable is available in V200R002C00 and later versions.

Connector type


Standards compliance



1.0 m

3.0 m

Applicable device models
  • S5700-SI
  • S5700-EI
  • S5710-C-LI
  • V200R002C00: S5700-52C-EI and S5700-28C-EI-24S
  • V200R003C00 and later versions:
    • S5700-SI
    • S5700-EI
Updated: 2019-08-19

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