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S12700 Series Agile Switches Hardware Description

This document describes hardware components of the S12700, including the cabinet, chassis, power supply facilities, fan modules, cards, cables, and pluggable modules for interfaces. You can find useful information about S12700 hardware components from this document.

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ET1D2G48TX5E-48-port 100/1000BASE-T interface card (X5E, RJ45)

ET1D2G48TX5E-48-port 100/1000BASE-T interface card (X5E, RJ45)

Version Mapping

Table 8-132 Switch chassis and software versions matching the card

Card Name

S12700 Chassis


Supported in V200R013C00 and later versions


The ET1D2G48TX5E provides high performance, large entry sizes, and a large buffer for data switching. This card is highly integrated and has a large port density.

The ET1D2G48TX5E can be installed in:

  • Slots 01 to 04 in an S12704 chassis.
  • Slots 01 to 08 in an S12708 chassis.
  • Slots 01 to 10 in an S12710 chassis.
  • Slots 01 to 12 in an S12712 chassis.
Figure 8-68 Appearance of the ET1D2G48TX5E


The ET1D2G48TX5E provides the following functions:
  • Communicates with the MPU and works under the control of the MPU.
  • Searches for routes and destination addresses of data packets for forwarding.
  • Forwards data packets.
Table 8-133 Functions of the ET1D2G48TX5E
Function Description

Basic functions

Provides forty-eight GE electrical ports for data access and line-rate switching.

Forwarding speed

48 Gbit/s

Distributed forwarding

Performs concurrent data forwarding using a distributed data plane.

Hot swapping

The ET1D2G48TX5E is hot swappable.

Indicators and Ports

Figure 8-69 Indicators on the ET1D2G48TX5E panel

Table 8-134 Indicators on the ET1D2G48TX5E panel






LINK/ACT indicator of an upper electrical port


Steady on: A link has been established on the port.

Blinking: The port is transmitting and receiving data.


LINK/ACT indicator of a lower electrical port


RUN/ALM: running status indicator


Steady on: The card is powered on. If the indicator is steady green for no more than 30 seconds, the CPU is being started. If the indicator is steady green for more than 30 seconds, the software is not running.

Slow blinking: The card software is running properly.

Fast blinking: The card software is starting.


Steady on: The card has failed and the fault requires manual intervention.


Steady on: The card is powered off. (For example, the card has been forcibly powered off using the power off command or is about to start.)

Figure 8-70 Ports on the ET1D2G48TX5E panel

1 Forty-eight 100/1000BASE-T ports
100/1000BASE-T port

Table 8-135 describes the attributes of a 100/1000BASE-T port.

Table 8-135 100/1000BASE-T electrical port attributes
Attribute Description
Connector type RJ45
Standards compliance IEEE 802.3ab
Frame format Ethernet_II, Ethernet_SAP, Ethernet_SNAP
Network protocol IP


Table 8-136 Specifications of the ET1D2G48TX5E



Physical specifications

  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 35.1 mm x 394.7 mm x 426.8 mm (1.38 in. x 15.54 in. x 16.80 in.)
  • Weight: 3.06 kg (6.75 lb)
  • Maximum power consumption: 60 W

Environment specifications

  • Operating temperature: 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F)
  • Operating relative humidity: 5% RH to 95% RH (noncondensing)
  • Storage temperature: -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to +158°F)
  • Storage relative humidity: 5% RH to 95% RH (noncondensing)

Ordering Information

Card ordering information is subject to updates with product version upgrades. The ordering information provided in this manual is for reference only. To obtain the latest ordering information, contact Huawei switch distributors or Huawei local office.

Table 8-137 Ordering information
Part Number Card Name Card Model

48-port 100/1000BASE-T interface card (X5E, RJ45)

Updated: 2019-12-11

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