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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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LST7C06HX6E1-6-Port 100GE QSFP28 Interface Card (X6E, QSFP28)

LST7C06HX6E1-6-Port 100GE QSFP28 Interface Card (X6E, QSFP28)

Version Mapping

Table 7-470 Switch chassis and software versions matching the card

Card Name

S12700 Chassis


Supported in V200R019C00 and later versions


The LST7C06HX6E1 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 7-219 Appearance of the LST7C06HX6E1


Table 7-471 Functions of the LST7C06HX6E1



Basic function

Provides six 100GE optical ports for data transmission and switching.

Distributed forwarding

Performs concurrent data forwarding using a distributed data plane.

Hot swapping


Indicators and Ports

Figure 7-220 Indicators on the LST7C06HX6E1 panel

Table 7-472 Indicators on the LST7C06HX6E1 panel








Blinking: The port is transmitting and receiving data.

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


RUN/ALM: running status indicator


Steady on: The card has been powered on, but 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 7-221 Ports on the LST7C06HX6E1 panel


Six 100GE optical ports to transmit and receive service traffic at 40 Gbit/s or 100 Gbit/s

100GE optical port

Table 7-473 lists the attributes of a 100GE optical port.

Table 7-473 Attributes of a 100GE optical port



Connector type


Optical port attributes

Depend on the QSFP28 - QSFP28 high-speed cable (1 m, 3 m), 40GE QSFP+ Optical Modules, 100GE QSFP28 Optical Modules or QSFP+ or QSFP28 AOC cable used.

Applicable cable

QSFP+ optical module and LC optical fiber

QSFP+ optical module and MPO optical fiber (MPO-MPO or MPO-4*DLC optical fiber)

QSFP+ AOC cable

QSFP28 optical module and LC optical fiber

QSFP28 optical module and MPO optical fiber (MPO-MPO)

QSFP28 high-speed copper cable (1 m or 3 m, can only be used as a CSS cable)

QSFP28 AOC cable


Table 7-474 Specifications of the LST7C06HX6E1



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: 3.55 kg (7.83 lb)
  • Maximum power consumption: 189 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 7-475 Ordering information

Part Number

Card Description

Card Model


6-Port 100GE QSFP28 Interface Card (X6E, QSFP28)


Updated: 2019-08-19

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