Cisco Alarm Interface Controller - network Product Details
The AIC-I card enables the monitoring and event reporting of environmental conditions at remote facilities, and provides the ability to activate remote systems, such as warning lights and sirens, and secondary-power-generation equipment. The Cisco ONS 15454 AIC-I equipped SONET/ANSI shelf assembly will support up to 16 shelf-terminated alarm inputs and up to four shelf-terminated, Form-A output contact closures with expansion capability to 32 inputs and 16 outputs with the use of an optional rear-chassis external Alarm Expansion Panel (AEP). The Cisco ONS 15454 AIC-I equipped SDH/ETSI shelf assembly will support 16 shelf-terminated alarm inputs and four shelf-terminated alarm outputs via the MIC-A/P FMEC card. The alarm inputs are provided for contact activation, severity, and alarm description.
The voltage monitoring function enables the user to proactively determine the health of the input power source to the Cisco ONS 15454 SONET. The AIC-I will enable the reporting and alarming of voltage threshold crossings, providing visibility into network changes.
The AIC-I data channels feature enables the use of SONET overhead bandwidth for the creation of data links for the network administrator's use, such as a data communication network for remote management data. The Cisco ONS 15454 AIC-I equipped system allows up to four point-to-point circuits to be created using the SONET/SDH overhead bytes. Two circuits are provisioned using the F1 byte in the Section/Regenerator Section overhead, each providing a 64 kbps data channel. The mechanical interface for these channels is via two RJ-11 connectors located on the faceplate of the AIC-I card. The remaining two circuits are provisioned over the D4-D12 bytes in the Line/Multiplex Section overhead, providing 576 kbps data channels. The mechanical interface to these channels is via two RJ-45 connectors located on the faceplate of the AIC-I card.
The AIC-I orderwire feature enables the craft technicians to communicate between network elements via bandwidth dedicated on the SONET/SDH overhead bytes. The voice channels use the E1 and E2 bytes of the SONET section overhead (SOH)/SDH regenerator section overhead (RSOH) and SONET line overhead (LOH)/SDH multiplex section overhead, respectively. The AIC-I card accepts the input from a standard telephone or technician telephone test set and encodes the voice channel using A-Law or Mu-Law pulse code modulation (PCM). Each AIC-I card can be provisioned with a four-digit station number for selective card-to-card connection calling. A built-in call buzzer and LED are provided to alert the craft technician to an incoming call.
Device Type: Network monitoring device
Width: 0.7 in
Depth: 9 in
Height: 12.6 in
Weight: 1.54 lbs
Form Factor: Plug-in module
Connectivity Technology: Wired
Data Link Protocol: SONET/SDH
Status Indicators: Alarm
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces: 4 x network - RJ-11 ¦ 2 x network - RJ-45
Compatible Slots: 1 x expansion slot
Compliant Standards: ETSI, CSA, EN 60950, UL 1950, IEC 60950
Pricing Type: Refurbished
Min Operating Temperature: -40 °F
Max Operating Temperature: 149 °F
Humidity Range Operating: 5 - 95%
Designed For: Cisco ONS 15454
Manufactured by: Cisco
Warranty provided by: Cisco
UPC No: 00020356275051
Mfg Part No: 15454E-AIC-I-RF
Shipping Weight: 1.0000 pound(s)
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