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Platform Specifications

General specifications for system features

This table lists general specifications for system features for the 5000 Series platform.

Item Specification
Transceiver modules hot swap Support for hot swap of SFP, SFP+, and QSFP+ transceiver modules
Power supply hot swap Support for hot swap of the power supplies
Jumbo frames Support for maximum Ethernet frame size of 9216 bytes and MTU of 9128 bytes
Virtual Clustered Multiprocessing™ (vCMP™) Supports provisioning and managing multiple, hosted instances of the BIG-IP software on a single hardware device
Important: Specifications are subject to change without notification.

Platform hardware specifications

This table lists hardware specifications for the 5000 Series platform.

Item Specification
Dimensions H: 1.75 inches (4.45 cm) x W: 17.0 inches (43.18 cm) x D: 21.0 inches (53.34 cm) (per unit) 1U industry standard rack-mount chassis
Weight 21.0 pounds (9.53 kg) with one power supply (per unit)

23.5 pounds (10.66 kg) with two power supplies (per unit)

  • Front mount brackets add 0.5 pounds (0.23 kg).
  • Quick install rail kit adds 5.5 pounds (2.27 kg).
Processor 1 x Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® processor
Communication interfaces 4 x 1GbE Cu RJ45 ports

8 x 10GbE SFP+ ports

1 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet Management port

1 x RJ45 console port

1 x RJ45 failover port

2 x USB 2.0 interfaces

Hard drive capacity 1 x 1 TB hard disk drive (HDD) OR

1 x 400 GB solid-state drive (SSD) (5050 Series platform only)

RAM 32 GB
AC power input requirements 1-2 x 400 W 90-240VAC, 50-60hz
DC power supply 1-2 x 300 W DC

Operating range: 40 to 72 VDC

Important: Specifications are subject to change without notification.
Important: F5® Networks only provides support for F5-branded or F5-provided optical modules.

Platform environmental operating specifications

This table lists platform environmental operating specifications.

Item Specification
Operational temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Operational relative humidity GR-63-CORE table 4-4

5% to 85% (40°C) non-condensing

5% to 90% (40°C) non-condensing for a maximum of
96 hours

Non-operational temperature -40 to 158°F (-40 to 70°C)
Non-operational relative humidity 5 to 95% (40°C) non-condensing
Important: Specifications are subject to change without notification.

5000s/5200v platform power specifications

This table lists power specifications for the 5000s/5200v platforms.

Item Single Power Supply Dual Power Supply
Typical power draw (AC power; 50% load; temp 25°C) 110VAC input: 165W

220VAC input: 165W

110VAC input: 175W

220VAC input: 175W

Typical power draw (DC power; 50% load; temp 25°C) 48VDC input: 195W 48VDC input: 200W
Maximum power draw (AC power) 90VAC input: 245W 90VAC input: 260W
Maximum power draw (DC power) 40VDC input: 260W 40VDC input: 265W
Typical heat generated (AC power) 110VAC input: 564 BTU/hour

220VAC input: 564 BTU/hour

110VAC input: 598 BTU/hour

220VAC input: 598 BTU/hour

Typical heat generated (DC power) 48VDC input: 666 BTU/hour 48VDC input: 683 BTU/hour
Maximum heat generated (AC power) 90VAC input: 836 BTU/hour 90VAC input: 888 BTU/hour
Maximum heat generated (DC power) 40VDC input: 888 BTU/hour 40VDC input: 905 BTU/hour
Important: Specifications are subject to change without notification.

5050 Series platform power specifications

This table lists power specifications for the 5050 Series platform.

Item Single Power Supply Dual Power Supply
Typical power draw (AC power; 50% load; temp 25°C) 110VAC input: 175W

220VAC input: 175W

110VAC input: 185W

220VAC input: 185W

Typical power draw (DC power; 50% load; temp 25°C) 48VDC input: 200W 48VDC input: 210W
Maximum power draw (AC power) 90VAC input: 255W 90VAC input: 270W
Maximum power draw (DC power) 40VDC input: 270W 40VDC input: 275W
Typical heat generated (AC power) 110VAC input: 595 BTU/hour

220VAC input: 595 BTU/hour

110VAC input: 630 BTU/hour

220VAC input: 630 BTU/hour

Typical heat generated (DC power) 48VDC input: 680 BTU/hour 48VDC input: 715 BTU/hour
Maximum heat generated (AC power) 90VAC input: 870 BTU/hour 90VAC input: 920 BTU/hour
Maximum heat generated (DC power) 40VDC input: 920 BTU/hour 40VDC input: 940 BTU/hour
Important: Specifications are subject to change without notification.

Safety requirements

This equipment complies with these requirements of the Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC:

EC Type Examination Certificates: Master Contract 252302
  CB Scheme  
  EN 60950-1:2006+A11:2009+A1:2010+A12:2011  
  IEC 60950-1:2005, A1:2009  
  CSA 60950-1-07, Including Amendment 1:2011  
  ANSI/UL 60950-1-2011  
Important: Specifications are subject to change without notification.

EMC requirements

USA--FCC Class A, Canada--Industry Canada Class A

This equipment complies with Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC Rules for Class A digital devices, Industry Canada ICES-003, Issue 5. Operation is subject to these two conditions:

  1. This equipment may not cause harmful interference.
  2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

European Union

This equipment complies with these requirements of the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC:

As Telecommunication Network Equipment (TNE) in Both Telecom Centers and Other than Telecom Centers per (as applicable):
Directive Required Limits
EN 300 386 V1.5.1 (2010-10)  
EN 55022:2010 Class A
EN 61000-3-2:2006+A1:2009+A2:2009  
EN 61000-3-3:2008  
EN 55024:2010  
  IEC61000-4-2 6 kV (Direct), 8 kV (Air)
  IEC61000-4-3 3 V/m 80-1000MHz, 10 V/m 800-960 MHz and 1400-2700 MHz
  IEC61000-4-4 1 kV AC and DC Power Lines, 0.5 kV Signal Lines
  IEC61000-4-5 2 kV AC Line-Gnd, 1 kV AC Line-Line and Outdoor Signal Lines, 0.5 kV Indoor Signal Lines > 10m
  IEC61000-4-6 3 V
  IEC61000-4-8  
  IEC61000-4-11  
As Information Technology Equipment (ITE) Class A per (as applicable):
EN 55022:2010 Class A
EN 61000-3-3:2008  
EN 55024:2010  
  IEC61000-4-2 4 kV (Direct), 8 kV (Air)
  IEC61000-4-3 3 V/m
  IEC61000-4-4 1 kV AC Power Lines, 0.5 kV Signal, and DC Power Lines
  IEC61000-4-5 1 kV AC Line-Line and Outdoor Signal Lines, 2 kV AC Line-Gnd, 0.5 kV DC Power Lines
  IEC61000-4-6 3 V
  IEC61000-4-8  
  IEC61000-4-11  
Important: Specifications are subject to change without notification.

Acoustic, airflow, and altitude specifications

This table lists acoustic levels, airflow movement, and operational altitude specifications for the 5000 Series platform.

Specification type Detail Units Value
Acoustic 1 Front

Back

Left

Right

Top

dBA

dBA

dBA

dBA

dBA

63

71

61

62

64

Altitude 2 Operational

Non-operational

Feet (Meters)

Feet (Meters)

6,000 (1,829)

40,000 (12,192)

Airflow 3 Open air CFM 94.8
Important: Specifications are subject to change without notification.
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