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Last Revised: 01/28/2010

Title: TEMPEST Level I
Status: No longer produced
Category: Switch, Fast Ethernet
Manufacturer: HETRA Secure Solutions Corporation
Model: HT-53550-T1-CS
Description: The Hetra Secure Solution®s Model HT-53550-T1-CS is a TEMPEST 24-port Fast / Gigabit Ethernet fiber connectivity. The base unit comes with 24 100BASE-FX ports and 2 GBIC-based Gigabit Ethernet expansion slots. Optionally, up to two Gigabit 100BASE-SX interface Converters can be installed. The HT-53550-T1-CS Switch is plug-and-play with no user configuration requirements. Improved network performance and flexibility come from the following standard features:

BASE UNIT: The base unit is equpped as follows:

24 100BASE-FX multimode SC fiber connector ports
2GBIC-based Gigabit Ethernet expansion slots
Optional GBIC 1000BASE-SX with SC fiber connections.
Console port via RJ-45 connector toRS-232C
8,8 Gbps switching fabric
4.4 Gbps max. forwarding bandwidth (Layer 2 & 3)
2 MB memory architecture shared by all ports
64 MB DRAM and 16 MB Flash memory
8,000 MAC addresses, configurable
Standard Multilayer Software Image (SMI)
Upgraded to Enhanced SMI (EMI)
Embedded Cluster Management Suite (CM)
Internal Auto-ranging Power Supply:
100-127 / 200-240 VAC; 50-60 Hz; 65 W max

options: In addition to the base configuration, the following optional components are available:

Gigabit 1000BASE-SX Interface Converters (2 max)
Version with United Kingdom Power Cord
Version with Continental European Power Cord
Version with Danish Power Cord
Version with Italian Power Cord
Version with Australian Power Cord


Date Posted: Jan 15, 2009 | Last Modified: Jun 11, 2009 | Last Reviewed: Jun 11, 2009