Cisco Wireless Controller AIR-CT8510-1K-K9


AIR-CT8510-1K-K9 Overview

Cisco 8500 Series Wireless Controllers are a highly scalable and flexible platform that enables mission-critical wireless networking for enterprise and service provider deployments. AIR-CT8510-1K-K9 supports 1000 APs.

SKU: AIR-CT8510-1K-K9 Category:


Table 1 shows the Quick Specs.

Product Code AIR-CT8510-1K-K9
Description Cisco 8500 Series Wireless Controller Supporting 1000 Aps
Features (Cisco 8500 Series) – Supports 100,300, 500, 1000, 3000, or 6000 access points
– Supports up to 64,000 clients with licenses
– Supports up to 6000 branch locations (up to 2000 Cisco FlexConnect groups) with 100 access points per Flexgroup and multiple Flex-groups per remote location

– Supports up to 4096 VLANs

Interfaces – 2 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
– Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) options
– LED indicators: Network Link, Diagnostics
– 1 x service port: 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet (RJ-45)
Wireless IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11d, WMM/802.11e, 802.11h, 802.11n, 802.11k, 802.11r, 802.11u, 802.11w, 802.11ac
Dimensions (W x L x H) 17.30 x 28.00 x 1.69 in. (440.0 x 711.4 x 43.0 mm)
Net Weight 35.1 lb (15.9 kg)

Product Details

Figure 2 shows the front panel of AIR-CT8510 controller.

AIR-CT8510 Front View


Drive Bay 0 USB 1 Connector
Drive Bay 2 Optical Drive Eject Button
Video Connector Optical Drive Bay
Power Control Button and LED Drive Bay 3
USB 2 Connector Drive Bay 1

Figure 3 shows the back panel of AIR-CT8510 controller.

AIR-CT8510 Back View


10G Port 1 Video Connector
10G Port 2 Serial Connector
IMM 10/100Mbps Ethernet Port USB Connectors
Service Port Power Supply 1
HA Port Power Supply 2

– The Integrated Management Module (IMM) combines service processor functions. The IMM provides advanced service-processor control, monitoring, and alerting function. If an environmental condition exceeds a threshold or if a system component fails, the IMM lights LEDs to help you diagnose the problem, records the error in the event log, and alerts you to the problem. The IMM provides remote server management through the following industry-standard interfaces:

– Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) version 3

– Web browser

The SFP Support

Table 2 shows some recommended SFP for this wireless controller.

SFP Description
SFP-10G-LR 10GBASE-LR SFP+ Module for SMF 10 Gbps
SFP-H10GB-CU1M Cisco Direct-Attach Twinax Copper Cable Assembly with SFP+ Connectors, SFP-H10GB-CU1M
SFP-H10GB-CU3M Cisco Direct-Attach Twinax Copper Cable Assembly with SFP+ Connectors, SFP-H10GB-CU3M
SFP-H10GB-CU5M SFP-H10GB-CU5M,5M Passive Copper Twinax Cable F, Nexus,24AWG cable assembly

Compare to Similar Items

Table 3 shows the comparison of similar items.

Models AIR-CT8510-1K-K9 AIR-CT8510-3K-K9
Max Access Points with licenses 6000 6000
Max Client Support with licenses 64,000 64,000
Ports 2 x 10G SFP 2 x 10G SFP
Bundle 1000 Access Points 3000 Access Points


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