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Netgear AX742
Prosafe™ 24Gbps Stacking Kit

Stacking kit for M5300 series rear I/O bays

AX742 Stacking Kit is cost-effective preferred method for local Virtual Chassis Stacking using both rear I/O bays. When some switches are distant, affordable SFP+ (AX743) and 10GBase-T (AX745) I/O modules allow for fiber or copper distant connections, still leveraging rear bays zero-touch stacking functionality.


For deployment convenience, M5300 series two rear I/O bays are pre-configured for stacking mode in factory default settings, allows for zero-touch stacking as soon as back connectivity is detected.
Copper, fibre can be mixed and matched for stacking interconnect.
One AX742 Stacking Kit per M5300 switch for local, dual ring topology
AX742 is a bundle: 2 CX4 I/O modules AX744 + 1 stacking CX4 cable (1m - 3.3 ft)
Latest IEEE 802.3ak 10GBASE-CX4 specifications (infiniband)
Each I/O module half-duplex speed is 12 Gbps (24 Gbps full duplex) with 1m cable
Dual ring stacking interconnect is 48 Gbps per switch (384 Gbps per stack) when one AX742 kit per switch (two I/O modules)
Longer cable may be used (standard infiniband CX4 cable)

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£241.13 Inc Vat.
ProSafe 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ I/O Module

The AX743 module is built to insert into any one of the high-speed module bays found on ProSafe GSM73xxS (4 optional bays) and GSM73xxSv2 (2 optional bays). Once inserted, the AX743 adapter module can then be utilized with standard 10 Gigabit SFP+ GBICs for fibre connectivity at 10 Gbps speeds. Specifically, this adapter module accommodates the ProSafe AXM761 SFP+ GBIC 10GBASE-SR LC "Short Reach" or ProSafe AXM762 SFP+ GBIC 10GBASE-LR LC "Long Reach". The AX743 is hot-swappable at any time into the switch and provides hot-swappable installation or removal of standard 10 GE SFP+ GBICs.

1 port 10 Gigabit SFP+ for M5300 series rear I/O bays
Compliant with 10-GbE SFP+ fibre optics (GBICs) MSA
Supports passive Direct Attach copper cables (10GSFP+Cu)
Allows for distant (fibre) stacking or uplinks

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£238.21 Inc Vat.
1 port 10 Gigabit RJ45 for M5300 series rear I/O bays

M5300 series provides largest 10 Gigabit choice for uplinks with SFP+ ports for fibre optic or short, low-latency copper DAC cables; 10GBase-T ports for legacy Cat6 RJ45 short connections (up to 50m) and Cat6A connections up to 100m; CX4 for legacy 802.3ak infiniband wiring.


1 port 10 Gigabit RJ45 for M5300 series rear I/O bays
Compliant with 10GBase-T (IEEE 802.3an-2006) standard
Supports 100Mbps, 1000Mbps speeds
Supports 10GbE speed up to 100m (328 ft) with Cat6A RJ45 or better
Supports 10GbE speed up to 30m (98 ft) with legacy Cat6 RJ45
Allows for local (copper) stacking or uplinks

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£259.69 Inc Vat.
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