Supervisor Engine 32 offers a robust feature set at a low cost entry point for the wiring closet. Because it comes standard with the PFC3B, Supervisor Engine 32 offers feature consistency with the Supervisor Engine 720. Supervisor Engine 32 comes in two versions: 8×1 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP)-based ports or 2×10 GE XENPAK-based ports.
Supervisor Engine 32 requires the high-speed fan tray when operating in the Cisco Catalyst 6500 chassis. As such, a minimum of 2500W AC (in either 110V or 220V mode) or DC power supply is required for operation in a 6-, 9-, and 13-slot chassis. It requires a minimum of 950W in the 3-slot chassis. Supervisor Engine 32 also can operate in the E-Series chassis or a Cisco 7600 Series Router.
Supervisor Engine 32 can be installed in the same slots as Supervisor Engine 720:
• Slot 5 or 6 in 6-slot or 9-slot chassis
• Slot 7 or 8 in 13-slot chassis
• Slot 1 or 2 in 3-slot chassis
All classic line cards and all CEF 256 line cards (without a distributed forwarding card [DFC]) are supported at first customer shipment (FCS). Service modules and WAN cards will be supported post-FCS.