The new 3-slot chassis (part number 6503-E) offers enhancements to support
the Cisco Catalyst 67xx series line cards.
The new 6- and 9-slot chassis (part numbers 6506-E and 6509-E) offer
enhancements that increase the overall system power capacity for
industry-leading power over Ethernet (PoE) port-density scalability. Continuing
with the Cisco Catalyst 6500 tradition of unmatched investment protection.
- The 3-slot chassis supports CEF720 line cards such as the WS-6704-10GE,
WS-6724-SFP, and WS-6748-SFP.
- The 6- and 9-slot chassis are designed to scale beyond 4000W power supply
configurations. In the future they will support 6000W power supplies.
- The minimum power supply required is 2500W or higher (AC or DC) for the 6-
and 9-slot chassis.