The Ciena 6500 platform is used by almost all of the worlds top telcos for longhaul DWDM infrastructure. It is used for both terrestrial and submarine optical transport. It is also used extensively by social media companies and the like to provide connectivity to the hyperscale datacentre using their own private optical networks. It supports legacy TDM as well as WDM and Ethernet at 10 Gbps, 40 Gbps and 100 Gbps. Repair of Ciena 6500 equipment is provided by our repair centre. This system is commonly used in conjunction with Ciena CPL.

 

Ciena 6500
Ciena 6500 reference system in the MMX repair centre

 

MMX has the engineering capability to test, screen and repair cards belonging to the Ciena 6500 platform. The reference system is used to determine faults and to carry out post repair testing. This includes 100G card and the associated 10 x 10 Mux card with part code NTK529 which provides the 10 client side interfaces and multiplexes them for 100 G transport. Detailed test spec documents are provided to customers which set our our testing protocols including traffic testing.

 

Example Part codes from the Ciena 6500 System that are eligible for Repair

Part code Description
NTK503BDE5 19IN OPT/ELEC 18U FRT
NTK503KA 6500 7-SLOT OPTICAL TYPE2 SHEL
NTK503SA 4X10G OTR W/ENCR 4X XFP/4X SFP
NTK505DS POWER CARD 2X 50A BREAKERLESS
NTK505FBE5 MAINTENANCE INTERFACE CARD
NTK505QE POWER INPUT CARD
NTK505RA AC POWER INPUT CARD
NTK505YAE5 INTERFACE FILLER BLANK
NTK507LS FRONT EXHAUST FAN MOD
NTK507MS ACTIVFLEX 6500 REAR EXHAUST FA
NTK507PB COOLING FAN MODULE
NTK509CD 4X10G OTR W/ENCR 4X XFP/4X SFP
NTK509CNE6 6500 2-SLOT FRONT COVER
NTK509JS SHELF BRKT KIT
NTK509JT SHELF BRKT KIT, FRONT OR REAR
NTK509MS SHELF BRKT KIT
NTK509MT BRKT KIT 23″ RACK 567 C-C EIA/
NTK509NCE6 BRACKET KIT 6500 2U 567 MM CTR
NTK509NZE6 SMALL OPTICAL INSTALLATION/IRM
NTK529AA OPTICAL INTFC PRNCD
NTK529SJE5 OPT CHAN INTFC PRNCD
NTK530QE 4X10G OTR W/ENCR 4X XFP/4X SFP
NTK530QM SHELF FRONT COVER W/EXTENDED D
NTK532DA OTN FLEX MOTR 1X XFP/8X SFP CI
NTK538BK CIENA 100G MOTR WL3N ENH C-BAN
NTK539QM OCLD LINE CARD
NTK539UD 100G LINE CARD
NTK552AB SINGLE LINE AMPLIFIER
NTK552FB MIDSTAGE LN AMPLR
NTK554BAE5 OME 6500 2X OPTICAL SERVICE CH
NTK555FAE5 SP-2 DUAL CPU
NTK555NA RECTIFIER 48VDC 2000W, DONGAH
NTK555NB SHELF PROCESSOR (SPAP-2 W/2XOS
NTK583AAE6 MULTIRATE 1528.38 TO 1568.77 (
NTK583AB MULTI-RATE, FULL C-BAND TUNABL
NTK586BWE5 OC-48/STM16, OTU1, GE 1546.12N
NTK586BYE5 OC-48/STM16, OTU1, GE 1546.92N
NTK586CNE5 TRANSCEIVER FC-100/200/400/OC4
NTK588BEE5 DWDM XFP MULTIRATE
NTK589JAE6 NTK589JAE6
NTK589NCE6 DPRN TOLERANT DWDM XFP
NTK592NBE6 155MBASE OC-3C/STM-1 IR 1551 N
NTK592NPE6 OC-3/STM-1CWDM 1511NM 29DB
NTK605GA DC POWER INPUT CARD
NTK609ZXE6 OPTICAL INSTALLATION/IRM KIT
NTK615BA SWITCH FABRIC CARD
NTK642AA PKT I/F GE 48X SFP
NTK667AB PKT/OTN I/F 100G 10X XFP CIRCU

 

To discuss your needs for repair of cards belonging to the Ciena 6500 system please contact us.

MMX has no formal affiliation with Ciena in relation to repair services.

 

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