Cisco CAB-SS-449FC Cables Serial Cable 10 Feet
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Why CAB-SS-449FC Cisco RS 449 Smart Serial 10 Refurbished is the best?

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Short Description:
CAB-SS-449FC RS 449 Cable DCE Female to Smart Serial 10 Feet Copper Network Cable | Made by Cisco | Refurbished

Interface Types of This Product: Serial Cable 10 Feet

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We are giving specifications below, why one should consider procuring Cisco 10 Feet Serial Cable Cables features, a general overview, description, performance specification, relevant images, a competitive price infographic, and technical information about the CAB-SS-449FC model with compatibility.

Features and specifications

The CAB-SS-449FC is a Cisco RS-449 smart serial 10 feet network cable. Here are its features and specifications:


  • 10 feet long cable
  • RS-449 smart serial connectors on both ends
  • Designed for use with Cisco routers and switches
  • Provides high-speed connectivity between devices
  • Supports data transfer rates of up to 8 Mbps
  • Flexible and durable cable construction


  • Cable Type: RS-449 Smart Serial
  • Cable Length: 10 feet (3.05 meters)
  • Connector on First End: 1 x RS-449 Smart Serial
  • Connector on Second End: 1 x RS-449 Smart Serial
  • Conductor: Copper
  • Cable Color: Blue
  • Compatibility: Cisco routers and switches with RS-449 Smart Serial interfaces

Configuration and management

The CAB-SS-449FC is a Cisco Smart Serial cable that connects devices with RS-449 interfaces. This cable has a length of 10 feet and is used for network connectivity. Configuration and management of the CAB-SS-449FC cable can be done by following the steps below:

  • Ensure that the cable is compatible with your devices. Check the device manuals or contact the manufacturer to confirm compatibility.
  • Connect one end of the cable to the RS-449 interface on one device and the other end to the RS-449 interface on the other device.
  • Configure the devices for communication using the cable. This may involve configuring the baud rate, parity, data bits, and stop bits to match the settings on the other device.
  • Verify that the devices are communicating by checking for connectivity and testing the connection.
  • If there are any issues with the connection, troubleshoot the cable and devices to identify and resolve the problem.

To manage the cable, ensure that it is properly stored and protected when not in use. Avoid bending or twisting the cable excessively as this can damage the wiring inside. Regularly inspect the cable for signs of wear or damage and replace it if necessary.

Troubleshooting common issues

The Cisco RS 449 Smart Serial cable, also known as CAB-SS-449FC, is a type of network cable that is commonly used to connect networking devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls. Like any other network cable, it can experience a range of issues that can prevent it from functioning properly. Here are some common issues that you may encounter when using a CAB-SS-449FC cable and some troubleshooting tips:

  • Connection issues: The cable may fail to establish a connection between the devices, which could be due to a loose or damaged connector. Ensure that both ends of the cable are securely plugged in, and try using another cable to test the connection.
  • Signal loss: If the cable is too long or there are too many connectors in the cable run, signal loss can occur, which can result in poor network performance. Use a shorter cable or a cable with fewer connectors to minimize signal loss.
  • Compatibility issues: Not all devices are compatible with RS-449 connectors, which could result in connection issues. Check the device specifications to ensure that it supports RS-449 connectors before using this cable.
  • Cable damage: The cable may be damaged due to wear and tear or improper handling. Check for any visible signs of damage such as kinks, cuts, or frayed wires. If there is any damage, replace the cable.
  • Incorrect pinout: RS-449 cables have a specific pinout that must be followed, or the cable will not function properly. Double-check the pinout configuration to ensure that it matches the device's specifications.
  • Power issues: Some devices may require external power to operate properly. Check if the device requires power and ensure that it is connected to a power source.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc
  • Manufacturer Part Number: CAB-SS-449FC
  • Brand Name: Cisco
  • Product Name: Smart Serial Cable
  • Product Type: Network Cable

Technical Information

  • Cable Length: 10 ft
  • Connector on First End: 1 x 26-pin HD-26 Male RS-449 Serial
  • Connector on Second End: 1 x DB-37 Female RS-449 Serial
  • Conductor: Copper


  • Compatibility-Cisco 4-port serial shared port adapter
  • Cisco WAN interface cards
  • WIC-2T
  • WIC-2A/S

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.

Serial cables are mostly used for data transfer between two devices using a serial communication protocol. The type of connectors at the ends of these cables depends on the specific applications. Because of that, there are different types of serial cables in the market. That means you need to pay close attention to the connector type before making any purchase.

What is the Maximum Serial Cable Length?

There is no straightforward answer to this question because there are different factors you have to consider. The first one is the characteristics of your signal transmitter and receiver. Secondly, you have to consider the baud rate and electrical characteristics such as impedance and capacitance. All these factors influence the distance that the signal travels. And if unnecessarily long cables are used, the signal can be lost.

DTE to DCE Serial Cables

The DTE and DCE are acronyms for data terminal equipment and data communication equipment, respectively. The cables have a 9-25 pin connector on one end and a 25-25 pin connector on the other end. They are usually used for interfacing computers and modem cards where the computer is the DTE and the modem card the DCE.

Null-Modem Serial Cables

This involves the use of a null-modem configuration where two DTE devices are connected together. Three main types of null-modem cables exist depending on the pin connectors. You can find 9-9, 9-25, or 25-25 pin connectors. This configuration requires a null-modem adapter.

Other Serial Cable Types

Apart from the serial cables mentioned, there is also another category DCE to Smart Serial and DTE to Smart Serial cables. You can also find an ethernet to USB serial cable for specialized applications. If you need any of these cable types, then you can contact us at ALLHDD. We have up to 10 feet serial cable for your application.


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