Information about WiscNet Managed Customer Premises Equipment (CPE)

WiscNet Managed

Cisco ASR920


  • Model: ASR-920-4SZ-A
  • Connectivity: 4x 10G SFP+, 2x 1G RJ45
  • Throughput: 42 Gbps
  • Power
    • Consumption
      • Max 105W
      • Typical: 75W
    • Voltage range
      • 100V–240V
    • Plug
      • C16
      • ASR920s WiscNet ships will come with two compatible 5-15P to C15 power cables
  • Dimensions: (Height x Width x Depth) 1.72 x 15.5 x 9.1 in. (43.7 x 393.7 x 231.1 mm)
  • Rack units: 1 RU
  • Operating temperature: -40ºC to +70ºC, up to 1,000 feet (300m)
  • Airflow: Front to back

Physical Ports and Status Lights

  1. Power Supply 0
  2. Power Supply 1
  3. Power Supply 0 LED
  4. Power Supply 1 LED
  5. RJ-48 slot for ToD (Time of Day)

  6. RJ-48 slot for BITS (Building Integrated Timing Source)

  7. Management Port (Ethernet)
  8. Console Port - See WiscNet Managed CPE: Console Connection
  9. Auxiliary Console
  10. RJ45 1G port 1 (Gi0/0/1)
  11. RJ45 1G port 0 (Gi0/0/0)
  12. SFP/SFP+ 1G/10G port 3 (Te0/0/2)
  13. SFP/SFP+ 1G/10G port 4 (Te0/0/3) 
  14. SFP/SFP+ 1G/10G port 5 (Te0/0/4)
  15. SFP/SFP+ 1G/10G port 6 (Te0/0/5)
  16. Alarm Port
  17. USB Console Port - See WiscNet Managed CPE: Console Connection
  18. Power Status LED
  19. USB Memory Port
    1. Allows  for the use of FAT32 formatted thumb drives
    2. Alternative method for loading firmware, configurations, etc
    3. Maximum memory supported in ROMmon is 8GB and in Cisco IOS is 16GB 
  20. System Status LED (See this link for LED error decoding)
  21. ZTP Button (Zero Touch Provisioning)

Additional Info

Cisco ASR 920 Series Aggregation Services Router Hardware Installation Guide

Cisco ME3400

ME3400 is end of life. Please see Hardware End of LIfe FAQ.

Model: ME 3400EG-2CS-A

  1. LEDs
  2. Alarm Input Port
  3. Console Port (RS232) - See WiscNet Managed CPE: Console Connection
  4. Ethernet Management Port
  5. Air Intake Vents
  6. Copper Ports 1, 2
  7. 1g SFP Ports 3, 4 (NNI)
  8. 1g SFP Ports 1, 2 (UNI/ENI)

Typical usage

  • Port 1 → Member LAN/firewall
  • Port 2 → Outbound carrier circuit (incl Badgernet)

Additional Info

Cisco ME 3400E Ethernet Access Switch Hardware Installation Guide

WiscNet on BadgerNet

In many cases the circuit will come into the Ceina box, over to a patch panel, and then to the Juniper.  

Images provided below to help identify which devices is in which role to help confirm power and link.


BadgerNet uses Junpier EX2200, EX2300, EX3400, and EX4300 devices to provide Layer2 connectivity for WiscNet on BadgerNet. These devices typically have a fiber uplink to an Optical device, listed below.


Devices used by last mile provider to provide layer1 connectivity to the Layer2 BadgerNet NTE. Device model varies by provider, examples of possibilities are below.

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