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Original Part No : CISCO1941W-A/K9

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    Product Overview

    Cisco® 1941 builds on the best-in-class offering of the existing Cisco 1841 Integrated Services Routers by offering 2 models - Cisco 1941 and Cisco 1941W. In addition to the support of a wide range of wireless and wired connectivity options supported on Cisco 1941 Series, Cisco 1941W offers integration of IEEE 802.11n access point which is backwards compatible with IEEE 802.11a/b/g access points.

    All Cisco 1900 Series Integrated Services Routers offer embedded hardware encryption acceleration, optional firewall, intrusion prevention, and application services. In addition, the platforms support the industries widest range of wired and wireless connectivity options such as T1/E1, xDSL, 3G, 4G LTE, and GE.

    Figure 1.      Cisco 1941 Integrated Services Router


    Key Business Benefits

    The Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR G2) routers provide superior services integration and agility. Designed for scalability, the modular architecture of these platforms enables you to grow and adapt with your business needs.

    Table 1 lists the business benefits of the Cisco 1900.

    Table 1.       Key Features and Benefits of the Cisco 1941 Integrated Services Router Series



    Service Integration

    ●  The Cisco 1941 Series offer increased levels of services integration with data, security, wireless, and mobility services enabling greater efficiencies cost savings.

    Services on Demand

    ●  A single Cisco IOS® Software Universal image is installed on each ISR G2. The Universal image contains all of the Cisco IOS technology sets which can be activated with a software license. This allows your business to quickly deploy advanced features without downloading a new IOS image. Additionally, larger default memory is included to support the new capabilities.
    ●  The Cisco Services Ready Engine (SRE) enables a new operational model which allows you to reduce capital expenditures (CapEx) and deploy a variety of application services as needed on a single integrated compute services module.

    High Performance with Integrated Services

    ●  The Cisco 1900 Series enables deployment in high speed WAN environments with concurrent services enabled up to 25 Mbps.
    ●  Multi-Gigabit Fabric enables high bandwidth module to module communication without compromising routing performance.

    Network Agility

    ●  Designed to address customer business requirements, Cisco 1941 Series with the modular architecture, offers performance range of modular interfaces and services as your network needs grow.
    ●  Modular interfaces offer increased bandwidth, a diversity of connection options, and network resiliency.

    Energy Efficiency

    ●  The Cisco 1941 Series architecture provides energy savings features that include the following:
    ◦   The Cisco 1900 Series offers intelligent power management and allows the customer to control power to the modules based on the time of day. Cisco EnergyWise technology will be supported in the future.
    ◦   Services integration and modularity on a single platform performing multiple functions, optimizes raw materials consumption and energy usage.
    ◦   Platform flexibility and ongoing development of both hardware and software capabilities lead to a longer product lifecycle, lowering all aspects of the total cost of ownership, including materials and energy use.
    ◦   High efficiency power supplies are provided with each platform.

    Investment Protection

    ●  The Cisco 1941 Series maximizes investment protection by supporting:
    ◦   Reuse of a broad array of existing modules supported on the original Integrated Services Routers provides a lower cost of ownership.
    ◦   Rich set of Cisco IOS Software features carried forward from the original Integrated Services Routers and delivered in the universal image.
    ◦   Flexibility to grow as your business needs evolve.

    Architecture and Modularity

    The Cisco 1941 Series is architected to meet the application demands of today’s branch offices with design flexibility for future applications. The modular architecture is designed to support expanding customer requirements, increased bandwidth, and fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoE (ePoE). Table 2 lists the architectural features and benefits of the Cisco 1941 Series.

    Table 2.       Architectural Features and Benefits

    Architectural Feature


    Modular Platform

    ●  The Cisco 1941 Series ISR are highly modular platforms with multiple module slots to provide connectivity and services for varied branch network requirements.
    ●  The ISRs offer an industry-leading breadth of LAN and WAN connectivity options through modules to accommodate field upgrades to future technologies without requiring replacement of the platform.


    ●  The Cisco 1941 Series is powered by high-performance multi-core processors that support growing demands of branch office networks by supporting high throughput WAN requirements.

    MultiGigabit Fabric

    ●  The Cisco 1941 introduces an innovative MultiGigabit Fabric (MGF) which allows for efficient module to module communication, enabling direct services interactions across modules while reducing the overhead on the router processor.

    Embedded IPSec VPN Hardware Acceleration

    ●  Embedded hardware encryption acceleration is enhanced to provide higher scalability, which, combined with an optional Cisco IOS Security license, enables WAN link security and VPN services (IPSec acceleration).
    ●  The onboard encryption hardware out-performs the Advanced Integration Modules of previous generations.

    Integrated Gigabit Ethernet Ports

    ●  All onboard WAN ports are 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet WAN routed ports .

    Innovative universal-serial-bus (USB)-based console access

    ●  A new, innovative, mini-B USB console port supports management connectivity when traditional serial ports are not available.
    ●  The traditional console and auxiliary ports are also available. Either the USB-based console or the RJ-45-based console port can be used to configure the router.

    Optional Integrated Power Supply for Distribution of Power Over Ethernet (PoE)

    ●  An optional upgrade to the internal power supply provides in-line power (802.3af-compliant Power-over-Ethernet [PoE] and Cisco standard inline power) to optional integrated switch modules.

    Integrated Wireless LAN

    ●  The Cisco 1941 offers a secure integrated access point in a single device.
    ●  Integrated access point is based on the IEEE 802.11n draft 2.0 standard that uses MIMO (Multi-Input, Multiple-output) to improve coverage for existing 802.11a/b/g clients and new 802.11n clients.
    ●  The Cisco 1941 supports dual radios - 802.11 b/g/n and 802.11a/n and is capable of operating in both autonomous and unified modes.

    Modularity Features and Benefits

    The Cisco 1941 provides significantly enhanced modular capabilities (refer to Table 2) offering investment protection for customers. Most of the modules available on previous generations of Cisco routers, such as the Cisco 1841 ISR, are supported on the Cisco 1941. Additionally, modules used on the Cisco 1941 can easily be interchanged with other Cisco routers to provide maximum investment protection. Taking advantage of common interface cards across a network greatly reduces the complexity of managing inventory requirements, implementing large network rollouts, and maintaining configurations across a variety of branch-office sizes.

    A complete list of supported modules is available at

    Table 3.       Modularity - Features and Benefits



    Cisco Enhanced High Speed WAN Interface Card (EHWIC)


    ●  The EHWIC slot replaces the high-speed WAN interface card (HWIC) slot and can natively support HWICs, WAN interface cards (WICs), wireless WAN 3G/4G LTE, voice interface cards (VICs), and voice/WAN interface cards (VWICs).
    ●  Two integrated EHWIC slots are available on the Cisco 1941 for flexible configurations for support of two modules: One double wide HWIC-D or single wide EHWIC/HWIC module and a second single wide E-HIC/HWIC module are supported.
    ●  Each HWIC Slot offers high data throughput capability.
    ◦   Up to 1.6 Gbps aggregate towards the router processor.
    ◦   Up to 2 Gbps aggregate to other module slots over MultiGigabit Fabric (MGF).

    Cisco Internal Services Module (ISM)


    ●  A single ISM Slot provides flexibility to integrate intelligent services modules that do not require interface ports.
    ●  ISM replaces the Advanced Integration Module (AIM) slot; existing AIM modules are not supported in the ISM slot.
    ●  Each ISM Slot offers high data throughput capability.
    ◦   Up to 4 Gbps aggregate towards the router processor.
    ◦   Up to 2 Gbps aggregate to other module slots over MultiGigabit Fabric (MGF).
    ●  Power to ISM slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco EnergyWise framework, allowing organizations to reduce energy consumption in their network infrastructure. Full EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases.

    Note: The Cisco 1941 cannot have ISM and WLAN on the same chassis. Please refer to ordering information for WLAN SKUs.

    Compact Flash Slots

    ●  Two external Compact Flash slots are available on the Cisco 1941. Each slot can support high-speed storage densities upgradeable to 4GB in density.

    USB 2.0 Ports

    ●  Two high-speed USB 2.0 ports are supported. The USB ports enable another mechanism secure token capabilities and storage.

    Cisco IOS Software

    The Cisco 1941 Series Integrated Services Routers deliver innovative technologies running on industry-leading Cisco IOS Software. Developed for wide deployment in the world’s most demanding enterprise, access, and service provider networks, Cisco IOS Software Release 15 M & T provides support for a comprehensive portfolio of Cisco technologies, including new functionality and features delivered in Releases 12.4 and 12.4T, and new innovations that span multiple technology areas, including security, voice, high availability, IP Routing and Multicast, quality of service (QoS), IP Mobility, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), VPNs, and embedded management.

    Cisco IOS Software Licensing and Packaging

    A single Cisco IOS Universal image encompassing all functions is delivered with the platforms. You can enable advanced features by activating a software license on the Universal image. In previous generations of access routers, these feature sets required you to download a new software image. Technology packages and feature licenses, enabled through the Cisco software licensing infrastructure, simplify software delivery and decrease the operational costs of deploying new features.

    Four major technology licenses are available on the Cisco 1941 Series Integrated Services Routers; you can activate the licenses through the Cisco software activation process identified at

    ●   IP Base: This technology package is available as default

    ●   Security (SEC) or Security with No Payload Encryption (SEC-NPE)

    ●   AppX: This license includes the DATA license feature set, Application Visibility and Control (AVC), and Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS).

    For additional information and details about Cisco IOS Software licensing and packaging on Cisco 1941 Series Integrated Services Routers, please visit

    Key Branch Office Services

    The Cisco Integrated Services Routers are industry-leading routers that offer unprecedented levels of services integration. Designed to meet the requirements of the branch office, these platforms provide a complete solution with voice, security, mobility, and data services. Businesses enjoy the benefit by deploying a single device that meets all their needs and save on capital and operational expenses.

    Integrated Network Security for Data and Mobility

    Security is essential to protect a business’ intellectual property while also ensuring business continuity and providing the ability to extend the corporate workplace to employees who need anytime, anywhere access to company resources. As part of the Cisco' SAFE architectural framework that allows organizations to identify, prevent, and adapt to network security threats - the Cisco 1900 Series Integrated Services Routers facilitate secure business transactions and collaboration.

    The Cisco IOS Software Security technology package license for the Cisco 1900 Series offers a wide array of common security features such as advanced application inspection and control, threat protection, and encryption architectures for enabling more scalable and manageable VPN networks in one solution set. The Cisco 1941 Series offers native hardware-based encryption acceleration to provide greater IPSec throughput with less overhead for the router processor when compared with software-based encryption solutions.

    Cisco Integrated Services Routers offer a comprehensive and adaptable security solution for branch-office routers that include features such as:

    ●   Secure connectivity: Secure collaborative communications with Group Encrypted Transport VPN (GETVPN), Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN), or Enhanced Easy VPN.

    ●   Integrated threat control: Respond to sophisticated network attacks and threats using Cisco IOS Firewall, Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewall, IOS IPS, IOS Content Filtering and Flexible Packet Matching (FPM).

    ●   Identity Management: Intelligently protecting endpoints using technologies such as authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) and public key infrastructure (PKI).

    Detailed information on the security features and solutions supported on the Cisco 1900 Series routers can be found at

    Wireless and Mobility Services

    Wireless LAN

    The Cisco Integrated Services Routers supporting the Cisco Unified Wireless Network enable deployment of secure, manageable WLANs optimized for remote sites and branch offices, including fast secure mobility, survivable authentication, and simplified management. The Cisco Unified Wireless Network addresses critical points of potential failure and helps enable resiliency and survivability for WLANs at remote locations and branch offices. This solution protects the WLAN by providing fast recovery from a variety of faults that may occur. With Cisco's high availability for remote WLANs, hardware and software work together to enable rapid recovery from disruptions and help ensure fault transparency to users and network applications.

    The new Cisco 1941W with IEEE 802.11n integrated access point support both unified and autonomous deployments. This integrated Wi-Fi access point offers IEEE 802.11n draft 2.0 standard support for mobile access to high-bandwidth data, voice, and video applications through the use of multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) technology that provides increased throughput, reliability, and predictability. IEEE 802.11n wireless networks create a cohesive working environment by combining the mobility of wireless with the performance of wired networks. Cisco has innovative, next-generation wireless solutions that offer greater performance and extended reach for pervasive wireless connectivity. IEEE 802.11n technology delivers outstanding reliability and up to nine times the throughput of current IEEE 802.11 a/b/g networks. It makes wireless networks an integral part of every type of organization by offering the following benefits:

    ●   Data rates of up to 600 Mbps support more users, devices, and mission-critical, bandwidth-intensive applications.

    ●   New MIMO technology provides predictable WLAN coverage and reliable connectivity.

    ●   Next-generation wireless technology provides superior investment protection to support emerging mobile applications.

    These routers help extend corporate networks to secure remote sites while giving users access to the same applications found in corporate offices for both data and voice applications. When users require WLAN access, visibility and control of network security are even more critical at the remote site. The new fixed Cisco Integrated Services Routers meet this need with a single device that combines integrated IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n capabilities with security features such as Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), including authentication with IEEE 802.1X with the Cisco Light Extensible Authentication Protocol (LEAP) and Protected EAP (PEAP) and encryption with the WPA Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP).

    Wireless WAN

    Cisco third- and fourth-generation (3G and 4G, respectively) LTE wireless WAN (WWAN) modules combine traditional enterprise router functions, such as remote management, advanced IP services such as voice over IP (VoIP), and security, with mobility capabilities of 3G and 4G LTE WAN access. Using high-speed 3G or 4G LTE wireless networks, routers can replace or complement existing landline infrastructure, such as dialup, Frame Relay, and ISDN. Cisco 3G and 4G LTE solutions support 3G and 4G LTE standards High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA), Evolution Data Only/Evolution Data Optimized (EVDO), and 4G LTE, providing you with a true multipath WAN backup and the ability to rapidly deploy primary WAN connectivity. For more information about 3G solutions on Cisco Integrated Services Routers, please refer to or

    Integrated LAN Switching

    The Cisco 1941 Integrated Services Router Series will support the EHWIC LAN modules when they become available in future. The Cisco 1941 Series support the existing single wide EtherSwitch HWIC and the double wide HWIC-D modules, which greatly expand the router’s capabilities by integrating industry leading Layer 2 or Layer 3 switching.

    Application Services

    As organizations continue to centralize and consolidate their branch IT infrastructure in an effort to reduce cost and complexity in the branch office, they are challenged to provide adequate user experience, ensure continuous service availability, and deliver business-relevant applications when and where they are needed. To address these challenges, the Cisco 1941 Series provides the ability to host Cisco, 3rdparty, and custom applications on Cisco Services Ready Engine (SRE) module that seamlessly integrate into the router. The module has its own processor, network interface, and memory that operate independently of the host router resources, helping to ensure maximum concurrent routing and application performance while reducing physical space requirements, lowering power consumption, and consolidating management.

    Cisco Services Ready Engine

    The Cisco Services Ready Engine solution is available in a Internal Service Module (ISM) form-factor. The Internal Service Module hardware offers up to a seven times performance improvement over the previous-generation Advanced Integration Modules and provides a x86 processor. The Cisco SRE module enables on-demand provisioning of branch-office applications on the Cisco 1900 Series platforms so that you can deploy the right application, at the right time, in the right place. The hardware and software decoupling provided by the service-ready deployment model enables applications to be provisioned on the module at the time of its installation or remotely anytime thereafter. Supported solutions include Cisco Application Extension Platform (AXP), Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC), and other applications under development. The Service Ready Engine enables organizations of various sizes to future-proof their network by allowing them to quickly deploy new branch-office applications without deploying new hardware, reducing the cost of rolling out branch-office services.

    WAAS Express

    Organizations today face several unique wide area network (WAN) challenges: the need to provide employees with constant access to centrally located information, the requirement to continuously back up and replicate mission-critical data to centrally managed data centers, the desire to provide satisfactory experience for IP phone and video communication, and the mandate to control bandwidth costs without sacrificing application availability and performance.

    Cisco WAAS Express is designed to help organizations address these challenges. Cisco WAAS Express extends the Cisco WAAS product portfolio, with a small-footprint, cost-effective Cisco IOS Software-based software solution integrated into the ISR G2 to offer bandwidth optimization and application acceleration capabilities. Cisco WAAS Express increases remote user productivity, reduces WAN bandwidth costs, and offers investment protection by interoperating with existing Cisco WAAS infrastructure. Cisco WAAS Express is unique in providing network transparency, improving deployment flexibility with on-demand service enablement, and integrating with native Cisco IOS Software-based services such as security, Netflow, and QoS.

    Cisco WAAS Express is fully interoperable with WAAS on SM-SRE modules, WAAS appliances and can be managed by a common WAAS Central Manager.

    Cisco WAAS Express is available in Cisco IOS Software from Release 15.1(2)T1.

    Further information on Cisco WAAS Express can be found at

    Managing Your Integrated Services Routers

    Network Management applications are instrumental in lowering Operating Expenditures (OPEX) while improving network availability by simplifying and automating many of the day-to-day tasks associated with managing an end-to-end network. “Day-one-device-support” provides immediate manageability support for the Integrated Services Router enabling quick and easy deployment, monitoring and troubleshooting from Cisco and third party applications.

    Organizations rely on Cisco, third-party and in-house developed network management applications to achieve their Opex and productivity goals. Underpinning those applications are the embedded management features available in every ISR. The new ISRs continue a tradition of broad and deep manageability features within the devices. Features such as IPSLA, EEM, Netflow, allow you to know what's going on in your network at all times. These features along with SNMP and SYSLOG support enable your organization’s management applications.

    Refer to Tables 4, 5 and 6 for details on IOS, Network Management and Manageability support on Cisco 1941 Series Integrated Services Routers.

    Table 4.       Cisco 1941 with Cisco IOS Software Feature and Protocol High-Level Support


    IPv4, IPv6, static routes, Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Enhanced IGRP (EIGRP), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), BGP Router Reflector, Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS), Multicast Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMPv3) Protocol Independent Multicast sparse mode (PIM SM), PIM Source Specific Multicast (SSM), Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (DVMRP), IPSec, Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE), Bi-Directional Forwarding Detection (BVD), IPv4-to-IPv6 Multicast, MPLS, L2TPv3, 802.1ag, 802.3ah, L2 and L3 VPN.


    Ethernet, 802.1q VLAN, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol (MLPPP), Frame Relay, Multilink Frame Relay (MLFR) (FR.15 and FR.16), High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC), Serial (RS-232, RS-449, X.21, V.35, and EIA-530), Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE), and ATM.

    Traffic management

    QoS, Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing (CBWFQ), Weighted Random Early Detection (WRED), Hierarchical QoS, Policy-Based Routing (PBR), Performance Routing (PfR), and Network-Based Advanced Routing (NBAR).

    Note:    For a more comprehensive list of features supported in Cisco IOS software refer to the Feature Navigator tool at:

    Table 5 highlights several integrated services router management capabilities that are available within Cisco IOS Software.

    Table 5.       Cisco IOS Software Management Capabilities


    Description of Feature Supported by Cisco Integrated Services Routers


    The Web Services Management Agent (WSMA) defines a mechanism through which you can manage a network device, retrieve configuration data information, and upload and manipulate new configuration data. WSMA uses XML-based data encoding that is transported by the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) for the configuration data and protocol messages.


    Cisco IOS Embedded Event Manager (EEM) is a distributed and customized approach to event detection and recovery offered directly in a Cisco IOS Software device. It offers the ability to monitor events and take informational, corrective, or any desired EEM action when the monitored events occur or when a threshold is reached.


    Cisco IOS IP Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) enable you to assure new business-critical IP applications, as well as IP services that use data, voice, and video, in an IP network.


    Cisco 1900 Series Integrated Services Routers also support SNMP, Remote Monitoring (RMON), syslog, NetFlow, and TR-069 in addition to the embedded management features previously mentioned.

    Cisco Network Management Applications

    The applications listed in Table 6 are standalone products that you can purchase or download to manage your Cisco network devices. The applications are built for the different operational phases; you can select the ones that best fit your needs.

    Table 6.       Network Management Solutions

    Operational Phase



    Device staging and configuration

    Cisco Configuration Professional

    ●  Cisco Configuration Professional is a GUI device-management tool for Cisco IOS Software-based access routers. This tool simplifies routing, firewall, IPS, VPN, unified communications, and WAN and LAN configuration through GUI-based easy-to-use wizards.

    Networkwide deployment, configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting

    CiscoWorks LMS

    ●  CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution (LMS) is a suite of integrated applications for simplifying day-to-day management of a Cisco end-to-end network, lowering OpEx while increasing network availability. CiscoWorks LMS offers network managers an easy-to-use web-based interface for configuring, administering, and troubleshooting the Cisco integrated services routers, using new instrumentation such as Cisco IOS EEM.
    ●  In addition to supporting basic platform services of the integrated services router, CiscoWorks also provides added-value support for the Cisco Service Ready Engine, enabling the management and distribution of software images to the SRE, thereby reducing the time and complexities associated with image management.

    Networkwide staging, configuration, and compliance

    CiscoWorks NCM

    ●  CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager (NCM) tracks and regulates configuration and software changes throughout a multivendor network infrastructure. It provides superior visibility into network changes and can track compliance with a broad variety of regulatory, IT, corporate governance, and technology requirements.

    Security staging, configuration, and monitoring

    Cisco Security Manager

    ●  Cisco Security Manager is a leading enterprise-class application for managing security. It delivers provisioning of firewall, VPN, and intrusion-prevention-system (IPS) services across Cisco routers, security appliances, and switch service modules. The suite also includes the Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis and Response System (Cisco Security MARS) for monitoring and mitigation.

    Configuration and provisioning

    Cisco Unified Provisioning Manager

    ●  Cisco Unified Provisioning Manager provides a reliable and scalable web-based solution for managing a company’s crucial next-generation communications services. It manages unified communications services in an integrated IP telephony, voicemail, and messaging environment.

    Staging, deployment, and changes of licenses

    Cisco License Manager

    Staging, deployment, and changes to configuration and image files

    Cisco Configuration Engine

    ●  Cisco Configuration Engine is a secure network management product that provides zero-touch image andconfiguration distribution through centralized, template-based management.

    Summary and Conclusion

    As businesses strive to lower the total cost of ownership in running their network and increase their overall employee productivity with more centralize and collaborative network applications, more intelligent branch office solutions are required. The Cisco 1941 Series offers these solutions by providing enhanced performance and increased modular density to support multiple services. The Cisco 1941 Series is designed to consolidate the functions of separate devices into a single, compact system that can be remotely managed.

    Product Specifications

    Table 7.       Product Specifications of Cisco 1941 Integrated Services Router


    Cisco1941, Cisco1941W

    Services and Slot Density

    Embedded hardware-based crypto acceleration (IPSec)


    Total Onboard Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000 WAN ports


    RJ-45-Based Ports


    SFP-Based Ports


    SM Slots


    Double-Wide SM Slots


    EHWIC Slots


    Double-wide EHWIC slots 
    (use of a double-wide EHWIC slot will consume two EHWIC slots)


    ISM Slots

    1 (0 on the Cisco 1941W)

    Memory (DDR2 Error Correction Code [ECC] ECC DRAM) - Default

    512 MB

    Memory (DDR2 ECC DRAM) - Maximum

    2.0 GB

    Compact Flash (external) - Default

    slot 0: 256 MB

    slot 1: none

    Compact Flash (external) - Maximum

    slot 0: 4 GB

    slot 1: 4 GB

    External USB flash memory slots (Type A)


    USB Console Port (Type B) (up to 115.2 kbps)


    Serial Console Port (up to 115.2 kbps)


    Serial Auxiliary Port (up to 115.2 kbps


    Power Supply Options

    AC, POE

    Redundant Power Supply Support


    Power Specifications

    AC Input Voltage

    100-240 V ~

    AC Input Frequency

    47-63 Hz

    AC Input Current range AC Power Supply (Max) (Amps)


    AC Input Surge Current

    <50 A

    Typical Power (No Modules)

    35 W

    Maximum Power capacity with AC power supply

    110 W

    Maximum Power capacity with PoE power supply (platform only)

    110 W

    Maximum PoE device power capacity with PoE power supply

    80 W

    Physical Specifications

    Dimensions (H x W x D)

    3.5 in x 13.5 in x 11.5 in

    Rack Height

    2 RU

    Rack-mount 19in. (48.3 cm) EIA


    Wall-mount (refer to installation guide for approved orientation)


    Weight - with AC power supply (no modules)

    12 lbs

    Weight - with POE power supply (no modules)

    12.8 lbs

    Maximum Weight - Fully Configured

    14 lbs


    Front to Side

    Environmental Specifications

    Operating Condition

    Temperature - 5906 feet (1800 m) max. altitude

    0-40˚C (32-104˚F)

    Temperature - 9843 feet (3000 m) max. altitude

    0-25˚C (32-77˚F)


    3000 m (10000 ft)


    10 to 85% RH

    Acoustic: Sound Pressure (Typ/Max)

    26/46 dBA

    Acoustic: Sound Power (Typ/Max)

    36/55 dBA

    Transporation/Storage Condition


    -40-70˚C (-40-158˚F)


    5 to 95%RH


    4570m (15000 ft)

    Regulatory Compliance


    UL 60950-1

    CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1

    EN 60950-1

    AS/NZS 60950-1

    IEC 60950-1


    47 CFR, Part 15

    ICES-003 Class A

    EN55022 Class A

    CISPR22 Class A

    AS/NZS 3548 Class A

    VCCI V-3

    CNS 13438

    EN 300-386

    EN 61000 (Immunity)

    EN 55024, CISPR 24





    ANSI T1.101

    ITU-T G.823, G.824

    IEEE 802.3

    RTTE Directive

    WLAN Specifications

    Table 8.       WLAN Specifications of the Cisco 1941W



    WLAN hardware

    ●  IEEE 802.11n draft 2.0 standards-based access point with 802.11a/b/g compatibility
    ●  Automatic rate selection for 802.11g/n
    ●  Dual Radios for 802.11b/g/n and 802.11a/n modes
    ●  RP-TNC connectors for field-replaceable external antennas
    ●  2-dBi default antenna gain
    ●  2 x 3 multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) radio operation
    ●  Wi-Fi 802.11n Draft v2.0 certified

    WLAN software features

    ●  Autonomous or unified access point
    ●  Cisco WCS support for monitoring of autonomous-mode access points
    ●  Option to maximize throughput or maximize range
    ●  Software-configurable transmit power
    ●  Radio roles, including access point, root bridge, non-root bridge, and workgroup bridge
    ●  Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) certification
    ●  Traffic specifications (TSPEC) Call Admission Control (CAC) to ensure voice quality is maintained
    ●  Unscheduled Automatic Power Save Delivery (UPSD) to reduce latency

    Unified WLAN management

    ●  Unified access point features
    ●  Supported by wireless LAN controller and Cisco WCS
    ●  Configurable local or central switching for HREAP mode
    ●  Radio management through Cisco WCS
    ●  Transparent roaming with mobility groups

    WLAN security features

    ●  Standard 802.11i
    ●  Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and AES (WPA2)
    ●  EAP authentication: Cisco LEAP, PEAP, Extensible Authentication Protocol Transport Layer Security (EAP TLS), Extensible Authentication Protocol-Flexible Authentication via Secure Tunneling (EAP-FAST), Extensible Authentication Protocol-Subscriber Information Module (EAP-SIM), Extensible Authentication Protocol-Message Digest Algorithm 5 (EAP-MD5), and Extensible Authentication Protocol-Tunneled TLS (EAP-TTLS)
    ●  Static and dynamic Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
    ●  Temporal Key Integrity Protocol/Simple Security Network (TKIP/SSN) encryption
    ●  MAC authentication and filter
    ●  User database for survivable local authentication using LEAP and EAP-FAST
    ●  Configurable limit to the number of wireless clients
    ●  Configurable RADIUS accounting for wireless clients
    ●  Pre-Shared Keys (PSKs) (WPA-small office or home office [WPA-SOHO])



    Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs)


    Wireless VLANs


    Encrypted wireless VLANs


    Multiple Broadcast Service Set Identifiers (MBSSIDs)


    Supported Modules

    Cisco 1941 Series support a wide range of modules that span industry leading breadth of services at the branch. Please refer to the link below for the list of modules supported on the Cisco 1900.

    Ordering Information

    The Cisco 1941 is orderable at the Cisco Ordering Home Page.

    For more information about the Cisco 1900 Series, visit

    Table 9 gives ordering information for the Cisco 1941 Router. For information about how to order the Cisco 1900 Series, please visit the Cisco 1900 Series Ordering Guide. To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering Home Page and refer to Table 9, which provides basic ordering information. For additional product numbers, including the Cisco 1900 Series bundle offerings, please check the Cisco 1900 Series Integrated Services Router Price List or contact your local Cisco account representative.

    Table 9.       Cisco 1941 Series Basic Ordering Information

    Product Number

    Product Description


    Cisco 1941 with 2 onboard GE, 2 EHWIC slots, 1 ISM slot, 256MB CF default, 512MB DRAM default, IP Base.


    Cisco 1941 Router w/802.11 a/b/g/n FCC Compliant, 2 onboard GE, 2 EHWIC slots, 256MB CF default, 512MB DRAM default, IP Base.


    Cisco 1941 Router w/802.11 a/b/g/n Japan Compliant, 2 onboard GE, 2 EHWIC slots, 256MB CF default, 512MB DRAM default, IP Base.


    Cisco 1941 Router w/802.11 a/b/g/n Australia, New Zealand & Singapore Compliant, 2 onboard GE, 2 EHWIC slots, 256MB CF default, 512MB DRAM default, IP Base.


    Cisco 1941 Router w/802.11 a/b/g/n China Compliant, 2 onboard GE, 2 EHWIC slots, 256MB CF default, 512MB DRAM default, IP Base.


    Cisco 1941 Router w/802.11 a/b/g/n Israel Compliant, 2 onboard GE, 2 EHWIC slots, 256MB CF default, 512MB DRAM default, IP Base.


    Cisco 1941 Router w/802.11 a/b/g/n Brazil & Taiwan Compliant, 2 onboard GE, 2 EHWIC slots, 256MB CF default, 512MB DRAM default, IP Base.

    Additional Information

    SKU CISCO1941W-A/K9-RF
    Weight (Kg) 6
    Datasheet URL
    Condition Refresh
    Router Series 1900 Series
    Chassis Type Modular
    Rack Mountable Yes
    Built In Ports 2
    Port Speed 1 Gbps
    Port Type RJ45



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