CM8100-10G High Density Console Manager with Smart Out-of-Band Management
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  • 48 or 96 port serial console manager with Smart OOB™
  • Ideal replacement for legacy terminal servers
  • Enables Data Center automation with Python and Docker support
  • Embedded physical security using TPM 2.0 module
  • Dual power supplies with independent monitoring
  • Integrated environmental temperature monitoring
Console Specifications CM8148-10G CM8196-10G
Serial Ports 48 x RJ45 RS-232 Software Selectable Straight or Rollover Pinout 96 x RJ45 RS-232 Software Selectable Straight or Rollover Pinout
Interfaces CM8148-10G CM8196-10G
Network Ports 2 x 10G SFP+ Fiber and 2 x 1000 Base-T Ethernet
Console Port 1 x RJ45 RS-232 Console Port - Cisco rolled X1 pinout, baud rate 9600
Serial Ports RJ45 RS-232 Software Selectable 50 to 230,400 bps
USB 2 x USB 3.0 host ports
Remote Access Dual Ethernet, aggregation & redundancy, Automatic Network Failover, Easy browser UI, IPv6
Console Management
  • Built-in web terminal
  • SSH direct to consoles
  • Optional console keystroke logging
  • Alert on cable disconnects, text pattern match and more
  • Multiple concurrent sessions
Power Requirements CM8148-10G CM8196-10G
Dual AC Dual socket universal IEC C13 inlet 100-240V AC 50/60Hz
Dual DC +/- 40V to 72V DC, 1.5A - 0.75A (x2) +/- 40V to 72V DC, 2A-1A (x2)
Power Consumption Less than 25W (85 BTU/h) typical Less than 30W (102 BTU/h) typical
Cooling Passive Cooling - can be forward or reverse mounted
Physical Dimensions CM8148-10G CM8196-10G
Dimensions and Weight 17.3" x 10.5" x 1.75" - 8 lbs, 440 x 265 x 44 mm - 3.5 kg 17.3" x 10.5" x 1.75" - 10 lbs, 440 x 265 x 87 mm - 4.5 kg
Form Factor 1 RU 2 RU
Memory and CPU
CPU 1.6 GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9 SoC (Marvell 88F6820)
Storage 32GB eMMC
Operating Temperature 5°C to 50°C, 41°F to 122°F
Storage Temperature -30°C to +60°C, -22°F to +140°F
Humidity 5% to 90% (non-condensing)
Environmental Monitoring Built-in temperature sensor
Security, Encryption & Authentication
  • AAA - TACACS+, RADIUS, Active Directory/OpenLDAP, with local fallback
  • Embedded Firewall
  • IPSec and OpenVPN
  • Trusted Platform Module 2.0
Automation & Scalability
  • Opengear
  • API access
  • Docker support
  • Python
  • Perl and bash support
  • ZTP
  • SNMP-Standard MIBs
Emissions FCC Part 15 Subpart B:2021 Class A, ICES-003 Issue 7, AS/NZS CISPR 32:2015, EN 55035:2017, EN 55032:2017, VCCI-CISPR 32:2016, CNS 13438:2006-6, CISPR22, CISPR32, CISPR35
Immunity EN 61000-3-2-2019, IEC 61000-3-2:2018, EN/IEC 61000-3-3:2013, EN 61000-4-2:2009, IEC 61000-4-2:2008, EN 61000-4-3:2006:+ A1:2008 + A2:2010, IEC 61000-4-3:2006 + A1:2007 + A2:2010, EN/IEC 61000-4-4:2012, EN/IEC 61000-4-5:2014, EN 61000-4-6:2014, IEC 61000-4-6:2013, EN 61000-4-8:2010, IEC 61000-4-8:2009, EN/IEC 61000-4-11:2004, IEC 61000-3-2:2018
Other Agency Approvals CE, UL 1950, TUV, RoHS compliant.
MTBF 150,000 Hours
4 Years hardware replacement and support included. Optional paid extended warranty available up to 6 years.

Available Models

Model Description
CM8148-10G-xx 48 serial selectable pinout, 2x 10GbE SFP+, 2x 1GbE, ARM 1.6GHz 2-core 2GB mem 32GB flash, TPM, Dual AC
CM8196-10G-xx 96 serial selectable pinout, 2x 10GbE SFP+, 2x 1GbE, ARM 1.6GHz 2-core 2GB mem 32GB flash, TPM, 2RU, Dual AC
Power cables included are based on -xx selection of -US, -EU, -UK, -JP, -AU, or -C14. See this Opengear article for additional details.

Package Checklist

  • Console Server CM81xx-10G
  • Rack Mount Kit (Part# 590037)
  • Two rack ears with six M4 screws
  • Four M5mm caged nuts
  • Four M5x15mm rack screws
  • One CAT5 Patch Cable 6'
  • One DB9F-RJ45 rollover serial adapter (Part# 319018)
  • Two A/C Power cables

Opengear Pinout

CM8100 Pinout

Optional Accessories

Part Number Description
319017 Adapter - DB9F to RJ45 straight serial - DCE -For X1 Pinout
319018 Adapter - DB9F to RJ45 crossover serial -DTE - For X1 Pinout
319019 Adapter - DB9M to RJ45 straight serial - DCE - For X1 Pinout
440016 Cable - Straight through CAT5 - 6' length
590037 Rack Mount Kit - Ears and Screws - CM8100 / OM2200


Part Number Description
Included 4 year Standard Warranty
OGEXTWAR5-CM81 Warranty - CM81xx (Extend warranty through 5th year)
OGEXTWAR6-CM81 Warranty - CM81xx (Extend warranty through 6th year, must also purchase 5th year)