ZNID GPON / GE-9500-DC, 9540-DC, 9580-DC Indoor GPON for Mobile Backhaul


The zNID 9500 family ONTs are designed to transport Gb data and T1/E1 circuit emulation services over a GPON or Active Ethernet optical link. Mobile backhaul applications are easily supported with 9 x GE ports and up to 8 x T1/E1 ports.

A variety of T1E1 clocking modes are supported including Adaptive, Synchronous and Differential to provide accurate clock recovery in a variety of network configurations. The unit also supports IEEE 1588v2 timing recovery.


The zNID 9500 family ONTs operate over an extended temperature range and the 1-U size makes them ideal for small pedestals or street cabinets.

Redundant DC power connections and an optional hot-swappable fan tray improves system reliability. Voltage and internal temperature monitoring provides alarms when thresholds are exceeded. Up to eight external alarms are supported. A secondary uplink SFP cage can be installed to provide WAN backup where the zNID 9500 family ONT will switch to the alternate fiber connection when a facility outage is detected. All customer cabling attaches to the rear of the ONT including timing connections for IEEE 1588v2 clocks.

Flexible management means the zNID 9500 family GPON ONTs may be provisioned using the same intuitive Web interface and CLI as the DZS ZNID 2400, 2600 and 4200 family of ONTs, as well as through the ZMS network management system (ZMS), USP (Unified Service Provisioning), or TR-069. Software upgrades and configuration backups can be handled automatically by ZMS using the CPE Manager feature.


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Key Features
  • T1/E1 and Carrier Ethernet
  • Services over Fiber
  • Dual Uplink SFP Ports for GPON or GE SFP Transceivers
  • Eight T1/E1 Ports
  • Nine GE Ports
  • Two SFP LAN Ports
  • Extended Operating Temperature
  • IEEE 1588v2 Timing Recovery
  • Remote Management: Web GUI, ZMS, CPE, Manager, USP, CLI, TR-069
Weight & Dimensions
  • 8 lbs. (3.6 kg)
  • 1-U Height
  • 7.5″ (190mm) Depth
  • 19″ Rack-mountable
  • 48 to 56 VDC
  • Redundant inputs with voltage sensing
  • Max Power: 50 W
  • 8 External dry-contact Alarm inputs

Uplink Ports:

  • dual SFP cages for GPON or AE SFP Transceivers (optics sold separately)

LAN Ports:

  • 9 x RJ45 10/100/1000Base-T
  • 8 x RJ45 T1/E1
  • 2 x SFP cages

Timing Ports:

  • 1x RJ45 (1588v2 ToD input)
  • 1x BNC (1PPS clock output)
Standards Support
  • RFC 4553 (SAToP)
  • RFC 5086 (CESoPSN)
  • RFC 2236 (IGMPv2)
  • RFC 1631 (NAT)
  • ITU G.8261, G.823, G.824
  • ITU G.984.1, G.984.2, G.984.3
  • ITU G.703
  • ITU Y.1413 (MPLS)
  • ITU Y.1453, Y.1452 (TDM over IP)
  • CTR 12/13 and ETX 30011 (Jitter)
  • IEEE 802.3 Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.1p/q VLANs
  • IEEE 802.3u Fast Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3ab 1000Base-T
  • IEEE 802.3z (Gigabit Ethernet)
  • IEEE 802.3x (Flow control)
  • IEEE 1588-2008 PTP (1588v2)
Protocol Support
  • DHCP Server, DHCP Client
  • IP Routing and Bridging
  • NAT
  • Virtual LAN bridging (VLAN)
  • Firewall and Security
  • QoS (CoS 802.1p/q prioritization, ToS IP Precedence, Traffic shaping)
  • IPTV (IGMP Multicast, IGMP Snooping)
  • Web GUI
  • ZMS (Zhone Management System) CPE Manager
  • CLI
  • SNMP
  • Tr-069
Operating Requirements

Operating Temperature:  -40ºC to +60ºC

Regulatory Compliance
  • EMC: FCC Part 15 Class A, ICES-003 Class A,EN55022 Class A, EN55024
  • Safety: UL60950-1, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN60950-1
  • Network: FCC Part 68, IC CS-03
  • RoHS Compliant

Ordering Information

Indoor ONT, 9 x GE, 1588v2 ToD, redundant DC power inputs
Indoor ONT, 9 x GE, 4 x T1/E1, 1588v2 ToD, redundant DC power inputs
Indoor ONT, 9 x GE, 8 x T1/E1, 1588v2 ToD, redundant DC power inputs