RCS5516FW Rugged Crystal Firewall

Field-tested, fail-safe and long-life performance in extreme conditions. Using Cisco Systems architecture, Crystal Group offers a firewall that is less than 13” deep with an ASA IPS Throughput of 450 Mbps that does not require extra hardware.


RCS5516FW Rugged Crystal Firewall

• Light weight aluminum construction –14 lbs.
• Easily mounted – Delrin glides, or fixed mount (front and rear)
• Rugged 1U, 19” rack or transit case EIA form factor, less than 13” deep
• 8-port 10/100/1000 GE copper integrated I/O
• Supports Cisco FirePOWER services
• 1.8 Gbps Max Firewall Throughput


Environmental Standards
Designed to meet standards
MIL-STD-810, Operational Temperature, Method 501/502 Procedure I/II

-15°C to +50°C

MIL-STD-810, Storage, Method 501, Procedure I/II

-25°C to +55°C

MIL-STD-810, Humidity, Method 507, Procedure II

240 hours with humidity kit

MIL-STD-810, Altitude, Method 500

12,500ft operation, 40,000ft transport

MIL-STD-810, Vibration, Method 514, Procedure I

4.43 GRMS, 5-2000Hz, 60 min/axis

MIL-STD-810, Shock, Method 516, Procedures I/V

20g, 11msec–functional shock; 40g, 11msec crash hazard shock

MIL-S-901, Grade A
Electromagnetic Compatibility Standards
Some standards may require an internal kit
Designed to meet standards
AC, MIL-STD-461, RE102, CE102
DC, MIL-STD-461, RE102, CE102
RTCA DO-160 Section 21, Category M
Form Factor
1.72" (4.37cm)
17.5" (44.45cm) [accepts Crystal Slides and Jonathan Rails] EIA-310 Rack Compliant
13" (33.02cm)
14 lbs ( 6.35 kgs )
Stateful inspection throughput
1.8 Gbps
ASA IPS Throughput
450 Mbps (extra hardware module not required)
Concurrent sessions
Connections per second
3DES/AES VìN throughput
250 Mbps
Site-to-site and IPsec IKEv1 client VPN user sessions
High-availability support
A/A and A/S
Integrated I/O
8-port 10/100/1000
Power supplies
Available in single or dual

Four (4) high speed, high volume fans

Option 1

Mounted on Delrin glides

Option 2

Fixed mount, front and rear

Power Specifications
Option 1

90-246VAC, auto-switching

Option 2

90-246VAC, 1+1 redundant, hot swappable

Option 3

18-36VDC, 1+1 redundant, hot swappable

Export Compliance
ECCN: 5A002.a.1 | Classification is dependent on configuration and is subject to change. Please contact your Business Development Manager to receive the classification for your product.