Firepower 8000 Series devices are delivered on a variety of platforms to meet the needs of your
Rack and Cabinet Mounting Options
You can mount Firepower devices in racks and server cabinets. The appliance comes with a
rack-mounting kit. For information on mounting the appliance in a rack, refer to the instructions
delivered with the rack-mounting kit.
Firepower 8000 Series Devices
The Firepower 8000 Series devices use network modules (NetMods) that contain either copper or fiber
sensing interfaces. The devices can be shipped fully assembled or you can install the modules. Assemble
your device before installing the Firepower System. See the assembly instructions shipped with your
Some 8000 Series devices can be stacked to increase the capability of the system. For each stacking kit,
you replace a NetMod with a stacking module and cable the devices together using the 8000 Series
stacking cable. See
The Firepower 8000 Series device can be delivered on a variety of chassis:
Using Devices in a Stacked Configuration, page 3-10
AMP8050 is a 1U chassis and can contain up to three modules.
Firepower 8120, 8130, 8140, and AMP8150, also known as the 81xx Family, is a 1U chassis and can
contain up to three modules. For the Firepower 8140 only, you can add a stacking kit for a total 2U
Firepower 8250, part of the 82xx Family, is a 2U chassis and can contain up to seven modules. You
can add up to three stacking kits for a total 8U configuration.
Firepower 8260, part of the 82xx Family, is a 4U configuration with two 2U chassis. The primary
chassis contains one stacking module and up to six sensing modules. The secondary chassis contains
one stacking module. You can add up to two stacking kits for a total 8U configuration.
Firepower 8270, part of the 82xx Family, is a 6U configuration with three 2U chassis. The primary
chassis contains two stacking modules and up to five sensing modules. Each secondary chassis
contains one stacking module. You can add one stacking kit for a total 8U configuration.
C H A P T E R
for more information.
Firepower 8000 Series Hardware Installation Guide