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NEBS Requirements


The following table lists some important regulatory requirements for NEBS (Network Equipment-Building System) that you must follow when installing BTI7800 equipment.

NEBS Section


GR-1089 Section 4

An external Surge Protection Device (SPD) is to be used at the AC power service entrance.

GR-1089 Section 9

Only copper cables are to be used for grounding purposes.

The grounding conductor AWG size should match the size of the power cable AWG.

Bare conductors must be coated with antioxidant before crimp connections are made.

All centralized power sources, not embedded into a BTI7800 chassis, are to be grounded to the Central Office (CO) electrical ground system (GND). The return terminal of the power source is to be connected to the CO GND.