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Rack-Mounting Requirements

The PTX10016 router chassis is designed to be installed in standard 19-in. wide four-post racks that are spaced at 1 U (1.75 in. or 4.45 cm) increments.

You can stack one PTX10016 chassis at the bottom of a four-post rack if:

  • The rack is 42 U or greater.
  • The rack meets the strength requirements to support the weight.
  • The facility can provide adequate power and cooling.

Before installing the chassis, ensure that:

  • The rack rails are spaced widely enough to accommodate the router chassis’ external dimensions. The outer edges of the front-mounting brackets extend the chassis width to 19 in. (48.26 cm).
  • The rack is strong enough to support the weight of the router and cabling.
  • The spacing of rails and adjacent racks allows for proper clearance around the router and rack.

Modified: 2017-12-18