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T1600 Craft Interface Description


The craft interface allows you to view status and troubleshooting information at a glance and to perform many system control functions. It is hot-insertable and hot-removable. The craft interface is located on the front of the T1600 Core Router above the FPCs (see Figure 1).

The front panel of the craft interface contains:

  • A four-line LCD display, along with six navigation buttons. The LCD display operates in Idle mode or alarm mode.

  • Yellow Minor Alarm LED, Red Major Critical Alarm LED and alarm cutoff/lamp test ACO/LT button

  • ONLINE/OFFLINE button for each FPC that you use to take the FPC offline and bring it online. The button is located next to the FPC LEDs on the bottom of the craft interface.

  • Host Subsystem Master, OK, and FAIL LEDs

  • SIB OK and FAIL LEDs

  • FPC OK and FAIL LEDs for the fans

Figure 1: Front Panel of the Craft Interface
Front Panel of the Craft Interface