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MX204 Site Preparation Checklist

 

The checklist in Table 1 summarizes the tasks you must perform when preparing a site for router installation.

Table 1: MX204 Site Preparation Checklist

Item or Task

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Date

Environment

Verify that environmental factors such as temperature and humidity do not exceed router tolerances.

MX204 Router Environmental Specifications

  
Power

Locate sites for connection of system grounding.

MX204 Router Grounding Specifications

  

Measure distance between external power sources and router installation site.

MX204 Router DC Power Specifications

MX204 Router AC Power Specifications

  

Calculate the power consumption and requirements.

Power Consumption for a DC-Powered MX204 Router

Power Consumption for an AC-Powered MX204 Router

Rack

Select the type of rack or cabinet.

MX204 Router Rack Requirements

MX204 Router Cabinet Requirements and Specifications

  

Plan rack or cabinet location, including required space clearances.

MX204 Router Clearance Requirements for Airflow and Hardware Maintenance

  

If a rack is used, secure rack to floor and building structure.

MX204 Router Rack Requirements

  
Cables

Acquire cables and connectors:

  • Determine the number of cables needed based on your planned configuration.

  • Review the maximum distance allowed for each cable. Choose the length of cable based on the distance between the hardware components being connected.

Calculating Power Budget and Power Margin for Fiber-Optic Cables