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MX480 Site Preparation Checklist

 

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

Table 1: Site Preparation Checklist

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

MX480 Router Environmental Specifications

  

Select the type of rack or cabinet.

MX480 Router Rack Requirements,

MX480 Router Cabinet Size and Clearance Requirements

  

Plan rack or cabinet location, including required space clearances.

MX480 Router Rack Requirements,

MX480 Router Clearance Requirements for Airflow and Hardware Maintenance,

MX480 Router Cabinet Size and Clearance Requirements

  

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

MX480 Router Rack Requirements

  

Acquire cables and connectors.

   

Locate sites for connection of system grounding.

MX480 Chassis Grounding Specifications,

MX480 Router Grounding Cable Lug Specifications,

MX480 Router Grounding Cable Specifications

  

Measure distance between external power sources and router installation site.

   

Calculate the optical power budget and optical power margin.

Calculating Power Budget and Power Margin for Fiber-Optic Cables