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T1600 Site Preparation Requirements Checklist

 

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

Table 1: Site Preparation Checklist

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Environment

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

T1600 Environmental Specifications

  
Power

Measure distance between external power sources and router installation site.

T1600 DC Power Distribution

  

Locate sites for connection of system grounding.

T1600 Chassis Grounding Cable and Lug Specifications

  

Calculate the power consumption and requirements.

T1600 AC Power Requirements

T1600 DC Power Requirements

  
Rack

Verify that your rack meets the minimum requirements for the installation of the router.

Rack Requirements for the T1600 Router

  

Plan rack location, including required space clearances.

Clearance Requirements for Airflow and T1600 Hardware Maintenance

  

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

Rack Requirements for the T1600 Router

  
Cables and Transceivers

Acquire cables and transceivers:

  • 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.

Determining Transceiver Support and Specifications for M Series and T Series Routers

Understanding Fiber-Optic Cable Signal Loss, Attenuation, and Dispersion

Calculating Power Budget and Power Margin for Fiber-Optic Cables

  

Plan the cable routing and management.

Maintaining T1600 PICs and PIC Cables