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T640 Site Preparation 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.

T640 Environmental Specifications

  
Power

Measure distance between external power sources and router installation site.

T640 DC Power Distribution

T640 DC Power Cable and Lug Specifications

  

Locate sites for connection of system grounding.

T640 Chassis Grounding Cable and Lug Specifications

  

Calculate the power consumption and requirements.

T640 DC Power System Requirements

  
Rack

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

T640 Rack Requirements

  

Plan rack location, including required space clearances.

T640 Clearance Requirements for Airflow and Hardware Maintenance

  

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

T640 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

  

Plan the cable routing and management.

Maintaining T640 PICs and PIC Cables