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T1600 Routing Engine Interface Cable and Wire Specifications

 

Table 1 lists the specifications for the cables that connect to management ports and the wires that connect to the alarm relay contacts.

Table 1: Cable and Wire Specifications for Routing Engine Management and Alarm Interfaces

Port

Cable Specification

Cable/Wire Supplied

Maximum Length

Router Receptacle

Routing Engine console or auxiliary interface

RS-232 (EIA-232) serial cable

One 6-ft (1.83-m) length with DB-9/DB-9 connectors

6 ft (1.83 m)

DB-9 male

Routing Engine Ethernet interface

Category 5 cable or equivalent suitable for 100Base-T operation

One 15-ft (4.57-m) length with RJ-45/RJ-45 connectors

328 ft (100 m)

RJ-45 autosensing

Alarm relay contacts

Wire with gauge between 28-AWG and 14-AWG (0.08 and 2.08 mm2)

NO

None