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T320 DC Power Cable Specifications

 

The accessory box shipped with the router includes the cable lugs that attach to the terminal studs of each power supply (see DC Power and Grounding Cable Lug). (The cable lug shown in DC Power and Grounding Cable Lug is also used for the grounding the chassis.)

Caution

Before router installation begins, a licensed electrician must attach a cable lug to the grounding and power cables that you supply. A cable with an incorrectly attached lug can damage the router.

Table 1 summarizes the specifications for the power cables, which you must supply.

Table 1: Power Cable Specifications

Cable Type

Quantity and Specification

Connector Specification

Power

Eight 4-AWG (21.2 mm2 ) (minimum) copper conductor, or as permitted by the local code.

Cable lug; dual hole, sized to fit 1/4-20 UNC terminal studs at 15.86-mm (0.625-in.) center line.

 

You must ensure that power connections maintain the proper polarity. The power source cables might be labeled (+) and (–) to indicate their polarity. There is no standard color coding for DC power cables. The color coding used by the external DC power source at your site determines the color coding for the leads on the power cables that attach to the terminal studs on each power supply.

Warning

For field-wiring connections, use copper conductors only.

For other electrical safety information, see T320 General Electrical Safety Guidelines and Electrical Codes.

Caution

Power cables must not block access to router components or drape where people could trip on them.