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Optical ILA Site Preparation Checklist


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

Table 1: Site Preparation Checklist

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Verify that environmental factors such as temperature and humidity do not exceed the optical ILA tolerances.

Optical ILA Environmental Requirements and Specifications




Measure the distance between external power sources and the optical ILA installation site.




Calculate the power consumption and requirements.

Optical ILA AC Power Specifications

DC Power Specifications for the Optical ILA



Rack or Cabinet

Verify that your rack or cabinet meets the minimum requirements for the installation of the optical ILA.

Optical ILA Rack Requirements

Optical ILA Cabinet Requirements



Plan rack or cabinet location, including required space clearances.

Optical ILA Clearance Requirements for Airflow and Hardware Maintenance



Secure the rack or cabinet to the floor and building structure.





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.




Plan the cable routing and management.