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Replacing the TX Matrix Front Air Filter

 

The front air filter is located below the TX-SIB card cage. The front air filter weighs approximately 1 lb (0.5 kg).

  1. Removing the TX Matrix Front Air Filter

  2. Installing the TX Matrix Front Air Filter

Removing the TX Matrix Front Air Filter

To remove the front air filter (see Figure 1):

  1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis.
  2. Loosen the captive screws on the corners of the air filter faceplate.
  3. Grasp the handles and pull the air filter straight out of the chassis.
  4. Remove the filter element from the air filter frame (see Figure 2).
Figure 1: Removing the Front Air Filter
Removing the
Front Air Filter
Figure 2: Replacing the Front Filter Element
Replacing
the Front Filter Element

Installing the TX Matrix Front Air Filter

To install the front air filter (see Figure 3):

  1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis.
  2. Insert the filter element into the air filter frame.
  3. Grasp the air filter by the handles on its faceplate and slide it straight into the chassis.
  4. Tighten the captive screws on the corners of the faceplate.
Figure 3: Installing the Front Air Filter
Installing
the Front Air Filter