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Replacing the T1600 Craft Interface

 

The craft interface is located on the front of the chassis above the FPC card cage (see Figure 1). The craft interface is hot-insertable and hot-removable. When you install the craft interface, allow several minutes for the display to reflect the current state of the router.

  1. Removing the T1600 Craft Interface

  2. Installing the T1600 Craft Interface

Removing the T1600 Craft Interface

Before you remove the craft interface, remove the front upper fan tray. To remove the craft interface, 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. Completely loosen the screws at the four corners of the craft interface.
  3. Insert the blade of a flat-blade screwdriver into the slot on one side of the craft interface, then gently pry that side out from the chassis.
  4. Insert the blade of a flat-blade screwdriver into the slot on the other side of the craft interface, then gently pry that side out from the chassis.
  5. Grasp the craft interface by the top and bottom edges and carefully pull it straight out of the chassis.
Figure 1: Removing the Craft Interface
Removing the
Craft Interface

Installing the T1600 Craft Interface

To install the craft interface (see Figure 2):

  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. Grasping the craft interface by the top and bottom edges, press it into place.
  3. Tighten the screws at the corners of the craft interface.Note

    When you install the craft interface in an operating router, allow several minutes for the LEDs on the craft interface to reflect the current state of the router.

After you install the replacement craft interface, immediately reinstall the upper front fan tray.

Figure 2: Installing a Replacement Craft Interface
Installing
a Replacement Craft Interface