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Installing an M10i DC Power Supply

 

To install a DC power supply (see Figure 1 and Figure 2):

  1. Verify that there is no power flowing to the power supply from the external power source, so that the voltage across the leads of the DC power cables is 0 V. Ensure that there is no chance that the cable leads might become active during the procedure.
  2. Verify that the power switch for the power supply (located on the power supply faceplate) is in the OFF (O) position.
  3. Verify that the grounding cable is attached to the chassis and properly connected to an earth ground.
  4. Attach an ESD grounding strap to your bare wrist and connect the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis.
  5. Grasp the handle on the power supply faceplate with one hand and place the other hand under the supply to support it.
  6. Align the rear of the supply with the slide guides inside the chassis and slide the supply into the chassis until it contacts the midplane.
  7. Tighten (but do not overtighten) the thumbscrews on the power supply faceplate.
  8. Verify that a licensed electrician has attached a listed DC power cable lug to each power source cable.
  9. Loop the DC power cables through the hook located on the faceplate to the right of the field-wiring terminals.
  10. Depending on the type of DC power cable lugs used, loosen or remove the screws on the field-wiring terminals.
  11. Insert the DC power cable lugs into the appropriate field-wiring terminals. Using a number 1 Phillips screwdriver, turn the screw on each field-wiring terminal clockwise to secure the DC power cable lug. Apply between 8 lb-in. (.9 Nm) and 9 lb-in. (1.02 Nm) of torque to each screw.
    1. Insert the positive (+) source cable into the return terminal, which is labeled RTN.
    2. Insert the negative (–) source cable into the input terminal, which is labeled –48V.
    Note

    The DC power supplies in slots P/S 0 and P/S 1 must be powered by dedicated power feeds derived from feed A, and the DC power supplies in slots P/S 2 and P/S 3 must be powered by dedicated power feeds derived from feed B. This configuration provides the commonly deployed A/B feed redundancy for the system.

  12. Verify that the DC source power cabling is correct, that the DC power cables are not touching or blocking access to router components, and that they do not drape where people could trip on them.
  13. Turn on the DC power source so that voltage flows to the power supply.
  14. Press the switch on the power supply faceplate to the ON ( | ) position. When the power supply has powered on successfully, the green OUTPUT OK LED lights steadily.Note

    After powering off a power supply, wait at least 60 seconds before turning it back on. After powering on a power supply, wait at least 60 seconds before turning it off.

    If the router is completely powered off when you power on the power supply, the Routing Engine boots as the power supply completes its startup sequence. If the Routing Engine finishes booting and you need to power off the router again, see Powering Off the M10i Router .

    After a power supply is powered on, it can take up to 60 seconds for status indicators—such as the output status LED on the power supply, the command display output, and messages on the LED display on the craft interface—to indicate that the power supply is functioning normally. Ignore error indicators that appear during the first 60 seconds.

Figure 1: Installing a DC Power Supply
Installing
a DC Power Supply
Figure 2: Connecting DC Power Cables to a DC Power Supply
Connecting
DC Power Cables to a DC Power Supply