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Overview of Preparing the Site for a TX Matrix Plus Router

 

To prepare a site for TX Matrix Plus router installation:

  1. Verify that environmental factors such as temperature and humidity do not exceed TX Matrix Plus router tolerances.

    TX Matrix Plus Router Environmental Specifications.

  2. Verify that the site and installation plan meets all safety guidelines and requirements.

    General Safety Guidelines for Juniper Networks Devices and TX Matrix Plus Installation Safety Guidelines.

  3. Measure distance between external power sources and TX Matrix Plus router installation site.

    TX Matrix Plus DC Power Cable and Cable Lug Specifications.

  4. Locate sites for connection of system grounding.

    TX Matrix Plus Chassis Grounding Specifications.

  5. Calculate the power consumption and requirements.

    TX Matrix Plus Router Power Requirements.

  6. Verify that the plan for power installation meets all electrical safety guidelines.
  7. Choose the routing matrix rack configuration (centralized or distributed).

    Rack Requirements for a TX Matrix Plus Router

  8. Plan rack location, including required space clearances.

    TX Matrix Plus Clearance Requirements for Airflow and Hardware Maintenance.

  9. Verify that your rack meets the minimum requirements for the installation of the TX Matrix Plus router.

    Rack Requirements for a TX Matrix Plus Router.

  10. Plan to secure the rack to the floor and building structure.

    Rack Requirements for a TX Matrix Plus Router.

  11. Acquire cables and connectors:

    • Determine the number of cables needed based on your planned routing matrix configuration.

    • Review the maximum distance allowed for each cable. Choose the length of cable based on the distance between the hardware components being connected.

    Switching Plane Cable Connections and Considerations.
  12. Plan the cable routing and management.

    Switching Plane Cable Connections and Considerations.