Help us improve your experience.

Let us know what you think.

Do you have time for a two-minute survey?


Powering Off a TCX1000-RDM20


Use the following procedure to power off a TCX1000-RDM20.

Before you power off a TCX1000-RDM20:

  • Ensure that you have taken the necessary precautions to prevent electrostatic discharge (ESD) damage. See Prevention of Electrostatic Discharge Damage.

  • Ensure that you do not need to route traffic through the TCX1000-RDM20.

  • Ensure that you have the following parts and tools available to power off the TCX1000-RDM20:

    • An ESD grounding strap

    • An external management device such as a PC

To power off an TCX1000-RDM20:

  1. Attach an ESD grounding strap to your bare wrist to prevent damage to the equipment caused by static discharge. Connect the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis.
  2. Disconnect power to the TCX1000-RDM20:

    • AC power supply—If the AC power source outlet has a power switch, set it to the off (O) position. If the AC power source outlet does not have a power switch, gently pull out the male end of the power cord connected to the power source outlet.

    • DC power supply—Switch the circuit breaker on the panel board that services the DC circuit to the off position.

  3. Remove the power source cable from the power supply faceplate:

    • AC power supply—Gently pull out the female end of the power plug connected to the power supply faceplate.

    • DC power supply—Remove the plastic cover and remove the lug and cable from the terminal screws.