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Site Preparation Checklist for ACX710 Routers

The checklist in Table 1 summarizes the tasks you need to perform when preparing a site for an ACX710 router installation.

Table 1: Site Preparation Checklist for ACX710 Routers

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Verify that environmental factors such as temperature and humidity do not exceed router tolerances.

Environmental Requirements and Specifications for ACX710 Routers




Measure the distance between external power sources and router installation site.




Calculate the power consumption and requirements.

DC Power Specifications for ACX710 Routers



Rack or Cabinet

Verify that your rack or cabinet meets the minimum requirements for the installation of the router.

Rack Requirements for ACX710 Routers

Cabinet Requirements for ACX710 Routers



Plan rack or cabinet location, including required space clearances.

Clearance Requirements for Hardware Maintenance of ACX710 Routers



Secure the rack or cabinet to the floor and building structure.





Acquire cables and connectors:

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

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

Determining Transceiver Support for ACX710

Cable Specifications for QSFP+ and QSFP28 Transceivers



Plan cable routing and management.