Help us improve your experience.

Let us know what you think.

Do you have time for a two-minute survey?


MX2010 Chassis Moving Guidelines

The fully configured chassis with the cable managers weighs up to 985 lb (446.79 kg), or 324 lb (146.96 kg) with components removed. Observe the following guidelines for moving the router:

  • Before moving the router, read the Overview of Preparing the Site for the MX2010 Router to verify that the intended site meets the specified power, environmental, and clearance requirements.

  • Do not attempt to move a fully-configured router by yourself. Use a pallet jack with the attachment and a four-person team to maneuver the router into a rack.

  • Before moving the router, disconnect all external cables.

    To move routing devices and components, use the following guidelines:

    • 1 person to lift or move up to 39.7 lb (18.0 kg)

    • 2 people to lift or move up to 70.5 lb (32.0 kg)

    • 3 people to lift or move up to 220 lb (99.8 kg)

    • 4 people to lift or move over 300 lb (136.0 kg)

    As when moving any heavy object, lift most of the weight with your legs rather than your back. Keep your knees bent and your back relatively straight and avoid twisting your body as you lift. Balance the load evenly and be sure that your footing is solid.