Installing up to Three VX-RPS-1000 Power Supplies on a Shelf

About this task

You can install up to three VX-RPS-1000 power supplies in the 3-Slot Modular Shelf (Part no. 18201). The shelf is mounted in a standard equipment rack.

You will need four customer-supplied screws to attach the shelf to a standard 19-inch rack.
Caution

Caution

Observe all ESD precautions when handling sensitive electronic equipment.
Caution

Caution

Before rack-mounting the device, ensure that the rack can support it without compromising stability. Otherwise, personal injury and/or equipment damage may result.

To install the VX-RPS-1000 in the 3-slot shelf, follow these steps.

Procedure

  1. Attach mounting brackets to the shelf, following the instructions included in the shelf packaging.
  2. Attach the shelf to the rack, using the screws provided, as shown in VX-RPS-1000 Shelf Mounted in a Rack.
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    VX-RPS-1000 Shelf Mounted in a Rack
    VX-RPS-1000 Shelf Mounted in a Rack
  3. Slide a power supply into an empty bay in the shelf, as shown in Inserting a VX-RPS-1000 Power Supply into the Shelf.
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    Inserting a VX-RPS-1000 Power Supply into the Shelf
    Inserting a VX-RPS-1000 Power Supply into the Shelf
  4. Tighten the two retaining screws until the power supply is firmly attached to the shelf.
  5. Connect a power cable (included with the power supply) to the output socket on the power supply and the RPS input connector on the rear of the V400 unit.
  6. Connect an AC power cord (not included) to the AC power input socket on the power supply and to an AC power outlet.
    When power is connected, verify that the power supply‘s DC OK LED turns green. Verify that the port extender‘s PWR LED turns green.
  7. Secure the power supply to the shelf using two captive screws on the front panel of the power supply.
  8. Optionally, install additional power supplies on the shelf – up to three in all.