Install a V300 in a Single Rack Mount

Before you begin

The following tools and materials are required to install a non-PoE V300 Virtual Port Extender to a single rack mount:

  • ESD-preventive wrist strap
  • M4 #2 Phillips screwdriver (magnetic screwdriver recommended)
  • XN-2P-RMTKIT-1CS-001 - Single rack mount kit

Procedure

  1. Remove all contents of the single rack mount kit (XN-2P-RMTKIT-1CS-001).
  2. Attach the short and long ear brackets to the V300 using the screws provided.
  3. Secure the bracket flanges to the rack using the customer-provided screws appropriate for the rack you are using.
  4. After attaching the PSU bracket to the V300, attach the PSU to the PSU mounting brackets using two or four cable ties:
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    V300-8P-2X Single Rack Mounting with PSU
    V300-8P-2X forward facing, single mounted to right front rack rail with long ear bracket attached to left rack rail and PSU cable tied to the rear of the port extender
    V300-8P-2X rear side top view, single mounted to front left rack rail, and PSU cable tied to the rear of the port extender
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    V300HT-8P/8T-2X Single Rack Mounting with PSUs
    V300HT-8P-2X forward facing, single mounted to front right rack rail with long ear bracket attached to left rail and one PSU cable tied to each rear rack rail
    V300HT-8T-2X forward facing, single mounted to front right rack rail with long ear bracket attached to the left rack rail, one PSU cable tied to the rear of the long ear bracket and the other PSU cable tied to the rear of the port extender
  5. For a more secure attachment, attach the two PSU mounting brackets to the rack using customer-provided screws:
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    V300HT-8P/8T-2X Single Rack Mounting with DIN Rail and PSUs
    V300HT-8P-2X forward facing, single mounted to front right rack rail with long ear bracket attached to left rail and one PSU DIN rail mounted to each rear rack rail
    V300HT-8T-2X forward facing, single mounted to front right rack rail with long ear bracket attached to left rail one PSU DIN rail mounted to each rear rack rail
  6. Alternatively, the PSU can be mounted to the long rack ear using cable ties.