Connecting the RPS Cable and AC Power Cord to an RPS-150XT

About this task

The RPS-150XT power supply is connected to the switch using the supplied RPS cable, as follows.

Caution

Caution

Observe all ESD precautions when handling sensitive electronic equipment.
Note

Note

The switch should not be powered on during installation or removal of the power supply. This is not a hot-swap procedure. Follow the steps in the order specified.
Warning

Warning

For some X440-G2 models, when the RPS is not powered on and is connected to a powered switch, there is potential for a sudden load change that causes the switch to reset. It is best practice to unplug the switch before connecting the RPS.

Procedure

  1. Connect one end of the RPS cable to the Redundant Power Supply connector at the rear of the power supply.
  2. Connect the other end of the RPS cable to the Redundant Power Supply connector on the switch.
    See RPS Cable and AC Power Cord Connections for the RPS-150XT.
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    RPS Cable and AC Power Cord Connections for the RPS-150XT
    1 = Switch 4 = Redundant Power Supply connector
    2 = RPS cable 5 = AC power cord
    3 = RPS-150XT 6 = AC power outlet with ground connection
    Note

    Note

    AC power cords and outlets vary depending on country.
  3. Connect the AC power cord to the AC input power connector on the power supply.
  4. Plug the AC power cord into the main AC power outlet.

Results

The AC OK and DC OK LEDs on the front of the power supply turn green to indicate that the connection was successful and the power supply is operating properly.

If the LEDs do not light properly, follow these steps to troubleshoot:

  • Check the AC power cord connection at the AC power source and make sure the power source is within specification.
  • Check the AC power connection to the power supply.
  • Swap the AC power cord with one that is known to work properly.