Removing a VX-RPS-1000 Redundant Power Supply

About this task

To remove an installed VX-RPS-1000 power supply that is attached to a V400 Virtual Port Extender, follow these steps.



Observe all ESD precautions when handling sensitive electronic equipment.


  1. Unplug the AC power cord from the AC power source first and then from the power supply.
  2. Disconnect the power cable from the output socket at the rear of the power supply.
  3. Disconnect the power cable from the RPS input connector on the rear of the V400 unit..
  4. Remove the power supply from the rack:
    1. If the power supply is attached to the rack with mounting brackets, hold it securely and remove the screws that attach the brackets to the rack posts.
    2. If the power supply is installed on a shelf, loosen the two retaining screws and carefully slide the power supply out of the shelf..
    3. Place the power supply onto a sturdy flat surface.
    4. Optionally, remove the rack-mounting brackets from the power supply.
  5. If you want to replace the power supply with a new one, follow the instructions in Installing a VX-RPS-1000 Redundant Power Supply.