Connecting the EPS-160 Power Supply to the Switch

One end of the EPS-160 redundant power cord has a keyed connector to ensure correct alignment of the connector.

The key is a plastic tab on the cord connector housing that fits into the EPS-160 unit.
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Redundant Power Cord Connector
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Caution

Caution

Always connect the redundant power supply cord before you attach the AC power cord to the EPS-160 power supply.

To connect the EPS-160 power supply to the switch:

  1. Connect the keyed end of the redundant power supply cord to the EPS-160 power supply (see Redundant Power Connections).
  2. Connect the other end of the redundant power supply cord to the Extreme switch (see Redundant Power Connections).

    This connector end can only be inserted into the switch with the end marked TOP facing up.

    Note

    Note

    If your switch was shipped with a metal cover plate over the redundant power input connector, remove the cover.
    Warning

    Warning

    The redundant power input connector on the rear of the switch contains high energy and is a burn hazard. Use care when connecting the redundant power supply cord to the rear of the switch.
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    Redundant Power Connections
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  3. Connect an appropriate AC power cord to the AC connector on each unit.
    Note

    Note

    An AC power cord is not provided with the EPS-160 unit. For information about selecting a power cord, see Power Cord Requirements for AC-Powered Switches and AC Power Supplies.

The Power LED on the front of the EPS-160 should light solid green to indicate that it is ready.