This procedure explains how to set the power class for an ONS1580x
system on several types of amplifiers.
There are no specific requirements for this document.
In order to follow this procedure, it is necessary to have Cisco
Photonics Local Terminal (CPLT) software installed on a PC running Windows 95
Windows 98 or Windows 2000.
Depending on how you plan to establish the connection with an ONS1580x,
it is necessary to have right cable. There are two possibilities:
For more information, refer to the CPLT software administration manual.
Note: It is also necessary to be familiar with CPLT in order to establish a
connection with network elements (NE). For this action is necessary to have
The information presented in this document was created from devices in
a specific lab environment. All of the devices used in this document started
with a cleared (default) configuration. If you are working in a live network,
ensure that you understand the potential impact of any command before using
For more information on document conventions, see the
Technical Tips Conventions.
Three different power levels are available:
Each level corresponds to a range of channels. Every time an amplifier
is replaced, power class configuration is required before line activation.
In this section, you are presented with the information to configure
the features described in this document.
Connect to the ONS 1580x system as described as describes in CPLT
manual. The CPLT main window appears.
Select an amplifier module by double clicking on the module name.
The Module Property window opens.
Select the Action List tab from the Module
Click the Powclass button. The Power Class window
Select the Option button for the desired power
level for the amplifier.
Click Execute to change the power class to the
selected level, or click Close to return to the Action
List tab on the module property sheet without changing the power
There is currently no verification procedure available for this
There is currently no specific troubleshooting information available
for this configuration.