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Installation Notes for the Cisco Redundant Power System 2300 Fan Module
This document describes how to remove and install the fan module used with the Cisco Redundant Power System 2300 (RPS 2300).
For more information about using the fan module with the RPS 2300 and for the translated safety warnings that appear in this publication, see the Cisco Redundant System 2300 Hardware Installation Guide on Cisco.com.
This document includes these sections:
Fan Module Overview
The RPS 2300 fan module (BLWR-RPS2300=) is a field-replacable unit (FRU) that you insert into the middle slot on the front of the RPS 2300 front panel. Figure 2 shows the location of the fan module in the RPS 2300 chassis.
Note The fan module is hot swappable. When the RPS 2300 is not backing up an external device, you can remove and replace the fan module without disconnecting the system power.
Figure 1 Fan Module Location in the Cisco RPS 2300
The fan module includes the system status LEDs, the DC output power LEDs, and the Select and the Standby/Active buttons for the RPS 2300 (Figure 2). The LEDs are described in Table 1 and Table 2. You can use the Select and Standby/Active buttons to select an RPS port and to place the RPS 2300 or an individual port in active or standby mode. For more information about these buttons, see the Cisco Redundant Power System 2300 Hardware Installation Guide.
Figure 2 Fan Module
DC output LEDs
The six DC output LEDs display the status of the six RPS output connectors that you use to connect the RPS 2300 to an external device. The output LEDs are numbered 1 to 6, which corresponds to the numbers on the DC outputs. Table 2 lists the LED colors and their meanings.
Removing and Installing the Fan Module
This section describes how to remove and install a new or replacement fan module in the RPS 2300. See these sections:
Tools and Equipment
Obtain these necessary tools and equipment:
•Ratcheting torque screwdriver with a number-2 Phillips head that exerts up to 15 pound-force inches (lbf-in.) or 240 ounce-force inches (ozf-in.) of pressure. The screwdriver shaft length should be at least 6-inches long.
Observe these guidelines when removing or installing a fan module:
•Do not force the fan module into the slot. This can damage the pins on the RPS 2300 if they are not aligned with the unit.
•A fan supply module that is only partially connected to the RPS 2300 can disrupt the system operation.
•The RPS 2300 supports hot swapping of the fan module when an external device is connected to it. When the RPS 2300 is not backing up an external device, you can remove and replace the fan module without disconnecting the system power.
•Make sure that all fan module captive screws are tightened before moving the RPS 2300.
Warning Do not reach into a vacant slot or chassis while you install or remove a module or a fan. Exposed circuitry could constitute an energy hazard. Statement 206
Warning Only trained and qualified personnel should be allowed to install, replace, or service this equipment. Statement 1030
Warning Do not work on the system or connect or disconnect cables during periods of lightning activity. Statement 1001
Removing the Fan Module
Caution Replace the fan within 2 minutes to avoid overheating the RPS 2300.
Follow these steps to remove the existing fan module from the RPS 2300:
Step 1 Use a number-2 Phillips screwdriver to loosen the two captive screws at the upper edge of the fan module that secure the fan to the RPS 2300 chassis.
Step 2 Remove the fan module from the fan slot by pulling on the extraction handle.
Installing the Fan Module
Follow these steps to install the new fan module into the RPS 2300.
Step 1 Insert the new fan module into the fan slot, and gently push the module into the slot (Figure 3). When correctly inserted, the fan module is flush with the RPS 2300 front panel.
Warning Do not reach into a vacant slot or chassis while you install or remove a module or a fan. Exposed circuitry could constitute an energy hazard. Statement 206
Figure 3 Inserting the Fan Module
Step 2 Align the two captive screws with the screw holes in the RPS 2300 front panel. Using a ratcheting torque screwdriver and a number-2 Phillips screwdriver bit, torque each screw to 5 lbf-in. (80 ozf-in.)
Verifying the Installation
Follow these steps to verify that the fan module is installed correctly:
Step 1 Listen for the fan; you should immediately hear it operating. If you do not hear it, make sure that the fan module is completely inserted in the RPS 2300 chassis and that the faceplate is flush with the RPS front panel.
Step 2 Confirm that the active/standby and fan LEDs on the fan module are green. See Table 1 for a description of the LEDs.
Step 3 If the fan does not operate, or if you experience trouble with the installation (for instance, if the captive installation screws do not align with the chassis holes), contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) for assistance.
This section includes the technical specifications and agency approvals for the fan module.
Table 4 EMC Approvals
FCC Part 15 Class A
EN 55022 (CISPR22)
EN 55024 (CISPR24)
VCCI Class A
AS/NZS CISPR22 Class A
China EMC Certifications
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