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Fuse Replacement Procedure for the Cisco MeetingPlace 8106
This procedure describes how to replace the fuses for the Cisco MeetingPlace 8106 and contains the following topics:
Follow these general guidelines:
•If you want information about installing the Cisco MeetingPlace 8100 series hardware for the first time or information about upgrading the Cisco MeetingPlace 8100 series software, see the Installation and Upgrade Guide for Cisco MeetingPlace Audio Server Release 5.3 at the following URL:
•If you want information about configuring the Cisco MeetingPlace 8100 series, see the Configuration Guide for Cisco MeetingPlace Audio Server Release 5.3 at the following URL:
•For complete information about all of the Cisco conferencing documentation, including Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco MeetingPlace Series 8100, see the Guide to Cisco Conferencing Documentation and Support at the following URL:
Before Replacing Fuses
Ensure that you have the following tools to replace fuses in your Cisco MeetingPlace 8106:
How To Replace Fuses
Replacing fuses for the Cisco MeetingPlace 8106 consists of the following activities:
Powering Down the Cisco MeetingPlace 8106
Note As a courtesy, notify any current users that you are powering down the Cisco MeetingPlace 8106.
Step 1 Access the CLI.
Step 2 Log in as an administrator. The tech$ prompt appears.
Step 3 To stop new Cisco MeetingPlace activity, enter down. A verification prompt appears.
Step 4 At the prompt, enter y. The software shutdown process begins.
Step 5 Wait about 2 minutes for the software shutdown process to complete.
Step 6 At the tech$ prompt, enter halt. A verification prompt appears.
Step 7 At the prompt, enter y.
Step 8 Locate the power switch on the back of the Cisco MeetingPlace 8106 and turn it to the off position ("O").
Step 9 Remove the power cable from the back of the Cisco MeetingPlace 8106.
Note The power cable is part of the fuse holder module. You must disconnect the power cable before you can open the fuse panel and replace the fuses.
Step 1 Locate the fuse holder module. It is part of the power cord assembly on the back of the Cisco MeetingPlace 8106. See Figure 1.
Figure 1 Back of Cisco MeetingPlace 8106 with the Fuse Holder Module
Step 2 There is a notch at the bottom of the fuse panel where you can insert a flat-head screwdriver or some other flat object. Pry open the fuse panel. It opens upward from the bottom.
Step 3 Pull out the red fuse holder. The red fuse holder has a fuse on each side.
Step 4 Remove the old fuses by gently pulling them out.
Step 1 Pop the new fuses, one on each side, into the red fuse holder. The Cisco MeetingPlace 8106 uses two 4-amp, 250-volt, AGC-type fuses that have a 0.25 inch diameter and are 1.25 inches long.
Step 2 Slide the red fuse holder back into the fuse holder module.
Step 3 Snap shut the cover of the fuse panel.
Powering Up the Cisco MeetingPlace 8106
Step 1 Plug the power cable into the back of the Cisco MeetingPlace 8106.
Step 2 Locate the power switch on the back of the Cisco MeetingPlace 8106 and turn it to the on position (" | ").