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    Lenovo RackSwitch G7028 Installation Guide...

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    LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant a General Services Administration “GSA” contract, use, reproduction, or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in Contract No. GS-35F-05925. Lenovo and the Lenovo logo are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Cabling Guidelines ..... . 34 Installing the G7028 in a Rack ....35 Installing the G7028 in a Standard Equipment Rack .

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    Removing the Air-Duct Option ....65 Replacing the G7028 ..... . . 66 Preparing and Returning the G7028 .

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    Power Specifications ..... . . 86 Switching Performance ..... . 86 © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Contents...

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  • Page 7: Safety Information

    Prima di installare questo prodotto, leggere le Informazioni sulla Sicurezza. Πред да инсталира овој продукт, прочитајте информацијата за безбедност. Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. Przed zainstalowaniem tego produktu, należy zapoznać się z książką “Informacje dotyczace bezpieczeństwa” (Safety Information). © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Safety Information...

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    Antes de instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad. Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. Bu ürünü kurmadan önce güvenlik bilgilerini okuyun. Youq mwngz yungh canjbinj neix gaxgonq, itdingh aeu doeg aen canjbinj soengq cungj vahgangj ancien suisik. G7028 Installation Guide...

  • Page 9: Safety Statements

    Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam. Class 1 Laser Product Laser Klasse 1 Laser Klass 1 Luokan 1 Laserlaite Appareil À Laser de Classe 1 © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Safety Information...

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    Overloading a branch circuit is potentially a fire hazard and a shock hazard under certain conditions. To avoid these hazards, ensure that your system electrical requirements do not exceed branch circuit protection requirements. Refer to the information that is provided with your device for electrical specifications. G7028 Installation Guide...

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    Statement 25 CAUTION: This product contains a Class 1M laser. Do not view directly with optical instruments. Statement 26 CAUTION: Do not place any object on top of rack-mounted devices. © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Safety Information...

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    4. Attach signal cables to other 2. Remove the signal cables from the devices. connectors. 5. Connect power cords to their 3. Remove all cables from the sources. devices. 6. Turn ON all the power sources. G7028 Installation Guide...

  • Page 13: Other Important Safety Notices

    Multiple devices extended into the service position can cause your rack cabinet to tip. • If you are not using the Lenovo 9308 rack cabinet, securely anchor the rack cabinet to ensure its stability. Other Important Safety Notices Important This product is also designed for IT power distribution systems with phase-to-phase voltage of 230V.

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  • Page 15: Chapter 1. The Rackswitch G7028

    SFP+ ports can be populated with optical or copper transceiver modules or Direct-Attach Cables (DACs). The G7028 has rear-to-front airflow. It is 1U in height and can be mounted horizontally or vertically, depending on your application. Mounting options are available for a variety of rack systems.

  • Page 16: Notices And Statements In This Document

    If you are using a Linux operating system, insert the CD into the CD or DVD drive and run the following command from the mnt/cd directory: sh.linux.sh When the CD is mounted, open the directories and documents that support your product. G7028 Installation Guide...

  • Page 17: Related Documentation

    Related Documentation Additional or updated product documents may be available from the Lenovo website. Such documents may cover features not described in the original documentation that comes with the switch, or may include technical updates or corrections. You can obtain up-to-date information on the Lenovo support website: http://support.lenovo.com/...

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  • Page 19: Chapter 2. Switch Components

    This chapter describes the G7028 hardware components. Switch Unit The G7028 is a 1U rack-mountable GbE switch with rear-to-front airflow. You can mount the switch in either the horizontal or vertical orientation. The following illustrations show the features on the front and rear of the switch.

  • Page 20: Management Panel

    To connect a computer or terminal to the switch using the included kit, first connect one end of the Category 5 patch cable to the RJ-45 serial port on the G7028, then connect the other end of the patch cable to the RJ-45-to-DB9 adapter (see the following illustration).

  • Page 21: Rj-45 Management Port

    Normal reset—Press and release Reset. The switch resets and reloads the configuration files. • Factory reset—Press and hold Reset for more than five seconds. The switch resets and reverts all configuration settings to the factory defaults. © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Chapter 2: Switch Components...

  • Page 22: System Status Leds

    USB drive, or from the USB drive to the switch. You can also start the switch using files on the USB drive. For more information about using the USB drive, see the RackSwitch G7028/G7052 Release Notes.

  • Page 23: Sfp+ Ports

    Appareil À Laser de Classe 1 Four 10 GbE SFP+ ports are available on the front panel. These ports accept supported optical or copper SFP or SFP+ transceivers, or DACs. Transceivers must be purchased separately. © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Chapter 2: Switch Components...

  • Page 24: Rj-45 Ports

    Activity RJ-45 Ports There are twenty-four 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) RJ-45 ports on the front of the G7028. To attach an RJ-45 connector to the switch, push the RJ-45 cable connector into the port connector until it clicks into place.

  • Page 25: Rear Panel

    If there is a failure of one or more fans, the front panel Fan LED flashes. Power Supply The rear panel of the G7028 has two power connectors. The IEC 320 power connector is for primary AC power when attached to a universal grounded AC power source.

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    There is no power switch on the G7028 power modules; the switch powers up when power is supplied through the power cord to one or both power supplies.

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    The LED flashes when only one power cord is connected, and is steady when both power cords are connected (see “System Status LEDs” on page 22). © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Chapter 2: Switch Components...

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  • Page 29: Chapter 3. Installing G7028 Hardware And Options

    – “Installing the G7028 in a Standard Equipment Rack” on page 35 – “Installing the G7028 in a Lenovo System x or Power Rack” on page 38 – “Installing the G7028 in a Lenovo iDataPlex Rack” on page 43 •...

  • Page 30: Before Installing The G7028

    Some of the product information labels may be hidden from view once the G7028 is installed. To prevent the need to remove the switch in order to read required product...

  • Page 31: Required Tools

    Required Tools You need the following tools or equipment to install the G7028: • Standard flat-blade screwdriver • #2 Phillips screwdriver • Electrostatic discharge wrist strap Package Contents The basic G7028 package contains the following items: • One RackSwitch G7028 unit with rear-to-front airflow •...

  • Page 32: Preventing Electric Shock

    This product does not contain any user-serviceable parts. Do not remove the cover of this device. The G7028 AC power module is designed to work with single-phase power systems that have a grounded neutral conductor. For your safety, a power cord with a ground attachment plug is available to order for use with this product.

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    2. Remove the signal cables from the devices. connectors. 5. Connect power cords to their 3. Remove all cables from the sources. devices. 6. Turn ON all the power sources. © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Chapter 3: Installing G7028 Hardware and Options...

  • Page 34: Handling Static-sensitive Devices

    Make sure that the radius of any bend does not exceed the vendor recommended minimum bend radius. • Do not stress cables and connectors by applying additional twists, tension beyond load ratings, stapling, or applying nylon tie-wraps with a tie-wrap puller. G7028 Installation Guide...

  • Page 35: Installing The G7028 In A Rack

    Installing the G7028 in a Standard Equipment Rack This section describes how to install the G7028 in a standard 19-inch equipment rack using the mounting kit included with the switch. For information about mounting the switch in other supported racks, see the appropriate section in this chapter.

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    To install the G7028 in a standard equipment rack, complete the following steps: 1. Locate, record, and retain the product switch information in order to configure and register your product. See “Recording Important Product Information” on page Note: If this switch is a replacement switch, copy the product information from the original switch onto the RID label that is shipped with replacement switch and affix the new label to the bottom of the new switch.

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    8. Initialize the switch. See Chapter 5, “Initializing the G7028,” on page 9. If the switch is a replacement unit, set Vital Product Data (see “Configuring Vital Product Data” on page 66). © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Chapter 3: Installing G7028 Hardware and Options...

  • Page 38: Installing The G7028 In A Lenovo System X Or Power Rack

    CAUTION: Do not place any object on top of rack-mounted devices. To install the G7028 in a System x or Power rack, complete the following steps: 1. Locate, record, and retain the product switch information in order to configure and register your product. See “Recording Important Product Information”...

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    (Item 2). Torque the screws to approximately 2.0 newton-meters (Nm) ± 0.1 Nm (17.7 inch-pounds). 4. From the front, slide the switch into the rack at the desired height. © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Chapter 3: Installing G7028 Hardware and Options...

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    (Item 10), and either clip nuts (Item 4) or cage nuts (Item 5). Torque the screws to approximately 5.7 Nm ± 0.1 Nm (50 inch-pounds). 6. Slide the rear mounting brackets (Item 7 and Item 8) into the slots available on the front mounting brackets. G7028 Installation Guide...

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    Torque the screws to approximately 0.5 Nm (4 inch-pounds). 9. If installing the 1U air-duct option, see the instruction on page 10. Connect all external cables in accordance with the “Cabling Guidelines” on page © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Chapter 3: Installing G7028 Hardware and Options...

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    Note: The power cord retention clip is not used when the 1U air-duct option is installed. 12. Initialize the switch. See Chapter 5, “Initializing the G7028,” on page 13. If the switch is a replacement unit, set Vital Product Data (see “Configuring Vital Product Data” on page 66). G7028 Installation Guide...

  • Page 43: Installing The G7028 In A Lenovo Idataplex Rack

    Installing the G7028 in a Lenovo iDataPlex Rack This section describes how to install the G7028 in a Lenovo iDataPlex rack. The iDataPlex mounting kit allows the switch to be mounted either horizontally or vertically. The kit must be purchased separately. It includes the following parts: Table 9.

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    M4 screws (Item 2). Torque the screws to approximately 2 newton-meters (Nm) +/- 0.1 Nm (17.7 inch-pounds). 4. From the front, slide the switch into the rack at the desired height. G7028 Installation Guide...

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    5.7 Nm +/- 0.1 Nm (50 inch-pounds). 7. If installing the 1U air-duct option, see the instruction on page 8. Connect all external cables in accordance with the “Cabling Guidelines” on page © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Chapter 3: Installing G7028 Hardware and Options...

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    Note: The power cord retention clip is not used when the 1U air-duct option is installed. 10. Initialize the switch. See Chapter 5, “Initializing the G7028,” on page 11. If the switch is a replacement unit, set Vital Product Data (see “Configuring Vital Product Data” on page 66). G7028 Installation Guide...

  • Page 47: Installing The Air-duct Option

    Installing the Air-Duct Option The G7028 supports an optional 1U air duct to maximize air flow conditions in a 19” rack. For information on removing an installed 1U air-duct option, see “Removing the Air-Duct Option” on page The following table lists the parts included with the air-duct option kit.

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    2. Place the half shears on the rear side of the foam carriers and use the M3.5 mounting rail screws to secure the foam carrier assemblies snugly against the rear of the G7028 unit. Torque the screws to approximately 1.1 Nm ± 0.1 Nm (10 inch-pounds).

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    3. Plug the power cords into their respective G7028 power connectors and using tie wraps, secure the power cords to the mounting rails. Power connection Tie wraps Tie wraps Power connection 4. Secure the air-duct mounting bracket to the rails with M6 screws. Torque the screws to approximately 5.7 Nm ±...

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    6. Gently slide the air-duct unit side flanges into the card guides until the unit is seated firmly. Make sure that the foam strip is oriented on top. Foam Card guides thumbscrews Side flanges 7. Secure the air-duct unit to the air-duct brackets with the two M4 thumbscrews. G7028 Installation Guide...

  • Page 51: Installing Port Transceivers

    “Installing an SFP+ Optical Transceiver” on page 52 Installing an SFP Copper Transceiver Approved 1 GbE SFP copper transceivers are supported in G7028 SFP+ port slots. The SFP copper transceiver provides an RJ-45 connector that accepts a standard 10/100/1000BASE-T (Category 5) cable.

  • Page 52: Installing An Sfp+ Optical Transceiver

    After you remove the transceiver, replace the safety cap. Installing an SFP+ Optical Transceiver Approved 10 GbE SFP+ optical transceivers are supported in G7028 SFP+ port slots. The SFP+ optical transceiver provides two fiber-optic cable connectors for connecting to external ports.

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    To remove an SFP+ optical transceiver, disconnect the fiber-optic cable, and pull down the locking lever to release the transceiver. After you remove the transceiver, replace the safety cap. © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Chapter 3: Installing G7028 Hardware and Options...

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  • Page 55: Chapter 4. Removing And Replacing G7028 Components

    – “Removing the G7028 from a Standard Equipment Rack” on page 57 – “Removing the G7028 from a Lenovo System x or Power Rack” on page 59 – “Removing the G7028 from a Lenovo iDataPlex Rack” on page 62 •...

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    2. Pull down the locking lever to release the transceiver. 3. Gently slide the transceiver out of the switch. 4. After you remove the transceiver, replace the safety cap. To replace the transceiver module, see the appropriate section under “Installing Port Transceivers” on page G7028 Installation Guide...

  • Page 57: Removing The G7028 From A Standard Equipment Rack

    Removing the G7028 from a Standard Equipment Rack This section describes how to remove the G7028 from a standard 19-inch equipment rack. For information about removing the switch from other supported racks, see the appropriate section in this chapter. To remove the G7028 from a standard rack, complete the following steps: 1.

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    5. Slide the switch unit out of the rack. 6. Loosen and remove the M4 screws attaching the mounting bracket on each side of the switch. 7. If replacing the unit with another G7028, see “Replacing the G7028” on page...

  • Page 59: Removing The G7028 From A Lenovo System X Or Power Rack

    Removing the G7028 from a Lenovo System x or Power Rack This section describes how to remove the G7028 from a Lenovo System x or Power 4-post rack. To remove the G7028 from a System x or Power rack, complete the following steps: 1.

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    5. Loosen and remove the M6 screws, washers, and clip nuts (or cage nuts) that attach the filler plate and rear mounting brackets to the rear rack posts. 6. Slide the rear mounting brackets out of their slots in the front mounting brackets. G7028 Installation Guide...

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    7. Loosen and remove the M6 screws, washers, and clip nuts (or cage nuts) connecting the front mounting brackets to the front rack posts. 8. Slide the G7028 unit out of the rack. 9. Loosen and remove the M4 screws that attach the front mounting brackets to each side of the switch.

  • Page 62: Removing The G7028 From A Lenovo Idataplex Rack

    Removing the G7028 from a Lenovo iDataPlex Rack This section describes how to remove the G7028 from a Lenovo iDataPlex rack. To remove the G7028 from an iDataPlex rack, complete the following steps: 1. If the power cord retention clip is installed, remove it: 2.

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    4. Loosen and remove the M6 washers, screws, and clip nuts that attach the alignment plate. 5. Loosen and remove the M6 washers and screws that mount the switch into the rack. 6. Slide the switch out of the rack. © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Chapter 4: Removing and Replacing G7028 Components...

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    7. Loosen and remove the M4 screws that attach front and rear mounting brackets to each side of the switch. 8. If replacing the unit with another G7028, see “Replacing the G7028” on page G7028 Installation Guide...

  • Page 65: Removing The Air-duct Option

    Removing the Air-Duct Option The G7028 supports an optional 1U air duct to maximize air flow conditions in a Lenovo Power Systems Group rack. To remove an installed 1U air-duct option from a 19” rack, complete the following steps. 1. Loosen the M4 thumbscrews securing the air-duct unit to the mounting brackets.

  • Page 66: Replacing The G7028

    Assistance” on page 75 to help you gather all the required information that is necessary to return a component. After you remove the G7028 unit, securely pack it for shipping. Install the replacement G7028 hardware as directed in Chapter 3, “Installing G7028 Hardware and Options”...

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    1000001 is the serial number of your old unit. Note: The serial number shown here is merely an example—use the actual serial number recorded from your old G7028 unit. 5. Reset the switch using the following command: RS G7028 (config)# reload 6.

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  • Page 69: Chapter 5. Initializing The G7028

    Chapter 5. Initializing the G7028 When you supply power to the G7028, the switch initializes automatically for basic functions. Statement 5 CAUTION: The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord.

  • Page 70: Using The Management Port

    Memory Test ........ Production Mode PPCBoot 0.0.0.10 (new flash) Memory Test (0x00) ......PASSED Lenovo RS G7028 Jan 6 00:11:36 2015: Password: At the prompt, type the switch password and press Enter. The default is admin. Note: If the switch has already started prior to your connection, you may need to press Enter to display the password prompt.

  • Page 71: Configuring An Ip Interface For Remote Access

    RS G7028 (config-ip-if)# enable RS G7028 (config-ip-if)# exit 4. Configure the default gateway. Enable the gateway. RS G7028 (config)# ip gateway 1 address 10.10.10.1 (example gateway address) RS G7028 (config)# ip gateway 1 enable After you configure the IP address for your switch and you have an existing network connection, you can use the Telnet program from an external management station to access and control the switch.

  • Page 72: Updating Firmware

    Updating Firmware If firmware updates are available, you can download them from the Lenovo website. The switch might have features that are not described in the documentation that comes with the switch, and the documentation might be updated occasionally to include information about those features, or technical updates might be available to provide additional information that is not included in the switch documentation.

  • Page 73: Chapter 6. Troubleshooting

    If you have problems accessing the switch or working with the firmware, see the Command Reference for the switch. For information about calling Lenovo for service, see Appendix A, “Getting Help and Technical Assistance”...

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  • Page 75: Appendix A. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about Lenovo products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from Lenovo to assist you. This appendix will help you obtain additional information about Lenovo and Lenovo products, and determine what to do if you experience a problem with your Lenovo system or optional device.

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  • Page 77: Appendix B. Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this Lenovo product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk.

  • Page 78: Trademarks

    (TBW). A device that has exceeded this limit might fail to respond to system-generated commands or might be incapable of being written to. Lenovo is not responsible for replacement of a device that has exceeded its maximum guaranteed number of program/erase cycles, as documented in the Official Published Specifications for the device.

  • Page 79: Recycling Information

    Lenovo makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-Lenovo products. Support (if any) for the non-Lenovo products is provided by the third party, not Lenovo. Some software might differ from its retail version (if available) and might not include user manuals or all program functionality.

  • Page 80: Particulate Contamination

    If Lenovo determines that the levels of particulates or gases in your environment have caused damage to the device, Lenovo may condition provision of repair or replacement of devices or parts on implementation of appropriate remedial measures to mitigate such environmental contamination.

  • Page 81: Telecommunication Regulatory Statement

    Further certification may be required by law prior to making any such connection. Contact a Lenovo representative or reseller for any questions. Electronic Emission Notices When you attach a monitor to the equipment, you must use the designated monitor cable and any interference suppression devices that are supplied with the monitor.

  • Page 82: Germany Class A Statement

    EU-Mitgliedsstaaten und hält die Grenzwerte der EN 55022 Klasse A ein. Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte wie in den Handbüchern beschrieben zu installieren und zu betreiben. Des Weiteren dürfen auch nur von der Lenovo empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden. Lenovo übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Einhaltung der Schutzanforderungen, wenn das Produkt ohne Zustimmung...

  • Page 83: Vcci Class A Statement

    Korea Communications Commission (KCC) Statement This is electromagnetic wave compatibility equipment for business (Type A). Sellers and users need to pay attention to it. This is for any areas other than home. © Copyright Lenovo 2015 Appendix B: Notices...

  • Page 84: Russia Electromagnetic Interference (emi) Class A Statement

    Russia Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Class A Statement People’s Republic of China Class A Electronic Emission Statement Taiwan Class A Compliance Statement G7028 Installation Guide...

  • Page 85: Appendix C. Technical Specifications

    Appendix C. Technical Specifications The G7028 technical specifications are described in the following sections. Physical Characteristics The physical characteristics of the G7028 are listed in the following table. Table 11. Physical characteristics Specification Physical characteristics Dimensions (H x W x D) 4.4 x 43.9 x 38.2 cm...

  • Page 86: Power Specifications

    Power Specifications The power specifications for the G7028 are listed in the following table. Table 13. G7028 AC power specifications Specification Measurement Number of power supplies AC-input frequency (universal) 50–60 Hz AC-input voltage (universal) 100–240 VAC AC inrush current 30 A (RMS) @ 115 VAC/60 Hz...

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