Warranty Siemens warrants this product for a period of five (5) years from the date of purchase, conditional upon the return to factory for maintenance during the warranty term. This product contains no user-serviceable parts. Attempted service by unauthorized personnel shall render all warranties null and void.
Installation Guide Preface Preface This guide describes the RUGGEDCOM RX1500. It describes the major features of the device, installation, commissioning and important technical specifications. It is intended for use by network technical support personnel who are responsible for the installation, commissioning and maintenance of the device.
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Introduction Introduction The RUGGEDCOM RX1500 is a cost-efficient, rugged Layer 3 switch and router. The RX1500’s modular and field replaceable platform can be equipped with WAN, serial, and Ethernet options, making it ideally suited for electric power utilities, the industrial plant floor, and traffic control systems.
Section 1.2 Description The RX1500 features various ports, controls and indicator LEDs on the front panel for connecting, configuring and troubleshooting the device. Figure 1: RUGGEDCOM RX1500 1. Management Port 2. RS232 Serial Console Port (DB9) 3. Utility USB Port 4.
Configuration hazard – risk of data corruption/loss. Do not open the compact flash card port, unless specifically instructed to by a Siemens Customer Support representative. The warranty will be void otherwise. Removing the compact flash card improperly can corrupt configuration data.
This product contains no user-serviceable parts. Attempted service by unauthorized personnel shall render all warranties null and void. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Siemens Canada Ltd. could invalidate specifications, test results, and agency approvals, and void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
Chapter 2 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Installing the Device Installation Guide NOTE For detailed dimensions of the device with either rack, DIN rail or panel hardware installed, refer to Chapter 5, Dimension Drawings. The following sections describe the various methods of mounting the device: •...
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 2 Installation Guide Installing the Device NOTE The chassis features multiple mounting holes, allowing the rack mount adapters to be installed up to 25 mm (1 in) from the face of the device. Figure 2: Rack Mount Adapters 1.
Chapter 2 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Installing the Device Installation Guide Install one of the supplied screws on either side of the device to secure the adapters to the DIN rails. Section 2.1.3 Mounting the Device to a Panel For panel installations, the RX1500 can be equipped with panel/DIN rail adapters pre-installed on each side of the chassis.
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 2 Installation Guide Installing the Device DANGER! Electrocution hazard – risk of serious personal injury or death. The device may have two power supplies equipped, which may be connected to separate power sources. Make sure all power sources are off before servicing the power supply terminals.
Chapter 2 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Installing the Device Installation Guide Section 184.108.40.206 Installing a Power Supply To install a power supply, do the following: NOTE The power supplies are hot swappable. It is not necessary to disconnect power to the device before installing or removing a power supply.
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 2 Installation Guide Installing the Device Figure 7: Removing a Power Supply 1. Chassis 2. Power Supply 3. Screws Install the blank power module assembly into the empy slot to prevent the ingress of dust and dirt.
Chapter 2 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Installing the Device Installation Guide Figure 8: AC Terminal Block Wiring 1. Pluggable Terminal Block for HIP Power Supplies 2. Screw-Type Terminal Block for HI Power Supplies 3. Positive/Live (+/L) Terminal 4. Ground Terminal 5. Negative/Neutral (-/N) Terminal Connect the negative wire from the power source to the neutral/negative (-/N) terminal on the terminal block.
Chapter 2 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Installing the Device Installation Guide Figure 10: Failsafe Alarm Relay Wiring 1. Normally Open 2. Common 3. Normally Closed Section 2.4 Grounding the Device The RX1500 chassis ground terminal uses a #10-32 screw. It is recommended to terminate the ground connection with a #10 ring lug and torque it to 3.4 N·m (30 lbf·in).
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 2 Installation Guide Installing the Device Serial Console and Management Ports Connect a PC or terminal directly to the serial console or management ports to access the boot-time control and ROX II interfaces. The serial console port provides access to ROX II's console interface, while the management port provides access to ROX II's console and Web interfaces.
Siemens also does not recommend using copper Ethernet ports to interface with devices in the field across distances that could produce high levels of ground potential rise (i.e. greater than 2500 V), during line-to-ground fault conditions.
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 2 Installation Guide Installing the Device 1000Base- Cabling Category Required Action TX Compliant > 6 Connector and wiring standards to be determined. Follow these recommendations for copper data cabling in high electrical noise environments: • Data cable lengths should be as short as possible, preferably 3 m (10 ft) in length. Copper data cables should not be used for inter-building communications.
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 3 Installation Guide Communication Ports Communication Ports The RX1500 can be equipped with various types of communication ports to enhance its abilities and performance. Each set of communication ports is part of a field replaceable module that makes switching ports fast and easy.
Chapter 3 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Communication Ports Installation Guide Section 3.1 Copper Ethernet Ports The RX1500 supports several 10/100Base-TX Ethernet ports with RJ-45 or M12 (bypass or non-bypass) connectors. The RJ-45 and M12 connectors are directly connected to the chassis ground on the device and can accept CAT-5 shielded twisted-pair (STP) cables.
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 3 Installation Guide Communication Ports Figure 23: 4 x 4-Pin 10/100TX M12 D-Coded Ports Figure 24: 4 x 4-Pin 10/100TX with M12 D-Coded Bypass and Non-Bypass Ports Each port features an LED that indicates the state of the port.
Chapter 3 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Communication Ports Installation Guide 10/100/1000Base- 10/100Base-Tx Signal Tx Signal Reserved (Do Not Connect) Reserved (Do Not Connect) Reserved (Do Not Connect) Figure 26: 8-Pin M12 A-Coded Ethernet Port Pin Configuration Reserved (Do Not Connect) 10/100/1000Base-Tx Signal...
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 3 Installation Guide Communication Ports Section 3.2 Fiber Optic Ethernet Ports Fiber optic Ethernet ports are available with either MTRJ (Mechanical Transfer Registered Jack), LC (Lucent Connector), SC (Standard or Subscriber Connector) or ST (Straight Tip) connectors. Make sure the Transmit (Tx) and Receive (Rx) connections of each port are properly connected and matched to establish a proper link.
To install an SFP optical port, do the following: CAUTION! Electrical hazard – risk of damage to equipment. Use only components certified by Siemens with RUGGEDCOM products. Damage to the module and device may occur if compatibility and reliability have not been properly assessed.
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 3 Installation Guide Communication Ports Section 3.3.2 Removing an SFP Optical Port To remove an SFP optical port, do the following: CAUTION! Electrical hazard – risk of damage to equipment. Make sure all electrostatic energy is dissipated before performing installing or removing components from the device.
Chapter 3 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Communication Ports Installation Guide • The modules have no user serviceable parts and equipment must only be repaired by authorized Siemens personnel only. Figure 37: 1 × E1 with BNC Ports (E01) Figure 36: 1 × T1/E1 with RJ45 Ports (TC1) Figure 38: 2 ×...
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 3 Installation Guide Communication Ports Name Description Reserved (Do Not Connect) Section 3.5 Serial Ports The RX1500 supports RJ45 serial ports that may be used with a null modem (crossover) serial cable. Modes Each serial port can be run in RS232, RS485 or RS422 mode.
While cellular disruptions are uncommon when using a Siemens cellular modem, avoid using the cellular modem in applications where a communication failure could result in damage to equipment or personal injury to persons in the area. Siemens accepts no responsibility for any damages that may result due to wireless disruptions.
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 3 Installation Guide Communication Ports NOTE The cellular modems feature 50 Ω SMA antenna connectors on the front plate of each module. The HSPA option is available for use on various GSM-based networks. This option supports GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and WCDMA/HSDPA/HSUPA.
The cellular modem module is approved for modular use in mobile applications. The module, as part of the RUGGEDCOM RX1500, can be integrated into a final product without additional certification from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) or Industry Canada (IC) if the application meets the following requirements:...
NOTE The RUGGEDCOM RX1500 only supports mini-SIM cards (2FF size format. Remove the module from the chassis. On the smooth side of the module, remove the four screws and separate the back of the module from the module chassis.
Chapter 3 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Communication Ports Installation Guide Figure 46: W11, W21 Cellular Modem 1. SIM Card Cage 1 Figure 47: W12, W22, W32 Cellular Modem 1. SIM Card Cage 1 2. SIM Card Cage 2 Open SIM card cage 1 by sliding the silver catch towards the antenna connectors and flip the cage up.
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 3 Installation Guide Communication Ports Section 3.7 DDS (Digital Data Services) Modules The RX1500 can be equipped with a DDS port line module that supports 56 kbps (Master/Slave) and 64 kbps (Slave) line rates. Figure 48: 1 × DDS with RJ-48S Ports (D02) 1.
Chapter 3 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Communication Ports Installation Guide LED Color Status The interface is receiving or transmitting an RAI (Remote Alarm Indication) or AIS (Alarm Indication Signal) alarm. The interface is disabled. Pin-Out The following is the pin-out for the DDS RJ-48S ports:...
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 3 Installation Guide Communication Ports Section 3.9 Installing/Removing Modules The following sections describe how to install and remove modules: • Section 3.9.1, “Installing a Module” • Section 3.9.2, “Removing a Module” Section 3.9.1 Installing a Module Upon installing a new module in the device, all the features associated to the module are available in the operating system.
Chapter 3 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Communication Ports Installation Guide Section 3.9.2 Removing a Module Once a module is removed, all the features associated with the module are hidden or disabled in the operating system. To remove a module, do the following: Make sure power to the device has been disconnected and wait approximately two minutes for any remaining energy to dissipate.
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 3 Installation Guide Communication Ports • The shield should be connected to earth ground at a single point to avoid loop currents. • The twisted pair should be terminated at each end of the chain. The following shows the recommended RS485 wiring.
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 4 Installation Guide Technical Specifications Technical Specifications The following sections provide important technical specifications related to the device and available modules: • Section 4.1, “Power Supply Specifications” • Section 4.2, “Failsafe Relay Specifications” • Section 4.3, “Copper Serial Port Specifications”...
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 4 Installation Guide Technical Specifications Auto-crossover and auto-polarity. RMS 1 minute. Section 4.5 Fiber Optic Ethernet Port Specifications The following sections detail fiber optic specifications for ports that can be equipped on the RX1500. The user determines the type of optics at the time of ordering, and can determine the ports installed on a particular unit by reading the factory data file via the ROX II user interface.
NOTE • Maximum segment length is greatly dependent on factors such as fiber quality, and the number of patches and splices. Consult a Siemens sales associate when determining maximum segment distances. • All optical power numbers are listed as dBm averages.
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 4 Installation Guide Technical Specifications Section 4.7 Operating Environment NOTE The ambient operating temperature is reduced for devices equipped with a cellular modem. For more information, refer to Section 4.6, “Cellular Modem Specifications”. Parameter Range Comments Ambient Operating Temperature -40 to 85 °C...
Chapter 4 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Technical Specifications Installation Guide Parameter Value Weight Approximately 4.7 kg (10.3 lb) Ingress Protection IP40 Enclosure Aluminum Mechanical Specifications...
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 6 Installation Guide Certification Certification The RUGGEDCOM RX1500 device has been thoroughly tested to guarantee its conformance with recognized standards and has received approval from recognized regulatory agencies. • Section 6.1, “Standards Compliance” • Section 6.2, “Agency Approvals”...
Chapter 6 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Certification Installation Guide Agency Standards Comments FCC ID for W11 and W12: N7NMC8705 FCC ID for W32: N7NMC8705/N7N-MC5728 FDA/CDRH 21 CFR Chapter I, Sub-chapter J Laser Eye Safety ISO9001:2008 Designed and manufactured using an ISO9001: 2008 certified quality program...
RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Chapter 6 Installation Guide Certification Severity Test Description Test Levels Levels Earth ground ports IEC 61000-4-5 Surge Signal ports ± 2 kV Line-to-Ground, ± 2 kV Line-to-Line DC Power Ports ± 2 kV Line-to-Ground, ± 1 kV Line-to-Line AC Power Ports ±...
Chapter 6 RUGGEDCOM RX1500 Certification Installation Guide Description Test Levels HV Impulse Signal ports 5 kV (Failsafe Relay Output) DC Power Ports 5 kV AC Power Ports Dielectric Strength Signal ports 2 kV DC Power Ports 1.5 kV AC Power Ports...