Figure 46 MPO fiber connector
Connect one end of the fiber to the SFP module of the 12500E switch.
Connect the other end of the fiber to the peer device.
Connecting an SFP+ cable and a QSFP+ cable (optional)
The installation of the SFP+ cable and QSFP+ cable is similar. This section uses an SFP+ cable as an
SFP+ cables are hot swappable.
When connecting an SFP+ cable, make sure the bend radius of the cable is no less than eight times of
the diameter of the cable.
To connect an SFP+ cable:
Wear an ESD wrist strap and make sure the strap has a good skin contact and is correctly
Unpack the SFP+ cable.
Insert one end of the plug of the SFP+ cable horizontally into the SFP+ slot on the switch and the
other end of the plug into the SFP+ slot of the peer device.
Figure 47 Connecting the SFP+ cable
(1) Pull latch