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4022871 Rev C
Model GS7000 GainMaker Node
Seg2Way Status Monitor/Local
Control Module
Installation and Operation Guide



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    4022871 Rev C Model GS7000 GainMaker Node Seg2Way Status Monitor/Local Control Module Installation and Operation Guide...

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    For Your Safety Explanation of Warning and Caution Icons Avoid personal injury and product damage! Do not proceed beyond any symbol until you fully understand the indicated conditions. The following warning and caution icons alert you to important information about the safe operation of this product: You may find this symbol in the document that accompanies this product.

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    Copyright © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. Information in this publication is subject to change without notice. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by photocopy,...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Important Safety Instructions Chapter 1 Overview Model GS7000 Node Description ..................2 Overview........................2 Physical Description ....................2 Functional Description ....................4 Status Monitor/Local Control Module Description ............6 Overview........................6 Local Control Module Description................6 Status Monitor Description ..................7 Status Monitor/Local Control Module Diagram ...........

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    Contents Red STATUS LED On Solid..................37 Chapter 5 Customer Support Information Obtaining Product Support ....................40 Support Telephone Numbers.................. 40 Return Product for Repair ....................42 Obtaining an RMA Number and Shipping Address ........... 42 Completing the Scientific Atlanta Transmission Networks Repair Tag ... 43 Packing and Shipping the Product.................

  • Page 7: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Important Safety Instructions Read and Retain Instructions Carefully read all safety and operating instructions before operating this equipment, and retain them for future reference. Follow Instructions and Heed Warnings Follow all operating and use instructions. Pay attention to all warnings and cautions in the operating instructions, as well as those that are affixed to this equipment.

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    Important Safety Instructions Only qualified service personnel are allowed to remove chassis covers and access any of the components inside the chassis. Equipment Placement WARNING: Avoid personal injury and damage to this equipment. An unstable mounting surface may cause this equipment to fall. To protect against equipment damage or injury to personnel, comply with the following: Install this equipment in a restricted access location (access restricted to service...

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    Important Safety Instructions Connecting to Utility AC Power Important: If this equipment is a Class I equipment, it must be grounded. If this equipment plugs into an outlet, the outlet must be near this equipment, and must be easily accessible. Connect this equipment only to the power sources that are identified on the equipment-rating label, which is normally located close to the power inlet connector(s).

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    Important Safety Instructions To properly ground this equipment, follow these safety guidelines: Grounding-Type Plug - For a 3-terminal plug (one terminal on this plug is a protective grounding pin), insert the plug into a grounded mains, 3-terminal outlet. Note: This plug fits only one way. If this plug cannot be fully inserted into the outlet, contact an electrician to replace the obsolete 3-terminal outlet.

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    Important Safety Instructions General Servicing Precautions WARNING: Avoid electric shock! Opening or removing this equipment’s cover may expose you to dangerous voltages. CAUTION: These servicing precautions are for the guidance of qualified service personnel only. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not perform any servicing other than that contained in the operating instructions unless you are qualified to do so.

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    Important Safety Instructions Avoid touching electronic components when installing a module. Fuse Replacement To replace a fuse, comply with the following: Disconnect the power before changing fuses. Identify and clear the condition that caused the original fuse failure. Always use a fuse of the correct type and rating. The correct type and rating are indicated on this equipment.

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    Important Safety Instructions Modifications This equipment has been designed and tested to comply with applicable safety, laser safety, and EMC regulations, codes, and standards to ensure safe operation in its intended environment. Refer to this equipment's data sheet for details about regulatory compliance approvals.

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    Important Safety Instructions Industry Canada - Industrie Canadiene Statement This apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil est confome à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. CENELEC/CISPR Statement with Respect to Class A Information Technology Equipment This is a Class A equipment. In a domestic environment this equipment may cause radio interference in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.

  • Page 15: Chapter 1 Overview

    Introduction This manual describes the installation, configuration, operation, and troubleshooting of the Seg2Way™ Status Monitor/Local Control Module for the Model GS7000 GainMaker® Scaleable 4-Port Node. In This Chapter Model GS7000 Node Description ............2 Status Monitor/Local Control Module Description ......6...

  • Page 16: Model Gs7000 Node Description

    GainMaker Scaleable 4-Port Node Installation and Operation Guide, part number 4013584. Physical Description The Model GS7000 Node is the latest generation 1 GHz optical node platform which uses a completely new housing designed for optimal heat dissipation. The housing has a hinged lid to allow access to the internal electrical and optical components.

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    RF amplifier module. Functional Description The Model GS7000 Node is used in broadband hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) networks. It is configured with the receivers, transmitters, configuration modules, and other modules to meet your unique network requirements. This platform allows independent segmentation and redundancy for both the forward and reverse paths in a reliable, cost-effective package.

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    Diplex filter choices are 40 MHz, 42 MHz, 55 MHz, or 65 MHz. A new Low Power Receiver has been developed for the Model GS7000 Node, and is compatible with existing 694X and GainMaker Nodes. The Model GS7000 Node...

  • Page 20: Status Monitor/local Control Module Description

    Status Monitor/Local Control Module Description Overview A local control module and a status monitor are available for the Model GS7000 Node. A status monitor consists of a local control module with a transponder core module installed in the housing. The same housing is used for both units.

  • Page 21: Status Monitor Description

    Status Monitor/Local Control Module Description The local control module can be upgraded to a status monitor through the addition of a transponder core module. The transponder core module plugs directly onto the local control module’s PWB. The mechanical housing for the status monitor and the local control module are the same.

  • Page 22: Status Monitor/local Control Module Diagram

    Chapter 1 Overview AC power presence (for split AC powering cases, AC power from both sides of node housing is monitored) DC voltages from both primary and redundant power supplies Commands are sent from the headend to the status monitor. The status monitor communicates serially with the RF amplifier module to control the optional forward band redundancy switches on the forward configuration module, the reverse band 6 dB (wink) attenuators on the reverse amplifier PWB, and the reverse band on/off...

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  • Page 25: Chapter 2 Installation

    Chapter 2 Installation This chapter describes the physical installation of the Seg2Way Status Monitor/Local Control Module into the housing lid of the Model GS7000 Node. In This Chapter Installing the SM/LCM................ 12 4022871 Rev C...

  • Page 26: Installing The Sm/lcm

    Chapter 2 Installation Installing the SM/LCM Overview You must perform the following steps to install the SM/LCM in the Model GS7000 Node. Open the node housing. Install the SM/LCM into the housing lid. Close the node housing. The following sections describe each of these steps in detail.

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    Installing the SM/LCM Carefully insert the SM/LCM into the node lid between the RCVR 1 and XMTR 1 positions as shown below. CAUTION: Do not use too much force when seating the module in the node. If too much resistance is felt, remove the module and inspect the module electrical connector pins.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Important: To ensure proper connector alignment and fit, make sure that the connector guide pin on the back of the SM/LCM module inserts into the alignment hole on the optical interface board (OIB) as shown below. 4022871 Rev C...

  • Page 29: Closing The Housing

    CAUTION: Use caution when closing housing. Improper closing may result in the Model GS7000 Node not being sealed from the environment. For strand-mounted housings, pull the lid away from the base and remove the slack from the hinge before rotating the lid up toward the base.

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  • Page 31: Chapter 3 Configuration

    Chapter 3 Configuration This chapter describes configuration procedures for the Seg2Way Status Monitor/Local Control Module. In This Chapter Local Control Module Configuration Procedure ......18 Status Monitor Configuration Procedure.......... 26 4022871 Rev C...

  • Page 32: Local Control Module Configuration Procedure

    Chapter 3 Configuration Local Control Module Configuration Procedure Introduction The LCM needs to know the node's hardware configuration (number of receivers, transmitters, power supplies, and AC lines mounted or connected) so that it can control the node's behavior correctly. If an LCM was mounted in the node at manufacture, then it should be configured correctly as shipped.

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    Local Control Module Configuration Procedure Menu Item Configuration Parameter Description/Values RX & TX Config Description: Read/Write configurable parameter. Specifies whether receivers 1 through 4 and transmitters 1 through 4 are installed in the node. Values: Present, Absent PS Config Description: Read/Write configuration parameter.

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    Chapter 3 Configuration Menu Item Configuration Parameter Description/Values Node Setting Description: Read/Write configuration parameter. Specifies the AB switch settings. AB Switch 1 AB Switch 2 Values: Preferred A, Preferred B, Forced A, Forced B. Defaults: Preferred A Node Setting Description: Read/Write configuration parameter.

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    Local Control Module Configuration Procedure Menu Item Configuration Parameter Description/Values RX & TX Power Description: Read-Only status indication. Indicates the operating power level of receivers RX1 Power 1 through 4 and transmitters 1 through 4. RX2 Power RX3 Power Values: #.# mW RX4 Power TX1 Power TX2 Power...

  • Page 36: Configuring The Lcm

    Chapter 3 Configuration Menu Item Configuration Parameter Description/Values Copy Parameters Description: Read/Write configuration parameter. Store up to nine node configuration From Product settings for copying to a LCM in another node. Setting 1 Setting 2 Values: Used, Empty Setting 3 Setting 4 Setting 4 Setting 6...

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    Local Control Module Configuration Procedure The following sections describe these procedures in detail. Configuring the LCM Using the Auto-Setup Button Complete the following steps to configure the LCM using the Auto-Setup button. Connect power to the node. Connect optical fibers to all installed receivers. Press and release the Auto-Setup button on the LCM.

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    Chapter 3 Configuration Result: The handheld terminal attempts to identify the device type of the node. If recognized, terminal application "", software number 538888, is loaded into the handheld terminal's memory and the LCM/node configuration menu items are available. If the handheld terminal's screen does not illuminate, make sure that its plug is fully inserted into the local control port on the module.

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    Local Control Module Configuration Procedure Set the minimum and maximum power thresholds for transmitters TX1 through TX4. Note: The defaults are 0.5 mW minimum and 2.3 mW maximum. Select menu item 5 - Node Settings and enter its sub-menu. Set the appropriate settings for your installation. The default settings are as follows: AB Switch 1, AB Switch 2: Preferred A Reverse Port 1, 2, 4, and 5: On, 0 dB...

  • Page 40: Status Monitor Configuration Procedure

    CheetahNet Administration Guide (Tollgrade part number 6510-30-0357) that was provided with the CheetahNet software. You can also access the document from the Help menu within CheetahNet. Before adding the GS7000 Node Seg2Way SM/LCM device into CheetahNet it is important to have the following information: Its RF address...

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    Status Monitor Configuration Procedure Starting the Configuration Wizard The Configuration Wizard is accessed from the CheetahNet System Manager. It can be started in three different modes; Add Device, Add Similar Device, or Edit Device. You can use any one of the modes to start the application since you can modify filter settings and perform other desired tasks afterwards.

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    Under Filter Settings in the Category field, click the down arrow and select FiberNode from the drop-down list. Under Filter Settings in the Type field, click the down arrow and select GS7000. Note: If the GS7000 device type is not listed then contact the Tollgrade Technical Assistance department at 888-486-3510 and request the CheetahNet device driver for the GS7000 Seg2Way device type ID# 8704.

  • Page 43: Verifying Status Monitor Configuration Locally

    The following equipment is required: The Test2Way™ for Scientific Atlanta GS7000 Seg2Way SM/LCM application A Scientific Atlanta local interface cable (part number 1004044)

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    Chapter 3 Configuration The following screen shows the specific information that can be gathered from the Test2Way for Scientific Atlanta GS7000 Seg2Way SM/LCM application. In order to verify specific attributes click on the associated Get button to display the reading in the text box field.

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    Status Monitor Configuration Procedure Important: This application should only be used to gather information from the SM/LCM. If a need arises to make changes to any of the parameters then you must contact the Tollgrade Technical Assistance Center at 888-486-3510 and ask for assistance on how to make adjustments to any of the parameters supported in the application.

  • Page 47: Chapter 4 Troubleshooting

    Chapter 4 Troubleshooting This chapter contains instructions for troubleshooting SM/LCM operation. In This Chapter SM/LCM Sensors and Indicators ............34 Local Control Module Troubleshooting ..........35 4022871 Rev C...

  • Page 48: Sm/lcm Sensors And Indicators

    Chapter 4 Troubleshooting SM/LCM Sensors and Indicators The SM/LCM housing contains a sensor and two indicators which provide the same indications whether the module is a local control module or a full status monitor. Note: Refer to Status Monitor/Local Control Module Description (on page 6) for an illustration of the housing and indicators.

  • Page 49: Local Control Module Troubleshooting

    If the COND LED is still not blinking, input power is not being supplied to the LCM through the OIB. Check and replace the OIB if necessary. Refer to Model GS7000 GainMaker Scaleable 4-Port Node Installation and Operation Guide, part number 4013584 for more information.

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    Chapter 4 Troubleshooting If the LCM configuration is correct, then follow the procedures in the next section to check for an operating condition that could cause the alarm. Real Operating Condition Problems Complete the following steps to determine what operating condition alarms exist. Connect the Model 91200 Handheld Programming Terminal to the local control port on the LCM.

  • Page 51: Red Status Led On Solid

    Local Control Module Troubleshooting Red STATUS LED On Solid If the STATUS LED is on (solid RED), redundancy has failed. One or both of the secondary receivers could not be turned on and operated when their corresponding primary receiver failed. To troubleshoot this condition, use the same procedure as in Red COND LED Flashing Fast, but look for the failure of both primary and secondary receivers.

  • Page 53: Chapter 5 Customer Support Information

    Chapter 5 Customer Support Information Introduction This chapter contains information on obtaining product support and returning products to Scientific Atlanta. In This Chapter Obtaining Product Support ..............40 Return Product for Repair ..............42 4022871 Rev C...

  • Page 54: Obtaining Product Support

    IF… THEN… you have general questions about this product contact your distributor or sales agent for product information or refer to product data sheets on you have technical questions about this call the nearest Technical Service center or product Scientific Atlanta office.

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    Obtaining Product Support Region Centers Telephone and Fax Numbers Brazil Brazil For Technical Support, call: Telephone: 55-11-3845-9154 ext 230 Fax: 55-11-3845-2514 For Customer Service or to request an RMA number, call: Telephone: 55-11-3845-9154, ext 109 Fax: 55-11-3845-2514 E-mail: Mexico, Mexico For Technical Support, call: Central...

  • Page 56: Return Product For Repair

    Chapter 5 Customer Support Information Return Product for Repair You must have a return material authorization (RMA) number to return a product. Contact the nearest customer service center and follow their instructions. Returning a product to Scientific Atlanta for repair includes the following steps: Obtaining an RMA Number and Shipping Address (on page 42) Completing the Scientific Atlanta Transmission Networks Repair Tag (on page Packing and Shipping the Product (on page 46)

  • Page 57: Completing The Scientific Atlanta Transmission Networks Repair Tag

    Return Product for Repair In-warranty products can accrue costs through damage, misuse, cosmetics, or if no problem is found. Products incurring costs will not be returned to you without a valid purchase order number. Once an RMA number has been issued, a confirmation e-mail or fax will be sent to you detailing the RMA number, product and product quantities authorized for return, together with shipping address details and RMA terms and conditions.

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    Chapter 5 Customer Support Information Complete the following steps to fill out the Scientific Atlanta Transmission Networks repair tag. Complete header information. RMA Number: Enter the RMA number provided by the Scientific Atlanta customer service representative. All RMA numbers start with “3” and are followed by 7 additional digits.

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    Return Product for Repair Company and City: Enter the company name and city of the customer who owns the unit to be returned for repair. SA Part # and Serial #: Enter the part number and serial number of the unit you are returning for repair.

  • Page 60: Packing And Shipping The Product

    Chapter 5 Customer Support Information If the failure happens only at specific environmental conditions (i.e., at – hot temperature). If the failure is intermittent or constant. – How you were powering the unit when it failed? (DC vs. AC, voltage –...

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    Return Product for Repair Ship the product to the address provided by the customer service representative in the confirmation e-mail or fax. Note: Scientific Atlanta does not accept freight collect. Be sure to prepay and insure all shipments. For both in-warranty and out-of-warranty repairs, you are responsible for paying your outbound freight expense, any applicable import and/or export duties and taxes.

  • Page 63: Glossary

    Glossary ampere. A unit of measure for electrical current. ac, AC alternating current. An electric current that reverses its direction at regularly recurring intervals. automatic frequency control. An arrangement whereby the tuning of a circuit is automatically maintained within specified limits with respect to a reference frequency. automatic gain control.

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    Glossary bandwidth. A measure of the information-carrying capacity of a communications channel, for example the range of usable frequencies that can be carried by a CATV system. The bandwidth corresponds to the difference between the lowest and highest frequency that can be carried by the channel.

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    Glossary equipment and impair electrical circuitry, resulting in complete or intermittent failures. frequency modulation. A transmission technique in which the frequency of the carrier varies in accordance with the modulating signal. frequency The number of similar shapes in a communications or electrical path in a unit of time. For example, the number of sine waves moving past a fixed point in a second.

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    Glossary hybrid management sublayer. A set of ANSI/SCTE standards specifying an element management system for hybrid fiber/coaxial networks. The standards establish key protocols for the communication of status monitoring information between elements in the network. intermediate frequency. The common frequency which is mixed with the frequency of a local oscillator to produce the outgoing radio frequency (RF) signal.

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    Glossary quadrature amplitude modulation. A phase modulation technique for representing digital information and transmitting that data with minimal bandwidth. Both phase and amplitude of carrier waves are altered to represent the binary code. By manipulating two factors, more discrete digital states are possible and therefore larger binary schemes can be represented. RCVR receiver.

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    Glossary status monitoring and control. The process by which the operation, configuration, and performance of individual elements in a network or system are monitored and controlled from a central location. torque A force that produces rotation or torsion. Usually expressed in lb-ft (pound-feet) or N-m (Newton-meters).

  • Page 69: Index

    Index A • 49 FM • 51 ac, AC • 49 frequency • 51 Adding the GS7000 Device Using the frequency agile • 51 Configuration Wizard • 28 frequency response • 51 AFC • 49 frequency stability • 51 AGC • 49 ft-lb •...

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    Index TX • 54 Obtaining an RMA Number and Shipping Address • 42 uV • 54 Obtaining Product Support • 40 OIB • 52 Opening the Housing • 12 V • 54 Overview • 1, 2, 6, 12 Verifying Status Monitor Configuration Locally •...

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