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    Prisma II Forward and Reverse Headend Driver Amplifiers 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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  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Important Safety Instructions ......................Chapter 1 Introduction Overview ........................1-1 Introduction ........................1-2 The Front Panel ......................1-5 The Back of the Module ....................1-6 Configuration Overview ....................1-7 Chapter 2 Installation Overview ........................2-1 Preparing for Installation ..................... 2-2 Site Requirements ......................

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    Contents , Continued Chapter 4 Operation Using LCI Overview ........................4-1 LCI Introduction ......................4-2 System Requirements ....................4-3 Installing LCI ......................... 4-4 Connecting Your Computer to the Chassis ............... 4-7 Starting LCI ........................4-8 LCI Module Tree Overview ..................4-9 Accessing the Module Details Window ..............

  • Page 6: 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, Continued Installation Site When selecting the installation site, comply with the following: • Protective Ground - The protective ground lead of the building’s electrical installation should comply with national and local requirements. • Environmental Condition – The installation site should be dry, clean, and ventilated. Do not use this equipment where it could be at risk of contact with water.

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    Important Safety Instructions, Continued Rack Mounting Safety Precautions Mechanical Loading Make sure that the rack is placed on a stable surface. If the rack has stabilizing devices, install these stabilizing devices before mounting any equipment in the rack. WARNING: Avoid personal injury and damage to this equipment. Mounting this equipment in the rack should be such that a hazardous condition is not caused due to uneven mechanical loading.

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    Important Safety Instructions, Continued • If the cart does not move easily, this condition may indicate obstructions or cables that may need to be disconnected before moving this equipment to another location. • Avoid quick stops and starts when moving the cart. •...

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    Important Safety Instructions, Continued Equipotential Bonding If this equipment is equipped with an external chassis terminal marked with the IEC 60417- 5020 chassis icon ( ), the installer should refer to CENELEC standard EN 50083-1 or IEC standard IEC 60728-11 for correct equipotential bonding connection instructions. AC Power Important: If this equipment is a Class I equipment, it must be grounded.

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    The batteries may contain substances that could be harmful to the environment. • Replace batteries with the same or equivalent type recommended by Cisco. • Insert batteries correctly. There may be a risk of explosion if the batteries are incorrectly inserted.

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    Important Safety Instructions, Continued Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulatory Requirements This equipment meets applicable electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) regulatory requirements. EMC performance is dependent upon the use of correctly shielded cables of good quality for all external connections, except the power source, when installing this equipment.

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    Important Safety Instructions, Continued 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. Do not make modifications to this equipment. Any changes or modifications could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.

  • Page 14: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Chapter 1 Introduction Overview Introduction This chapter describes the front and back panels, and gives a setup summary for the Prisma II Forward and Reverse Headend Driver Amplifier (FHEDA/RHEDA) ™ modules. Qualified Personnel Only appropriately qualified and trained personnel should attempt to install this product.

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    Introduction Overview The Prisma II FHEDA/ RHEDA modules are two of a family of products in the Prisma II product line. Both the Prisma II FHEDA/RHEDA modules are designed to boost the RF signal level to meet the input requirements of headend/hub equipment including the Prisma optical transmitters.

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    Introduction, Continued FHEDA Block Diagram A block diagram of the Prisma II FHEDA is shown below. 78-4006323-01 Rev C Introduction...

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    Introduction, Continued RHEDA Block Diagram A block diagram of the Prisma II RHEDA is shown below. Introduction 78-4006323-01 Rev C...

  • Page 18: The Front Panel

    Illuminates when power is supplied to the module. -20 dB test point Provides a –20 dB sample of the RF output signal. Front Panel Illustration The front panels of the Prisma II Modules are shown below. FHEDA RHEDA 78-4006323-01 Rev C...

  • Page 19: The Back Of The Module

    The power and communications connector on the back of the module mates with a connector inside of the chassis, and supplies power from the chassis to the module. The 110-pin connector also routes alarm and status-monitoring information from the transmitter to the Prisma II Chassis. Introduction 78-4006323-01 Rev C...

  • Page 20: Configuration Overview

    • The Prisma II Intelligent Communications Interface Module (ICIM) If an ICIM is installed in the Prisma II Chassis, it may be used to configure and monitor Prisma II application modules within its domain. For instructions on operating this module using the ICIM, refer to Chapter 3, Operation Using the ICIM.

  • Page 21: Chapter 2 Installation

    WARNING: Allow only qualified personnel to install, operate, maintain, or service this product. Otherwise, personal injury or equipment damage may occur. In This Chapter This chapter gives step-by-step instructions on installing the Prisma II FHEDA and RHEDA. Topic See Page...

  • Page 22: Preparing For Installation

    Unpacking and Inspecting the Module As you unpack the module, inspect it for shipping damage. If you find any damage, contact Cisco. Refer to Chapter 6 for information on contacting Cisco Services. Equipment and Tools Needed Before you begin, make sure that the module is in good condition. You need the following equipment and tools to install these modules.

  • Page 23: Site Requirements

    Equipment Rack To install this module, your site must be equipped with an Electronics Industry Association (EIA) equipment rack that properly houses the Prisma II Chassis with proper spacing for air circulation. For instructions on installing the chassis in the rack, refer to the guide that was shipped with the chassis.

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    Power, RF input/output, and other connectors may be located on either the front or rear of the Prisma II Chassis. Connections to the chassis serve the same function and are made in the same manner regardless of the location of the connectors or chassis configuration.

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    Site Requirements, Continued Rear Access Chassis Illustration The Prisma II Chassis may be configured with front or rear connectors depending on the system you have purchased. The rear access chassis is shown here. Front Access Chassis Illustration The front access chassis is shown here.

  • Page 26: Connecting The Cables To The Chassis

    Locate one 75 ohm RF cable and route it to the appropriate RF destination. At the rear of the Prisma II Chassis, attach the other end of the RF source cable to Port A (RF Input) of the slot where the module is to be installed. This is the RF input connection.

  • Page 27: Installing The Module In The Chassis

    Installing the Module in the Chassis Installing the Module Important: The following procedure assumes the chassis is mounted in a rack. This procedure applies to both chassis styles. To install the module in the chassis, follow these steps. Locate the fiber guides at the bottom of the chassis and the module guide slots inside the chassis as shown in the following illustration.

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    Installing the Module in the Chassis, Continued Gently slide the module into the chassis until you feel the connectors on the back of the module join the receptacles at the back of the slot. Note: Do not force or bang the module into the chassis. If properly aligned, it will slide in with minimal force.

  • Page 29: Communications Connections

    6 or 7 chassis to a rack. Do not exceed these limits. ICIM IN and ICIM OUT Connectors Every Prisma II Chassis has a DB9 ICIM IN and a DB9 ICIM OUT connector for the purpose of chassis-to-chassis ICIM connections. ICIM OUT is a male connector and ICIM IN is a female connector.

  • Page 30: Connecting The Chassis To The Tncs Server

    RS-485 COM port on the TNCS server. Connect one Prisma II cable assembly (included in the Prisma II cable kit) from the breakout box to the EM IN port of each Prisma II Chassis containing an ICIM.

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    Connecting the Chassis to the TNCS Server, Continued Using TNCS with Multiple Prisma II Chassis All chassis within an ICIM’s domain are connected in series via the ICIM IN/OUT connectors using standard “off the shelf” serial extension cable, DB9 Female to DB9 Male.

  • Page 32: External Alarms Connections

    External Alarms Connections Master/Slave Operation All Prisma II modules ship from the factory configured as a "Master". The LCI or TNCS software, or the ICIM can be used to reconfigure a module as a “Slave” or as redundant. The Prisma II Chassis allows for local hard-wired redundancy by using the ALARM IN and ALARM OUT connectors located on the connector interface panel.

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    Prisma II Redundancy Interface Panel The Prisma II Redundancy Interface Panel is an accessory to the Prisma II platform. It is intended to be used with the master/slave feature and the contact closure alarm feature of the Prisma II platform.

  • Page 34: Overview

    Chapter 3 Operation Using ICIM Overview Introduction The procedures in this chapter apply if you are using the Prisma II Intelligent Communications Interface Module (ICIM) to configure and operate the Prisma II FHEDA and RHEDA. Scope of this Chapter Included in this chapter are descriptions of the ICIM front panel and the ICIM LCD, and detailed procedures on how to use the software menus to configure the module.

  • Page 35: Icim Introduction

    LCD display. Important: Do not operate any Prisma II Chassis without a fan tray installed properly. If a fan tray is not installed in the Prisma II Chassis, the ICIM will not communicate with any of the modules in that chassis.

  • Page 36: The Icim Front Panel

    The ICIM Front Panel ICIM Front Panel Illustration The following illustration shows the front panel of the ICIM. 78-4006323-01 Rev C Operation Using ICIM...

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    The ICIM Front Panel, Continued ICIM Front Panel Features Part Function LCD screen Displays the ICIM menus, alarms, and status information. 12-key numeric Used to navigate the ICIM’s menus and configure the keypad application modules. Ethernet Connector Directly connects the ICIM to a network (future release). The ICIM LCD The ICIM LCD is the operator’s visual link to the ICIM software.

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    The ICIM Front Panel, Continued The ICIM Keypad The ICIM keypad has twelve keys that allow you to input and monitor operational parameters. The table below lists each key and a brief description of its function. Button Function Displays status information for the selected module STAT Displays configuration information for the selected module Displays all of the parameters in alarm for a selected module...

  • Page 39: The Icim Password

    The ICIM allows you to send configuration commands, to change alarm thresholds, and restore factory default settings in Prisma II modules. In order to ensure that no unauthorized changing of these parameters occurs, you have the option of using a password protection system.

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    Accessing the Password Menu The Password menu allows you to create, enter, change, or disable the user password. It also allows service personnel to use the Cisco (SA) password. To access the Password menu, follow the steps below. Press the key.

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    The ICIM Password, Continued Entering the User Password If you wish to use the user password feature, you must create and enter a password of exactly eight digits using only the 0-9 number keys. The password remains active for 10 minutes after your last keystroke. If you want to change configuration parameters after more than 10 minutes, you are required to re-enter your password.

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    The ICIM Password, Continued If the password you entered is rejected, press the key to return to the SHIFT password menu, then re-enter an 8-digit password using only the 0-9 number keys. Press the key to input the password. ENTER Reasons for a password to be rejected include: Entering more than eight digits for the password •...

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    The ICIM Password, Continued Changing the User Password If a user password has been entered, it may be changed. However, the current password must be active prior to changing it. If the current password has expired (more than 10 minutes have passed since your last keystroke), you must re-enter the current password before changing to a new one.

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    The ICIM Password, Continued If the new password you entered is rejected, press the key to return to SHIFT the password entry menu. Clear all digits using the CAN (Cancel) function, then re-enter an 8-digit password using only the 0-9 number keys. Press the key to input the password.

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    The ICIM Password, Continued Disabling the User Password If a user password has been entered, you may disable it at any time. However, the current password must be active prior to disabling it. If the current password has expired (more than 10 minutes have passed since your last keystroke), you must re- enter the current password before disabling it.

  • Page 46: Operating The Icim

    Operating the ICIM Using the ICIM Once the module is installed as described in Chapter 2, it runs without the aid of an operator. Unless alarms are generated or your system configuration changes, you should not need to make any adjustments to the module beyond the initial setup. Accessing the ICIM LCD Contrast To access the ICIM LCD contrast control from the MAIN menu, press the key.

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    Operating the ICIM, Continued Prisma II ICIM Menu To display the ICIM menu, press the key. The ICIM menu (shown below) is ICIM displayed. Press the key to select the specific option. Display Description Shelf Displays the location of the ICIM module.

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    Operating the ICIM, Continued Prisma II MAIN Menu and ICIM Menu Structure MAIN Pressing the key initiates the MAIN software menu. Pressing the ICIM initiates the ICIM software menu. The MAIN and ICIM software structures are shown below. ICIM Key...

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    Operating the ICIM, Continued Prisma II FHEDA Software Menu Structure From the MAIN or SCROLL menus, you can navigate to the Prisma II FHEDA ALRM MODULE menu. From the MODULE menu, press the , or key to STAT display the desired parameter menu. The structure for the Prisma II FHEDA software is shown below.

  • Page 50: Monitoring Operating Status Using The Icim

    Monitoring Operating Status Using the ICIM Checking Operating Status Using the ICIM, you can check the status of all operating parameters of the FHEAD and RHEDA modules. All status information is displayed on the ICIM LCD. Follow these steps to monitor operating parameters. At the MAIN menu, press the key to highlight the Shelf and Slot fields.

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    Monitoring Operating Status Using the ICIM, Continued RHEDA Monitored Parameters RHEDA Parameter Units Function RfIn dBmV Actual RF input level RfOut dBmV Actual RF output level IHybd Hybrid Amplifier current ModTemp degC Module temperature STATUS Menus Press to select the STATUS menu. Typical STATUS menus are shown below. STAT 3-18 Operation Using ICIM...

  • Page 52: Configuring The Module Using The Icim

    Configuring the Module Using the ICIM Configuring Parameters Using the ICIM, you can configure the parameters listed below. A list of configurable parameters and CONFIG menus follow these procedures. Follow these steps to configure parameters. From the MAIN menu, press the key to highlight the Shelf and Slot ...

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    Configuring the Module Using the ICIM, Continued Configurable Parameters Configurable parameters for the module include the following. FHEDA Configurable Parameters FHEDA Control Function Values Default Enable Amplifier On/Off On or Off Atten Pin Attenuator 0 to 10.0 dB (0.5 dB 0 dB steps) 0 to 9.0 dB (1.5 dB...

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    Configuring the Module Using the ICIM, Continued CONFIG Menus Some typical module CONFIG menus are shown below. 78-4006323-01 Rev C Operation Using ICIM 3-21...

  • Page 55: Checking Alarms Using The Icim

    Checking Alarms Using the ICIM Checking Alarms If the red ALARM LED on the front panel is blinking a minor alarm condition is indicated. If the red ALARM LED on the front panel is illuminated, a major alarm condition is indicated. Alarms fall into one of the following categories.

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    Checking Alarms Using the ICIM, Continued User Alarm Data Display The alarm display data for the modules are shown below. FHEDA User Alarm Data Display Parameters FHEDA Alarm Alarm Condition Type Typical Range RfIn Rf Input = >7.0 or <-7.0 dBmV Minor 13.0 to 47 dBmV above or below Nominal Rf Input...

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    Checking Alarms Using the ICIM, Continued RHEDA User Alarm Data Display Parameters RHEDA Alarm Alarm Condition Type Typical Range RfIn Rf Input = >7.0 or <-7.0 dBmV Minor 3.0 to 47 dBmV above or below Nominal Rf Input level Rf Input = > 15.0 or <-15 dBmV Major 5 to 55 dBmV above or below Nominal Rf Input...

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    Checking Alarms Using the ICIM, Continued User Alarm Menus When a module’s ALARMS menu is selected, press the key or the key to   scroll through alarms. Typical user ALARMS menus are shown below. 78-4006323-01 Rev C Operation Using ICIM 3-25...

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    Checking Alarms Using the ICIM, Continued Setting Adjustable Alarm Thresholds Follow these steps to change an adjustable alarm threshold from the factory default. At the MODULE menu, press the key. STAT Result: The STATUS menu displays on the ICIM. Press the key.

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    Checking Alarms Using the ICIM, Continued Alarm Threshold Values Alarm threshold is the value at which an alarm is triggered. The alarm threshold data for the modules are shown below. FHEDA Alarm Threshold Value Parameters Alarm Major Minor Minor Major Hysterisis Display Low Limit...

  • Page 61: Checking Manufacturing Data Using The Icim

    Checking Manufacturing Data Using the ICIM Checking Manufacturing Data The Manufacturing Data information listed later can be displayed on the ICIM menu. To access the module’s Manufacturing Data, follow these steps. From the MAIN menu, press the key to highlight the Shelf and Slot ...

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    Checking Manufacturing Data Using the ICIM, Continued Manufacturing Data Display y y The tables below describe the manufacturing data available for the modules. Manufacturing Data Typical Values Module FHEDA RHEDA Module Type 3011 3012 Serial # !ABCDEFG Date Code Sw Ver (Software Version) CCB606 Script Ver (Script Version) In Service Hours...

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    Checking Manufacturing Data Using the ICIM, Continued MFG. DATA Screens When the MFG. DATA menu is selected, the key or the key allows you   to scroll through the manufacturing parameters specific to this module. Sample MFG. DATA menus are shown below. Data is dependant on transmitter type. 3-30 Operation Using ICIM 78-4006323-01 Rev C...

  • Page 64: Using The Icim To Save The Configuration

    Using the ICIM to Save the Configuration Saving the Current Configuration To save the current module configuration, follow these steps after every change. After you have changed a parameter or entered data, press the key to ENTER save the changes and return to the MAIN menu. If you do not save your changes for two minutes, or if you press the SHIFT keys at the same time, changes are aborted and the display returns to...

  • Page 65: Snmp Configuration Capability

    IP in order to configure the ICIM for remote status monitoring and control by an Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) network management system. Note: Contact Cisco Services for MIB files. SNMP Considerations The following items should be considered when implementing SNMP: •...

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    SNMP Configuration Capability, Continued Press the key. ICIM Result: The ICIM menu displays. Use the key to scroll down until IP Setup is highlighted.  Press the key. Result: The IP Setup menu displays, as shown above. Use the keys to scroll to and highlight the desired configuration ...

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    SNMP Configuration Capability, Continued Press the key. Result: The Adjust menu for the selected IP parameter displays and the first segment of the address is highlighted. Note: The example above shows the IP Address parameter Adjust menu. The Adjust menus for IP Subnet and Gateway IP are similar. Enter the correct numbers for the first segment of the address.

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    SNMP Configuration Capability, Continued Repeat steps 6 through 10 for each IP Setup parameter that you need to enter. Restart the ICIM. Important: IP Setup parameters do not take effect until the ICIM is restarted. Restarting the ICIM Follow these steps to restart the ICIM. Unscrew the captive screw near the top right-hand corner of the ICIM.

  • Page 69: Community Names

    Community Names Expected Community Names The community name provides primitive security and context checking for both agents and managers that request and initiate trap operations. An agent does not accept a request from a manager outside the community. Community names that ICIM expects are: Read Community public Read/Write Community...

  • Page 70: Setting Snmp Trap Receiver Parameters

    Setting SNMP Trap Receiver Parameters Introduction Using the SNMP trap receiver parameters, you can specify up to five IP addresses that traps will be sent to. You can also specify what events will result in a trap being sent to the network management systems at these IP addresses. The Cold Start trap will always be sent to all network management systems.

  • Page 71: Snmp Variables

    SNMP Variables Introduction Supporting traps requires additional data available through SNMP. This additional data may be useful even if not using traps. SNMP is the only way this additional data can be accessed. It cannot be accessed through the ICIM front panel or an SMC interface. Table of Inserted Modules This table is named p2InsertModuleTable.

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    SNMP Variables, Continued If a module is removed before the PNP data is read in the type, name and serial number is blank. Each row of this table is made up of the following variables: p2RemoveModuleIndex The index for this table. The most recently removed module is always in index position 1.

  • Page 73: Overview

    Introduction The installation steps and procedures in this chapter apply if you are using the Local Craft Interface (LCI) to operate the Prisma II FHEDA and RHEDA. Included in this chapter are LCI installation instructions and detailed descriptions of how to use LCI to view and modify information for the amplifier.

  • Page 74: Lci Introduction

    LCI Introduction LCI Function LCI is software that functions as a user interface for the Prisma II platform. LCI is installed on a computer, which is then connected to a Prisma II Chassis. Using LCI, you can configure and monitor the modules in the chassis the computer is connected Important: Do not operate any Prisma II Chassis without a fan tray installed.

  • Page 75: System Requirements

    The required cable is a standard “off the shelf” DB9 Female to DB9 Male serial extension cable. The connectors are a serial 9-pin D-shell (EIA 574/232). The Cisco part number for a six-foot DB9 Female to DB9 Male extension cable is 180143.

  • Page 76: Installing Lci

    Installing LCI Introduction This section describes how to install your LCI software. Installing the LCI Software Follow these steps to install the LCI software. Close all programs that are running on your computer. Insert the LCI CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Results: •...

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    Installing LCI, Continued Click Next. Result: The License Agreement screen displays. Click Yes if you accept the license agreement. Result: The License Agreement dialog box displays. Click Yes. Result: The Destination Folder window displays. 78-4006323-01 Rev C Operation Using LCI...

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    Installing LCI, Continued Do you want to install the LCI software in the folder displayed in the Folder box? • If yes, click Next to begin the installation, and proceed to step 9. If no, proceed to step 7. • To specify where you want the LCI software to be installed, type the path in the Folder box.

  • Page 79: Connecting Your Computer To The Chassis

    Connecting Your Computer to the Chassis Introduction Before you start LCI, you must first connect your computer to the chassis that contains the module(s) you want to check. Important: LCI communicates only with those modules located in the chassis your computer is attached to.

  • Page 80: Starting Lci

    Starting LCI Introduction When LCI is started, it polls the module(s) located in the chassis your computer is attached to. For each module it finds, LCI does the following: • Represents the module in the module tree of the main LCI window •...

  • Page 81: Lci Module Tree Overview

    LCI Module Tree Overview Introduction The main window of LCI contains a tree that represents your system in a hierarchical manner. Module Tree In the graphic above, the module tree represents a laptop connected to a chassis that contains ten modules. The three tree levels are described in the following table. Module Tree Level Description Local (System 0)

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    LCI Module Tree Overview, Continued Module Information Information about a module (its parameters, alarms, and status) is located in the Module Details window. Within the module tree, you can access this window using one of the following four methods: • Double-click the chassis and select the module in the graphic that displays •...

  • Page 83: Accessing The Module Details Window

    Information about a module (its parameters, alarms and statuses) is located in the Module Details window. The graphic below shows the Module Details window for a Prisma II FHEDA. Within LCI’s module tree, you can access this window using one of the following four methods: •...

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    Accessing the Module Details Window, Continued Double-Click the Chassis To access the Module Details window, follow these steps. Double-click the chassis. Result: A graphic representation of the chassis displays. 4-12 Operation Using LCI 78-4006323-01 Rev C...

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    Accessing the Module Details Window, Continued Double-click the module whose information you want to view and/or configure. Result: The Module Details window displays. Proceed with viewing and/or configuring information. 78-4006323-01 Rev C Operation Using LCI 4-13...

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    Accessing the Module Details Window, Continued Right-Click the Chassis To access the Module Details window, perform these steps. Right-click the chassis, and click Open. Result: A graphic representation of the chassis displays. 4-14 Operation Using LCI 78-4006323-01 Rev C...

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    Accessing the Module Details Window, Continued Double-click the module whose information you want to view and/or configure. Result: The Module Details window displays. Proceed with viewing and/or configuring information. 78-4006323-01 Rev C Operation Using LCI 4-15...

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    Accessing the Module Details Window, Continued Double-Click the Module To access the Module Details window, perform these steps. Double-click the module. Result: The Module Details window displays. Proceed with viewing and/or configuring information. 4-16 Operation Using LCI 78-4006323-01 Rev C...

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    Accessing the Module Details Window, Continued Right-Click the Module To access the Module Details window, perform these steps. Right-click the module, and click Details. Result: The Module Details window displays. Proceed with viewing and/or configuring information. 78-4006323-01 Rev C Operation Using LCI 4-17...

  • Page 90: Checking The Operating Status

    Checking the Operating Status Introduction Using LCI, you can check the status of all operating parameters of the forward receiver. Monitored Parameters The status of all operating parameters of the module can be monitored. The tables below describe the monitored parameters for the FHEDA and RHEDA. FHEDA Monitored Parameters FHEDA Parameter Units...

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    Checking the Operating Status, Continued Checking the Operating Status To monitor the forward amplifier operating parameters, follow these steps. Right-click the module and click Details. Result: The Module Details window displays. The monitored parameters are displayed under Parameters and Status. Proceed with checking the operating parameters.

  • Page 92: Configuring The Module

    Configuring the Module Introduction Using LCI, you can configure the parameters listed below. Configurable Parameters The tables below describe the configurable parameters for the FHEDA and RHEDA. FHEDA Configurable Parameters Control Function Values Default Enable Amplifier On/Off On or Off Atten PIN Attenuator 0 to 10.0 dB...

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    Configuring the Module, Continued Configuring Parameters To configure the parameters, follow these steps. Right-click the module and click Details. Result: The Module Details window displays. 78-4006323-01 Rev C Operation Using LCI 4-21...

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    Configuring the Module, Continued Under Controls, double-click the parameter you want to configure. Result: The Change Value dialog box displays. The graphic below shows the dialog box for the Enable parameter. Enable control turns the amplifier On or Off. Click Execute. Result: The new value displays next to the parameter.

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    Configuring the Module, Continued Under Controls, double-click the parameter you want to configure. Result: The Change Value dialog box displays. The graphic below shows the dialog box for the Equalization parameter. The Equalization control is used to ensure that the output signal is flat across all channels.

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    Configuring the Module, Continued Used to determine if module is configured as a Master or Slave. The HEDA modules can be hard-wired to operate as a backup or slave module in a parallel redundant mode. Click Execute. Result: The new value displays next to the parameter. 4-24 Operation Using LCI 78-4006323-01 Rev C...

  • Page 97: Checking Module Alarms

    Checking Module Alarms Introduction Using LCI, you can check the alarm status of various parameters. Alarms that you can check are listed below. User Alarm Data Display Parameters The tables below describe the alarm display data for the FHEDA and RHEDA. FHEDA User Alarm Data Display Parameters FHEDA Alarm...

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    Checking Module Alarms, Continued RHEDA User Alarm Data Display Parameters RHEDA Alarm Alarm Condition Type Typical Range RfIn Rf Input = >7.0 or <-7.0 dBmV Minor 3.0 to 47 dBmV above or below Nominal Rf Input level Rf Input = > 15.0 or <-15 dBmV Major 5 to 55 dBmV above or below Nominal Rf Input...

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    Checking Module Alarms, Continued Alarm Threshold Value Parameters Alarm threshold is the value at which an alarm is triggered. The tables below describe the alarm threshold data for the FHEDA and RHEDA. FHEDA Alarm Threshold Value Parameters Alarm Major Minor Minor Major Hysterisis...

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    Checking Module Alarms, Continued Checking Alarms To check a parameter’s alarm status, perform these steps. Right-click the module and click Details. Result: The Module Details window displays. The alarms are shown under Parameters and Alarms. If any of the parameters are in alarm, take the corrective action you deem necessary.

  • Page 101: Modifying Module Alarm Limits

    Modifying Module Alarm Limits Introduction Using LCI, you can modify alarm limits for several parameters. FHEDA parameters whose alarm limits you can change are listed below. Alarm Alarm Condition Range Possible Cause Minor Low Rf Input <-7.0 Rf Input Power Input below dBmV below nominal setting...

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    Modifying Module Alarm Limits, Continued Modifying Alarm Limits To modify a parameter’s alarm limit, follow these steps. Right-click the module and click Details. Result: The Module Details window displays. The alarm limits are shown under Parameters. 4-30 Operation Using LCI 78-4006323-01 Rev C...

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    Modifying Module Alarm Limits, Continued Double-click the limit you want to change. Result: The Change Value dialog box displays. The graphic below shows the dialog box for the nominal RF Input parameter. In the Command to box, type the value to use for the limit. Click Execute.

  • Page 104: Checking Manufacturing Data

    Checking Manufacturing Data Introduction Using LCI, you can check the manufacturing data of the Prisma II Forward Receiver. Manufacturing Data Display The table below describes the manufacturing data available for the modules. Manufacturing Data Typical Values Module FHEDA RHEDA Module Type...

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    Checking Manufacturing Data, Continued Checking Manufacturing Data To access the module’s manufacturing data, perform these steps. Right-click the module and click Details. Result: The Module Details window displays. The manufacturing data is displayed under Properties. Proceed with viewing the manufacturing data. 78-4006323-01 Rev C Operation Using LCI 4-33...

  • Page 106: Maintenance And Troubleshooting

    Chapter 5 Maintenance and Troubleshooting Overview Introduction This chapter provides information to assist you in maintaining and troubleshooting Prisma II Forward Receiver. Qualified Personnel Only appropriately qualified and trained personnel should attempt to troubleshoot this product. WARNING: Allow only qualified personnel to install, operate, maintain, or service this product.

  • Page 107: Module Maintenance

    Module Maintenance Maintaining the Prisma Module To extend the life of the module and ensure optimal performance, the following maintenance is recommended. Frequency Maintenance Required Check all parameters and test points. • Weekly • Record data. • Make repairs and adjustments as needed. •...

  • Page 108: General Troubleshooting Information

    General Troubleshooting Information Introduction This troubleshooting information describes the most common alarms and gives typical symptoms, causes, and items to check before consulting Cisco. Equipment Needed You may need the following equipment to troubleshoot this module. • Digital voltmeter • Spectrum analyzer Additional Assistance If you need additional assistance contact Cisco Services.

  • Page 109: Troubleshooting Alarm Conditions

    Possible Solution ALARM Current Failure Hybrid amplifier The module is faulty Indicator and should be failure. Illuminated replaced. Contact Cisco Services for assistance. ALARM Current too High Hybrid amplifier The module may be Indicator or Low problem. faulty and should be Blinking repaired or replaced.

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    Troubleshooting Alarm Conditions, Continued PsOk Bus voltage status Internal problem Contact Cisco Services for assistance. IHybd1 Current = > 0.350A Internal problem Contact Cisco or < 0.050A Services for assistance. IHybd2 Current = > 0.600A Internal problem Contact Cisco or < 0.200A Services for assistance.

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    Rf Output = > 15.0 or <-15 dBmV above or below Nominal Rf Output level PsOk Bus voltage status Internal problem Contact Cisco Services for assistance. IHybd Current = > 0.400A Internal problem Contact Cisco or < 0.050A Services for assistance.

  • Page 112: Chapter 6 Customer Information

    Chapter 6 Customer Information If You Have Questions If you have technical questions, call Cisco Services for assistance. Follow the menu options to speak with a service engineer. Access your company's extranet site to view or order additional technical publications.

  • Page 113: Glossary

    Glossary Term, Acronym, Meaning Abbreviation Cancel Distributed feedback laser Electronics Industry Association FHEDA Forward Headend Driver Amplifier ICIM Intelligent Communications Interface Module Liquid crystal display Local craft interface Light emitting diode Network Management System Nanometers Management Information Base Phase Lock Loop. An electronic servo system controlling an oscillator to maintain a constant phase angle relative to a reference signal.

  • Page 114: Index

    ICIM, 3-2 service, 6-1 RHEDA, 1-4 B9 cable, 2-9 able kit disabling user password, 3-12 Prisma II, 2-10 RS-485, 2-10 changing user password, 3-10 ntering user password, 3-8 chassis equipment and tools, 2-2 front access illustration, 2-5 equipment for troubleshooting, 5-3...

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    Index , Continued front panel, 1-5 manufacturing data display, 3-29 description, 1-7 monitored parameters, 3-17, 4-18 function, 4-2 software menu, 3-16 module tree, 4-1, 4-9 troubleshooting alarms, 5-4 port, 4-7 user alarm data display parameters, 3- starting, 4-8 23, 4-25 front access chassis, 2-5 front panel AIN menu, 3-13...

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    LCI, 4-8 ICIM, 3-6 STATUS menu, 3-18 menu, 3-6 support, 6-2 power connector, 1-6 power requirements, 2-4 Prisma II cable kit, 2-10 connection illustration, 2-11 connections, 2-10 ualified personnel, 1-1 description, 1-7 server to chassis, 2-10 tools and equipment, 2-2...

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