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Chapter 2. Installing The 1U Pdu Vertically In A Rack - IBM System X High Voltage DC PDU Installation And Maintenance Manual

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Chapter 2. Installing the 1U PDU vertically in a rack

This chapter describes how to install the PDU vertically in a rack. To install the
PDU in the side of an IBM Enterprise rack, see "Installing the PDU in the side of
an IBM Enterprise rack only" on page 12. The PDU is a high-voltage dc device that
must be connected to its input power source by a Licensed Electrician.
Attention: You are responsible for making sure that only a Licensed Electrician
installs or removes the PDU power cable from the DC Power source. All National
and Local building code requirements must be met. IBM service technicians are not
Licensed Electricians.
Statement 1
© Copyright IBM Corp. 2014
Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is
To avoid a shock hazard:
v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation,
maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm.
v Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet.
v Connect to properly wired outlets any equipment that will be attached to
this product.
v When possible, use one hand only to connect or disconnect signal cables.
v Never turn on any equipment when there is evidence of fire, water, or
structural damage.
v Disconnect the attached power cords, telecommunications systems,
networks, and modems before you open the device covers, unless
instructed otherwise in the installation and configuration procedures.
v Connect and disconnect cables as described in the following table when
installing, moving, or opening covers on this product or attached devices.
To Connect:
1. Turn everything OFF.
2. First, attach all cables to devices.
3. Attach signal cables to connectors.
4. Attach power cords to outlet.
5. Turn device ON.
To Disconnect:
1. Turn everything OFF.
2. First, remove power cords from outlet.
3. Remove signal cables from connectors.
4. Remove all cables from devices.