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SLX 5000 Installation
Guide
OCTOBER 2020
*MN007322A01*
MN007322A01-B
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2020 Motorola Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved

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  • Page 1 Nitro ™ SLX 5000 Installation Guide OCTOBER 2020 *MN007322A01* MN007322A01-B © 2020 Motorola Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved...
  • Page 2: Copyrights

    Motorola Solutions, Inc. Furthermore, the purchase of Motorola Solutions products shall not be deemed to grant either directly or by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license under the copyrights, patents or patent applications of Motorola Solutions, except for the normal non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use that arises by operation of law in the sale of a product.
  • Page 3: Contact Us

    Your organization received support phone numbers and other contact information appropriate for your geographic region and service agreement. Use that contact information for the most efficient response. However, if needed, you can also find general support contact information on the Motorola Solutions website, by following these steps: 1 Enter motorolasolutions.com...
  • Page 4: Class A Digital Device

    MN007322A01-B Class A Digital Device Class A Digital Device Class A Digital Device This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two condi- tions: 1 This device may not cause harmful interference, and 2 This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause unde- sired operation.
  • Page 5: Document History

    MN007322A01-B Document History Document History Edition Description Date MN007322A01-A Initial release of SLX 5000 Installation Guide September 2020 MN007322A01-B Next release of SLX 5000 Installation Guide. The October 2020 following topics were added and updated: • SLX 5000 LED Display on page 22 •...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    MN007322A01-B Contents Contents Copyrights........................2 Contact Us........................3 Class A Digital Device....................4 Document History....................... 5 List of Figures......................8 List of Tables......................10 List of Procedures.....................11 About SLX 5000 Installation Guide................12 Helpful Background Information....................12 Related Information........................12 Chapter 1: General Safety Installation Standards and Guidelines....... 13 1.1 Human Exposure to Radio Frequencies................13 1.2 Radio Interference.........................
  • Page 7 MN007322A01-B Contents 3.3 Connecting the GPS Antenna....................26 3.4 Weather-Proofing GPS Antenna Connections...............27 3.5 Installing SLX 5000 on a Pole....................27 3.6 Installing SLX 5000 on a Wall....................29 3.7 Adjusting the Tilt........................30 3.8 Cable Management and Connection for SLX 5000............... 31 3.8.1 SLX 5000 Grounding....................
  • Page 8: List Of Figures

    MN007322A01-B List of Figures List of Figures Figure 1: SLX 5000 Front View......................16 Figure 2: SLX 5000 Top Connection Ports.....................20 Figure 3: SLX 5000 Bottom Ports......................21 Figure 4: SLX 5000 Bottom Ports......................21 Figure 5: Installing the Back Bracket Assembly..................26 Figure 6: Connecting the GPS Antenna....................
  • Page 9 MN007322A01-B List of Figures Figure 37: Tightening the Gland Nut...................... 39 Figure 38: Securing the Housing Lock....................39 Figure 39: DC Cable Preparation......................40 Figure 40: Opening the Housing Lock....................40 Figure 41: Separating the Housing into Sections................... 40 Figure 42: Inserting the Gland Nut......................41 Figure 43: Feeding the DC Cable into the Connector Housing..............
  • Page 10: List Of Tables

    MN007322A01-B List of Tables List of Tables Table 1: SLX 5000 Dimensions......................17 Table 2: SLX 5000 Weight........................17 Table 3: SLX 5000 ETSI Maximum Output TX Total Power..............17 Table 4: SLX 5000 FCC Maximum Output TX Total Power..............17 Table 5: SLX 5000 Supported Frequency Bands................... 18 Table 6: SLX 5000 Power Consumption....................
  • Page 11: List Of Procedures

    MN007322A01-B List of Procedures List of Procedures Installing the Back Bracket Assembly for SLX 5000 ................26 Connecting the GPS Antenna ....................... 26 Weather-Proofing GPS Antenna Connections ..................27 Installing SLX 5000 on a Pole ....................... 27 Installing SLX 5000 on a Wall ........................29 Adjusting the Tilt ............................
  • Page 12: About Slx 5000 Installation Guide

    This document details procedures for installing the SLX 5000 Pico-class Citizens Broadband Radio Service Device (CBSD). Helpful Background Information Motorola Solutions offers various courses designed to assist in learning about the system. For information, go to https://learning.motorolasolutions.com to view the current course offerings and technology paths.
  • Page 13: Chapter 1: General Safety Installation Standards And Guidelines

    Sites manual, which can be obtained by ordering CDROM 9880384V83. To obtain copies of these materials, contact Motorola Solutions as directed at the end of this section. After installation, these instructions should be retained and readily available for any person operating, servicing or working near the repeater.
  • Page 14: Modifications

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 1: General Safety Installation Standards and Guidelines Modifications Any changes and modifications to SLX 5000 that are not expressly approved by Motorola Solutions may void the authorization to operate the equipment. Warnings and Cautions The following rules must be observed when installing SLX 5000: •...
  • Page 15: Hazardous Voltages

    • This device must accept any interference received, including interference undesired operation. • Changes or modifications made to this expressly approved by Motorola, could authority of the user to operate this equipment. Software Version All the features described in the following sections are supported by the software version SR17.5 or...
  • Page 16: Chapter 2: Slx 5000 Overview

    Chapter 2 SLX 5000 Overview SLX 5000 is a part of Motorola Solutions carrier-class LTE Advanced outdoor small cell Citizens Broadband Radio Service Devices (CBSD) family. SLX 5000 provides high-speed data, mobility, Voice over LTE, and broadcast and multicast services.
  • Page 17: Slx 5000 Specifications

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 2: SLX 5000 Overview SLX 5000 Specifications 2.1.1 SLX 5000 Weight and Dimensions SLX 5000 is an outdoor enclosure. The following tables list weight and dimensions of SLX 5000 and its components: Table 1: SLX 5000 Dimensions Component Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth) SLX 5000 Main Unit 500 x 285 x 125 mm (19.68 x 11.22 x 4.92 in.)*...
  • Page 18: Slx 5000 Supported Frequency Bands

    The antenna is mounted to its appropriate mounting facility. The supported antennas must be dual slant, cross polar, or omni-directional with the appropriate antenna spacing. All antennas must be DC grounded. NOTICE: For a list of compatible external antennas, contact Motorola Solutions.
  • Page 19: Slx 5000 Components

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 2: SLX 5000 Overview SLX 5000 Components SLX 5000 includes the following components: Table 7: SLX 5000 Components Component Part Quantity Image Number Main Unit EQ0002 37A01 DC Connector Included with the Main Unit The following accessories are ordered separately: Component Part Number Quantity...
  • Page 20: Slx 5000 Connections

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 2: SLX 5000 Overview Component Part Number Quantity Image Connector Adapter CN001708A01 RJ45 NOTICE: See SLX 5000 Mounting Kit on page 25 for additional details. SLX 5000 Connections The connections in SLX 5000 are located at the top and the bottom panels. Figure 2: SLX 5000 Top Connection Ports RF Ports 1 &...
  • Page 21: Figure 3: Slx 5000 Bottom Ports

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 2: SLX 5000 Overview Figure 3: SLX 5000 Bottom Ports LEDs BH eNB Serial Port Port Ground Power ETH Port Figure 4: SLX 5000 Bottom Ports IMPORTANT: When the Serial Port or one of the backhaul ports are not in use, they must be sealed with a cap or a plug to keep them secured and protected from the environment.
  • Page 22: Slx 5000 Led Display

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 2: SLX 5000 Overview SLX 5000 LED Display SLX 5000 has two LEDs on the bottom of the unit that provide unit status indication. NOTICE: BH LED is not used on SLX 5000. Only eNB LED is operational. See Figure 3: SLX 5000 Bottom Ports on page Table 8: LED Display...
  • Page 23: Slx 5000 Antennas

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 2: SLX 5000 Overview SLX 5000 Antennas SLX 5000 includes two 2x2 integrated front mount antennas. It can also work with dual port external antennas. Two antennas are required for SLX 5000 operation - one antenna per carrier/sector. CAUTION: External antennas must be DC-grounded.
  • Page 24 MN007322A01-B Chapter 2: SLX 5000 Overview Type Details Operating Humidity 5% to 100% non-condensing Storage Temperature –40°C to 70°C / –40°F to 158°F Storage Humidity 5%–100% non-condensing Rain and Dust Ingress Protection IP66 IMPORTANT: SLX 5000 is not designed for marine environment use.
  • Page 25: Chapter 3: Slx 5000 Installation

    10 mm (13/32 in.) wrench Securing M6 nuts NOTICE: Motorola Solutions does not provide screws and wall anchors to install the unit on the wall. The screw size depends on the structure of the building walls. When select- ing screw sizes, consider the weight of the unit and the load that may be induced in windy conditions.
  • Page 26: Installing The Back Bracket Assembly For Slx 5000

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation 3.2.1 Installing the Back Bracket Assembly for SLX 5000 Prerequisites: Unless already pre-assembled, the back bracket must be assembled on the SLX 5000 unit. Procedure: 1 Put the unit facing down to expose the back. 2 Align the back bracket for the lifting handle to be assembled in the direction of the top panel, where the GPS and RF ports are located.
  • Page 27: Weather-Proofing Gps Antenna Connections

    Figure 6: Connecting the GPS Antenna CAUTION: Over-tightening the screws may damage the threading. NOTICE: GPS Antenna kits are ordered separately. SLX 5000 is compatible only with the GPS antennas approved by Motorola Solutions. You are required to weather-proof all the antenna connections. See Weather-Proofing...
  • Page 28: Figure 7: Installing Slx 5000 On A Pole

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation 4 Insert two SEMS screws (M8 x 20) into the lower threaded holes on the mounting bracket. IMPORTANT: Do not tighten the screws at this step. 5 Carefully align and position the unit for the screws (one on each side) to fit into the notched grooves on the back bracket.
  • Page 29: Installing Slx 5000 On A Wall

    NOTICE: • Wall anchors (x4) and necessary hardware are not supplied by Motorola Solutions. Installers are responsible for having all the required hardware. 5 Insert two SEMS screws (M8 x 20) into the lower threaded holes on the mounting bracket.
  • Page 30: Adjusting The Tilt

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation 8 Insert the supplied M8 screws, washers and nuts to fasten the back bracket to the mounting bracket. 9 Adjust the unit to put the GPS in upright position. 10 Tighten all the fixing screws. CAUTION: Tightening torque cannot exceed 12.5 Nm (9.22 ft-lbs).
  • Page 31: Cable Management And Connection For Slx 5000

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation Figure 10: Tilt Adjustment for SLX 5000 Pole/Wall bracket M8 screws (x2) first Clamp bands M8 screws (x2) final Back bracket on unit Ground Pole Cable Management and Connection for SLX 5000 The section explains the grounding procedure, cable preparation, external antenna assembly and general instructions on connecting DC power cable and Fiber Ethernet (SFP) cable to the SLX 5000 unit.
  • Page 32: Surge Protection

    Ethernet surge protection – between the CBSD/ENB and the Ethernet switch and between the CBSD/ENB and the fiber/copper media converter NOTICE: Motorola Solutions sells the surge protection devices appropriate for the installation. If you want to use different surge protection devices, make sure they have a technical specification equivalent to or better than the suggested hardware.
  • Page 33: Figure 13: Opening The Housing Lock

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation Figure 13: Opening the Housing Lock a Put on the gland nut through the front end of the LC Duplex assembly. Figure 14: Inserting the Gland Nut on the Cable b Insert the split tightening cone from the side of the cable. Figure 15: Inserting the Tightening Cone on the Cable c Insert the split rubber gland from the side of the cable.
  • Page 34: Figure 17: Passing The Cable Through The Housing

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation Figure 17: Passing the Cable through the Housing 3 Insert the LC Duplex cable into the transceiver to hear a click when engaged. Figure 18: Inserting the Cable into the Transceiver 4 Put on the holder subset section from the front end of the transceiver. Figure 19: Putting the Holder over the Transceiver a Fix the holder in the housing base to hear a click when engaged.
  • Page 35: Figure 21: The Holder In The Transceiver

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation Figure 21: The Holder in the Transceiver 5 Lift the lever of the housing base for the rubber gland, tightening cone and the gland nut to be pushed through and tightened. Figure 22: Lifting the Housing Base Lever a Push to insert the rubber gland.
  • Page 36: Preparing The Copper Ethernet Cable For Connection

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation Figure 25: Tightening the Gland Nut Tighten the nut using wrench 21mm at Torque - 2 to 2.Nm CAUTION: Tightening torque cannot not exceed 2.5 Nm. 6 Insert the connector into the SFP port on the bottom of the chassis. IMPORTANT: The connector latch must face the rear of the unit to enable potential unlocking.
  • Page 37: Figure 28: Inserting The Gland Nut On The Cable

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation Figure 28: Inserting the Gland Nut on the Cable a Insert the split tightening cone from the side of the cable. Figure 29: Inserting the Tightening Cone on the Cable b Insert the split rubber gland from the side of the cable. Figure 30: Inserting the Rubber Gland on the Cable IMPORTANT: Ensure to select the correct gland size.
  • Page 38: Figure 32: Inserting The Holder On To Rj45

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation Figure 32: Inserting the Holder on to RJ45 b Fix the holder in the housing base to hear a click when engaged. Figure 33: Fixing the Holder on the Housing Base 3 Raise the lever of RJ45 housing to align the RJ45 cable. a Push RJ45 plug into the plug cap.
  • Page 39: Preparing The Dc Cable For Connection

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation Figure 36: Inserting the Rubber Gland b Push to insert the tightening cone. c Tighten the gland nut with a 21 mm wrench. Figure 37: Tightening the Gland Nut Tighten the nut using wrench 21mm flat Torque - 2 to 2.5Nm CAUTION: Tightening torque cannot exceed 2.5 Nm.
  • Page 40: Figure 39: Dc Cable Preparation

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation • Wire size: American Wire Gauge (AWG) 14 to AWG 16 WARNING: Power source must be disconnected before disconnecting the power connector. Suitable rated and easily accessible circuit breaker must be incorporated externally to the equipment when SLX 5000 is connected directly to wiring.
  • Page 41: Figure 42: Inserting The Gland Nut

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation Figure 42: Inserting the Gland Nut a Loosen the strap clamp. b Feed the prepared end of the source power cable into the inner part of the DC connector housing. Figure 43: Feeding the DC Cable into the Connector Housing c Secure the prepared ends of the cable into the inner part of the connector housing.
  • Page 42: Figure 46: Aligning The Marks Of The Assembly

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation 5 Insert the assembly into outer housing to hear a click when engaged. IMPORTANT: Ensure that the marks are properly aligned. Figure 46: Aligning the Marks of the Assembly 6 Place the split rubber gland on to the cable. Figure 47: Placing the Split Rubber Gland a Place the tightening cone on to the split rubber gland.
  • Page 43: Connecting Cables For Remote (External) Antenna Assembly

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation 7 Insert the connector in to the Power port on the bottom of the chassis. IMPORTANT: The connector latch must face the rear of the unit to enable potential unlocking. 8 Slide the secondary lock/button to close the lever and secure the lock. Figure 50: Securing the Housing Lock CAUTION: When securing the cable, ensure that there is no tension on the connector to allow for easy disconnection and reconnection for maintenance.
  • Page 44: Figure 52: Connecting Antenna Rf Cables

    MN007322A01-B Chapter 3: SLX 5000 Installation 4 Connect the external antenna to the appropriate RF connection on the top of the unit with the RF cables. Figure 52: Connecting Antenna RF Cables CAUTION: • Cables must be securely gathered to prevent loosening. •...

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