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Chapter 2. Installing The Console Unit In The Rack Cabinet - IBM 1U Installation And Maintenance Manual

17-inch flat panel console kit
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Chapter 2. Installing the console unit in the rack cabinet

The console unit occupies 1U of mounting space in a rack cabinet. If you have an
IBM rack cabinet, you can use the brackets that come with this kit to install an
optional console switch in the same 1U of space.
To install the console unit in the rack cabinet, complete the steps in the following
sections. Removing the rack doors and side panels might make installation easier.
See the documentation that comes with your rack cabinet for additional information.
Statement 1:
© Copyright IBM Corp. 2009
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
v Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical
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
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
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.

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