Controller specifications and requirements
Sun Blade 1000
You must supply a table or desk as a work surface for the printer
controller, and the HCU if this is part of the system configuration.
The top of the table must provide at least 36 by 36 inches / 91 by
91 cm of space for each component, to allow enough space for
the components and cables, as well as for service access.
Refer to the "Printer controller specifications and requirements"
summary table at the end of this chapter to make sure the tables
you supply can support the weight of the printer controller
hardware elements, and that they are suitable for the intended
The printer controller must be positioned within the line-of-
sight of the printer for safety purposes while servicing the
Position the table at least 6 inches / 15.2 cm from the wall. Make
sure the printer controller processor is at least 12 inches / 30.4
cm from the wall. Do not put the processor on the NPS/IPS
Following are guidelines for placement of the Sun Blade 1000
workstation components of the printer controller.
Place the monitor and processor on a desk or table top,
separate from the printer.
Keep the processor in an upright, vertical position.
Allow at least 6 inches / 152 mm of unobstructed space at the
front and rear of the processor, so the fan and vents are not
The following illustration shows the fans and vent locations on
the front and back of the controller.
Installation Planning Guide