2-20. HP 16501A Expansion Frame Installation
The effects of ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE can damage electronic
components. Use grounded wriststraps and mats when you are performing any
kind of service to this instrument.
The mainframe interface card can be installed in any available card slot in the HP 16500A main-
Cards or filler panels in the HP 16500A located below the empty slot intended for installation do
not have to be moved.
1. Turn off the HP 16500A mainframe power switch, then unplug the power cord. Disconnect any input
2. Verify the correct setting of the Line Select switch located on the rear panel of the HP 16501A. See
section 2-6, "Line Voltage Selection."
3. Starting from the top, loosen thumb screws on filler panels and cards that need to be moved.
Starting from the top, pull the cards and filler panels half-way out. See figure 2-11.
4. Remove the filler panel or card that is in the slot intended for the mainframe interface card. Slide the
mainframe interface card into the card cage of the HP 16500A mainframe.
Figure 2-11. Endplate Overlap
HP 16500A/16501A - Installation