Fibre Channel Transceiver
This document details procedures for installing a Small
Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) Fibre Channel transceiver.
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HP Part Number: 718624-001
Published: June 2013
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Before you begin
Observe the following:
Transceivers that have been dropped may
be damaged. Problems resulting from a
dropped transceiver include intermittent
errors and no port link. Mishandling
fiber-optic cables can degrade
performance. Do not fold, pinch, or step
on fiber-optic cables. Do not bend
fiber-optic cables tighter than a 2-inch
Parts can be damaged by electrostatic
discharge; use proper anti-static protection.
Keep parts in electrostatic containers until
needed and ensure you are properly
grounded when touching static-sensitive
Installing the transceiver
Slide the transceiver into slot until it locks in place.
Lift up or rotate down the small handle to secure
Remove the dust cover from the transceiver port.
Reconnect the fiber-optic cable.