Installing The Adapter; Overview; Electrostatic Discharge Precautions - HP NC6170 User Manual

Dual port pci-x 1000sx gigabit server adapter
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Overview

This chapter describes installation precautions, how to install the adapter, and how to attach
the fiber network cable.
NOTE: Before removing the cover of your server, refer to the HP documentation for the proper
methods for installing a PCI card and avoiding electric shock hazards.

Electrostatic Discharge Precautions

A discharge of static electricity from a finger or other conductor can damage components on
the adapter. This can make the adapter inoperable. In addition to the following information,
refer to Appendix B for more precautions.
To prevent electrostatic damage, observe the following precautions:
Always properly ground yourself when touching a static-sensitive component or
assembly.
Avoid hand contact by transporting and storing parts in static-safe containers.
Keep electrostatic-sensitive parts in their containers until they arrive at static-free
locations.
Place containers on a grounded surface before removing the contents.
Avoid touching pins, leads, or circuitry.
HP NC6170 Dual Port PCI-X 1000SX Gigabit Server Adpater User Guide
WARNING: To avoid the risk of personal injury or damage to the equipment, consult
the safety information and user documentation provided with your equipment before
attempting installation of the adapter.
Many servers are capable of producing energy levels that are considered hazardous.
Users should not remove enclosures, nor should they bypass the interlocks provided
for removal of these hazardous conditions.
Installation of this adapter should be performed by individuals who are both qualified in
the servicing of computer equipment, and trained in the hazards associated with
products capable of producing hazardous energy levels.

Installing the Adapter

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