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Dell PowerConnect RPS720 Getting Started Manual

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Dell PowerConnect
RPS720, MPS600, MPS1000,
and MPS 1U Shelf

Getting Started

With Your System
Regulatory Model PowerConnect RPS720,
MPS600, and MPS1000

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  • Page 1: Getting Started

    Dell PowerConnect RPS720, MPS600, MPS1000, and MPS 1U Shelf Getting Started With Your System Regulatory Model PowerConnect RPS720, MPS600, and MPS1000...
  • Page 2: Notes, Cautions, And Warnings

    Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this publication to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
  • Page 3 Front panel LEDs display status of individual power supplies • 1U, 19-inch rack mountable system NOTE: The PowerConnect RPS720 redundant power bank provides four external redundant power supplies for your PowerConnect switches, eliminating the power supply as a single point of failure. Dell PowerConnect MPS600 Figure 1-2.
  • Page 4 1U, 19-inch rack mountable system with brackets • Up to three MPS600 units in a MPS 1U Shelf (density–3per 1U, 19-inch rack) Dell PowerConnect MPS1000 Figure 1-3. Front Panel Indicators–PowerConnect MPS1000 • Supports one PowerConnect 70xxP (PoE+) switch through 54 V DC output •...
  • Page 5: Installation

    PowerConnect RPS720 Installing PowerConnect RPS720 on a Flat Surface You can install the PowerConnect RPS720 on any appropriate level surface that can safely support the weight of the switches, the PowerConnect RPS720, and their attached cables. There must be adequate space around the PowerConnect RPS720 for ventilation and to access cable connectors.
  • Page 6 3 Use the screws that are provided to attach a mounting bracket to each side of the PowerConnect RPS720. 4 Position the PowerConnect RPS720 in the rack and align the holes in the mounting bracket with the holes in the rack.
  • Page 7 DC power cord to any available RPS connector on the back of the PowerConnect RPS720. Figure 1-5. Back View–PowerConnect RPS720 2 Attach the AC power cord to the PowerConnect RPS720 and to an AC power outlet. The switch is now using both power supplies simultaneously. You can monitor the status of the two power supplies through the front panel LEDs on your PowerConnect switch and the PowerConnect RPS720.
  • Page 8 Installing PowerConnect MPS600 or MPS1000 in a Rack The PowerConnect MPS600 or MPS1000 can be installed in most standard 19-inch racks. NOTE: For racks that are not pre-threaded, cage nuts are provided. Figure 1-6. Attaching Mounting Brackets–PowerConnect MPS600 or MPS1000 3 Use the screws that are provided to attach a mounting bracket to each side of the PowerConnect MPS600 or MPS1000.
  • Page 9 Operating the PowerConnect MPS600 or MPS1000 After Installation 1 Plug one end of the switch DC power cord (16-pin) into the connector labeled MPS on the back of the switch. Connect the other end of the switch DC power cord to the DC OUT connector on the back of the PowerConnect MPS600 or MPS1000.
  • Page 10 Installing PowerConnect MPS 1U Shelf in a Rack The PowerConnect MPS 1U Shelf can be installed in most standard 19-inch racks. NOTE: For racks that are not pre-threaded, cage nuts are provided. 1 Use the screws that are provided to attach a mounting bracket to each side of the PowerConnect MPS 1U Shelf.
  • Page 11: Other Information You May Need

    Always check for updates on support.dell.com/manuals and read the updates first because they often supersede information in other documents. Obtaining Technical Assistance If you need help with a technical problem, see the Dell Support website at support.dell.com for the latest updates on documentation and firmware. Technical Specifications...
  • Page 12 Nominal input– 15 to 230 VAC. Input Frequency Range 47 to 63 Hz Max. Input AC Current 2.3 A max per supply (9.2 A total for four supplies in PowerConnect RPS720) Output Voltage and Current Parameter 12 V output unit Nominal Output Voltage +12 V...
  • Page 13 PowerConnect MPS600 The PowerConnect MPS600 contains a 600 W power supply. Physical Height 41.6 mm (1.64 in)(maximum) Width 133.8 mm (5.27 in)(maximum) Depth 401.4 mm (15.8 in)(maximum) 600 W AC-DC power supply NOTE: The power supply has an universal input (90 VAC to 264 VAC) and a 12 VDC regulated output.
  • Page 14 Physical Height 44 mm (1.73 in)(maximum) Width 440 mm (17.32 in)(maximum) Depth 402 mm (15.83 in)(maximum) PowerConnect RPS720, MPS600, and MPS1000 Environmental Considerations NOTE: For additional information about environmental measurements for specific system configurations, see www.dell.com/environmental_datasheets. Temperature Operating 0° to 45°C (32° to 113°F)