Choosing a Suitable
Switch 4300 (3C17100)
Getting Started Guide
Management Quick Reference Guide
2 x Mounting brackets
6 x Screws
4 x Rubber feet
The Switch is suited for use on a desktop, either free standing or
mounted in a standard 19-inch equipment rack. Alternatively, the Switch
can be mounted in a wiring closet or equipment room, as an aggregator
for other Hubs and Switches. A rack-mounting kit containing two
mounting brackets is supplied with the Switch.
CAUTION: Ensure that the ventilation holes are not obstructed.
When deciding where to position the Switch, ensure that:
Cabling is located away from:
sources of electrical noise such as radios, transmitters and
power lines and fluorescent lighting fixtures
The Switch is accessible and cables can be connected easily.
Water or moisture cannot enter the case of the Switch.
Air-flow is not restricted around the Switch or through the vents in the
side of the Switch. 3Com recommends that you provide a minimum of
25 mm (1 in.) clearance.
Air flow around the Switch does not exceed 40
If the Switch is installed in a 19-inch rack or closed assembly its local air
temperature may be greater than room ambient temperature.