Installing the Surge-Gap Drop Amplifier,
Follow the steps below to install the drop amplifier outside the home.
Note: Outdoor installations require the optional power inserter and water sealing F-
connector boots or shrink tubing (not provided).
Avoid possible shorting of the AC adapter. Make all connections to the drop
amplifier before the AC adapter is plugged into an AC outlet.
Locate the drop amplifier near the drop cable.
Note: Cisco recommends that you install the drop amplifier inside a network
interface box. However, you can install the drop amplifier in an exposed area
Mount the drop amplifier to a stud or wall using the installation screws.
Connect the power inserter to the customer equipment drop, locating it near
an AC outlet.
Attach the power inserter to the AC adapter exactly as shown in step 5.
Avoid possible electrical shock and damage to customer equipment.
Make sure the power inserter is oriented as shown in the diagram in step
Place water sealing F-connector boots or shrink tubing (not provided) on the
cable connections of the drop amplifier as shown in the diagram below.
Surge-Gap Drop Amplifier Installation Instructions
4000254 Rev C