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3Com Router 5000 Family and
Router 6000 Family
Module Guide
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Part Number: 10015049 Rev AA
March 2006
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Overview ....................................................................................................................... 1-1
1.1 Types of SICs .................................................................................................................... 1-1
1.2 Types of MIMs ................................................................................................................... 1-1
1.3 Types of FICs..................................................................................................................... 1-2
1.4 SIC/MIM Purchasing Guideline.......................................................................................... 1-3
1.5 Installation/Removal of SIC and MIM ................................................................................ 1-3
1.5.1 Installing/Removing SIC.......................................................................................... 1-4
1.5.2 Installing/Removing MIM......................................................................................... 1-5
1.5.3 Installing/Removing an FIC ..................................................................................... 1-6
1.6 Troubleshooting ................................................................................................................. 1-7
Chapter 2 Smart Interface Cards (Router 5000) ......................................................................... 2-1
2.1 Router 1-Port 10/100 SIC .................................................................................................. 2-1
2.1.1 Interface Attributes .................................................................................................. 2-1
2.1.2 Interface Cable ........................................................................................................ 2-2
2.1.3 Connecting the Interface Cable............................................................................... 2-2
2.2 Router 1-Port Serial SIC .................................................................................................... 2-3
2.2.1 Introduction.............................................................................................................. 2-3
2.2.2 Appearance ............................................................................................................. 2-4
2.2.3 Interface Attributes .................................................................................................. 2-5
2.2.4 Interface LEDs......................................................................................................... 2-6
2.2.5 Interface Cable ........................................................................................................ 2-6
2.2.6 Connecting Interface Cable..................................................................................... 2-8
2.3 Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC and Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC ........................................... 2-9
2.3.1 Introduction.............................................................................................................. 2-9
2.3.2 Appearance ............................................................................................................. 2-9
2.3.3 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 2-10
2.3.4 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 2-10
2.3.5 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 2-11
2.3.6 Connecting Interface Cable................................................................................... 2-12
2.4 Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC ...................................................................................... 2-13
2.4.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 2-13
2.4.2 Appearance ........................................................................................................... 2-13
2.4.3 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 2-13
2.4.4 DIP Switch............................................................................................................. 2-14
2.4.5 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 2-16
2.4.6 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 2-17
2.4.7 Connecting Interface Cable................................................................................... 2-18
2.5 Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC ...................................................................................... 2-20
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2.5.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 2-20
2.5.2 Appearance ........................................................................................................... 2-20
2.5.3 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 2-20
2.5.4 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 2-21
2.5.5 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 2-22
2.5.6 Connecting Interface Cable................................................................................... 2-22
2.6 Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC ................................................................................... 2-23
2.6.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 2-23
2.6.2 Appearance ........................................................................................................... 2-23
2.6.3 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 2-23
2.6.4 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 2-24
2.6.5 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 2-24
2.6.6 Connecting Interface Cable................................................................................... 2-25
2.7 Router 1-Port FXS SIC/FXO SIC and Router 2-Port FXS SIC/FXO SIC ........................ 2-25
2.7.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 2-25
2.7.2 Appearance ........................................................................................................... 2-26
2.7.3 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 2-26
2.7.4 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 2-27
2.7.5 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 2-28
2.7.6 Connecting Interface Cable................................................................................... 2-28
2.8 Router 1-Port SAE SIC .................................................................................................... 2-29
2.8.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 2-29
2.8.2 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 2-29
2.8.3 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 2-30
2.8.4 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 2-31
Chapter 3 Multifunctional Interface Modules (Router 5000) ..................................................... 3-1
3.1 Router 2-Port FXS/FXO/E&M MIM Modules &
Router 4-Port 4FXS/4FXO/4E&M MIM Modules ..................................................................... 3-1
3.1.1 Introduction.............................................................................................................. 3-1
3.1.2 Appearance ............................................................................................................. 3-1
3.1.3 Interface Attributes .................................................................................................. 3-2
3.1.4 Interface LEDs......................................................................................................... 3-3
3.1.5 Interface Cable ........................................................................................................ 3-4
3.1.6 Connecting Interface Cable..................................................................................... 3-6
3.2 Router E1 Voice Module.................................................................................................... 3-7
3.2.1 Introduction.............................................................................................................. 3-7
3.2.2 Appearance ............................................................................................................. 3-7
3.2.3 Interface Attributes .................................................................................................. 3-8
3.2.4 Interface LEDs......................................................................................................... 3-8
3.2.5 Interface Cable ........................................................................................................ 3-9
3.2.6 Connecting Interface Cable................................................................................... 3-10
3.3 Router T1 Voice Module .................................................................................................. 3-11
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3.3.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 3-11
3.3.2 Appearance ........................................................................................................... 3-11
3.3.3 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 3-12
3.3.4 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 3-12
3.3.5 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 3-13
3.3.6 Connecting Interface Cable................................................................................... 3-14
3.4 NDEC Module .................................................................................................................. 3-15
3.4.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 3-15
3.4.2 Appearance ........................................................................................................... 3-15
3.4.3 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 3-15
3.4.4 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 3-16
3.4.5 Troubleshooting..................................................................................................... 3-17
3.5 Router 2-Port 10/100 MIM ............................................................................................... 3-18
3.5.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 3-18
3.5.2 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 3-18
3.5.3 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 3-18
3.5.4 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 3-19
3.5.5 Connecting the Interface Cable............................................................................. 3-20
3.6 Router 4-Port Serial MIM Module .................................................................................... 3-20
3.6.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 3-20
3.6.2 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 3-22
3.6.3 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 3-23
3.6.4 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 3-23
3.6.5 Connecting the Interface Cable............................................................................. 3-24
3.7 Router 2 AND 4-Port Enhanced Serial MIM .................................................................... 3-25
3.7.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 3-25
3.7.2 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 3-26
3.7.3 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 3-27
3.7.4 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 3-28
3.7.5 Connecting the Interface Cable............................................................................. 3-31
3.8 Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM Modules ................................................................... 3-32
3.8.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 3-32
3.8.2 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 3-32
3.8.3 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 3-33
3.8.4 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 3-34
3.8.5 Internal DIP Switches............................................................................................ 3-37
3.8.6 Connecting the Interface Cable............................................................................. 3-38
3.9 Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM Module .............................................................................. 3-41
3.9.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 3-41
3.9.2 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 3-41
3.9.3 Internal DIP switches ............................................................................................ 3-42
3.9.4 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 3-43
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3.9.5 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 3-43
3.9.6 Connecting the Interface Cable............................................................................. 3-43
3.10 Router 2-Port CT1/PRI MIM .......................................................................................... 3-44
3.10.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 3-44
3.10.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 3-44
3.10.3 Interface LEDs..................................................................................................... 3-45
3.10.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 3-46
3.10.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 3-46
3.11 Router 1-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM ........................................................................... 3-47
3.11.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 3-47
3.11.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 3-48
3.11.3 Panel and Interface LED ..................................................................................... 3-48
3.11.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 3-49
3.11.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 3-49
3.12 Router 2-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM ........................................................................... 3-50
3.12.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 3-50
3.12.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 3-50
3.12.3 Panel and Interface LED ..................................................................................... 3-51
3.12.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 3-51
3.12.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 3-52
3.13 Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM ................................................................. 3-52
3.13.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 3-52
3.13.2 Appearance ......................................................................................................... 3-53
3.13.3 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 3-53
3.13.4 Interface LEDs..................................................................................................... 3-53
3.13.5 Troubleshooting .................................................................................................. 3-54
3.14 Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM ............................................................................................ 3-55
3.14.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 3-55
3.14.2 Appearance of the Interface Card....................................................................... 3-55
3.14.3 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 3-55
3.14.4 Panels and Interface LEDs ................................................................................. 3-56
3.14.5 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 3-57
3.14.6 Connection of the Interface Cable ...................................................................... 3-57
3.15 Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM............................................................................................. 3-58
3.15.1 Introduction to the Interface card ........................................................................ 3-58
3.15.2 Appearance of the Interface Card....................................................................... 3-58
3.15.3 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 3-58
3.15.4 Panels and Interface LEDs ................................................................................. 3-59
3.15.5 Connection of the Interface Cable ...................................................................... 3-59
3.16 Router 1-Port CE3 MIM Module .................................................................................... 3-60
3.16.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 3-60
3.16.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 3-60
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3.16.3 Interface LEDs..................................................................................................... 3-61
3.16.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 3-61
3.16.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 3-62
3.17 Router 1-Port CT3 MIM Module..................................................................................... 3-62
3.17.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 3-62
3.17.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 3-63
3.17.3 Interface LEDs..................................................................................................... 3-63
3.17.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 3-64
3.18 Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 MIM .................................................................................... 3-64
3.18.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 3-64
3.18.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 3-64
3.18.3 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 3-65
3.18.4 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 3-65
Chapter 4 Flexible Interface Cards (Router 6000) ...................................................................... 4-1
4.1 Router 2-Port 10/100 FIC .................................................................................................. 4-1
4.1.1 Introduction.............................................................................................................. 4-1
4.1.2 Interface Attributes .................................................................................................. 4-1
4.1.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ....................................................................................... 4-1
4.1.4 Interface Cable ........................................................................................................ 4-2
4.1.5 Connecting the Interface Cable............................................................................... 4-3
4.2 Router 1-Port 100FX MM FIC/100FX SM FIC................................................................... 4-3
4.2.1 Introduction.............................................................................................................. 4-3
4.2.2 Interface Attributes .................................................................................................. 4-4
4.2.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ....................................................................................... 4-5
4.2.4 Interface Optical Fiber............................................................................................. 4-5
4.2.5 Connecting the Interface Optical Fiber ................................................................... 4-6
4.3 Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 FIC ......................................................................................... 4-7
4.3.1 Introduction.............................................................................................................. 4-7
4.3.2 Interface Attributes .................................................................................................. 4-7
4.3.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ....................................................................................... 4-8
4.3.4 Interface Cable ........................................................................................................ 4-8
4.3.5 Connecting the Interface Cable............................................................................... 4-8
4.4 Router 1-Port Gigabit Ethernet Fiber FIC .......................................................................... 4-9
4.4.1 Introduction.............................................................................................................. 4-9
4.4.2 Interface Attributes .................................................................................................. 4-9
4.4.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ....................................................................................... 4-9
4.4.4 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 4-10
4.4.5 Connecting the Interface Optic Fiber .................................................................... 4-11
4.5 1-Port GEF FIC ................................................................................................................ 4-11
4.5.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 4-11
4.5.2 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 4-12
4.5.3 Interface LEDs....................................................................................................... 4-12
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4.5.4 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 4-13
4.5.5 Connecting the Interface Optic Fiber .................................................................... 4-14
4.6 Router 4-Port/8-Port Enhanced Serial FIC ...................................................................... 4-14
4.6.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 4-14
4.6.2 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 4-16
4.6.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ..................................................................................... 4-17
4.6.4 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 4-17
4.6.5 Connecting the Interface Cable............................................................................. 4-20
4.7 Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC ............................................................................................. 4-21
4.7.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 4-21
4.7.2 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 4-21
4.7.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ..................................................................................... 4-22
4.7.4 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 4-23
4.7.5 Internal DIP Switch................................................................................................ 4-25
4.7.6 Connecting the Interface Cable............................................................................. 4-26
4.8 Router 4-Port CT1/PRI FIC and Router 4-Port Fractional T1 FIC................................... 4-28
4.8.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 4-28
4.8.2 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 4-28
4.8.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ..................................................................................... 4-29
4.8.4 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 4-29
4.8.5 Connecting the Interface Cable............................................................................. 4-30
4.9 Router 1-Port CE3 FIC .................................................................................................... 4-31
4.9.1 Introduction............................................................................................................ 4-31
4.9.2 Interface Attributes ................................................................................................ 4-31
4.9.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ..................................................................................... 4-32
4.9.4 Interface Cable ...................................................................................................... 4-32
4.9.5 Connecting the Interface Cable............................................................................. 4-33
4.10 Router 1-Port CT3 FIC................................................................................................... 4-33
4.10.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-33
4.10.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 4-33
4.10.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ................................................................................... 4-34
4.10.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 4-34
4.11 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC.................................................................................... 4-35
4.11.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-35
4.11.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 4-35
4.11.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ................................................................................... 4-36
4.11.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 4-36
4.11.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 4-37
4.12 Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC............................................................................................. 4-37
4.12.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-37
4.12.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 4-37
4.12.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ................................................................................... 4-38
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4.12.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 4-39
4.12.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 4-39
4.13 Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM MM FIC & Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SM FIC &
Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SML FIC........................................................................................ 4-40
4.13.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-40
4.13.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 4-40
4.13.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ................................................................................... 4-41
4.13.4 Interface Optical Fiber......................................................................................... 4-44
4.14 Router 1/2-Port ADSL FIC ............................................................................................. 4-45
4.14.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-45
4.14.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 4-45
4.14.3 Panel and Interface LED ..................................................................................... 4-46
4.14.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 4-46
4.14.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 4-47
4.15 Router 1-Port ADSL FIC/Router 2-Port ADSL FIC ........................................................ 4-47
4.15.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-47
4.15.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 4-48
4.15.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ................................................................................... 4-48
4.15.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 4-49
4.15.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 4-49
4.16 Router 4-Port E1 IMA FIC.............................................................................................. 4-50
4.16.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-50
4.16.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 4-50
4.16.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ................................................................................... 4-51
4.16.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 4-51
4.16.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 4-52
4.17 Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC.............................................................................................. 4-53
4.17.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-53
4.17.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 4-53
4.17.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ................................................................................... 4-54
4.17.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 4-54
4.17.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 4-54
4.18 Router 1-Port OC3 POS FIC ......................................................................................... 4-54
4.18.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-54
4.18.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 4-55
4.18.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ................................................................................... 4-56
4.18.4 Connecting the Interface Optical Fiber ............................................................... 4-57
4.19 Router 2-Port FXS/2-Port FXO FIC and Router 4-Port FXS/4-Port FXO FIC ............... 4-57
4.19.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-57
4.19.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 4-58
4.19.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ................................................................................... 4-58
4.19.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 4-59
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4.19.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 4-60
4.20 Router 1-Port E1 Voice FIC ........................................................................................... 4-60
4.20.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-60
4.20.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 4-61
4.20.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ................................................................................... 4-61
4.20.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 4-62
4.20.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 4-63
4.21 Router 1-Port T1 Voice FIC ........................................................................................... 4-64
4.21.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-64
4.21.2 Interface Attributes .............................................................................................. 4-64
4.21.3 Panel and Interface LEDs ................................................................................... 4-64
4.21.4 Interface Cable .................................................................................................... 4-65
4.21.5 Connecting the Interface Cable........................................................................... 4-65
4.22 Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator FIC................................................................... 4-66
4.22.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 4-66
4.22.2 Interface Features ............................................................................................... 4-66
4.22.3 Panel and LEDs .................................................................................................. 4-67
4.22.4 Troubleshooting .................................................................................................. 4-67
4.23 RPU2 Encryption Accelerator ........................................................................................ 4-68
4.23.2 Specifications ...................................................................................................... 4-69
4.23.3 LED and button ................................................................................................... 4-69
4.23.4 Interface .............................................................................................................. 4-70
4.23.5 Encryption daughter card .................................................................................... 4-70
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Chapter 1 Overview
Information about interface cards and modules other than Smart Interface Cards
(SICs), Multi-Functional Interface Modules (MIMs), and Flexible Interface Cards (FICs)
are beyond the scope of this manual.
This specifically addresses the modules
associated with this release. Information on other modules appears in the Router
5000 or Router 6000 Family Installation Manuals.
1.1 Types of SICs
3Com 5000 Router Family provide two SIC slots which can accept the following types
of SICs for this release.
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Router 1-Port 10/100 SIC (3C13712)
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Router 1-Port Serial SIC (3C13714)
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Router 1-Port SAE SIC card (3C13715)
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Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC (3C13716)
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Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC (3C13718)
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Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC (3C13720A)
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Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC (3C13722)
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Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC (3C13724)
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Router 1-port FXS SIC card (3C13725)
z
Router 2-port FXS SIC card (3C13726)
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Router 1-port FXO SIC card (3C13727)
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Router 2-port FXO SIC card (3C13728)
1.2 Types of MIMs
3Com 5000 Router Family modular routers provide MIM slots for this release and
support the following MIMs:
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Router 2-Port 10/100 MIM ((3C13761)
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Router 2-Port Enhanced Serial MIM (3C13762)
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Router 4-Port Serial MIM (3C13763)
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Router 4-Port Enhanced Serial MIM (3C13764)
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Router 2-Port CE1/PRI MIM (3C13765)
z
Router 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM (3C13766)
z
Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM (3C13767)
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Router 2-Port CT1/PRI MIM (3C13769A)
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Router 1-Port ADSL over POTS MIM (3C13770)
z
Router NDEC Encryption Accelerator MIM (3C13771-75)
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Router 2-Port ADSL over POTS MIM (3C13772)
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Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM (3CR13773-75)
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Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 MIM (3C13774)
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Router 1-Port CT-3 MIM (3C13775A)
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Router 1-Port CE3 MIM (3C13777)
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Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM (3C13778)
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Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM (3C13779)
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Router 2-port FXS MIM module (3C13780)
z
Router 2-port FXO MIM module (3C13783)
z
Router 2-port E&M MIM module (3C13785)
z
Router 4-port FXS MIM module (3C13781)
z
Router 4-port FXO MIM module (3C13784)
z
Router 4-port E&M module (3C13786)
z
Router 1-port E1 Voice MIM module (3C13787)
z
Router 1-port T1 Voice MIM module (3C13788)
1.3 Types of FICs
3Com 6000 Router Family modular routers provide FIC slots for this release and
support the following FICs:
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Router 1-Port 100FX MM FIC (3C13860)
z
Router 2-Port 10/100 FIC (3C13861)
z
Router 1-Port 100FX SM FIC (3C13862)
z
Router 4-Port Enhanced Serial FIC (3C13863)
z
Router 8-Port Enhanced Serial FIC (3C13864)
z
Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC (3C13866)
z
Router 4-Port CT1/PRI FIC (3C13870A)
z
Router 1-Port ADSL (over POTS) FIC (3C13871)
z
Router 2-Port ADSL (over POTS) FIC (3C13872)
z
Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator FIC (3CR13873-75)
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Router 4-Port E1 IMA FIC (3C13874)
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Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC (3C13875)
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Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC (3C13876)
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Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC (3C13877)
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Router 4-Port Fractional T1 FIC (3C13821)
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Router 4-Port Fractional E1 FIC (3C13823)
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Router 1-Port OC-3 POS FIC (3C13881)
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Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM MM FIC (3C13882)
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Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SM FIC (3C13884)
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Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SML FIC (3C13886)
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Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 FIC (3C13887)
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Router 1-Port Gigabit Ethernet Fiber FIC (3C13879)
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Router 1-Port 1000Base-SX SFP FIC (3CSFP91)
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Router 1-Port CE3 FIC (3C13888)
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Router 1-Port CT3 FIC (3C13889A)
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Router 1-Port Fractional T1 FIC (3C13889A)
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Router 1-Port Fractional T3 FIC (3C13889A)
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Router 2-Port FXS FIC (3C13890)
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Router 4-Port FXS FIC (3C13891)
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Router 2-Port FXO FIC (3C13893)
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Router 4-Port FXO FIC (3C13894)
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Router 2-Port E&M FIC (3C13895)
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Router 4-Port E&M FIC (3C13896)
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Router 1-Port E1 Voice FIC (3C13897)
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Router 1-Port T1 Voice FIC (3C13898)
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Router RPU2 Encryption Accelerator FIC (3CR13806-75)
1.4 SIC/MIM Purchasing Guideline
You may equip a 3Com Series Modular Router with appropriate SICs and MIMs and
are allowed to:
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Install several SICs or MIMs of the same type on the router;
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Install a SIC or MIM in any slot on the router, disregarding its type.
Also, you should:
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Select interface cable appropriate to each SIC or MIM;
1.5 Installation/Removal of SIC and MIM
Warning:
3Com 5000 Family Routers do not support online insertion and removal of SICs and MIMs. Before
implementing any of the following operations, wear an anti-static wrist strap and ESD-preventive glove,
and make sure that the power of the Router has been turned off and the power cord has been
unplugged. Otherwise, the operator may get an electric shock or the Router may get damaged.
Caution:
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The electromagnetic interference (EMI) gaskets on the front panel of each MIM/SIC can protect the
whole router. Please leave the gaskets intact when uninstalling or replacing the MIM/SIC and never
remove them;
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In case of the possible damage to MIMs, put the MIMs on the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) tray during
the installation and replacement;
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Hold the circuit board by the edge and do not touch the components and the surface of the PCB;
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If you are not planning to install a new MIM/SIC after removing the old one, install a blank filler panel
to keep the chassis dust-free and thereby to ensure the normal ventilation of the Router.
1.5.1 Installing/Removing SIC
I. Tools required
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Flat-blade screwdriver
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ESD-preventive wrist strap and ESD-preventive glove
II. Removing blank filler panel from SIC slot
Following the rotating direction shown in this figure, remove the captive screws of the
blank filler panel using the flat-blade screwdriver.
Figure 1-1 Removing the blank filler panel from a SIC slot
III. Installing SIC
Follow these steps to install a SIC:
Step 1: Place the rear panel of the Router towards you;
Step 2: Turn off the power switch of the Router and unplug the power cord;
Step 3: Take out the SIC and align its remote edge with the edge of the slot on the
Router’s rear panel;
Step 4: Push the SIC into the Router until it closely mates with the rear panel of the
Router;
Step 5: Fasten the SIC into the Router with captive screws;
Step 6: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: after the initialization of the SIC, ON means that the SIC is operating
normally and OFF means that its Power-On Self-Test (POST) has failed. In the latter
case, please contact your agent.
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Figure 1-2 Installing SIC
IV. Removing SIC
Follow these steps to remove a SIC:
Step 1: Place the rear panel of the Router towards you;
Step 2: Turn off the power switch of the Router and unplug the power cord;
Step 3: Unplug all the network interface cables connected to the rear panel of the
Router;
Step 4: Remove the captive screws on both sides of the SIC using the flat-blade
screwdriver;
Step 5: Pull the SIC outward until it is completely taken out of the Router chassis.
1.5.2 Installing/Removing MIM
I. Tools required
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Flat-blade screwdriver
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ESD-preventive wrist strap and ESD-preventive glove
II. Installing MIM
Follow these steps to install a MIM:
Step 1: Place the rear panel of the Router towards you;
Step 2: Turn off the power switch of the Router and unplug the power cord;
Step 3: Select a slot and insert the MIM along the guides in the slot until it contacts the
rear panel of the Router;
Step 4: Fix the MIM into the Router with captive screws;
Step 5: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: ON means that the MIM is operating normally and OFF means that the
POST of the MIM has failed. In the latter case, please contact your agent.
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Figure 1-3 Installing MIM (1)
Figure 1-4 Installing MIM (2)
III. Removing MIM
Follow these steps to remove a MIM:
Step 1: Place the rear panel of the Router towards you;
Step 2: Turn off the power switch of the Router and unplug the power cord;
Step 3: Unplug all interface cables from the rear panel of the Router;
Step 4: Loosen the captive screws at both sides of the MIM;
Step 5: Pull the MIM towards you until it is completely separated from the bottom of the
router.
1.5.3
Installing/Removing an FIC
Caution:
The EMI gaskets on the FIC panel can filter electromagnetic interference of the router.
Do not damage them when uninstalling or replacing an FIC.
If you do not install a new FIC after removing the old one, replace the blank filter panel
to keep off the dust and ensure adequate ventilation of the router.
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The router series supports hot swapping. Thus, you can remove or install FICs when
the router is running without disconnecting the power supply. But before that, you must
first execute the remove slot command; otherwise, unknown errors might occur. When
you replace the removed FICs, you do not need to execute the undo remove slot
command however.
If you execute the remove slot command inadvertently, you can cancel that operation
by using the undo remove slot command.
I. Tools required
ESD-preventive wrist strap
II. Removing an FIC
Step 1: Place the router with the front panel forward.
Step 2: Remove the cables connected to the FIC.
Step 3: Loosen the captive screws at both sides of the FIC.
Step 4: Push the ejector levers at both sides of the FIC outward, pull the FIC out of the slot
along the guides until disengaging it totally from the slot.
III. Installing an FIC
Step 1: Place the router with the front panel forward.
Step 2: Align the remote edge of the FIC with the slot edge, push it into the slot, push the
ejector levers inward until it presses against the FIC panel (the angles thus formed
between the FIC panel and the levers are the minimum angles).
Step 3: Fix the FIC in the chassis by fastening the captive screws.
Repeat these steps to install all the other FICs.
1.6 Troubleshooting
3Com 5000 Routers LEDs, indicate the state of the module as follows:
After the installation of a SIC/MIM, turn on the power and view the corresponding
LEDs (such as SLOT0, SLOT1 or SLOT2) on the cover of the Router chassis: ON
means that the SIC/MIM is operating normally and OFF means that the Power-On
Self-Test (POST) of the SIC/MIM has failed.
If the installed SIC/MIM is in abnormal state, check that:
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Proper interface cable is used;
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The LEDs on the panel of SIC/MIM are displaying normally (see the section
introducing the SIC/MIM for its LED status and description);
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The SIC/MIM accepts the configuration and works well using the display
command.
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2.1 Router 1-Port 10/100 SIC
1-port 10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet interface card, in which FE stands for Fast
Ethernet module. This is used to implement the communication between Routers and
LANs. It supports:
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Effective transmission distance of 100 meters with category-5 twisted pair cables;
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Operating speeds of both 100 Mbps and 10 Mbps and autosensing;
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Both full duplex (in common use) and half-duplex operating modes.
2.1.1 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 1-Port 10/100 SIC are given in the following table:
Table 2-1 Interface attributes of Router 1-Port 10/100 SIC
Attribute
Router 1-Port 10/100 SIC
Connector type
RJ-45
Interface type
MDI
Number of connectors
1
Cable type
Straight-through Ethernet cable
Router 1-Port 10/100 SIC panel is shown in the following figure:
Figure 2-1 Router 1-Port 10/100 SIC panel
The status description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port 10/100 SIC panel is listed in the
following table:
Table 2-2 Description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port 10/100 SIC panel
LINK
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
ACT
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking means data is
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being received or/and transmitted.
2.1.2 Interface Cable
Normally, category-5 twisted pair cable is adopted to connect the 10BASE-T
/100BASE-TX Ethernet interface to the Ethernet, as shown in the following figure:
Figure 2-2 Ethernet cable
Ethernet cables fall into two categories: straight-through cables and crossover cables,
specifically,
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Straight-through cable: the wire sequences of the twisted pair cable crimped in
the RJ-45 connectors at both ends are completely the same. It is used to connect
terminal devices (such as PCs, routers) to Hubs or LAN Switches.
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Crossover cable: The wire sequences of twisted pair cable crimped in the RJ-45
connectors at both ends are different. It can be used to connect two terminal
devices (such as PCs and Routers). You can such kind of cables by yourself if
necessary.
2.1.3 Connecting the Interface Cable
If the SIC has been properly installed, follow these steps to connect the interface
cable:
Step 1: Connect the Ethernet port of SIC to a PC or router using a crossover cable and
to a Hub or LAN Switch using a straight-through cable;
Step 2: Power on the Router and check the SLOT1 LED on its front panel: ON means
that the SIC is operating normally and OFF means that the Power-On Self-Test (POST)
of the SIC has failed. In the latter case, please contact your agent.
Step 3: Check the status of LINK LED on the panel: ON means the link is connected
and OFF means the link is not connected. In the latter case, check the line.
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2.2 Router 1-Port Serial SIC
2.2.1 Introduction
1-port multiprotocol synchronous/asynchronous serial interface card (Router 1-Port
Serial SIC) supports both synchronous and asynchronous operating modes. It
supports:
Transmission/Receiving and handling of synchronous and asynchronous serial
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data streams;
Different operating modes, such as V.24/V.35 and DTE/DCE, depending on the
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actual applications;
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Automatic external cable type detection without the need of manual configuration;
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Local loopback and remote loopback, facilitating fault test and location.
I. Synchronous and asynchronous
In different operating modes, a synchronous/asynchronous serial interface supports
different signal standards and baud rates and the maximum transmission distance of
the signals is related to the baud rate setting. For the relationships between cable type,
baud rate setting and signal transmission distance, see the following table.
Table 2-3 Baud rate and transmission distance of V.24 (RS232)/V.35 cable
V.24 (RS232)
V.35
Maximum
transmission
Baud rate (bps)
Maximum
transmission
Baud rate (bps)
Distance (m)
Distance (m)
2400
60
2400
1250
4800
60
4800
625
9600
30
9600
312
19200
30
19200
156
38400
20
38400
78
64000
20
56000
60
115200
10
64000
50
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2048000
30
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Caution:
The baud rate cannot exceed 64 kbps if V.24 cable is used and the interface operates in synchronous
mode.
II. DTE and DCE
The synchronous serial interface supports both DTE (Data Terminal Equipment) and
DCE (Data Circuit-terminating Equipment) operating modes. Given that two devices
are directly connected, if one operates in the DTE mode, the other will operate in the
DCE mode. The DCE device provides the synchronous clock and specifies the
communicating rate. The DTE device receives the synchronous clock and
communicates at the specified rate. Generally, the Router is used as a DTE device. To
make sure that the device is a DTE or DCE, refer to the manual shipped with this
device. In addition, the following table may also help you to identify the type of the
device.
Table 2-4 Typical DTE and DCE equipment
Equipment type
Interface type
Typical equipment
DTE
Male
PC, Router
DCE
Female
Modem, Multiplexer, CSU/DSU
Asynchronous serial interface is generally used as dialing port and connected to a
modem or a Terminal Adapter (TA). In this case, regardless of the operating mode of
the device, only an appropriate baud rate for the interface needs to be selected.
Synchronous serial interface is generally used for the direct connection to such a
device as DDN, frame relay, or X.25 switch.
2.2.2 Appearance
Router 1-Port Serial SIC is illustrated in the following figure:
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Figure 2-3 Router 1-Port Serial SIC
2.2.3 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 1-Port Serial SIC are given in the following table:
Table 2-5 Interface attributes of Router 1-Port Serial SIC
Description
Attribute
Synchronous
Connector type
Number of
connectors
Asynchronous
DB50
1
V.24 (RS232) DTE cable
Cable type
V.24 (RS232) DCE cable
V.35 DTE cable
V.35 DCE cable
Interface standard
V.24
V.35
and Operating mode
DTE, DCE
DTE
DCE
1200
1200
1200
300
64K
4.096M
2.048M
115.2K
Minimum baud rate
(bps)
Maximum baud rate
(bps)
RS232
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Description
Attribute
Synchronous
Asynchronous
Modem dial-up
Dumb terminal
DDN leased line
Supported service
Terminal access
Backup
access
Asynchronous
leased line
Backup
2.2.4 Interface LEDs
Router 1-Port Serial SIC panel is shown in the following figure:
Figure 2-4 Router 1-Port Serial SIC panel
The status description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port Serial SIC panel is listed in the
following table:
Table 2-6 Description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port Serial SIC panel
LINK
ACT
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking means data is being
received or/and transmitted.
2.2.5 Interface Cable
Router 1-Port Serial SIC interface cables are synchronous/asynchronous serial
interface cables that fit into four types:
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V.24 (RS232) DTE cable, with DB25 (male) connector at the network end;
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V.24 (RS232) DCE cable, with DB25 (female) connector at the network end;
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V.35 DTE cable, with 34PIN (male) connector at the network end;
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V.35 DCE cable, with 34PIN (female) connector at the network end.
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At one end of these cables is DB50 connector for the connection to a router, and at the
other end (network end) is a connector whose type varies by the network device (or
line type) to be connected.
Caution:
The four types of cables listed above are optional, which must be selected while purchasing the Router
1-Port Serial SIC. Otherwise they will not be supplied.
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V.24 (RS232) DTE cable
Figure 2-5 V.24 (RS232) DTE cable
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V.24 (RS232) DCE cable
Figure 2-6 V.24 (RS232) DCE cable
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V.35 DTE cable
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Figure 2-7 V.35 DTE cable
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V.35 DCE cable
Figure 2-8 V.35 DCE cable
For the pinouts of synchronous/asynchronous serial interface cable, see Low-End and
Mid-Range Series Routers Cable Manual.
2.2.6 Connecting Interface Cable
Warning:
Do not plug or unplug synchronous/asynchronous serial interface cables when the Router has power.
Otherwise, it is likely to damage the equipment and ports.
If the SIC has been properly installed, follow these steps to connect the
synchronous/asynchronous serial interface cable:
Step 1: Insert the DB50 connector of the cable into the DB50 port on the Router 1-Port
Serial SIC;
Step 2: Connect the other end of the cable to:
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CSU/DSU (a type of data transfer device), if the WAN is a DDN line, or
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Analog modem, if the WAN is a dial-up line.
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Step 3: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: ON means that the SIC is operating normally and OFF means that the
POST of the SIC has failed. In the latter case, please contact your agent;
Step 4: Check the status of LINK LED on the Router 1-Port Serial SIC panel: ON
means the link is connected and OFF means the link is not connected. In the latter
case, check the line.
2.3 Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC and Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC
2.3.1 Introduction
1/2-port ISDN BRI S/T interface cards (Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC) serve to
transmit/receive and handle one and two channels of ISDN BRI S/T data streams.
1/2-port ISDN BRI U interface cards (Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC) server to
transmit/receive and handle one and two channels of ISDN BRI U data streams.
Both Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC and Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC have two types of
operating modes: dial-up and leased line.
2.3.2 Appearance
Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC and Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC are shown in the following
figures:
Figure 2-9 Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC
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Figure 2-10 Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC
2.3.3 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC and Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC
are given in the following table:
Table 2-7 Interface attributes of Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC and Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC
Attribute
Connector type
Number of connectors
Description
RJ45 (Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC)
RJ45 (Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC, compatible with RJ11)
1
2
Cable type
Telephone cable with ferrite core
Protocol standard
ITU-T I.430, Q.921, Q.931 Recommendations
Operating mode
ISDN dial-up mode
ISDN leased line mode
ISDN
ISDN complementary services
Supported service
Multi-user number
Sub-address
Backup
2.3.4 Interface LEDs
Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC and Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC panels are shown in the
following figures:
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Figure 2-11 SIC-2BS panel
Figure 2-12 SIC-2BU panel
The status description of the LEDs is given in the following table:
Table 2-8 Description of the LEDs on SIC-BS and SIC-BU panels
LED
Description
OFF means B1 channel is idle. Blinking means B1 channel is occupied and
B1
data communication is being conducted.
OFF means B2 channel is idle. Blinking means B2 channel is occupied and
B2
data communication is being conducted.
ACT
OFF means deactivation. Blinking means activating process. ON means
active status.
OFF means the power to the SIC is disconnected (caused by the failure of
ON
power supply to the SIC and so on). ON means the SIC is normally
powered on.
Note:
For ISDN, “active” describes the action or process that a terminal device synchronizes the network clock.
It belongs to the physical layer category. In order to decrease power consumption of exchange device
and etc., usually the terminals and network (LT port) should be “deactivated”.
2.3.5 Interface Cable
Both of Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC and Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC use the telephone
cable with ferrite core.
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Caution:
The relevant cables have been included in the standard configurations of Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC
and Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC.
2.3.6 Connecting Interface Cable
Caution:
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You should connect a cable to the port with the correct mark. Misplugging is prone to impair the
SIC/MIM and even damage the router.
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When using a telephone cable with ferrite core outdoors, you are recommended to install a special
lightning arrester on the input end of the cable in order to avoid lightning more effectively.
If the SIC has been properly installed, follow these steps to connect the cable:
Step 1: Confirm the type of the ISDN line provided by your telecom service provider;
Step 2: Connect the cable;
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For Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC
If the ISDN U interface is adopted for the line, use NT1 for conversion. The connecting
procedure is to insert one end of the telephone cable with ferrite core into the BRI S/T
interface of Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC and the other end into the NT1.
If the line uses the ISDN S/T interface, directly insert the cable with ferrite core into the
BRI S/T interface of the Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC and the other end into the ISDN
S/T interface.
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For Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC
If the ISDN U interface is adopted for the line, directly insert the cable with ferrite core
into the BRI U interface of the Router 2-Port ISDN-U SIC and the other end into the
ISDN U interface.
If the line uses the ISDN S/T interface, contact the agent and replace the SIC with
Router 2-Port ISDN-S/T SIC.
Step 3: Power on the Router, and check the corresponding Related LED on the front
panel of the Router. If the LED is ON, it indicates that the SIC has passed the self-test
and can operate normally. If the LED is OFF, it indicates the failure of the self-test. In
such a case, please contact your agent.
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Step 4: Check the LED on the SIC panel: ON means the SIC is normally powered on.
If it is OFF, contact the agent.
2.4 Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC
2.4.1 Introduction
1-port channelized E1/cE1/PRI compatible interface card supports:
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Transmission/Receiving and handling of E1 data streams;
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CE1 (channelized E1) access;
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ISDN PRI function;
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Remote loopback and local loopback functions, facilitating fault test and location.
It is possible to use the card for multiple purposes through different configurations.
Following are the differences between SIC-EPRI and 1-port Fractional E1 interface
card (Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC):
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FE1 mode of Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC can support only one channel
bundle (the rate is n x 64kbps, n=1-31), while the 31 channels can be grouped
into multiple arbitrary bundles by SIC-EPRI;
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Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC does not support PRI mode.
2.4.2 Appearance
Figure 2-13 Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC
2.4.3 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC are given in the following
table:
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Table 2-9 Interface attributes of Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC
Attribute
Description
Connector type
DB15
Number of connectors
1
Interface standard
G.703, G.704
Interface rate
2.048Mbps
75-ohm non-balanced coaxial cable (DB15 to BNC)
Cable type
120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cable (DB15 to RJ45)
Coaxial connector, network interface connector and 75-ohm to 120-ohm
adapter
E1
Operating mode
cE1, ISDN PRI (supported by SIC-EPRI only )
FE1(supported by Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC only)
Backup
Supported service
Terminal access
ISDN (supported by SIC-EPRI only)
2.4.4 DIP Switch
E1/cE1/PRI interface is compatible with both 75-ohm impedance and 120-ohm
impedance. The interface matches different types of impedance through an 8BIT DIP
switch. By default, all the 8 positions of the DIP switch are ON, as shown in the
following figure:
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on
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Figure 2-14 Default setting of the DIP switches
8BIT description and settings of DIP switch are given in the following table:
Table 2-10 Description and settings of the internal DIP switch of SIC-ERRI/Router 1-Port Fractional E1
SIC
DIP switch
75 -ohm
Description
1BIT
2BIT
3BIT
4BIT
120 -ohm impedance
impedance
Switch for
75-ohm/120-ohm
options
5BIT
ON
OFF
ON
OFF
ON
OFF
ON
OFF
ON
OFF
OFF: RxRing
6BIT
grounding via
Switch for RxRing
grounding mode options
capacitor
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ON: RxRing directly
grounding
7BIT
Switch for RxShield
grounding options
ON: RxShield grounding
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OFF: RxShield
ungrounding
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120 -ohm impedance
impedance
OFF: RxShield grounding
Switch for RxShield
8BIT
grounding options
via capacitor
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ON: RxShield directly
grounding
Caution:
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When setting internal DIP switch, you are recommended to: turn ON all BITs from 1 to 8 when a
75-ohm cable is connected. Turn OFF all BITs from 1 to 8 when a 120-ohm cable is connected;
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The default configuration of internal DIP switch is that all the 8 positions of the BIT switch are ON,
that is, the E1 interface impedance is 75-ohm.
2.4.5 Interface LEDs
Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC panel is shown in the following figure:
Fractional E1
Figure 2-15 Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC panel
The status description of the LEDs is given in the following table:
Table 2-11 Description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC panel
LED
Description
OFF means the link is not connected. ON means the link is connected and
LINK
can correctly receive carrier (E1 mode) or frame synchronous signals
(cE1/PRI or FE1).
ACT
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking means data is
being received or/and transmitted.
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2.4.6 Interface Cable
Interface cables for Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC are standard E1 G.703 cables. E1
G.703 cables have two types: 75-ohm non-balanced coaxial cables and 120-ohm
balanced twisted pair cables, shown as follows:
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75-ohm non-balanced coaxial cable
Enlarged A side
Pos.1
DB15 Male
BNC connector
Label
Cable tie
Magnetic core
A
HUAWEI
Hot-shrinkable tube
Pos.15
Figure 2-16 E1 G.703 75-ohm non-balanced coaxial cable
75-ohm non-balanced coaxial cable connects Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC with the
DB15 connector and the network end with the BNC connector.
Note:
A pair of coaxial connectors are available for extending the E1 cable. Both ends of the connectors are
BNC receptacles that can be used to connect two 75-ohm non-balanced coaxial cables with BNC
connectors.
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120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable
Figure 2-17 E1 G.703 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable
120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable connects Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC with
the DB15 connector and network end with the RJ45 connector.
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Note:
A network interface connector is available for extending the E1 cable. Both ends of the connector are
RJ45 jacks that can be used to connect two 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cables.
In addition, a 75-ohm to 120-ohm adapter is available.
For the pinouts of E1 cables, see Low-End and Mid-Range Series Routers Cable
Manual.
Caution:
E1 cable, coaxial connector, network interface connector and 75ohm-to-120ohm adapter are optional,
which must be ordered together with Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC. Otherwise they will not be
supplied.
2.4.7 Connecting Interface Cable
Caution:
When using E1 cable outdoors, you are recommended to install a special lightning arrester on the input
end of the cable in order to avoid lightning more effectively.
If the SIC has been properly installed, follow these steps to connect the cable:
Step 1: Check the type of E1 cable and correctly set the DIP switch (the ex-factory
setting of E1/cE1/PRI interface impedance is 75-ohm);
Step 2: Connect the DB15 connector of E1 cable to Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC;
Step 3: Connect the other end of the E1 cable to the corresponding network device:
1)
When the E1 cable is a 75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cable:
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Directly connect the BNC connector of the cable to the remote equipment if there
is no need for extension, or
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Connect the BNC connector of the cable to the coaxial connector and the other
end of the coaxial connector to the remote network equipment through a 75-ohm
E1 trunk cable, if cable extension is needed.
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Caution:
The wire marked TX in the E1 cable should be connected to the peer wire marked RX and the wire
marked RX should be connected to the peer wire marked TX.
DB-15
BNC
Router
Network
devices
such as DDN
BNC
Coaxial connector 75-ohm E1 trunk cable
75-ohm non-balanced coaxial cable
Figure 2-18 Extending an E1 75-ohm non-balanced coaxial cable
If the remote device has 120-ohm interface, it is needed to use a 75-ohm-to-120-ohm
adapter or use a 120-ohm cable.
2)
When the E1 cable is a 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable:
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Directly connect the RJ45 connector of the cable to the RJ45 port of the remote
equipment, if there is no need to extend the E1 cable, or
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Connect the RJ45 connector of the cable to the network connector and the other
end of the network connector to the network equipment through a 120-ohm E1
trunk cable, if cable extension is needed.
DB-15
RJ-45
Router
RJ-45
Network
devices such
as DDN
Network interface connector
120-ohm E1 trunk cable
120-ohm balanced twisted pair
Figure 2-19 Extending an E1 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable
Step 4: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: ON means that the SIC is operating normally and OFF means that the
Power-On Self-Test (POST) of the SIC has failed. In the latter case, please contact
your agent;
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Step 5: Check the status of LINK LED on the Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC panel:
ON means the link is connected and OFF means the link is not connected. In the latter
case, check the line.
2.5 Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC
2.5.1 Introduction
1-port channelized T1/cT1/PRI compatible interface card supports:
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Transmission/Receiving and handling of T1 data streams;
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cT1 (channel T1) access;
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ISDN PRI function;
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Remote loopback and local loopback, facilitating the effective and flexible
debugging.
It is possible to use the card for multiple purposes through different configurations.
Following are the differences between and 1-port Fractional T1 interface card (Router
1-Port Fractional T1 SIC):
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FT1 mode of Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC can support only one channel
bundle (the rate is n x 56 kbps, n=1-24), while the 24 channels can be grouped
into multiple arbitrary bundles by SIC-TPRI.
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Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC does not support PRI mode.
2.5.2 Appearance
Figure 2-20 Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC
2.5.3 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC are given in the following
table:
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Table 2-12 Interface attributes of Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC
Attribute
Description
Connector type
RJ45
Number of connectors
1
Interface standard
G.703/T1.102, G.704
Interface rate
1.544Mbps
Cable type
T1 cable (100-ohm standard shielded network cable)
cT1, ISDN PRI
Operating mode
FT1(supported by Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC only)
Backup
Terminal access
Supported service
ISDN (supported by SIC-TPRI ony)
2.5.4 Interface LEDs
Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC panel is shown in the following figure:
Fractional T1
Figure 2-21 Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC panel
The status description of the LEDs is given in the following table:
Table 2-13 Description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC panel
LED
Description
OFF means the link is not connected. ON means the link is
LINK
connected and frame synchronization signal can be correctly
received.
ACT
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking
means data is being received or/and transmitted.
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2.5.5 Interface Cable
Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC interface cable is 100-ohm standard shielded network
cable that has RJ45 connectors at both ends. The following figure illustrates a Router
1-Port Fractional T1 SIC interface cable:
Figure 2-22 T1 cable
For the pinouts of T1 cable, see Low-End and Mid-Range Series Routers Cable
Manual.
Caution:
Relevant cables are included in the standard shipment package of Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC.
2.5.6 Connecting Interface Cable
Caution:
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You should connect a cable to the port with the correct mark. Misplugging is prone to impair the
SIC/MIM and even damage the router.
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When using T1 cable outdoors, you are recommended to install a special lightning arrester on the
input end of the cable so as to avoid lightning more effectively.
If the SIC has been properly installed, follow these steps to connect the cable:
Step 1: Connect one end of the T1 cable to the RJ45 port of Router 1-Port Fractional
T1 SIC;
Step 2: Connect the other end of the T1 cable to the relevant equipment;
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Step 3: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: ON means that the SIC is operating normally and OFF means that the
POST of the SIC has failed. In the latter case, please contact your agent.
Step 4: Check the status of LINK LED on the Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC panel:
ON means the link is connected and OFF means the link is not connected. In the latter
case, check the line.
2.6 Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC
2.6.1 Introduction
1/2-port analog modem interface card (Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC) integrates
the functions of asynchronous interface and external modem, that is, allowing 1/2
channel(s) of remote modem subscribers to directly access the Router. They support:
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Data rate of 56 kbps.
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Accessing and handling analog signals and transmitting the processed data to
the Router host through the serial interface bus. And also, processing the data
received from the host and then transmitting them to the PSTN via the telephone
port.
2.6.2 Appearance
Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC and are shown in the following figures:
Figure 2-23 Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC
2.6.3 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC are given in the following
table:
Table 2-14 Interface attributes of Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC
Attribute
Connector type
Description
RJ11
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1 (Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC)
2 ()
Cable type
Telephone cable with ferrite core
Maximum speed
56kbps
ITU-T V.90, V.34 (33.6 kbps), V.FC, V.32 bis, V.32, V.22 bis,
Supported standard
V.22A/B, V.23, V.21, Bell 212A a, Bell 103.
Supported service
Modem dial-up
2.6.4 Interface LEDs
Figure 2-24 Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC panel
Table 2-15 Description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC panel
LED
Description
OFF means the link is idle. ON means the connection has been established.
LINK
Blinking means the connection is being set up.
OFF means the link is idle. Blinking means data is being transmitted or
ACT
received.
2.6.5 Interface Cable
The connection cables for Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC are telephone cables with
ferrite core. Both ends of the cables are RJ11 connectors. For cable pinouts, refer to
Low-End and Mid-Range Series Routers Cable Manual.
Caution:
Relevant cables are included in the standard shipment package of Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC.
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Caution:
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You should connect a cable to the port with the correct mark. Misplugging is prone to impair the
SIC/MIM and even damage the router.
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You are recommended to install a special lightning arrester on the input end of the telephone line in
order to avoid the lightning effects more efficiently.
If the SIC has been properly installed, follow these steps to connect the cable:
Step 1: Insert the end with ferrite core into one LINE port of Router 1-Port Analog
Modem SIC;
Step 2: Plug the other end of the cable into the telephone wall jack;
Step 3: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: ON means that the SIC is operating normally and OFF means that the
POST of the SIC has failed. In the latter case, please contact your agent.
2.7 Router 1-Port FXS SIC/FXO SIC and Router 2-Port FXS
SIC/FXO SIC
2.7.1 Introduction
1/2-port voice subscriber circuit interface card (Router 1 or 2-Port FXS SIC) and
1/2-port voice AT0 analog trunk interface card (Router 1 or 2-Port FXO SIC) serve to
access and handle 1/2 channel(s) of analog voice signals over data communication
networks. The differences between FXS SIC and FXO SIC are listed below:
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FXS SIC cards are analog subscriber line cards that provide ordinary analog
telephone and fax access and also can connect AT0 loop trunks of exchanges;
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FXO SIC cards are loop trunk cards that provide access of common subscriber
lines of exchanges.
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Caution:
While using FXS SIC/FXO SIC, you must ensure that the 3Com Routers can be connected to IP
networks or other WANs.
2.7.2 Appearance
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Router 1-Port FXS/FXO SIC
Figure 2-25 Router 1-Port FXS/FXO SIC
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Router 2-Port FXS/FXO SIC
Figure 2-26 Router 2-Port FXS/FXO SIC
2.7.3 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 1-Port FXS/FXO SIC and Router 2-Port FXS/FXO
SIC are given in the following table:
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Table 2-16 Interface attributes of Router 1-Port FXS/FXO SIC and Router 2-Port FXS/FXO SIC
Attribute
Connector type
Number of connectors
Description
RJ11
1 (Router 1-Port FXS/FXO SIC)
2 (Router 2-Port FXS/FXO SIC)
Subscriber circuit interface (Router 1 or 2-Port FXS SIC)
compliant with ITU Q.512.
Interface standard
Loop trunk interface (SIC-1FXO/SIC-2FXO) compliant with ITU
Q.552.
Over-current and over-voltage protection compliant with ITU
K.20
Cable type
Telephone cable with ferrite core.
Dialing mode
Supports DTMF, not supports pulse dial-up.
Bandwidth
300 to 3400Hz
2.7.4 Interface LEDs
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Router 1-Port FXS/FXO SIC panel
Figure 2-27 Router 1-Port FXS SIC panel
Figure 2-28 Router 1-Port FXO SIC panel
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Router 2-Port FXS/FXO SIC panel
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Figure 2-29 Router 2-Port FXS SIC panel
Figure 2-30 Router 2-Port FXO SIC panel
The status description of the LEDs of Router 1-Port FXS/FXO SIC and Router 2- Port
FXS/FXO SIC is shown in the following table:
Table 2-17 Description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port FXS/FXO SIC and Router 2-Port FXS/FXO SIC
panels
LED
Description
OFF means the link is idle. ON means the link is being occupied for call
LINK
connection.
OFF means the link is idle. ON means the link is being occupied for
ACT
communication.
2.7.5 Interface Cable
Connection cables for Router 1-Port FXS/FXO SIC and Router 2- Port FXS/FXO SIC
are telephone cables with ferrite core. Both ends of the cables are RJ11 connectors.
For cable pinouts, see Low-End and Mid-Range Series Routers Cable Manual.
Caution:
The standard shipment package of Router 1-Port FXS/FXO SIC and Router 2-Port FXS/FXO SIC
includes a ferrite core telephone cable.
2.7.6 Connecting Interface Cable
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Caution:
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You should connect a cable to the port with the correct mark. Misplugging is prone to impair the
SIC/MIM and even damage the router.
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When the telephone cable is used outdoors, it is recommended that users install a special lightning
arrester on the input end of the cable in order to avoid the lightning effects more efficiently.
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One end of the telephone cable has a ferrite core. To ensure the compatibility of the Router, users
should connect the end with the ferrite core to the Router.
If the SIC is properly installed, follow these steps to connect the cable:
Step 1: Connect the end with the ferrite core to a RJ11 port of FXS/FXO SIC ;
Step 2: Insert the other end to
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a telephone or fax or the AT0 loop trunk if a Router 1 or 2-Port FXS SIC is
installed;
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a subscriber line of exchange if a Router 1 or 2-Port FXO SIC is installed;
Step 3: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: ON means that the SIC is operating normally and OFF means that the
POST of the SIC has failed. In the latter case, please contact your agent.
2.8 Router 1-Port SAE SIC
2.8.1 Introduction
Router 1-Port SAE SIC, 1-port enhanced high-speed sync/async serial interface card,
provides functions similar to SA, but its serial interfaces support more protocols, such
as RS449, X.21, and RS530.
2.8.2 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of the Router 1-Port SAE SIC are given in the following table:
Table 2-18 Interface attributes of the Router 1-Port SAE SIC
Description
Attribute
Synchronous
Connector
DB-28
Number of connectors
1
Interface standard and
V.24
V.35, RS449, X.21, RS530
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Attribute
Synchronous
operating mode
Minimum baud rate
(bps)
Maximum baud rate
(bps)
Asynchronous
DTE, DCE
DTE, DCE
1200
1200
300
64 k
2.048 M
115.2
V.24 (RS232) DTE cable
V.24 (RS232) DCE cable
V.35 DTE cable
V.35 DCE cable
Cable
X.21 DTE cable
X.21 DCE cable
RS449 DTE cable
RS449 DCE cable
RS530 DTE cable
RS530 DCE cable
1) Dialup through
modems
Services supported
1) DDN leased line
2) Backup
2) Terminal access service
3) Async leased
line
4) Terminal access
2.8.3 Interface LEDs
Router 1-Port SAE SIC panel is shown in the following figure:
Figure 2-31 Router 1-Port SAE SIC panel
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Description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port SAE SIC panel is given in the following table:
Table 2-19 LEDs on Router 1-Port SAE SIC panel
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking
means data is being received or/and transmitted.
2.8.4 Interface Cable
The Router 1-Port SAE SIC uses a synchronous/asynchronous serial interface cable
with DB-28 connectors for connection.
Before connecting to a port on the Router 1-Port SAE SIC, confirm the line properties
of the interface to select an appropriate cable from the following cable options:
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V.24 (RS232) DTE cable: DB-25 (male) connector at the network end
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V.24 (RS232) DCE cable: DB-25 (female) connector at the network end
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V.35 DTE cable: 34PIN (male) connector at the network end
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V.35 DCE cable: 34PIN (female) connector at the network end
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X.21 DTE cable: DB-15 (male) connector at the network end
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X.21 DCE cable: DB-15 (female) connector at the network end
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RS449 DTE cable: DB-37 (male) connector at the network end
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RS449 DCE cable: DB-37 (female) connector at the network end
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RS530 DTE cable: DB-25 (male) connector at the network end
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RS530 DCE cable: DB-25 (female) connector at the network end
At one end of these cables is a DB-28 connector and at the other end is the connector
that varies with the port at the network side.
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V.24 DTE cable
Figure 2-32 V24 DTE cable
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V.24 DCE cable
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V.35 DTE cable
Figure 2-34 V.35 DTE cable
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V.35 DCE cable
Figure 2-35 V.35 DCE cable
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X.21 DTE cable
Figure 2-36 X.21 DTE cable
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X.21 DCE cable
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RS449 DTE cable
Figure 2-38 RS449 DTE cable
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RS449 DCE cable
Figure 2-39 RS449 DCE cable
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RS530 DTE cable
Figure 2-40 RS530 DTE cable
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RS530 DCE cable
Figure 2-41 RS530 DCE cable
Note:
These cables are optional items. You need to select one when purchasing a Router
1-Port SAE SIC card; otherwise, the cable is not provided.
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(Router 5000)
3.1 Router 2-Port FXS/FXO/E&M MIM Modules & Router
4-Port 4FXS/4FXO/4E&M MIM Modules
3.1.1 Introduction
2/4-port voice subscriber circuit interface module (Router 2 or 4-Port FXS MIM) serves
to access and handle 2/4 channels of ordinary analog phone, fax, or AT0 loop trunk of
telephone exchange.
2/4-port voice AT0 analog trunk interface module (Router 2 or 4-Port FXO MIM) serves
to access and handle 2/4 channels of common user lines of telephone exchange.
2/4-port voice E&M analog trunk interface module (Router 2 or 4-Port E&M MIM)
serves to access and handle 2/4 channels of E&M analog trunks.
These modules make it possible to transfer voice signals over data communication
networks.
Caution:
When connecting a voice MIM, make sure that 3Com 5000 Family Routers can be connected to an IP
network or other LAN.
3.1.2 Appearance
I. Router 2-Port FXS/FXO/E&M MIM module
The appearance of Router 2-Port FXS/FXO/E&M MIM Module
following figure:
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Figure 3-1 Router 2-Port FXS/FXO/E&M MIM MOdule
II. Router 4-Port FXS/FXO/E&M MIM module
The appearance of Router 4-Port FXS/FXO/E&M is shown in the following figure:
Figure 3-2 Router 4-Port FXS/FXO/E&M
3.1.3 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of FXS/FXO/E&M modules are given in the following table:
Table 3-1 Interface attributes of 2FXS/2FXO/2E&M and 4FXS/4FXO/4E&M and 8FXS
Attribute
Connector
Description
RJ45
2 (Router 2-Port FXS/FXO/E&M
Number of
MIM module)
connectors
4 (Router 4-Port FXS/FXO/E&M
MIM module)
Cable
Telephone cable with ferrite core
E&M trunk (for E&M module, which should be made by users depending on
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Description
the actual needs at the site.)
ITU Q.512-compliant subscriber circuit interface (Router 2-Port FXS)
ITU Q.552-comliant loop trunk interface (Router 2 or 4-Port FXO)
Interface standard
G.712-compliant E&M trunk interface (Router 2 or 4 -Port E&M), E&M
interface (supporting Bell type I, II, III, V, and support 2-wire and 4-wire).
ITU K.20-compliant overcurrent and overvoltage protection
Dial-up mode
DTMF (Dual-Tone Multi-Frequency) but not pulse dial-up
Bandwidth
300 to 3400 Hz
3.1.4 Interface LEDs
Voice MIM panels are shown in the following figures:
LINK
ACT
Figure 3-3 Router 2-Port FXS panel
LINK
ACT
Figure 3-4 2 Router 2-Port FXO panel
LINK
ACT
Figure 3-5 Router 2-Port E&M panel
LINK
ACT
Figure 3-6 Router 4-Port FXS panel
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ACT
Figure 3-7 Router 4-Port FXO panel
LINK
ACT
Figure 3-8 Router 4-Port E&M panel
Table 3-2 Description of the LEDs on voice MIM panel
LED
Description
LINK
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
ACT
OFF means the channel is idle. ON means there is call activity.
3.1.5 Interface Cable
External interfaces of Router 2-Port FXS/FXO/E&M module and Router 4-Port
FXS/FXO/E&M module are standard RJ45 connectors.
Interface cables for Router 2-Port FXS/FXO and Router 4-Port FXS/FXO are
telephone cables with ferrite core, and both ends of which are RJ11 connectors.
Cables for Router 2 and 4-Port E&M need to be selected according to the type of
telephone exchange to be connected.
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Note:
To ensure the consistency of the receptacles on MIMs, RJ45 receptacles are used as external
interfaces for FXS/FXO/E&M modules. Because they are compatible with RJ11 connectors, they can
be used as normal.
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Telephone cables have been included in the standard shipment package of Router 2-Port FXS/FXO,
Router 4-Port FXS/FXO modules.
I. Interface cable of FXS/FXO modules
Connection cables for Router 2-Port FXS/FXO and Router 4-Port FXS/FXO are
telephone cables with ferrite core.
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II. Interface cable of E&M modules
E&M modules of 3Com 5000 Family Routers support Bell I, II, III, V switches, and
2-wire & 4-wire voice signals.
It is recommended to use Bell V 4-wire voice signal to communicate with the Router in
practice.
The sequence of E&M RJ45 pins is shown in the following figure, numbered 1 to 8
from left to right:
Figure 3-9 Sequence of RJ45 pins
When connection is made in Bell V 4-wire mode, the pinouts of RJ45 receptacles at
router side and at the switch side are shown in the following figure:
Router
PBX
on-hook
E
M
detect
M
off-hook
on-hook
voice signal
off-hook
on-hook
-48 V
4- wire
7
E
T0
T0
6
R0
R0
3
T1
T1
5
R1
R1
4
Figure 3-10 E&M interface cable (Bell V 4-wire)
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Table 3-3 Pinouts of E&M interface cable (Bell V 4-wire)
Router side
Signal at switch side (Bell V 4-wire)
RJ45 Pin
RJ45 interface signal
1
SB (negative power supply)
-
2
E
M
3
RING0
RING0
4
RING1
RING1
5
TIP1
TIP1
6
TIP0
TIP0
7
M
E
8
SG (negative power supply
-
ground)
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Note:
Interface cables of Router 2-Port FXS/FXO and Router 4-Port FXS/FXO modules are magnetic loop
lines with a ferrite core at one end. To ensure EMC of the Router, connect the end with ferrite core to
the Router.
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Because it is hard to determine the type of the switch to be connected and its connectors, interface
cables of Router 2 and 4-Port E&M/E&M modules have to be prepared according to the on-spot
conditions or by the user. To ensure the EMC of the Router, install a ferrite core near the connector
of the prepared E&M module interface cable by the router side.
3.1.6 Connecting Interface Cable
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Caution:
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Some measures are taken to protect voice modules. Still, you are recommended to install a special
lightning arrester at the input end of each connection cable to obtain better lightning protection effect
when the cable is led outdoors;
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Read the mark identifying a port before you connect a cable to it, making sure it is the correct port.
Wrong connection tends to damage interface modules and even the Router.
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As provisioned by Bell V, cables for FXS/FXO/E&M modules do not provide PGND wire. For this
reason, a loop should be formed via the earth ground between the Router and the connected switch.
In practice, the PGND wire of the switch can be connected to the chassis of the Router;
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To ensure the EMC of the whole Router, you should connect the end of the cable with ferrite core to
the Router.
Step 1: Plug one end of the cable into the RJ45 port on Router 2-Port FXS/FXO/E&M;
Step 2: Connect the other end of the cable to:
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Telephone set, fax or AT0 loop trunk of telephone exchange, if you have installed
an FXS module;
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Subscriber line of telephone exchange, if you have installed an FXO module;
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E&M trunk of telephone exchange, if you have installed an E&M module;
Step 3: Power on the Router and check the LEDs for the slot on the front panel of the
Router. Several seconds after the MIM is initialized, all the LEDs will blink once,
meaning it has completed POST and is ready for work. If it fails to pass POST, the
LEDs for it will keep OFF. In this case, contact your agent.
3.2 Router E1 Voice Module
3.2.1 Introduction
Router E1 Voice Module can handle dense voice signals in VoIP system. It can carry
out the VoIP function over E1 lines and transmit both voice and data signals over E1
lines at the same time.
Router E1 Voice Module is structured in the form of board plus daughter card. It
provides a CE1/PRI port, allowing the access of 30 channels of voice signals.
3.2.2 Appearance
The appearance of Router E1 Voice Module is shown in the following figure:
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Figure 3-11 Router E1Voice Module
3.2.3 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router E1 Voice Module are given in the following table.
Table 3-4 Interface attributes of Router E1 Voice Module
Attribute
Description
Connector
DB15
Number of connectors
1
1) E1
Operating mode
2) CE1
3) ISDN PRI
Interface rate
2.048Mbps
E1 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable
Cable
75ohm-to-120ohm adapter
Network interface connector
1) R2 signaling
Services supported
2) DSS1 signaling
3) IP Fax
4) General VoIP features in 3COM Router SOFTWARE
3.2.4 Interface LEDs
Router E1 Voice Module panel is shown in the following figure:
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Figure 3-12 Router E1Voice Module panel
Description of the LEDs on Router E1 Voice Module panel is given in the following
table:
Table 3-5 Description of the LEDs on Router E1Voice Module panel
LED
LINK
ACTIVE
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received. Blinking means there is
data being transmitted or received.
3.2.5 Interface Cable
Router E1 Voice Module interface cables are G.703-compliant 120-ohm balanced
twisted pair cables. At one end of the cable is a DB-15 male connector for the
connection to the Router, and at the other end is an RJ-45 connector for the
connection to the network.
Figure 3-13 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable
If the cable with the resistance of 75-ohm is needed, a 75-ohm-to-120-ohm cable
adapter (one end is BNC connector and the other end is RJ45 connector) which is
illustrated in the following figure can be installed.
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Figure 3-14 75-ohm-to120-ohm adapter (with BNC connector)
Caution:
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For the convenience of extending the connection of E1 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable, you
can use network interface connector.
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E1 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable, network interface connector, 75-ohm-to-120-ohm adapter
are optional accessories, and you need to make a selection when purchasing an E1VI module;
otherwise, they are not provided.
3.2.6 Connecting Interface Cable
Caution:
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Some measures are taken to protect Router E1 Voice Module. Still, you are recommended to install
a special lightning arrester at the input end of its connection cable to obtain better lightning
protection when the cable is led outdoors;
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Read the mark identifying a port before you connect a cable to it, making sure it is the correct port.
Wrong connection tends to damage the MIM and even the Router.
Step 1: Plug the DB15 connector of the cable into the DB15 port on the Router E1
Voice Module module and fasten the screws;
Step 2: Connect the RJ45 connector of the cable to:
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The peer device directly, if the resistance of the port to be connected is 120-ohm,
and there is no need to extend the cable;
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A network interface connector and then the peer device using another E1
120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable, if the resistance of the port to be connected
is 120-ohm, and there is a need to extend the cable, as illustrated in the following
figure.
DB -15
RJ-45
RJ-45
Router
120-ohm balanced
twisted pair cable
Network interface
connector
Voice
Device
120-ohm E1
trunk cable
Figure 3-15 Extending E1 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable
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The peer device using a 75ohm-to-120ohm adapter, if the resistance of the peer
device is 75-ohm;
Step 3: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: ON means Router E1 Voice Module is operating normally and OFF means
the POST of Router E1 Voice Module has failed. In the latter case, please contact your
agent;
Step 4: Check the status of the LINK LED on the Router E1 Voice Module panel. It is
OFF when fault has occurred to the link. In this case, please check the link.
3.3 Router T1 Voice Module
3.3.1 Introduction
Router T1 Voice Module can handle dense signals in VoIP systems. It can implement
the VoIP function over T1 lines and transmit voice and data signals over T1 lines at the
same time.
Router T1 Voice Module is structured in the form of board plus daughter card. It
provides a CT1/PRI port, allowing the access of 24 channels of voice signals.
3.3.2 Appearance
The appearance of Router T1 Voice Module is shown in the following figure:
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Figure 3-16 Router T1Voice Module
3.3.3 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router T1 Voice Module are given in the following table:
Table 3-6 Interface attributes of Router T1 Voice Module
Attribute
Description
Connector
DB15
Number of connectors
1
Router T1 Voice Module cable (100-ohm balanced shielded twisted
Cable
pair cable)
Network interface connector
Operating mode
Interface rate
CT1
ISDN PRI
1.544Mbps
1) DSS1 signaling
Supported services
2) IP fax
3) General VoIP features in 3COM Router SOFTWARE
3.3.4 Interface LEDs
Router T1 Voice Module panel is shown in the following figure:
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Figure 3-17 Router T1 Voice Module panel
Description of the LEDs on Router T1 Voice Module panel is given in the following
table.
Table 3-7 Description of the LEDs on Router T1Voice Module panel
LED
LINK
ACTIVE
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking means data is being
received or/and transmitted.
3.3.5 Interface Cable
Router T1 Voice Module interface cables are 100-ohm balanced shielded twisted pairs.
At one end of each cable is a DB-15 male connector for the connection to a Router T1
Voice Module module, and at the other end is an RJ-45 connector for the connection
to the voice device, as shown in the following figure:
Figure 3-18 Router T1 Voice Module cable
In addition, you may use a network interface connector to extend a Router T1 Voice
Module cable.
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Caution:
Both Router T1 Voice Module cable and network interface connector are optional accessories. You
should order them when ordering a Router T1 Voice Module. Otherwise, they will not be provided.
3.3.6 Connecting Interface Cable
Caution:
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Some measures are taken to protect Router T1 Voice Module. Still, you are recommended to install
a special lightning arrester at the input end of its connection cable to obtain better lightning
protection when the cable is led outdoors;
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Read the mark identifying a port before you connect a cable to it, making sure it is the correct port.
Wrong connection tends to damage interface modules and even the Router.
Step 1: Insert one end of a Router T1 Voice Module cable into the DB15 port on the
Router T1 Voice Module;
Step 2: Connect the other end of the Router T1 Voice Module cable to:
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The peer device if the cable is long enough;
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A network interface connector and then the peer device using another Router T1
Voice Module cable, if it is not long enough, as shown in the following figure:
T1VI cable
Network interface connector
RJ45
Voice
device
Router
DB15
RJ45
Straight-through network cable
Figure 3-19 Extending a Router T1 Voice Module cable
Step 3: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel of the Router: ON means Router T1 Voice Module is operating normally
and OFF means the POST of Router T1 Voice Module has failed. In the latter case,
please contact your agent;
Step 4: Check the status of the LINK LED on the Router T1 Voice Module panel. It is
OFF when fault has occurred to the link. In this case, please check the link.
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3.4 NDEC Module
3.4.1 Introduction
Network Data Encryption Module (NDEC) supports IPSec protocol and speeds up the
encryption of IP packets by means of hardware, featuring high performance and high
reliability.
When NDEC module is inserted, the main board of the router handles IP packet
forwarding and implements the VPN with encryption features, and then the NDEC will
complete the task of encryption.
3.4.2 Appearance
The appearance of NDEC module is shown in the following figure.
Figure 3-20 NDEC
3.4.3 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of NDEC are given in the following table:
Table 3-8 Interface attributes of NDEC
Attribute
Description
Protocol supported
IPSec
The maximum number of concurrent IPSec
connections
100
1) Key algorithm (DES, 3DES, AES, QC5, Blowfish,
Cast-128, SkipJack)
Hardware algorithm
2) Authentication algorithm (MD5, SHA-1 hash
algorithm)
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3.4.4 Interface LEDs
NDEC panel is shown in the following figure:
Figure 3-21 NDEC panel
Table 3-9 Description of the LEDs on NDEC panel
LED
Description
OFF: The module is not powered ON, the PSU has failed to operate or a
serious hardware fault has occurred.
Fast blinking (4Hz): The hardware initialization is not done yet:
Slowly blinking (2-second ON and 2-second OFF): The hardware initialization
RUN
is done, but the module has not entered the normal software initialization flow;
Normal blinking (1-second ON and 1-second OFF): The module is operating
normally;
Steady ON: The software initialization has failed and the service cannot be run
normally.
Fast blinking: The module is in the loading status.
Steady ON: Module loading has failed.
ACT
Fast blinking unsteadily: The module is operating normally, and the data is
being transmitted or received between the module and the host.
OFF: The module is operating normally, and there is no data being transmitted
or received between the module and the host.
SPEED
ON: The module is booting the system after power-on.
OFF: The module is operating normally.
Fast blinking: The request of module software for memory has failed and the
DENY
service cannot be run normally.
OFF: The module is operating normally.
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3.4.5 Troubleshooting
1)
Symptom 1: All the LEDs are OFF after the Router is started up.
Troubleshooting: All the LEDs should fast blink once upon the startup of the device.
They are keeping ON if the module or some hardware of the module is not powered on
properly. Check whether the power supply is correctly connected. If the power supply
is operating, the fuse might be blown or anomalies have occurred to the Complex
Programmable Logic Device (CPLD). In this case, please contact your agent.
2)
Symptom 2: All the LEDs are steadily ON after the device is started up.
Troubleshooting: All the LEDs should fast blink once upon the startup of the device
and then go OFF immediately, if the processor of the module starts working. All the
LEDs are ON steadily, if the system bus of the module is not in normal state or
anomalies have occurred to the CPLD.
3)
Symptom 3: RUN LED is ON steadily.
Troubleshooting: When the module is operating, RUN LED should fast blinks, instead
of keeping ON steadily. RUN LED is steadily ON, if the module is powered up but not
started normally, or if the module is reset forcibly. If at the same time other one or two
LEDs (such as ACT, SPEED, and DENY) are ON, it is likely the problem of the NDEC
or the Router. RUN LED keeps ON after several times of blinking, if module
initialization fails.
4)
Symptom 4: RUN LED is fast blinking all the time when the device is being started
up.
Troubleshooting: After the Router is powered ON, RUN LED fast blinks all the time
until module initialization is completed. During the process, if DENY LED blinks
occasionally, there might be fault in the memory. In this case, please contact your
agent for repairing the module. SPEED LED lights during the process, if the module
system boot fails. In this case, check the configuration of the system or contact your
agent.
5)
Symptom 5: RUN LED blinks slowly after the device is started up.
Troubleshooting: If the module is in offline state, the RUN LED blinks slowly. Check
that the configuration of the Router is correct, and make sure NEDC is supported.
6)
Symptom 6: ACT LED is ON steadily.
Troubleshooting: If the firmware is being upgraded, ACT LED blinks. If the upgrade
fails, the LED is ON steadily and you need to upgrade the software again. If the
problem still exists, contact your agent.
7)
Symptom 7: DENY LED blinks during normal operations.
Troubleshooting: DENY LED blinks during normal operations, if the module
performance or capacity is inadequate for encryption processing at a moment. This is
not a hardware failure but a phenomenon caused by technical specifications limitation
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of the current NDEC module. If it is necessary to upgrade the processing capability of
the NDEC module, please contact your agent.
3.5 Router 2-Port 10/100 MIM
3.5.1 Introduction
The 2-port 10Base-T/100Base-TX FE interface card (Router 2-Port 10/100 MIM)
provides one/two 10/100 Mbps RJ-45 Ethernet interface(s) for router-and-LAN
communication.
The cards support:
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100 meters (328.1 ft.) of transmission segment over the category-5 twisted-pair
cable.
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Operation at 100 Mbps and 10 Mbps, autosensing.
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Full duplex and half-duplex, with the former in common use.
3.5.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the FIC-FE cards.
Table 3-10 Router 2-Port 10/100 MIM interface attributes
Description
Attribute
Router 2-Port 10/100 MIM
Connector
RJ-45
Number of connectors
1
Cable
Straight-through Ethernet cable
Operating mode
Supported frame format
2
Full duplex/half-duplex
10/100 Mbps auto-sensing
Ethernet_II
Ethernet_SNAP
3.5.3 Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates an Router 2-Port 10/100 MIM panel.
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Figure 3-22 Router 2-Port 10/100 MIM panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the /Router 2-Port 10/100 MIM panel.
Table 3-11 LEDs on the Router 2-Port 10/100 MIM panel
LED
LINK
ACTIVE
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface and blinking
means data is being transmitted and/or received.
3.5.4 Interface Cable
I. Ethernet cable
As shown in the following figure, the Ethernet cables for FIC-FE cards are category-5
twisted pairs with RJ-45 connectors. Pins 1 and 2 of the interface are used for
transmitting data, and pins 3 and 6 are used for receiving data.
Figure 3-23 Ethernet cable
II. Making Ethernet cables
You can use category 5 twisted-pair cables to make Ethernet cables. A category 5
twisted-pair cable is composed of eight wires that are identified and grouped by colors
of the outer insulator. Usually a solid color wire and a white/solid color wire are
organized in pairs. But sometimes, wires are also paired by color dots.
Ethernet cables fit into two categories: straight-through and crossover.
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Straight-through cable: The wires are crimped in the RJ-45 connectors at both
ends in the same order. The cable is used for connecting a terminal device (for
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example, PC or router) to a HUB or LAN switch. The cables delivered with the
router are straight-through cables.
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Crossover cable: The wires are crimped in the RJ-45 connectors at both ends in
different orders. The cable is used for connecting two terminal devices (for
example, PC and router). You can make cables as needed.
Note:
In making network cables, shielded cables are preferred for electromagnetic
compatibility sake.
The interface cables in the standard package of cards are straight-through cables.
3.5.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Step 1: Plug one end of the cable to an Ethernet port on the router and another end to
the device to be connected. (For a PC or router, use a straight-through cable; for a
HUB or LAN switch, use a crossover cable.)
Step 2: Power on the router and check the behavior of the LINK LED on the panel: ON
means that a link is present and OFF means that no link is present. In the latter case,
check the line status.
Caution:
Before you connect a port, read its label carefully; a wrong connection can cause damages to the
interface card and even the device.
3.6 Router 4-Port Serial MIM Module
3.6.1 Introduction
4-port high-speed sync/async serial interface module (Router 4-Port Serial MIM)
supports both synchronous and asynchronous modes to transmit/receive and handle
data streams at sync/async serial interfaces. The modules also support Data Terminal
Equipment/Data Circuit-terminating Equipment (DTE/DCE) mode when they are in
synchronous operating mode.
I. Synchronous and asynchronous
In different operating modes, a sync/async serial interface supports different signal
standards and baud rates. And the maximum transmission distance of signals is
related to the baud rate setting. For the relationships between cable type, baud rate
setting and signal transmission distance, see the following table.
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Table 3-12 Baud rate and transmission distance of V.24 (RS232)/V.35 cable
V.24 (RS232)
Baud rate (bps)
V.35
Maximum transmission
Baud rate
Maximum transmission
Distance (m)
(bps)
Distance (m)
2400
60
2400
1250
4800
60
4800
625
9600
30
9600
312
19200
30
19200
156
38400
20
38400
78
64000
20
56000
60
115200
10
64000
50
-
-
2048000
30
Caution:
Baud rate cannot exceed 64 kbps if V.24 cable is used and the interface operates in synchronous mode.
II. Introduction to DTE and DCE
Synchronous serial interfaces support both DTE and DCE operating modes. Given
two directly connected devices, if one operates in the DTE mode, the other will operate
in the DCE mode. The DCE device provides the synchronous clock and specifies the
communicating rate. The DTE device receives the synchronous clock and
communicates at the specified rate. Generally, the Router is used as a DTE device. To
make sure that the device is a DTE or DCE, refer to the manual shipped with this
device. In addition, the following table may also help you to identify the type of the
device.
Table 3-13 Typical DTE and DCE equipment
Equipment type
Interface type
Typical equipment
DTE
Male
PC, Router
DCE
Female
Modem, Multiplexer, CSU/DSU
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Asynchronous serial interface is generally used as dialing port and connected to a
modem or a Terminal Adapter (TA). In this case, regardless of the operating mode of
the device, only an appropriate baud rate for the interface needs to be selected.
Serial interface is generally used for the direct connection to such a device as DDN,
frame relay, or X.25 switch.
3.6.2 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 4-Port Serial MIM are given in the following table:
Table 3-14 Interface attributes of Router 4-Port Serial MIM
Description
Attribute
Synchronous
Connector
Number of
connectors
Interface standard
and operating
mode
Asynchronous
DB100 (Router 4-Port Serial MIM)
1 (Router 4-Port Serial MIM)
V.24
DTE
V.35
RS232
DTE
DCE
1200
1200
1200
300
64 k
4.096 M
2.048 M
115.2
DCE
Minimum baud
rate
(bps)
Maximum baud
rate
(bps)
V.24 (RS232) DTE cable
V.24 (RS232) DCE cable
Cable
V.35 DTE cable
V.35 DCE cable
Router 4-Port Serial MIM conversion cable (Router 4-Port Serial MIM)
Dialup through modem
Services
DDN leased line
Backup
supported
Terminal access service
Async leased line
Dumb terminal access
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3.6.3 Interface LEDs
Router 4-Port Serial MIM panel is shown in the following figure:
Figure 3-24 Router 4-Port Serial MIM panel
Description of the LEDs on Router 4-Port Serial MIM is given in the following table:
Table 3-15 Description of the LEDs on Router 4-Port Serial MIM panel
LED
LINK
ACTIVE
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking means data is being
received or/and transmitted.
3.6.4 Interface Cable
I. Router 4-Port Serial MIM interface cable
Router 4-Port Serial MIM provides a 1-to-4 conversion cable (Router 4-Port Serial MIM
conversion cable). One end of the cable is DB100 connector for connecting Router
4-Port Serial MIM, and the other end is DB50 (female) connector for connecting a
sync/async serial interface cable. Like , four types of sync/async serial interface cables
are available:
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V.24 (RS232) DTE cable
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V.24 (RS232) DCE cable
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V.35 DTE cable
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V.35 DCE cable
For the pinouts of these cables, see Low-End and Mid-Range Series Routers Cable
Manual.
The following figure illustrates a Router 4-Port Serial MIM conversion cable:
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DB100 male
DB50 female
Figure 3-25 Router 4-Port Serial MIM conversion cable
For the pinouts of Router 4-Port Serial MIM conversion cable, see Low-End and
Mid-Range Series Routers Cable Manual.
Caution:
Router 4-Port Serial MIM conversion cable is the required by Router 4-Port Serial MIM module, while the
four sync/async serial interface cables are optional. You need to order them; otherwise, they will not be
provided.
3.6.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Warning:
In case of possible device and port damages, do not plugging or unplug connection cables of SA
modules when the router is powered on.
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Caution:
Before connecting an SA module, confirm the model of the equipment to be connected to the SA module
(that is, sync/async mode, DTE/DCE mode, and so on), signaling criterion required by the access
equipment, baud rate, and timing clock.
I. Connecting interface cable of Router 4-Port Serial MIM
Step 1: Plug the DB-100 connector of a Router 4-Port Serial MIM conversion cable to
the appropriate DB-100 port on the Router 4-Port Serial MIM module;
Step 2: Select a correct sync/async serial interface cable. Connect one end of the
cable to the DB50 connector of the Router 4-Port Serial MIM conversion cable and the
other end to:
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Port of CSU/DSU, if the WAN is a DDN line;
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Serial port of analog modem, if the WAN is a dial-up line;
Step 3: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: ON means that the MIM is operating normally and OFF means that the
POST of the MIM has failed. In the latter case, please contact your agent.
Step 4: Check the behavior of the LINK LED on the Router 4-Port Serial MIM panel. It
is OFF when the line is faulty and signal is out of synchronization.
Caution:
You should connect a cable to the port with the correct mark. Misplugging is prone to impair the SIC/MIM
and even damage the router.
3.7 Router 2 AND 4-Port Enhanced Serial MIM
3.7.1 Introduction
Router 2 AND 4-Port Enhanced Serial MIM, 2-/4-port enhanced high-speed
sync/async serial interface card, transmits, receives, and processes data on the
synchronous/asynchronous serial interface. They support both synchronous and
asynchronous modes. In the former case, they support the DTE/DCE mode.
I. DTE and DCE
An FIC-SA card is usually connected to an external modem for dialing purpose, where
an appropriate baud rate setting is required.
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The synchronous serial interface can work in either DTE or DCE mode. Two directly
connected devices must work as DTE and DCE respectively. The DCE provides clock
synchronization and specifies the communication rate, whereas the DTE accepts
clock synchronization and communicates at the specified rate.
The router normally works as a DTE. To identify whether the equipment connected to
the router is DTE or DCE, refer to the manual shipped with the equipment.
II. Speed and transmission segment of synchronous/asynchronous serial
interface
In different operating modes, the synchronous/asynchronous serial interface supports
different electric signal specifications and baud rates. In addition, the maximum signal
transmission segment depends not only on the specified baud rate but also on the
selected cable. The following table shows how the cable type, baud rate, and the
maximum signal transmission segment related to each other.
Table 3-16 Speed and transmission segment of the V.24 (RS232)/V.35 cable
V.24 (RS232)
V.35
Max. transmission
Baud rate (bps)
segment
Baud rate (bps)
Max. transmission segment
2400
60 m (196.9 ft.)
2400
1250 (4101 ft.)
4800
60 m (196.9 ft)
4800
625 m (2050.5 ft.)
9600
30 m (98.4 ft.)
9600
312 m (1023.6 ft.)
19200
30 m (98.4 ft)
19200
156 m (511.8 ft.)
38400
20 m 65.6 ft.)
38400
78 m (255.9 ft.)
64000
20 m (65.6 ft)
56000
60 m (196.9 ft.)
115200
10 m (32.8 ft.)
64000
50 m (164 ft.)
––
––
2048000
30 m (98.4 ft.)
Note:
When a V.24 cable is used, the baud rate of the FIC-SA in synchronous mode shall not exceed 64 Kbps.
3.7.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the FIC-SAE:
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Table 3-17 Interface attributes of the Router 2 AND 4-Port Enhanced Serial MIM
Description
Attribute
Synchronous
Connector
Asynchronous
DB-28
2 (FIC-2SAE)
Number of connectors
4 (FIC-4SAE)
8 (FIC-8SAE)
Interface standard and
V.24
V.35, RS449, X.21, RS530
operating mode
DTE, DCE
DTE
Min. baud rate(bps)
1200
1200
Max. baud rate(bps)
64 k
4.096 M
RS232
DCE
300
2.048 M
115.2
V.24 (RS232) DTE cable
V.24 (RS232) DCE cable
V.35 DTE cable
V.35 DCE cable
Cable
X.21 DTE cable
X.21 DCE cable
RS449 DTE cable
RS449 DCE cable
RS530 DTE cable
RS530 DCE cable
1) Dialup through modem
2) Backup
Supported service
1) DDN leased line
3) Asynchronous leased
2) Terminal access service
line
4) Terminal access
service
3.7.3 Interface LEDs
The following figures show the 2 and 4-port panels:
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Figure 3-26 2-port panel
Figure 3-27 4-port panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the panel:
Table 3-18 LEDs on the panel
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received. Blinking means
data is being transmitted and/or received.
3.7.4 Interface Cable
The MIM cards use synchronous/asynchronous serial interface cables with DB-28
connectors.
Before connecting a card, identify the line properties and then select the proper
interface cable from the following ten cable options:
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V.24 (RS232) DTE cable: DB-25 plug at the network end
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V.24 (RS232) DCE cable: DB-25 receptacle at the network end
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V.35 DTE cable: 34PIN plug at the network end
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V.35 DCE cable: 34PIN receptacle at the network end
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X.21 DTE cable: DB-15 plug at the network end
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X.21 DCE cable: DB-15 receptacle at the network end
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RS449 DTE cable: DB-37 plug at the network end
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RS449 DCE cable: DB37 receptacle at the network end
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RS530 DTE cable: DB-25 plug at the network end
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RS530 DCE cable: DB25 receptacle at the network end
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All these cables use a DB-28 connector to connect the router, but the connector at the
network end varies with the type of the to-be-connected network.
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V.24 DTE cable
Figure 3-28 V24 DTE cable
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V.24 DCE cable
Figure 3-29 V.24 DCE cable
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V.35 DTE cable
Figure 3-30 V.35 DTE cable
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V.35 DCE cable
Figure 3-31 V.35 DCE cable
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X.21 DTE cable
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Figure 3-32 X.21 DTE cable
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X.21 DCE cable
Figure 3-33 X.21 DCE cable
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RS449 DTE cable
Figure 3-34 RS449 DTE cable
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RS449 DCE cable
Figure 3-35 RS449 DCE cable
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RS530 DTE cable
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Figure 3-36 RS530 DTE cable
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RS530 DCE cable
Figure 3-37 RS530 DCE cable
Note:
These cables are optional. You must order them together with the MIM card. Otherwise, they are not
provided.
3.7.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Caution:
Do not plug or unplug interface cables into or from the MIM card to prevent the device or ports from
being impaired.
Before connecting an MIM card, identify the type of the equipment to be connected (that is, the
synchronous/asynchronous mode, DTE/DCE mode, and so on), signaling criterion required by the
access equipment, baud rate, and line clock.
Step 1: Identify type of the interface to be connected and then choose the correct
synchronous/asynchronous serial interface cable.
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Step 2: Plug the DB-28 connector of the cable to the corresponding DB-28 port on the
MIM card.
Step 3: Connect the other end of the cable as follows:
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If the WAN is a DDN line, connect the cable to the port on the CSU/DSU.
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If the WAN is a dialup line, connect the cable to the serial port of an analog
modem.
Step 4: Power on the router, and check behavior of the LINK LED on the MIM panel. It
is OFF when fault occurs on the line and signal is not synchronized. Check the line
status.
3.8 Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM Modules
3.8.1 Introduction
I. 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI
Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM, the 1-/2-/4-port channelized E1/PRI interface
module, transmits, receives, and processes E1 data traffic. In addition, you can use
the card for other purposes, such as CE1 access and the ISDN PRI function.
II.
The module is different from the 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI module in the sense that:
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The FE1 operating mode supported by the E1-F cards allows only one n x 64
kbps bundle to be formed on each interface, where n = 1 to 31. However, an E1
card allows arbitrary grouping of 31 channels and multiple bundles.
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The E1-F modules do not support PRI mode.
3.8.2 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM and are given in the
following table:
Table 3-19 Interface attributes of Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM and
Description
Attribute
2-port module
Connector
Number of
connectors
Interface standard
G.703, G.704
Interface rate
2.048 Mbps
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E1 75-ohm non-balanced coaxial cable
E1 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable
Cable type
120-ohm 4E1 conversion cable (4E1/4E1-F modules)
75-ohm 4E1 conversion cable (4E1/4E1-F modules)
Coaxial connector, network interface connector and 75-ohm to 120-ohm
adapter (with BNC connector)
Operating mode
E1, CE1, ISDN PRI (only supported by Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM)
FE1 (only supported by )
1) Backup
Services supported
2) Terminal access service
3) ISDN PRI (only supported by Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM)
3.8.3 Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates a 2-port panel.
Figure 3-38 2-port panel
The following figure illustrates a 4-port module.
Figure 3-39 4-port panel
Description about the LEDs on E1/E1-F panels is given in the following table:
Table 3-20 Description about the LEDs on E1/E1-F panels
LED
LINK
Description
ON means the carrier signal has been received.
OFF means no carrier signal has been received.
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OFF means no data is being transmitted or received. ON means data is
being transmitted or received.
3.8.4 Interface Cable
I. Interface cable of 2-port modules
2-port interface cables are G.703-compliant cables (referred to as E1 cables
throughout the rest part of the manual). E1 cables are divided into two types: 75-ohm
unbalanced coaxial cables and 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cables.
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75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cable
Figure 3-40 E1 75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cable
Note:
You can select a pair of coaxial connectors with a BNC receptacle at both ends that connect two 75-ohm
unbalanced coaxial cables with BNC connectors. The coaxial connectors are used for the extension
connection with E1 75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cable.
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120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable
At the router side, the connector of the cable is DB-15 (male); at the network side, the
connector is RJ-45, as illustrated in the following figure.
Figure 3-41 2-port 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable
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Note:
You can select a network interface connectors with an RJ-45 receptacle at both ends that connect two
120-ohm balanced twisted pair cables with BNC connectors. The network interface connector is used in
the extension connection with E1 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cables.
In addition, a 75-ohm to 120-ohm adapter is provided.
For the pinouts of E1cables, see Low-End and Mid-Range Series Routers Cable
Manual.
Caution:
E1 cable, coaxial connector, network interface connector and 75-ohm to 120-ohm adapter are all
optional accessories, you need to order them when purchasing 2-port modules; otherwise, they are not
provided.
II. Conversion cable for 4-port module
4-port modules provide two types of “1-to-4” conversion cables: 120-ohm 4-port
module conversion cable and 75-ohm 4-port module conversion cable. At one end of
these two types of cables is a DB-25 connector used to connect a router, and at the
other end are four DB-15 connectors used to connect E1 cables. You can distinguish
these two types of cables by the main labels. There are the words “4-port module
-120Ohm-CAB “ printed on the main label for 120-ohm 4-port module conversion
cables whereas the words “4-port module -75Ohm-CAB” are printed on the main label
for 75-ohm 4-port module conversion cables.
The two types of cables have a similar appearance, as illustrated in the following
figures. However, a 75-ohm 4-port module conversion cable uses 8-core coaxial
cables but a 120-ohm 4-port module conversion cable uses four twisted pair cables.
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Figure 3-42 120-ohm 4-port module conversion cable
Figure 3-43 75-ohm 4-port module conversion cable
Caution:
Both 75-ohm 4-port module 1 and 120-ohm 4-port module conversion cables are required for 4-port
module modules, while E1 cable is optional, so you need to order E1 cables when purchasing a 4-port
module module. Otherwise, they will not be provided.
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In addition, a 75-ohm to 120-ohm adapter is provided. For the pinouts of cables, see
Low-End and Mid-Range Series Routers Cable Manual.
3.8.5 Internal DIP Switches
Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM and modules provide internal DIP switches, and
the setting of DIP switches decides the interface impedance and grounding mode.
Table 3-21 Correlation between DIP switches of Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM and modules and
E1 interface
Module
DIP
2-port
4-port
S1
S1
S3
S4
S5
E1
Interface
Interface
Interface
Interface
Interface
interface
0
0
1
2
3
switch
By default, all the DIP switches for Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM and modules
are set to ON, as illustrated in the following figure:
on
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Figure 3-44 Default setting of DIP switches for Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM and modules
Description of DIP switch settings is given in the following table for Router 2 and 4-Port
CE1/PRI MIM and modules:
Table 3-22 Description of DIP switch settings of Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM and modules
DIP
1BIT
2BIT
Description
75-ohm/120-ohm
selection switch
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3BIT
ON
OFF
4BIT
ON
OFF
5BIT
ON
OFF
OFF: RxRing is
RxRing grounding
6BIT
mode selection switch
grounded via
capacitance.
-
ON: RxRing is
grounded directly.
ON: RxShield is
RxShield grounding
7BIT
mode selection switch
-
grounded.
OFF: RxShield is not
grounded.
OFF: RxShield is
SxShield grounding
8BIT
mode selection switch
grounded via
-
capacitance
ON: RxShield is
grounded directly.
Caution:
It is recommended to select the DIP switch of Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM and
modules in this way: when connecting 75-ohm cable, flip BIT1-8 to ON, and when
connecting 120-ohm cable, flip BIT1-8 to OFF. Positions of DIP switches can only
be changed by the trained personnel.
By default, all of the DIP switches of Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM and modules
are factory-configured to ON, that is, the impedance of E1 interface is 75-ohm.
3.8.6 Connecting the Interface Cable
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Caution:
Read the mark identifying a port before you connect a cable to it, making sure it is the
correct port. Wrong connection tends to damage interface modules and even the
Router;
Some protection measures are taken for Router 2 and 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM and
modules. Still, you are recommended to install a special lightning arrester at the
input end of the cable leading to the outdoors in order to protect the line against
lightning strikes more efficiently.
I. Connecting interface cable of 1E1/2E1 and
modules
Step 1: Check the type of cable, and set the DIP switches module correctly;
Step 2: Plug the DB-15 connector of the cable into the port on the module;
Step 3: Connect the other end of the cable to the network device;
1)
When using 75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cable,
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Connect its BNC connector to the device to be connected directly, if cable
extension is not needed;
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Connect its BNC connector to a coaxial connector and the other end of the
coaxial connector to the device to be connected through a 75-ohm trunk cable, if
cable extension is needed;
Caution:
Connect the local Tx wire in the cable to the remote Rx wire and the local Rx wire to the remote Tx wire.
DB-15
BNC
Router
BNC
Coaxial connector 75-ohm E1 trunk cable
75-ohm non-balanced coaxial cable
Figure 3-45 Extending an 75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cable
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If the port on the network device to be connected has a 120-ohm port, use a
75-ohm to 120-ohm adapter, or use a 120-ohm cable instead.
2)
When using a 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable,
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Connect its RJ-45 connector to the RJ-45 port on the device to be connected
directly, if cable extension is not needed.
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Connect its RJ-45 connector to a network interface connector and then the other
end of the network interface connector to the network device to be connected
through a 120-ohm E1 trunk cable, if cable extension is needed.
DB-15
RJ-45
RJ-45
Router
Network
devices such
as DDN
Network interface connector
120-ohm E1 trunk cable
120-ohm balanced twisted pair
Figure 3-46 Extending an 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable
Step 4: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: ON means that the MIM is operating normally and OFF means that the
POST of the MIM has failed. In the latter case, please contact your agent;
Step 5: Check the behavior of the LINK LED on the module panel. It is OFF when fault
has occurred on the link and signal is out of synchronization. In this case, please
check the link.
II. Connecting interface cable of 4-port
Step 1: Select the appropriate cable and cable according to type of the port on the
remote device, and set DIP switches of module correctly;
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If the resistance of the port on the device to be connected is 75-ohm, select a
75-ohm E1 non-balanced coaxial cable and a 75-ohm 4E1 conversion cable, and
set all the DIP switches on the 4E1/4E1-F module to “ON” (that is, the port
resistance is 75-ohm).
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If the resistance of the port on the device to be connected is 120-ohm, select a
120-ohm balanced twisted pair cable and a 120-ohm conversion cable, and set all
the DIP switches on the module to “OFF” (that is, the port resistance is 120-ohm).
Step 2: Plug the DB-25 connector of the conversion cable into a DB-25 port on or
module, and tighten the screws;
Step 3: Connect the DB-15 connector of the conversion cable to the cable, making
sure of wire sequence of the connector;
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Step 4: Connect the E1 cable to the device to be connected.
Step 5: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: ON means that the MIM is operating normally and OFF means that the
POST of the MIM has failed. In the latter case, please contact your agent;
Step 6: Check the behavior of the LINK LED on the module panel. It is OFF when fault
has occurred on the link and signal is out of synchronization. In this case, please
check the link.
3.9 Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM Module
3.9.1 Introduction
4-port ISDN BRI interface module (Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM) serves to
transmit/receive and handle four channels of data streams on the ISDN BRI S/T
interface.
Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM can work in dialup mode and leased line service mode.
3.9.2 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM are given in the following
figure:
Table 3-23 Interface attributes of Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM
Attribute
Description
Connector
RJ-45
Number of connectors
4
Cable
ISDN S/T cable
Protocols and standards
ITU-T I.430, Q.921, Q.931 compliant
Operating mode
1) ISDN dialup
2) ISDN leased line
1) ISDN
2) Supplementary ISDN services
Services supported
3) Multi-user number
4) Sub-address
5) Backup
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3.9.3 Internal DIP switches
The purpose of internal DIP switches of Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM is to set the
matched resistance on an ISDN BRI S/T port. The setting of this switch (DIP S1)
decides the use of 100-ohm resistance on the ISDN BRI S/T port.
on
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Figure 3-47 Default setting of DIP switch for Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM module
Table 3-24 Configuration of DIP switches for Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM module
DIP switch
Description
ON
1. 2BIT
OFF
ON
3. 4BIT
OFF
ON
5. 6BIT
OFF
ON
7. 8BIT
OFF
Default
Port
setting
Uses 100-ohm resistance
Not uses 100-ohm
ON
0
ON
1
ON
2
ON
3
resistance
Uses 100-ohm resistance
Not uses 100-ohm
matched resistance
Uses 100-ohm resistance
Not uses 100-ohm
resistance
Uses 100-ohm resistance
Not uses 100-ohm
resistance
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3.9.4 Interface LEDs
Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM panel is shown in the following figure:
Figure 3-48 Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM panel
Description of the LEDs on Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM panel is shown in the
following table:
Table 3-25 Description of the LEDs on Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM panel
LED
Yellow lamp on the left
Green lamp on the right
Description
OFF means channel B1 is idle. ON means channel B1 is occupied and
data communication is going on.
OFF means channel B2 is idle. ON means channel B2 is occupied and
data communication is going on.
3.9.5 Interface Cable
Interface cables of Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM are standard ISDN S/T interface
cables. Pins 3 and 6 are for transmitting data, and pins 4 and 5 are for receiving data.
At both ends of the cables are RJ-45 connectors.
GreenYellow
Green
Yellow
Red Black
Black
Red
Figure 3-49 ISDN S/T cable
3.9.6 Connecting the Interface Cable
Caution:
Read the mark identifying a port before you connect a cable to it, making sure it is the correct port.
Wrong connection tends to damage MIMs and even the Router.
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Step 1: On Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM, choose the port for connection;
Step 2: Confirm the type of ISDN line provided by the telecom carrier;
Step 3: Connect the cable:
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If the line is an ISDN U line, adapt it using an NT1 adapter by plugging one end of
the S/T interface cable to the S/T port of the NT1 adapter and the other end to the
BRI port on Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM;
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If the line is an ISDN BRI S/T interface line, directly connect the cable to the BRI
port on Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM;
Step 4: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: ON means that Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM is operating normally and
OFF means that the POST of Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM has failed. In the latter
case, please contact your agent.
3.10 Router 2-Port CT1/PRI MIM
3.10.1 Introduction
I. Router 2-Port CT1/PRI MIMmodule
1/2/4-port channelized T1/PRI interface module serves to transmit/receive and handle
T1 data streams, provide CT1 access, and fulfill the function of ISDN PRI. Thereby,
one card can be used for multiple purposes.
II.
1/2/4-port fractional T1 interface module and module are different in the sense that:
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FT1 operating mode supported by T1-F modules allows only one bundle. In other
words, the time slots can only be bundled into one nx64 kbps or 56 kbps channel,
where n=1-24. However, a CT1 module allows of arbitrary grouping of the 24
channels;
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T1-F does not support PRI mode.
3.10.2 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 2-Port CT1/PRI MIM modules are given in the
following table:
Table 3-26 Interface attributes of Router 2-Port CT1/PRI MIM and modules
Attribute
Connector
Number of connectors
Description
RJ-45
2
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Attribute
Description
G.703/T1.102
G.704
Interface standard
AT&T TR 54016
AT&T TR 62411
ANSI T1.403
Interface rate
1.544Mbps
Cable type
T1 cable (100-ohm shielding network cable)
CT1, ISDN PRI (Router 2-Port CT1/PRI MIMmodule)
Operating mode
FT1 ( module)
1) Backup
2) Terminal access service
Services supported
3) ISDN PRI (Router 2-Port CT1/PRI MIMmodule)
3.10.3 Interface LEDs
The panel is similar to that of the MIM, and they differ only in silk-screen.
Figure 3-50 2T1/2T1-F panel
Table 3-27 Description of the LEDs
LED
Description
ON means the carrier signal has been received.
LINK/ACT
OFF means no carrier signal has been received.
Blinking means data is being transmitted or/and received.
ON means the interface is in a loopback.
LP/AL
Blinking means an AIS, LFA, or RAI alarm signal is present.
OFF means no loopback or alarm is present.
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Note:
AIS = Alarm indication signal; LFA = loss of frame alignment; RAI = Remote alarm indication
3.10.4 Interface Cable
Interface cables (T1 cables) for modules are 100-ohm straight-through shielding
network cables, as shown in the following figure:
Figure 3-51 T1 cable
In addition, you may use a network interface connector to extend a T1 cable. Both
ends of the connector are RJ-45 jacks that can connect two network cables.
Caution:
Both T1 cable and network interface connector are optional accessories. You should order them
together with the module. Otherwise, they will not be provided.
3.10.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Caution:
Read the mark identifying a port before you connect a cable to it, making sure it is the
correct port. Wrong connection tends to damage interface modules and even the
Router;
Some protection measures are taken for Router 2-Port CT1/PRI MIM. Still, you are
recommended to install a special lightning arrester at the input end of the cable
leading to the outdoors in order to protect the line against lightning strikes more
efficiently.
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Step 1: Insert one end of a T1 cable into the RJ-45 connector on the T1 or T1-F
module;
Step 2: Connect the other end of the cable to the device to be connected:
z
directly if the cable is long enough; or
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after extending the cable if it is not long enough, as shown in the following figure:
T1 cable (100-ohm straight-through
shielding network cable) Network interface connector
RJ45
Router
DDN, etc
RJ45
RJ45
Straight-through network cable
Figure 3-52 Extending a T1 cable
Step 3: Power on the Router, and check the corresponding LED READY on the front
panel of the router for the slot: ON means that the MIM is operating normally and OFF
means that the POST of the MIM has failed. In the latter case, please contact your
agent;
Step 4: Check the behavior of the LINK LED on the T1 or T1-F panel. It is OFF when
the line is faulty and signal is Off.
3.11 Router 1-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM
3.11.1 Introduction
Router 1-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM/, the 1-/2-port ADSL over PSTN interface card,
allows a LAN subscriber to connect to the digital subscriber's loop access multiplexer
(DSLAM) at the central office over a regular analog subscriber line or telephone line.
Thus, the subscriber can access the ATM/IP backbone or the Internet to enjoy
services such as high-speed data communication and video on demand (VoD).
ADSL transmits data in the high frequency band above 26 kHz. Therefore, it can
provide services without interfering with the voice service being provided in the low
frequency band (0 to 4 kHz) on the same line. It provides downlink rates in the range
32 kbps to 8 Mbps and uplink rates in the range 32 kbps to 1 Mbps.
The ADSL interface cards provide these functions:
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Manual ADSL line activation and deactivation, supporting SAR loopback for
convenient fault isolation.
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Interface standards of G. DMT, G. Lite, and T1.413, auto-sensing.
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Trellis coding (except for G. Lite) on ADSL interfaces, enhancing stability of ADSL
connections.
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3.11.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 1-Port ADSL Over
POTS MIM.
Table 3-28 Interface attributes of the Router 1-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM
Attribute
Connector
Number of connectors
Router 1-Port ADSL Over
POTS MIM
RJ-11
1 (Router 1-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM)
2 ()
ITU-T 992.1 G.DMT
Interface standard
ITU-T 992.2 G.Lite
ANSI T1.413 Issue 2
In ADSL full rate mode (ITU-T 992.1 G.DMT/ANSI T1.413):
Interface rate
8160 kbps (downlink rate)
896 kbps (uplink rate).
Cable and the Max. transmission
In full rate mode, 1.8 km (1.1 mi.) over the telephone cable
segment
( depending on the line quality).
Supported service
ADSL over the regular telephone line
3.11.3 Panel and Interface LED
The following figure illustrates the Router 1-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM panel.
Figure 3-53 Router 1-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the card panels.
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Table 3-29 LEDs on the Router 1-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM panel
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means the loop is inactive; ON means the loop has been activated and has
entered the data mode; blinking means the loop is being activated.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface and blinking
means data is being transmitted and/or received.
3.11.4 Interface Cable
The interface cables that the Router 1-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM uses are regular
telephone cables.
Note:
The standard equipping package of the Router 1-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM includes the regular
telephone cable(s). You can separately order an external splitter as needed.
3.11.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
In G. Lite mode, no splitter is needed. You can directly connect the router to the PSTN
using a telephone cable, and simply connect the phone-set in parallel with the router at
the cable distribution box.
Full rate mode requires a splitter. Follow these steps to connect the cables:
Step 1: Plug one end of a telephone cable into the ADSL port on the router, and the
other end into the internal ADSL port on the splitter.
Step 2: Connect the telephone to the phone port on the splitter with another telephone
cable.
Step 3: Connect the external ADSL port on the splitter to the PSTN with a third
telephone cable.
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PSTN
Line port
Figure 3-54 Connecting the Router 1-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM
3.12 Router 2-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM
3.12.1 Introduction
Router 2-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM, the 2-port ADSL over PSTN interface card,
allows a LAN subscriber to connect to the digital subscriber's loop access multiplexer
(DSLAM) at the central office over a regular analog subscriber line or telephone line.
Thus, the subscriber can access the ATM/IP backbone or the Internet to enjoy
services such as high-speed data communication and video on demand (VoD).
ADSL transmits data in the high frequency band above 26 kHz. Therefore, it can
provide services without interfering with the voice service being provided in the low
frequency band (0 to 4 kHz) on the same line. It provides downlink rates in the range
32 kbps to 8 Mbps and uplink rates in the range 32 kbps to 1 Mbps.
The ADSL interface cards provide these functions:
z
Manual ADSL line activation and deactivation, supporting SAR loopback for
convenient fault isolation.
z
Interface standards of G. DMT, G. Lite, and T1.413, auto-sensing.
z
Trellis coding (except for G. Lite) on ADSL interfaces, enhancing stability of ADSL
connections.
3.12.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 2-Port ADSL Over
POTS MIM.
Table 3-30 Interface attributes of the Router 2-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM
Router 2-Port ADSL Over
Attribute
Connector
POTS MIM
RJ-11
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2 (Router 2-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM)
ITU-T 992.1 G.DMT
Interface standard
ITU-T 992.2 G.Lite
ANSI T1.413 Issue 2
In ADSL full rate mode (ITU-T 992.1 G.DMT/ANSI T1.413):
Interface rate
8160 kbps (downlink rate)
896 kbps (uplink rate).
Cable and the Max. transmission
In full rate mode, 1.8 km (1.1 mi.) over the telephone cable
segment
( depending on the line quality).
Supported service
ADSL over the regular telephone line
3.12.3 Panel and Interface LED
The following figure illustrates the Router 2-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM panel.
Figure 3-55 Router 2-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the card panels.
Table 3-31 LEDs on the Router 2-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM panel
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means the loop is inactive; ON means the loop has been activated and has
entered the data mode; blinking means the loop is being activated.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface and blinking
means data is being transmitted and/or received.
3.12.4 Interface Cable
The interface cables that the Router 2-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM uses are regular
telephone cables.
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Note:
The standard equipping package of the Router 2-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM includes
the regular telephone cable(s). You can separately order an external splitter as
needed.
3.12.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
In G. Lite mode, no splitter is needed. You can directly connect the router to the PSTN
using a telephone cable, and simply connect the phone-set in parallel with the router at
the cable distribution box.
Full rate mode requires a splitter. Follow these steps to connect the cables:
Step 1: Plug one end of a telephone cable into the ADSL port on the router, and the
other end into the internal ADSL port on the splitter.
Step 2: Connect the telephone to the phone port on the splitter with another telephone
cable.
Step 3: Connect the external ADSL port on the splitter to the PSTN with a third
telephone cable.
Phone port
Splitter
ADSL card
Modem interface
DSLAM
Router
RJ11 interface
PSTN
Line port
Figure 3-56 Connecting the Router 2-Port ADSL Over POTS MIM
3.13 Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM
3.13.1 Introduction
High Network Data Encryption (Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIMfor short)
supports IPsec protocol, multiple hardware encryption/decryption and hash algorithm
to speed up the encryption of the IP packets, featuring high-performance and
high-reliability.
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Insert Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM in the MIM slot of a low-end and
mid-range modular router. The main board forwards the IP packets and implements
the VPN with encryption feature which is complemented by encryption card.
3.13.2 Appearance
The appearance of Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM is shown as below:
Figure 3-57 Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM
3.13.3 Interface Attributes
Table 3-32 Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM features
Feature
Protocol supported
The maximum number of concurrent
IPSec connections
Description
IPsec
100
1) key algorithm (DES, 3DES, AES)
Hardware algorithm
2) Authentication algorithm (HMAC-MD5-96,
HMAC-SHA-1-96)
3.13.4 Interface LEDs
The front panel of Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM is shown in the
following figure:
Figure 3-58 Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIMpanel
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Table 3-33 Description of the LEDs on Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIMpanel
LED
Indication
ON (green): The Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM is powered on
STATUS
properly.
OFF: There is no power supply, damaged power supply, or sever hardware
failure.
OFF after flashing yellow for two seconds: Initialized the Router NDEC2
Encryption Accelerator MIM.
ACTIVE
Blinking continuously: The Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM
operates normally and there is data transmission with the host.
OFF: Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM runs normally and no data
transmission exists with the host.
3.13.5 Troubleshooting
1)
Symptom 1: The STATUS LED stays off after turning on the router.
Troubleshooting: The STATUS LED should stay solid on after powered on. The OFF
status indicates that the Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM or some
hardware is not powered on properly. Check the connection of the power supply.
If the device is powered on, the failure may due to the damaged power supply of the
module, or abnormal operation of CPLD (Complex Programmable Logic Device). In
these circumstances, contact our agents for support.
2)
Symptom 2: The ACTIVE LED stays off when powering on the router.
Troubleshooting: When powering up the device, the ACTIVE LED should flashing for
two seconds before turning off, which indicates the encryption processor of the Router
NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM has been configured and is ready for work. If the
ACTIVE LED stays on when powering up the device, this means the initialization of the
processor fails and the system bus does not work normally. Check the connection
between the Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM and the host. If the
connection is good, the abnormal status may due to the host or the Router NDEC2
Encryption Accelerator MIM, contact our agents for support.
3)
Symptom 3: The ACTIVE LED stays on or off when the Router NDEC2
Encryption Accelerator MIM is running.
Troubleshooting: The ACTIVE LED should be blinking when the Router NDEC2
Encryption Accelerator MIM runs the encryption service. The solid on or off indicates
the system bus works abnormally. Check the connection between the Router NDEC2
Encryption Accelerator MIM and host. If the connection is good, the abnormal status
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may due to the host or the Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM, contact our
agents for support.
3.14 Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM
3.14.1 Introduction
The Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM interface card provides four E1 interfaces that support
inverse multiplexing for ATM (IMA) technology. The IMA technology is a method to
multiplex many low-speed links to one high-speed ATM cell flow: the transmission end
splits the cell flow of the ATM set to many low-speed E1 links, and the remote end
multiplexes these low-speed E1 links to one single cell flow. This technology is
cost-effective and flexible for application and mainly used in network applications that
transmit ATM cell through plesiochronous digital hierarchy (PDH) network.
3.14.2 Appearance of the Interface Card
The following figure shows the appearance of the Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM interface
card:
Figure 3-59 Appearance of the Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM interface card
3.14.3 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM interface attributes:
Table 3-34 Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM interface attributes
Description
Item
Connector type
DB68
Connector quantity
One
Router 4-Port
Router 4-Port
E1 IMA MIM
E1 IMA MIM
(75-ohm)
(120-ohm)
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Description
Item
Router 4-Port
Router 4-Port
E1 IMA MIM
E1 IMA MIM
(75-ohm)
(120-ohm)
Interface standard
ITU-G.703, ITU-G.704
Interface rate
2.048 Mbps
Cable type
E1 coaxial cable
Shielded twisted pair
75 ohm
120 ohm
500 m (1640.4 in.)
150 m (492.1 in.)
Cable characteristic
impedance
Max transmission
distance
Operating mode
ATM E1 standalone link /IMA binding mode
Service
AAL5
Protocol
PPPoA, PPPoEoA, IPoA, IPoEoA
Transmission rate
CBR/VBR-rt/VBR-nrt/UBR
3.14.4 Panels and Interface LEDs
The following figures show the panels of the Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM interface
cards:
Figure 3-60 Front panel of the 75-ohm Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIMinterface card
Figure 3-61 Front panel of the 120-ohm Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIMinterface card
The LEDs on the front panel of the Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM interface card, as
described in the following table:
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Table 3-35 Meaning of the LEDs
LED
LINK
ACT
Meaning
OFF: the link is disconnected.
ON: the link is connected.
Blink: data is being transmitted/received.
Off: no data is being transmitted/received.
3.14.5 Interface Cable
The RT-Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM provides four E1 ports and adopts a 120-ohm or a
75-ohm Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM conversion cable. The two types of cables have
similar appearance. Both of them have a DB68 connector at one end used to connect
a router. While at the other end, the 75-ohm Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM conversion
cable can be connected with eight coaxial cables; and the 120-ohm Router 4-Port E1
IMA MIM conversion cable can be connected with four twisted pairs.
3.14.6 Connection of the Interface Cable
Perform the following procedure to connect the RT-Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM
interface cable:
1)
Choose an appropriate type of IMA-8E1/Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM cable
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If the interface impedance of the peer device is 75 ohm, use a 75-ohm  Router
depending on the interface type of the peer device.
4-Port E1 IMA MIM conversion cable.
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If the interface impedance of the peer device is 120 ohm, use a 120-ohm  Router
4-Port E1 IMA MIM conversion cable.
2)
Insert the Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM conversion cable at the DB68 end to the
DB68 port of the Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM interface card, and fasten the fixed
screws of the cable.
3)
Check the serial number of the other end of the IMA-4E1 conversion cable and
connect it with an E1 cable.
4)
Connect the E1 cable with a peer device.
5)
Check the slot-corresponding LED on the front panel of the router after power-on.
If the LED lights, it indicates the interface card passed the self test and operates
normally. If the LED is off, it indicates the interface card did not pass the self test,
in this case, contact your agent.
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Check the status of the LINK LED on the panel of the IMA-4E1 interface card
after power-on. If the LED is off (indicating the line is faulty, and the signal is
desynchronized), check the line.
3.15 Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM
3.15.1 Introduction to the Interface card
The Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM interface card provides four T1 interfaces that support
the IMA technology. The network application of the two cards is similar to the IMA-8E1/
IMA-4E1 interface card.
3.15.2 Appearance of the Interface Card
The following figure shows the appearance of the Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM interface
card:
Figure 3-62 Appearance of the Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM interface card
3.15.3 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM interface attributes:
Table 3-36 Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM interface attributes
Description
Item
Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM
Connector type
DB68
Connector quantity
One
Interface standard
ITU-G.703, ITU-G.704
Cable type
T1 shielded twisted pair
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100 ohm
150 m (492.1 in.)
Operating mode
ATM T1 standalone link/IMA binding mode
Service
AAL5
Protocol
PPPoA, PPPoEoA, IPoA, IPoEoA
Transmission rate
CBR/VBR-rt/VBR-nrt/UBR
3.15.4 Panels and Interface LEDs
The following figures show the panels of the Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM interface
cards:
Figure 3-63 Front panel of the IMA-4T1 interface card
The LEDs on the front panel of the Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM panel, as described in
the following table:
Table 3-37 Meaning of the LEDs
LED
LINK
ACT
Meaning
OFF: the link is disconnected.
ON: the link is connected.
Blink: data is being transmitted/received.
Off: no data is being transmitted/received.
3.15.5 Connection of the Interface Cable
1)
Insert the Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM conversion cable at the DB68 end to the
DB68 port of the Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM interface card.
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Connect one RJ45 connector of the Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM conversion cable
to a peer device.
3)
Check the status of the LINK LED on the panel of the Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM
interface card. If the LED is off (indicating the line is faulty), check the line.
3.16 Router 1-Port CE3 MIM Module
3.16.1 Introduction
1-port channelized E3 interface module (Router 1-Port CE3 MIM) serves to:
Transmit/Receive and handle one channel of E3 fast traffic, as well as provide the
z
accessing of E3 traffic when working in E3 mode; and
Provide the low-speed accessing service at the speed of n x 64 kbps, where n is
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smaller than or equal to 128, when working in CE3 mode.
Note:
E3 represents the tertiary group rate of E system in the TDM system, that is, 34.368Mbps. An E3
channel can be channelized into 16 E1 lines through the demultiplexing processes of E23 and E12, each
E1 line supporting both the operating modes of E1 and CE1. E23 is used to indicate either E2-to-E3
multiplex or E3-to-E2 demultiplex, and E12 to indicate E1-to-E2 multiplex or E2-to-E1 demultiplex. “E23”
and “E12” discussed here represent the demultiplex process.
3.16.2 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 1-Port CE3 MIM are given in the following table:
Table 3-38 Interface attributes of Router 1-Port CE3 MIM
Attribute
Description
Connector
SMB
Number of connectors
2
Interface standard
G.703, G.704, G.751
Interface rate
34.368Mbps
Interface cable type
E3 cable (75ohm coaxial cable)
Operating mode
Services supported
E3
CE3
E3 leased line
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3.16.3 Interface LEDs
Router 1-Port CE3 MIM panel is shown in the following figure:
Figure 3-64 Router 1-Port CE3 MIM panel
Description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port CE3 MIM panel is given in the following
table:
Table 3-39 Description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port CE3 MIM panel
LED
LINK
Description
OFF means the link is not set up. ON means the link has been set up.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking means data is being
ACT
received or/and transmitted.
3.16.4 Interface Cable
The external interface provided by a Router 1-Port CE3 MIM module is two SMB
sockets respectively for Tx (Transmitter end) and Rx (Receiver end). The interface
adopts 75ohm unbalanced transmission mode and uses a pair of 75ohm unbalanced
coaxial cables to connect the peer device.
BNC connector
SMB connector
Figure 3-65 E3/T3 cable
Note:
Router 1-Port CE3 MIM uses the same cable, which is called E3/T3 cable in this
manual.
The standard configuration package of Router 1-Port CE3 MIM has included the
interface cable.
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3.16.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Caution:
Some measures have been taken to protect the Router 1-Port CE3 MIM module. To achieve better
lightning protection effects, however, you are recommended to add a special lightning arrester at the
input end of the E3 or T3 cable when it is led outdoors.
Step 1: Connect the SMB connector of an E3 or T3 cable to the Tx port of Router
1-Port CE3 MIM and another end to the Rx port of the device to be connected;
Step 2: Connect the SMB connector of another E3 or T3 cable to the Rx port of Router
1-Port CE3 MIM and another end to the Tx port of the peer device;
Step 3: Power on the Router, and check the LEDs of the corresponding slot on the
front panel: ON means that the MIM is operating normally and OFF means that the
POST of the MIM has failed. In the latter case, please contact your agent;
Step 4: Check the behavior of the LINK LED on the Router 1-Port CE3 MIM panel. It is
OFF when the line is faulty and signal is out of synchronization. In this case, check the
link.
3.17 Router 1-Port CT3 MIM Module
3.17.1 Introduction
1-port channelized T3 interface module (Router 1-Port CT3 MIM) serves to:
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Transmit/Receive and handle one channel of T3 fast traffic, as well as provide the
accessing of T3 traffic when working in T3 mode; and
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Provide the low-speed accessing service at the speed of n x 64 kbps or 56 kbps,
where n is smaller than or equal to 128, when working in CT3 mode.
Note:
T3 represents the tertiary group rate of T system in the TDM system, that is, 44.736 Mbps. A T3 channel
can be channelized into 28 T1 lines through the demultiplexing processes of T23 and T12, each T1 line
also supporting the operating modes of CT1. T23 is used to indicate either T2-to-T3 multiplex or
T3-to-T2 demultiplex, and T12 to indicate T1-to-T2 multiplex or T2-to-T1 demultiplex. “T23” and “T12”
discussed here represent the demultiplex process.
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3.17.2 Interface Attributes
The interface attributes of Router 1-Port CT3 MIM are given in the following table:
Table 3-40 Interface attributes of Router 1-Port CT3 MIM
Attribute
Description
Connector
SMB
Number of connectors
2
G.703
G.704
Interface standard
G.752
AT&T TR 54014
AT&T TR 62415
ANSI T1.107
Interface rate
44.736 Mbps
Interface cable type
T3 cable (75-ohm coaxial cable)
Operating mode
Services supported
T3
CT3
T3 leased line
3.17.3 Interface LEDs
Router 1-Port CT3 MIM panel is shown in the following figure:
Figure 3-66 Router 1-Port CT3 MIM panel
Description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port CT3 MIM panel is shown in the following
table:
Table 3-41 Description of the LEDs on Router 1-Port CT3 MIM panel
LED
Description
ON means the carrier signal has been received.
LINK/ACT
OFF means no carrier signal has been received.
Blinking means data is being transmitted or/and received.
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ON means the interface is in a loopback.
LP/AL
Blinking means an AIS, LFA, or RAI alarm signal is present.
OFF means no loopback or alarm is present.
Note:
AIS = Alarm indication signal; LFA = loss of frame alignment; RAI = Remote alarm indication
3.17.4 Interface Cable
Router 1-Port CT3 MIM and Router 1-Port CE3 MIM use the same type of interface
cables and make connection in the same way.
3.18 Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 MIM
3.18.1 Introduction
Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 MIM, the 1-port 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Ethernet electrical interface card, is used for router-to-LAN communication.
The cards support:
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100 meters (328.1 ft.) of transmission segment over the category-5 twisted-pair
cable.
z
Operation at 1000Mbps, 100Mbps, and 10Mbps, auto-sensing.
z
Half-duplex/full duplex, autonegotiation
3.18.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 1-Port 10/100/1000
MIM:
Table 3-42 Interface attributes of the Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 MIM
Attribute
Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 MIM
Connector
RJ-45
Number of connectors
1
Interface type
MDI/MDIX
Interface standard
802.3, 802.3u, and 802.3ab
Cable type
Ethernet cable
Operating mode
10/100/1000 Mbps auto-sensing
Half-duplex/full duplex, autonegotiation
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The following figures show the Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 MIM panels.
Figure 3-67 Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 MIM panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 MIM panel.
Table 3-43 LEDs on the Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 MIM panel
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received. Blinking means data is being
transmitted and/or received.
3.18.3 Interface Cable
Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 MIM uses both crossover and straight-through cables for
connection.
Figure 3-68 Ethernet cable
3.18.4 Connecting the Interface Cable
Step 1: Connect one end of the cable to the Ethernet interface on the router and the
other end to another device.
Step 2: Power on the router and check the behavior of the LINK LED on the panel. ON
means a link is present and OFF means no link is present. In the latter case, check the
line status.
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4.1 Router 2-Port 10/100 FIC
4.1.1 Introduction
The Router 2-port 10Base-T/100Base-TX FE interface card (3C13861) provides two
10/100 Mbps RJ-45 Ethernet interface(s) for router-and-LAN communication.
The cards support:
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100 meters (328.1 ft.) of transmission segment over the category-5 twisted-pair
cable.
z
Operation at 100 Mbps and 10 Mbps, autosensing.
z
Full duplex and half-duplex, with the former in common use.
4.1.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the FIC-FE cards.
Table 4-1 FIC-2FE interface attributes
Description
Attribute
Router 2-Port 10/100
Connector
RJ-45
Number of connectors
1
Cable
Straight-through Ethernet cable
Operating mode
Supported frame format
2
Full duplex/half-duplex
10/100 Mbps auto-sensing
Ethernet_II
Ethernet_SNAP
4.1.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates an Router 2-Port 10/100 panel.
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Figure 4-1 Router 2-Port 10/100 panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the Router 2-Port 10/100 panel.
Table 4-2 LEDs on the Router 2-Port 10/100 panel
LED
LINK
ACTIVE
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface and blinking
means data is being transmitted and/or received.
4.1.4 Interface Cable
I. Ethernet cable
As shown in the following figure, the Ethernet cables for Router 2-Port 10/100 cards
are category-5 twisted pairs with RJ-45 connectors. Pins 1 and 2 of the interface are
used for transmitting data, and pins 3 and 6 are used for receiving data.
Figure 4-2 Ethernet cable
II. Making Ethernet cables
You can use category 5 twisted-pair cables to make Ethernet cables. A category 5
twisted-pair cable is composed of eight wires that are identified and grouped by colors
of the outer insulator. Usually a solid color wire and a white/solid color wire are
organized in pairs. But sometimes, wires are also paired by color dots.
Ethernet cables fit into two categories: straight-through and crossover.
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Straight-through cable: The wires are crimped in the RJ-45 connectors at both
ends in the same order. The cable is used for connecting a terminal device (for
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example, PC or router) to a HUB or LAN switch. The cables delivered with the
router are straight-through cables.
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Crossover cable: The wires are crimped in the RJ-45 connectors at both ends in
different orders. The cable is used for connecting two terminal devices (for
example, PC and router). You can make cables as needed.
Note:
In making network cables, shielded cables are preferred for electromagnetic
compatibility sake.
The interface cables in the standard package of Router 2-Port 10/100 cards are
straight-through cables.
4.1.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Step 1: Plug one end of the cable to an Ethernet port on the router and another end to
the device to be connected. (For a PC or router, use a straight-through cable; for a
HUB or LAN switch, use a crossover cable.)
Step 2: Power on the router and check the on the FIC-FE panel: ON means that a link
is present and OFF means that no link is present. In the latter case, check the line
status.
Caution:
Before you connect a port, read its label carefully; a wrong connection can cause damages to the
interface card and even the device.
4.2 Router 1-Port 100FX MM FIC/100FX SM FIC
4.2.1 Introduction
Router 1-Port 100FX MM FIC/100FX SM FIC Ethernet multi-mode fiber interface card,
provides one 100 Mbps Ethernet multi-mode fiber interface.
Router 1-Port 100FX MM FIC/100FX SM FIC Ethernet single-mode fiber interface
card, provides one 100 Mbps Ethernet single mode fiber interface.
The use of optical fibers allows the Router 1-Port 100FX MM FIC/100FX SM FIC to
provide high reliability and good transmission quality for the router-to-LAN
communication. The interface can work in megabit full duplex mode.
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Note:
Depending on how light travels, optical fibers are divided into multi-mode optical fiber and single-mode
optical fiber.
Single-mode optical fiber has very thin core, and transmits only in single mode on a
given wavelength. It features wide band and large transmission capacity.
Multi-mode optical fiber allows transmission in multiple modes on a given wavelength.
In multi-mode, lights in different modes travel at different speeds, resulting in phase
distortion and thus limiting the transmission band. In terms of fiber core size, there
are two types of multi-mode optical fibers: 62.5 μm and 50 μm, the transmission
media accepted by the ISO/IEC 11801 standard.
4.2.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 1-Port 100FX MM
FIC/100FX SM FIC.
Table 4-3 Router 1-Port 100FX MM FIC/100FX SM FIC interface attributes
Description
Attribute
100FX SM
100FX MM
Connector
SC
Number of connectors
1
Optical fiber mode
Single-mode
Multi-mode
Max. transmission segment
15 km (9.3 mi.)
2 km (1.2 mi.)
Central wavelength
1310nm (1261 to 1360nm)
1315nm (1270 to 1360 nm)
Optical
Min.
-15 dBm
-20 dBm
power
Max.
-8 dBm
-14 dBm
Receiver
Min.
-31 dBm
-31 dBm
sensitivity
Max.
-8 dBm
-14 dBm
transmitter
Operating mode
Supported frame format
Full duplex
100Mbps
Ethernet_II
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Description
Attribute
100FX SM
100FX MM
Ethernet_SNAP
4.2.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
Figure 4-3 100FX MM panel
Figure 4-4 100FX SM panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the card panel.
Table 4-4 LEDs on the Router 1-Port 100FX MM FIC/100FX SM FIC panel
LED
LINK
ACTIVE
Description
OFF means no Rx link is present, and ON means an Rx link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface and blinking
means data is being transmitted and/or received.
4.2.4 Interface Optical Fiber
The 100FX MM should be connected to multi-mode optical fiber and the 100FX SM to
single-mode optical fiber. Because the optical interfaces on both cards are SC-type
optical receptacles, you must use the optical fibers with SC-type connectors to
connect them.
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Figure 4-5 SC-type fiber-optic connector
Note:
Fiber-optic connectors, according to ITU, are passive components that are used to stably but not
permanently connect two or more optical fibers. They are passive components indispensable to the
fiber-optic communications system in the sense that they allow optical channel connections removable.
There are many types of optical fiber connectors, such as:
FC: Round-shape threaded fiber-optic connector
ST: Round-shape plug-in fiber-optic connector
SC: Square fiber-optic connector
MT-RJ: Square transceiving fiber-optic connector
Note:
The two types of optical fibers are optional. You need to select fibers when purchasing an Router 1-Port
100FX MM FIC/100FX SM FIC; otherwise, they are not provided.
4.2.5 Connecting the Interface Optical Fiber
Caution:
When connecting an optical fiber, note that:
Do not over-bend the optical fiber. Its curvature radius must be no less than 10 cm (3.9
in).
Ensure that the Tx and Rx ends are connected correctly.
Ensure that the fiber ends are clean and free of dust.
Warning:
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Laser danger: Invisible laser radiation may be emitted from the fiber-optic ports which are connected
with lasers. To protect your eyes against radiation harm, never stare into an open fiber-optic port.
Step 1: Locate the Rx and Tx ports on the interface card. Connect them to another
device with two optical fibers: Rx to Tx and Tx to Rx.
Step 2: Power on the router and check the behavior of the LINK LED on the card panel:
ON means an Rx link is present and OFF means the opposite. In the latter case, check
the line status.
4.3 Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 FIC
4.3.1 Introduction
Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 FIC, the 1-port 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Ethernet electrical interface card, is used for router-to-LAN communication.
The cards support:
100 meters (328.1 ft.) of transmission segment over the category-5 twisted-pair
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cable.
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Operation at 1000Mbps, 100Mbps, and 10Mbps, auto-sensing.
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Half-duplex/full duplex, autonegotiation
4.3.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 1-Port 10/100/1000
FIC:
Table 4-5 Interface attributes of the Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 FIC
Attribute
1-Port 10/100/1000 FIC,
Connector
RJ-45
Number of connectors
1
Interface type
MDI/MDIX
Interface standard
802.3, 802.3u, and 802.3ab
Cable type
Ethernet cable
Operating mode
2
10/100/1000 Mbps auto-sensing
Half-duplex/full duplex, autonegotiation
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4.3.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figures show the 1-Port 10/100/1000 FIC panel.
Figure 4-6 1-Port 10/100/1000 FIC, panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 FIC panel.
Table 4-6 LEDs on the Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 FIC panel
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received. Blinking means data is being
transmitted and/or received.
4.3.4 Interface Cable
Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 FIC uses both crossover and straight-through cables for
connection.
Figure 4-7 Ethernet cable
4.3.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Step 1: Connect one end of the cable to the Ethernet interface on the router and the
other end to another device.
Step 2: Power on the router and check the behavior of the LINK LED on the panel. ON
means a link is present and OFF means no link is present. In the latter case, check the
line status.
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4.4 Router 1-Port Gigabit Ethernet Fiber FIC
4.4.1 Introduction
The 1-port 1000Base-SX/1000Base-LX GE fiber interface card, is used for
router-to-LAN communication.
The cards support:
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Operation at 1000 Mbps
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Full duplex
4.4.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the 1-Port GIGABIT
ETHERNET FIC/FIC-2GEF:
Table 4-7 Interface attributes of the 1-Port GIGABIT ETHERNET FIC
Attribute
1-Port GIGABIT ETHERNET FIC
Connector
Number of
1
interfaces
Interface standard
Multi-mode
Single-mode
short-haul
medium-haul
(850 nm)
(1310 nm)
Min.
-9.5 dBm
-9 dBm
-2 dBm
Max.
0 dBm
-3 dBm
5 dBm
Receiver sensitivity
-17 dBm
-20 dBm
-23 dBm
Central wavelength
850 nm
1310 nm
1310 nm
62.5/125 μm
9/125 μm
9/125 μm
multi-mode
single mode
single mode
Max. transmission
0.55 km
10 km (6.21
40 km (24.86
segment
(0.34 mi.)
mi.)
mi.)
Optical
transmitt
er
power
Type
Fiber type
Long-haul
(1310 nm)
Operating mode
4.4.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figures illustrate the 1-Port GIGABIT ETHERNET FIC panel:
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Figure 4-8 1-Port GIGABIT ETHERNET FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the 1-Port GIGABIT ETHERNET FIC.
Table 4-8 LEDs on the 1-Port GIGABIT ETHERNET FIC panel
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking means data is being received or/and
transmitted.
4.4.4 Interface Cable
For 1-Port GIGABIT ETHERNET FIC, select optical fibers depending on the type of
the installed 1000Base-SX/1000 Base-LX SFP. As the interfaces that these SFP
modules provide use LC-type fiber-optic connectors, you must use fibers with LC-type
connectors for them.
Figure 4-9 LC-type fiber-optic connector
Note:
LC-type fiber-optic connectors were compact fiber-optic connectors developed by
Lucent.
The fibers are provided depending on the purchased SFPs. Therefore you must
provide information on the SFPs when purchasing FICs; otherwise, the fibers are not
provided.
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4.4.5 Connecting the Interface Optic Fiber
Caution:
In connecting the optical fiber, observe the following:
Do not over-bend the optical fiber. Its curvature radius must be no less than 10 cm (3.9
in).
Ensure that the Tx and Rx ends are correctly connected.
Ensure that the fiber ends are clean.
Warning:
Laser danger: Invisible laser radiation may be emitted from the fiber-optic ports which
are connected with lasers. To protect your eyes against radiation harm, never stare
into an open fiber-optic port.
Step 1: Insert the SFP module into its corresponding slot.
Step 2: Locate the Rx and Tx ports of the GE interface. Connect them to another
device with two optical fibers: Rx to Tx and Tx to Rx.
Step 3: Power on the router and check the status of the LINK LED on the card panel.
ON means an Rx link is present and OFF means the opposite. In the latter case, check
the line status.
status.
4.5 1-Port GEF FIC
4.5.1 Introduction
1-Port GEF FIC, the 1-port/2-port 1000Base-SX/1000Base-LX GE fiber interface card,
is used for router-to-LAN communication.
The cards support:
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Five types of 1000Base-SX/1000Base-LX SFP modules: multi-mode short-haul
(850 nm), single-mode medium-haul (1310 nm), single-mode long-haul (1310
nm), single mode long-haul (1550 nm), and single-mode ultra-long haul (1550
nm)
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Full duplex
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4.5.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the 1-Port GEF FIC:
Table 4-9 Interface attributes of the 1-Port GEF FIC
Attribute
Connector
SFP
Number of
1
interfaces
Interface standard
Optical
power
802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab
Multi-mode
Single-mode
short-haul
medium-haul
(850 nm)
(1310 nm)
Min.
-9.5 dBm
-9 dBm
-2 dBm
Max.
0 dBm
-3 dBm
5 dBm
-17 dBm
-20 dBm
-23 dBm
850 nm
1310 nm
1310 nm
Type
transmi
tter
1-Port GEF FIC
Receiver
sensitivity
Central
wavelength
62.5/125
Fiber type
μm
multi-mode
9/125 μm
single mode
Long-haul
(1310 nm)
9/125 μm
single
mode
Max. transmission
0.55 km
10 km (6.21
40 km
40 km (24.86
70 km (43.50
segment
(0.34 mi.)
mi.)
(24.86 mi.)
mi.)
mi.)
Operating mode
1000 Mbps
Full duplex
4.5.3 Interface LEDs
The following figures illustrate the 1-Port GEF FIC:
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Figure 4-10 1-Port GEF FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the 1-Port GEF FIC panels.
Table 4-10 LEDs on the 1-Port GEF FIC panel
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking means data is being
received or/and transmitted.
4.5.4 Interface Cable
For 1-Port GEF FIC cards, select optical fibers depending on the type of the installed
1000Base-SX/1000 Base-LX SFP. As the interfaces that these SFP modules provide
use LC-type fiber-optic connectors, you must use fibers with LC-type connectors for
them.
Figure 4-11 LC-type fiber-optic connector
Note:
LC-type fiber-optic connectors were compact fiber-optic connectors developed by Lucent.
The fibers are provided depending on the purchased SFPs. Therefore you must provide information on
the SFPs when purchasing FICs; otherwise, the fibers are not provided.
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4.5.5 Connecting the Interface Optic Fiber
Caution:
When connecting the optical fiber, observe the following:
Do not over-bend the optical fiber. Its curvature radius must be no less than 10 cm (3.9
in).
Ensure that the Tx and Rx ends are correctly connected.
Ensure that the fiber ends are clean.
Warning:
Laser danger: Invisible laser radiation may be emitted from the fiber-optic ports which
are connected to lasers. To protect your eyes against radiation harm, never stare into
an open fiber-optic port.
Step 1: Insert the SFP optical module into its corresponding slot.
Step 2: Locate the Rx and Tx ports of the GEF interface. Connect them to another
device with two optical fibers: Rx to Tx and Tx to Rx.
Step 3: Power on the router and check the behavior of the LINK LED on the card panel.
ON means an Rx link is present and OFF means the opposite. In the latter case, check
the line status.
4.6 Router 4-Port/8-Port Enhanced Serial FIC
4.6.1 Introduction
Router 4-Port/8-Port Enhanced Serial FIC, 2-/4-/8-port enhanced high-speed
sync/async serial interface card, transmits, receives, and processes data on the
synchronous/asynchronous serial interface. They support both synchronous and
asynchronous modes. In the former case, they support the DTE/DCE mode.
I. DTE and DCE
An FIC-SA card is usually connected to an external modem for dialing purpose, where
an appropriate baud rate setting is required.
The synchronous serial interface can work in either DTE or DCE mode. Two directly
connected devices must work as DTE and DCE respectively. The DCE provides clock
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synchronization and specifies the communication rate, whereas the DTE accepts
clock synchronization and communicates at the specified rate.
The router normally works as a DTE. To identify whether the equipment connected to
the router is DTE or DCE, refer to the manual shipped with the equipment.
II. Speed and transmission segment of synchronous/asynchronous serial
interface
In different operating modes, the synchronous/asynchronous serial interface supports
different electric signal specifications and baud rates. In addition, the maximum signal
transmission segment depends not only on the specified baud rate but also on the
selected cable. The following table shows how the cable type, baud rate, and the
maximum signal transmission segment related to each other.
Table 4-11 Speed and transmission segment of the V.24 (RS232)/V.35 cable
V.24 (RS232)
V.35
Max. transmission
Baud rate (bps)
segment
Baud rate (bps)
Max. transmission segment
2400
60 m (196.9 ft.)
2400
1250 (4101 ft.)
4800
60 m (196.9 ft)
4800
625 m (2050.5 ft.)
9600
30 m (98.4 ft.)
9600
312 m (1023.6 ft.)
19200
30 m (98.4 ft)
19200
156 m (511.8 ft.)
38400
20 m 65.6 ft.)
38400
78 m (255.9 ft.)
64000
20 m (65.6 ft)
56000
60 m (196.9 ft.)
115200
10 m (32.8 ft.)
64000
50 m (164 ft.)
––
––
2048000
30 m (98.4 ft.)
Note:
When a V.24 cable is used, the baud rate of the Router 4-Port Enhanced Serial FIC in synchronous
mode shall not exceed 64 Kbps.
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4.6.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 4-Port Enhanced
Serial:
Table 4-12 Interface attributes of the Router 4-Port/8-Port Enhanced Serial
Description
Attribute
Synchronous
Connector
Number of connectors
Asynchronous
DB-28
4
8
Interface standard and
V.24
V.35, RS449, X.21, RS530
operating mode
DTE, DCE
DTE
Min. baud rate(bps)
1200
1200
Max. baud rate(bps)
64 k
4.096 M
RS232
DCE
300
2.048 M
115.2
V.24 (RS232) DTE cable
V.24 (RS232) DCE cable
V.35 DTE cable
V.35 DCE cable
Cable
X.21 DTE cable
X.21 DCE cable
RS449 DTE cable
RS449 DCE cable
RS530 DTE cable
RS530 DCE cable
1) Dialup through modem
2) Backup
Supported service
1) DDN leased line
3) Asynchronous leased
2) Terminal access service
line
4) Terminal access
service
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4.6.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figures show the Router 4/8-Port Enhanced Serial FIC panels:
Figure 4-12 Router 4-Port Enhanced Serial FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the Router 4-Port Enhanced Serial FIC
panel:
Table 4-13 LEDs on the Router 4-Port Enhanced Serial FIC panel
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received. Blinking means
data is being transmitted and/or received.
The following figure shows the Router 8-Port Enhanced Serial FIC panel:
Figure 4-13 Router 8-Port Enhanced Serial FIC front panel
On the Router 8-Port Enhanced Serial FIC panel, each link corresponds to a LED. ON
means a link is present; blinking means data is being transmitted and/or received.
4.6.4 Interface Cable
The FIC-SAE cards use synchronous/asynchronous serial interface cables with DB-28
connectors.
Before connecting an FIC-SAE card, identify the line properties and then select the
proper interface cable from the following ten cable options:
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V.24 (RS232) DTE cable: DB-25 plug at the network end
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V.24 (RS232) DCE cable: DB-25 receptacle at the network end
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V.35 DTE cable: 34PIN plug at the network end
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V.35 DCE cable: 34PIN receptacle at the network end
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X.21 DTE cable: DB-15 plug at the network end
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X.21 DCE cable: DB-15 receptacle at the network end
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RS449 DTE cable: DB-37 plug at the network end
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RS449 DCE cable: DB37 receptacle at the network end
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RS530 DTE cable: DB-25 plug at the network end
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RS530 DCE cable: DB25 receptacle at the network end
All these cables use a DB-28 connector to connect the router, but the connector at the
network end varies with the type of the to-be-connected network.
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V.24 DTE cable
Figure 4-14 V24 DTE cable
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V.24 DCE cable
Figure 4-15 V.24 DCE cable
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V.35 DTE cable
Figure 4-16 V.35 DTE cable
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V.35 DCE cable
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Figure 4-17 V.35 DCE cable
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X.21 DTE cable
Figure 4-18 X.21 DTE cable
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X.21 DCE cable
Figure 4-19 X.21 DCE cable
z
RS449 DTE cable
Figure 4-20 RS449 DTE cable
z
RS449 DCE cable
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Figure 4-21 RS449 DCE cable
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RS530 DTE cable
Figure 4-22 RS530 DTE cable
z
RS530 DCE cable
Figure 4-23 RS530 DCE cable
Note:
These cables are optional. You must order them together with the FIC card. Otherwise, they are not
provided.
4.6.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
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Caution:
Before connecting an FIC card, identify the type of the equipment to be connected (that is, the
synchronous/asynchronous mode, DTE/DCE mode, and so on), signaling criterion required by the
access equipment, baud rate, and line clock.
Step 1: Identify type of the interface to be connected and then choose the correct
synchronous/asynchronous serial interface cable.
Step 2: Plug the DB-28 connector of the cable to the corresponding DB-28 port on the
FIC-SAE card.
Step 3: Connect the other end of the cable as follows:
z
If the WAN is a DDN line, connect the cable to the port on the CSU/DSU.
z
If the WAN is a dialup line, connect the cable to the serial port of an analog
modem.
Step 4: Power on the router, and check behavior of the LINK LED on the FIC-SAE
panel. It is OFF when fault occurs on the line and signal is not synchronized. Check
the line status.
4.7 Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC
4.7.1 Introduction
I. Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC
Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC, the 4-port channelized E1/PRI interface card, transmits,
receives, and processes E1 data traffic. In addition, you can use the card for other
purposes, such as CE1 access and the ISDN PRI function.
4.7.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the FIC-E1 and FIC-E1-F
cards.
Table 4-14 Interface attributes of the FIC-E1 and FIC-E1-F cards
Description
Attribute
Router 4-Port CE1/PRI
FIC
Connector
DB-25
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Description
Attribute
Router 4-Port CE1/PRI
FIC
Number of
1
connectors
Interface
standard
Interface rate
G.703, G.704
2.048 Mbps
E1 75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cable
E1 120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cable
Cable type
120-ohm 4E1 adapter cable (Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC)
75-ohm 4E1 adapter cable (Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC)
Coaxial connector, network connector, 75-to-120-ohm adapter (with BNC
connector)
Backup
Supported
service
Leased line
4.7.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates the Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC panel.
Figure 4-24 Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the card panels.
Table 4-15 LEDs on the FIC-E1 and FIC-E1-F panels
LED
LINK
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
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OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface; blinking
means data is being transmitted and/or received.
4.7.4 Interface Cable
I. Interface cable of the Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC
Interface cables for the Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC are G.703-compliant cables, also
known as E1 cables. The cables are divided into two categories: 75-ohm unbalanced
coaxial and 120-ohm balanced twisted-pair.
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75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cable
As shown in the following figure, at the router end of the cable is a DB-15 plug and at
the network end are two BNC receptacles.
Figure 4-25 E1 75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cable
( Note:
To extend an E1 75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cable, you can select a pair of coaxial connectors with a
BNC receptacle at each end to connect the BNC receptacles of the cable each to a 75-ohm unbalanced
coaxial cable with BNC connectors.
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120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cable
As shown in the following figure, at the router end of the cable is a DB-15 plug and at
the network end is an RJ-45 connector.
Figure 4-26 E1 120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cable
( Note:
To extend an E1 120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cable, you can select a network connector with an
RJ-45 receptacle at each end to connect the cable to another 120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cable.
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In addition, you are available with 75-ohm-to-120-ohm adapters.
( Note:
E1 cable, coaxial connector, network connector, and 75-ohm-to-120-ohm adapter are all optional
accessories. They are provided only when ordered.
II. Interface cable of the Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC
Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC provides two types of 1-to-4 adapter cables: 120-ohm 4E1
and 75-ohm 4E1. At one end of both cables is a DB-25 connector for connecting the
router, and at the other end are four DB-15 connectors for connecting E1 cables. You
can distinguish between them by the main label text: “4E1-120Ohm-CAB“ for the
120-ohm 4E1 adapter cable and “4E1-75Ohm-CAB” for the 75-ohm 4E1 adapter
cable.
As shown in the following two figures, both cables look similar except that the 75-ohm
4E1 adapter cable uses eight coaxial cables but the 120-ohm 4E1 adapter cable uses
four twisted-pair cables.
Figure 4-27 120-ohm 4E1 adapter cable
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Figure 4-28 75-ohm 4E1 adapter cable
Note:
Both 75-ohm 4E1 and 120-ohm 4E1 adapter cables are required for Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC.
In addition, you are available with 75-ohm-to-120-ohm adapters.
4.7.5 Internal DIP Switch
The FIC-E1 and the FIC-E1-F cards provide internal DIP switches, the setting of which
decides interface impedance and the grounding mode.
Table 4-16 DIP switches and E1 interfaces of the FIC-E1/FIC-E1-F cards
Card
Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC
DIP switch
S1
S2
S3
S4
Controlled E1
Interfa
Interfa
Interfa
Interfa
interface
ce 0
ce 1
ce 2
ce 3
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4.7.6 Connecting the Interface Cable
Caution:
Before you connect a port, read its label carefully; a wrong connection can cause
damages to the interface card and even the device.
If outdoor cabling is involved, consider to install a special lightning arrester at the input
end of the interface cable for better lightning protection.
I. Connecting the interface cable of the Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC
Step 1: Identify type of the E1 cable, and set the DIP switch for the to-be-connected
E1/FE1 port correctly.
Step 2: Plug the DB-15 connector of the E1 cable into the E1/FE1 port on the card.
Step 3: Connect the other end of the E1 cable to another device.
1)
When using a 75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cable, do the following:
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If no cable extension is needed, directly connect the BNC connector of the cable
to the device.
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If cable extension is needed, connect the BNC connector of the cable to a coaxial
connector, and then connect the other end of the coaxial connector to the device
using a 75-ohm E1 trunk cable.
Caution:
When connecting the router to another device using an E1 coaxial cable, make connection with the TX
end to the RX end and the RX end to the TX end.
DB-15
BNC
BNC
Router
Coaxial connector 75-ohm E1 trunk cable
75-ohm non-balanced coaxial cable
Figure 4-29 Extending an E1 75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cable
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If the to-be-connected network device has a 120-ohm port, you need a
75-ohm-to-120-ohm adapter or a 120-ohm cable instead.
2)
When using a 120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cable, do the following:
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If no cable extension is needed, directly connect the RJ-45 connector of the cable
to the RJ-45 port on the device.
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If cable extension is needed, connect the RJ-45 connector of the cable to a
network interface connector, and the other end of the network interface connector
to the device using a 120-ohm E1 trunk cable.
DB-15
RJ-45
RJ-45
Router
Network
devices such
as DDN
Network interface connector
120-ohm balanced twisted pair
120-ohm E1 trunk cable
Figure 4-30 Extending an E1 120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cable
Step 4: Power on the router, and check the behavior of the LINK LED on the card: OFF
means fault occurs on the line and the signal is not synchronized. Check the line
status.
II. Connecting the interface cable of the Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC
Step 1: Select the cable appropriate to the type of the port on the to-be-connected
device, and correctly set the DIP switch.
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If the impedance of the to-be-connected port is 75-ohm, select E1 75-ohm
unbalanced coaxial and 75-ohm 4E1 adapter cables, and set all the BITs of the
DIP switch to the ON position (that is, the port impedance is 75-ohm).
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If the impedance of the to-be-connected port is 120-ohm, select E1 120-ohm
balanced twisted-pair and 120-ohm 4E1 adapter cables, and set all the BITs of
the DIP switch to the OFF position (that is, the port impedance is 120-ohm).
Step 2: Insert the DB-25 connector of the 4E1 adapter cable into the to-be-connected
port on the Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC and tighten the thumbscrews.
Step 3: Identify the sequence number of the DB-15 connector at the other end of the
cable, and connect the connector to an E1 cable.
Step 4: Connect the E1 cable to another device, by reference to the previous
subsection.
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Step 5: Power on the router, and check the behavior of the LINK LED on the card
panel: OFF means fault occurs on the line and the signal is not synchronized. Check
the line status.
4.8 Router 4-Port CT1/PRI FIC and Router 4-Port Fractional
T1 FIC
4.8.1 Introduction
I. Router 4-Port CT1/PRI FIC
Router 4-Port CT1/PRI FIC, the 4-port channelized T1/PRI interface card, transmits,
receives, and processes T1 data traffic. In addition, you can use the card for other
purposes, such as CE1 access and the ISDN PRI function.
II. Router 4-Port Fractional T1 FIC
Router 4-Port Fractional T1 FIC, the 4-port fractional T1 interface card, differs from the
Router 4-Port CT1/PRI FIC primarily in the sense that:
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The FT1 operating mode supported by the T1-F cards allows only one n x 64
kbps or n x 56 kbps bundle to be formed on each interface, where n = 1 to 24.
However, a T1 card allows arbitrary grouping of 24 channels and multiple
bundles.
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The T1 cards do not support PRI mode.
4.8.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the cards.
Table 4-17 Interface attributes of the cards
Attribute
Connector
Description
RJ-45
1
Number of connectors
2
4
Interface standard
G.703/T1 102, G.704
Interface rate
1.544 Mbps
Cable type
T1 cable (100-ohm straight-through shielded cable)
Operating mode
CT1, ISDN PRI (only supported by the cards)
FT1 (only supported by the cards)
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Attribute
Description
Backup
Supported service
Leased line
ISDN PRI (only supported by the cards)
4.8.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates the panel.
Figure 4-31 Router 4-Port Fractional T1 FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the card panels.
Table 4-18 LEDs on the panels
LED
LINK
ACTIVE
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface; blinking
means data is being transmitted and/or received.
4.8.4 Interface Cable
Interface cables (T1 cables) for the cards are 100-ohm straight-through shielded
cables, as shown in the following figure:
Figure 4-32 T1 cable
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To extend a T1 cable, you may connect the cable to another one using a network
interface connector with an RJ-45 receptacle at each end.
Note:
Both T1 cable and network interface connector are optional accessories and are provided only when
ordered.
4.8.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Caution:
Before you connect a port, read its label carefully; a wrong connection can cause
damages to the interface card and even the device.
If outdoor cabling is involved, consider to install a special lightning arrester at the
input end of the T1 interface cable for better lightning protection.
Step 1: Insert one end of the T1 cable into the to-be-connected RJ-45 connector on
the card.
Step 2: Connect the other end of the cable to another device directly if the cable is long
enough. If not, extend the cable before you do that, as shown in the following figure:
T1 cable (100-ohm straight-through
shielding network cable)
RJ-45
Network interface connector
Router
DDN, etc
Straight-through
cable
RJ-45
Figure 4-33 Extending a T1 cable
Step 3: Power on the router, and check the behavior of the LINK LED on the card
panel: OFF means fault occurs on the line. Check the line status.
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4.9 Router 1-Port CE3 FIC
4.9.1 Introduction
Router 1-Port CE3 FIC, the 1-port channelized E3 interface card, delivers these
functions:
In E3 mode, transmitting, receiving, and processing one channel of E3 fast traffic;
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providing E3 traffic access.
In CE3 mode, providing the subscribers with N x 64 kbps low-speed access,
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where N is smaller than or equal to 128.
Note:
E3 represents the tertiary group rate of E system in the TDM system, that is, 34.368 Mbps. Through E23
and E12 demultiplexing, an E3 channel can be channelized into 16 E1 lines, each supporting both the
E1 and CE1 modes. E23 means either E2-to-E3 multiplex or E3-to-E2 demultiplex, and E12 means
E1-to-E2 multiplex or E2-to-E1 demultiplex. “E23” and “E12” discussed here represent the demultiplex
process.
4.9.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 1-Port CE3 FIC.
Table 4-19 Router 1-Port CE3 FIC interface attributes
Attribute
Description
Connector
SMB
Number of connectors
2
Interface standard
G.703, G.704, G.751
Interface rate
34.368 Mbps
Cable type
E3 cable (75-ohm coaxial cable)
Operating mode
Supported service
E3
CE3
E3 leased line
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4.9.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates an Router 1-Port CE3 FIC panel.
Figure 4-34 Router 1-Port CE3 FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the card panel.
Table 4-20 LEDs on the Router 1-Port CE3 FIC panel
LED
LINK
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface; blinking means
ACT
data is being transmitted and/or received.
4.9.4 Interface Cable
The external interface provided by the Router 1-Port CE3 FIC uses two SMB sockets
respectively for data transmitting (Tx) and data receiving (Rx). The interface transmits
in 75-ohm unbalanced mode and uses a pair of 75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cables to
connect another device.
BNC connector
SMB connector
Figure 4-35 E3/T3 cable
Note:
The Router 1-Port CE3 FIC and the Router 1-Port CT3 FIC use the same cable, called
E3/T3 cable in this manual.
The standard equipping package of the Router 1-Port CE3 FIC includes the required
interface cable.
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4.9.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Caution:
By design, the Router 1-Port CE3 FIC is protected against lightning strikes. But when outdoor cabling is
involved, you are recommended to add a special lightning arrester at the input end of the E3/T3 cable for
better protection.
Step 1: Connect the SMB connector of an E3/T3 cable to the Tx port on the Router
1-Port CE3 FIC and the other end to the Rx port on another device.
Step 2: Connect the SMB connector of another E3/T3 cable to the Rx port on the
Router 1-Port CE3 FIC and the other end to the Tx port on another device.
Step 3: Power on the router, and check the behavior of the LINK LED on the Router
1-Port CE3 FIC panel: OFF means fault occurs on the line and the signal is not
synchronized. Check the line status.
4.10 Router 1-Port CT3 FIC
4.10.1 Introduction
Router 1-Port CT3 FIC, the 1-port channelized T3 interface card, delivers these
functions:
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In T3 mode, transmitting, receiving, and processing one channel of T3 fast traffic;
providing T3 traffic access.
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In CT3 mode, providing the subscribers with N x 64 kbps or N x 56 kbps
low-speed access, where N is smaller than or equal to 128.
Note:
T3 represents the tertiary group rate of T system in the TDM system, that is, 44.736 Mbps. Through T23
and T12A demultiplexing, a T3 channel can be channelized into 28 T1 lines, each also supporting the
operating mode of CT1. T23 means either T2-to-T3 multiplex or T3-to-T2 demultiplex, and T12 means
T1-to-T2 multiplex or T2-to-T1 demultiplex. “T23” and “T12” discussed here represent the demultiplex
process.
4.10.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 1-Port CT3 FIC.
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Table 4-21 Router 1-Port CT3 FIC interface attributes
Attribute
Description
Connector
SMB
Number of connectors
2
Interface standard
G.703, G.704, G.752
Interface rate
44.736 Mbps
Cable
T3 cable (75-ohm coaxial cable)
Operating mode
T3
CT3
Supported service
T3 leased line
4.10.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates an Router 1-Port CT3 FIC panel.
Figure 4-36 Router 1-Port CT3 FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the card panel.
Table 4-22 LEDs on the Router 1-Port CT3 FIC panel
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface; blinking means
data is being transmitted and/or received.
4.10.4 Interface Cable
Refer to the section Error! Reference source not found.“Error! Reference source
not found.”.
The interface cable for the Router 1-Port CT3 FIC is the same as that for the Router
1-Port CE3 FIC and is connected in the same way.
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4.11 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC
4.11.1 Introduction
8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC, the 1-port 34Mbps ATM-E3 interface card, provides
these functions:
Two ATM cell mapping modes: ATM direct mapping (ADM) and physical layer
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convergence protocol (PLCP).
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Scrambling in data transmission.
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Line clock (when working as DTE interface) and internal clock (when working as
DCE interface).
Four types of test measures: local cell loopback, local loopback, remote payload
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loopback, and remote line loopback.
Note:
You may equip your router with 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC cards to its full capacity. Yet, you are
recommended to install only one 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC on it, whatever its model is, to ensure
performance of some key services.
4.11.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM
FIC.
Table 4-23 Interface attributes of the 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC
Attribute
8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC
Connector
SMB
Number of connectors
2
Interface standard
G.703, G.751, G.832, G.823
Interface rate
34.368 Mbps
Interface cable
E3/T3 cable (75-ohm coaxial cables)
ATM traffic CBR (constant bit rate), rt_VBR (variable bit rate-real
Supported services
time), nrt_VBR (variable bit rate-non real time), UBR (unspecified
bit rate)
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4.11.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates the 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC panel:
Figure 4-37 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC panel.
Table 4-24 LEDs on the 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC panel
LED
LINK
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking means data is
ACT
being received or/and transmitted.
4.11.4 Interface Cable
The interface that the 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC provides uses two SMB sockets
for data transmitting and receiving respectively. The ports adopt the 75-ohm
unbalanced transmission mode and are connected to the peer device using a pair of
75-ohm unbalanced coaxial cables. Several cable length options are available.
BNC connector
SMB connector
Figure 4-38 E3/T3 cable
Note:
The 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC uses the same type of cables for connection, which are called
E3/T3 cables in this manual.
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4.11.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Caution:
By design, the 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC is protected against lightning strikes. But when outdoor
cabling is involved, you are recommended to add a special lightning arrester at the input end of the
E3/T3 cable for better protection.
Step 1: Connect the SMB connector of an E3/T3 cable to the Tx port on the 8.8
Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC and another end to the Rx port on another device.
Step 2: Connect the SMB connector of another E3/T3 cable to the Rx port on the 8.8
Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC and another end to the Tx port on another device.
Step 3: Check the behavior of the LINK LED on the 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC
panel: OFF means fault occurs on the line and the signal is out of synchronization.
Check the line status.
4.12 Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC
4.12.1 Introduction
Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC, the 1-port 44Mbps ATM-T3 interface card, provides these
functions:
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Two ATM cell mapping modes: ADM and PLCP.
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Scrambling in data transmission.
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Line clock (when working as DTE interface) and internal clock (when working as
DCE interface).
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Four types of test measures: local cell loopback, local loopback, remote payload
loopback, and remote line loopback.
Note:
You may equip your router with Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC cards to its full capacity. Yet, you are
recommended to install only one Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC on it, whatever its model is, to ensure
performance of some key services.
4.12.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface of the Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC.
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Table 4-25 Interface attributes of the Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC
Attribute
Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC
Connector
SMB
Number of connectors
2
Interface standard
G.703, G.704, G.823
Interface rate
44.736 Mbps
Interface cable
E3/T3 cable (75-ohm coaxial cables)
Supported services
ATM Traffic CBR, rt_VBR, nrt_VBR, UBR
4.12.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates the Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC panel:
Figure 4-39 Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC panel.
Table 4-26 LEDs on the Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC panel
LED
Color
State
Meaning
LINK/ACT
Green
Solid
Receive
On
Carrier
detected
Blinking
Receiving
On
or
transmittin
g data
Off
Receive
LOS
LP/ALM
Yellow
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or
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Blinking
Alarm
On
detected,
loop back
not set
Off
Loop back
not set, no
alarms
detected
Note that following alarms can be indicated by LP/ALM blinking on: LOS, OOF, AIS, RED,
FERF.
Note:if atm interface is shutdown, both LINK/ACT and LP/ALM will be off.
4.12.4 Interface Cable
The interface that the Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC provides uses two SMB sockets for
data transmitting and receiving respectively. The ports adopt the 75-ohm unbalanced
transmission mode and are connected to the peer device using a pair of 75-ohm
unbalanced coaxial cables as shown in Figure 4-38. Several cable length options are
available.
Note:
The Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC and 8.8 Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC cards use the same type of cables
for connection, which are called E3/T3 cables in this manual.
4.12.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Caution:
By design, the Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC is protected against lightning strikes. But when outdoor cabling
is involved, you are recommended to add a special lightning arrester at the input end of the E3/T3 cable
for better protection.
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Step 1: Connect the SMB connector of an E3/T3 cable to the Tx port on the Router
1-Port T3 ATM FIC and another end to the Rx port on another device.
Step 2: Connect the SMB connector of another E3/T3 cable to the Rx port on the
Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC and another end to the Tx port on another device.
Step 3: Check the behavior of the LINK LED on the Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC panel:
OFF means fault occurs on the line and the signal is out of synchronization. Check the
line status.
4.13 Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM MM FIC / Router 1-Port OC-3
ATM SM FIC / Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SML FIC
4.13.1 Introduction
Three ATM fiber interface card options are available with your router:
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1-port ATM 155 Mbps multi-mode fiber interface card (Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM
MM FIC)
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1-port ATM 155 Mbps single-mode fiber interface card (Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM
SM FIC)
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1-port ATM 155 Mbps single-mode long-haul fiber interface card (Router 1-Port
OC-3 ATM SML FIC)
They provide the following functions:
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Two frame formats: SDH STM-1 and SONET OC-3.
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Scrambling in data transmission.
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Line clock (when working as DTE interface), and internal clock (when working as
DCE interface)
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Three test measures: local cell loopback, local payload loopback and remote
loopback.
4.13.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the ATM cards.
Table 4-27 Interface attributes of the ATM cards
Attribute
Fiber-optic
connector
Number of
connectors
Router 1-Port OC-3
Router 1-Port OC-3
Router 1-Port OC-3
ATM MM FIC
ATM SM FIC
ATM SML FIC
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Router 1-Port OC-3
Router 1-Port OC-3
Router 1-Port OC-3
ATM MM FIC
ATM SM FIC
ATM SML FIC
SONET OC-3/SDH STM-1
155 Mbps
Max.
transmission
Single-mode optical fiber
2 km (1.2 mi.) over the
15 km (9.3 mi.) over the
multi-mode optical fiber
single-mode optical fiber
LD
LED
LD
Min: -15dBm
Min: -15dBm
Min: -5dBm
Max: -8dBm
Max: -8dBm
Max: 0dBm
Receiver
Min: -28dBm
Min: -30dBm
Min: -34dBm
sensitivity
Max: -8dBm
Max: -14dBm
Max: -10dBm
segment over
the selected
of 30km transmission
distance
cable
Transmitter
Optical
transmitter
power
Central
wavelength
Supported
service
1310 nm
ATM traffic CBR, rt_VBR, nrt_VBR, UBR
4.13.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates the Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM MM FIC panel.
Figure 4-40 Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM MM FIC panel
The following figure illustrates the Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SM FIC panel.
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Figure 4-41 Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SM FIC panel
The following figure illustrates the Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SML FIC panel.
Figure 4-42 Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SML FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the card panels.
Table 4-28 LEDs on the ATM card panels
LED
Color
State
Meaning
LINK/ACT
Green
Solid
Receive
On
Carrier
detected
Blinking
Receiving
On
or
transmittin
g data
Off
Receive
LOS
LP/ALM
Yellow
Solid
Loop back
On
set(remote
, local or
cell)
Blinking
Alarm
On
detected,
loop back
not set
Off
Loop back
not set, no
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alarms
detected
Note that following alarms can be indicated by LP/ALM blinking on:
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Alarm Type
Layer
section layer
LOL, LOS, OOF, LOF
line layer
LOP, AIS, RDI, REI
path layer
AIS, RDI, REI
Note:if atm interface is shutdown, both LINK/ACT and LP/ALM will be off.
4.13.4 Interface Optical Fiber
The Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM MM FIC uses multi-mode optical fiber and the Router
1-Port OC-3 ATM SM FIC/Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SML FIC uses single-mode optical
fiber. As they all use SC-type fiber-optic connectors, the connectors of the optical
fibers must also be SC-type connectors. You are available with several cable length
options. For more information, refer to the section “Connecting the Interface Optical
Fiber”.
Warning:
Laser danger: Invisible laser radiation may be emitted from the fiber-optic ports which are connected
with lasers. To protect your eyes against radiation harm, never stare into an open fiber-optic port.
Caution:
The Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SML FIC provides a long-haul fiber interface. It requires
transmission distance at least longer than 25 km (15.5 in.); otherwise, the interface
cannot receive signals.
The Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM MM FIC must be connected using the multi-mode
optical fiber whereas the Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SM FIC/ Router 1-Port OC-3
ATM SML FIC must be connected using the single-mode optical fiber.
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4.14 Router 1/2-Port ADSL FIC
4.14.1 Introduction
Router 1/2-Port ADSL FIC, the 1-/2-port ADSL over PSTN interface card, allows a LAN
subscriber to connect to the digital subscriber's loop access multiplexer (DSLAM) at
the central office over a regular analog subscriber line or telephone line. Thus, the
subscriber can access the ATM/IP backbone or the Internet to enjoy services such as
high-speed data communication and video on demand (VoD).
ADSL transmits data in the high frequency band above 26 kHz. Therefore, it can
provide services without interfering with the voice service being provided in the low
frequency band (0 to 4 kHz) on the same line. It provides downlink rates in the range
32 kbps to 8 Mbps and uplink rates in the range 32 kbps to 1 Mbps.
The ADSL interface cards provide these functions:
z
Manual ADSL line activation and deactivation, supporting SAR loopback for
convenient fault isolation.
z
Interface standards of G. DMT, G. Lite, and T1.413, auto-sensing.
z
Trellis coding (except for G. Lite) on ADSL interfaces, enhancing stability of ADSL
connections.
4.14.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 1/2-Port ADSL FIC.
Table 4-29 Interface attributes of the Router 1/2-Port ADSL FIC
Attribute
Connector
Number of connectors
Router 1-Port ADSL FIC
Router 2-Port ADSL FIC
RJ-11
1 (Router 1-Port ADSL FIC)
2 (Router 2-Port ADSL FIC)
ITU-T 992.1 G.DMT
Interface standard
ITU-T 992.2 G.Lite
ANSI T1.413 Issue 2
In ADSL full rate mode (ITU-T 992.1 G.DMT/ANSI T1.413):
Interface rate
8160 kbps (downlink rate)
896 kbps (uplink rate).
Cable and the Max. transmission
In full rate mode, 1.8 km (1.1 mi.) over the telephone cable
segment
( depending on the line quality).
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ADSL over the regular telephone line
4.14.3 Panel and Interface LED
The following figure illustrates the Router 1-Port ADSL FIC panel.
Figure 4-43 Router 1-Port ADSL FIC panel
The following figure illustrates the Router 2-Port ADSL FIC panel.
Figure 4-44 Router 2-Port ADSL FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the card panels.
Table 4-30 LEDs on the Router 1/2-Port ADSL FIC panel
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means the loop is inactive; ON means the loop has been activated and has entered
the data mode; blinking means the loop is being activated.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface and blinking means
data is being transmitted and/or received.
4.14.4 Interface Cable
The interface cables that the Router 1/2-Port ADSL FIC uses are regular telephone
cables.
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Note:
The standard equipping package of the Router 1/2-Port ADSL FIC includes the regular telephone
cable(s). You can order a separate external splitter as needed.
4.14.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
G. Lite mode requires no splitter. You can directly connect the router to the PSTN using
a telephone cable, and simply connect the phone-set in parallel with the router at the
cable distribution box.
Full rate mode requires a splitter. Follow these steps to connect the cables:
Step 1: Plug one end of a telephone cable into the ADSL port on the router, and the
other end into the internal ADSL port on the splitter.
Step 2: Connect the telephone to the phone port on the splitter with another telephone
cable.
Step 3: Connect the external ADSL port on the splitter to the PSTN with a third
telephone cable.
Phone port
Splitter
ADSL card
Modem interface
DSLAM
Router
RJ11 interface
PSTN
Line port
Figure 4-45 Connecting the Router 1/2-Port ADSL FIC
4.15 Router 1-Port ADSL FIC/Router 2-Port ADSL FIC
4.15.1 Introduction
Router 1-Port ADSL FIC/Router 2-Port ADSL FIC, the 1-/2-port ADSL over ISDN
interface card, uses the RJ-11 connector for the WAN interface. It allows a LAN
subscriber to connect to the DSLAM at the central office over a regular analog
subscriber line or telephone line. Thus, the subscriber can access the ATM/IP
backbone or the Internet to enjoy services such as high-speed data communication
and video on demand (VoD).
The card transmits data in the high frequency band above 138 kHz. Therefore, it can
provide services on the same line without interfering with the ISDN service being
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provided on the same line. It provides downlink rates in the range 32 kbps to 8 Mbps
and uplink rates in the range 32 kbps to 1 Mbps.
The FIC-ADSL-I interface cards provide these functions:
z
Manual ADSL line activation and deactivation, supporting SAR loopback for
convenient fault isolation.
z
G.992.1-compliant interface(s), auto-sensing.
z
Trellis coding on ADSL interfaces, enhancing stability of ADSL connections.
4.15.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 1-Port ADSL
FIC-I/Router 2-Port ADSL FIC.
Table 4-31 Interface attributes of the Router 1-Port ADSL FIC/Router 2-Port ADSL FIC
Attribute
Router 1-Port ADSL FIC
Connector
RJ-11
Number of connectors
1
Interface standard
G. 992.1
Interface rate
Router 2-Port ADSL FIC
2
Downlink: 8 Mbps
Uplink: 1024 kbps
Interface cable
Regular telephone cable
Supported services
ADSL over ISDN
4.15.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figures illustrate the Router 1-Port ADSL FIC panel:
Figure 4-46 Router 1-Port ADSL FIC panel
The following figures illustrate the Router 2-Port ADSL FIC panel:
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Figure 4-47 Router 2-Port ADSL FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the panels.
Table 4-32 LEDs on the panels
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking means data is being
received or/and transmitted.
4.15.4 Interface Cable
The FIC-ADSL-I cards use regular telephone cables for connection.
4.15.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
To connect an interface on an card, you need to install a splitter. Follow these steps:
Step 1: Plug one end of a telephone cable into the RJ-11 port on the router and the
other end into the internal ADSL-I port on the splitter;
Step 2: Connect an ISDN NT1 to the splitter using another telephone cable;
Step 3: Connect the external ADSL-I port on the splitter to ISDN using a third
telephone cable.
ISDN
NT1
Router
D
S
RJ11 port
ISDN NT1 port
ISDN
splitter
Modem port
ADSL-I module
L
A
ISDN
Line port
Figure 4-48 Connect the FIC
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4.16 Router 4-Port E1 IMA FIC
4.16.1 Introduction
Router 4-Port E1 IMA FIC, the 4port E1 ATM inverse multiplexing interface card
provides four or eight E1 interfaces that support inverse multiplexing for ATM (IMA)
technology.
IMA technology distributes an ATM cell stream over multiple low-speed links on a cell
by cell basis and reassembles the cells into the original stream at the far end. It is a
cost-effective way for you to transmit high-speed ATM cell streams over low-speed
links while allowing for great flexibility.
This technology is common on a PDH network over which ATM cells are transmitted.
4.16.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes:
Table 4-33 Interface attributes of the Router 4-Port E1 IMA FIC
Description
Router 4-Port
Attribute
Router 4-Port
E1 IMA FIC
(75-ohm)
(75-ohm)
Connector
Number of
connectors
E1 IMA FIC
(120-ohm)
(120-ohm)
DB-68
1
Interface standard
ITU-G.703, ITU-G.704
Interface rate
2.048 Mbps
Cable type
75-ohm 8E1 conversion cable
120-ohm 8E1 conversion cable
75-ohm
120-ohm
500 m (1640.4 feet)
150 m (492.1 feet)
Cable characteristic
impedance
Max transmission
distance
Operating mode
ATM E1 independent link /IMA bundle mode
Supported service
AAL5
Protocol
PPPoA, PPPoEoA, IPoA, IPoEoA
Transmission rate
CBR/VBR-rt/VBR-nrt/UBR
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4.16.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figures illustrate the Router 4-Port E1 IMA FIC (75-ohm) panels:
Figure 4-49 75-ohm Router 4-Port E1 IMA FIC panel
Figure 4-50 75-ohm panel
The following table describes the LEDs on Router 4-Port E1 IMA FIC panels:
Table 4-34 LEDs on Router 4-Port E1 IMA FIC panels
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking means data is
being received and/or transmitted.
4.16.4 Interface Cable
The Router 4-Port E1 IMA FIC card provides four E1 ports and adopts a 120-ohm or a
75-ohm 4E1 conversion cable. The two types of cables look similar. Both of them have
a DB-68 connector at one end for connecting the router. At the other end, however, the
75-ohm 4E1 conversion cable provides eight coaxial cable connectors; and the
120-ohm 4E1 conversion cable provides four twisted pair cable connectors.
The card provides eight E1 ports and adopts a 120-ohm or a 75-ohm 8E1 conversion
cable. The two types of 8E1 conversion cables are similar to the two types of 4E1
conversion cables except that the 75-ohm 8E1 conversion cable provides 16 coaxial
cable connectors and the 120-ohm 8E1 conversion cable provides eight twisted pair
cable connectors, as shown in the following figures:
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Figure 4-51 75-ohm 8E1 conversion cable
Figure 4-52 120-ohm conversion cable
4.16.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Step 1: Choose a conversion cable appropriate to the interface type of the device to
be connected.
z
If the interface impedance of the device to be connected is 75-ohm, use a 75-ohm
4E1/8E1 conversion cable.
z
If the interface impedance of the device to be connected is 120-ohm, use a
120-ohm 4E1/8E1 conversion cable.
Step 2: Insert the DB-68 connector of the cable to the DB-68 port on the Router 4-Port
E1 IMA FIC/ card, and fasten the cable fastening screws.
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Step 3: Identify the sequence number of the other end of the 4E1/8E1 conversion
cable and connect it with the intended device.
Step 4: Power on the router. Check the behavior of the LINK LED for the slot on the
card panel: OFF means that fault has occurred on the line and signal is out of
synchronization. Check the link status.
4.17 Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC
4.17.1 Introduction
Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC, the 4-port T1 ATM inverse multiplexing interface card
provides four or eight T1 interfaces that support the IMA technology. Their network
application is similar to that of the Router 4-Port E1 IMA FIC card.
4.17.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC:
Table 4-35 Interface attributes of the Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC
Description
Attribute
Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC
Connector
Number of
connectors
DB-68
1
Interface standard
ITU-G.703, ITU-G.704
Cable type
8T1 conversion cable
Cable characteristic
impedance
Max transmission
distance
100-ohm
150 m (492.1 feet)
Operating mode
ATM T1 independent link/IMA bundle mode
Supported service
AAL5
Protocol
PPPoA, PPPoEoA, IPoA, IPoEoA
Transmission rate
CBR/VBR-rt/VBR-nrt/UBR
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4.17.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figures illustrate the Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC panels:
Figure 4-53 Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC panel:
Table 4-36 LEDs on Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC/ panel
LED
LINK
ACT
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received; blinking means
data is being received and/or transmitted.
4.17.4 Interface Cable
The Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC card provides four or eight T1 ports and uses the 4T1
conversion cable for connection. At one end of the cable is a DB-68 connector for
connecting the router and at the other end are four or eight RJ-45 connectors for
connecting other devices.
4.17.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Step 1: Insert the DB-68 connector of the conversion cable to the DB-68 port on the
Router 4-Port T1 IMA FIC card.
Step 2: Connect one RJ-45 connector at the other end of the cable to the device to be
connected.
Step 3: Power on the router. Check the behavior of the LINK LED on the card panel:
OFF means fault has occurred on the link. Check the line status.
4.18 Router 1-Port OC3 POS FIC
4.18.1 Introduction
Router 1-Port OC3 POS FIC, the 1-port SDH/SONET interface card, supports
interface rates up to 155.52 Mbps.
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The Router 1-Port OC3 POS FIC uses the protocols such as PPP, Frame Relay and
HDLC at the data link layer and IP at the network layer. It allows direct transmission of
packets over SONET/SDH. It supports:
Four types of SFP: multi-mode short-haul (1310 nm), single mode medium-haul
z
(1310 nm), single mode long-haul (1310 nm), and single-mode ultra-long haul
(1550 nm).
155.52 Mbps fractional interface
z
4.18.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 1-Port OC3 POS
FIC.
Table 4-37 Interface attributes of the Router 1-Port OC3 POS FIC
Attribute
Router 1-Port OC3 POS FIC
Connector
SFP/LC
Interface standard
SONET OC-3/SDH STM-1
Number of
1
interfaces
Interface rate
Optical
Multi-mode
Single mode
Single mode
Single mode
short-haul
medium-haul
long-haul
ultra-long haul
Min.
-19.0 dBm
-15.0 dBm
-5.0 dBm
-5.0 dBm
Max.
-14.0 dBm
-8.0 dBm
0. dBm
0. dBm
-30.0 dBm
-28.0 dBm
-34.0 dBm
-34.0 dBm
-14.0 dBm
-7.0 dBm
-9.0 dBm
-10.0 dBm
1310 nm
1310 nm
1310 nm
1550 nm
62.5/125 μm
9/125 μm single
9/125 μm single
9/125 μm single
multi-mode
mode
mode
mode
2 km (1.2 mi.)
15 km (9.3 mi.)
40 km (24.9 mi)
80 km (49.7 mi)
Type
transmi
tter
power
Receiver
sensitivity
Overload optical
power
Central
wavelength
Fiber type
Max. transmission
segment
155.52 Mbps
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4.18.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates the Router 1-Port OC3 POS FIC panel:
Figure 4-54 Router 1-Port OC3 POS FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the Router 1-Port OC3 POS FIC panel.
Table 4-38 LEDs on the Router 1-Port OC3 POS FIC panel
LED
Color
State
Meaning
LINK/ACT
Green
Solid
Receive
On
Carrier
detected
Blinking
Receiving
On
or
transmittin
g data
Off
Receive
LOS
LP/ALM
Yellow
Solid
Loop back
On
set(remote
or local)
Blinking
Alarm
On
detected,
loop back
not set
Off
Loop back
not set, no
alarms
detected
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Note that following alarms can be indicated by LP/ALM blinking on:
SDH/SONET
Alarm Type
Layer
section layer
LOS, LOF, OOF
line layer
AIS, RDI
path layer
LOP, AIS, RDI
Note:if pos interface is shutdown, both LINK/ACT and LP/ALM will be off. Interface Optical Fiber
Like the FICCPOS, the Router 1-Port OC3 POS FIC uses optical fibers with LC-type
connectors (see Error! Reference source not found.).
4.18.4 Connecting the Interface Optical Fiber
Step 1: Insert the SFP card into its corresponding slot.
Step 2: Locate the Rx and Tx fiber-optic interfaces on the interface card. Use two
fibers to connect the Router 1-Port OC3 POS FIC to another device: Rx to Tx and Tx
to Rx.
Step 3: Power on the device and check the LINK LED on the Router 1-Port OC3 POS
FIC panel: ON means the Rx link is present and OFF means the opposite. In the latter
case, check the line status.
Warning:
Because invisible laser radiation may be emitted from the aperture of an optical port when no fiber is
connected or the dust cap is removed, do not stare into the open aperture.
Replace the dust cap when no fiber is connected to the optical port.
4.19 Router 2-Port FXS/2-Port FXO FIC and Router 4-Port
FXS/4-Port FXO FIC
4.19.1 Introduction
The 2-/4-port voice subscriber circuit interface card, processes and transmits over
data communications networks voice signals for 2/4 regular analog phones, faxes, or
AT0 loop trunks of telephone exchanges.
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The 2-/4-port voice AT0 analog trunk interface card, processes and transmits over
data communications networks voice signals for 2/4 loops of telephone exchanges.
Caution:
When connecting the Router 2-Port FXS/2-Port FXO FIC or the Router 4-Port FXS/4-Port FXO FIC,
make sure your router has access to an IP network or some other WAN.
4.19.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router 2-Port FXS/2-Port
FXO FIC and the Router 4-Port FXS/4-Port FXO FIC.
Table 4-39 Interface attributes of the Router 2-Port FXS/2-Port FXO FIC and the Router 4-Port
FXS/4-Port FXO FIC
Attribute
Description
Connector
RJ-45
Number of
2 (Router 2-Port FXS/2-Port FXO FIC)
connectors
4 (Router 4-Port FXS/4-Port FXO FIC)
Cable
Telephone cable with ferrite core
ITU Q.512-compliant subscriber circuit interface
Interface standard
ITU Q.552-compliant loop trunk interface
ITU K.20-compliant overcurrent protection
Dial-up mode
Bandwidth
Dual-tone multifrequency (DTMF), compliant with GB3378
(Pulse dial is not available.)
300 to 3400Hz
4.19.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates the 2-Port FXS panel:
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Figure 4-55 2-Port FXS FIC panel
The following figure illustrates the 2-Port FXO panel:
Figure 4-56 2-Port FXO panel
The following figure illustrates the 4-Port FXS FIC panel:
Figure 4-57 4-Port FXS FIC panel
The following figure illustrates the 4-Port FXO FIC panel:
Figure 4-58 4-Port FXO FIC panel
Table 4-40 LEDs on the Router 2-Port FXS FIC/Router 4-Port FXS FIC
LED
Description
LINK
OFF means that no link is present; ON means a link is present.
ACT
OFF means the channel is idle and ON means there is call activity.
4.19.4 Interface Cable
The external interfaces of the Router 2-Port FXS/2-Port FXO FIC and the Router
4-Port FXS/4-Port FXO FIC are standard RJ-45 connectors.
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The interface cables for the cards are telephone cables with ferrite core, both ends of
which are RJ-11 connectors.
Note:
RJ-45 receptacles on the FXO/FXS cards also accept RJ-11 connectors.
The standard equipping package for the Router 2-Port FXS/2-Port FXO FIC and the
Router 4-Port FXS/4-Port FXO FIC includes the regular telephone cables.
4.19.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Caution:
If outdoor cabling is involved, consider to install a special lightning arrester at the input
end of the interface cable for better lightning protection.
Before you connect a port, read its label carefully; a wrong connection can cause
damages to the interface card and even the device.
In connecting an interface cable, note to connect the end with ferrite core to the router
for EMC sake.
Step 1: Insert the ferrite core end of the cable into the to-be-connected RJ-45 port on
the interface card.
Step 2: Connect the other end of the cable as follows:
z
For a card, connect to a phone-set, fax or AT0 loop trunk of telephone exchange.
z
For a connect to a regular subscriber line of telephone exchange.
4.20 Router 1-Port E1 Voice FIC
4.20.1 Introduction
Router 1-Port E1 Voice FIC, the 1-port E1 voice interface card, is intended for handling
dense voice signals in a VoIP system. It delivers the VoIP function on E1 lines,
allowing integrated voice and data transmission.
The Router 1-Port E1 Voice FIC comprises one motherboard and one daughter card,
providing one CE1/PRI interface for handling 30 channels of voice signals.
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4.20.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the Router 1-Port E1 Voice FIC interface attributes.
Table 4-41 Interface attributes of the Router 1-Port E1 Voice FIC
Attribute
Description
Connector
DB-15
Number of connectors
1
E1
Operating mode
CE1
ISDN PRI
Interface rate
2.048Mbps
E1 120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cable
Cable
75-to-120-ohm adapter (with BNC connectors)
Network connector
R2 signaling
Supported service
DSS1 signaling
IP Fax
Generic VoIP features in 3COM Router SOFTWARE
4.20.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates the Router 1-Port E1 Voice FIC panel.
Figure 4-59 Router 1-Port E1 Voice FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the card panel.
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Table 4-42 LEDs on the Router 1-Port E1 Voice FIC panel
LED
LINK
ACTIVE
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface and blinking
means data is being transmitted and/or received.
4.20.4 Interface Cable
Router 1-Port E1 Voice FIC cables are G.703-compliant 120-ohm balanced
twisted-pair cables, with a DB-15 connector at the router end and an RJ-45 connector
at the network end.
Figure 4-60 E1 120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cable
If you want a 75-ohm cable, you can use a 75-to-120-ohm adapter (with a BNC
connector at one end and an RJ-45 connector at the other end) as shown in the
following figure.
Figure 4-61 75-to-120-ohm adapter (with BNC connectors)
Note:
To extend E1 120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cables, use network connectors.
E1 120-ohm balanced twisted pair cables, network connectors, and 75-to-120-ohm
adapters are optional accessories; they are provided only when ordered.
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4.20.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
Caution:
If outdoor cabling is involved, consider to install a special lightning arrester at the input
end of the interface cable for better lightning protection.
Before you connect a port, read its label carefully; a wrong connection can cause
damages to the interface card and even the device.
Step 1: Insert the DB-15 connector of the cable into the DB-15 port on the Router
1-Port E1 Voice FIC and tighten the thumbscrews.
Step 2: Connect the RJ-45 connector at the other end of the cable as follows:
z
If the impedance of the to-be-connected port is 120-ohm, and if cable extension is
not required,
Directly plug the RJ-45 connector into the port.
z
If the impedance of the to-be-connected port is 120-ohm, and if cable extension is
required,
Extend the E1 120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cable with a network connector, as
shown in the following figure.
DB-15
RJ-45
RJ-45
Router
120- ohm balanced
twisted pair cable
Voice
Device
Network interface120-ohm E1
trunk cable
connector
Figure 4-62 Extend an E1 120-ohm balanced twisted-pair cable
z
If the impedance of the to-be-connected port is 75-ohm,
Use a 75-to-120-ohm adapter for connection.
Step 3: Power on the router, and check the behavior of the LINK LED on the Router
1-Port E1 Voice FIC panel: OFF means fault occurs on the line. Check it for the cause.
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4.21 Router 1-Port T1 Voice FIC
4.21.1 Introduction
Router 1-Port T1 Voice FIC, the 1-port T1 voice interface card, is intended for handling
dense signals in a VoIP system. It delivers the VoIP function on T1 lines, allowing
integrated transmission of voice and data.
The Router 1-Port T1 Voice FIC comprises one motherboard and one daughter card,
providing a CT1/PRI interface for handling 24 channels of voice signals.
4.21.2 Interface Attributes
The following table describes the Router 1-Port T1 Voice FIC interface attributes.
Table 4-43 Interface attributes of the Router 1-Port T1 Voice FIC
Attribute
Description
Connector
DB-15
Number of connectors
1
Cable
Operating mode
Interface rate
Supported service
Router 1-Port T1 Voice FIC cable (100-ohm balanced STP)
Network connector
CT1
ISDN PRI
1.544 Mbps
DSS1 signaling
Generic VoIP features in 3COM Router SOFTWARE
4.21.3 Panel and Interface LEDs
The following figure illustrates the Router 1-Port T1 Voice FIC panel.
Figure 4-63 Router 1-Port T1 Voice FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the card panel.
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Table 4-44 LEDs on the Router 1-Port T1 Voice FIC panel
LED
LINK
ACTIVE
Description
OFF means no link is present; ON means a link is present.
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface and blinking
means data is being transmitted and/or received.
4.21.4 Interface Cable
The Router 1-Port T1 Voice FIC uses T1VI cables, that is, 100-ohm balanced STPs. At
one end of the cable is a DB-15 connector for connecting the Router 1-Port T1 Voice
FIC, and at the other end is an RJ-45 connector for connecting a voice device, as
shown in the following figure:
Figure 4-64 T1VI cable
In addition, you may use network connectors to extend T1VI cables.
Note:
Both T1VI cables and network connectors are optional accessories. They are provided only when
ordered.
4.21.5 Connecting the Interface Cable
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Caution:
If outdoor cabling is involved, consider to install a special lightning arrester at the input
end of the interface cable for better lightning protection.
Before you connect a port, read its label carefully; a wrong connection can cause
damages to the interface card and even the device.
Step 1: Insert one end of the T1VI cable into the DB-15 port on the Router 1-Port T1
Voice FIC.
Step 2: Connect the other end of the cable to another device directly or after extending
the cable as shown in the following figure:
T1VI cable
Network connector
RJ-45
RJ-45 Straight-through cable
Voice Device
Router
DB-15
Figure 4-65 Extending a T1VI cable
Step 3: Power on the router, and check the behavior of the LINK LED on the card
panel: OFF means fault occurs on the line. Check it for the cause.
4.22 Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator FIC
4.22.1 Introduction
Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator FIC, the high network data encryption card,
delivers IPSec and hardware-based IP packet encryption. It supports multiple
hardware encryption/decryption and hash algorithms, thus providing encryption with
high performance and reliability.
The Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator FIC is intended for low-end and mid-range
modular routers. Installed with an Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator FIC, the main
board of your router can implement VPN with encryption provided by the Router
NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator FIC in addition to IP packet forwarding.
4.22.2 Interface Features
The following table describes the interface attributes of the Router NDEC2 Encryption
Accelerator FIC.
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Table 4-45 Interface attributes of the Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator FIC
Attribute
Description
Protocol supported
IPsec
key algorithm (DES, 3DES, AES)
Hardware algorithm
Authentication algorithm (HMAC-MD5-96, HMAC-SHA-1-96)
4.22.3 Panel and LEDs
The following figure illustrates the Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator FIC panel:
Figure 4-66 Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator FIC panel
The following table describes the LEDs on the Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator
FIC panel.
Table 4-46 LEDs on the Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator FIC
LED
Description
Solid green: Power is being supplied to the Router NDEC2 Encryption
STATUS
Accelerator FIC normally.
OFF: The card is not powered, the power supply of the card has failed or a
serious hardware fault occurs.
OFF after two-second flashing (yellow): The card finishes initialization.
ACTIVE
Blinking: The card operates normally and data is being transmitted or
received.
OFF: The card is operating normally but not sending or receiving data.
4.22.4 Troubleshooting
You may learn how well the encryption card is operating by reading the LEDs on it.
For the correct LED behaviors, refer to Table 4-46.
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Table 4-47 Troubleshooting by reading the LED behaviors
Incorrect LED
Reason
behaviors
Action to take
1)
Check that the power supply of the
router is correctly connected.
STATUS LED
remains OFF at
router startup.
The card or some
2)
hardware parts on the
card are not supplied with
Check that the power is being
supplied.
3)
power properly.
Contact your sales agent for help:
the power supply of the card may
have been damaged or anomalies
have occurred to the CPLD.
The encryption processor
1)
Check that the card is securely
connected to the host.
ACTIVE LED
failed to initialize the
remains OFF at
configurations possibly
device startup.
due to a system bus
the host or the card may be
problem.
problematic.
2)
1)
ACTIVE LED is
solid ON or OFF
The system bus is not
when the card is
working properly.
Contact your sales agent for help:
Check that the card is securely
connected to the host.
2)
Contact your sales agent for help:
the host or the card may be
operating.
problematic.
4.23 RPU2 Encryption Accelerator
Figure 4-67 RPU2
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4.23.2 Specifications
Table 4-48 RPU2 Specifications
Item
Specifications
2 x 10/100/1000 Mbps electrical Ethernet interfaces
1 x Combo Port (Combo port is 10/100/1000 Mbps or SFP Interface)
Fixed interface
1 AUX port
1 console port
CF card slot (the CF card is optional)
Processor
700 MHz
Boot ROM
512 KB
NVRAM
512 KB
DDR SDRAM
512 MB
Flash
64 MB
Note:
SDRAM is the memory where the communication data between the system and CPU
is stored.
NVRAM is the place where the alarm records are stored.
4.23.3 LED and button
Figure 4-68 Front panel of RPU2
Table 4-49 RPU2 LEDs and the button
LED and button
RUN
(green)
RPU
FAN
Description
System operating LED. Blinking means CPU is in normal operation;
steady ON or OFF means CPU has failed.
Steady ON means the FAN module is operating normally.
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LED and button
PWR1
Description
Steady ON means the PSU 1 is operating normally, and steady OFF
means the PSU 1 is not present or has failed.
PWR2
Steady ON means the PSU 2 is operating normally, and steady OFF
means the PSU 2 is not present or has failed.
RPU
ON means CPU has received an alarm signal, such as PSU or FAN
alarm (due to overtemperature, for example).
ALM (red)
FAN
ON means the FAN module is not present or its rotation is blocked.
PWR1
ON means the PSU 1 has failed.
PWR2
ON means the PSU 2 has failed.
OFF means no card is present.
ECARD (green)
ON means a card is present and initialized.
Blinking means data is being transmitted or/and received.
OFF means no CF card is present.
ON means a CF card is present.
CF (green)
Blinking means the CF card is reading/writing data. To prevent data
corruption, do not remove the running CF card.
RESET
10/100/10
The RPU2 hardware reset button.
LINK (green)
OFF means no link is present and ON means a link is present.
00 Mbps
interface
LED
ACT (yellow)
OFF means no data is being transmitted or received on the interface
and blinking means data is being transmitted or/and received.
4.23.4 Interface
The RPU2 provides a 10/100/1000 Mbps fiber-optic interface in addition to console port, AUX port, and
10/100/1000 Mbps electrical Ethernet interfaces.
4.23.5 Encryption daughter card
An encryption daughter card can be installed on the RPU2. It supports IPSec and by using hardware
encryption expedites IP packet encryption. The use of hardware encryption/decryption and hashing
operation allows the router to encrypt packets with high performance and reliability.
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Attribute
Description
Protocol
IPSec
Hardware encryption
Key algorithms: DES, 3DES, AES
algorithm
Authentication algorithms: HMAC-MD5-96, HMAC-SHA-1-96
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