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Hardware Installation and Maintenance Guide

AR100, AR120, AR150, AR160, AR200, AR1200, AR2200, AR3200, and AR3600

This section provides brief procedure for installing the AR series routers. This document describes preparations before AR series routers installation, installation methods and precautions, AR series routers maintenance, and common methods for troubleshooting typical hardware module faults.
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Checking the Cabinet

Checking the Cabinet

Before installing a router, check whether the cabinet meets requirements according to Table 2-2.

Table 2-2  Cabinet requirements

Check Item



19-inch standard cabinet

Installation space

There must be at least 3 U of vertical space in the cabinet, and the depth of the cabinet must be at least 600 mm.


There is reliable ground point on the cabinet to connect the router to ground.

Heat dissipation

  • Sufficient space must be reserved around the cabinet.
  • If a router is placed in a closed cabinet, the cabinet must have air vents to ensure good ventilation.

Guide rail

The cabinet must be equipped with L-shaped guide rails in the following conditions:
  • An AR2220, AR2240, AR2240C, AR3260, or AR3670 router needs to be installed in the cabinet.
  • The distance between the front and rear mounting rails does not meet the requirement for router installation.
Updated: 2019-05-17

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