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Planning and Installation

This article provides general safety standards to adhere to when installing or connecting a vEdge 100wm router or its components.

General Safety Standards

  • Install your vEdge router in compliance with the following local, national, and international electrical codes:
    • United States—National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 70), United States National Electrical Code.
    • Other countries—International Electromechanical Commission (IEC) 60364, Part 1 through Part 7.
    • Evaluated to the TN power system.
    • Canada—Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1, CSA C22.1.
  • Locate the emergency power-off switch in the room in which you are working. In case of an electrical accident, quickly turn off the power.
  • Disconnect power before installing or removing the router.
  • If an electrical accident occurs, use caution and immediately turn off power to the router.
  • Make sure that grounding surfaces are thoroughly cleaned and well-finished before grounding connections are made.
  • Do not work alone if hazardous conditions exist.
  • Always check that power is disconnected from a circuit. Never assume that it is disconnected.
  • Carefully inspect your work area for possible hazards, such as moist floors, worn-out power cords, ungrounded power extension cords, and missing safety grounds.
  • Operate the device within marked electrical ratings and product usage instructions.
  • To ensure that the router and the FRUs function safely and correctly, use the specified cables and connectors, and make certain they are in good condition.
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