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TableofContents
Thisdocumenthas111pages

Summaryofchanges..................................................................... 9

Handlingthemodulesandunpackingthedelivery....................... 11

InstallingFlexiMultiradioBTSstand-alone.................................. 13

Preparingthemodulesforastand-aloneinstallation................... 14

Liftingthestand-aloneBTS..........................................................16

Groundingprincipleofstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTS........ 18

6
6.1

InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSoptionalsub-modules..............20
InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSPowerDistributionSub-Module
(FPFD)......................................................................................... 20
FPFDv.103................................................................................. 20
FPFDv.204Efore........................................................................33
FPFDv.204Artesyn.................................................................... 39
InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSoptionalTransmissionSubModule(FTIF)............................................................................. 45
InstallingoneFlexiMultiradio10BTSCapacityExtensionSubModule(FBBx)............................................................................. 50
InstallingtwoFlexiMultiradio10BTSCapacityExtensionSubModules(FBBx)........................................................................... 53

6.1.1
6.1.2
6.1.3
6.2
6.3
6.4

7
7.1
7.2

Installingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSonthefloor.......... 57
Anchoringtheplinthonthefloor.................................................. 57
InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodulesonthefloor............... 60

8
8.1
8.2

Mountingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSonthewall.......... 65
Mountingtheplinthonawall........................................................65
MountingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodulesonawall.................. 68

9
9.1

Mountingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSonthepole..........75
MountingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodulesonapolewithFPKC....
75
MountingtheplinthonapolewithFPKC..................................... 81
MountingtheplinthonapolewithFPKA..................................... 93
MountingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodulesontheplinthinstalled
onapole...................................................................................... 96

9.2
9.3
9.4

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10

ChecklistforinstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodules............103

11
11.1
11.2

AppendixInstallationtoolsandtorquevalues............................104
BTSinstallationtoolsandequipment.........................................104
Torquevalues.............................................................................105

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12.1
12.2
12.3
12.4
12.5
12.6

AppendixContentsofdeliveries.................................................107
ContentsoftheFlexiMultiradio10BTSSystemModule(FSMF)
delivery.......................................................................................107
ContentsofthePowerDistributionsub-module(FPFD)delivery.....
107
ContentsoftheCapacityExtensionsub-module(FBBA)delivery...
108
ContentsoftheTransmissionsub-module(FTIF)delivery........ 109
ContentsoftheFlexiPoleKit(FPKC)delivery.......................... 109
ContentsoftheFlexiPoleMountingKit(FPKA)delivery........... 110

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Figure1

Connectingtheantistaticwriststrap................................................... 11

Figure2

Preparingamoduleforinstallation..................................................... 14

Figure3

Cuttingcableentryopening................................................................15

Figure4

Fixingcableentries.............................................................................15

Figure5

Backstop............................................................................................16

Figure6

Liftingthestand-aloneBTS................................................................ 17

Figure7

Connectingthegroundingcablestomodules.................................... 18

Figure8

Removingdummyunit........................................................................21

Figure9

Removingrubberplugs...................................................................... 22

Figure10

Insertingconnectioncard................................................................... 23

Figure11

RemovingDCscrewterminalcover................................................... 23

Figure12

Looseningscrewterminals................................................................. 24

Figure13

Removingcableglandsheads........................................................... 24

Figure14

RemovingIPplugs............................................................................. 25

Figure15

Removinginnerringsfromcableglands............................................ 25

Figure16

ThreadingDCinputcablethroughcableglands................................ 26

Figure17

Replacinginnercablegland............................................................... 26

Figure18

Tighteninginnerscrewterminal..........................................................27

Figure19

Tighteninginnercablegland...............................................................27

Figure20

Tighteninginformation........................................................................ 28

Figure21

Replacingoutercablegland............................................................... 28

Figure22

Tighteningouterscrewterminal..........................................................29

Figure23

Tighteningoutercablegland.............................................................. 29

Figure24

ReplacingDCscrewterminalcover................................................... 30

Figure25

InstallingFPFD................................................................................... 31

Figure26

FixingFPFD........................................................................................32

Figure27

RoutingDCinputcablebetweenFPFDandtransmissionsub-module..
33

Figure28

Removingdummyunit........................................................................34

Figure29

InsertingconnectioncardtotheFPFDmodule.................................. 35

Figure30

RemovingrubberplugsandplacingFPFD.........................................35

Figure31

FixingFPFD........................................................................................36

Figure32

CuttingtheIPbootandthreadingDCcable....................................... 37

Figure33

Tighteninginnerscrewterminal..........................................................37

Figure34

Tighteningouterscrewterminal..........................................................38

Figure35

RoutingDCinputcablebetweenFPFDandtransmissionsub-module..
39

Figure36

Removingdummyunit........................................................................40

Figure37

Removingrubberplugs...................................................................... 41

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Figure38

Insertingconnectioncard................................................................... 41

Figure39

Looseningscrewterminals................................................................. 42

Figure40

InstallingFPFD................................................................................... 42

Figure41

FixingFPFD........................................................................................43

Figure42

Tighteninginnerscrewterminal..........................................................44

Figure43

Tighteningouterscrewterminal..........................................................44

Figure44

RoutingDCinputcablebetweenFPFDandtransmissionsub-module..
45

Figure45

Removingdummyunit........................................................................47

Figure46

Removingrubberplugs...................................................................... 48

Figure47

Insertingconnectioncard................................................................... 48

Figure48

Installingtransmissionsub-module.................................................... 49

Figure49

Fixingtransmissionsub-module......................................................... 50

Figure50

RemovingFBBxdummyunit.............................................................. 51

Figure51

InsertingFBBx.................................................................................... 52

Figure52

FixingFBBxanddummyunit..............................................................52

Figure53

Fixingsideflange................................................................................53

Figure54

RemovingFBBxdummyunits............................................................ 54

Figure55

InsertingfirstFBBx............................................................................. 55

Figure56

InsertingsecondFBBx....................................................................... 55

Figure57

FixingtwoFBBxtogether................................................................... 56

Figure58

Fixingsideflanges..............................................................................56

Figure59

Plinthanchoringpoints,minimumclearances.................................... 58

Figure60

Anchoringplinthonbasewithmaintenancespaceintheback......... 59

Figure61

Plinthinstallationposition................................................................... 60

Figure62

Recommendedmoduleinstallationorder........................................... 61

Figure63

Installingmodulesonthefloor............................................................62

Figure64

Installationexample:modulesonthefloor......................................... 64

Figure65

Mountingtheplinthonawall.............................................................. 66

Figure66

Mountingasecondplinthonthewall................................................. 67

Figure67

Recommendedmoduleinstallationorder........................................... 69

Figure68

Incorrectandcorrectinstallation.........................................................70

Figure69

Mountingthemodulesonthewall...................................................... 71

Figure70

Installingfixingplatesforthecasing...................................................73

Figure71

Installationexample:modulesonthewall......................................... 74

Figure72

Screwcutlocations.............................................................................75

Figure73

Screwinstallationslots....................................................................... 75

Figure74

InstallingupperFPKCbrackets.......................................................... 76

Figure75

FixinglowerFPKCbrackettocasing..................................................77

Figure76

Fixinglowerscrewofrodentblockplate.............................................77

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Figure77

Liftingmoduletothepole................................................................... 78

Figure78

Fixingupperscrewofrodentblockplate............................................ 78

Figure79

FixinglowerFPKCbracketcounterpart..............................................79

Figure80

FittingmoduleonFPKC..................................................................... 80

Figure81

Modulesinstallationorder...................................................................81

Figure82

Screwcutlocations.............................................................................82

Figure83

Screwinstallationslots....................................................................... 82

Figure84

PlacingFPKCupperbracketsaroundpole........................................ 83

Figure85

Insertingscrews..................................................................................84

Figure86

Liftingplinthtopole.............................................................................85

Figure87

PlacingFPKClowerbracketsaroundpole......................................... 86

Figure88

InstallinglowerFPKCbrackets...........................................................87

Figure89

InstallingthirdFPKC..........................................................................88

Figure90

Insertingscrewstotheundersideofupperbracket............................89

Figure91

Insertinghexagonalscrewstoupperbrackets.................................. 90

Figure92

Insertingscrewstolowerbrackets..................................................... 91

Figure93

LiftingFMFAtothepole.....................................................................92

Figure94

Tighteninghexagonalscrews............................................................ 93

Figure95

Mountingtheplinth(FMFAv.104ornewer)onthepolewithFPKA.. 94

Figure96

Mountingtheplinth(FMFAv.103orolder)onthepolewithFPKA.... 95

Figure97

Recommendedmoduleinstallationorder........................................... 97

Figure98

Mountingmodulesonapole.............................................................. 98

Figure99

Mountingmodulesonapole.............................................................. 98

Figure100

Installingfixingplatesforthecasing.................................................100

Figure101

Installationexample:modulesonthepole....................................... 101

Figure102

Installationexample:configurationofeightmodulesonapole........ 102

Figure103

FlexiMultiradio10BTSSystemModuledeliverycontents...............107

Figure104

PowerDistributionsub-module(FPFD)deliverycontents................108

Figure105

CapacityExtensionsub-module(FBBA)deliverycontents.............. 109

Figure106

FTIFdeliverycontents...................................................................... 109

Figure107

Flexipolekit(FPKC)......................................................................... 110

Figure108

Flexipolemountingkit(FPKA)..........................................................111

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ListofTables

Table1

RATreleasescoveredbythedocument...............................................9

Table2

Polediametertablerelatedtocutlocationandinstallationslotfor
optimumpolemounting...................................................................... 75

Table3

Polediametertablerelatedtocutlocationandinstallationslotfor
optimumpolemounting...................................................................... 82

Table4

Toolsforinstallation.......................................................................... 104

Table5

TorquevaluesfortheBTS................................................................ 105

Table6

FlexiMultiradio10BTSSystemModuledeliverycontents...............107

Table7

PowerDistributionsub-module(FPFD)deliverycontents................108

Table8

CapacityExtensionsub-module(FBBA)deliverycontents.............. 108

Table9

TheFlexipolekit(FPKC)deliverycontent....................................... 110

Table10

TheFlexipolemountingkit(FPKA)deliverycontent........................ 111

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Summaryofchanges

Summaryofchanges
Changesbetweendocumentissuesarecumulative.Therefore,thelatestdocument
issuecontainsallchangesmadetopreviousissues.
ThisdocumentiscommonforallRadioAccessTechnologies(RAT).Youmayfindhere
informationaboutsolutionsthatarenotavailableorsupportedinaspecificSWrelease
orRAT.TableRATreleasescoveredbythedocumentlistsallSWreleasescoveredby
thecontentofthisdocument.ForfeaturessupportedinyourSWrelease,seerespective
featuredocumentationchapterinthesystemlibrary.
Table1

RATreleasescoveredbythedocument

RadioAccessTechnology(RAT)

Productrelease

GSM

RG20,RG30

LTE

RL25TD,RL35TD,RL45TD
RL40,RL50,RL60

WCDMA

RU40

Changesbetweenissues11(2014-06-24)and12(2014-08-27)
FPFDv.204Efore

NoteaboutinstallingFPFDdirectlyafterunpackinghasbeenadded.
InsertingconnectioncardprocedurehasbeenupdatedinStep3.

FPFDv.204Artesyn

NoteaboutinstallingFPFDdirectlyafterunpackinghasbeenadded.

InstallingoneFlexiMultiradio10BTSCapacityExtensionSub-Module(FBBx)

NoteaboutFBBAhotinserthasbeenadded.

InstallingtwoFlexiMultiradio10BTSCapacityExtensionSub-Modules(FBBx)

NoteaboutFBBAhotinserthasbeenadded.

Changesbetweenissues10(2014-06-04)and11(2014-06-24)
FPFDv.204Efore

Newchapter.

FPFDv.204Artesyn

Newchapter.

Changesbetweenissues09(2014-03-30)and10(2014-06-04)
MountingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodulesontheplinthinstalledonapole

Figure97:Recommendedmoduleinstallationorderhasbeenchanged.

BTSinstallationtoolsandequipment

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Allenkeys2.5and3mmhavebeenaddedtotheinstallationtools.

FPFDv.103

Cablediametervaluehasbeencorrectedinstep9.
Informationabouttoolrequiredhasbeenadded.
Tighteningcableglandinstructionhasbeencorrectedinstep13andinstep16.

ContentsofthePowerDistributionsub-module(FPFD)delivery

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Itemsorderhasbeencorrected

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Handlingthemodulesandunpackingthedelivery

1 Handlingthemodulesandunpackingthe
delivery
Beforeyoustart

w
w
f

NOTICE:Electrostaticdischarge(ESD)mightdamagethemodules.Wearan
ESDwriststraporuseacorrespondingmethodwhenhandlingthemodules.
NOTICE:InstallingandcommissioningofBTSproductsmustbeperformedby
anexpertfamiliarwithelectronicdevices,toavoiddamagecausedbyimproper
handling.
WARNING!Riskofelectricshock.
BeforeturningRFpoweron,RFportsshouldbeterminatedbynominal50
load(forexample,feederwithantenna).
However,iftheseconditionsarenotmet,theplasticcapsthataredelivered
withintheunusedRFportsshouldremaininplace.TheplasticcapsisolateRF
powerfromtheenvironment,andthusprovideelectricshocksecurityincase
RFpowerisaccidentallyon.
Figure1

Connectingtheantistaticwriststrap

Summary
Unpackandcheckthedeliverycarefullybeforetheinstallationtomakesurethatallthe
requireditemsareavailableandundamaged.

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Carefullycheckthecontentsofthedelivery.

Removetheitemsfromthepackage.

Checkthatthedeliveryiscompleteandundamaged.

Recyclethepackagingmaterial.

Proceedtothemoduleinstallationprocedure

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InstallingFlexiMultiradioBTSstand-alone

2 InstallingFlexiMultiradioBTSstand-alone
Purpose
ThissectionprovidesanoverviewofthemaintasksoftheFlexiMultiradioBTS
installationprocess.Formoredetailedinformationontheinstallationphases,seethe
appropriatechapters.

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Unpackandcheckthedelivery.

Installtheplinth.

Connecttheplinthtothesitemainground.

Installthemodules.

Groundthemodules.

Connectthenecessarycables.

CommissiontheBTS.

Completetheinstallation.

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3 Preparingthemodulesforastand-alone
installation
Purpose
Fixthemodulebackcoversandcablesentriesbeforetheinstallation(exceptforthe
SystemModule).
Beforeyoustart
Checkifthemodulesyouaregoingtoinstallrequireacasing.Formoreinformation,see
sectionAppendixCasingandcoverkitsneedforFlexiMultiradiounitsinFlexiMultiradio
BaseStationandFlexiMultiradio10BaseStationOptionalItemsDescription.
Summary
Figure2

Preparingamoduleforinstallation

Fixthemaintenancestrap(poleorwallinstallationonly).
Formaintenancestrapfixinginstructions,seeInstallingbackcoversandInstalling
frontcoversintheInstallingFlexiMultiradioBaseStationandFlexiMultiradio10
BaseStationOptionalItemsdocument.

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Fixthemodulebackcoverwithtwoscrews.

Tomaximizeroomforcablesroutedthroughacableentry,cutacrossonthe
entryopenings,asshowninFigure3:Cuttingcableentryopening.
Useafoldingknifetocuttheentry.

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Figure3

Preparingthemodulesforastand-aloneinstallation

Cuttingcableentryopening

Fixthetwocableentriesasfollows:
Figure4

Fixingcableentries

a) Insertthecableentryhookstotheslotsonthecasing.
b) Pushthecableentryandmakesurethehooksareattherightlocation.
c) Securethecableentrybyfasteningthetwoscrewsatthefrontofthecasing.

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4 Liftingthestand-aloneBTS
Purpose
Followtheseinstructionswhenastand-aloneBTSmustbeliftedtothedesired
installationlocation.
Beforeyoustart
Therearetwooptionsastohowtoliftastand-aloneBTS:

Astand-aloneBTScanbeliftedstacked(max.twomodulesperplinth)andcabled.
SeeInstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodulesonthefloorforinstallation
instructionsandCablingFlexiMultiradio10BTSforcablinginstructions.Whenlifting
astackedBTS,theliftingpointsontheplinthmustbeused.
Theplinthcanbeliftedandmountedfirstandtheneachmoduleliftedseparately.
Whenliftingasinglemodule,aliftingbagmustbeused.

CAUTION!Riskofpersonalinjury.
Theequipmentisheavy.Takecarewhenliftingit.

NOTICE:
Thebackstopisfragile.Donotattempttolifttheplinthusingthebackstop.
Figure5

Backstop

Attachtheliftingeyeboltstotheattachmentpointsintheplinth.
Liftingeyebolts(M12)arenotincludedinthedelivery.YoucanordertheLEKAkit
separatelyfromyourNSNsupplier.

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Liftingthestand-aloneBTS

Attachthehoistingbeltortheropetotheliftingeyebolts.
Attachthehoistingbeltorropesothattheanglebetweenthebeltorropeandthe
plinthisminimum60.Thedistancebetweentheplinthandthebeltorropeis
minimum400mm(15.74in).
Figure6

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LifttheBTScarefullytothedesiredinstallationheight.

MounttheBTS.

Removetheliftingequipment.

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BTS

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5 Groundingprincipleofstand-aloneFlexi
Multiradio10BTS
Beforeyoustart
Thecross-sectionalareaoftheMainEarthingConductorshallnotbesmallerthanlive
(L)andneutralneverlessthan6mm2(10AWG),recommendedsizeis16mm2(6
AWG).ForNEBSinstallations,16mm2(6AWG)orhigherisrequired.
Asitegroundingcableisnotincludedinthedelivery.Makesureyouhavethenecessary
groundingcables.Donotchaingroundingcables.

g
g

Whenmodulesareinstalledinsideacabinet,noseparateearthing(grounding)
cableforthemodulesisrequired.Thecabinetprovidesadequateearthing
(grounding).
Ifthebasetransceiverstation(BTS)hasmorethanoneplinth,connectthemain
earth(ground)tooneoftheplinthsandearth(ground)allthemodulestothat
plinth.Alternatively,earth(ground)themodulestotheirownplinthsandthen
connecttheplinthstothemainearth(ground).
Theuseofdual-holegroundinglugs(uptosix)issupportedfromFlexiMountingkitfor
Floor,WallandPole(FMFA)v.105onwards.
Summary
Figure7

Connectingthegroundingcablestomodules

Externalcable
entry

2
3

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Groundingprincipleofstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10
BTS

Groundtheplinthtothesitemainground.
Negativegroundingisnotallowed.

Connectthegroundingcabletothegroundingpointonthemodulefrontpanel.
TheSystemModulehastwoalternativegroundingpointsonitsfrontpanel.Usethe
onethatismoreaccessiblebasedonwhichoptionalsub-modulesareinstalledand
howyourcablesarerouted.Ifpossible,connecttheSystemModulegroundingcable
beforeinstallinganyoptionalsub-modules.
Thereisafactory-installedM5screwononeoftheSystemModulegroundingpoints.

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Routethegroundingcablethroughthecableentry.

Connecttheotherendofthecabletothegroundingpointontheplinth.

Repeatsteps2-4foreachmoduleinyourconfiguration.

Fixtheexcesscablestothesidesofthecasingswithcableties.

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6 InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSoptional
sub-modules
6.1 InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSPower
DistributionSub-Module(FPFD)
6.1.1 FPFDv.103
Beforeyoustart
Ifcableentriesareinstalled,removethem.

WARNING!Riskofshortcircuit.MakesurethemainsiteswitchisintheOFF
positionbeforeyouconnecttheexternalpowercable.

RemovetheFPFDdummyunitasfollows:
a) UndothescrewsholdingtheFSMFcoreinplace.
b) Pulloutthecore.
c) RemovethethreescrewsholdingtheFPFDdummyunitinplace.

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Leavetheotherdummyunitsinplaceifyouarenotinstallinganyother
optionalsub-modules.

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Figure8

InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSoptionalsub-modules

Removingdummyunit

a)

b)

c)

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RemovetherubberplugsonthecoreandtheFPFD.
Figure9

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Removingrubberplugs

Inserttheconnectioncard(productcode:985204)totheslotontheFSMF
core.
TheconnectioncardfortheFPFDlooksidenticalwiththetransmissionsubmoduleconnectioncard.Makesureyouareinsertingthecorrectcard.

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Figure10

Insertingconnectioncard

RemovetheDCscrewterminalcoverfromtheFPFDsub-modulewithaTX20
screwdriver.
Figure11

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RemovingDCscrewterminalcover

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Loosenthescrewterminalsusinga3mmhexscrewdriver.
Figure12

Looseningscrewterminals

Removecableglandsheads.
Figure13

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Removingcableglandsheads

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RemovetheIPplugsfromthecableglands.
Figure14

InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSoptionalsub-modules

RemovingIPplugs

StriptheDCinputcablefor16mm.
ThecablesizerangefortheDCinputcableis6to25mm2andtheoutercable
diameter4to11mm.

IfyourDCinputcableiscomingfromFlexiPowerModule(FPMA)(cable
code995069),thepre-cutguidemarkforcablestrippingisat11mm.Make
anewcutat16mmandthenstripthecable.

Ifthecablediameterisgreaterthan7mm,removetheinnerringsfromthe
cableglands.
Figure15

Removinginnerringsfromcableglands

10 ThreadyourDCinputcablethroughthecableglands.
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ThreadingDCinputcablethroughcableglands

11 ReplacetheinnercableglandwiththeDCinputcableroutedthroughit.
Figure17

Replacinginnercablegland

12 InserttheDCinputcabletotheinnerscrewterminalandtightenitto
(recommended)4.0Nm(2.95ft-lb).

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NOTICE:Theedgeofthecableinsulationshouldbevisiblebeforetightening
thescrewterminal.

NOTICE:Themaxtorqueis5.0Nm(3.69ft-lb).Donotovertighten.

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Tighteninginnerscrewterminal

13 Tightentheinnercablegland.
Figure19

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Tightenthepressurescrewuntilitisvisuallyonthesamelevelwiththe
sealinginsertasshowninFigure20:Tighteninginformation.
Figure20

Tighteninginformation

14 ReplacetheoutercableglandwiththeDCinputcableroutedthroughit.
Figure21

Replacingoutercablegland

15 InserttheDCinputcabletotheouterscrewterminalandtightenitto
(recommended)4.0Nm(2.95ft-lb)withascrewdriver.

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NOTICE:Theedgeofthecableinsulationshouldbevisiblebeforetightening
thescrewterminal.

NOTICE:Themaxtorqueis5.0Nm(3.69ft-lb).Donotovertighten.

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Tighteningouterscrewterminal

16 Tightentheoutercablegland.
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Tightenthepressurescrewuntilitisvisuallyonthesamelevelwiththe
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17 Checkwithmulti-metertheresistancebetween+/-terminalscrewandchassis.
TheresistanceshouldbeMs.
18 ReplacetheDCscrewterminalcoverandtightenthescrewsfor2.0Nm(1.48ftlb).

Makesurethatthegasketinthecoverisinitsplace.
Figure24

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19 AligntheFPFDwiththeguidepinontheFSMFcore,andpushtheFPFDin
place.
Figure25

InstallingFPFD

20 FixtheFPFDwith3xM5x25screws(includedintheaccessorybag)and
tightento4.0Nm(2.95ft-lb).

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FixingFPFD

21 RoutetheDCinputcable.
RoutetheDCinputcable,asshowninFigure27:RoutingDCinputcablebetween
FPFDandtransmissionsub-module.

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Iftransmissionsub-moduleisnotused,theDCinputcablecanberouted
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22 Re-insertthemodulecoreandfixthescrews.

6.1.2 FPFDv.204Efore
Beforeyoustart
Ifcableentriesareinstalled,removethem.

InstalltheFPFDdirectlyafterunpackingit.DonotkeeptheFPFDonthesite
withoutpackaging.

RemovetheFPFDdummyunitasfollows:
a) UndothescrewsthatholdtheFSMxcoreinplace.
b) Pulloutthecore.
c) RemovethethreeplasticscrewsthatholdtheFPFDdummyunitinplace.

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Removingdummyunit

a)

b)

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Inserttheconnectioncard.
Figure29

InsertingconnectioncardtotheFPFDmodule

RemovetherubberplugsfromthecoreandaligntheFPFDwiththeguidepin
ontheFSMxcore.PushtheFPFDinplace.
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FixtheFPFDwith3xM5x25screws(reusetheplasticscrewsfromstep1)and
tightenthemto4.0Nm.
Figure31

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FixingFPFD

Strip16mmofinsulationofftheDCinputcable..
ThesizerangefortheDCinputcableis10to50mm2(7to1/0AWG).

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code995069),thepre-cutguidemarkforcablestrippingisat11mm.Make
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CuttheIPbootopenasrequiredbyyourDCcableandthreadthecable
throughtheIPbootasshowninFigure32:CuttingtheIPbootandthreading
DCcable.
Figure32

CuttingtheIPbootandthreadingDCcable

InserttheDCinputcabletotheinnerscrewterminalandtightenitto4.0Nm
(recommended).

NOTICE:Makesurethecableinslulationedgeisvisiblebeforetightening
thescrewterminal.

NOTICE:Themaximumtorqueis5.0Nm.Donotovertighten.
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InserttheDCinputcabletotheouterscrewterminalandtightenitto4.0Nm
withaTX25tool.

NOTICE:Makesurethecableinslulationedgeisvisiblebeforetightening
thescrewterminal.

NOTICE:Themaximumtorqueis5.0Nm.Donotovertighten.
Figure34

Tighteningouterscrewterminal

Checkwithmulti-metertheresistancebetween+/-terminalscrewandchassis.
TheresistanceshouldbeMs.

10 FixtheIPbootinplace.
11 RoutetheDCinputcable.
RoutetheDCinputcable,asshowninFigure35:RoutingDCinputcablebetween
FPFDandtransmissionsub-module.

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12 Re-insertthemodulecoreandfixthescrews.

6.1.3 FPFDv.204Artesyn
Beforeyoustart
Ifcableentriesareinstalled,removethem.

InstalltheFPFDdirectlyafterunpackingit.DonotkeeptheFPFDonthesite
withoutpackaging.

RemovetheFPFDdummyunitasfollows:
a) UndothescrewsthatholdtheFSMxcoreinplace.
b) Pulloutthecore.
c) RemovethethreeplasticscrewsthatholdtheFPFDdummyunitinplace.

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Figure36

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Removingdummyunit

a)

b)

c)

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Removetherubberplugsfromthecore.
Figure37

Removingrubberplugs

Inserttheconnectioncard.
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Loosenthescrewterminals.
Figure39

Looseningscrewterminals

AligntheFPFDwiththeguidepinontheFSMxcore,andpushtheFPFDin
place.
Figure40

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FixtheFPFDwith3xM5x25screws(reusetheplasticdummyscrewsfrom
step1)andtightento4.0Nm.
Figure41

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FixingFPFD

Strip16mmofinsulationofftheDCinputcable.
ThecablesizerangefortheDCinputcableis10to50mm2(7to1/0AWG).

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IfyourDCinputcableisoneusedforFlexiPowerModule(FPMA)(cable
code995069),thepre-cutguidemarkforcablestrippingisat11mm.Make
anewcutat16mmandthenstripthecable.

CuttheIPbootopenasrequiredbyyourDCcableandthreaditthroughtheIP
boot.

InserttheDCinputcabletotheinnerscrewterminalandtightenitto4.0Nm
(recommended).

NOTICE:Makesurethatthecableinsulationedgeisvisiblebefore
tighteningthescrewterminal.

NOTICE:Themaximumtorqueis5.0Nm.Donotovertighten.

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Figure42

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Tighteninginnerscrewterminal

10 InserttheDCinputcabletotheouterscrewterminalandtightenitto4.0Nm
withascrewdriver.

NOTICE:Makesurethatthecableinsulationedgeisvisiblebefore
tighteningthescrewterminal.

NOTICE:Themaximumtorqueis5.0Nm.Donotovertighten.
Figure43

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11 Checkwithmulti-metertheresistancebetween+/-terminalscrewandchassis.
TheresistanceshouldbeMs.
12 FixtheIPbootbackinplace.
13 RoutetheDCinputcable.
RoutetheDCinputcable,asshowninFigure44:RoutingDCinputcablebetween
FPFDandtransmissionsub-module.

Ifatransmissionsub-moduleisnotused,theDCinputcablecanberouted
betweenFPFDandthedummyunit.
Figure44

RoutingDCinputcablebetweenFPFDandtransmissionsub-module

14 Re-insertthemodulecoreandfixthescrews.

6.2 InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSoptional
TransmissionSub-Module(FTIF)
Purpose
FlexiMultiradioSystemModulecorehasanintegratedGigabitEthernetandoptical
Ethernettransportinterfaceavailableonthefrontpanel,however,ifmoreorother
Ethernetinterfacesarerequiredtheninstallanoptionaltransmissionsub-module(FTIF).
Thesub-moduleisalsomandatoryinco-locationcaseswhenabackhaulconnectionor
synchronizationisdonethroughtime-divisionmultiplexing(TDM).
Beforeyoustart
TheSystemModulehastobepoweredoffbeforeinstallingorreplacingthetransmission
sub-module.

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Ifcableentriesareinstalled,removethem.

RemovetheFTIFdummyunitasfollows:
a) UndothescrewsholdingtheFSMFcoreinplace.
b) Pulloutthecore.
c) RemovethefourscrewsholdingtheFTIFdummyunitinplace.

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Leavetheotherdummyunitsinplaceifyouarenotinstallinganyother
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Removingdummyunit

a)

b)
a)

c)
a)

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Removetherubberplugsonthecoreandthetransmissionsub-module.
Figure46

Removingrubberplugs

InserttheconnectioncardtotheslotontheFSMFcore.
Thetransmissionsub-moduleconnectioncardlooksidenticalwiththe
connectioncardfortheFPFD.Makesureyouareinsertingthecorrectcard.
Figure47

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Alignthetransmissionsub-modulewiththeguidepinontheFSMFcoreand
pushthesub-moduleinplace.
Figure48

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Installingtransmissionsub-module

Fixthetransmissionsub-modulewith4xM5x25screws(includedinthe
accessorybag)andtightento4.0Nm(2.95ft-lb).
Donotreusedummyunitscrews.

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Figure49

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Fixingtransmissionsub-module

Re-insertthemodulecoreandfixthescrews.

6.3 InstallingoneFlexiMultiradio10BTSCapacity
ExtensionSub-Module(FBBx)
Purpose
ThischaptercoversinstallationproceduresofFBBAandFBBCcapacitysub-modules.
Beforeyoustart

WhenusingonlyoneFBBx,connectittoBBEXT1(left-handside)porton
FSMFcore.

TheFBBAcapacitysubmodulecanbeinstalledwithoutshuttingdowntheBTS.

Removethedummyunitasfollows:
a) Removethesideflange.
b) Removethemiddleflangebetweenthedummyunits.

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c) Pulloutthedummyunit.

Leavetheotherdummyunitsinplaceifyouarenotinstallinganyother
optionalsub-modules.
Figure50

RemovingFBBxdummyunit

a)

b)

a)
b)

c)

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Inserttheextensionsub-module.
Figure51

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InsertingFBBx

Fixthemiddleflangebackinplacebetweentheextensionsub-moduleandthe
remainingdummyunit.
MakesureyouinstallthemiddleflangeasshowninFigure52:FixingFBBxand
dummyunit.Tightenthescrewsasfollows:

Dummyunit(plastic):0.8Nm(0.59ft-lb)
Metalparts:2.4Nm(1.77ft-lb)

Figure52

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Fixthesideflangebackinplace.
Tightenthescrewsto2.4Nm(1.77ft-lb).
Figure53

Fixingsideflange

6.4 InstallingtwoFlexiMultiradio10BTSCapacity
ExtensionSub-Modules(FBBx)
Beforeyoustart

TheFBBAcapacitysubmodulecanbeinstalledwithoutshuttingdowntheBTS.

Removethedummyunitsasfollows:
a) RemovethesideflangesoneachsideoftheFSMFcore.
b) Removethemiddleflangebetweenthedummyunits.
c) Pulloutthedummyunits.

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Figure54

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RemovingFBBxdummyunits

a)

b)

a)
b)

c)

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Inserttheextensionsub-modules.
Figure55

InsertingfirstFBBx

Figure56

InsertingsecondFBBx

Fixthemiddleflangebackinplacebetweentheextensionsub-modules.
MakesureyouinstallthemiddleflangeasshowninFigure57:FixingtwoFBBx
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FixingtwoFBBxtogether

FixthesideflangesbackinplaceoneachsideoftheFSMFcore.
Tightenthescrewsto2.4Nm(1.77ft-lb).
Figure58

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7 Installingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTS
onthefloor
7.1 Anchoringtheplinthonthefloor
Purpose
Theplinthismandatorywhenthemodulesarenotmountedinanoptionalcabinetor19inchrack.
Beforeyoustart

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maintenancespace.SeefigureAnchoringplinthonbasewithmaintenancespacein
thebackfordetails.
Iftherearemorethanfivemodulesinastack,sideaccesstothebackisneededfor
backmaintenance.SeeFigure59:Plinthanchoringpoints,minimumclearancesand
Figure60:Anchoringplinthonbasewithmaintenancespaceinthebackfor
clearancesandEarthquakeZones2and4mountingholes.

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Figure59

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Figure60

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floor

Anchoringplinthonbasewithmaintenancespaceintheback

Turnthebackstop.

Placetheplinthonthefloor,groundingpointsfacingforward,thebackstop
againstthewallifbackaccessisnotrequired.
a) Removethefrontcoveroftheplinthtoaccessthetwofrontmountingholes.
b) Removethesixrubberseals.
c) Checkifthefloorislevel.Ifthefloorisnotlevel,installshims.

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Figure61

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Plinthinstallationposition

Anchortheplinthonthefloor.
Anchortheplinthonthefloorwithfouranchoringbolts,12mm(0.47in.)indiameter,
andtightenitto49Nm(36.14ft-lb).

TheplinthmustbefixedtothefloortomeettheEarthquakeZone4
requirement.

Furtherinformation
Next,groundtheplinthtothesitemainground.Formoreinformation,seesection
Groundingprincipleofstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTS.

7.2 InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodulesonthe
floor
Purpose
Thestand-aloneBTS(withoutacabinet)canbeinstalledonthefloorinastackofupto
ninemodules(maximumheight22U).TomeettheearthquakerequirementforZone4,
nomorethanfivemodules(maximumheight15U)canbeinstalledinonestack.More
thansixmodulesinastackmeetsthevibrationalrequirementsforearthquakeZone2.

Thefourmodulefixingscrewsbetweenthemodulecoreandthemodulecasing
mustbetightenedto5.0Nm(3.69ft-lb).Factorydefaultis2.2Nm(1.62ft-lb).
Beforeyoustart
Checkthat

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theplinthisinstalledasinstructedintheAnchoringtheplinthonthefloorsection.
theplinthisgrounded.

IfyouaregoingtoinstallFlexiPowerModule(FPMA),itsrecommendedpositionisatthe
bottomofthemodulestack.FormoreinformationonFPMAinstallation,seeFlexiPower
Module(FPMA)andsubmodules(FPAAandFPBA/B)descriptionchapterinFlexi
MultiradioBaseStationandFlexiMultiradio10BaseStationOptionalItemsDescription.
TherecommendedmoduleinstallationorderisillustratedinFigure62:Recommended
moduleinstallationorder.
Figure62

Recommendedmoduleinstallationorder

RFModule3

RFModule2

SystemModule

RFModule1

PowerModule
(optional)
Plinth

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Figure63

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Installingmodulesonthefloor

3
1

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Aligntheholesonthefirstmodulebottomwiththefixingstudsontheplinth.
Lineupthelocatingmarksonthesideofthemoduletohelpaligningthe
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Alignthemodulemarkingsandpushthemodulebackuntilitstops.

Attachthemoduletotheplinthwithtwoscrews.

Connectthemodulegroundingcablebetweenthemodulefrontpanelandthe
plinth.
Routethecablethroughanexternalcableentry.SeeGroundingprincipleofstandaloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSformoreinformation.

Aligntheholesonthesecondmodulebottomwiththefixingstudsonthefirst
module.

Pushthemodulebackuntilitstops.

Attachthemodulestoeachotherwithtwoscrews.

Connectthemodulegroundingcablebetweenthemodulefrontpanelandthe
plinth.
Routethecablethroughanexternalcableentry.

Repeatthestepsforeachsubsequentmodule.

Expectedoutcome
ThefollowingfigureillustratesanexampleofthebasicconfigurationofoneSystem
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Figure64

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8 Mountingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTS
onthewall
8.1 Mountingtheplinthonawall
Purpose
Aplinthisrequiredformountingthemodulesonawall.
Beforeyoustart
Ifinstallingadditionalplinthsoneupontheother,thedistancebetweentheupper
mountingscrewholesinfirstandsecondplinthmustbe550mm(21.7in)minimum.
AlwaysinstallthemodulessothatthefixedbendoftheOPTcablescanberouteddown
topreventwateringress.Incasecablesareroutedupwards,aside-cover(FMHA)needs
tobeused.
Summary
Figure65:Mountingtheplinthonawallprovidesanoverviewofhowtomounttheplinth
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Mountingtheplinthonawall

Markthemountingscrewlocationsonthewallanddrilltheholesforthe
screws.

Fixtheuppermountingscrewstothewall,lifttheplinthonthewallandfititto
themountingscrews.
Checkthattheplinthislevel.

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Tightentheuppermountingscrews.

Insertthelowermountingscrews.

Tightenthelowermountingscrews.

Makesurethattheplinthisnottwisted.

Ifyouareinstallingmorethanoneplinth,repeatsteps1-6foreachplinth.
Notethattherequiredspacebetweentheplinthsis100mm(3.94in.).
Figure66

Mountingasecondplinthonthewall

Furtherinformation
Next,groundtheplinthtothesitemainground.

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8.2 MountingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodulesona
wall
Purpose
Thestand-aloneBTScanbeinstalledonawall.Themaximumnumberofmodulesper
plinthistwo.

TomeettheearthquakerequirementTelcordiaGR-63-COREandthevibrational
requirementsforEarthquakeZone4,thefourmodulefixingscrewsbetweenthe
modulecoreandthemodulecasingmustbetightenedto5.0Nm(3.69ft-lb).
Factorydefaultis2.2Nm(1.62ft-lb).
Beforeyoustart
Checkthat:

theplinthisinstalledasinstructed.SeeMountingtheplinthonawallforplinth
installationinstructions.
theplinthisgrounded.
thereisoneplinthpertwomodules.

FSMFshouldbeorientedsothatDCInportisatthebottom.Thisallowsthefixedbend
oftheopticalcabletoberouteddowntopreventwateringress.
IfyouaregoingtoinstallFlexiPowerModule(FPMA),itshouldbeinstalledonthesame
plinthastheSystemModule.FormoreinformationonFPMAinstallation,seeInstalling
FlexiPowerModule(FPMA).
TherecommendedmoduleinstallationorderisillustratedinFigure67:Recommended
moduleinstallationorder.

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Figure67

Mountingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSonthe
wall

Recommendedmoduleinstallationorder
Wall

RFModule

Plinth

SystemModule

PowerModule
(optional)

RFModule

RFModule

Summary

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NOTICE:

NOTICE:

Excesstorsiondamagesthecasings.Inwallandpoleinstallations,donotinstall
morethantwomodulesperplinth.

Incorrectinstallationmightleadtodamagetothemodules.Themodulesmust
beinstalledwiththefrontpanelsfacingleftorright.Donotinstallthemodules
withthefrontpanelsfacingupordown.

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Figure68

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Figure69

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wall

Mountingthemodulesonthewall

Aligntheholesonthefirstmodule'sbottomwiththefixingstudsontheplinth.
Lineupthelocatingmarksonthesideofthemoduletohelpaligningthe
holeswithfixingstuds.

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Pushthemodulebackuntilitstops.

Attachthemodulecasingtotheplinthwithtwoscrews.

CAUTION!Riskofpersonalinjury.
Securethescrewswithathread-lockingcompoundinpoleandwall
installations.Usenon-permanentthread-lockingcompoundofmedium
strength(forexampleLoctite243orequivalent).
4

Connectthemodulegroundingcablebetweenthemodulefrontpanelandthe
plinth.
SeeGroundingprincipleofstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSformoreinformation.

Aligntheholesonthesecondmodule'sbottomwiththefixingstudsonthe
firstmodule.

Pushthemodulebackuntilitstops.

Attachthemodulecasingstoeachotherwithtwoscrews.

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CAUTION!Riskofpersonalinjury.
Securethescrewswithathread-lockingcompoundinpoleandwall
installations.Usenon-permanentthread-lockingcompoundofmedium
strength(forexampleLoctite243orequivalent).
8

Connectthemodulegroundingcablebetweenthemodulefrontpanelandthe
plinth.

Attachthefixingplatesacrossthemodulecasingsonbothsidesofthe
modulesandfixwithsixscrewsandspringwashers.
CAUTION!Riskofpersonalinjury.
Securethescrewswithathread-lockingcompoundinpoleandwall
installations.Usenon-permanentthread-lockingcompoundofmedium
strength(forexampleLoctite243orequivalent).

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Figure70

Mountingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSonthe
wall

Installingfixingplatesforthecasing

Attachonefixing
plateoneachside

10 Repeatthestepsabovetoinstalltheremainingmodulestoaseparateplinthor
plinths.
Oneplinthcanhavetwomodulesinstalled.AconfigurationofoneSystemModule
andthreeRFModulesthereforerequirestwoplinths.
Expectedoutcome
Figure71:Installationexample:modulesonthewallillustratesoneexampleofthebasic
configurationofoneSystemModuleandthreeRFModulesinstalledonthewall.

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Figure71

InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BaseStationforStack,
Wall,andPoleConfigurations

Installationexample:modulesonthewall

min100mm
(3.9in.)

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9 Mountingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTS
onthepole
9.1 MountingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodulesona
polewithFPKC
Purpose
AmaximumoffourFlexiMultiradiomodulescanbeinstalleddirectlyonFPKC(twokits
needed).
FPKCisdesignedforpolesbetween60mm(2.4in)and300mm(11.8in)indiameter.
FSMFshouldbeorientedsothatDCInportisatthebottom.Thisallowsthefixedbend
oftheopticalcabletoberouteddowntopreventwateringress.
Thereisnoneedtousethread-lockingcompoundorlocknutswheninstallingtheFPKC.
Beforeyoustart
M10x315mmpolemountscrewcanbecutdowntocorrectinstallationspecificlengths
forpoleinstallationsinthefield.Therearefourdifferentlengthsofthescrewavailable
andfourplacesforthescrewintheFPKC.WhenattachingtheFPKCtothepole,use
theshortestpossibleboltsandtheholeswhosedistanceistheclosesttothepole
diameter.SeeScrewcutlocations,Screwinstallationslots,andPolediametertable
relatedtocutlocationandinstallationslotforoptimumpolemountingformoredetails.
Figure72

Screwcutlocations

L-BarCut

Figure73

Cut1

Cut2

NoCut

Screwinstallationslots

SLOT 1
SLOT 2
SLOT 3
SLOT 4

Table2

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polemounting

Slot1

Slot2

Slot3

Slot4

L-Barcut

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cut1

60-100mm

101-140mm

N/A

N/A

Cut2

141-180mm

181-220mm

221-260mm

N/A

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Wall,andPoleConfigurations

Polediametertablerelatedtocutlocationandinstallationslotforoptimum
polemounting(Cont.)

Slot1

Slot2

Slot3

Slot4

Nocut

N/A

N/A

N/A

261-300mm

InstalltheconnectionpinstotheFPKC.

PlacetheupperbracketsaroundthepoleandfixthemwithM10x315screwsto
30Nm(22.13ft-lb).
Makesurethattheupperbracketsareplacedsothattheliftinglugholesarefacing
up.
Figure74

InstallingupperFPKCbrackets.

Liftinglughole

!
30Nm
!

FixthelowerFPKCbracketontothecasingwithonescrew.
Makesurethatthelowerbracketisplacedsothattheliftinglugholeisfacingup.

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Figure75

Mountingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSonthe
pole

FixinglowerFPKCbrackettocasing

Liftinglughole

Fixarodentblockplateontothecasing,onlyfixingthelowerscrewatthis
point.
Figure76

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Liftthemoduletothepolesothatithangsbytheconnectionpins.
Figure77

Liftingmoduletothepole

Fixtheupperscrewoftherodentblockplate.
Figure78

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Fixingupperscrewofrodentblockplate

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InstallthecounterpartofthelowerFPKCbracket.
Figure79

FixinglowerFPKCbracketcounterpart

!
30Nm
!

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FitamoduleontheFPKCtomakesurethattheFPKCisproperlyinplaceand
tightenallFPKCscrews.
Figure80

InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BaseStationforStack,
Wall,andPoleConfigurations

FittingmoduleonFPKC

Installtheremainingmodules,asinstructedinMountingFlexiMultiradio10
BTSmodulesontheplinthinstalledonapoleandgroundbothbracketswitha
groundingcable.
InstallthemodulesinanordershowninModulesinstallationorder.

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Figure81

Mountingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSonthe
pole

Modulesinstallationorder

TherecanbeuptotwomodulesateachsideoftheFPKCkit.

9.2 MountingtheplinthonapolewithFPKC
Purpose
AplinthandFlexiPoleMountingKitarerequiredformountingmodulesonthepole.
FPKCisdesignedforpolesbetween60mm(2.36in.)and300mm(11.81in.)in
diameter.
AminimumoftwoFPKCkitsarerequiredfortheminimuminstallation,whichhasroom
fortwoplinthsinstalledontheoppositesidesofFPKC.Amaximumconfigurationcan
havefourplinthsandrequiresfiveFPKCkits.Therecanbeuptotwomodulesperplinth.
FSMFshouldbeorientedsothatDCInportisatthebottom.Thisallowsthefixedbend
oftheopticalcabletoberouteddowntopreventwateringress.
Thereisnoneedtousethread-lockingcompoundorlocknutswheninstallingtheFPKC.
Beforeyoustart
M10x315mmpolemountscrewcanbecutdowntocorrectinstallationspecificlengths
forpoleinstallationsinthefield.Therearefourdifferentlengthsofthescrewavailable
andfourplacesforthescrewintheFPKC.WhenattachingtheFPKCtothepole,use
theshortestpossibleboltsandtheholeswhosedistanceistheclosesttothepole
diameter.SeeScrewcutlocations,Screwinstallationslots,andPolediametertable
relatedtocutlocationandinstallationslotforoptimumpolemountingformoredetails.

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Figure82

Screwcutlocations

L-BarCut

Figure83

InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BaseStationforStack,
Wall,andPoleConfigurations

Cut1

Cut2

NoCut

Screwinstallationslots

SLOT 1
SLOT 2
SLOT 3
SLOT 4

Table3

Polediametertablerelatedtocutlocationandinstallationslotforoptimum
polemounting

Slot1

Slot2

Slot3

Slot4

L-Barcut

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cut1

60-100mm

101-140mm

N/A

N/A

221-260mm

N/A

(2.36-3.94in.) (3.98-5.51in.)
Cut2

Nocut

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141-180mm

181-220mm

(5.55-7.09in.) (7.13-8.66in.)

(8.70-10.24
in.)

N/A

N/A

N/A

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(10.28-11.81
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pole

PlacetheupperbracketsaroundthepoleandfixthemwithM10x315screwsto
30Nm(22.13ft-lb).
Figure84

PlacingFPKCupperbracketsaroundpole

Liftinglughole

!
30Nm
!

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Inserthexagonalheadscrews(M8x20).
Figure85

Insertingscrews
Liftinglughole

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Lifttheplinthtothepolesoithangsbythescrews.Donottightenthescrews
yet.
Figure86

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InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BaseStationforStack,
Wall,andPoleConfigurations

PlacethelowerbracketsaroundthepoleandfixthemwithM10x315screwsto
30Nm(22.13ft-lb).
Figure87

PlacingFPKClowerbracketsaroundpole

Liftinglughole

!
30Nm
!

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Inserttwohexagonalheadscrews(M8x20)tothelowerbracketandtightenall
FPKCscrewsto20Nm(14.75ft-lb).
Figure88

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InstallinglowerFPKCbrackets

Nowyoucaninstallupto4modulesontheplinths.Groundtheplinthtothe
sitemaingroundandfollowtheinstructionsfrom
MountingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodulesontheplinthinstalledonapole

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pole

ToinstallathirdFPKCkitinserttwoM8x30AllenscrewswithNylocnutstothe
uppersideofupperbracketandlifttheupperbrackettothepolesothatitrests
ontheupperbracketsofthefirstandsecondFPKC.
Figure89

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InstallingthirdFPKC

Thescrewsshouldbeplacedasfarawayfromeachotheraspossible.

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InserttwoAllenscrews(M8x30)withNylocnutsontheundersideoftheupper
bracketandtightenthemto20Nm(14.75ft-lb).UseM6Allenkey.
Figure90

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Inserttwohexagonalheadscrews(M8x20)totheupperbrackets.
Figure91

90

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InsertfourM8x30AllenscrewswithNylocnutstotheupperandundersideof
thelowerbracketandtightenthemto20Nm(14.75ft-lb).Inserttwohexagonal
headscrews(M8x20)tothelowerbracket.Donottightenthescrewsyetyet.
Figure92

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10 LifttheFMFAtothepolesoithangsbythescrews.
Figure93

92

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11 Tightenallhexagonalscrewsto20Nm(14.75ft-lb).
Figure94

Tighteninghexagonalscrews

Furtherinformation
Next,groundtheplinthtothesitemaingroundandinstallthemodulesasinstructedin
MountingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodulesontheplinthinstalledonapole

9.3 MountingtheplinthonapolewithFPKA
Purpose
AplinthandFlexiPoleMountingKit(FPKA)arerequiredformountingmodulesonthe
pole.FPKAisdesignedforpolesbetween60mm(2.4in)and120mm(4.7in)in
diameter.Ifthepoleiswiderthan120mm,thenpolemountingkit(VMPB)isrequiredfor
theinstallation.Forinstructions,seeMountingtheplinthonapolewithVMPB.
FPKAhasroomforfour3Umodules.Themodulescanbeinstalledontheopposite
sidesofFPKA.

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pole

InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BaseStationforStack,
Wall,andPoleConfigurations

FSMFshouldbeorientedsothatDCInportisatthebottom.Thisallowsthefixedbend
oftheopticalcabletoberouteddowntopreventwateringress.
Thereisnoneedtousethread-lockingcompoundorlocknutswheninstallingtheFPKA.
Beforeyoustart

IfyouhaveFMFAv.103orolder,checkthattheplinthadaptermechanicsare
installedasinstructedinFixingadaptermechanicstoplinth.
UnpackandchecktheFPKAdeliverycontents.SeeContentsoftheFlexiPole
MountingKit(FPKA)delivery.

Summary
Figure95

94

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Figure96

Mountingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSonthe
pole

Mountingtheplinth(FMFAv.103orolder)onthepolewithFPKA

Fixtheuppermountingbracketonthepoleandtightenthemountingbracket
screws(M10)to30Nm(22.13ft-lb).

Fixonesideofthelowerpolemountingbracketontheplinth(ifyouhave
FMFAv.103orolder,ontheadaptermechanics)withthemountingscrews
(M8).
Tightenthescrewsto20Nm(14.75ft-lb).

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pole

InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BaseStationforStack,
Wall,andPoleConfigurations

Lifttheplinthonthepoleandfitittothepolemountingbracket'smounting
screws.

Tightenthescrews(M8)to20Nm(14.75ft-lb).

Fixthelowermountingbracketonthepoleandtightenthemountingbracket
screws(M10)to30Nm(22.13ft-lb).

Makesurethatthepolemountingbracketsarealignedandtheplinthisnot
twisted.

Ifasecondplinthisrequired,installitontheothersideofthepolemounting
bracket(ifthereisenoughspace).
a) IfyouhaveFMFAv.103orolder,fixtheadaptermechanicsontheplinth.
b) Fixthemountingscrewsontheupperpolemountingbracket.
c) Lifttheplinthonthepoleandfitittothepolemountingbracket'smounting
screwsandtightenthescrews.
d) Insertthelowerfixingscrewstofixtheplinthonthelowerpolemountingbracket.
Tightenthemountingscrews.
e) Makesurethattheplinthisnottwisted.IfyouhaveFMFAv.103orolder,when
theplinthisinacorrectpositiontightenthetworemainingscrewsinthelower
bracketoftheadaptermechanics.

Furtherinformation
Next,groundtheplinthtothesitemaingroundandinstallthemodules.

9.4 MountingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodulesonthe
plinthinstalledonapole
Purpose

Performtheinstallationascompletelyaspossiblebeforeliftingthemodules
especiallywheninstallingtheBTStoahighlocation.
Beforeyoustart
Checkthat:

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theplinthisgrounded.
onemountingplinthpertwomodulesisinstalledonapole.SeeMountingtheplinth
onapolewithFPKAorMountingtheplinthonapolewithFPKCforplinthinstallation
instructions.
thefourmodulefixingscrewsbetweenthemodulecoreandthemodulecasinghave
beentightenedto5.0Nm(3.69ft-lb).Factorydefaultis2.2Nm(1.62ft-lb).

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pole

CAUTION!Riskofpersonalinjury.
Securethescrewswithathread-lockingcompoundinpoleandwall
installations.Usenon-permanentthread-lockingcompoundofmediumstrength
(forexampleLoctite243orequivalent).
FSMFshouldbeorientedsothatDCInportisatthebottom.Thisallowsthefixedbend
oftheopticalcabletoberouteddowntopreventwateringress.
IfyouaregoingtoinstallFlexiPowerModule(FPMA),itshouldbeinstalledonthesame
plinthastheSystemModule.FormoreinformationonFPMAinstallation,seeInstalling
FlexiPowerModule(FPMA).
Apole-mountedFlexiMultiradioBTSdoesnotrequireregularmaintenance.
TherecommendedmoduleinstallationorderisillustratedinRecommendedmodule
installationorder.
Figure97

Recommendedmoduleinstallationorder

RFModule
Pole

Plinth

System
Module

RFModule

PowerModule
(optional)

RFModule

Plinth

Summary

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NOTICE:Incorrectinstallationmightleadtodamagetothemodules.The
modulesmustbeinstalledwiththefrontpanelsfacingleftorright.Donotinstall
themoduleswiththefrontpanelsfacingupordown.

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NOTICE:Excesstorsiondamagesthecasings.Inwallandpoleinstallation,do
notinstallmorethantwomodulesperplinth.
Figure98

Mountingmodulesonapole

Figure99

Mountingmodulesonapole

Lineupthe
locating
marks

10

9
7

98

Aligntheholesonthefirstmodule'sbottomwiththefixingstudsontheplinth.
Lineupthelocatingmarksonthesideofthemoduletohelpaligningthe
holeswithfixingstuds.

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Mountingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSonthe
pole

Pushthemodulebackuntilitstops.

Attachthemodulecasingtotheplinthwithscrewsandspringwashers.

CAUTION!Riskofpersonalinjury.
Securethescrewswithathread-lockingcompoundinpoleandwall
installations.Usenon-permanentthread-lockingcompoundofmedium
strength(forexampleLoctite243orequivalent).
4

Connectthemodulegroundingcablebetweenthemodulefrontpanelandthe
plinth.
SeeGroundingprincipleofstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSformoreinformation.

Lineupthelocatingmarksonthesideofthemoduletohelpaligningthe
holeswithfixingstuds.

Pushthemodulebackuntilitstops.

Attachthemodulecasingstoeachotherwithscrewsandspringwashers.

Issue:12

Aligntheholesonthesecondmodule'sbottomwiththefixingstudsonthe
firstmodule.

CAUTION!Riskofpersonalinjury.
Securethescrewswithathread-lockingcompoundinpoleandwall
installations.Usenon-permanentthread-lockingcompoundofmedium
strength(forexampleLoctite243orequivalent).
8

Connectthemodulegroundingcablebetweenthemodulefrontpanelandthe
plinth.

Incaseoftwomodulesononeplinth,attachthefixingplatesacrossthe
modulecasingsonbothsidesofthemodulesandfixwithsixscrewsand
springwashers.
CAUTION!Riskofpersonalinjury.
Securethescrewswithathread-lockingcompoundinpoleandwall
installations.Usenon-permanentthread-lockingcompoundofmedium
strength(forexampleLoctite243orequivalent).

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Figure100

InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BaseStationforStack,
Wall,andPoleConfigurations

Installingfixingplatesforthecasing

Attachonefixing
plateoneachside

10 Repeatthestepsabovetoinstalltheremainingmodulestoaseparateplinth.
Oneplinthcanhaveamaximumoftwomodulesinstalled.Aconfigurationofone
SystemModuleandthreeRFModulesthereforerequirestwoplinths.
Expectedoutcome
Installationexample:modulesonthepoleillustratesanexampleofthebasic
configurationofoneSystemModuleandthreeRFModulesinstalledonapole.The
installationinthefigureisaright-handinstallation,however,theBTScanalsobe
installedasaleft-handinstallation.

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Figure101

Mountingstand-aloneFlexiMultiradio10BTSonthe
pole

Installationexample:modulesonthepole

Installationexample:configurationofeightmodulesonapoleillustratesanexampleof
thebasicconfigurationofeightmodulesinstalledonapolewithFPKCandFMFA.

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Figure102

InstallingFlexiMultiradio10BaseStationforStack,
Wall,andPoleConfigurations

Installationexample:configurationofeightmodulesonapole

102

Usefixingplatesinthisconfiguration.See
Figure100:Installingfixingplatesforthecasing.

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ChecklistforinstallingFlexiMultiradio10BTSmodules

10 ChecklistforinstallingFlexiMultiradio10
BTSmodules

Workphase

Checked

Deliveryiscompleteandundamaged.
Minimumclearancesaremet.
Plinthisgrounded.
Optionalsub-modulesareinstalledaccordingtothe
instructions.
Modulesareinstalledaccordingtoinstructions.
Modulesaregroundedtotheplinth.
Cableentriesareinstalled.
Cableconnectorsealsarefirmlyinplace.

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11 AppendixInstallationtoolsandtorquevalues
11.1 BTSinstallationtoolsandequipment
Thissectionliststheinstallationtoolsandequipment.
Table4

Toolsforinstallation

Installationtools
Allenkey:8mm
Allenkey:6mm
Allenkey:3mm
Allenkey:2.5mm
ESDwriststrapandcable
TORXscrewdriverset:T10,T20,T25,T45
Screwdriverset:Phillips0,1,2andflathead
Wrench13mm(0.51in.)
Foldingknife
Monkeywrench
Sidecutters
Scissors
Crimpingtoolfor16mmgroundingcable
Torquewrenchforantennacables
Lint-freeswaborwipeand99%alcoholforcleaningopticalconnectors
Cabletiesforroutingcables
Tapemeasure
Flashlight,pocketlamportorch
Hammerdrill
Markerpenorcomparabletool

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Table4

AppendixInstallationtoolsandtorquevalues

Toolsforinstallation(Cont.)

Installationtools
Pliers
Saw
Lubricantforcables

11.2 Torquevalues
NSNstronglyrecommendsthatyoutightentothefollowingtorquevalues.Thesevalues
assumetheuseofalubricatedboltorfastener.Usethesevaluesunlessstated
otherwise.
Table5

TorquevaluesfortheBTS

Bolt/ScrewType

DIN

Size

Torque

TORXheadscrew
cylinderhead

7985F1-60

M3

0.7-1.0Nm

TORXheadscrew
cylinderhead

7985F1-60

TORXheadscrew
cylinderhead

7985F1-60

TORXheadscrew
cylinderhead

7985F1-60

Hexagonheadscrew
(cabinetfixing)

933-12-70

Allenscrew

912-A2-70

(0.52-0.74ft-lb)
M4

1.2-1.6Nm
(0.89-1.18ft-lb)

M5

2.0-2.5Nm
(1.48-1.84ft-lb)

M8

10.0Nm
(7.38ft-lb)

M12

49.0Nm
(36.14ft-lb)

M8

8.0-10.0Nm
(5.90-7.38ft-lb)

Nut

934A2

M5

3.7Nm
(2.73ft-lb)

Nut(cabinetfixing)

934A2

M12

49.0Nm
(36.14ft-lb)

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TorquevaluesfortheBTS(Cont.)

Bolt/ScrewType

DIN

Size

Torque

FPKAscrew

933

M8x20

20.0Nm(14.75ftlb)

Fanfixingscrews,
plastic

-NA-

M4

0.7Nm

Fanfixingscrews,
metal

-NA-

(0.52ft-lb)
M4

1.2Nm
(0.89ft-lb)

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12.1 ContentsoftheFlexiMultiradio10BTSSystem
Module(FSMF)delivery
TheSystemModuledeliverycontentsarelistedinTable6:FlexiMultiradio10BTS
SystemModuledeliverycontents:
Table6

FlexiMultiradio10BTSSystemModuledeliverycontents

No.

Itemname

Itemcode

Quantity

FSMFSystemModulewithcasing

472181A

DCterminalIPboot

085415A

ESDwriststrap

6706632

M5X8TXscrew

6150279

Cabletie

6401084

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SeeFigure103:FlexiMultiradio10BTSSystemModuledeliverycontentsformore
informationonthedeliverycontents.
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5
2
6

12.2 ContentsofthePowerDistributionsub-module
(FPFD)delivery
ThePowerDistributionsub-module(FPFD)deliverycontentsarelistedinTable7:Power
Distributionsub-module(FPFD)deliverycontents:

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Table7

PowerDistributionsub-module(FPFD)deliverycontents

No.

Itemname

Itemcode

Quantity

FPFDPowerDistributionsub-module

472301A

M5X12TXscrew

985204

FCT-FPFConnectionCard

6150283

Cableconnectorseal

826174

SeeFigure104:PowerDistributionsub-module(FPFD)deliverycontentsformore
informationonthedeliverycontents.
Figure104

PowerDistributionsub-module(FPFD)deliverycontents

3
4

12.3 ContentsoftheCapacityExtensionsub-module
(FBBA)delivery
TheCapacityExtensionsub-module(FBBA)deliverycontentsarelistedinTable8:
CapacityExtensionsub-module(FBBA)deliverycontents:
Table8

CapacityExtensionsub-module(FBBA)deliverycontents

No.

Itemname

Itemcode

Quantity

FBBACapacityExtensionsub-module

472182A

QSFPcable

995298

Powercable

995297

SeeFigure105:CapacityExtensionsub-module(FBBA)deliverycontentsformore
informationonthedeliverycontents.

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12.4 ContentsoftheTransmissionsub-module(FTIF)
delivery
Thedeliverycomprisesthefollowingitems:

FTIFtransmissionsub-modulewitheightrubberplugs
4xM5screw
1xFCM-FTMconnectorcard
leafletwithSFP-relatedinformation

Figure106

FTIFdeliverycontents

12.5 ContentsoftheFlexiPoleKit(FPKC)delivery
TheFlexipolekit(FPKC)isdesignedforpolesbetween60mm(2.4in.)and300mm
(4.7in.).

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TheFlexipolekit(FPKC)deliverycontent

Description

Productcode Quantity

FlexiPoleKit(FPKC):

472821A

FPKCBracket

FMFARodentBlockPlate

StudGroundingPressStud(ESD)

M8x30hexagonalscrewswith
nuts

M10x315hexagonalscrews

M5x12screws

M8x20hexagonalscrews

Figure107:Flexipolekit(FPKC)showstheFPKC.
Figure107

Flexipolekit(FPKC)

12.6 ContentsoftheFlexiPoleMountingKit(FPKA)
delivery
TheFlexipolemountingkit(FPKA)isdesignedforpolesbetween60mm(2.4in.)and
120mm(4.7in.).

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TheFlexipolemountingkit(FPKA)deliverycontent

Description

Productcode Quantity

FlexiPoleMountingKit(FPKA):

471649A

Aluminiumcastings

Assemblingbolts

Modulefixingscrews

Boltrestrainer

Figure108:Flexipolemountingkit(FPKA)showstheFPKAanditsdeliverycontents.
Figure108

Flexipolemountingkit(FPKA)
Bolt

Boltrestrainer

Bolt

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