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INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120

RD-2120
WCDMA BAND ADJUSTABLE
REPEATER
INSTALLATION GUIDE

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Comba Telecom Ltd.

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CONTENTS ...........................................................................................................................2 
INDEX TO FIGURES AND TABLES .....................................................................................4 
HISTORY ...............................................................................................................................5 
GLOSSARY OF TERMS........................................................................................................6 
SAFETY NOTICES AND ADMONISHMENTS ......................................................................7 

GENERAL INFORMATION....................................................................................................8 


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EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION ................................................................................................9 
RD-2120 FUNCTIONAL BLOCK DIAGRAM .........................................................................9 
EQUIPMENT LAYOUT ........................................................................................................10 
EQUIPMENT CONSTITUTION ...........................................................................................10 


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INSTALLATION ...................................................................................................................12 
WARNINGS AND ALERTS..................................................................................................12 
SITE PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS ................................................................................13 
INSTALLATION CHECKLIST ..............................................................................................14 
INSTALLATION PROCEDURES .........................................................................................15 
GOODS INWARDS INSPECTION ......................................................................................15 
INSTALLATION TOOLS ......................................................................................................15 
MOUNTING RACK ..............................................................................................................15 
WALL MOUNTING DETAILS ..............................................................................................16 
DRIP-LOOP .........................................................................................................................16 
EQUIPMENT CONNECTORS .............................................................................................17 
EQUIPMENT CONNECTIONS ............................................................................................17 
GROUNDING CONNECTION .............................................................................................17 
SERVICE VOLTAGE CONNECTION ..................................................................................18 
LI-ION BATTERY CONNECTION .......................................................................................18 
RF CABLE CONNECTION ..................................................................................................18 
PHYSICAL CONNECTION TO OMT PC .............................................................................19 
WIRELESS MODEM ANTENNA CONNECTION ................................................................19 
EXT_ALM CONNECTION ...................................................................................................19 
WIRELESS MODEM CONNECTION ..................................................................................19 


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COMMISSIONING ...............................................................................................................21 
PRE-COMMISSIONING ......................................................................................................21 
MCU LED INDICATORS......................................................................................................21 


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OMT .....................................................................................................................................22 
LOCAL AND REMOTE CONNECTIONS TO OMT .............................................................22 
LOCAL CONNECTION TO OMT .........................................................................................22 
REMOTE CONNECTION TO OMT .....................................................................................23 
OMT CONFIGURATION ......................................................................................................23 
RF PARAMETER .................................................................................................................24 
SWITCH ...............................................................................................................................24 
CHANNEL NO. ....................................................................................................................24 
ATT ......................................................................................................................................25 
ALARM THRESHOLD .........................................................................................................25 
ALARM INFORMATION ......................................................................................................25 
PROPERTIES INFO. ...........................................................................................................27 
EQUIPMENT ID ...................................................................................................................27 

MAINTENANCE ...................................................................................................................28 

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APPENDICES ......................................................................................................................29 
APPENDIX A: TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR INSTALLATION.......................................29 
APPENDIX B: SERVICING POLICY AND RETURN OF EQUIPMENT ..............................30 
APPENDIX C: RMA (RETURN MATERIAL AUTHORIZATION) FORM .............................31 

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......................................................................................................................................................................................... 19  Figure 8: Wireless Modem .................. 26  Figure 21: Equipment ID ........................................................................................................... 19  Table 4: LED Description .................................................................................................................................................... 26  Figure 19: External Alarm ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 19  Table 3: Voltage Applied to EXT Alarm Pin......................................................... 24  Figure 15: Frequency Calculator ........................................................................ 25  Figure 17: Alarm Threshold ........... 21  RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. ......................... Side and Bottom Views of Enclosure ............................................................. 22  Figure 11: Remote Connection .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 23  Figure 12: OMT Main Window.........................................................................................................................................INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 0............................................................................ 10  Figure 4: Mounting Rack Dimension ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 25  Figure 18: Master Alarm ........ 27  Table 1: RD-2120 Connectors..................................... 23  Figure 13: Switch ................................................................................................................... 26  Figure 20: Fan Alarm ..refer to title page Page 4 .............................. 20  Figure 9: Connection Type .....3 INDEX TO FIGURES AND TABLES Figure 1: Front...................... 9  Figure 3: Layout of Equipped Product ............................................................................ 15 Figure 6: Equipment Connectors........................... 17  Figure 7: Pins Allocation for 7-pin EXT-ALM Connector .................................................................................................................................... 15 Figure 5: Mounting Overview ....................................................................... 24  Figure 16: ATT................................................................................. 24  Figure 14: Channel No............................................................................................................................................. 22  Figure 10: Serial Port Configuration ....................................................................................................................................................................... 17  Table 2: External Alarm Signal Definition ........................................................................... 8  Figure 2: Functional Diagram ...................................................................................................

INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 0. RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . ENU Details Of Change 1 1-0-0 Document first created and released in Feb 2011.refer to title page Page 5 .4 HISTORY Change No.

INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 0.5 GLOSSARY OF TERMS Abbreviation ALC ATT BTS dB dBm DL DT DPX FS Hz ID LNA MCU MHz MT MTBF NF OMC OMT PLL PSU RF SMA SMS UL VAC VDC VSWR WCDMA RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Definition Automatic Level Control Attenuator Base Transceiver Station Decibel Decibels relative to 1 milliwatt Downlink Donor Terminal Duplexer Frequency Selection Hertz Identification Low Noise Amplifier Main Control Unit Megahertz Mobile Terminal Mean Time Between Failures Noise Figure Operation & Maintenance Center Operation & Maintenance Terminal Phase Locked Loop Power Supply Unit Radio Frequency Sub-Miniature A Connector Short Message Service Uplink Volts Alternating Current Volts Direct Current Voltage Standing Wave Ratio Wideband-Code Division Multiple Access Copyright .refer to title page Page 6 .

authorised personnel. Caution notices may also be used in the handbook to draw attention to matters that do not constitute a risk of causing damage to the equipment but where there is a possibility of seriously impairing its performance. by mishandling or gross maladjustment. personnel must comply with any safety notices and instructions. These notices contain additional information on the nature of the hazard and may also specify precautions. Warnings and Cautions within the main text do not incorporate labels and may be in shortened form. Examples of use are cases of high voltage. adjustment. point of high temperature. toxic substances. laser emission. In the interests of conformity with the territory standards for the country concerned. Specific hazards are indicated by symbol labels on or near the affected parts of the equipment. An informative text label may accompany the symbol label. The labels that conform to international standards are triangular in shape. End of section RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . Any installation. maintenance and repair of the equipment must only be carried out by trained. etc. the equivalent territorial admonishments are also shown. e. At all times.g. and are coloured black on a yellow background.6 SAFETY NOTICES AND ADMONISHMENTS This document contains safety notices in accordance with appropriate standards. Warning Notices: These draw the attention of personnel to hazards that may cause death or injury to the operator or others. Alert Notice: These draw the attention of personnel to hazards that may cause damage to the equipment.refer to title page Page 7 . Hazard labeling is supplemented by safety notices in the appropriate equipment manual.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 0. An example of use is the case of static electricity hazard.

OMC is available for remote operation and maintenance.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 1 GENERAL INFORMATION The RD-2120 band adjustable repeater is designed for operation in the WCDMA band. Remote configuration and surveillance is possible through Comba’s remote control and monitoring system. The RD-2120 comes in a sealed. Side and Bottom Views of Enclosure End of section RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . damp-proof and omni-sealed (IP65). (Optional) Designed for all outdoor installation . via PC or wireless modem to the OMC.refer to title page Page 8 . monitoring and control.waterproof. Typical units with adjustable bandwidth are programmed to specific requirements of the network. Internal Li-ion battery backup ensures alarm signals are sent out in the event of power failure. Band specific linear amplifier and filtering effectively amplifies the desired Nodeb carrier and provides superior out-ofband rejection. suitable for all weather conditions. 430 • • • • • 300 MODEM ANT 200-240V~ 50Hz/60Hz DT 152 EXT_ALM FAN MT Figure 1: Front. Internal backup battery keeps the alarm unit running for up to three hours in the event of power failure. 3GPP conpliant. well-ventilated cast aluminum enclosure. Main Features: RD-2120 is a high quality repeater with the following features: Integrated wireless modem for remote configuration.

The duplexer permits combining with the uplink signals to share a single service antenna.1 RD-2120 FUNCTIONAL BLOCK DIAGRAM DL Frequency Selective Module LNA1 PA1 Mobile Ant Donor Ant DT MT Mobile BTS PA2 OMT Computer with Data card Alarm Indicator UL Frequency Selective Module Main Control Unit LNA2 Power Supply Li-ion BATT Modem Wireless Modem OMC OMT External Power Figure 2: Functional Diagram In the downlink. RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . The power amplifiers (PA) can amplify all carriers within the passband to the maximum output power permitted. followed by band selection using the Frequency Selection (FS) modules.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 2 EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION 2. the mobile signals are received by the service antenna. After the duplexer. FS and PA modules before duplexing with the downlink signals. the BTS signals are received by donor antenna of the equipment. the signals are sent to the LNA. The uplink signals are sent to the donor antenna for transmission back to the BTS. In the uplink. the signals are sent to the LNA module for pre-amplification. After the duplexer.refer to title page Page 9 .

One LNA is integrated in each DPX. Surge Arrestor: The AC Mains surge arrestor is mounted next to the PSU and has three connections: VAC Live. RS232 port for local control. It provides connectivity to function modules. On the top of each surge arrestor is a little window with a coloured RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright .refer to title page Page 10 . Power Supply Unit (PSU): The PSU converts the input voltage into a stable DC to provide power for the internal functional modules and to charge the internal Li-ion battery. Integrated RF Module: The integrated RF module is preamplified the UL/DL signals. MCU.2 EQUIPMENT LAYOUT Below is the example internal layout of RD2120. Neutral and Ground.3 EQUIPMENT CONSTITUTION The RD-2120 consists of the following modules: Duplexer (DPX): The DPX is located towards the DT and MT terminals and permits the uplink and downlink signals to share a common antenna. This provides protection to the PSU. Distribution Board: The distribution board serves as a distributor for power and internal communication within the equipment. PSU Surge Arrestor Li-ion Battery MCU MODEM Integrated RF Module Duplexer Figure 3: Layout of Equipped Product 2. LED indicators provide the operation status of the MCU. Li-ion Battery: The Li-ion battery pack is enclosed within a plastic cover and provides back-up supply to the MCU to send out alarm signals in the event of mains failure.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 2. It is assumed that the antenna system will have ample lightning protection. Main Control Unit (MCU): The MCU is used to monitor and control the operation of the equipment. It also provides the communication interface for remote control and indication.

there is an indicator LED to show the modem status. Note: When the equipment is DC powered. ‘Green’ indicates protection is available. the surge arrestor has to be replaced.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 indicator. the colour will turn to ‘Black’. When this occurs. On the wireless modem. It has connections for RF. no surge arrestor is required. End of section RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . data and power. and in the event of a fault.refer to title page Page 11 . and for alarm transmission from the repeater back to the OMC. The wireless modem is used for remote control and monitors. Wireless Modem: The wireless modem is mounted adjacent to the MCU.

lowering. carrying.1 WARNINGS AND ALERTS Radio Frequency Energies There may be situations.refer to title page Page 12 . pulling. Transport. corrosive or dirty conditions. In such cases. Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Observe standard precautions for handling ESD-sensitive devices. restrictive measures or actions may be necessary to ensure the safe use of RF energy. free from danger. RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . store. where recommended limits for safe exposure of human beings to RF energy could be exceeded. such as pulling a lever. Handling Precautions This covers a range of activities including lifting. as far as reasonably. particularly for workplace environments near high-powered RF sources. Any work activity on or near equipment involving installation. Where some of the abovementioned activities are required. It also covers activities that require the use of force or effort. flammable or explosive atmospheres. the system must be suitably installed to prevent danger. wet. or operating power tools.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 3 INSTALLATION 3. Where there is a risk of damage to electrical systems involving adverse weather. Ensure the use of a grounded wrist strap or equivalent while working with ESD-sensitive devices. Assume that all solid-state electronic devices are ESD-sensitive. Protective Earthing Equipment provided for the purpose of protecting individuals from electrical risk must be suitable for the purpose and properly maintained and used. and handle ESD-sensitive devices in static-safe environments. the equipment must be handled with care to avoid being damaged. extreme temperatures. High Voltage The equipment has been designed and constructed to prevent. moving. as far as reasonably. holding or restraining an object. pushing. operation or maintenance must be. practicable danger. animal or person from the equipment.

Depending on the product variant.2 SITE PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS Site Considerations Outdoor equipment are designed to be waterproof.g. The equipment must not be opened for installation or maintenance in bad weather (e. a proper mounting location must be selected to minimize interference from electromagnetic sources such as large electrical equipment. gale. Provide additional shelter if necessary. Where applicable. a variety of types of cables are required. Environmental Humidity has an adverse effect on the reliability of the equipment. Direct sun light exposure to the equipment should be avoided. It is recommended to install the equipment in locations having stable temperature and unrestricted air-flow. storm rainfall. extreme temperatures and high humidity).refer to title page Page 13 . In order to avoid electromagnetic interference. The installation location for the product should be well ventilated. and with snow protection. RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . Cable Routing Depending on equipment configuration. Installation Location Mounting surface shall be capable of supporting the weight of the equipment. Grounding Requirement Verify that the equipment has been well grounded. take necessary handling precautions to avoid potential physical injury to the installation personnel and the equipment. This includes antennas and all cables connected to the system.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 3. Ensure lightning protection for the antennas is properly grounded. it is recommended that the PSU operates on a dedicated circuit breaker or fused circuit. Temporary protection should be taken when the equipment enclosure is opened for installation or maintenance in an outdoor environment. The equipment has been designed to operate at the temperature range and humidity level as stated in the product specifications in the datasheet. Manual Handling During transportation and installation. rainproof. Powering The power supply unit (PSU) provides power to all modules within the equipment. ensure cables are properly routed and secured so that they are not damaged.

• Service antenna should be selected based on the type of service area. • Ensure equipment will be operated within the stated environment (refer to datasheet) • Observe handling of all cables to prevent damage. • Ensure a power source is within reach of the power cord and the power source has sufficient capacity (about 10A for 220/110VAC.g. indoor antenna for indoor application.. and panel antenna for outdoor application. The UL gain is typically set lower than or equal to the DL gain to minimize noise interference to the donor BTS. RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . • Ensure VSWR of antennas system < 1.1 INSTALLATION CHECKLIST • Working space available for installation and maintenance for each mounting arrangement. • Reduce signal loss in feeder cable by minimizing the length and number of RF connections.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 3. This allows the use of minimum gain to achieve the maximum DL output power. • Donor antenna should have a narrow beamwidth positioned in line-of-sight (LOS) to donor BTS site so that the donor signal level is maximized. 20A for +24VDC. • Do not locate the equipment near large transformers or motors that may cause electromagnetic interference. e.5:1. 10A for -48VDC).refer to title page Page 14 . Ensure unrestricted airflow.2. • Ensure earthing point is within reach of the ground wire. • Where appropriate. ensure unused RF connectors are terminated.

a shipping agent should be present before unpacking and inspecting the contents because damage caused during transit is the responsibility of the agent.3. contact Comba.3 INSTALLATION PROCEDURES 3. 3.2 INSTALLATION TOOLS Refer to Appendix A for a full list of recommended tools required for installation. If any items are missing. Open and check each package against the packing list.3. Shown below is the diagram of the mounting rack.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 3. contact the shipping agent.3 MOUNTING RACK The mounting rack is used for mounting the equipment to either a wall or on a pole.3. 307 270 Figure 4: Mounting Rack Dimension RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . If damage is discovered at the time of installation.1 GOODS INWARDS INSPECTION • • • • Verify the number of packages received against the packing list. Check all packages for external damage and report any external damage to the shipping courier. 3. The round holes are used for masonry bolts. Do not remove items from antistatic packing until ready for installation.refer to title page Page 15 . and square holes for carriage bolts. If damage occurs.

5 DRIP-LOOP Comba recommends that every horizontal cable entry to the equipment forms a 'U' before its entry to the equipment. and then lower the whole enclosure to make sure that the bolts are fastened into the narrow slots of the mounting brackets.4 WALL MOUNTING DETAILS z z z z Drill holes on the wall for masonry bolts according to the dimension between the upper/lower brackets displayed in the figure above.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 3. Masonry Bolt M6X60 Wall Enclosure Enclosure Figure 5: Wall Mounting Overview 3. Insert the masonry bolts to the wall. Water on the cable will drip down at the bottom of the loop and will not accumulate at the equipment connectors. Hook the enclosure onto the masonry bolts.3. Tighten nuts to secure the masonry bolts and enclosure onto the wall.refer to title page Page 16 .3. RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright .

RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . DC -48V.g. AC 110V.refer to title page Page 17 . EXT_ALM 7-pin round connector for external alarm connection. or DC +24V respectively.5. For single phase AC power source. The power cable gland might be identified for AC 220V. Please refer to specific product or contact local sales if any doubt.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 3. 220V). Protective Ground Connection 1 The voltage identification is a variant due to electricity system diversity of global regions. as shown in the following figure: 200-240V~ 50Hz/60Hz MODEM ANT EXT_ALM FAN DT MT Figure 6: Equipment Connectors Identifier Descriptions DT N-Female connector for connection to donor antenna MT N-Female connector for connection to service antenna MODEM ANT SMA connector for connecting the built-in wireless modem to a small omni directional antenna. FAN Power supply for fan. a ground (earth) connection is required. the product must be grounded by connecting the “earth wire” of the power cord to the ground terminal of the AC supply. AC 220V/110V. For operating this product with DC power system (such as rectifiers).5 EQUIPMENT CONNECTIONS 3.1 GROUNDING CONNECTION Ground Connection To ensure safe operation of the product. 200-240V~ 50Hz/60Hz1 This is a power cable gland for a pre-installed power cord for connection to AC or DC supply (e. Table 1: RD-2120 Connectors 3.4 EQUIPMENT CONNECTORS The equipment has been designed for all cable entries from the bottom of the enclosure. the product should not be connected to power systems that switch open the return lead because the return lead could function as the ground (earth) connection for the equipment.

and the other end to a protective ground (i. Please consult and observe the installation guidelines for telecom rectifiers. y The DC power cable for +24V is colour coded. y The DC power cable for -48V is colour coded. DC voltage supply is hard-wired to the rectifier equipment. allow DC current up to 20A and 10A to be drawn when powered with +24V and -48V respectively. DC power connection from telecom rectifier is via a wire with CSA of 2. Such a ground connection implements the “Protective Ground Connection”.3 LI-ION BATTERY CONNECTION Li-ion battery is provided with the product to ensure that power is supplied to the system monitoring unit and MCU. re-connect the in-line connector to activate the back-up supply to the MCU board. With the equipment lying flat. • For AC PSU – The equipment accepts single phase 220VAC power. and the alarm message can be sent out to the OMC effectively in case of mains power failure. 3. The in-line connector of the battery pack is “disconnected” from the PSU during shipment. An internationally acceptable colour code of the ground connection wire is green/yellow.e. For planning purposes.4 RF CABLE CONNECTION The connection of feeder cables is as follows: z z MT port → Connects to the feeder cable from service antenna DT port → Connects to the feeder cable from donor antenna RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . 10A and has three connections to include earth. typically as RED for “+24V” or “Battery” and BLUE for “0V” or “Return“connections.1mm2.5.refer to title page Page 18 . 3. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions. building earth point). and use appropriate crimp connectors where necessary. and must be connected to the equipment at the designated ground point. The power cord has been pre-wired to the PSU and led out via the power cable gland. do not connect the supply before establishing an adequate ground (earth) connection. unlock and open the enclosure door. typically as BLUE for “-48V” or “Battery” and BLACK for “0V” or “Return” connections.5. building earth point). Locate and connect the equipment grounding terminal to a protective ground (i.2 SERVICE VOLTAGE CONNECTION The product accepts AC or DC power depending on the type of PSU installed. During installation.e. In general.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 The enclosure must be grounded securely by connecting a copper wire (CSA 16mm2) to the grounding terminal on the equipment/rack. y The power cord has been pre-wired to the PSU and led out via the power cable gland. The wiring to telecom rectifiers is outside the scope of this document. Locate the battery pack. • For DC PSU – When the equipment is required to be DC powered. 3. Caution: There is a risk of explosion if the battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Construct the ground wire. remove the bolts with an Allen Key.5. Close the enclosure door. The recommended AC connection is rated at AC220V. insert and tighten bolts to complete this procedure.

5 PHYSICAL CONNECTION TO OMT PC The local commissioning and management of the RD-2120 can be achieved by local connection of the equipment to the OMT PC.6 WIRELESS MODEM ANTENNA CONNECTION If remote monitoring is to be used. Alarm 4 Reserved Reserved Table 2: External Alarm Signal Definition These signals are defined as “TTL/CMOS level”. Alarm 3 GND EXT. RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . the following voltage are valid as EXT_ALM signals: Voltage as applied to EXT Alarm pin Alarm Condition as Seen by the RD-2120 0V to 1. ensure the wireless modem antenna is connected to the M-ANT connector. This completes local connection between the OMT PC and the equipment.5.5V Alarm recognized 3. this is a 7-pin round connector. locate the RS-232 port (DB9 connector identified as X29) on the distribution board.5. With the enclosure door opened.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 3. Alarm 1 EXT. The following figure and table shows the pin allocation and definition. Pin numbering are shown looking-into the connector on the enclosure.5.8 WIRELESS MODEM CONNECTION For the equipment variant equipped with wireless modem. Connect this port to the serial port of the PC using the RS-232 cable (labeled ‘R9122C/R-9122AC’) supplied. The power and data cables have been factory-connected to the wireless modem.5V to 5V No Alarm recognized Table 3: Voltage Applied to EXT Alarm Pin 3. 3.7 EXT_ALM CONNECTION Four alarm input to RD-2120 are realized on the EXT_ALM port. for RD-2120. The wireless modem implements the link for data and SMS functions. Alarm 2 EXT.5.refer to title page Page 19 . User only needs to insert the SIM card to the modem. 3. the modem provides the option of remote connection of the equipment via the OMT. 1 3 6 2 4 5 7 Figure 7: Pins Allocation for 7-pin EXT-ALM Connector Pin number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Alarm definition EXT.

If it is required. End of section RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright .INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 To insert or replace the SIM card. Insert the UIM card and push back the carrier until it is latched in place. the operator’s SIM card must be data-enabled (Circuit Switch Data) and without PIN code. in SMS mode LED flash quickly: equipment power on. locate and press down the recessed button (yellow) to eject the SIM card carrier (refer to the following figure). in data link mode Note: Data link mode is dependent on service availability from service operator. Figure 8: Wireless Modem The LED indicator of the wireless modem displays the state of the modem: z z z z LED OFF: equipment power off LED ON: equipment power on. no SIM card or no connection to antenna LED flash slowly: equipment power on.refer to title page Page 20 .

and has to be replaced. Wireless modem status. When ON. current. Refer to detailed LEDs information in the next section. Table 4: LED Description End of section RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . When ON. it indicates alarm condition. With the equipment installed and cables connected. it OFF. Flashing at a rate of 1 flash/sec. MCU operation. apply power to it by switching on the PSU switch. Check grounding connection and verify that the ground resistance is less than 5Ω. it indicates faulty wireless modem and no communication will take place. including grounding wire and RF cable.2 MCU LED INDICATORS Three diagnostic LEDs are located on the MCU board. During normal operation. Ensure that the power cable is correctly and securely connected. Warning LED. Monitor the initialization of the equipment through the indicator LEDs on the MCU.1 PRE-COMMISSIONING After equipment installation.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 4 COMMISSIONING 4. it is OFF. Any other flashing rate indicates MCU is faulty. 4. after that. Double check all connections before applying power. each indicating the status of a particular function: Identifier Boot RUN Colour Green Green MODEM Red ALARM Red Indication Initiation indicator. Connect the equipment to the PC installed with OMT software. Flash once while initiating.refer to title page Page 21 . perform the following steps before equipment powering and commissioning. • • • • • Visually inspect the power connection within the equipment. and power levels do not violate any ratings. Do not manipulate circuits or make changes with power applied. Verify the incoming power source voltage.

Figure 10: Serial Port Configuration RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright .refer to title page Page 22 . the following window will pop up and select [Local connection via RS-232] for local connection. This chapter is to introduce how to apply local and remote connection to OMT for the first installation. remote connection to the equipment via wireless GSM / CDMA network. for the detailed OMT information. z z OMT software running on a local PC with serial connection to the equipment.1 LOCAL CONNECTION TO OMT After database configuration is done successfully. OMC (optional) software with remote connection to the equipment over wireless GSM / CDMA network. Double click the OMT explorer icon. the OMT Explorer main screen window will appear. 5. connection to the equipment can be done locally or remotely.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 5 OMT The equipment can be monitored and controlled by OMT software running on a local PC with local commissioning cable. Figure 9: Connection Type Select the desired communication port and click “OK”. Notice: The OMC software with remote connection to the equipment over wireless GSM / CDMA network is optional for customers. please refer to OMT user manual and other references. 5. it will enter into the main window of OMT.1 LOCAL AND REMOTE CONNECTIONS TO OMT After installing OMT software on the PC.1.

1.2 REMOTE CONNECTION TO OMT If remote connection is needed. RF Information. 5.refer to title page Page 23 . Alarm Information. users can select [Remote connection via modem] in connection type window. to connect the equipment to the OMT. it will be connected remotely. Figure 11: Remote Connection Config: Enter the correct phone number (Users don't have to enter the password) and click “connect”. and Properties Information. Users can configure the parameters.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 5. and then offset the parameters according to desired coverage level and interference to other BTS signals. Notice: Please enable the SIM card to support Circuit Switch Data. click the “Connect” button on the toolbar. Successful connection will be indicated by a message “Online Ok” and equipment parameters can be read and/or set. Select desired serial port and click “OK” in [Serial Port Configuration] window to go to OMT main window and start modem initialization. OMT parameters include: Common Information. Click “connect” and the [Remote Connection] window will show up. Figure 12: OMT Main Window RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright .2 OMT CONFIGURATION After entering the OMT main screen.

Channel No. the [Frequency Calculator] dialogue window seen as below will popup. and High Edge Channel No. This function makes it easier for user to configure. When user checks and sets non-RF parameters. insert the desired channel number.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 5.3. The value in [MaxValue] column is the upper limit of the range. then press [Enter] or [Config] button to finish the configuration operation. switching off will disable equipment power temporarily to protect PA in operation. Figure 14: Channel No. while the value in [MinValue] column is the lower limit of the range.1 SWITCH Switch is to enable/disable power for internal modules. Figure 15: Frequency Calculator RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright .refer to title page Page 24 . Figure 13: Switch Config: Select the required state in setting columns of RF information window for RF switch. 5.3 RF PARAMETER It is recommended to configure the following RF parameters for the first installation.3. includes Low Edge Channel No. Then the corresponding frequency will turn up automatically.2 CHANNEL NO. There are two methods to insert the channel number: z Insert the desired channel number (within the setting range) into the [Setting] column directly z Right click the [Setting] column. Config: Enter the required value in setting columns and click [Config] button to finish the configuration operation. such as checking physical antenna connection. 5.

External Alarm and Fan Alarm. [Alarm Parameter Information] window will appear in the right side. and press [Enter] or [Config] button to finish the configuration operation. The picture below shows the master alarm information. RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . Click any tree node in [Alarm Info] group. Users can set alarm threshold according to the specific situation. 5. 5. the appropriate alarm will be generated. Alarm parameters include Master Alarm. Temperature threshold and VSWR threshold. and press [Enter] or [Config] button to finish the configuration operation. Figure 16: ATT Config: Select the required value in setting columns of RF information window for ATT.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 5. Figure 17: Alarm Threshold Config: Enter the required value in setting columns of RF information window for Alarm threshold.5 ALARM INFORMATION Alarm information operation is to select alarm parameters for monitoring.3. The purpose of adjusting the ATT is to adjust system gain.3 ATT ATT adjustment includes UL/DL ATT adjustment. If the measured value is lower than the threshold lower limit or more than the threshold upper limit.4 ALARM THRESHOLD Alarm Threshold includes Power threshold.3.3.refer to title page Page 25 .

On the OMT/OMC window.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 Figure 18: Master Alarm Figure 19: External Alarm Figure 20: Fan Alarm Config: Tick the check box of [Item select] and [Enable] of the desired parameters and click [config] button to finish configuration operation. Notice: [Enable] box is to enable the alarm monitoring for system. RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . the alarms can be monitored by the OMT/OMC. LED H2 turns RED. [Alarm Status] indicator keeps GREEN if no alarm and turns RED if an alarm is generated. On the MCU. while it is OFF when normal working.refer to title page Page 26 . if any alarm is generated and this alarm is also enabled in [Enable] box. Only if users enable the alarm by ticking the [Enable] box.

It is the unique identification of each Master/ Slave Unit and is a hexadecimal string of two characters in the range of [00~FF].INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 5. the Site Sub ID for Master Unit is 00.1 EQUIPMENT ID Equipment ID is to be configured after local commission has been completed. It is a hexadecimal string of eight characters in the range of [00000000~FFFFFFFF]. and Site Sub ID. 5. and the Site Sub ID for each Slave Unit is represented in the range of [01~FE] in ascending order.refer to title page Page 27 . 00000000 Site Sub ID is used for Master-Slave System. which includes Site ID.4. Slave Site ID: 01 End of section RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . Item Site ID Site Sub ID Description Site ID is the unique equipment identification.g. e. Figure 21: Equipment ID See the table below for configuration details of each parameter. Master Site ID: 00. For Master-Slave system. the Site Sub ID should be FF. e.4 PROPERTIES INFO. For the system located with single equipment.g.

Deeply discharged battery should be returned to the Factory for replacement. The recommended tasks include: • • • • • • • • • Measurement of the return loss of the feeder system.refer to title page Page 28 .INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 6 MAINTENANCE The system is designed for trouble-free operation and generally does not need maintenance. The equipment operation status can be observed remotely through the OMT/OMC. Check the PSU output voltage. Verify that the actual coverage has not degraded. Verify that lightning and grounding protection is in good condition. replacement of Li-ion battery is recommended. power cords and facilities located indoor. output noise level. verify their state. such as receive signal level. from OMC or OMT. If the battery voltage drops under 16V within one hour. Check the controlling and monitoring function. Ensure the labels are clear and legible. Maintenance activities should only be carried out by trained personnel. Inspect and record operation status and parameters. Periodic inspection of the equipment(s) is recommended. Ensure the reliable connection of cables. End of section RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . DL output power of the equipment. For Li-ion battery.

INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 7 APPENDICES 7. Bird 5000) RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright .refer to title page Page 29 .5) Side cutter RF power meter (e.g.1 APPENDIX A: TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR INSTALLATION The following are the recommended list of tools for new installation and routine maintenance: Description Slotted screwdriver Philips screwdriver Electrically operated drill and masonry drill bit for ∅9 hole Anti-static wrist strap Ring Spanner (open end: 12~20mm) Allen key (M5.

Tel: +971 0 4 433 5320 Fax: +971 0 4 422 6774 US Office Address: Comba Telecom Inc. No. San Jose.E. Guangzhou Science City. 04571-090 Brooklin Novo. Shenzhou Road. Hong Kong Science Park. São Paulo. A sample RMA form is provided in Appendix.167 51 Bromma. Huaykwang. cj 122. Tai Po. Bangkok 10320.10. prompt after sales service to be provided for the diagnosis. Brazil Tel: +55 11 35093700 Fax: +55 11 35093720 Dubai Office Address: P. India Tel: + 91 11 4173 9997 / 8 Fax: + 91 11 4173 9996 Sweden Office Address: Gustavslundsvagen 147. 2. CA 95131. 2390 Bering Drive. USA Tel: +1 408 526 0180 Fax: +1 408 526 0181 China Office Address: No.INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 7. Hong Kong. Guangzhou. New Delhi – 110 048. Greater Kailash – I. S. DUBAI. Stockholm. #02-10 Techview. Items to be sent for repair should be packaged so as to provide both electrostatic and physical protection and a Repair Material Authorization (RMA) should be completed giving the required information. This request must be included with the item for repair. repair and return of any faulty equipment. U. It is. 1 Kaki Bukit View. Sweden Tel: +46 8 25 38 70 Fax: +46 8 25 38 71 Brazil Office Address: Avenida Engenheiro Luiz Carlos Berrini 1297. E-172. please comply with the following requirements. Items for repair should be sent to the nearest Comba office: COMBA TELECOM LTD. Tel: +852 2636 6861 Fax: +852 2637 0966 Singapore Office Address: No. Box 450583.O. therefore. the policy of Comba whereby faulty units or modules are returned to the local agent for repair. TSH House. Singapore 415941 Tel: + 65 6345 4908 Fax: + 65 6345 1186 Thailand Office Address: 240/34 Ayothaya Tower 18th Floor. China Tel: + 86 20 2839 0000 Fax: + 86 20 2839 0136 RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright . Ratchadapisek Road.refer to title page Page 30 . Hong Kong Office Address: 611 East Wing. Thailand Tel: +66 2274 1618-9 Fax: +66 2274 1620 India Office Address: Suite No.2 APPENDIX B: SERVICING POLICY AND RETURN OF EQUIPMENT The repair of individual units and modules of this equipment is not considered practicable without factory facilities.A. 8 Science Park West Avenue. To enable an efficient.

3 APPENDIX C: RMA (RETURN MATERIAL AUTHORIZATION) FORM End of section End of Document RD-2120 QI ENU Status : 1-0-0 Copyright .INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR RD-2120 7.refer to title page Page 31 .