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Overview
This document provides reference information for deploying AAU3940s (shortened to
AAUs). Such information includes the AAU exterior, ports and indicators on an AAU, logical
structure, engineering specifications, and cable types.
The exteriors of components or cables in this document are for reference only. The actual
exteriors may be different.

Product Version
The following table lists the product versions related to this document.
Product Name

Solution Version

Product Version

DBS3900

l SRAN9.0 and later


versions

V100R009C00 and later


versions

l RAN16.0 and later


versions
l eRAN7.0 and later
versions

Intended Audience
l

System personnel

Installation engineers

Maintenance engineers

Organization
1 Changes in AAU3940 Hardware Description
This chapter describes the changes in AAU3940 Hardware Description.
2 AAU Introduction
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An AAU3940 is a wideband FDD RF module that integrates the antenna and RF module. An
AAU3940 supports the LTE only (LO) mode when operating in 1.8 GHz and supports the
UMTS and LTE modes when operating in 2.1 GHz.
3 Optical Module
An optical module transmits optical signals between an optical port and a fiber optic cable.
4 AAU Cables
This section describes AAU cables.

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Contents
About This Document.....................................................................................................................ii
1 Changes in AAU3940 Hardware Description.......................................................................... 1
2 AAU Introduction..........................................................................................................................3
2.1 Exterior........................................................................................................................................................................... 4
2.2 Ports and Indicators........................................................................................................................................................ 4
2.3 Logical Structure............................................................................................................................................................ 7
2.4 Engineering Specifications............................................................................................................................................. 8

3 Optical Module............................................................................................................................ 10
4 AAU Cables.................................................................................................................................. 12
4.1 Cable List......................................................................................................................................................................13
4.2 PGND Cable and Equipotential Cable for an AAU..................................................................................................... 14
4.3 AAU Power Cables...................................................................................................................................................... 15
4.4 CPRI Fiber Optic Cables.............................................................................................................................................. 17

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Changes in AAU3940 Hardware


Description

This chapter describes the changes in AAU3940 Hardware Description.

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This is the third commercial release.
Compared with issue 02 (2015-05-30), no information is added to or deleted from this issue.
Compared with issue 02 (2015-05-30), this issue includes the following changes.
Topic

Change Description

2.2 Ports and Indicators

Added the power cable connectors of the


DC AAU.

2.4 Engineering Specifications

Added the input power specifications of the


DC AAU.

4.1 Cable List

Added DC AAU cables.

4.3 AAU Power Cables

Added DC AAU power cables.

02 (2015-05-30)
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Compared with issue 01 (2015-01-15), no information is added to or deleted from this issue.
Compared with issue 01 (2015-01-15), this issue includes the following changes.

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2.4 Engineering Specifications

Added the 110V AC dual-phase input power


specification.

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Change Description

4.3 AAU Power Cables

Added the 110V AC dual-phase power


cable.

01 (2015-01-15)
This is the first commercial release.
Compared with issue Draft A (2014-10-30), no information is added to or deleted from this
issue.
Compared with issue Draft A (2014-10-30), this issue includes the following changes.
Topic

Change Description

Entire document

Some figure updates caused by the structure


modification of the AAU.

Draft A (2014-10-30)
This is a draft.

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AAU Introduction

About This Chapter


An AAU3940 is a wideband FDD RF module that integrates the antenna and RF module. An
AAU3940 supports the LTE only (LO) mode when operating in 1.8 GHz and supports the
UMTS and LTE modes when operating in 2.1 GHz.
2.1 Exterior
This section describes the AAU exterior.
2.2 Ports and Indicators
This section describes the ports and indicators on an AAU.
2.3 Logical Structure
An AAU integrates the antenna and RF unit, and its main functional modules include an
antenna unit (AU), radio units (RUs), and a power module.
2.4 Engineering Specifications
This section describes AAU engineering specifications, including input power specifications,
equipment specifications, and surge protection specifications.

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2.1 Exterior
This section describes the AAU exterior.
The following figure shows the AAU exterior.
Figure 2-1 AAU exterior

2.2 Ports and Indicators


This section describes the ports and indicators on an AAU.
The following figure shows the ports and indicators on an AAU. Table 2-1 and Table 2-2
describe the ports and indicators, respectively.

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Figure 2-2 Ports and indicators on an AAU

Ports
The following table describes the ports on an AAU.
Table 2-1 Ports on an AAU
No.

Silkscreen

Connector

Description

CPRI1

DLC
connector

Optical port 1 with a maximum data rate of


9.8 Gbit/s for connecting a BBU

CPRI0

DLC
connector

Optical port 0 with a maximum data rate of


9.8 Gbit/s for connecting a BBU

POWER-IN

l AC AAU:
tool-less
female
connector
(pressfit
type)

Power input port for connecting power


equipment

l DC AAU:
EPC4
connector

Indicators
The following table describes the indicators on an AAU.
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Table 2-2 Indicators on an AAU


No
.

Sil
ksc
ree
n

Colo
r

Status

Description

RU
N

Gree
n

Steady on

There is power supply, but the module is faulty.

Steady off

There is no power supply, or the module is faulty.

Blinking (on for


1s and off for 1s)

The module is functioning properly.

Blinking (on for


0.125s and off for
0.125s)

Software is being loaded to the module, or the


module is not started.

Steady on

Alarms are generated, and the module must be


replaced.

Blinking (on for


1s and off for 1s)

Alarms are generated. The alarms may be caused


by faults on related boards or ports. Therefore,
locate the fault before deciding whether to
replace the module.

Steady off

No alarm is reported.

Steady on

The module is functioning properly with TX


channels enabled or the software is being loaded
with the module not running.

Blinking (on for


1s and off for 1s)

The module is functioning properly with TX


channels disabled.

Steady green

The CPRI link is functioning properly.

Steady red

An optical module fails to receive signals


because the optical module may be faulty or the
fiber optic cable may be broken.

Blinking red (on


for 1s and off for
1s)

The CPRI link is out of lock because clock


locking between two modes may fail or the data
rates of optical modules do not match those of
CPRI ports.

Steady off

The SFP module cannot be detected, or the


optical module is powered off.

Steady green

The CPRI link is functioning properly.

Steady red

An optical module fails to receive signals


because the optical module may be faulty or the
fiber optic cable may be broken.

AL
M

AC
T

CP
RI0

CP
RI1

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Gree
n

Red
or
green

Red
or
green

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No
.

Sil
ksc
ree
n

Colo
r

Status

Description

Blinking red (on


for 1s and off for
1s)

The CPRI link is out of lock because clock


locking between two modes may fail or the data
rates of optical modules do not match those of
CPRI ports.

Steady off

The SFP module cannot be detected, or the


optical module is powered off.

2.3 Logical Structure


An AAU integrates the antenna and RF unit, and its main functional modules include an
antenna unit (AU), radio units (RUs), and a power module.
The following figure shows the logical structure of an AAU.
Figure 2-3 Logical structure of an AAU

An AAU performs the following functions:


l

Receives downlink baseband data from the BBU and sends uplink baseband data to the
BBU.

On the RX channel, receives RF signals through feeders, down-converts the RF signals


into IF signals, amplifies them, and performs analog-to-digital conversion (ADC). On the
TX channel, filters signals, performs digital-to-analog conversion (DAC), and upconverts the RF signals to the TX band.

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Multiplexes RX and TX signals on the RF channel, which enables these signals to share
the same antenna path. It also filters the RX and TX signals.

The following table describes functional modules of an AAU.


Table 2-3 Functional modules of an AAU
Functional
Module

Function

AU

An AU functions as an antenna and a remote electrical tilt (RET).


An AU has a built-in remote control unit (RCU) that receives control
signals from the base station and drives the stepper motor. The stepper
motor drives the adjustable phase shifter in the AU through a gear to
adjust downtilts of the AU, thereby achieving the RET function.

RU

An RU is a radio frequency unit, and it performs the following functions:


l Receives downlink baseband data from the BBU and sends uplink
baseband data to the BBU.
l Receives RF signals from the antenna system, down-converts the
received signals to IF signals, amplifies the IF signals, and performs
ADC. The TX channel filters downlink signals, performs DAC, and
up-converts RF signals to the TX band.
l Multiplexes RX and TX signals on the RF channel, which enables
these signals to share the same antenna path. It also filters the RX and
TX signals.

Power module

A power module provides power for the AU and RU.

2.4 Engineering Specifications


This section describes AAU engineering specifications, including input power specifications,
equipment specifications, and surge protection specifications.

Input Power Specifications


The following table lists the input power specifications of an AAU.
Table 2-4 Input power specifications
Item

Specifications

Input
power
(AC)

220 V AC; voltage range: 176 V AC to 290 V AC

Input
power
(DC)

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110 V AC dual-live-wire; voltage range: 90 V/180 V AC to 135 V/270 V AC


-48 V DC; voltage range: -36 V DC to -60 V DC

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Equipment Specifications
The following table lists the equipment specifications of an AAU.
Table 2-5 Equipment specifications
Item

Specifications

Dimensio
ns (Height
x
Diameter)

750 mm (29.53 in.) x 150 mm (5.91 in.)

Weight

15 kg (33.07 lb) (without the mounting kit and attachment plate)

Surge Protection Specifications


The surge protection specifications of an AAU are 10 kA in differential mode and 20 kA in
common mode.
NOTE

For details about other engineering specifications of an AAU, see section "AAU3940 Technical
Specifications" in 3900 Series Base Station Technical Description.

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Optical Module

An optical module transmits optical signals between an optical port and a fiber optic cable.
NOTE

l The exteriors of an optical module and the label on an optical module in this section are for
reference only. The actual exteriors may be different.
l Boards or RF modules supporting only the 1.25 Gbit/s CPRI port rate, for example, the GTMU or
RRU3908 V1, cannot use optical modules supporting a 9.8 Gbit/s CPRI port rate.
l Huawei wireless equipment can only use optical modules that have been certified by Huawei
Wireless Product Line. These optical modules must comply with the following standards and
requirements:
l

Specifications required by products in specific application scenarios

Laser safety standards of IEC 60825-1

General safety requirements of IEC 60950-1

l For the codes of SFP and QSFP optical modules that have been certified by Huawei Wireless
Product Line, see Spare Parts Catalog.

Exterior
The following figure shows the exterior of an optical module.

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Figure 3-1 Exterior of an optical module

a: Optical module

b: Bidirectional optical module

Label on an Optical Module


There is a label on each optical module, which provides information such as the rate,
wavelength, and transmission mode, as shown in the following figure.
Figure 3-2 Label on an optical module

(1) Rate

(2) Wavelength

(3) Transmission mode

Optical Module Type


Optical modules can be divided into single- and multimode optical modules, which can be
distinguished as follows:
l

The puller of a single-mode optical module is blue and the puller of a multimode optical
module is black or gray.

The transmission mode is displayed as "SM" on the label of a single-mode optical


module and "MM" on the label of a multimode optical module.

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AAU Cables

About This Chapter


This section describes AAU cables.
4.1 Cable List
AAU cables mainly include a PGND cable, a power cable, and a CPRI fiber optic cable.
4.2 PGND Cable and Equipotential Cable for an AAU
This section describes the exteriors and specifications of the PGND cable and equipotential
cable for an AAU.
4.3 AAU Power Cables
This section describes AAU power cables, which feed AC or DC power from power
equipment into AAUs.
4.4 CPRI Fiber Optic Cables
CPRI fiber optic cables are classified into multimode fiber optic cables and single-mode fiber
optic cables. They transmit CPRI signals.

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4.1 Cable List


AAU cables mainly include a PGND cable, a power cable, and a CPRI fiber optic cable.
Table 4-1 and Table 4-2 list AC AAU cables and DC AAU cables, respectively.
Table 4-1 AC AAU cables
One End

Cable

The Other End

Connector

Installation
Position

Connector

Installation
Position

AAU PGND
cable

OT terminal
(M6)

Primary ground
terminal for an
AAU

OT terminal
(M8)

External ground
busbar

AAU
equipotential
cable

OT terminal
(M6)

Primary ground
terminal for an
AAU

OT terminal
(M6)

Secondary
ground terminal
for an AAU

AC AAU power
cable (with an
ODM)

Tool-less
female
connector
(pressfit type)

POWER-IN
port

Cord end
terminal

OUTPUT port
on the ODM

AC AAU power
cable (without
an ODM)

Tool-less
female
connector
(pressfit type)

POWER-IN
port

Depending on
external power
equipment

External power
equipment

4.4 CPRI Fiber


Optic Cables
(with an ODM)

DLC connector

CPRI0 or
CPRI1 port

FC connector,
SC connector,
or DLC
connector

CPRI output
port on the
ODM

4.4 CPRI Fiber


Optic Cables
(without an
ODM)

DLC connector

CPRI0 or
CPRI1 port on
the AAU

DLC
connector

CPRI port on
the BBU

Table 4-2 DC AAU cables


Cable

AAU PGND
cable

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The Other End

Connector

Installation
Position

Connector

Installation
Position

OT terminal
(M6)

Primary ground
terminal for an
AAU

OT terminal
(M8)

External ground
busbar

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Cable

One End

The Other End

Connector

Installation
Position

Connector

Installation
Position

AAU
equipotential
cable

OT terminal
(M6)

Primary ground
terminal for an
AAU

OT terminal
(M6)

Secondary
ground terminal
for an AAU

DC AAU power
cable

EPC4
connector

POWER-IN
port

Depending on
external power
equipment

External power
equipment

4.4 CPRI Fiber


Optic Cables

DLC connector

CPRI0 or
CPRI1 port on
the AAU

DLC
connector

CPRI port on
the BBU

4.2 PGND Cable and Equipotential Cable for an AAU


This section describes the exteriors and specifications of the PGND cable and equipotential
cable for an AAU.

AAU PGND Cable


An AAU PGND cable connects an AAU and a ground bar for proper grounding of the AAU.
The following figure shows its exterior.
Figure 4-1 Exterior of an AAU PGND cable

(1) OT terminal (M6, 16 mm2 or 0.025 in.2)

(2) OT terminal (M8, 16 mm2 or 0.025 in.2)

NOTE

If the customer prepares the PGND cable, a copper-core cable with a cross-sectional area of 16 mm2 (0.025
in.2) or greater is recommended.

AAU Equipotential Cable


An AAU equipotential cable connects two AAUs to ensure equipotential bonding between
them. The following figure shows its exterior.

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Figure 4-2 Exterior of an AAU equipotential cable

(1) OT terminal (M6, 16 mm2 or 0.025 in.2)

NOTE

If the customer prepares the equipotential cable, a copper-core cable with a cross-sectional area of 16 mm2
(0.025 in.2) or greater is recommended.

4.3 AAU Power Cables


This section describes AAU power cables, which feed AC or DC power from power
equipment into AAUs.

Exterior
The following figures show the exteriors of AAU power cables.
NOTE

The colors and structures of cables vary according to countries and regions. If cables are purchased
locally, the cables must comply with local rules and regulations.

Figure 4-3 AAU power cable used in 220 V AC scenarios

(1) Tool-less female connector (pressfit type)

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Figure 4-4 AAU power cable used in 110 V AC dual-live-wire scenarios

(1) Tool-less female connector (pressfit type)

Figure 4-5 AAU power cable used in DC scenarios

(1) EPC4 connector

Description
The following table describes AAU power cables.
Table 4-3 AAU power cables

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Cable Exterior

Wire

Wire Color

Cable
Specifications

Figure 4-3

L wire

Brown

1.5 mm2 (0.002 in.2)


to 2.5 mm2 (0.004
in.2)

N wire

Blue

1.5 mm2 (0.002 in.2)


to 2.5 mm2 (0.004
in.2)

PE wire

Green and yellow

1.5 mm2 (0.002 in.2)


to 2.5 mm2 (0.004
in.2)

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Cable Exterior

Wire

Wire Color

Cable
Specifications

Figure 4-4

L1 wire

Black

1.5 mm2 (0.002 in.2)


to 2.5 mm2 (0.004
in.2)

L2 wire

Red

1.5 mm2 (0.002 in.2)


to 2.5 mm2 (0.004
in.2)

N wire

White

1.5 mm2 (0.002 in.2)


to 2.5 mm2 (0.004
in.2)

PE wire

Green

1.5 mm2 (0.002 in.2)


to 2.5 mm2 (0.004
in.2)

RTN(+) wire

Black

3.3 mm2 (0.005 in.2)


to 4.0 mm2 (0.006
in.2)

NEG(-) wire

Blue

3.3 mm2 (0.005 in.2)


to 4.0 mm2 (0.006
in.2)

Figure 4-5

4.4 CPRI Fiber Optic Cables


CPRI fiber optic cables are classified into multimode fiber optic cables and single-mode fiber
optic cables. They transmit CPRI signals.
A multimode fiber optic cable connects a BBU to an AAU or connects two AAUs. A
multimode fiber optic cable connecting a BBU and an AAU is 150 m (492.13 ft) long at most.
A single-mode fiber optic cable is made by connecting a single-mode pigtail and a trunk
single-mode fiber optic cable through an outdoor distributed module (ODM). A single-mode
pigtail is 20 m (65.62 ft) and 70 m (229.66 ft) long at most on the BBU and AAU sides,
respectively.
NOTE

l An ODM interconnects a single-mode pigtail and a trunk single-mode fiber optic cable.
l The trunk single-mode fiber optic cables are provided by the customer and must comply with the
ITU-T G.652 standard.
l A multimode fiber optic cable and a single-mode fiber optic cable are connected to a multimode
optical module and a single-mode optical module, respectively.

Exterior
Multimode fiber optic cable: The multimode fiber optic cable has a DLC connector at each
end, as shown in the following figure.
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Figure 4-6 Multimode fiber optic cable

(1) DLC connector

(2) Breakout cable

(3) Label on the breakout cable

NOTE

l When a multimode fiber optic cable connects a BBU and an AAU, the breakout cable on the BBU
side is 0.34 m (13.39 in.) and the breakout cable on the AAU side is 0.03 m (1.18 in.).
l When a multimode fiber optic cable connects two AAUs, the breakout cable on both sides is 0.03 m
(1.18 in.).

The following figure shows the connection of a multimode fiber optic cable between a BBU
and an AAU.
Figure 4-7 Connection of a multimode fiber optic cable between a BBU and an AAU

(1) Multimode fiber optic cable between a BBU and an AAU

Single-mode pigtail: The single-mode pigtail has a DLC connector at one end and an FC, LC,
or SC connector at the other end, as shown in the following figure.

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Figure 4-8 Single-mode pigtail

(1) DLC
connector

(2) Breakout
cable

(3) Label on the


breakout cable

(4) FC
connector

(5) LC
connector

(6) SC
connector

NOTE

l When a single-mode pigtail connects a BBU and an ODM, the breakout cables on the BBU side and
ODM side are 0.34 m (13.39 in.) and 0.8 m (31.50 in.), respectively.
l When a single-mode pigtail connects an ODM and an AAU, the breakout cables on the AAU side
and ODM side are 0.03 m (1.18 in.) and 0.8 m (31.50 in.), respectively.

The following figure shows the connection of a single-mode pigtail.

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Figure 4-9 Connection of a single-mode pigtail

(1) Single-mode pigtail between a BBU and an ODF

(2) Single-mode pigtail between an ODF and an


AAU

(3) Single-mode pigtail between an ODM and an AAU -

Selection Principle
The following table describes the principles for selecting CPRI fiber optic cables.
Table 4-4 Principles for selecting CPRI fiber optic cables

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Distance

Selection Principle

Remarks

Less than or
equal to 100
m (328.08 ft)

Multimode fiber optic cable

Connects a BBU and an AAU

Greater than
100 m
(328.08 ft)
and less than
or equal to
150 m
(492.12 ft)

Multimode fiber optic cable

Connects a BBU and an AAU

Recommended: single-mode
fiber optic cable (singlemode pigtail and trunk
single-mode fiber optic
cable)

The single-mode pigtail on the BBU or


AAU side is connected to the trunk
single-mode fiber optic cable using an
ODM.

When it connects two AAUs, the distance


between the two AAUs must be less than
or equal to 10 m (32.81 ft).

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Remote
Distance

Selection Principle

Remarks

Greater than
150 m
(492.12 ft)

Single-mode fiber optic cable


(single-mode pigtail and
trunk single-mode fiber optic
cable)

Pin Assignment
The following table describes the labels on and recommended connections for the breakout
cables of a CPRI fiber optic cable.
Table 4-5 Labels on and recommended connections for the breakout cables of a CPRI fiber
optic cable
Label

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Multimode Fiber
Optic Cable
Between a BBU or
an ODF and an
AAU

Multimode Fiber
Optic Cable
Between Two
AAUs

Single-Mode Pigtail
(Interconnected by
an ODM)

1A

CPRI RX port on the


AAU

CPRI RX port on
AAU 1

RX port on the BBU or


CPRI RX port on the
AAU

1B

CPRI TX port on the


AAU

CPRI TX port on
AAU 1

TX port on the BBU or


CPRI TX port on the
AAU

2A

ODM or TX port on
the BBU

CPRI TX port on
AAU 0

ODM

2B

ODM or RX port on
the BBU

CPRI RX port on
AAU 0

ODM

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