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Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . .

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1.3 How to Use This Manual

 

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1.4 Multiplexer Configurations

 

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1.6 CM-5 User

 

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Installation and Wiring

 

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2.2 Tools and Cables Required

 

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2.3 Unpacking and Inspecting ACS-160

 

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2.4 Installing the Multiplexer

 

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2.4.1

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2.7 Connecting T1 Circuit(s)

 

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2.7.1 Connecting a Channel Service Unit

 

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2.7.2 Using the ACS-160 with the Integrated CSU

 

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2.7.3 Wiring the External Timing Connectors (Optional)

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7.6 Channel Module Remote Access

 

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7.6.2 Determining the Configuration of a Channel Module

 

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7.6.3 Changing the Configuration of a Channel

 

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