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Remove the cross braces (SD650-I V3)

Use this information to remove the cross braces.

About this task

  • Read Installation Guidelines and Safety inspection checklist to ensure that you work safely.

  • Turn off the corresponding DWC tray that you are going to perform the task on.

  • Disconnect all external cables from the enclosure.

  • Use extra force to disconnect QSFP cables if they are connected to the solution.

Watch the procedure
  • A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.


  1. Make preparations for this task.
    1. Remove the tray from the enclosure. See Remove a DWC tray from the enclosure.
    2. Remove the tray cover. See Remove the tray cover.
  2. Remove the seven screws that secure the two brackets; then remove the brackets.
    Figure 1. Bracket removal
    Bracket removal
  3. Remove the front and the rear cross braces (12 Phillips #1 screws and 2 thumbscrews).
    Figure 2. Cross brace removal (SD650-I V3)
    Cross brace removal (SD650-I V3)
After you finish

If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.