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Install the external LCD diagnostics handset

Follow instructions in this section to install the external LCD diagnostics handset.

About this task

shock hazard
Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels might be present. Only a qualified service technician is authorized to remove the covers where the label is attached.
moving parts
Hazardous moving fan blades nearby. Keep fingers and other body parts away.
240VA shock hazard

Hazardous energy present. Voltages with hazardous energy might cause heating when shorted with metal, which might result in spattered metal, burns, or both.

  • Go over Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work safely.

  • Touch the static-protective package that contains the component to any unpainted metal surface on the server; then, remove it from the package and place it on a static-protective surface.


  1. Align the connector on the cable with that on the server, and push it in.
    Figure 1. Connecting the external LCD diagnostics handset cable
  2. Attach the external LCD diagnostics handset to a metal surface with the magnetic bottom.
    Figure 2. Attaching the external LCD diagnostics handset to a metal surface

After this task is completed

Proceed to complete the parts replacement (see Complete the parts replacement).