Facility requirements

The following table provides the facilities requirements that must be met for the Brocade 7800.

Table 3 Facility requirements




  • Primary AC input 100-240 VAC, 2.0A, 47-63 Hz; switch autosenses input voltage
  • Adequate supply circuit, line fusing, and wire size, as specified by the electrical rating on the switch nameplate
  • Circuit protected by a circuit breaker and grounded in accordance with local electrical codes

Refer to Brocade 7800 Technical Specifications for complete power supply specifications.


  • A minimum air flow of 79.8 cubic meters/hour (47 cubic ft/min.) available in the immediate vicinity of the switch
  • Ambient air temperature not exceeding 40 ° C (104 ° F) while the switch is operating

Rack (when rack-mounted)

  • One rack unit (1U) in a 48.3 cm (19-inch) rack
  • All equipment in rack grounded through a reliable branch circuit connection
  • Additional weight of switch not to exceed the rack’s weight limits
  • Rack secured to ensure stability in case of unexpected movement